Section 11-42-164

Annexation agreement deemed contract between municipalities; right of persons residing in annexed municipality to enforce agreement against annexing municipality.

The agreement of annexation shall be and shall be held to be a contract by and between the city or town annexed and the city or town to which annexation is made, and no amendment of this article or subsequent law enacted shall in anywise abrogate or change the terms of the agreement of annexation, and any person residing in or owning property in the territory which was embraced within the city or town annexed shall have the right in a court having jurisdiction to require the annexing city or town to abide by and carry out the provisions of the agreement of annexation.

(Code 1907, §1149; Code 1923, §1844; Code 1940, T. 37, §211.)