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U.K.

Highway Act 1835

1835 CHAPTER 50 5 and 6 Will 4

An Act to consolidate and amend the laws relating to highways in . . .F1 England.

[31st August 1835]F1

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C1Short title “The Highway Act 1835” given by Short Titles Act 1896(c.14)

C2Meaning of “carriage” extended by Local Government Act 1888(c. 41, SIF 81:1), s. 85(1)

C3Preamble omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision (No. 2) Act 1890(c. 51)

1—4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2U.K.

5 Interpretation clause.U.K.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F3 In the construction of this Act. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F3 the word “highways” shall be understood to mean all roads, bridges . . . F4, carriageways, cartways, horseways, bridleways, footways, causeways, churchways, and pavements; . . . F3

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F3S. 5 repealed (with the exception of the definition of “highways”) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1989 (c. 43), s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt. X

6—18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F5U.K.

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19—21.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F6U.K.

22. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F7U.K.

23—26.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F8U.K.

27. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F9U.K.

28, 29.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F10U.K.

30. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F11U.K.

31, 32.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F12U.K.

33. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F13U.K.

34. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F14U.K.

35. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F15U.K.

36—40.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F16U.K.

41. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F17U.K.

42, 43.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F18U.K.

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44. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F19U.K.

45. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F20U.K.

46. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F21U.K.

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47. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F22U.K.

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48. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F23U.K.

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49. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F24U.K.

50. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F25U.K.

51—70.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F26U.K.

71. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F27U.K.

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72 Penalty on persons committing nuisances by riding on footpaths, &c.U.K.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F28 If any person shall wilfully ride upon any footpath or causeway by the side of any road made or set apart for the use or accommodation of foot passengers; or shall wilfully lead or drive any horse, ass, sheep, mule, swine, or cattle or carriage of any description, or any truck or sledge, upon any such footpath or causeway; or shall tether any horse, ass, mule, swine, or cattle, on any highway, so as to suffer or permit the tethered animal to be thereon;. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F29; every person so offending in any of the cases aforesaid shall for each and every such offence forfeit and pay any sum not exceeding [F30level 2 on the standard scale], over and above the damages occasioned thereby.

73. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F31U.K.

74. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F32U.K.

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75. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F33U.K.

76. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F34U.K.

77. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F35U.K.

78 Drivers of waggons or carts not to ride thereon unless some other person guide them. Drivers causing hurt or damage to others, or quitting the road, or driving carriage without owner’s name, or not keeping the left or near side, or interrupting free passage, if not the owner to forefeit 20s; if he be the owner, 40s.U.K.

. . . F36 if the driver of any carriage whatsoever on any part of any highway shall by negligence or wilful misbehaviour cause any hurt or damage to any person, horse, cattle, or goods conveyed in any carriage passing or being upon such highway, or shall quit the same and go on the other side of the hedge or fence inclosing the same, or negligently or wilfully be at such distance from such carriage or in such a situation whilst it shall be passing upon such highway that he cannot have the direction and government of the horses or cattle drawing the same, or shall leave any cart or carriage on such highway so as to obstruct the passage thereof; . . . F37; or if the driver of any waggon, cart, or other carriage whatsoever, or of any horses, mules, or other beast of draught or burthen meeting any other waggon, cart, or other carriage, or horses, mules, or other beasts of burthen, shall not keep his waggon, cart or carriage, or horses, mules, or other beasts of burthen, on the left or near side of the road; or if any person shall in any manner wilfully prevent any other person from passing him, or any waggon, cart, or other carriage, or horses, mules, or other beasts of burthen, under his care, upon such highway, or by negligence or misbehaviour prevent, hinder, or interrupt the free passage of any person, waggon, cart, or other carriage or horses, mules, or other beasts of burthen, on any highway, or shall not keep his waggon, cart, or other carriage, or horses, mules, or other beasts of burthen, on the left or near side of the road, for the purpose of allowing such passage; or if any person riding any horse or beast, or driving any sort of carriage, shall ride or drive the same furiously so as to endanger the life or limb of any passenger; every person so offending in any of the cases aforesaid, and being convicted of any such offence, either by his own confession, the view of a justice, or by the oath of one or more credible witnesses, before any two justices of the peace, shall in addition to any civil action to which he may make himself liable, for every such offence forfeit any sum not exceeding [F38level 1 on the standard scale], . . . F36

79—96.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F39U.K.

97. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F40U.K.

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98. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F41U.K.

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99. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F42U.K.

100. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F43U.K.

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101, 102.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F44U.K.

103. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F45U.K.

104. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F46U.K.

105—108.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F47U.K.

109. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F48U.K.

110. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F49U.K.

111. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F50U.K.

112. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F51U.K.

113. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F52U.K.

114, 115.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F53U.K.

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116. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F54U.K.

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117, 118.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F55U.K.

119. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F56U.K.

120. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F57U.K.

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F58F58SCHEDULEU.K.

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