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The Port Lincoln Railway Extension Act.—1907.

to the land of the same owner, but no such allowance shall in any case be more than the purchase-money and compensation payable to the owner.

Powers of Commis. sioner. Tolls and charges.

5. The Commissioner may demand for the use of the said railway, and the carriage of goods and passengers thereon, and for the loading and unloading of goods, such tolls and charges as may from time to time be fixed in manner prescribed by any Act or Acts under which the Commissioner fixes tolls and charges in respect ot the railways under his control.


Appropriation of tolls, 6. All tolls, rents, dues, charges, and sums of money which may

be received and levied under authority hereof shall be paid in such manner as the Governor may prescribe to the Treasurer for the public purposes of the said State.

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7. The Commissioner shall call for tenders for the construction of the railway within such time, at such place, and upon such terms, conditions, and provisions as he may deem advisable, and may accept or reject any tender. The Government may tender at the same time and on the same conditions.

In the name and on behalf of His Majesty, 1 hereby assent to this Bill.




The Port Lincoln Railway Extension Act.–1907.


“ The Lands Clauses Consolidation Act; Act No. 26 of 1855-6 to amend “ The 2?Â2Ò2Â?Â2âÒÂ2Ò2ÂòÂ2Ò2Ỉ ūtiņ2ņēm2ūti2\/

“ The Lands Clauses Consolidation Amendment Act, 1881."

“The Railway Clauses Consolidation Act”; Act No. 6 of 1858 to amend “The Railway Clauses Consolidation Act.”

“ The Railway Clauses Act, 1876.”
“ The South Australian Railways Commissioners Act, 1887."
“ The Port Lincoln Railway Act, 1905."

Adelaide : By authority, C. E. Bristow, Government Printer, North Terrace.

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A.D. 1907.


No. 933.

An Act to further amend the Renmark Irrigation
Trusts Acts, and for other purposes.

[Assented to, December 21st, 1907.] 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 Renmark Irrigation Trusts Short title and Acts Amendment Act, 1907," and shall be incorporated with “ The inco Renmark Irrigation Trusts Acts.”

2. Subsection (1) of section 15 of “ The Renmark Irrigation Repeal. Trusts Act, 1893,” hereinafter called the principal Act; and subsection (1) of section 10 of “ The Renmark Irrigation Trusts Loan Amendment Act, 1900,” are hereby repealed.

3. The principal Act is hereby amended as follows:

Amendment of

principal Act. (a) By striking out in subsections (5) and (6) of section 15 the

words “and of Chaffey Brothers, Limited”: (6) By striking out, in the sixth line of section 25, the words “one

month," and substituting the words “six months ”

therefor: (c) By striking out the whole of section 46, and substituting the following new section therefor:

"46. Except where otherwise provided, no person shall be entitled to nominate a candidate for election or

to vote at any election or poll of ratepayers unless, before A-933


The Renmark Irrigation Trusts Acts Amendment Act,1907.

the day of nomination, in the case of an election, or at least ten days before any poll, all sums then due in respect of any rate or rates upon all land within the district for the payment of which he is primarily liable have been paid : Provided such rate or rates have been declared six months prior to such election; and any ratepayer or collector of rates or scrutineer appointed under this Act may object to any person voting if such ►/222/2/2/2/2/2\/222/22/2/►Żņ2/2/2/2/2/2/\22\222\/\/22/§22–2 persons whose rates are paid in accordance with the provisions hereof to be prepared for use at every pollingplace, and such list shall constitute the voters' roll in respect of such polling-place; and, for the purpose of the annual elections, such list shall be compiled from the assessment-book for the year ending June thirtieth pre

ceding the day of election": By striking out in the ninth line of section 122 of the principal Act the words “ this part of this Act,” and by sub

stituting therefor the words “ section 120": Il. The last-mentioned section shall operate as regards rates

either accrued or hereafter accruing due: y striking out subsection v. of section 127, and substituting

the following new subsection therefor:“ v. At any election or poll every person of the age of eighteen

years or upwards, whose name appears as a ratepayer in the assessment-book in force for the time being, shall have one vote for every acre of ratable land in respect of which he is assessed. Any such ratepayer who at the time of the holding of the election or poll is distant more than twenty miles from the polling-booth, or is unable to attend owing to illness, may, subject to the proviso hereinafter contained, vote by his attorney under power, such power to be produced to the Returning Officer at the election or poll: Provided that a statutory declaration by such ratepayer as to his absence or intended absence, or as to such illness, be produced to the Returning Officer, together with such power. Any such declaration shall be conclusive evidence of such absence or illness, as the case may be": ) By inserting in subsection ix. of section 127 the words “or

voting papers” after the words “voting paper" wherever

the latter words occur in that subsection. 4. Any order for sale heretofore made by the Supreme Court or a Judge thereof under the principal Act and all sales made and titles acquired pursuant to any such order are hereby confirmed and validated.

Previous eales validated.

Notice of application 5. Vo application under section 122 of the principal Act shall be a condition precedent. made to the Court unless it shall be then shown that at least one


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