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Brine Pumping (Compensation for Subsidence) Act 1891

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. (i.) Preliminary

    1. 1.Short title

    2. 2.Extent of Act

  3. (ii.) Formation of Compensation District

    1. 3.Application for order for formation of district

    2. 4.Inquiry on receipt of memorial

    3. 5.Procedure on inquiry

    4. 6.Formation of district by Provisional Order

    5. 7.Confirmation, &c. of Provisional Orders

    6. 8.Alteration of boundaries of the district

  4. (iii.) Compensation Boards

    1. 9.Compensation board for each district

    2. 10.Incorporation of board

    3. 11.Election of members and incidental matters

    4. 12.Chairman of board

    5. 13.Resignation of members

    6. 14.Casual vacancies

    7. 15.Meetings and proceedings of boards

    8. 16.Minutes of proceedings, &c

    9. 17.Committees of boards

    10. 18.Power to appoint officers

    11. 19.Regulations by boards

    12. 20.Power to invest moneys

  5. (iv.) Compensation Fund and Claims thereon

    1. 21.District compensation funds

    2. 22.Damage for which compensation may be made

    3. 23.Claims for compensation

    4. 24.Mode of dealing with claims

    5. 25.Power to board to commute claims

    6. 26.Recovery of sums awarded

    7. 27.Appeal on questions of title

    8. 28.Special case

    9. 29.Limit of appeal

    10. 30.Board may require compensation to be expended in repairs, &c

    11. 31.Power to purchase by agreement

    12. 32.Power to purchase otherwise than by agreement

    13. 33.Power to sell

    14. 34.Power to keep register

  6. (v.) Contracts prior to Act

    1. 35.Contracts prior to Act

  7. (vi.) Rates

    1. 36.Estimates and rates

    2. 37.Persons liable to rates

    3. 38.Limit of rate

    4. 39.Mode of assessing rates

    5. 40.Computation of quantity of brine

    6. 41.Returns to be made to board

    7. 42.Appeal against rate

    8. 43.Abatement of claims, postponement of payments, &c

  8. (vii.) Reserve Fund

    1. 44.Reserve fund

  9. (viii.) Miscellaneous

    1. 45.Powers of Local Government Board inspectors

    2. 46.Audit of accounts of board

    3. 47.Power of entry

    4. 48.Allowance of byelaws

    5. 49.Power to dissolve compensation board

    6. 50.Restriction of right of action

    7. 51.Costs of Act

    8. 52.Interpretation

    1. Schedule

      1. 1.The first meeting of the board shall be held at...

      2. 2.The chairman of a board is entitled to preside at...

      3. 3.The chairman may at any time call a meeting. If...

      4. 4.Three clear days at least before any meeting of a...

      5. 5.To constitute a meeting of a board there must be...

      6. 6.All acts of a board, and all questions coming or...

      7. 7.Minutes of the proceedings of every meeting shall be drawn...

      8. 8.Subject to the foregoing provisions of this schedule a board...

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