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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I

    1. Preliminary

      1. 1. Short title.

      2. 2. Extent of Act.

      3. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 4. Definitions.

  3. Part II

    1. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 7—9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 10, 11.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 12.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Part III

    1. SANITARY PROVISIONS

      1. 13—25.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 26.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 27—50.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Water Supply

      1. 51—65.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 66.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 67.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. Provisions for Protection of Water

        1. 68. Penalty for causing water to be corrupted by gas washings.

        2. 69.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 70—115.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. 116—119.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. 120—143.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  5. Part IV LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROVISIONS

    1. Highways and Streets

      1. 144.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 145.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 146, 147.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 148.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. Regulation of Streets and Buildings

        1. 149—152.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 153. Power to require gas and water pipes to be moved.

        3. 154, 155.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. 156.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. 157, 158.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        6. 159.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        7. 160. Incorporation of certain provisions of 10 & 11 Vict. c. 34.

      6. Lighting Streets, &c.

        1. 161. Powers of urban authority for lighting their district.

        2. 162.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 163.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Public Pleasure Grounds, &c.

      1. 164.Urban authority may provide places of public recreation.

      2. 165. Urban authority may provide public clocks.

      3. 166—170.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Police Regulations

      1. 171. Incorporation of certain provisions of 10 & 11 Vict. c. 89.

      2. 172.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  6. Part V GENERAL PROVISIONS

    1. 173, 174.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 175—178.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Arbitration

      1. 179. Mode of reference to arbitration.

      2. 180. Regulations as to arbitration.

      3. 181. Claims under twenty pounds may be referred to court of summary jurisdiction.

    4. Byelaws

      1. 182.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 183. Power to impose penalties on breach of byelaws.

      3. 184. Confirmation of byelaws.

      4. 185—187.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 188. As to regulations of local authority.

      6. 189—200.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. 201.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 202, 203.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      9. 204.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      10. 205.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      11. 206.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  7. Part VI RATING AND BORROWING POWERS, &c.

    1. Expenses of Urban Authority and Urban Rates

      1. General Provisions as to Urban Rates

        1. 207—210.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 211.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 212.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. 213—215.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. 216, 217.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        6. 218—223.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        7. 224.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        8. 225, 226.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        9. 227.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        10. 228. Quota of rates to be paid by the Universities, &c.

        11. 229.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        12. 230, 231.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        13. 232.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        14. 233.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        15. 234.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        16. 235.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        17. 236—239.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        18. 240, 241.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        19. 242, 243.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        20. 244.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        21. 245—247.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        22. 248.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        23. 249, 250.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  8. Part VII LEGAL PROCEEDINGS

    1. Prosecution of Offences and Recovery of Penalties, &c.

      1. 251. Summary proceedings for offences, penalties, &c.

      2. 252.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 253.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 254.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 255.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 256, 257.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. 258. Justices may act though members of local authority or liable to contribute.

      8. 259, 260.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      9. 261. Demands below 50L. may be recovered in county court.

      10. 262.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      11. 263.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      12. 264.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      13. 265. Protection of local authority and their officers from personal liability.

    2. Notices

      1. 266. Notices, &c. may be printed or written.

      2. 267. Service of notices.

      3. 268.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Appeal

      1. 269. Appeal to quarter sessions.

  9. Part VIII ALTERATION OF AREAS AND UNION OF DISTRICTS

    1. 270.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 271—274.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 275.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 276.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 277.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. 278.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. Union of Districts

      1. 279—284.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 285. Power to execute works in adjoining districts, and to combine for execution of works.

      3. 286.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 287—290.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 291.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 292.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  10. Part IX LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOARD

    1. Inquiries by Board

      1. 293, 294.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 295.Orders of Board under this Act.

      3. 296.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Provisional Orders by Board

      1. 297.As to provisional orders made by Local Government Board.

      2. 298. Costs of provisional orders.

      3. 299—302.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Powers of Board in relation to Local Acts, &c.

      1. 303. Power to repeal and alter local Acts.

      2. 304.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  11. Part X MISCELLANEOUS AND TEMPORARY PROVISIONS

    1. Miscellaneous

      1. 305. Entry on lands for purposes of Act.

      2. 306. Penalty on obstructing execution of Act.

      3. 307.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 308.Compensation in case of damage by local authority.

      5. 309.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 310, 311.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. 312.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 313.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      9. 314, 315.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      10. 316. As to construction of incorporated Acts.

      11. 317.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      12. 318.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      13. 319, 320.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      14. 321.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      15. 322.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      16. 323.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      17. 324, 325.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  12. Part XI SAVING CLAUSES AND REPEAL OF ACTS

    1. Saving Clauses

      1. 326.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 327. Saving for works and property of certain authorities, and for navigation and water rights, &c.

      3. 328. Reference to arbitration in case of works not within preceding section.

      4. 329. Effect of arbitration.

      5. 330—337.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 338.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. 339.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 340. Saving for proceedings under local Acts.

      9. 341. Powers of Act to be cumulative.

      10. 342.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Repeal of Acts

      1. 343. Repeal of Acts in schedule V.

  13. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE I

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    2. SCHEDULE II

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    3. SCHEDULE III

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    4. SCHEDULE IV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. SCHEDULE V

      1. Part I

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      2. Part II

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      3. Part III

        1. 11 & 12 Vict. c. 63. s. 83.

          1. As to interments within churches.

          2. No vault or grave shall be constructed or made within...

        2. 24 & 25 Vict. c. 61, s. 21.

          1. Urban authorities may repair fences surrounding burial grounds.

          2. Any urban authority . . . may from time to...

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