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Highway Act 1835

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XCVIFines, Penalties, and Forfeitures how to be levied and applied.

And be it further enacted, That no Fine, Issue, Penalty, or Forfeiture for not repairing the Highway, or not appearing to any Indictment for not repairing the same, shall hereafter be returned into the Court of Exchequer or other Court, but shall be levied by and paid into the Hands of such Person residing in or near the Parish where the Road shall lie, as the Justices or Court imposing such Fines, Issues, Penalties, or Forfeitures shall order and direct, to be applied towards the Repair and Amendment of such Highway, and the Person so ordered to receive such Fine shall and is hereby required to receive, apply, and account for the same according to the Direction of such Justices or Court, or in default thereof shall forfeit Double the Sum received; and if any Fine, Issue, Penalty, or Forfeiture to be imposed for not repairing the Highway, or not appearing as aforesaid, shall hereafter be levied on any Inhabitant of such Parish, Township, of Place, then such Inhabitant shall and may make his Complaint to the Justices at a Special Sessions for the Highways ; and the said Justices are hereby empowered and authorized, by Warrant under their Hands, to make an Order on the Surveyor of the Parish for Payment of the same out of the Money receivable by him for the Highway Rate, and shall within Two Months next after Service of the said Order on him pay unto such Inhabitant the Money therein mentioned.

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