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Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847

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LVIf any Street, not being a public Highway at the passing of the special Act, be thereafter to the Extent of Two Third Parts thereof paved and flagged or otherwise made good to the Satisfaction of the Commissioners, then, on the Application of the Owners of the Lands abutting on such Parts of the said Street as have been so made good, the Commissioners may require the Owners of the Buildings or Lands abutting on the Remainder of the said Street to pave and flag or otherwise make good to the Satisfaction of the Commissioners such Remainder of the said Street, or such Parts thereof as front such last-mentioned Buildings and Lands, within a reasonable Time, to be fixed by the Commissioners; and if such Remainder of the said Street, or any such Part thereof as aforesaid, be not made good as aforesaid within the Time so fixed, the Commissioners may cause the Part not so made good to be made good, and the Expences which shall be incurred by the Commissioners in respect thereof shall be repaid to them by the Owners by whom such Paving ought to have been done respectively ; and such Expences, if not forthwith repaid by such Owners, shall be recoverable from the Occupiers of such Buildings and Lands as herein-after provided with respect to private Improvement Expences; and when the whole of the said Street is paved and made good to the Satisfaction of the Commissioners, they shall, by Writing, under their Common Seal if they be incorporated, or, if they be not incorporated, then under the Hands of Five of the Commissioners, declare the same to be a public Highway, and thereupon the said Street shall become a public Highway, and shall for ever afterwards be repaired by the Commissioners, and such Declaration shall be entered among the Proceedings of the Commissioners.

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