The applicant may pay the damages and compensation assessed at any time within six months after the assessment thereof or, in case an appeal is taken, within six months after the appeal is determined. If the applicant fails to pay the same within such time, such assessment shall cease to be binding on the owner of the lands, and the rights of the United States thereunder shall be terminated.

(Code 1907, §2425; Code 1923, §3159; Code 1940, T. 59, §15.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 42-2-11

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • United States: includes the territories thereof and the District of Columbia. See Alabama Code 1-1-1