WVC 34 - 1 - 7
§34-1-7. Same -- Rights of owner.
The owner of such property, after he shall have paid to the
person taking it up, or to the owner of such land, a just
compensation for any proper care, labor, or expense bestowed,
done, or incurred by him about such property, but not before, may
enter upon such land for the purpose, and, doing as little injury
as possible thereto, may remove such property, but shall pay to
the owner of such land any damages to him occasioned by such
entry and removal.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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