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Sections 62. 63. 64.) Houses to be numbered and Streets named.

Penalty for defacing, &c.

Numbers of Houses to be renewed by Occupiers.

LXIV. The Commissioners shall from Time to Time cause the

Houses and Buildings in all or any of the Streets to be marked with Numbers as they think fit, and shall cause to be put up or painted on a conspicuous Part of some House, Building, or Place at or near each End, Corner, or Entrance of every such Street the Name by which such Street is to be known ; and every Person who destroys, pulls down, or defaces any such Number or Name, or puts up any Number or Name different from the Number or Name put up by the Commissioners, shall be liable to a Penalty

not exceeding Forty Shillings for every such Offence. And the Section numbered 65 of the same Act. LXV. The Occupiers of Houses and other Buildings in the Streets

shall mark their Houses with such Numbers as the Commissioners approve of, and shall renew such Numbers as often as they become obliterated or defaced ; and every such Occupier who fails, within One Week after Notice for that Purpose from the Commissioners, to mark his House with a Number approved of by the Commissioners, or to renew such Number when obliterated, shall be liable to a Penalty not exceeding Forty Shillings; and the Commissioners shall cause such Numbers to be marked or to be renewed, as the Case may require, and the Expence thereof shall be repaid to

them by such Occupier, and shall be recoverable as Damages. (a) And with respect to improving Streets and removing Obstructions, be it enacted,

LXIII. That the Section numbered 73 of “The Public Health
Act, 1848,” shall be incorporated with this Act.
LXXIII. And be it enacted, That the said Local Board may, by

Agreement, purchase any Premises for the Purpose of widening,
opening, enlarging, or otherwise improving any Street, and any
Part of the Premises so purchased which shall not be wanted for
that Purpose shall be resold at the best Price that can be gotten
for the same, and the Proceeds of such Resale shall be carried to

the District Fund Account herein-after mentioned. LXIV. That the following Sections of “ The Towns ImproveImprovement Clauses Act, 1847,” shall be incorporated with this

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The Section numbered 66 of the said Act :
LXVI. The Commissioners may allow, upon such Terms as they

think fit, any Building within the Limits of the special Act to be
set forward, for improving the Line of the Street in which such

Building, or any Building adjacent thereto, is situated. (a) See note to section 129 of the Public Health Act, post sec. 127, as to recovery of these damages.

ing beyond Line

taken down, to

for damage.

tions of Houses,

moved,on Notice,

(Section 64.) Also the Section numbered 68 of the same Act: LXVIII. When any House or Building, any Part of which projects Houses project

beyond the regular Line of the Street, or beyond the Front of the of Street, when House or Building on either Side thereof, has been taken down in beset back. order to be rebuilt or altered, the Commissioners may require the same to be set backwards to or toward the Line of the Street, or the Line of the adjoining Houses or Buildings, in such Manner as the Commissioners direct, for the Improvement of such Street: Provided always, that the Commissioners shall make full Compen- Compensation sation to the Owner of any such IIouse or Building for any Damage he thereby sustains.

Also the Section numbered 69 of the same Act: LXIX. The Commissioners may give Notice to the Occupier of any Future Projec

House or Building to remove or alter any Porch, Shed, projecting &c. to be reWindow, Step, Cellar, Cellar Door or Window, Sign, Signpost, by Occupier. Signiron, Showboard, Window Shutter, Wall, Gate, or Fence, or any other Obstruction or Projection erected or placed, after the passing of the special Act, against or in front of any House or Building within the Limits of the special Act, and which is an Obstruction to the safe and convenient Passage along any Street; and such Occupier shall, within. Fourteen Days after the Service of such Notice upon him, remove such Obstruction, or alter the same in such Manner as shall have been directed by the Commissioners, and in default thereof shall be liable to a Penalty not exceeding Forty Shillings : and the Commissioners in such case may remove In default by such Obstruction or Projection, and the Expence of such Remo- at his expence. val shall be paid by the Occupier so making Default, and shall be recoverable as Damages : (a.) Provided always, that except in the. Case in which such Obstructions or Projections were made or put up by the Occupier, such Occupier shall be entitled to deduct the Occupier may Expence of removing the same from the Rent payable by him from Rent, if not

the Offender. to the Owner of the House or Building.

Also the Section numbered 70 of the same Act: LXX. If any such Obstructions or Projections were erected or Commissioners

placed against or in front of any House or Building in any such ing Projectious Street before the passing of the special Act, the Commissioners and Compensamay cause the same to be removed or altered as they think fit; provided that they give Notice of such intended Removal or Alteration to the Occupier of the House or Building against or in front of which such Obstruction or Projection shall be Thirty Days before such Alteration or Removal is begun, and, if such Obstruc

Commissioners

deduct expence

may cause existDoors in future to be made to open inwards.

tion or Projection shall have been lawfully made, they shall make (a) See note to section 129 of the Public Health Act, post section 127, as to the Recovery of these damages.

to be removed,

tion to be made.

Occupier to alter on Notice.

In default, Commissioners to alter at occupier's expence.

Doors opening outwards may be altered.

(Section 64.)

reasonable Compensation to every Person who suffers Damage by
such Removal or Alteration.

Also the Section numbered 71 of the same Act:
LXXI. All Doors, Gates, and Bars put up after the passing of the

special Act within the Limits thereof, and which open upon any
Street, shall be hung or placed so as not to open outwards, except
when, in the Case of public Buildings, the Commissioners allow
such Doors, Gates, or Bars to be otherwise hung or placed; and
if, except as aforesaid, any such Door, Gate, or Bar be hung or
placed so as to open outwards on any Street, the Occupier of such
House, Building, Yard, or Land shall, within Eight Days after
Notice from the Commissioners to that Effect, cause the same to
be altered so as not to open outwards; and in case he neglect so
to do, the Commissioners may make such Alteration, and the Ex-
pences of such Alteration shall be paid to the Commissioners by
such Occupier, and shall be recoverable from him as Damages, (a.)
and he shall, in addition, be liable to a Penalty not exceeding
Forty Shillings.

Also the Section numbered 72 of the same Act:
LXXII. If any such Door, Gate, or Bar was before the passing of

the special Act hung so as to open outwards upon any Street, the
Commissioners may alter the same, so that no Part thereof when
open shall project over any public Way.

Also the Section numbered 73 of the same Act:

LXXIII. When any Opening is made in any Pavement or Footpath be made by Oc within the Limits of the special Act, as an Entrance into any

Vault or Cellar, a Door or Covering shall be made by the Occupier
of such Vault or Cellar, of Iron or such other Materials, and in
such Manner as the Commissioners direct, and such Door or Cover-
ing shall from Time to Time be kept in good Repair by the Occu-
pier of such Vault or Cellar; and if such Occupier do not within a
reasonable Time make such Door or Covering, or if he make any
such Door or Covering contrary to the Directions of the Commis-
sioners, or if he do not keep the same when properly made in good
Repair, he shall for every such Offence be liable to a Penalty not
exceeding Five Pounds.

Also the Section numbered 74 of the same Act.
LXXIV. The Occupier of every House or Building in, adjoining, or

near to any Street shall, within Seven Days next after Service of
an Order of the Commissioners for that Purpose, put up and keep

in good condition a Shoot or Trough of the whole Length of such (a.) See note to section 129 of the Public Health Act, post, section 127, as to the recovery of these damages.

Coveringe for Cellar Doors to

cupier.

Penalty for
Neglect.

Waterspouts to be affixed to Houses or Build. ings.

neglect.

Repairs. Precautions.

of 10 & 11 Vict. c. 34. incorporated with this Act.

erected by Commissioners across Streets while

Alterations are

placed at Night.

House or Building, and shall connect the same either with a simi- !"

(Secs.64.65) lar Shoot on the adjoining IIouse or with a Pipe or Trunk to be fixed to the Front or Side of such Building from the Roof to the Ground, to carry the Water from the Roof thereof, in such Manner that the Water from such House, or any Portico or Projection therefrom, shall not fall upon the Persons passing along the Street, or flow over the Footpath ; and in default of Compliance with any Penalty for such Order within the Period aforesaid such Occupier shall be liable to a Penalty not exceeding Forty Shillings for every Day

that he shall so make default. And with respect to Precautions during the Construction and and Repairs of Sewers, Street, and Houses, be it enacted,

LXV. That the following Sections of “ The Towns Improve- Sections 79 to 83 ment Clauses Act, 1847,” shall be incorporated with this Act:

The Section numbered 79 of the said Act: .
LXXIX. The Commissioners shall, during the Construction or Re- Bars to be

pairs of any of the Streets vested in them, and during the Con- missioners across
struction or Repair of any Sewers or Drains, take proper Precau- their Repairs or
tion for guarding against Accident, by shoreing-up and protecting making, & Lights
the adjoining Houses, and shall cause such Bars or Chains to be
fixed across or in any of the Streets, to prevent the Passage of
Carriages and Horses while such Works are carried on, as to them
shall seem proper; and the Commissioners shall cause any Sewer
or Drain or other Works, during the Construction or Repair there-
of by them, to be lighted and guarded during the Night, so as to
prevent Accidents; and every Person who takes down, alters, or Penalty for re-
removes any of the said Bars or Chains, or extinguishes any Light,
without the Authority or Consent of the Commissioners, shall for
every such Offence be liable to a Penalty not exceeding Five
Pounds.

Also the Section numbered 80 of the said Act :
LXXX. Every Person intending to build or take down any Building Hoards to be set

up during Rewithin the Limits of the special Act, or to cause the same to be so pairs, by private done, or to alter or repair the outward Part of any such Building, or to cause the same to be so done, where any Street or Footway will be obstructed or rendered inconvenient by means of such Work, shall before beginning the same cause sufficient Hoards or Fences to be put up, in order to seperate the Building where such Works are being carried on from the Street, with a convenient Platform and Handrail, if there be Room enough, to serve as a Footway for Passengers, outside of such Hoard or Fence, and shall continue such Hoard or Fence, with such Platform and Handrail as aforesaid, standing and in good Condition, to the Satisfaction or

moving, &c.

parties.

(Sec. 65.)

Penalty for neglect, or not removing on notice from Commissioners.

the Commissioners, during such Time as the public Safety or Convenience requires, and shall in all Cases in which it is necessary, in order to prevent Accidents, cause the same to be sufficiently lighted during the Night; and every such Person who fails to put up such Fence or Hoard, or Platform with such Handrail as aforesaid, or to continue the same respectively standing and in good Condition as aforesaid during the Time aforesaid, or who does not, while the said Hoard or Fence is standing, keep the same sufficiently lighted in the Night, or who does not remove the same, when directed by the Commissioners, within a reasonable Time afterwards, shall for every such Offence be liable to a Penalty not exceeding Five Pounds, and a further Penalty not exceeding Forty Shillings for every Day while such Default is continued.

Also the Section numbered 81 of the said Act:

Penalty for not lighting and fencing Deposits of Building Materials or Excavations.

LXXXI. When any Building Materials, Rubbish, or other Things

are laid, or any Hole made, in any of the Streets, whether the same be done by Order of the Commissioners or not, the Person causing such Materials or other Things to be so laid, or such Hole to be made, shall at his own Expence cause a sufficient Light to be fixed in a proper Place upon or near the same, and continue such Light every Night from Sun-setting to Sun-rising while such Materials or Hole remain; and such Person shall, at his own Expence, cause such Materials or other Things and such Hole to be sufficiently fenced and inclosed until such Materials or other Things are removed or the Hole filled up or otherwise made secure ; and every such Person who fails so to light, fence, or inclose such Materials or other Things, or such Hole, shall for every such Offence be liable to a Penalty not exceeding Five Pounds, and a further Penalty not exceeding Forty Shillings for every Day while such Default is continued.

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Penalty for continuing Deposits of Building Materials or Excavations an unreasonable Time.

LXXXII. In no Case shall any such Building Materials or other

Things or such Hole be allowea to remain for an unnecessary Time, under a Penalty not exceeding Five Pounds to be paid for every such Offence by the Person who causes such Materials or other Things to be laid or such Hole to be made, and a further Penalty not exceeding Forty Shillings for every Day during which such Offence is continued after the Conviction for such Offence ; and in any such Case the Proof that the Time has not exceeded the necessary Time shall be upon the Person so causing such Materials or other Things to be laid, or causing such Hole to be made.

Also the Section numbered 83 of the said Act.

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