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Highway Act 1835

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XIIIParishes may direct Application to be made to Justices at Sessions for forming them into Districts.

And whereas it is expedient that in many Cases Parishes should be formed into Districts for the Purpose of having One sufficient Person to be the District Surveyor, who should have the Superintendence and Management of the Funds to be raised and levied, under the Provisions of this Act in each Parish forming Part of such District; be it therefore enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for the Inhabitants of any Parish in Vestry assembled, if they shall think fit, to empower and direct One of the Churchwardens of such Parish, or the Chairman of the said Vestry, to make Application to the Justices assembled at the Quarter Sessions for the County, or, where the Parishes to be united shall be situated in the same Division, at some Special Sessions for the Division in which such Parish shall be situate; for the Purpose of being united with One or more Parishes to form, a District for the Purposes aforesaid, and at the same Time to nominate One fit and proper Person to be returned to the said Justices to be appointed as such District Surveyor, together with the Amount of the yearly Salary which the said Inhabitants in such. Vestry assembled shall agree to pay to such District Surveyor ; which Application, with the Name of such last-mentioned Person shall be forthwith: made: in "Writing, signed by the Churchwardens of the said Parish; or by the Chairman of the said Vestry as aforesaid, and. forwarded to the Clerk of the Peace in and for the said County, or to the Clerk of the Justices in and for the said Division, as the Case may be, who shall lay the same before the Justices at the Quarter Sessions then next holden in and for the said; County, or at the Special Sessions as aforesaid.

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