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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
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.
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.
Admiral or Lords Commissioners as aforesaid, and the Inspector or
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
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
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
tion of Act.
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.
B I L L
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
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
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 :
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.