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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
Agreement, purchase any Premises for the Purpose of widening,
the District Fund Account herein-after mentioned. LXIV. That the following Sections of “ The Towns ImproveImprovement Clauses Act, 1847,” shall be incorporated with this
The Section numbered 66 of the said Act :
think fit, any Building within the Limits of the special Act to be
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
tions of Houses,
(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
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.
reasonable Compensation to every Person who suffers Damage by
Also the Section numbered 71 of the same Act:
special Act within the Limits thereof, and which open upon any
Also the Section numbered 72 of the same Act:
the special Act hung so as to open outwards upon any Street, the
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
Also the Section numbered 74 of the same Act.
near to any Street shall, within Seven Days next after Service of
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
Waterspouts to be affixed to Houses or Build. ings.
of 10 & 11 Vict. c. 34. incorporated with this Act.
erected by Commissioners across Streets while
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: .
pairs of any of the Streets vested in them, and during the Con- missioners across
Also the Section numbered 80 of the said Act :
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
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.
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.