743.31 Forfeiture of charter for neglect to furnish gas - exception.

Any gaslight company which neglects to furnish gas to the citizens and other consumers of gas or to the municipal corporation in accordance with the prices fixed and established by the legislative authority shall forfeit all rights of such company under the charter by which it has been established, and the legislative authority may proceed to erect, or, by ordinance, empower any person to erect gasworks for the supply of gas to such municipal corporation and its citizens.

A temporary failure to furnish gas shall not operate as a forfeiture, unless such failure is through the neglect or misconduct of such gaslight or gaslight and coke company.

Effective Date: 10-01-1953 .