(70 ILCS 1835/5.21) (from Ch. 19, par. 705.21)
    Sec. 5.21.
    The District shall have the rights and powers enumerated in Division 74 of Article 11 of the "Illinois Municipal Code", approved May 29, 1961, as now or hereafter amended, in the same manner and form as though the District were a "municipality" as defined in Section 11-74-2 thereof.
(Source: P.A. 76-1788.)