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Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847

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

XXVIIf any Person, by means of any Enlargement, Alteration, or Discontinuance of any Sewer or other Proceeding of the Commissioners, be deprived of the Use of any Sewer or Drain which such Person was theretofore lawfully entitled to use, the Commissioners shall provide some other Sewer or Drain equally effectual for such Purpose; and if the Commissioners refuse or do not within Seven Days next after Notice in Writing served upon them begin and thereupon diligently proceed to restore to its former effective State such Drain or Sewer, the Use whereof has been affected by the Acts of the Commissioners, or to provide such other Sewer or Drain as aforesaid, they shall forfeit to the Person aggrieved any Sum not exceeding Forty Shillings for every Day after the Expiration of such Seven Days during which he is deprived of the Use of the Drain or Sewer to which he was so entitled, and is not provided with such other Drain or Sewer as aforesaid.

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