Section 11-19-24

Construction of chapter not to impair right of eminent domain, etc., granted to utilities.

This chapter shall not be construed to impair the right of eminent domain granted heretofore or hereafter by the laws of this state to utilities, whether public or private, or their right to design, locate, erect, construct, reconstruct, alter, or maintain utility poles, towers, lines, conduits, pipes, or mains reasonably required in the public service or their right to exercise authority conferred by statute, franchise, certificate of convenience and necessity, license, or easement.

(Acts 1971, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 119, p. 4346, §24.)