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Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847

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This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

  1. Introductory Text

  2. II.Interpretations in this and the special Act:

  3. III.Interpretations in this and the special Act:

  4. Citing the Act

    1. Short Title of this Act.

      1. IV.In citing this Act in other Acts of Parliament, and...

    2. Form in which Portions of this Act may be incorporated with other Acts.

      1. V.For the Purpose of incorporating Part only of this Act...

  5. Officers

    1. Until an Inspector is appointed Under some general Act, Execution of Works may be proceeded with without his Approval.

      1. VI.When by this or the special Act any Matter is...

    2. Commissioners to appoint, subject to Approval, a Surveyor.

      1. VII.The Commissioners shall appoint, subject to the prescribed Approval, or,...

    3. Surveyor, before entering upon Office, to make the following Declaration.

      1. VIII.Every such Surveyor upon his Appointment, and before he enters...

    4. Commissioners shall appoint an Inspector of Nuisances.

      1. IX.The Commissioners shall appoint some Person, by the Title of...

    5. Surveyor and Inspector of Nuisances.

      1. X.The Commissioners may, if they think fit, appoint the same...

    6. Commissioners to provide Offices for Surveyor and Inspector.

      1. XI.The Commissioners shall provide Offices for the Use of the...

    7. Power to appoint, subject to Approval, an Officer of Health.

      1. XII.The Commissioners may, if they think fit, appoint, subject to...

  6. Surveys and Plans

    1. Commissioners to cause a Map of the District within the Limits of the special Act to be made, and to be open to Inspection.

      1. XIII.The Commissioners shall, as soon as conveniently may be after...

    2. Ordnance may furnish Commissioners with Maps, or cause Surveys to be made.

      1. XIV.The principal Officers of Her Majesty's Ordnance may, if they...

    3. Level Lines to be marked on Map, and Bench Marks to be made for denoting the same.

      1. XV.The Commissioners shall cause to be marked on the Map...

    4. Commissioners may cause Maps to be engraved, &c., and pay Expences out of Rates.

      1. XVI.The Commissioners may cause every such Plan to be copied,...

    5. Commissioners to cause Plans to be prepared of Alterations of new Works or Alterations of existing Works.

      1. XVII.The Commissioners shall cause their Surveyor to prepare Plans of...

    6. Before giving Notice of Construction of Works, Plans to be prepared and deposited in the Office of the Commissioners.

      1. XVIII.Before giving Notice of their Intention to construct any Work...

  7. Lands

    1. The taking of Lands to be subject to the Provisions of this Act and the Lands Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845.

      1. XIX.Where by this or the special Act the Commissioners shall...

    2. Errors and Omissions in Plans, &c may be corrected by Justices, who shall certify the same.

      1. XX.If any Omission, Mis-statement, or wrong: Description shall have been...

    3. Commissioners to make Compensation for Damage done.

      1. XXI.The Commissioners shall make good all Damage to any Buildings...

  8. Sewers

    1. Management of Sewers and other Works vested in the Commissioners.

      1. XXII.All public Sewers and Drains within the Limits of the...

    2. Drainage Districts to be formed, subject to Approval of Inspector.

      1. XXIII.The Commissioners shall from Time to Time, subject to the...

    3. Power to Commissioners to construct Sewers where none exist, making Compensation to Owners of Property.

      1. XXIV.The Commissioners shall from Time to Time, subject to the...

    4. Commissioners may alter Sewers from Time to Time.

      1. XXV.The Commissioners may from Time to Time, as they see...

    5. Commissioners not to destroy existing Sewers, &c. without providing others. Penalty for Neglect.

      1. XXVI.If any Person, by means of any Enlargement, Alteration, or...

    6. Commissioners to cause Estimates to be prepared and submitted to the Inspector.

      1. XXVII.Before entering into any Contract for executing any such Work...

    7. As to the Expence of making new Sewers.

      1. XXVIII.The Expence of making any new Sewer shall be defrayed...

    8. As to the Expence of maintaining Sewers, &c.

      1. XXIX.The Expence of maintaining and cleaning all Sewers vested in...

    9. Penalty for making unauthorized Drains.

      1. XXX.Every Person, not being employed for that Purpose by the...

    10. Vaults and Cellars under Streets not to be made without the Consent of the Commissioners.

      1. XXXI.No Building shall be erected over any Sewer belonging to...

    11. Streets may be stopped for Repairs.

      1. XXXIII.The Commissioners may stop any Street, and prevent all Persons...

    12. All Sewers, &c. to be covered with Traps.

      1. XXXIV.All Sewers and Drains within the Limits of the special...

    13. Sewers may be used by Owners and Occupiers of Land beyond Limits of Town or District.

      1. XXXIV.Any Person, being the Owner or Occupier of any Lands...

  9. House Drains

    1. Commissioners empowered to construct Drains from House, charging Owner, &c. with the Expence.

      1. XXXV.If any House or Building within the Limits of the...

    2. No House to be hereafter built without Drains being constructed.

      1. XXXVI.No House or Building within the Limits of the special...

    3. Where Houses are rebuilt, the Level shall be sufficient to allow a Drain to be constructed.

      1. XXXVII.Whenever any House is rebuilt within the Limits of the...

    4. Notice of Buildings and Rebuildings to be given to the Commissioners.

      1. XXXVIII.Before beginning to build any new House, or to rebuild...

    5. Commissioners may signify Disapproval within Fourteen Days.

      1. XXXIX.Within Fourteen Days after receiving such Notice the Commissioners may...

    6. Houses built without Notice, or contrary to Provisions of this or the special Act, may be altered.

      1. XL.In default of sending such Notice and Plan, or if...

    7. If Commissioners fail to signify their Approval, &c. within Fourteen Days, Parties may proceed without.

      1. XLI.Provided always, That if the Commissioners fail to signify in...

    8. Commissioners may require Owners of Houses to provide Privies and Ashpits for the same.

      1. XLII.The Commissioners shall require the Owner of every House within,...

    9. Penalty for neglecting to provide Privy, &c.

      1. XLIII.The Owner of any such House shall provide the same...

    10. Drains, Privies, and Cesspools to be kept in good Order by Owners.

      1. XLIV.All Branch Drains as well within as without the Lands...

    11. As to the Inspection of Drains, Privies, and Cesspools.

      1. XLV.The Surveyor of the Commissioners may inspect any Drain, Privy,...

    12. Penalty on Persons making or altering Drains, &c. contrary to the Orders of the Commissioners.

      1. XLVI.If any such Drain, Privy, or Cesspool be on Inspection...

  10. Paving

    1. Management of Streets vested in Commissioners.

      1. XLVII.The Mangement of all the Streets which at the passing...

    2. Commissioners to be Surveyors of Highways.

      1. XLVIII.The Commissioners, and none other, shall be the Surveyors of...

    3. Commissioners liable to Indictment for Want of Repairs.

      1. XLIX.The Commissioners shall be deemed guilty of a Misdemeanor for...

    4. Road. Trustees not to collect Tolls within Limits of Act.

      1. L.The Trustees of any Turnpike Road shall not collect any...

    5. Power for the Commissioners to pave public Streets.

      1. LI.The Commissioners may from Time to Time cause all or...

    6. Commissioners may place Fences to Footways.

      1. LII.The Commissioners shall from Time to Time place such Fences...

    7. Where public Streets have not heretofore been paved, Commissioners may cause them to be paved, at the Expence of the Occupiers of adjoining Lands.

      1. LIII.If any Street, although a public Highway at the passing...

    8. Future Streets may be declared Highways.

      1. LIV.If any Street, not being a public Highway at the...

    9. Commissioners, upon Completion of Two Thirds of any Street, may, upon Application, require remaining One Third to be completed by Owners of Houses.

      1. LV.If any Street, not being a public Highway at the...

    10. Penalty on Persons altering Pavements without the Consent of the Commissioners.

      1. LVI.Every Person who wilfully displaces, takes up, or makes any...

  11. New Streets

    1. Notice of Intention to lay out new Streets to be given to Commissioners.

      1. LVII.Every Person who intends to make or lay out any...

    2. Levels to be fixed by the Surveyor to the Commissioners.

      1. LVIII.The Level of every new Street shall be fixed under...

    3. If the Commissioners fail to fix the Level, the Party may proceed without.

      1. LIX.If the Commissioners do not fix such "Level within Six...

    4. Persons laying out Streets, without Notice to be liable to the Expences of subsequent Alterations of Levels.

      1. LX.Every Person who makes or lays out any such new...

    5. Situation of Gas and Water Pipes to be altered at the Expence of the Commissioners.

      1. LXI.For the Purposes of this or the special Act, if...

    6. If Gas or Water Company neglect to make the Alteration, the Commissioners may cause the same to be done.

      1. LXII.If the Person to whom any such Pipes or Works...

    7. As to the Width of new Streets.

      1. LXIII.It shall not be lawful to make or lay, out...

  12. Naming Streets

    1. Houses to be numbered and Streets named.

      1. LXIV.The Commissioners shall from Time to Time cause the Houses...

    2. Numbers of Houses to be renewed by Occupiers.

      1. LXV.The Occupiers of Houses and other Buildings in the Streets...

  13. Improving Streets

    1. Houses may be set forward for improving Line of Street.

      1. LXVI.The Commissioners may allow, upon such Terms as they think...

    2. Commissioners may purchase Houses or Ground for effecting additional Improvements.

      1. LXVII.The Commissioners may agree with the Owners of any Lands...

    3. Houses projecting beyond Line of Street, when taken down, to be set back.

      1. LXVIII.When any House or Building, any Part of which projects...

    4. Future Projections of Houses, &c. to be removed, on Notice.

      1. LXIX.The Commissioners may give Notice to the Occupier of any...

    5. Commissioners may cause existing Projections to be removed, and Compensation to be made.

      1. LXX.If any such Obstructions or Projections were erected or placed...

    6. Doors in future to be made to open inwards.

      1. LXXI.All Doors, Gates, and Bars put, up after the passing...

    7. Doors opening outwards may be altered.

      1. LXXII.If any such Door, Gate, or Bar was before the...

    8. Coverings for Cellar Doors to be made by Occupier.

      1. LXXIII.When any Opening is made in any Pavement or Foot-path...

    9. Waterspouts to be affixed to Houses or Buildings.

      1. LXXIV.The Occupier of every House or Building in, adjoining, or...

  14. Ruinous or dangerous Buildings

    1. Ruinous or dangerous Buildings to be taken down or secured by Owners, &c.

      1. LXXV.If any Building or Wall, or any Thing affixed thereon,...

    2. The Expences to be levied by Distress on the Owner.

      1. LXXVI.If such Owner can be found within the Limits of...

    3. If Owner cannot be found, Commissioners may take the House or Ground, making Compensation provided by 7 & 8 Vict. c.18.

      1. LXXVII.If such Owner cannot be found within the said Limits,...

    4. Commissioners may sell the Materials, restoring to the Owner Overplus arising from the Sale.

      1. LXXVIII.If any such House or Building as aforesaid, or any...

  15. Precautions during Repairs

    1. Bars to be erected across Streets while Repairs or Alterations are making, and Lights placed at Night.

      1. LXXIX.The Commissioners shall, during the Construction or Repair of any...

    2. Hoards to be set up during Repairs.

      1. LXXX.Every Person intending to build or take down any Building...

    3. Penalty for not lighting Deposits of Building Materials or Excavations.

      1. LXXXI.When any Building Materials, Rubbish, or other Things are laid,...

    4. Penalty for continuing Deposits of Building Materials or Excavations an unreasonable Time.

      1. LXXXII.In no Case shall any such Building Materials or other...

    5. Dangerous Places to be repaired or inclosed.

      1. LXXXIII.If any Building or Hole or any other Place near...

  16. Objections to Works

    1. Commissioners to give Notice of new Levels or Sewers.

      1. LXXXIV.Twenty-eight Days at the least before fixing the Level of...

    2. Meeting of Commissioners to hear Objections in the Presence of the Inspector.

      1. LXXXV.The Commissioners shall meet at the Time and Place mentioned...

    3. Persons aggrieved by Order of Commissioners may appeal to Quarter Sessions.

      1. LXXXVI.Any Person liable to pay or to contribute towards the...

  17. Cleansing Streets

    1. Commissioners to cause Streets to be cleansed, and Dust and Ashes to be removed from the Houses.

      1. LXXXVII.The Commissioners shall cause all the Streets, together with the...

    2. Occupiers to cause Footways to be swept.

      1. LXXXVIII.The Occupiers of Buildings and Lands within or adjoining the...

    3. Commissioners may compound for sweeping Footways.

      1. LXXXIX.The Commissioners may compound, for such Time as they think...

    4. Dust, &c. collected to be vested in the Commissioners.

      1. XC.The Dust and Filth which the Commissioners shall cause to...

    5. Commissioners may provide Lands, &c. for Deposit of Soil and materials.

      1. XCI.The Commissioners may from Time; to 'Time provide Places convenient...

    6. Dust Boxes to be erected by Commissioners.

      1. XCII.The Commissioners, if they think fit so to do, may...

    7. Commissioners may cause public Conveniences to be erected.

      1. XCIII.The Commissioners may erect such public Urinals within the Limits...

    8. Commissioners to cause Streets to be watered, and Wells, Pumps, &c. to be provided.

      1. XCIV.The Commissioners shall, as often as Occasion requires, cause the...

    9. Commissioners to appoint Scavengers.

      1. XCV.The Commissioners shall appoint and employ a sufficient Number of...

    10. Penalty for obstructing Scavengers.

      1. XCVI.Every Occupier of any Building or Land within the said...

    11. Penalty on Persons other than Scavengers removing Dirt.

      1. XCVII.Every Person, other than the Person employed by the Commissioners,...

    12. Penalty for conveying offensive Matter at improper Times.

      1. XCVIII.The Commissioners may from Time to Time fix the Hours...

  18. Nuisances

    1. Stagnant Pools of Water and other Annoyances to be removed.

      1. XCIX.No Person shall suffer any waste or stagnant "Water to...

    2. Regulations to prevent Accumulation of Dung, &c.

      1. C.If the Dung or Soil of any Stable, Cowhouse, or...

    3. On Certificate of the Officer of Health, Filth to be removed.

      1. CI.If Officer of Health, or, if for the Time being...

    4. Houses to be whitewashed and purified, on Certificate of Officer of Health, &c.

      1. CII.If at any Time the Officer of Health, or, if...

    5. No Interment in any Grave without leaving Two Feet Six Inches clear of Soil above the Coffin.

      1. CIII.No. Coffin containing a Corpse shall, be buried in any...

    6. Justices may order Nuisances to be abated.

      1. CIV.If any Candle-house, Melting-house, Melting-place, or Soap-house, or any Slaughter-house,...

    7. Penalty for Disobedience of Orders of Justices.

      1. CV.If any such Nuisance, or the Cause of any such...

    8. Commissioners to order Costs of Prosecutions to be paid out of the Rates.

      1. CVI.The Commissioners may direct any Prosecution for any public Nuisance...

  19. Nuisances

    1. Act not to affect Nuisances at Common Law.

      1. CVII.Nothing in this Act contained shall be construed to render...

  20. Smoke

    1. Fireplaces of Factories &c. to consume their own Smoke.

      1. CVIII.Every Fireplace or Furnace constructed after the passing of the...

  21. Fire

    1. Party Walls to be carried up through the Roof.

      1. CIX.The Party Walls of all Buildings greeted after the; passing...

  22. Ventilation

    1. Regulating Construction of Buildings intended as Places for Public Meetings.

      1. CX.Before beginning to build any Building intended to be used...

    2. If Commissioners fail to signify their Approval of Plan within Fourteen Days, Party may proceed to build.

      1. CXI.Provided always, That if the Commissioners fail to signify in...

    3. Persons may appeal against Determination.

      1. CXII.Provided also, That if the Person so intending to build...

    4. Cellars in Courts not to be occupied as Dwellings after letting prohibited.

      1. CXIII.It shall not be lawful to let separately, except as...

    5. No Cellars under the Height of Seven Feet from the Floor to the Ceiling to be let as Dwellings.

      1. CXIV.It shall not be lawful to let separately, except as...

    6. Penalty on letting such Cellars as Dwelling Places.

      1. CXV.Every Person who lets separately (except as aforesaid) or who...

  23. Lodging Houses

    1. For the Regulation and Inspection of Lodging Houses.

      1. CXVI.It shall not be lawful to keep or use as...

    2. Commissioners to keep a Register of Lodging House Keepers, and make Rules for promoting Cleanliness and Ventilation.

      1. CXVII.The Commissioners shall cause a Register to be kept in...

    3. Penalty on Lodging House Keepers not com plying with the Provisions of the Act.

      1. CXVIII.Every Person who shall keep any Lodging House, and receive...

  24. Lighting

    1. Commissioners may contract for lighting the Streets,

      1. CXIX.The Commissioners may contract for the prescribed Period, or (where...

    2. For ascertaining Price to be paid for Gas in case of Dispute.

      1. CXX.If the Commissioners, and the Owners of any Gasworks authorized...

  25. Water

    1. Power to Commissioners to construct public Cisterns and Pumps for Supply of Water to Baths and Wash-houses.

      1. CXXI.The Commissioners shall cause all existing public Cisterns Pumps, Wells,...

    2. Commissioners may contract for Supply of Water.

      1. CXXII.The Commissioners may contract for the prescribed Period, or (where...

    3. For ascertaining Price to be paid for Water in case of Dispute.

      1. CXXIII.If the Commissioners, and the Owners of any Waterworks authorized...

    4. Commissioners to cause Fire Plugs, &c. to be provided and maintained.

      1. CXXIV.The Commissioners shall cause Fireplugs, and all necessary Works, Machinery,...

  26. Slaughterhouses

    1. Commissioners may license Slaughterhouses, &c.

      1. CXXV.The Commissioners may license such Slaughter-houses and Knackers Yards as...

    2. No new Slaughterhouses in future to be erected with out a Licence.

      1. CXXVI.No Place shall be used or occupied as a Slaughter-house...

    3. Existing Slaughter-houses, &c. to be registered.

      1. CXXVII.Every Place within the Limits of the special Act which...

    4. Commissioners may make Bye Laws for Regulation of Slaughterhouses, &c.

      1. CXXVIII.The Commissioners shall from Time to Time, by Bye Laws,...

    5. Justice may suspend Licence of Slaughterhouses, &c. in addition to Penalty imposed.

      1. CXXIX.The Justices before whom any Person is convicted of killing...

    6. Penalty for slaughtering Cattle during Suspension of Licence, &c.

      1. CXXX.Every Person who during the Period for which any such...

    7. Officers may enter and inspect Slaughterhouses, &c.

      1. CXXXI.The Inspector of Nuisances, the Officer of Health, or any...

  27. Special Order

    1. As to certain Matters authorized to be done by the Commissioners by special Order only.

      1. CXXXII.Where by this or the special. Act the Commissioners are...

    2. Final Resolution not to be carried into effect for One Month, nor then if a Majority of the Ratepayers remonstrate against the same.

      1. CXXXIII.Provided always, That after any Resolution has been confirmed in...

    3. Commissioners may purchase Slaughterhouses, &c.

      1. CXXXIV.The Commissioners may from Time to Time, with the Concurrence...

    4. And Places for public Recreation.

      1. CXXXV.The Commissioners may by a special Order as herein defined,...

    5. Public Bathing Places and Drying Grounds.

      1. CXXXVI.The Commissioners may from Time to Time by special Order...

    6. Proportion of Baths for the Working Classes.

      1. CXXXVII.Provided always, Thai the Number of Baths for the Use...

    7. Charges for the Use of Baths.

      1. CXXXVIII.The Commissioners may from Time to Time make such reasonable...

    8. Recovery of Charges for the Use of Baths, &c.

      1. CXXXIX.For the Recovery of the Charges at such Wash-houses and...

    9. Publication of Bye Laws-in regard to Baths, &c.

      1. CXL.A printed Copy or sufficient Abstract of the Bye Laws...

    10. Sale of Baths, &c. on discontinuing them.

      1. CXLI.Whenever any of such public Baths, Bathing Places, Wash-houses, or...

    11. Application to be made to Parliament if additional Powers necessary.

      1. CXLII.If it appear that any Works which the Commissioners deem...

  28. Clocks

    1. Power to Commissioner's to provide public Clocks.

      1. CXLIII.And with respect to Clocks, be it enacted, That the...

  29. Execution of Works by Commissioners

    1. Commissioners empowered to enter upon Lands for the Purposes of this Act.

      1. CXLIV.The Commissioners shall, for the Purposes of this or the...

    2. Penalty on Persons obstructing Commissioners in their Duty.

      1. CXLV.Every Person who shall at any Time obstruct the Commissioners...

  30. Execution of Works by Owners

    1. As to Service of Notice on Owners and Occupiers of Buildings and Lands.

      1. CXLVI.Where under this or the special Act any Notice is...

    2. Commissioners, in default of Owner or Occupier, may execute Works and recover Expences.

      1. CXLVII.Whenever under the Provisions of this or the special Act,...

    3. Occupier, in default of Owner, may execute Works and deduct Expences from his Rent.

      1. CXLVIII.Whenever Default is made by the Owner of any Buildings...

    4. How Expences are to be recovered from Owner.

      1. CXLIX.If the Owner of any Buildings or Lands made liable...

    5. Power to levy Charges on Occupier, who may deduct the same from his Rent.

      1. CL.The Commissioners may, by way of additional Remedy, whether any...

    6. Occupier not to be liable for more than the Amount of Rent due.

      1. CLI.Provided always, That no Occupier of any Buildings or Lands...

    7. Commissioners may allow Time for Repayment by Owners of Improvement Expences.

      1. CLII.Where any such Expences payable to the Commissioners by any...

    8. Proceedings in case of Tenants opposing the Execution of this Act.

      1. CLIII.If the Occupier of any Buildings or Lands within the...

    9. Respecting existing Con tracts for Building.

      1. CLIV.Nothing herein or in the special Act contained shall extend...

    10. Respecting Contracts for Leases.

      1. CLV.Nothing herein or in the special Act contained shall affect...

  31. Rates

    1. As to the Recovery of private Improvement Expences.

      1. CLVI.Where by this or the special Act the Occupiers of...

    2. Where new-Sewers are made Commissioners may make special Sewer Rates.

      1. CLVII.Whenever any new Sewer shall be made the Commissioners may...

    3. Commissioners to make a general Sewer Rate distinct from other Rates.

      1. CLVIII.Except where it shall be otherwise provided by the special...

    4. Commissioners may borrow Money by Mortgage of Sewer Rates.

      1. CLIX.The Commissioners may borrow Money by Mortgage of the special...

    5. Sewer Rate to be of such Amount as to pay off Monies borrowed thereon in Thirty Years.

      1. CLX.The Commissioners shall from Time to Time, unless it be...

    6. Cases where Rates may be charged upon separate and distinct Districts.

      1. CLXI.Where by this or the special Act the Commissioners are...

    7. Hates to be levied on separate and distinct Districts.

      1. CLXII.The, Commissioners may in such Case, instead of making one...

    8. Drainage Rates.

      1. CLXIII.In all Cases when the Commissioners have paid or become...

    9. Occupiers may deduct a Proportion of Drainage Rate from their Rent.

      1. CLXIV.Every Occupier of any such House or Building at a...

    10. Landlords being also Tenants, may deduct Proportion of Drainage Rate from their Rent.

      1. CLXV.Every Landlord, from whom any Part of his Rent has...

    11. Limitation of Expenditure for House Drains, &c,

      1. CLXVI.Without the written Consent of the Owner of any such...

    12. Rates to be levied on Persons holding, using, or occupying Houses, &c.

      1. CLXVII.Every Rate which the Commissioners are by this or the...

    13. Exemptions from Rates.

      1. CLXVIII.Provided also, That no Person shall be rated to any...

    14. Rates may be prospective or retrospective.

      1. CLXIX.The Commissioners may make any such Rate as aforesaid prospectively...

    15. Commissioners to cause Estimates to be prepared before making a Rate.

      1. CLXX.The Commissioners from Time to Time, before proceeding to make...

    16. Notice of Rate to be given.

      1. CLXXI.Notice of the Intention of making every Rate authorized to...

    17. Form of Rate.

      1. CLXXII.Every such Rate shall be fairly transcribed in a Book...

    18. Rate to be open to Inspection of Rate-payers, who may take Copies, &c.

      1. CLXXIII.The Statement of the proposed Rate, and the Rate immediately...

    19. Rates maybe amended.

      1. CLXXIV.The Commissioners may from Time to Time amend any Rate...

    20. Value of Property to be ascertained according to Poor Rate.

      1. CLXXV.CThe annual Value of all Property rateable under this or...

    21. If Poor Rate an unfair Criterion, a Valuation to be made.

      1. CLXXVI.Provided always, That if at any Time the Rate for...

    22. Person appointed a Valuer to make a Declaration, before acting.

      1. CLXXVII.Before any such Valuation shall be made the Person appointed...

    23. Poor Rate to be open to Inspection by Commissioners.

      1. CLXXVIII.The Commissioners, or any Person by them authorized, may from...

    24. Owner of Property unoccupied to be assessed to the Sewer Rate.

      1. CLXXIX.When any Property in respect of which the Occupier would...

    25. Unoccupied Premises to be included in the Rates; and if the Premises are afterwards occupied, a Portion of Rates to be paid.

      1. CLXXX.When any Property in respect of which any Person is...

    26. Owners of Property not exceeding 10l. per Annum net annual Value to pay Rates instead of Occupier.

      1. CLXXXI.The Owners of all rateable Property, of which the full...

    27. Not necessary to name the Owner where unknown.

      1. CLXXXII.Whenever the Name of any Owner liable to be rated...

    28. Tenants under existing Leases to repay the Owner.

      1. CLXXXIII.Provided always, That when any Owner is rated in respect...

    29. Occupiers may be rated if they think fit.

      1. CLXXXIV.Provided also, that the Occupiers of any rateable Property, being...

  32. Appeal

    1. Persons aggrieved may appeal to Petty Sessions on the ground of Incorrectness, &c. of Valuation.

      1. CLXXXV.If any Person think himself aggrieved by any Rate on...

    2. Parties may appeal to the Quarter Sessions against a Rate.

      1. CLXXXVI.If any Person think himself 'aggrieved by any Rate made...

    3. Quarter Sessions to hear Appeal, whose Decision shall be final.

      1. CLXXXVII.The Court shall hear and determine the Appeal in a...

    4. No Order of Special Sessions to be in force pending Appeal.

      1. CLXXXVIII.No Order of the said Justices shall be of any...

    5. On Appeal, the Quarter Sessions and Petty Sessions to have same Power of amending and quashing Rates, and of awarding Costs, as in Appeals against Poor Rates.

      1. CLXXXIX.The said Justices and the Court of Quarter Sessions respectively...

    6. Order of Justices not to be removed by Certiorari.

      1. CXC.No Order of the said. Justices or Court of Quarter...

  33. Recovery of Rates

    1. Rates to be recovered by Distress.

      1. CXCI.If any Person rated under the Authority of this or...

    2. Form of Warrant of Distress.

      1. CXCII.The "Warrant of Distress for the Recovery of any Rate...

    3. Rate Books to be Evidence.

      1. CXCIII.In any Proceeding to levy; and recover or consequent on...

    4. Remedy against Persons quitting before Payment of Rates.

      1. CXCIV.If any Person quit or be about to quit any...

    5. Rates to be apportioned on Holder quitting.

      1. CXCV.When any Rate has been made for a particular Period,...

    6. Rates due from Owner may be recovered from Occupier.

      1. CXCVI.When the Owner of any rateable Property is rated in...

    7. Occupier not to be required to pay more than the Amount of Rent owing by him.

      1. CXCVII.Provided always, That no such Occupier shall be required to...

    8. Occupier refusing to give Name of Owner liable to a Penalty.

      1. CXCVIII.If, on the Request of the Commissioners, or of the...

    9. Surveyors of Highways may proceed for the Recovery of Arrears of Highway Rates.

      1. CXCIX.The several Persons who at the Time of the passing...

  34. Bye Laws

    1. Bye Laws.

      1. CC.The Commissioners may from Time to Time make such Bye...

    2. Bye Laws may be enforced by Imposition of Penalties.

      1. CCI.The Commissioners, by the Bye Laws so to be made...

    3. Bye Laws to be confirmed.

      1. CCII.No Bye Law made by the Commissioners under the Authority...

    4. Notice of Confirmation to be given.

      1. CCIII.No such Bye Laws shall be confirmed unless Notice of...

    5. A Copy of proposed Bye Laws to be open to Inspection.

      1. CCIV.For One Month at least previous to any such Application...

    6. Publication of Bye Laws.

      1. CCV.Such Bye Laws, when confirmed, shall be published in the...

    7. Bye Laws to be binding on all Parties.

      1. CCVI.Such Bye Laws, when so confirmed and published, shall be...

    8. Evidence of Bye Laws.

      1. CCVII.The Production of a written or printed Copy of the...

    9. Penalty on pulling dow Boards.

      1. CCVIII.Any Person who destroys, pulls down, injures, or defaces any...

    10. Tender of Amends.

      1. CCIX.And with respect to the Tender of. Amends, be it...

  35. Recovery of Damages and Penalties

    1. Clauses of 8 & 9 Vict. c.20 as to Recovery of Damages and Penalties incorporated with this and special Act, &c.

      1. CCX.The Clauses of the Railways Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845, with...

    2. In Ireland Part of Penalties to be paid to Guardians of Unions.

      1. CCXI.Provided always, That in Ireland, in the Case of any...

    3. Things required to be done by Two Justices may, in certain Cases, be done by One.

      1. CCXII.All Things herein or in the special Act, or any...

    4. Persons giving false Evidence liable to Penalties of Perjury.

      1. CCXIII.Every Person who, upon any Examination upon Oath under the...

  36. Access to special Act

    1. Copies of special Act to be kept by Commissioners at their Office, and deposited with the Clerks of the Peace, &c, and be open to Inspection.

      1. CCXIV.The Commissioners shall at all Times, after the Expiration of...

    2. Penalty on Commissioners failing to keep or deposit such Copies.

      1. CCXV.If the Commissioners shall fail to keep or deposit, as...

    3. Act may be amended.

      1. CCXVI.And be it enacted, That this Act may be amended...

    1. Schedule A

      —Sect. 172

      1. Form of Rate

    2. Schedule B

      —Sect. 192

      1. Form of Warrant of Distress for the Recovery of a Rate

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