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Email: Chapter 5B, Article 1A, Section 8

§5B-1A-8. Limitation on liability of owner from whom state acquires land or interest therein.

During the interim period when an abandoned railroad right-of-way is held by the state for possible future railroad use, the owner of the railroad right-of-way from whom the state acquired the land or an interest therein is relieved from civil liability for any personal injury or property damage occurring on the right-of-way during such interim period, which might otherwise arise from ownership.