(70 ILCS 810/4) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 6407)
    Sec. 4. All courts shall take judicial notice of all forest preserve districts organized under or otherwise subject to this Act and every such district shall constitute a body politic and corporate, may sue and be sued in all courts and places where judicial proceedings are had, and take any action authorized by law. Every such district may contract, acquire and hold real and personal property necessary for its corporate purposes and adopt a seal and alter the same at its pleasure.
(Source: P.A. 80-320.)