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TRAMWAYS: Provisions to be made in Order in Council, - continued.
As to General Meetings and management, &c., of the Company, 2E
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Clauses, Railway Clauses Acts, and Railways (Ireland) Act, il 13, 23
cable to Tramways, . . . . . . xli. 46, and p. 46
book of Railway Law," and Index to same.)
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in Council, . . .
for original Order in Council and Act of Parliament, . . di
and Act of Parliament, . .
priation of Lands, &c., .
out consent, or otherwise than as provided (Levels Streets). . . xli. 39
liable for damage, &c., to Tramway, .
of Tramways Act, regulating Appeals, Inquiries, Fees, Costs, &c. xii. 45
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regulated by Board of Works, ..
to Tramways, . . . . . . . . . xli. 47, 4
Lands, and Index to “Hand-book"), where sum awarded by Jury is
SECOND EDITION: Crown 8vo, 520 pages ; price 108. 6d. A HAND-BOOK OF RAILWAY LAW; comprising the PUBLIO A GENERAL Railway Acts and STATUTES CONNECTED WITH THEM. With an INTRODUCTION, containing Statistical and Financial Information, &c.; Notes, FORMs, and a copious ANALYTICAL INDEX. By ARTHUR MOORE, Esq., Secretary of the Dublin, Wicklow, and Wexford, and Dublin and Kingstown Railways ; Author of “Compendium of Irish Poor Law," " Statistics of Unions and County Divisions, " &c. SECOND EDITION: bringing down the Collection of Statutes to the Year 1860 INCLUSIVE, and including the TRAMWAYS ACT for Ireland and Acts incorporated with it.
W. H. Smith and Sox, 186, Strand, London, and 21, Lower Sackville-street. Dublin ; BRADSHAW and BLACKLOCK, Manchester.
The following is a summary of the contents of the work:
Introduction. SKETCH of the HISTORY and PROGRESS of Railway Legislation :-Earliest Railways in the United Kingdom; Number of Railway Acts in each year from 1821 to 1858, for England, Scotland, and Ireland; Extent of Railways; Capital invested; Extent of interests concerned: Representation of Railway interests in Parliament; Course of Legislation; general public Acts.
DESIGN of present Publication : its special features.
STATISTIC3 and FINANCIAL STATEMENTS:--Mileage of Railways authorized, constructed, abandoned, &c. ; Private Lines, &c. Guage: Number of Miles of each Guage. Table of persons employed on Railways in the United Kingdom. Number and Classification of Passengers in a year. Proportion of Railway accommodation in United Kingdom to Population, Area, &c. Receipts of Railways for a year: Mileage Receipts, and Proportions of Receipts from Passengers and from Goods, &c. ; Analysis of Passenger and Goods Receipts. Expenditure of Railways: average Working Expenses : Analysis of Expenditure. Fares, and their effects on Traffic and Dividends: Table of average rates of Passenger Fares and Receipts, in England, Ireland, and Scotland. Post Office Mail Service. Railway Accidents from all causes, in two of the last years.
FEES:--Table of Fees under the general Acts.
CLEARING HfoLsEs, England and Ireland: English Clearing House Act; and Lists of Railway Companies associated in the Clearing Houses in London and Dublin.
Index ; Containing a detailed analysis of all the provisions of the several Acts, being an alphabetical abstract of the whole, with references to chapters and sections of the statutes.
Acts ; Railways, Canals, Carriers, &c. Railway Conveyance of Mails Act, 1888: 1 & 2 Vic. c. 98. Gates at Level Crossinge, 1839: 2 & 3 Vic. c. 45. Railways Regulation Act, 1840: 3 & 4 Vic. c. 97. Railways regulation Act, 1842: 5 & 6 Vic. c. 55. Railways Regulation Act, 1844: 7 & 8 Vic. c. 85. Companies Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845 : 8 Vic. c. 16. Railways Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845 : 8 Vic. c. 20. Canal and Railway Carriers Act, 1845 : 8 & 9 Vic. c. 42. Selling or Leasing of Railways Restriction Act. 1845: 8 & 9 Vic. c. 96. Guage of Railways Act, 1846: 9 & 10 Vic. c. 57. Post Ofice Act, 1847--Extracts relating to Railways : 10 & 11 Vic. c. 85. Offences, 1831:-Extracts relating to Railways: 14 & 15 Vic. c. 19. Board of Trade, 1851: 14 & 15 Vic. c. 64. Railway Lights from Merchant Shipping Act: 17 & 18 Vic. c. 104. Railway and Canal Traffic Regulation Act, 1854: 17 & 18 Vic. c. 31. Cheap Trains and Canal Leasing Act, 1858: 21 & 22 Vic. c. 75:-(and Act of 1860.)
Contents of “ Hand-book of Railway Law,"-continued.
APPENDIX. Carriers Act, 1830: 1 Will. IV. c. 68. Passenger Tax:--from Stamp Act, 1842: 5 & 6 Vic. c. 79. Lands Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845: 8 Vic. c. 18:-(and Amending Act of 1860.) Lands, &c. ; " Railways Act, Ireland, 1851:" 14 & 15 Vic. c. 70.
Ditto; Continuance Act, 1856: 19 & 20 Vic. c. 72.
Ditto; Continuance Act, 1858: 21 & 22 Vic. c. 84:-(and Act of 1860.) Deposit of Plans, &c., under Standing Orders, 1837 : 1 Vic. c. 83. Deposit of Money under Standing Orders, 1846 : 9 Vic. c. 20. Evidence of Documents, 1845 : 8 & 9 Vic. c. 113. Evidence Amendment Act, 1851:--Extracts : 14 & 15 Vic. c. 99. Preservation of Peace during Construction of Works; Constables Act, 1838: 1 & 2 Vic
C. 80. Ditto, 1845 : 8 & 9 Vic. c. 46. Ditto, 1848: 11 & 12 Vic. c. 72. Compensation for Accidents, 1846 : 9 & 10 Vic. c. 93. Railway Clearing Act, 1850: 13 & 14 Vic. c. 33 :-(and Irish Clearing Act of 1860.)
The Supplement is also published separately, for the convenience of those who already have the original volume.
NOTICES of MOORE'S “HAND-BOOK OF RAILWAY LAW," &c.
Gives in a condensed form the provisions of the various public Acts included in this branch of legislation, accompanied by free marginal notes, and an extensive Index: likely to be of especial service to railway officers.--The Times, City Article
Mr. Moore has been at great pains to examine and bring within reasonable compass the provisions of the different Acts.... There is also an Introduction, containing & vast amount of statistical and financial information; and a copious Analytical Index. To all who are interested in the law of railways, we most strongly recommend this work. Morning Herald
Mr. Moore's valuable work on railways .... contains all the general Acts relating to Railways, excellently arranged and indexed, and an introductory chapter in which we find a good history of railways. Railway Directors, officers, and shareholders, as well as professional men, will find this work of assistance to them.-Herapath's Railway Journal
An admirable work by Mr. Arthur Moore, of the Dublin and Wicklow, in which the vast body of dispersed and inconsecutive railway legislation is brought together in appreciable shape and form. The work goes far to supply what has long been felt as a want, alike by solicitors, managers, and all others interested in railway guidance or management... A manual for ready and useful reference... & commentary on the patience. talent, and nice sense of order of the author.-Railway Times.
A work lately issued by the intelligent Secretary of the Dublin and Wicklow Railway Company: a principal and most useful feature of the book is a copious Analytical Index, by means of which the law, on any special (railway) subject becomes matter of easy reference. The work is obviously the result of much industry and talent; it is, moreover, admirably printed, and appears to supply a desideratum long felt by the railway interest. -Slaughter's Railway Intelligence, vol. x., Secretary of Stock Exchange, London. The whole of the statutory laws by which the railway system is governed is here pro
led and simplified in the most methodical manner; and so far as we are enabled to judge, there appears to be no question affecting railway management but what is here provided with the law upon the subject. Furthermore, it is accompanied by a well digested and comprehensive Analytical Index, by the aid of which any topic can be readily found. The text of the work is preceded by a mass of very interesting matter of a statistical and financial character, by which the gradual development of the system from its early origin down to the present time may be nicely estimated. We do not hesitate to say, that the work cannot fail to be of inestimable value to all officially connected with railways, or shareholders generally, and we have much pleasure in recommending i their especial notice. --Bradshaw, Shareholders' Guide and Railway Manual, &c., for 1860.
This edition of the General Railway Acts, for which we are indebted to the experienced pen of Mr. Moore, the Secretary of the Kingstown and Wicklow Railways, will, we doubt not, prove exceedingly serviceable to those for whose use it is intended: ... A good working copy of the General Acts. Mr. Moore has prefaced his text with some interest ing statistics connected with railway capital, railway traffic, numbers employed on railways, and the like; the publication, as a whole, being well entitled to the support of gentlemen officially engaged with railway companies: ,, very convenient and reliable for reference. The publication is, we may add, enriched with a most copious Analytical Index,one of the most valuable constituents of a work of this nature. ---Railway Record.
We have rarely seen so large an amount of valuable and interesting matter comprised in so small a space as the author of this highly serviceable work has compressed within the 28 pages which he modestly styles his " Introduction.” The historical and statistical details of this chapter would, in themselves, we think, form a popular and useful pamphlet. ... The clauses in various successive statutes, which bear upon one and the same subject, are linked together by foot-notes, which are also explanatory where comment is needful, and every facility for immediate reference wbich can be afforded by a copious index, and careful adjustment of the marginal references of the statutes themselves, is abundantly supplied. The book is, without doubt, one of the best performances of its kind that the practical tendencies and commercial requirements of the present day have originated; and we recommend it to all parties interested in railway law,-in other words, to the bulk of the professional and mercantile public.-- Railway Advertiser.
More especially for those immediately and practically connected with Railways, and a guide to their statutory duties, obligations, and responsibilities. To persons interested, and their name is legion, the volume is of great utility. The labour and care with which the public statutes have been arranged and annotated, and an elaborate and explanatory Index superadded, fully evince the practical interest which the author has taken in the subject. We cordially recommend the volume to the profession and the statistics of railways introduced into the work read at first sight like marvels. They are not, however, more marvellous than the system.--Leader.
The author is secretary to an Irish railway. He has probably felt that to acquire a competent general knowledge of the provisions of the eighty or ninety Acts of Parliament which bear upon the general law of railways is no light task, and that to have to seek any Act to which you wish to refer in our Statutes at Large, without the help of any general index, is too much for the patience of any Irishman-indeed of any Englishman perhaps of any Scot. He has therefore in this Hand-book printed all the general statutory provisions affecting railways, retaining those provisions which have been repealed or amended; but sufficiently distinguishing these provisions by the type or otherwise, and in the notes referring the reader to the repealing or amending statute... The Index is Will well sustain the high reputation of Mr. Moore's useful publications on the Poor Law and other subjects. It comprises all the public Acts relating to railways-with very useful Notes--is admirably arranged, and has a valuable Index, which is in fact an abstract of the whole of the general statutes relating to railways, including the Consolidation Acts. Mr. Moore prefaces this with a brief but striking and interesting Introduction, containing much valuable information as to the Statistics of the railways of the United Kingdom, their working and results. The work must, we think, be of great value to all persons connected with railways.-Saunders' News-Letter.
vhole. This alone occupies about 80 pages of small type, and appears to be prepared with great care. If the Index stands the test of practical use as well as it has done those to which we have put it in our examination (and these have been neither few nor slight) we do not hesitate to say that the possession of this book will effect an immense saving of time and labout to those concerned in the manag ment of railways. In the Introduction, Mr. Moore indulges in some statistical statements, which, if not immediately connected with the principal object of his book, are at least interesting, and may here meet the eyes of many who will not search for them elsewhere. --Athenceum.
A manual of railway legislation of a highly valuable and practical character. ... very creditable to the good sense and judgment of Mr. Moore ... In the Introduction we have a lucid summary of railway statistics, containing a variety of information not hitherto accessible, and some facts not hitherto known. The Index, also, is a valuable indeed necessary-portion of the work, and its arrangement exhibits the perfection of care. We cannot doubt that this “ Handbook" will prove a valuable boon to those for whom it has been compiled, and we feel satisfied that all who may have occasion to consult its pages will heartily thank Mr. Moore for the immense pains he has taken in providing them with such a work of reference. -Daily Express.
Mr. Moore is well known for his “Compendium of the Irish Poor Law," and other statistical works. In the “Handbook of Railway Law" he has contributed a useful guide to all who are professionally interested in the subject..., All legislation on railways is comprised in one moderate volume, accompanied by a well-written Introduction about the origin and progress of railways, their statistics, and financial statements . . . especially valuable to railway directors and officers ... and contains a very elaborate and comprehensive Index-Freeman's Journal
In addition to having all this valuable mass of railway knowledge brought together in a single book, further facility of reference is given in a full and copious analytical Index. The work must prove of the utmost value to all those interested in railway property, either pecuniarily or professionally. The introduction contains a large amount of statistical and financial information.-Dublin Evening Post.
A very valuable volume. ... It is evident that the author is thoroughly conversant with the subject. ... The knowledge to be obtained from his work is eminently practical.-Advertising Gazette.
Supplies what was long a desideratum among those concerned in railway management. It contains all the General Acts relating to railways, admirably arranged and indexed, and an introductory chapter on the history of railways, which may be perused with interest even by unprofessional readers. Its especial value to railway officers has been pointed out by a most competent authority,--the writer of the railway summary in the Times.-Hand-Book for Ireland, 7th Edit.
Compiled in a clear and simple manner... The work opens with a very interesting sketch of the history and progress of railway legislation, to which are added statistical and financial statements.. :-Dublin Builder.
This well-printed volume contains the public general Railway Acts, an Introduction containing statistical information as to railways, and a very copious Index... Contains in a portable form all the railway law likely to be looked into by a non-professional man and from its compactness and facility for reference will save time and trouble to professional men. -Scotsman.
Crown 8vo, 88 pages ; price 2s. 6d. CYENERAL RAILWAY ACTS of 1859 and 1860, and the TRAM
T WAYS ACT for IRELAND; with Preface, Notes, and Index, &c. : being a SUPPLEMENT to the First Edition of the “HAND-BOOK OF RAILWAY LAW," which contains also the ACTS INCORPORATED with the Tramways Act. By ARTHUR MOORE, Esq., Secretary of the Dublin, Wicklow, and Werford, and Dublin and Kingstown Railways; Editor of “ A Hand-Book of Railway Law, g'c., to 1858 inclusive."
W. H. SMITH and Son, 186, Strand, London, and 21, Sackville-street, Dublin; BRADSHAW and BLACKLOCK, Manchester.