(310 ILCS 10/8) (from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 8)
    Sec. 8. An Authority shall be a municipal corporation and shall constitute a body both corporate and politic, exercising public and essential governmental functions, and having all the powers necessary or convenient to carry out and effectuate the purposes and provisions of this Act, including, in addition to others herein granted, the powers enumerated in Sections 8.1 through 8.8, inclusive.
(Source: Laws 1955, p. 1772.)