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The South-Eastern Drainage Act Amendment Act.—1908.

THE SCHEDULES.

Sec. 5.

THE FIRST SCHEDULE. Portion of the County of Cardwell included in the South-East." That portion of the county of Cardwell enclosed by a line commencing at the intersection of the western side of a road 174 chains 18 links east of the north-west corner of block 11, hundred of Landseer, with the south boundary of county Cardwell; running thence north for seven miles; thence west to the sea coast ; thence in a south-easterly direction along the sea coast to the south boundary of county Cardwell; and thence east along the said south boundary of county Cardwell to the point of commencement.

Sec. 50.

THE SECOND SCHEDULE.
“ The South-Eastern Drainage Amendment Act, 1908.”

Form of Petition to Construct Drain.
To the Commissioner of Public Works, Adelaide.

We, the undersigned, being a majority of land holders and representing threefourths in value of the land to be improved by the construction of the drain hereinafter mentioned, hereby request you to construct the drain following, namely [describe drain]

The following are the lands which will be benefited by such drain [here set out sections or blocks and hundreds).

And we each undertake to pay our proportion of the cost of the construction of such drain at the times and in the manner provided by “ The South-Eastern Drainage Act Amendment Act, 1908.".

The full names, addresses, and occupations of each of us, and particulars of the lands to be benefited by the drain of which we are landholders, are set out below:

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Dated the

day of

, 19 .

Declaration by Witness. I solemnly and sincerely declare that the signatures to the above petition, opposite to which my name is signed, are the genuine signatures of the persons whose signatures they purport to be.

[Signature of Witness.] Declared before me at

this
day of

, 19
, Justice of the Peace.

THE

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THE THIRD SCHEDULE.

Scc. 62. “ The South-Eastern Drainage Act Amendment Act, 1908.”

Declaration of Approral of Proposed Drain. A petition having been presented for the construction of the drain hereinafter mentioned, 1,

, Commissioner of Public Works for the State of South Australia, do hereby declare that

(a) I approve of the construction of silescribe drain:
(6) The lands which will be benefited by the construction of the said drain are

[here set out the lands]:
(c) The estimate of the cost of constructing the said drain is £
Dated this

day of

, 19 .
, Commissioner of Public Works.

Sec. 67.

THE FOURTH SCHEDULE.
“ The South-Eastern Drainage Act Amendment Act, 1908.”

Notice of Apportionment.
The South-Eastern Drainage Assessment Board has made a preliminary apportion-
ment of the cost of construction of [describe drain) amongst the land holders of the
lands benefited by such drain

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Sec. 58.

THE FIFTH SCHEDULE.
“ The South-Eastern Drainage Act Amendment Act, 1908.”

Notice of Objection.
To the Commissioner of Public Works.

Take notice that I object to the amount of the cost of [here describe the drain by a name it is known by, or otherwise shortly and sufficient to identify it apportioned to me by the preliminary apportionment of the South-Eastern Drainage Assessment Board, on the ground that such amount is too much. Dated the

day of

, 19 .
[Signature of objector.]
( Address and occupation.]

THE

The South-Eastern Drainage Act Amendment Act.—1908.

Sec. 62.

THE SIXTH SCHEDULE.
“ The South-Eastern Drainage Act Amendment Act, 1908.”
Notre of final apportionment of the cost of constructing the [describe drain].

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Sec. 63.

THE SEVENTH SCHEDULE.
Scale showing Amount of Instalments to repay £100 with interest at 4 per cent. in

Forty-two Annual instalments, commencing Five Years after the Date of the
Adrance. The Interest for the first Five Years to be Capitalised.

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EDWARDI VII REGIS.

A.D. 1908.

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No. 963.

An Act to authorise the carrying out of a Certain Scheme

of Drainage in the South-East of the State, and
for other purposes.

[Assented to, December 23rd, 1908.] DE it Enacted by the Governor of the State of South Australia,

D with the advice and consent of the Parliament thereof, as follows:

1. This Act may be cited as “The South-Eastern Scheme Act, 1908.”

Drainage Short title.

2. This Act is incorporated with “ The South-Eastern Drainage Incorporation. Act, 1878,” - The South-Eastern Drainage Act Amendment Act, 1895,” and “ The South-Eastern Drainage Amendment Act, 1900,” and any Acts for the time being in force incorporated with, amending, or substituted for any of those Acts.

From the time of the coming into operation of “ The SouthInterpretation. Eastern Drainage Act Amendment Act, 1908,” the last-mentioned Act shall be deemed to be substituted for “ The South-Eastern Drainage Amendment Act, 1900.”

3. In this Act

“ Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Public Works for

the time being of the said State, or the Minister of the
Crown for the time being discharging the duties of such
Commissioner:

“ Council"

The South-Eastern Drainage Scheme Act.—1908.

6 Council” means a District Council whose district or part of

whose district is included in the Drainage District : “ Engineer-in-Chief” means the person for the time being hold.

ing the office of Engineer-in-Chief or discharging the duties

of such office: “ Gazette” means The South Australian Government Gazette : “ Land” does not include any land situated within the boundary

of any Municipal Corporation or town or township: “ Landholder" means the owner of any freehold estate in land,

the holder of land under agreement with the Crown for the sale of such land upon credit, the lessee of land under lease from the Crown; and as to unleased Crown lands,

the Commissioner of Crown Lands: “ The District Councils Act” means “ The District Councils

Act, 1887," and all Acts amending or substituted for that

Act: - The drainage district” means and includes the land situated

within the area defined in the plan in the Third Schedule hereto and enclosed by the green line shown on such plan.

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4. Subject to the provisions hereinafter contained as to a poll, the Commissioner shall call for tenders for the construction of the drains mentioned in the First Schedule hereto (in this Act called “the drains”) out of loan moneys to be provided by Parliament for the purpose, which shall not exceed in the total the sum of Three Hundred Thousand Pounds. Should no tender or tenders be accepted, or should a tender or tenders be accepted and the contractor or contractors fail to begin or to complete the work, or any part thereof, in accordance with the contract or contracts, the Commissioner may, according to the circumstances, construct or complete the drains and construct or complete all such drainage and other works and do all such other things in connection with the drains (in this Act called “the drainage works ") as he thinks proper. The drains and the drainage works are in this Act called “the scheme."

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5. Subject to the provisions of sections 6 to 10 hereof, the proDrainage Acts to

n. visions of the Acts incorporated herewith shall apply to all matters apply to construction, VISIONS 01 the Alis etc.

preliminary to, connected with, incidental to, and consequent upon the construction of the scheme, including the apportionment of the cost thereof, the payment of the proportions of the cost thereof with interest to the Commissioner, the dates for payment of the first and other instalments of such proportions, the computation of the amounts of such instalments, the charge of such proportions upon the land, the enforcement of such charge, the recovery of instalments by the Commissioner, and the proportions of instalments to be paid by lessees to landholders: Provided that the express reference to specified matters in this section shall not be held to limit the meaning of this section, or to diminish its effect in any way.

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