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any persons who may voluntarily present themselves before such Inspector or Inspectors for examination by him or them under the provisions hereinbefore contained: Provided also, That it shall

Inspectors be lawful for the said Inspector or Inspectors, where he or they shall may charyn 5 be of opinion that the inquiries under this Act have been pro

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on Opponents. longed by frivolous or vexatious opposition of any person or persons, to direct, by a certificate under the hand or hands of such Inspector or Inspectors, that a sum of money in such certificate to be inentioned be paid by such person or persons to the Promoters of the proposed Acts, in respect of the increased costs, charges and expenses under this Act oc casioned by such frivolous or vexatious opposition; and in such case thee Promoters, or such of them as shall have paid the whole of such co-sts, charges and expenses to the said Commissioners, shall be

entitled to sue for and recover the sum mentioned in such last15

mentioned certificate, as money paid to the use and at the request of the person or persons by such certificate directed to pay the same.

8. And be it Enacted, That where it is intended to make application Notices to to Parliament for an Act relating to any port or harbour, or to any the Admiralty

be given to tidal water, or to any navigable river, or in any manner directly or where applica 20 indirectly affecting the navigation of such port, harbour, tidal water to ports or

or navigable river, a statement in duplicate, with such copy of plans, rivers.
sections, books of reference, or other documents as aforesaid, shall
be sent or delivered to the Lord High Adiniral, or to the Lords Com-

missioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral, in the 25

inanner hereinbefore directed for sending or delivering such statement and documents to the office of the first-mentioned Commissioners, in the case of the intention to make application tu Parliament for the other Acts above specified; and the Lord High Admiral or the said Lords Commissioners may, where he or they shall deem it necessary or expedient, cause the like examination, survey and inquiries to be made by an Inspector or Inspectors, and shall have the same powers, with respect to such examination, survey and inquiries in relation to the proposed Acts to which the statement sent or

delivered to him or them shall relate, as hereinbefore enacted in 35

regard to the said first-mentioned Comınissioners, with respect to the Acts in relation to which a statement is to be sent or delivered to them; and the Inspector or Inspectors who may be appointed by such Lord High Admiral or Lords Commissioners shall, in relation to the purposes of their appointment, have the same powers and au

thorities as the Inspector or Inspectors appointed by such first-men40

tioned Commissioners, in relation to the purposes of their appointment, as if all the provisions hereinbefore enacted in regard to the firstmentioned Commissioners and the Inspector or Inspectors by them appointed with respect to the cases in which they respectively are authorized to act had been repeated in regard to such Lord High 687.

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Admiral or Lords Commissioners as aforesaid, and the Inspector or
Inspectors appointed by him or them, with respect to the cases in
which he or they respectively are authorized to act as aforesaid : Pro-
vided nevertheless, That such Lord High Admiral or Lords Com-
missioners shall not be required to lay the Reports of the said In 5
spectors before the Houses of Parliament, unless such Reports be
specially called for by either House ; but such Lord High Admiral
or Lords Commissioners shall report to Parliament, under the hand
of his or their Secretary for the time being, on every such act

touching the jurisdiction or authority of the Lord High Admiral. 9. Inquiry may And be it Enacted, That in case either House of Parliament be made after time limited, shall order that an examination, survey and inquiries be made by permission of either

in reference to any such application 10 Parliament as hercinHouse of Parliament.

before mentioned by an Inspector or Inspectors, the first-mentioned
Commissioners, or the said Lord High Admiral or Lords Commis- 15
sioners, as the case may be, shall thereupon appoint an Inspector
or Inspectors, and such Inspector or Inspectors shall make the
like examination, survey, inquiries and report, in the same man-
ner, and shall have the same powers and authorities in relation
thereto, as if he or they had been appointed as hereinbefore pro-
vided ; and the report of such Inspector or Inspectors, or the Report
of the Lord High Admiral or Lords Conimissioners, shall be laid
before or made 10 both Houses of Parliament within such time as by
such order shall be directed ; and all the provisions hereinbefore
contained with reference to surveys, examinations and inquiries, and 25
costs, charges and expenses, shall be applicable to the examination,
survey and inquiries directed by every such order as aforesaid, and the

costs, charges and expenses thereof. 10. Interpreta And be it Enacted, That in this Act words importing the singular

number shall include the plural number, and words importing the 30
plural number shall include the singular number, and words importing
the masculine gender shall include females, and any act directed
or authorized to be done by the said Commissioners of Her Majesty's
Woods, Forests and Land Revenues, Works and Buildings may be done

either by the Chief Commissioner or by any other Two of the said 35 Persons

Commissioners; and the persons whose names shall be subscribed to signing Notices to be any statement which may be sent or delivered to or at the office of moters. the said Commissioners, or to the said Lord High Admiral or Lords

Commissioners, shall be deemed to be the Promoters of the proposed
Act thereby referred to for all the purposes of this Act, and notwith- 40
standing the persons subscribing such statement shall have signed for
and on behalf of any

tion of Act.

other party.

11. Act may be amended, &c.

And be it Enacted, That this Act may be amended or repealed by any Act to be passed in this present Session of Parliament.

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To provide for the Expenses of erecting and maintaining

Lock-up Houses on the Borders of Counties.

[Notę.— The Words printed in Italics are proposed to be inserted in

the Committee.]

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Preamble : year of the of

6 An 5 & 6 Vict.,

c. 109, s. 22. Act for the Appointment and Payment of Parish Constables,” it was

enacted, that it should be lawful for the Justices of the Peace of any 5 county in General or Quarter Sessions assembled, if they should think fit, to order that Lock-up Houses for the temporary

confinement of

persons taken into custody by any constable, and not yet committed for trial, or in execution of any sentence, should be provided in such places

within their county as the said Justices should think fit; and for that 10 purpose to purchase and hold lands and tenements, or to appropriate

to that purpose any lands and tenements belonging to the county which were not needed for the purpose to which they were applied, or intended to be applied, before such appropriation, or, instead of

providing new Lock-up Houses, to order that the Lock-up Houses, 15 Strong-rooms or Cages belonging to any parish be appropriated for

the purpose of that Act, and, if necessary, be enlarged or improved ; and that the expenses of building, hiring or otherwise providing, repairing and furnishing such Lock-up Houses should be defrayed out of the County Rates :

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And whereas it is often desirable that on the borders of Two or more counties or places having respectively a separate General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace, or in some other situation convenient for the common use of such counties or places, a Lock-up House for 699.

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