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Riot (Damages) Act 1886

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FIRST SCHEDULEPolice Districts and Authorities

Police District.Police Authority.Police Rate.
The city of London and the liberties thereof.The mayor and commonalty and citizens of London, acting by the common council.The police rate.
The Metropolitan Police District.The receiver for the Metropolitan Police District.The rate authorised to be levied for raising that proportion of the sum required for defraying the expenses of the metropolitan police force which can be raised by a rate.
Any county, riding, parts, division, or liberty of a county maintaining a separate police force.The justices in general or quarter sessions assembled.The police rate.
A borough maintaining a separate police force.The mayor, aldermen, and burgesses of the borough, acting by the council.The borough fund or borough rate.
Any town not being a borough and maintaining a separate police force under any Local Act of Parliament.The commissioners or other authority under the Local Act.The fund or rate applicable under the Local Act for the expenses of the police force.
The river Tyne within the limits of the Acts relating to the Tyne Improvement Commissioners.The Tyne Improvement Commissioners.The tonnage rates and dues and other sums applicable under the Acts relating to the improvement of the river Tyne for the expenses of maintaining the police force.

In this Act the expression " county " does not include a county of a city or county of a town. All liberties of a county not maintaining a separate police force under the Acts relating to police forces shall be deemed to form part of the county of which the form part for the purposes of those Acts. Where the police force of a thorough has been consolidated with the police force of a county such borough shall be deemed for the purposes of this Act to form part of the police district constituted by the said county. Such, parts of any county as are within the Metropolitan Police A.D. 1886. District or as form part of any other police district shall not be deemed for the purposes of this Act to form part of the county police district.

SECOND SCHEDULEActs Repealed

Session and ChapterTitleExtent of Repeal
7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 31. -An Act for consolidating and amending the laws in England relative to remedies against the hundred.The whole Act.
2 & 3 Will. 4. c. 72.An Act to extend the provisions of an Act of the seventh and eighth years of the reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth relative to remedies against the hundred.The whole Act.
17 &18 Vict.c. 104The Merchant Shipping Act, 1854.Section four hundred and seventy-seven, from in England down to riotous assemblage, or as near thereto as circumstances permit, both inclusive.

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