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An Act to further amend "The Pinnaroo Railway Act." [Assented to, November 19th, 1914.]

BE it Enacted by the Governor of the State of South Australia,


with the advice and consent of the Parliament thereof, as

1. (1) This Act may be cited alone as "The Pinnaroo Railway Short titles. Act Further Amendment Act, 1914."

(2) The Pinnaroo Railway Act," "The Pinnaroo Railway No. 831 of 1903. Act Amendment Acts, 1907 and 1908," and this Act, may be No. 928 of 1907. cited together as "The Pinnaroo Railway Acts, 1903 to 1914." No. 955 of 1908.

other Acts.

2. This Act is incorporated with the other Acts mentioned in Incorporation with section 1 hereof, and those Acts and this Act shall be read as one Act.


3. (1) The District Council or Councils within whose Districts are situated any lands which have been reserved under section 13 of The Pinnaroo Railway Act" as break winds (hereinafter referred to as "breakwind reserves") may apply in writing to the Commissioner of Crown Lands to declare parts of such breakwind reserves to be public roads, and to close roads or parts of roads abutting on such breakwind reserves.


(2) Thereupon

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(2) Thereupon the Commissioner of Crown Lands may, by notice published in the Government Gazette, declare

1. that the parts defined in such notice of such break wind reserves shall, from the date specified in such notice, be public roads, and

11. that, from the same date, the roads or parts of roads defined in such notice, abutting on such break wind reserves, shall be closed as roads and shall be included in such breakwind reserves.

(3) From the date so specified-

1. the parts of breakwind reserves so declared to be public roads shall, notwithstanding the provisions of the said section 13, be public roads for all purposes, and

II. the roads or parts of roads so declared to be closed shall cease to be roads or parts thereof, and shall for all purposes be parts of the breakwind reserves upon which they respectively abut as if they had been included therein by reservation under the said section 13, and all the provisions of that section as to any person found cutting or removing timber, scrub, or undergrowth shall apply accordingly.

(4) The powers conferred by this section may be exercised from time to time as the said Commissioner deems convenient.

4. From the time when any road, or part of a road, becomes part of a breakwind reserve pursuant to this Act, the District Council within whose District it is situate shall preserve and protect from destruction or injury all timber and other trees growing thereon, and shall take all such steps as may be necessary to prevent traffic along or across such part of such break wind reserve.

In the name and on behalf of His Majesty, I hereby assent to this Bill.

H. L. GALWAY, Governor.

Adelaide By authority, R. E. E. ROGERS, Government Printer, North Terrace.

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An Act to provide for the Extension of the Paringa Railway across the River Murray to Renmark. and for other purposes.

[Assented to, November 19th, 1914.]

E it Enacted by the Governor of the State of South Australia, with the advice and consent of the Parliament thereof, as



1. This Act may be cited as "The Paringa to Renmark Railway Short title. Act, 1914."

2. The Acts mentioned in the Schedule, and all Acts amending Incorporation with or substituted for the said Acts, or any of them, or any such other Acts. amending or substituted Act, so far as the same are severally applicable to the purposes of this Act and not inconsistent with this Act, but with the exceptions stated in the Schedule, are or shall be incorporated with this Act.

3. The South Australian Railways Commissioner (hereinafter Power to construct called "the Commissioner") may

1. construct a railway (hereinafter called "the said railway") from the terminus of the Paringa Railway (and in extension of that railway) across the River Murray to such point as he deems convenient in or near Renmark Town, as the said railway is delineated in the plan deposited in the the office of the Surveyor-General, in Adelaide, signed "J. C. B. Moncrieff, Chief Engineer for Railways," and dated the thirteenth day of November, nineteen hundred



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and fourteen, or as the said railway is delineated in any plans so deposited after the passing of this Act pursuant to any law for the time being in force as to the deposit of such plans:

II. construct all proper works and conveniences connected with, or for the purposes of, the said railway, or of the said railway and any other railway, including (though without limiting the effect of this provision) a bridge across the River Murray; and

III. maintain the said railway and all such works and conveniences:

Provided that in case the Houses of Parliament are not sitting when any plans and books of reference as to the said railway are deposited in the office of the Surveyor-General under section 9 of "The Railway Clauses Act, 1876," the Commissioner may make deviations under the said section before causing copies of such plans and books of reference to be laid before Parliament, but such copies shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament within fourteen days after the next sittings of such Houses respectively.

4. (1) The Commissioner

(a) may call for tenders for the construction of the said railway and works and conveniences, to be sent in within such time, to such place, and to be upon and subject to such terms, conditions, and provisions as he deems advisable, and may accept or reject any tender:

(b) if tenders are not called for, or no tender is accepted under paragraph (a) hereof, may himself construct the said railway and works and conveniences, and, if he thinks proper, may for such purpose contract by petty contracts or on piecework rates for the construction of any part or parts thereof.

(2) Notwithstanding anything in this Act, the Commissioner may construct the said railway and works and conveniences, or any of them, in sections, as he may find convenient, instead of as one work, and in that case subsection (1) hereof shall apply in respect of each such section.

5. The gauge of the said railway shall be five feet three inches, and the rails to be used in the construction thereof shall be of iron or steel, and of the weight of not less than sixty pounds to the yard.

6. The Commissioner may demand for the use of the railway, and in respect thereof, and for the carriage of goods, stock, minerals, mails, parcels, and passengers thereon, and for the loading and unloading of goods, minerals, mails, and stock, such fares, tolls, charges, and rates as are from time to time fixed by the Commis


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