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Light Railways Act 1896

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Duty of Light Railway Commission.

  3. 2. Application for orders authorising light railways.

  4. 3. Powers of local authorities under order.

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  8. 7. Consideration of application by Light Railway Commissioners.

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  10. 9. Consideration of order by Board of Trade.

  11. 10. Confirmation of order by Board of Trade.

  12. 11. Provisions which may be made by the order.

  13. 12. Application of general Railway Acts.

  14. 13. Mode of settling purchase money and compensation for taking of land.

  15. 14. Payment of purchase money or compensation.

  16. 15. Provisions as to Board of Trade.

  17. 16. Expenses of local authorities.

  18. 17.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  19. 18. Working of ordinary railway as light railway.

  20. 19. Power of owners to grant land or advance money for a light railway.

  21. 20. Power to grant Crown lands.

  22. 21. Provision as commons.

  23. 22. Preservation of scenery and objects of historical interest.

  24. 23. Junctions with existing railways.

  25. 24. Amendment of order.

  26. 25. Provision as to telegraphs.

  27. 26. Application to Scotland.

  28. 27. Extent of Act.

  29. 28. Definitions.

  30. 29. Short title.

  31. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Mode of Passing Special Resolutions

      1. 1.The resolution approving of the intention to make the application...

      2. 2.The resolution shall not be passed unless a month’s previous...

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      Enactments relating to Safety, &c.

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