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A.D. 1878.

BOGNOR GAS.

Order empowering the Bognor Gas Light and Coke Company,

Limited, to raise Additional Capital.

of Order.

Short title,

1. This Order may be cited as “ The Bognor Gas Order, 1878.” Construction

2. The Bognor Gas Order, 1871, (in this Order referred to as “the Order of 5 1871,") and this Order shall be construed together, except so far as such construction would be inconsistent with or repugnant to the provisions of this

Order. Undertakers. 3. The Bognor Gas Light and Coke Company, Limited, shall be the Under

takers for the purposes of this Order, and are in this Order referred to as “the 10

Undertakers.Additional 4. In addition to the share capital authorised by the Order of 1871, the capital.

Undertakers may from time to time raise additional share capital not exceeding

in the whole eight thousand five hundred pounds. New shares 5. The Undertakers shall, when any shares created under the powers of this 15 to be offered by Order are to be issued, and before offering the same to the holder of any other tender,

shares or stock of the Undertakers, and whether the ordinary shares or ordinary
stock of the Undertakers are or is at a premium or not, offer the same for sale
by public auction or by tender, in such manner, at such times, and subject to
such conditions of sale as the Undertakers may from time to time by special 20
resolution determine : Provided that at any such sale no single lot shall com-
prise more than one hundred pounds nominal value of shares, and that the
reserved price put upon such shares shall not be less than the nominal amount
thereof, and notice of the ainount of such reserved price shall be sent by the
Undertakers in a sealed letter to the Board of Trade not less than twenty-four 25
hours before the day of auction or the last day for the reception of tenders, as
the case may be, and such letter may be opened after such day of auction or
last day for the reception of tenders, and not sooner, and provided that no
priority of tender shall be allowed to any holder of shares or stock of the
Undertakers.

30 Purchase 6. It shall be one of the conditions of any sale of shares under this Order

that the whole nominal amount of each share, together with any premium given shares sold by auction to be by any purchaser at such sale in respect thereof, shall be paid to the Underpaid within

takers within three months after such sale. three month:,

7. The intention to sell any shares by auction or by tender under the 35 As to notice to be given as provisions of this Order shall be communicated by the Undertakers in writing to sale, &c. of shares.

to the clerk of the local authority of the district in which the principal office
of the Undertakers is situate, and to the secretary of the Committee of the
London Stock Exchange, at least twenty-eight days before the day of auction
or the last day for the reception of tenders, as the case may be, and notice 40
of such intention shall be duly advertised by the Undertakers once in each of
two consecutive weeks in one or more newspapers circulating within the limits
of supply.

money of

8. When any shares have been offered for sale by auction or by tender A.D. 1878. under the provisions of this Order, and not sold, the same shall be offered, at Shares not sold the reserved price put upon the same respectively for the purpose of sale by by auction or

auction or tender, to the holders of the ordinary shares or ordinary stock of by tender to be 5 the Undertakers, in such manner as may be prescribed by a special resolution shareholders.

passed by the Undertakers: Provided always, that any shares so offered, and not accepted within the time prescribed by such special resolution, shall again be offered for sale by public auction or by tender, in the manner and subject

to the provisions of this Order with respect to the sale of shares created under 10 the powers of this Order. 9. Any sum of money which may arise from the issue of any shares under Application

of premium the provisions of this Order by way of premium, after deducting therefrom the

arising on expenses of and incident to such issue, shall not be considered as profits of the shares.

Undertakers, but shall be expended in extending or improving the works of 15 the Undertakers, or in paying off money borrowed or owing on mortgage by

the Undertakers, and shall not be considered as part of the capital of the Undertakers entitled to dividend.

10. The Undertakers shall not in any year make out of their profits any Limits of divilarger dividend on the additional capital by this Order authorised than seven tional capital. 20 pounds in respect of every one hundred pounds actually paid up of such capital

as may be issued as ordinary capital, or six pounds in respect of every one hundred pounds actually paid of such capital as may be issued as preference capital. 11. The amount of all moneys borrowed by the Undertakers and secured Limit of bor

rowing powers. 25 by mortgage of their undertaking shall not at any time exceed in the whole

four thousand pounds, and no higher rate of interest than five pounds per centum per annum shall be paid by the Undertakers without the consent of the Board of Trade in respect of any moneys borrowed by the Undertakers after

the passing of the Act confirming this Order. 30 12. All moneys raised under this Order shall be applied to the purposes of Application of the undertaking authorised by the Order of 1871.

13. All the costs, charges, and expenses of and incidental to the applying Costs of Order for, preparing, obtaining, and confirming this Order, and otherwise in relation thereto, shall be paid by the Undertakers.

money.

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Order empowering the Dysynni Gas Company, Limited, to maintain

and continue Gasworks and to make and supply Gas in the
parish of Towyn in the county of Merioneth.

Short title.

1. This Order may be cited as “ The Dysynni Gas Order, 1878.” 40 2. The provisions of “ The Lands Clauses Acts” (except with respect to Incorporation the purchase and taking of lands otherwise than by agreement, and with respect

of Acts.

A.D. 1878. to the entry upon lands by the Promoters of the Undertaking), of “The Gas

works Clauses Act, 1847," and of “The Gasworks Clauses Act, 1871,” are
hereby incorporated with this Order, except where the same are expressly varied
by this Order; and the said provisions of the said Gasworks Clauses Acts shall
apply as well to the mains, pipes, and works of the Undertakers laid down or con- 5
structed before the passing of the Act confirming this Order, and situate within
the limits of supply as defined by this Order, as to any mains, pipes, or works

which may be laid down or constructed under the authority of this Order. Interpretation. 3. The several words and expressions to which by the Acts in whole or

in part incorporated with this Order, and by “The Gas and Water Works 10 Facilities Act, 1870,” meanings are assigned, have in this Order the same respective meanings.

4. The limits within which the provisions of this Order shall be in force and have effect in this Order referred to as “the limits of supply ") shall be the parish of Towyn, in the county of Merioneth.

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Limits of
Order.

Undertakers.

The Undertakers.

5. The Dysynni Gas Company (Limited) shall be the Undertakers for the purposes of this Order, and are in this Order referred to as the “the Undertakers."

Capital. 6. The share capital of the Undertakers shall for the purposes of their gas 20

undertaking consist of the original share capital, amounting to two thousand
four hundred pounds, already raised by the Undertakers, and of additional
share capital to be issued subject to the provisions of this Order, not exceeding
three thousand pounds, and the original and additional share capital of the
Undertakers shall not for such purposes exceed five thousand four hundred 25
pounds, unless the Undertakers are authorised to raise further additional share
capital by Provisional Order under “ The Gas and Water Works Facilities

Act, 1870,” or by Act of Parliament. New shares 7. The Undertakers shall, when any shares forming part of the additional be offered by capital authorised by this Order are to be issued, and before offering the same 30 auction or

tender.

to the holder of any other shares or stock of the Undertakers, and whether the
ordinary shares or ordinary stock of the Undertakers are or is at a premiuin or
not, offer the same for sale by public auction or by tender, in such manner, at
such times, and subject to such conditions of sale as the Undertakers may from
time to time by special resolution determine : Provided that at any such sale no 35
single lot shall comprise more than one hundred pounds nominal value of
shares, and that the reserved price put upon such shares shall not be less than
the nominal amount thereof, and notice of the amount of such reserved price
shall be sent by the Undertakers in a sealed letter to the Board of Trade not
less than twenty-four hours before the day of auction or the last day for the 40
reception of tenders, as the case may be, and such letter may be opened after
such day of auction or last day for the reception of tenders, and not sooner,
and provided that no priority of tender shall be allowed to any holder of shares
or stock of the Undertakers.

Purchase

money of

three months.

A.D. 1878. 8. It shall be one of the conditions of any sale of shares under this Order that the whole nominal amount of each share, together with any premium given by any purchaser at such sale in respect thereof, shall be paid to the Under- shares sold by

auction to be takers within three months after such sale.

paid within 5 9. The intention to sell any shares by auction or by tender under the pro- As to notice to

visions of this Order shall be communicated by the Undertakers in writing be given as to to the clerk of the local authority of the district in which the principal office sales &c. of of the Undertakers is situate, and to the secretary of the Committee of

the London Stock Exchange, at least twenty-eight days before the day of 10 auction, or the last day for the reception of tenders, as the case may be, and

notice of such intention shall be duly advertised by the Undertakers once in each of two consecutive weeks in one or more newspapers circulating within the limits of supply.

10. When any shares have been offered for sale by auction or by tender Shares not sold 15 under the provisions of this Order, and not sold, the same shall be offered, by tender to be at the reserved price put upon the same respectively for the purpose of offered to

shareholders. sale by auction or tender, to the holders of the ordinary shares or ordinary stock of the Undertakers, in such manner as may be prescribed by a special

resolution passed by the Undertakers : Provided always, that any shares so 20 offered, and not accepted within the time prescribed by such special resolution,

shall again be offered for sale by public auction or by tender, in the manner and subject to the provisions of this Order with respect to the sale of shares forming part of the additional capital by this Order authorised. 11. Any sum of money which may arise from the issue of any shares under Application of

premium 25 the provisions of this Order by way of premium, after deducting therefrom the

arising on expenses of and incident to such issue, shall not be considered as profits of the shares. Undertakers, but shall be expended in extending or improving the works of the Undertakers, or in paying off money borrowed or owing on mortgage by the

Undertakers, and shall not be considered as part of the capital of the Under30 takers entitled to dividend.

12. The Undertakers shall not in any year make out of their profits any Limits of divilarger dividend on the additional capital by this Order authorised than seven tional capital. pounds in respect of every one hundred pounds actually paid up of such capital

as may be issued as ordinary capital, or six pounds in every respect of every 35 one hundred pounds actually paid of such capital as may be issued as preference capital.

13. The amount of all moneys borrowed by the Undertakers and secured by Limit of bormortgage of their Undertaking, shall not at any time exceed in the whole one

rowing powers. thousand two hundred and fifty pounds, and no higher rate of interest than 40 five pounds per centum per annum shall be paid by the Undertakers without

the consent of the Board of Trade in respect of any moneys borrowed by the Undertakers after the passing of the Act confirming this Order.

14. In addition to the lands shown on the map deposited for the purposes of Power to this Order (in this Order referred to as “ the deposited map”), and described in tional lands.

purchase addi45 the schedule to this Order annexed, the Undertakers may from time to time

purchase by agreement, and, subject to the provisions of section five of “ The Gasworks Clauses Act, 1871,” may hold, for any of the purposes of this Order

A.D. 1878. such lands as they may require, provided that they shall not at any tiine hold

for such purposes more than five acres in addition to the lands shown and described as aforesaid.

gas, &c.

and other

Maintenance and Continuance of Gaswork, Manufacture aud Sale of Gas, Coke, and Residual Products.

5 Undertakers 15. The Undertakers on the lands shown on the deposited map, and may maintain and continue

described in the schedule to this Order annexed, while they are possessed gasworks on

of the same, may maintain and continue, and from time to time alter and lands described in schedule, enlarge, retorts, gas-holders, receivers, purifiers, meters, apparatus, and works and may make for the manufacture and storing of gas, and of coke and other residual products 10

obtained in the manufacture of gas, and matters producible therefrom ; and
they may, subject to the provisions of this Order, make gas, and supply and
sell the same within the limits of supply, and may manufacture coal-tar, coke,
pitch, asphaltum, and ammoniacal liquor, oil, and all other residual products
obtained in the manufacture of gas and matters producible therefrom, and may 16

sell and dispose of the same at the works and elsewhere. Differences 16. If any difference arise between the Undertakers and any railway, canal, with railway

or other company whose lands or works the Undertakers have power to cross, companies. under the authority of this Order, for the purposes of meeting the demands for

gas within the limits of supply, as to the mode of laying down, repairing, 20
altering, or enlarging their pipes, or the facilities to be afforded for the same,
the same shall be settled by an engineer to be appointed by the Board of Trade
at the request of either party.

Quality of Gas.
Quality of gas. 17. The quality of gas supplied by the Undertakers shall, with respect to its 25

illuminating power, be such as to produce a light equal in intensity to the light produced by fourteen sperm candles, and shall in all respects be in accordance with the provisions of “ The Gasworks Clauses Act, 1871."

Price of Gas. Price of gas.

18. The price to be charged by the Undertakers for gas supplied by them to 30 consumers shall not exceed eight shillings and fourpence per one thousand cubic feet, and so in proportion for any less quantity supplied ; provided nevertheless, that every fraction of one hundred feet may be charged as one hundred feet.

Pressure of Gas. Pressure of gas. 19. All gas supplied by the Undertakers to any consumer of gas shall be 35

supplied at such pressure as to balance from midnight to sunset a column of water not less than six tenths of an inch in height, and to balance from sunset to midnight a column of water not less than eight tenths of an inch in height, at the main, as near as may be to the junction therewith of the service pipe supplying such consumer.

40 Testing of Gas. Testing of

20. The Undertakers shall, within six months after passing of the Act meter.

confirming this Order, cause to be provided at their works a testing place, with apparatus therein, according to the provisions of “ The Gasworks Clauses Act, 1871;" and the burner to be used for testing the gas shall be a Sugg's London 45

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