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Part Two The Oklahoma Constitution and Commentary, Art.XVIII Municipal Corporations

From: The Oklahoma State Constitution

Danny M. Adkison, Lisa McNair Palmer

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 23 October 2021

Municipal corporations shall not be created by special laws, but the Legislature, by general laws shall provide for the incorporation and organization of cities and towns and the classification of same in proportion to population, subject to the provisions of this article. This section recognizes the power of the Legislature to create municipal corporations and define their powers, but puts certain limitations on that power (Lackey v. State, 1911). Every municipal corporation now existing within this State shall continue with all of its present rights and powers...
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