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Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847

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

CIIf Officer of Health, or, if for the Time being there be no Officer of Health, any Two Surgeons or Physicians, or One Surgeon and One Physician, residing within the Limits of the special Act, certify under his or their Hand to the Commissioners that any Accumulation of Dung, Soil, or Filth, or other noxious o£ offensive Matter, within the Limits of the special Act, ought to be removed, as being injurious to the Health of the Inhabitants, the Clerk to the Commissioners shall forthwith give Notice to the Owner or reputed Owner of such Dung, Soil, or Filth, or to the Occupier of the Land where: the same are, to remove the same within Twenty-four Hours after such, Notice ; and. in case of Failure to comply with Such Notice the said Dung, Soil, or Filth shall thereupon become vested in the Commissioners, and they, or any Person with whom they have at that Time contracted for the Removal of all such Refuse, may sell and dispose of the same, and the Money thence arising shall be applied towards the Purposes of the special Act,

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