Maine Revised Statutes

§868. Action to recover damages for land taken for public use

No action or proceeding shall be brought or maintained to recover damages caused by the taking of any land, rights or other property to be used for a public purpose when such taking has been authorized by the Legislature, unless the same is commenced within 3 years after the cause first accrued for which the same or like proceedings might have been commenced, nor shall any compensation be awarded for damages sustained for more than 3 years before the commencement of proceedings to recover the same.