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Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847

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Naming streetsE+W+S+N.I.

And with respect to naming the streets and numbering the houses, be it enacted as follows:

64 Houses to be numbered and streets named.E+W+S+N.I.

The commissioners shall from time to time cause the houses and buildings in all or any of the streets to be marked with numbers as they think fit, and shall cause to be put up or painted on a conspicuous part of some house, building, or place, at or near each end, corner, or entrance of every such street, the name by which such street is to be known; and every person who destroys, pulls down, or defaces any such number or name, or puts up any number or name different from the number or name put up by the commissioners, shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding [F1[F2£25]][F1level 1 on the standard scale] for every such offence.

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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)

65 Numbers of houses to be renewed by occupiers.E+W+S+N.I.

The occupiers of houses and other buildings in the streets shall mark their houses with such numbers as the commissioners approve of, and shall renew such numbers as often as they become obliterated or defaced; and every such occupier who fails, within one week after notice for that purpose from the commissioners, to mark his house with a number approved of by the commissioners, or to renew such number when obliterated, shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding [F3[F4£20]][F3level 1 on the standard scale], and the commissioners shall cause such numbers to be marked or to be renewed, as the case may require, and the expence thereof shall be repaid to them by such occupier, and shall be recoverable as damages.

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F3 “level 1 on the standard scale” substituted (E.W.) for “£20” by virtue of Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c. 48, SIF 39:1), ss. 38, 46

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