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Title 29 : Public Property and Supplies

Chapter 055 : STATE INSURANCE

(Cite as: 29 V.S.A. § 1403)
  • § 1403. Waiver of immunity by municipal corporations and counties

    Notwithstanding the provisions of section 5602 of Title 12 or any other statute, when a municipal corporation purchases a policy of liability insurance under section 1092 of Title 24, and when a county purchases a policy of liability insurance under the provisions of section 131 of Title 24, it waives its sovereign immunity from liability to the extent of the coverage of the policy and consents to be sued. (Added 1959, No. 328 (Adj. Sess.), § 14; amended 1981, No. 213 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 1989, No. 114, § 7, eff. June 20, 1989.)