Section 11-50-273

Construction of division; exemption from jurisdiction and regulation of state Public Service Commission.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this division, neither this division nor anything contained in this division shall be construed as a restriction or limitation upon any power, right, or remedy which any waterworks board now in existence or hereafter formed may have in the absence thereof, but shall be construed as cumulative and independent of any such power, right, or remedy. No proceedings, notice, or approval shall be required for the acquisition of any property or the making of any loans or issuance or instruments in evidence thereof or as security therefor, except as prescribed in this division, any other law to the contrary notwithstanding.

(b) Any waterworks board organized under the provisions of this division shall be exempt from all jurisdiction of any regulation by the Alabama Public Service Commission.

(Acts 1947, No. 154, p. 48, §5.)