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Metropolis Management Act 1855

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CXWhenever it is necessary, from any Cause whatever, for any Company or Person to break up or open the Pavement, Surface, or Soil of any Street, such Street, and the Pavement, Surface, and Soil thereof, shall be broken up and opened under the Superintendence of the Vestry or District Board of the Parish or District in which the same is situate, and in such Manner, and as regards Gas Companies at such Time, as they shall direct ; and such Company or Person shall with all convenient Speed complete the Work on account of which the same is broken up or opened, and fill in the Ground and make good the Pavement or Surface or Soil so broken up or opened, and carry away the Rubbish occasioned thereby, and shall in the meantime cause the Place where such Pavement or Surface or Soil is so broken up or opened to be fenced and guarded, and shall set up and maintain upon or against the Part of the Pavement, Surface, or Soil so broken up or opened a sufficient Light during every Night that such Pavement or Surface or Soil is continued open or broken up.

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