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SCHEDULES referred to by the foregoing Act.
Form of Certificate of Share.
This is to certify, that A. B. of is the proprietor of the
share Number Company," subject to the regulations of the said company. Given under the common seal of the said company, the
in the year of our
Form of Transfer of Shares or Stock.
to me by
in the undertaking called pounds consolidated stock in
Company," standing (or name in the books of the comhis executors, administrators, assigns], subject to the several same at the time of the execution do hereby agree to take the said share [or shares] [or stock], subject to the same conditions. As witness our hands and seals, the
By virtue of [here name the special act], we, Company," in consideration of the sum of pounds paid to us by A. B. of do assign unto the said A. B., his executors, administrators, and assigns, the said undertaking, [and (in case such loan shall be in anticipation of the capital authorized to be raised) all future calls on shareholders,] and all the tolls and sums of money arising by virtue of the said act, and all the estate, right, title, and interest of the company in the same; to hold unto the said A. B., his executors, adminstrators and assigns, until the said sum of pounds, together with interest for the same
at the rate of for every one hundred pounds by the year, be satisfied [the principal sum to be repaid at the end of years from the date hereof (in case any period be agreed upon for that purpose)], [at or any place of payment other than the principal office of the company]. Given under our common seal, this day of in the year of our Lord
By virtue of [here name the special act], we, "The Company," in consideration of the sum of pounds, to us in hand paid by A. B. of
do bind ourselves and our succes sors unto the said A. B., his executors, administrators, and assigns, in the penal sum of pounds.
The condition of the above obligation is such, that if the said company shall pay to the said A. B., his executors, administrators, or assigns, [at (in case any other place of payment than the principal office of the company be intended),] on the day of which will be in the year one thousand eight the principal sum of pounds, toge
hundred and ther with interest for the same at the rate of centum per annum, payable half-yearly on the and then the above-written obligation is to become void, otherwise to remain in full force. Given under our common seal, this
one thousand eight
Form of Transfer of Mortgage or Bond.
I A. B. of
me by G. H. of
bearing date the
in consideration of the sum of paid to do hereby transfer to the said G. H., his executors, administrators, and assigns, a certain bond [or mortmade by "The Company" to for securing the sum of and interest [or, if such transfer be by endorsement. the within security], and all my right, estate, and interest in and to the money thereby secured [and if the transfer be of a mortgage, and in and to the tolls, money, and property thereby assigned]. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this one thousand eight hundred
Form of Proxy.
one of the proprietors of "The Company," to be the proxy of the said
doth hereby appoint C. D. of A. B,, in his absence to vote in his name upon any matter relating to the undertaking proposed at the meeting of the proprietors of the said company to be held on the next, in such manner as he the said C. D. doth think proper. In witness whereof the said 4. B. hath hereunto set his hand [or if a corporation, say the common seal of the corporation], the day of one thousand eight hundred and
Form of Conviction.
Be it remembered, that on the of our Lord
in the year
A. B. is convicted before us, C., D., two of her majesty's justices of the peace for the county of [here describe the offence generally, and the time and place when and where committed], contrary to the [here name the special act]. Given under our hands and seals, the day and year first above written.
8 VICT. c. 18.
An Act for consolidating in one Act certain Pro-
WHEREAS it is expedient to comprise in one general act sundry provisions usually introduced into acts of parliament relative to the acquisition of lands required for undertakings or works of a public nature, and to the compensation to be made for the same, and that as well for the purpose of avoiding the necessity of repeating such provisions in each of the several acts relating to such undertakings as for ensuring greater uniformity in the provisions themselves: May it therefore please your Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted by the Queen's most excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the lords spiritual and temporal, and commons, in this present parliament Act to apply assembled, and by the authority of the same, That this Act to all under- shall apply to every undertaking authorized by any act which shall hereafter be passed, and which shall authorize the purchase or taking of lands for such undertaking, and after to be this act shall be incorporated with such act; and all the clauses and provisions of this act, save so far as they shall be expressly varied or excepted by any such act, shall apply to the undertaking authorized thereby, so far as the same shall be applicable to such undertaking, and shall, as well as the clauses and provisions of every other act which shall be incorporated with such act, form part of such act, and be construed, together therewith, as forming one act.
takings authorized by acts here
Interpreta. tions in this
And with respect to the construction of this act and of acts to be incorporated therewith, be it enacted as follows:
2. The expression "the special act," used in this act, shall be construed to mean any act which shall be hereafter passed which shall authorize the taking of lands for the undertaking to which the same relates, and with which this act shall be so incorporated as aforesaid; and the word "Prescrib. "prescribed," used in this act in reference to any matter herein stated, shall be construed to refer to such matter as the same shall be prescribed or provided for in the special act, and the sentence in which such word shall occur shall be construed as if, instead of the word "prescribed," the expression "prescribed for that purpose in the special act,"
had been used; and the expression "the works" or "the "The undertaking" shall mean the works or undertaking, of works;" whatever nature, which shall by the special act be authorized
to be executed; and the expression "the promoters of the "Promoters undertaking" shall mean the parties, whether company, of the underundertakers, commissioners, trustees, corporations, or private taking." persons, by the special act empowered to execute such works
tions in this
3. The following words and expressions, both in this and Interpretathe special act, shall have the several meanings hereby and the speassigned to them, unless there be something either in the cial act: subject or context repugnant to such construction; (that is to say,)
Words importing the singular number only shall include Number; the plural number, and words importing the plural number only shall include the singular number:
Words importing the masculine gender only shall include Gender; females:
The word "lands" shall extend to messuages, lands, "Lands;" tenements, and hereditaments of any tenure:
The word "lease" shall include an agreement for a "Lease;" lease:
The word "month" shall mean calendar month:
The word "path" shall include affirmation in the case "Oath;" of Quakers, or other declaration lawfully substituted for an oath in the case of any other persons exempted
by law from the necessity of taking an oath:
The word "county" shall include any riding or other "County;" like division of a county, and shall also include county
of a city or county of a town:
The word "sheriff," shall include under sheriff, or other "The shelegally competent deputy; and where any matter in riff;" relation to any lands is required to be done by any sheriff, or by any clerk of the peace, the expression "the sheriff," or the expression "the clerk of the "The Clerk peace," shall in such case be construed to mean the of the sheriff or the clerk of the peace of the county, city, borough, liberty, cinque port, or place where such lands shall be situate; and if the lands in question, being the property of one and the same party, be situate not wholly in one county, city, borough, liberty, cinque port, or place, the same expression shall be construed to mean the sheriff or clerk of the peace of