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Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847

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Public Bathing Places and Drying Grounds.

CXXXVIThe Commissioners may from Time to Time by special Order as herein defined, but not otherwise, purchase, rent, or otherwise provide, either within the Limits of the special Act, or at a reasonable Distance therefrom, suitable and convenient Land and Buildings in a Situation and according to Plans to be approved of by the Inspector, to be used for public Baths and Wash-houses, and public open Bathing Places and public Drying Grounds, for the Use and Accommodation of the Inhabitants within the Limits of the special Act, in washing and drying Clothes and other Articles, and may fit up the same respectively with all requisite and proper Conveniences, and from Time to Time enlarge, renew, and repair the same respectively, and afford the Use thereof respectively to such Inhabitants at such reasonable Charges, and under and subject to such Regulations, as the Commissioners may deem expedient; and every Person who offends against any such Regulations shall be liable to a Penalty, not exceeding Party Shillings for every Offence.

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