Section 11-50-323

Construction of article; jurisdiction, etc., of State Board of Health and state Public Service Commission.

Neither this article nor any provision contained in this article shall be construed as a restriction or limitation upon any power, right, or remedy which any corporation organized under Sections 11-50-230 through 11-50-241, as amended, or organized or the certificate of incorporation of which is amended under the provisions of this article 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 incorporation of such corporation or the amendment of its articles of incorporation, the acquisition of any property or systems or the making of any loans or the issuance of bonds or instruments in evidence thereof or as security therefor, except as prescribed in this article, any other law to the contrary notwithstanding; provided, however, that nothing in this article shall be construed to suspend the jurisdiction of the State Board of Health as may be otherwise provided by law. Every corporation organized under Sections 11-50-230 through 11-50-241, as amended, or organized or the certificate of incorporation of which is amended under the provisions of this article shall be exempt from all jurisdiction of and regulation by the Alabama Public Service Commission.

(Acts 1951, No. 175, p. 416, §11.)