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Highways and Locomotives (Amendment) Act 1878

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Preliminary

    1. 1.Short title

    2. 2.Application of Act

  3. PART I Amendment of Highway Law

    1. Highway Districts

      1. 3.Highway districts to be made so far as possible coincident with rural sanitary districts

      2. 4.Power for rural sanitary authority of district coincident with highway district to become highway board

      3. 5.Consequences of rural sanitary authority becoming highway board

      4. 6.Highway boards may combine to appoint a district surveyor

      5. 7.Expenses of highway boards to be paid out of district fund

      6. 8.Charge of moneys to be hereafter borrowed

      7. 9.Audit of accounts of highway districts and parishes

      8. 10.Power of county authority to enforce performance of duty by defaulting highway authority

      9. 11.Duration of office of waywarden

      10. 12.Repeal of part of section 7 of Highway Act, 1862

    2. Main Roads

      1. 13.Disturnpiked roads to become main roads, and half the expense of maintenance to be contributed out of county rate

      2. 14.Description of highway areas

      3. 15.Power to declare ordinary highway to be a main road

      4. 16.Power to reduce main road to status of ordinary highway

      5. 17.Turnpike road in several counties

      6. 18.Accounts of expenses of maintenance of main roads

      7. 19.Highway district situate in more than one county

      8. 20.Repair of main roads in certain cases

    3. Bridges

      1. 21.Certain existing bridges may be accepted by county authority

      2. 22.Contribution out of county rates towards erecting bridges

    4. Extraordinary Traffic

      1. 23.Power of road authority to recover expenses of extraordinary traffic

    5. Discontinuance of unnecessary Highways

      1. 24.Unnecessary highways may be declared not repairable at the public expense

    6. Appointment of Surveyors in certain Parishes

      1. 25.Removal of doubt as, to appointment of surveyors in certain parishes

    7. Byelaws by County Authority

      1. 26.Power of county authority to make byelaws

    8. Saving for Minerals

      1. 27.To whom minerals under disturnpiked roads to belong

  4. PART II Amendment of Locomotive Acts, 1861 and 1865

    1. 28.Weight of locomotives and construction of wheels

    2. 29.Amendment of section three of Locomotive Act, 1865

    3. 30.Steam locomotives to be constructed so as to consume their smoke

    4. 31.Power to local authorities to make orders as to hours during which locomotives may pass over roads

    5. 32.Power of county authority to license locomotives

    6. 33.Duration of Part II of Act

  5. PART III Procedure and Definitions

    1. 34.Confirmation of provisional order

    2. 35.Confirmation of byelaws

    3. 36.Recovery of penalties and expenses,

    4. 37.Form of appeal to quarter sessions

    5. 38.Interpretation

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