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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Preliminary

    1. 1. Short title.

    2. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 3. Extent.

    4. 4, 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. 7. Interpretation and construction.

  3. Part II

    1. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 10– 25.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 26–28.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 29.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. 30.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. 31.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    8. 32, 33.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    9. 34–43.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Part III Preparations for and Procedure at Elections

    1. Parish Burgess Lists; Burgess Rolls; Ward Rolls

      1. 44.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 45. The burgess roll and ward rolls.

      3. 46–49.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 50–62.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 63.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 64–70.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. 71.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 72–75.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      9. 76.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  5. Part IV

    1. 77–104.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  6. Part V Corporate Property and Liabilities

    1. 105.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 106–110.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 111.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 112–116.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 117.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. 118.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. 119.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    8. 120–122.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    9. Special Rates

      1. 123. Power to continue rates for special purposes.

      2. 124.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 125–132.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  7. Part VI Charitable and other Trusts and Powers

    1. Charitable Trusts

      1. 133. Administration of charitable trusts and vesting of legal estate.

    2. Special Trusts and Powers

      1. 134. Corporation to be trustee where corporators trustees.

      2. 135. Appointment of members of council to be trustees in cases of joint trusts and other cases.

    3. Local Acts

      1. 136. Transfer of powers of local authorities to municipal corporations.

      2. 137. Power for council to extend local lighting Act.

      3. 138. Exercise of powers under local Acts.

  8. Part VII Borough Fund: Borough Rate: County Rate

    1. Borough Fund

      1. 139. Payments to borough fund.

      2. 140. Application of borough fund.

      3. 141–143.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Borough Rate

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

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

      3. 146.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 147–148.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 149. Borough rate to go to borough fund; and its application.

    3. County Rate

      1. 150. General exemption of quarter sessions boroughs from county rate.

      2. 151.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 152. Liability of certain quarter sessions boroughs to other county expenses.

      4. 153. Mode of accounting by borough to county.

  9. Part VIII

    1. 154.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 155.. . . . . . . . . ....

    3. 156–158.. . . . . . . . . ....

    4. 159.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

    5. 160, 161.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. 162–168.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. 169.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    8. 170, 171.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    9. 172.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    10. 173, 174.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    11. 175–177.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    12. 178–184.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    13. 185.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    14. 186.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    15. 187.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    16. 188, 189.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  10. Part IX Police

    1. Watch Committee; Constables

      1. 190–192.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 193.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 194–200.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 201–218.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  11. Part XII Legal Proceedings

    1. 219. Prosecution of offences and recovery of fines.

    2. 220.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 221.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 222.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 223.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. 224, 225.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. 226. Provisions for protection of persons acting under Act.

    8. 227.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  12. Part XIII General

    1. 228, 229.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Time

      1. 230. Computation of time.

      2. 231.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 232, 233.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 234.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 235.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 236.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. 237.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 238.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      9. 239, 240.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      10. 241.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Substitution in former Acts

      1. 242. Provision for references in unrepealed enactments to 5 & 6 Will. 4. c. 76, &c.

      2. 243.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 244.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 245.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 246.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. Freedom of Trading

      1. 247. Right of free trading in boroughs.

    5. Cinque Ports

      1. 248. Special provisions as to certain of the Cinque Ports.

      2. 249.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. Savings

      1. 250. Saving for existing corporations.

      2. 251. Saving for local Acts.

      3. 252.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 253.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 254. Saving for dockyards, barracks, &c.

      6. 255.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. 256. Saving for Lord Warden.

      8. 257. Saving for universities.

      9. 258.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      10. 259. Saving for royal prerogative.

      11. 260.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

  13. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

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    2. SECOND AND THIRD SCHEDULES

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    3. FOURTH SCHEDULE

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    4. FIFTH SCHEDULE

      Payments out of the Borough Fund.

      1. Part I

      2. Part II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 2.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 3.The expenses of providing, furnishing, maintaining, or improving the corporate...

        4. 4.. . . . . . . . . ....

        5. 5.. . . . . . . . . ....

        6. 6.. . . . . . . . . ....

        7. 7–12.. . . . . . . . . ....

    5. SIXTH SCHEDULE

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    6. SEVENTH SCHEDULE

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    7. EIGHTH SCHEDULE

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    8. NINTH SCHEDULE

      Enactments in which a Reference to this Act is to be substituted

      1. Part I

        1. General References

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      2. Part II

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