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So long as any land shall continue charged with any charge hereunder, the person for the time being bound to make the periodical payments of such charge shall uphold the improvements and works in respect of which such charge is made, and shall keep clear and open the outfalls and watercourses of all the drains (if any), and shall, if required either by the Commissioners or by any person who shall for the time being be interested in such charge under any assignment or mortgage thereof, once in every year certify to the Commissioners the state of such improvements and works, and of such outfalls and watercourses (if any); and if such person shall not so keep and uphold such improvements and works, and such outfalls and watercourses (if any), or shall fell, or cause or knowingly permit to be felled, except in proper thinning, any trees planted under the authority of this Act as an improvement, he shall be liable F1. . ., for the damage thereby occasioned, at the suit of any person entitled to any estate in remainder on reversion in such lands.
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