The Law Relating to Gas and Water: Comprising the Rights and Duties as Well of Local Authorities as of Private Companies in Regard Thereto; and Including All Legislation to the Close of the Last Session of Parliament
Butterworths, 1877 - 711 pages
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Page 517 - London, the town council of any borough for the time being subject to the act of the session of the fifth and sixth years of the reign of King William the Fourth, chapter seventy-six, intituled " An Act to provide for the Regulation of Municipal Corporations in England and Wales...
Page 269 - ... may, if they think fit, adjourn it to the following sessions ; and upon the hearing of such appeal the court may, if they think fit, mitigate any penalty or forfeiture, or they may confirm or quash the adjudication, and order any money paid by the appellant, or levied by distress upon his goods, to be returned to him, and may also order such further satisfaction to be made to the party injured as they may judge reasonable ; and they may make such order concerning the costs, both of the adjudication...
Page 58 - ... not only on behalf of themselves, and their respective heirs, executors, administrators, and successors, but also for and on behalf of every person entitled in reversion, remainder, or expectancy after them, or in defeasance of the estates of such parties, and as to such married women, whether they be of full age or not, as if they were sole and of full age...
Page 517 - Act passed in the session holden in the twentieth and twenty-first years of the reign of Her Majesty, intituled an Act to amend the Acts concerning the Municipal Corporations...
Page 184 - The following words and expressions, in both this and the special act, and any act incorporated therewith, shall have the meanings hereby assigned to them, unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction...
Page 407 - Cause ; and upon the Trial of any such Action the Plaintiff shall not be permitted to go into Evidence of any Cause of Action which is not stated in such last-mentioned Notice ; and unless such Notice is proved the Jury shall find for the Defendant...
Page 201 - ... and this without regard to the effect which such use may have in case of a deficiency upon proprietors lower down the stream. But, further, he has a right to the use of it for any purpose, or what may be deemed the extraordinary use of it, provided that he does not thereby interfere with the rights of other proprietors either above or below him.
Page 681 - Party making the same be deemed a Trespasser, on account of any Defect or Want of Form in the Summons, Conviction, Warrant, Distress, or other Proceeding relating thereto, nor shall such Party be deemed a Trespasser ab initio...
Page 403 - If the arbitrators fail to make their award within twenty-one days after the day on which the last of them was appointed, or within such extended time (if any) as may have been...
Page 462 - All powers given by this Act shall be deemed to be in addition to and not in derogation of any other powers conferred by Act of Parliament...