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Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847

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Execution of works by commissionersE+W+S+N.I.

And with respect to entry by the commissioners or their officers in execution of this or the special Act, be it enacted as follows:

144 Commissioners empowered to enter upon lands for the purposes of this Act.E+W+S+N.I.

The commissioners shall, for the purposes of this or the special Act, have power, by themselves or their officers, to enter at all reasonable hours in the daytime into and upon any buildings or lands within the limits of the special Act, as well for the purpose of inspection as for the purpose of executing any work authorized to be executed by them under this or the special Act, or any Act incorporated therewith, without being liable to any legal proceedings on account thereof: Provided always, that, except when herein or in the special Act it is otherwise provided, the commissioners or their officers shall not make any such entry, unless with the consent of the occupier, until after the expiration of twenty-four hours notice for that purpose given to the occupier.

145 Penalty on persons obstructing commissioners in their duty.E+W+S+N.I.

Every person who shall at any time obstruct the commissioners or any person employed by them in the performance of anything which they are respectively empowered or required to do by this or the special Act, or any Act to be incorporated therewith, shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding [F1[F2£25]][F1level 1 on the standard scale].

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F1 “level 1 on the standard scale” substituted (E.W.) for “£25” by virtue of Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c. 48, SIF 39:1), s. 46

F2Words substituted by virtue of Criminal Law Act 1977 (c. 45), s. 31(5)(6)(9)

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