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31-21-1      Affidavit that ditch should be opened--Contents of affidavit--Notice of meeting of board of county commissioners--Examination of premises.
31-21-2      Form of notice.
31-21-3      Filing of notice and affidavit--Service on landowner--Nonresident landowners.
31-21-4      Return of service--Nonresident landowners--Publication of notice--Posting of notice--Time of publication or posting.
31-21-5      Examination of land--Hearing reasons for and against ditch--Decision--Assessment of damages in favor of landowner.
31-21-6      Benefits to landowner as factor in fixing damages--Fixing damages by agreement--Writing and filing agreement--Agreement as conclusive.
31-21-7      Laying out and opening ditch--Statement respecting decisions and damages--Filing of statement--Record kept by county auditor.
31-21-8      Payment to landowner before opening of ditch.
31-21-9      Appeal from decision to open ditch--Procedure applicable.
31-21-10      Failure to appeal--Time decision becomes final--Opening of ditch--Landowner's instructions as to line of ditch.
31-21-11      Entry upon land for maintenance of ditch.
31-21-12      Civil liability for obstruction of ditch.
31-21-13      Obstruction of ditch as misdemeanor.

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