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Ordnance Survey Act 1841

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  2. [1.]. Justices at quarter sessions to appoint persons to assist in ascertaining the boundaries of counties, cities, boroughs, &c. Persons producing fabricated appointments to forfeit 50l

  3. 2. Surveyor, &c. empowered to enter lands to fix boundaries. Where it is necessary to fix any mark in any garden &c. the occupier may employ a person to fix it. Satisfaction to be made for damages. †Appeal to quarter sessions.

  4. 3. Sheriffs in Scotland to settle the amount of compensation.

  5. 4.†Clerk of the peace of each county shall deliver to surveyor a list of all the cities, towns, boroughs, parishes, &c. within the county, on penalty of 10l.

  6. 5. Clerk of the peace shall attend surveyor on twenty days notice of defining the boundaries of counties, &c. †On failure of clerk of the peace attending, two inhabitants may be required to attend.

  7. 6. Boundaries of the counties to be ascertained, &c., and marked out by posts, stones, &c.

  8. 7. Penalty on removing or defacing boundary stones, &c.

  9. 8. Penalty on obstructing survey, &c.

  10. 9. Allowance to parties, &c. attending to point out boundaries.

  11. 10. Payments for damage, how to be made.

  12. 11. Penalty on parties, &c. not attending, or not pointing out boundaries.

  13. 12. Act not to affect any boundaries or rights of property.

  14. 13. Recovery of penalties before two justices of the peace, sheriff deemsters, &c.

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  16. 15. Interpretation clause.

  17. 16. Sheriffs clerk in Scotland to furnish lists.

  18. 17. Sheriffs and magistrates of burghs in Scotland to appoint persons to attend the surveyor.

  19. 18, 19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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