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any Shop Front may project Ten Inchęs and no more, and the Cornice may project for Eighteen Inches from
the external Wall but no more: 3. No part of the Woodwork of any Shop Front shall be
fixed nearer than Four and a Half Inches from the Line of Junction of any adjoining Premises unless a Pier or Corbel of Stone, Brick, or other Fire-proof Material Four and a Half Inches wide at the least is built or fixed next to such adjoining Premises as high as such Woodwork is fixed, and projects an Inch at the least
in front of the Face thereof: 4. The Roof, Roof Flat, or Gutter of every Building, and
every Balcony, Verandah, Shop Front, or other Projection, must be so arranged and constructed and so supplied with Gutters and Pipes as to prevent the Water there
from from dropping upon or running over any Public 5. Except in so far as is permitted by this Section in the
Case of Shop Fronts, and with the Exception of Water
except with the Permission of the Corporation. Buildings not 10. No Building shall, without the Consent in Writing of to be brought the Corporation, be erected beyond the regular Line of Buildbeyond Line of Street.
ings in the Street in which the same is situate, in case the Distance of such Line of Buildings from the Highway do not exceed Thirty Feet or within Thirty Feet of the Highway where the Distance of the Line of Buildings therefrom amounts to or exceeds Thirty Feet, notwithstanding there being Gardens or vacant Spaces between the Line of Buildings and the Highway; and in case any Building shall hereafter be erected contrary to this Enactment, it shall be lawful for the Corpo ration to cause the same to be demolished or set back (as the Case may require), and the Expenses attendant upon or incidental thereto shall be paid to the Corporation by the Owner of the Premises, and if on Demand of such Expenses such Owner shall neglect or refuse to pay the same, then such Expenses shall be recovered by the Corporation from such Owner as Damages, before One or more Justice or Justices of the Peace, in the Manner provided by the said recited Act, or the Acts incorporated therewith, for Recovery of Damages not
specially provided for. Corporation in 11. “And whereas, under the Provisions of the said recited certain Cases
Act, considerable Expense has been incurred by the Corpomay compel Owners, &c. of
ration in the Construction and Maintenance of Main Sewers Houses to con- S or Drains within the Borough of Dublin, and several of the struct Drains into the Com
* Owners or Occupiers of Houses and Buildings in the Streets mon Sewer.
' and other Thoroughfares under or through which such Main Sewers or Drains have been carried have neglected to make
* Branch Drains from such Houses or Buildings communicating with such Main Drains or Sewers for the Drainage of such Houses and Buildings, their Areas, Waterclosets, and Offices,
to the Injury of the Public Health: Therefore, if any House or Building, whether built before or after the passing of this Act, situate within the Limits of the said Borough be found not to be drained by a sufficient Drain communicating with some Sewer, and emptying itself into the same, to the Satisfaction of the Corporation, and if a Sewer of sufficient Size be within One hundred Feet of any Part of such House or Building, on a lower Level than such House or Building, it shall be lawful for the Corporation, at their Discretion, by Notice in Writing, to be served upon the Occupier and Owner of such House or Building, and if the Name and Address of such Owner be not known, and the Occupier of such House or Building refuse to give the Name and Address of such Owner, then upon the Occupier only of such House or Building, to require the owner or Occupier of such House or Building forthwith, or within such reasonable Time as may be appointed by the Corporation, to construct and make from such House or Building into any such Sewer a covered Drain, and such Branches thereto, of such Materials, of such Size, at such Level, and with such Fall as shall be adequate for the Drainage of such House or Building and its several Floors or Stories, and also of its Areas, Waterclosets, Privies, and Offices (if any), and for conveying the Soil, Drainage, and Wash therefrom into the said Sewer, and to provide fit and proper paved or impermeable sloped Surfaces for conveying Surface Water thereto, and fit and proper Sinks, and fit and proper syphoned or other: wise trapped Inlets and Outlets for hindering Stench therefrom, and fit and proper Water Supply, and Water-supplying Pipes, Cisterns, and Apparatus for securing the same and for causing the same to convey away the Soil, and fit and proper Sandtraps, expanding Inlets, and other Apparatus for hindering the Entry of improper Substances therein, and all other such fit and proper Works and Arrangements as may appear to the Corporation or to their Officers requisite to secure the safe and proper working of the said Drain, and to prevent the same from ob structing or otherwise injuring or impeding the Action of the Sewer to which it leads; and it shall be lawful for the Corporation to cause the said Works to be inspected while in progress, and, from Time to Time during the Execution, to order such reasonable Alterations therein, Additions thereto, and Abandonment of Part or Parts thereof as may to the Corporation or their Officers appear, on the fuller Knowledge afforded by the opening of the Ground, requisite to secure the complete and perfect working of such Works; and if the Owner or Occupier of such House or Building neglect or refuse during Twenty-eight Days after the said Notice has been delivered to such Owner or Occupier, or left at such House or Building, to begin to construct such Drain and other Works
aforesaid, or any of them, or thereafter fail to carry them on and complete them with all reasonable Despatch, it shall be lawful for the Corporation to cause the same to be constructed and made, and to recover the Expenses to be incurred thereby from such Occupier as Damages, in the Manner provided for the Recovery of Damages as herein-before mentioned : Provided always, that every such Occupier who at the Time of the Service of such Notice shall occupy such House or Premises, and shall have given such Information of the Owner of such House, but not otherwise, shall be entitled to deduct the Amount so paid to the Corporation from the Rent payable by
him to the Owner of such House or Building. As to Orders 12. All Orders of the Council made under the Provisions of under this Act. this Act shall be subject to the same Right of Appeal as is
provided by the said recited Act of the Twelfth and Thirteenth
Victoria, Chapter Ninety-seven. Expenses of 13. The Costs, Charges, and Expenses attending on Act.
incident to the applying for or obtaining this Act shall be paid by the Corporation out of the Improvement Fund of the said Borough.
Assessments are authorized to be raised in the City
[28th June 1861.) WHEREAS Doubts have arisen as to the Extent of the
Area within which, under the Provisions of the Act 23 & 24 Vict. • Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Victoria, Chapter Fifty,
• the Magistrates and Council of the City of Edinburgh are
empowered to levy certain increased Assessments by the " said Act authorized to be levied, and it is expedient to
remove such Doubts :' Be it declared and enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority
of the same, as follows: Declaring Ex- 1. That the said Magistrates and Council of the City of tent of Autho- Edinburgh were and are authorized and entitled, under the rity of Magis- Provisions of the recited Act, and in particular of Section trates, &c. of City of Edin- Eleven thereof, to levy the increased Assessments specified in burgh, under the said Section solely upon or in respect of the gross yearly Provisions of recited Act, to
Value of the Lands and Heritages situated within the ancient levy increased and extended Royalties of the said City, and that to an Extent Assessments. equal to but not exceeding Fourpence and One Halfpenny in
the Pound on the said gross yearly Value, and were not authorized and are not entitled to levy the said increased Assessments upon or in respect of any Lands and Heritages situated beyond the Limits of the said ancient and extended
Royalties ; Royalties; and that the said Magistrates and Council were and are authorized and entitled, under the Provisions of the recited Act, to add the Sum required under the Twenty-fifth Section thereof to the Estimates made, and to include the Amount of that Sum in the Assessment levied by them in Terms of the Edinburgh “ Police Act, 1848,” and “ Edinburgh Municipality Extension Act, 1856."
2. The Words“ ancient and extended Royalties," as used in Interpretativa this Act, shall be held to mean the Districts, so designated
of Words. before the passing of the “ Edinburgh Municipality Extension Act, 1856."
CAP. XXVIII. An Act to relieve certain Trusts on the Holyhead Road from Debts.
[11th July 1861.] WHEREAS the several Sums of Money mentioned in
the Schedule hereto annexed are payable to the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Works and Public Buildings, • herein-after referred to as the Commissioners, from the • Trustees of the several Trusts mentioned in the said
Schedule, in respect of Monies expended on Improvements
made on certain Parts of the London and Holyhead Road • that are under the Control of such Trustees : And whereas
the Repayment of the Sums so advanced, with Interest, is, ' in pursuance of divers Acts of Parliament, secured on the « Toīls leviable within the Limits of the said Trusts, or some is of such Tolls: And whereas by reason of the Establishment * of Railways the Traffic on the Portions of the Holyhead • Road within the Limits of the said Trusts has been diminished " to such an Extent that the Tolls on which the said Debts
are secured are greatly insufficient to pay the Debts and
Interest thereon: And whereas the additional Tolls leviable • for the Purposes of discharging the said Debts are heavy • Burdens on the Districts within which they are levied or
may be levied, and it is expedient that such Tolls should be
reduced, and that Power should be given to carry out the • Arrangements herein-after mentioned between the said Com
missioners and the several Trusts aforesaid :' Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows:
the Bridges now building over the Menai Straits and the River Conway, and the Harbours of Howth and Holyhead, and the Road from Dublin to Howth, and for the further Improvement of the Road from London to Holyhead : The Expression “The Holyhead Road Act, 1826," shall
mean the Act passed in the Seventh Year of King George
mean the Act passed in the Ninth Year of King George
head, and of the Road from London to Liverpool :
mean an Act passed in the Session of the Sixth and
Birmingham, and Shrewsbury:
mean an Act passed in the Session holden in the Third
ST. ALBAN'S AND BARNET TRUST. As to Liquida
2. The following Provisions shall be made with respect to tion of Debt on St. Alban's and the Liquidation of the Debt due to the Commissioners from Barnet Trust. the Trustees of the St. Alban's and Barnet Trust acting under
the Local Act of First and Second William Fourth, Chapter
pay to the Commissioners the Sum of One hundred