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Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847

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Recovery of Damages and Penalties

And with respect to the Recovery of Damages not specially provided for, and of Penalties, and to the Determination of any other Matter referred to Justices, be it enacted as follows:

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

CCXThe Clauses of the Railways Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845, with respect to the Recovery of Damages not specially provided for, and Penalties, and to the Determination of any other Matter referred to Justices, shall be incorporated in this and the special Act; and such Clauses shall apply to the Town or District within the Limits of the special Act, and to the Commissioners, and shall be construed as if the Word " Commissioners" had been inserted therein instead of the Word

Company.

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

CCXIProvided always, That in Ireland, in the Case of any Penalty imposed by Justices, where the Application is not otherwise provided for, such Justices may award not more than One Half of such Penalty to the Informer, and shall award the Remainder to the Guardians of the Poor of the Union within which the Offence was committed, to be applied in aid of the Poor Rates of such Union.

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

CCXIIAll Things herein or in the special Act, or any Act incorporated herewith, authorized or required to be done by Two Justices, may and shall be done by any One Magistrate having by Law Authority to act alone for any Purpose with the Powers of Two or more Justices.

Persons giving false Evidence liable to Penalties of Perjury.

CCXIIIEvery Person who, upon any Examination upon Oath under the Provisions of this or the special Act, or any Act incorporated therewith, shall wilfully and corruptly give false Evidence, shall be liable to the Penalties of wilful and corrupt Perjury.

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