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Highway Act 1835

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LXXXIVPrevious to a Highway being stopped up, &c. Surveyor to request Justices to view the same.

And be it further enacted, That when the Inhabitants in Vestry assembled shall deem it expedient that any Highway should be stopped up, diverted, or turned, either entirely or reserving a Bridleway or Footway along the Whole or any Part or Parts thereof, the Chairman of such Meeting shall, by an Order in Writing, direct the Surveyor to apply to Two Justices to view the same, and shall authorize him to pay all the Expences attending such View, and the stopping up, diverting, or turning such Highway, either entirely or subject to such Reservation as aforesaid, out of the Money received by him for the Purposes of this Act: Provided nevertheless, that if any other Party shall be desirous of stopping up, diverting, or turning any Highway as aforesaid, he shall, by a Notice in Writing, require the Surveyor to give Notice to the Churchwardens to assemble the Inhabitants in Vestry, and to submit to them the Wish of such Person ; and if such Inhabitants shall agree to the Proposal, the said Surveyor shall apply to the Justices as last aforesaid for the Purposes aforesaid ; and in such Case the Expences aforesaid shall be paid to such Surveyor by the said Party, or be recoverable in the same Manner as any Forfeiture is recoverable under this Act; and the said Surveyor is hereby required to make such Application as aforesaid.

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