(70 ILCS 605/11-5) (from Ch. 42, par. 11-5)
    Sec. 11-5. Petition for approval of contracts adjusting claims for benefits.
    Before a contract adjusting a claim for benefits becomes effective it must be approved by the court or courts having jurisdiction over the drainage district or districts. The commissioners of any district entering into such a contract shall petition the court having jurisdiction over that district for the approval of the contract. A copy of the contract shall be attached to the petition. If the contract is between 2 drainage districts under the jurisdiction of the same court the commissioners of the 2 districts may join in the same petition.
(Source: Laws 1955, p. 512.)