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Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847

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Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847

1847 CHAPTER 34

An Act for consolidating in One Act certain Provisions usually contained in Acts for paving, draining, cleansing, lighting, and improving Towns.

[21st June 1847]

WHEREAS it is expedient to comprise in One Act sundry Provisions usually contained in Acts of Parliament for paving, draining, cleansing, lighting, and improving Towns and populous Districts, and that as well for avoiding the Necessity of repeating such Provisions in each of the several Acts relating to such Towns or Districts as for ensuring greater Uniformity in the Provisions themselves : Be it enacted by the Queens most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That this Act shall extend only to such Towns or Districts in England or Ireland as shall be comprised in any Act of Parliament hereafter to be passed which shall declare that this Act shall be .Incorporated therewith ; and all the Clauses of this Act, save so far as they shall be expressly varied or excepted by any such Act, shall apply to the Town or District which shall be comprised in such Act, and to the Commissioners appointed for improving and regulating the same, so far as such Clauses shall be applicable thereto respectively, and shall, with the Clauses of every other Act which shall be incorporated therewith, form Part of such Act, and be construed therewith as forming One Act. And with respect to the Construction of this Act, whether incorporated in whole or in part with any other Act, and of any Act incorporated therewith, be it enacted as follows:

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