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LXIV. The Commissioners shall from Time to Time cause the
Houses and Buildings in all or any of the Streets to be marked with Numbers as they think fit, and shall cause to be put up or painted on a conspicuous Part of some House, Building, or Place at or near each End, Corner, or Entrance of every such Street the Name by which such Street is to be known ; and every Person who destroys, pulls down, or defaces any such Number or Name, or puts up any Number or Name different from the Number or Name put up by the Commissioners, shall be liable to a Penalty not exceeding Forty Shillings for every such Offence.
Penalty for defacing, &c.
And the Section numbered 65 of the same Act. Numbers of LXV. The Occupiers of Houses and other Buildings in the Streets Houses to be renewed by Occu- shall mark their Houses with such Numbers as the Commissioners piers.
approve of, and shall renew such Numbers as often as they become obliterated or defaced ; and every such Occupier who fails, within One Week after Notice for that Purpose from the Commissioners, to mark his House with a Number approved of by the Commissioners, or to renew such Number when obliterated, shall be liable
to a Penalty not exceeding Forty Shillings, and the CommissionAnd in default, ers shall cause such Numbers to be marked or to be renewed, as by Commissioners at Occupier's the Case may require, and the Expence thereof shall be repaid to expence.
them by such Occupier, and shall be recoverable as Damages. (a) Improving And with respect to improving Streets and removing Obstructstreets.
ions, be it enacted, Section 73 of 11 LXIII. That the Section numbered 73 of “The Public Health and 12 Vict. c. 63 incorporated Act, 1848,” shall be incorporated with this Act. with this Act. Commissioners LXXIII. And be it enacted, That the said Local Board may, by n.ay purchase Premises in
Agreement, purchase any Premises for the Purpose of widening, order to improve Streets.
opening, enlarging, or otherwise improving any Street, and any Part of the Premises so purchased which shall not be wanted for that Purpose shall be resold at the best Price that can be gotten for the same, and the Proceeds of such Resale shall be carried to
the District Fund Account herein-after mentioned. Sections 66 and LXIV. That the following Sections of “ The Towns Improve68 to 74 of 10 and 11 Vict. c. Improvement Clauses Act, 1847,” shall be incorporated with this 34. incorporated with this Act. Act:
The Section numbered 66 of the said Act: Houses may be LXVI. The Commissioners may allow, upon such Terms as they set forward for improving Line think fit, any Building within the Limits of the special Act to be of Street.
set forward, for improving the Line of the Street in which such
Building, or any Building adjacent thereto, is situated. (a) See note to section 129 of the Public Health Act, post sec. 127, as to recovery of these damages.
(Section 64.) Also the Section numbered 68 of the same Act: LXVIII. When any House or Building, any Part of which projects Houses project
beyond the regular Line of the Street, or beyond the Front of the of Street, when House or Building on either Side thereof, has been taken down in be set back! order to be rebuilt or altered, the Commissioners may require the same to be set backwards to or toward the Line of the Street, or the Line of the adjoining Houses or Buildings, in such Manner as the Commissioners direct, for the Improvement of such Street: Provided always, that the Commissioners shall make full Compen- Compensation
for damage. sation to the Owner of any such House or Building for any Damage he thereby sustains.
Also the Section numbered 69 of the same Act: LXIX. The Commissioners may give Notice to the Occupier of any Future Projec
House or Building to remove or alter any Porch, Shed, projecting &c. to be reWindow, Step, Cellar, Cellar Door or Window, Sign, Signpost, by Occupier.
moved, on Notice, Signiron, Showboard, Window Shutter, Wall, Gate, or Fence, or any other Obstruction or Projection erected or placed, after the passing of the special Act, against or in front of any House or Building within the Limits of the special Act, and which is an Obstruction to the safe and convenient Passage along any Street; and such Occupier shall, within. Fourteen Days after the Service of such Notice upon him, remove such Obstruction, or alter the same in such Manner as shall have been directed by the Commissioners, and in default thereof shall be liable to a Penalty not exceeding Forty Shillings : and the Commissioners in such Case may remove In default by such Obstruction or Projection, and the Expence of such Remo- at his expence. val shall be paid by the Occupier so making Default, and shall be recoverable as Damages : (a.) Provided always, that except in the. Case in which such Obstructions or Projections were made or put up by the Occupier, such Occupier shall be entitled to deduct the Occupier may Expence of removing the same from the Rent payable by him from Rent, if not
the Offender. to the Owner of the House or Building.
Also the Section numbered 70 of the same Act: LXX. If any such Obstructions or Projections were erected or Commissloners
placed against or in front of any House or Building in any such ing Projectious Street before the passing of the special Act, the Commissioners and Compensa
tion to be made. may cause the same to be removed or altered as they think fit; provided that they give Notice of such intended Removal or Alteration to the Occupier of the House or Building against or in front of which such Obstruction or Projection shall be Thirty Days before such Alteration or Removal is begun, and, if such Obstruc
tion or Projection shall have been lawfully made, they shall make (a) See note to section 129 of the Public Health Act, post section 127, as to the Recovery of these damages.
reasonable Compensation to every Person who suffers Damage by such Removal or Alteration.
Also the Section numbered 71 of the same Act: Doors in future LXXI. All Doors, Gates, and Bars put up after the passing of the to be made to open inwards. special Act within the Limits thereof, and which open upon any
Street, shall be hung or placed so as not to open outwards, except when, in the Case of public Buildings, the Commissioners allow
such Doors, Gates, or Bars to be otherwise hung or placed ; and Occupier to alter if, except as aforesaid, any such Door, Gate, or Bar be hung or on Notice.
placed so as to open outwards on any Street, the Occupier of such House, Building, Yard, or Land shall, within Eight Days after
Notice from the Commissioners to that Effect, cause the same to In default, Com- be altered so as not to open outwards; and in case he neglect so missioners to alter at occupier's
to do, the Commissioners may make such Alteration, and the Expences of such Alteration shall be paid to the Commissioners by such Occupier, and shall be recoverable from him as Damages, (a.) and he shall, in addition, be liable to a Penalty not exceeding Forty Shillings.
Also the Section numbered 72 of the same Act: Doors opening LXXII. If any such Door, Gate, or Bar was before the passing of outwards may be altered.
the special Act hung so as to open outwards upon any Street, the Commissioners may alter the same, so that no Part thereof when open shall project over any public Way.
Also the Section numbered 73 of the same Act: Coverings for LXXIII. When any Opening is made in any Pavement or Footpath Cellar Doors to be made by Oc- within the Limits of the special Act, as an Entrance into any cupier.
Vault or Cellar, a Door or Covering shall be made by the Occupier of such Vault or Cellar, of Iron or such other Materials, and in such Manner as the Commissioners direct, and such Door or Covering shall from Time to Time be kept in good Repair by the Occupier of such Vault or Cellar ; and if such Occupier do not within a reasonable Time make such Door or Covering, or if he make any such Door or Covering contrary to the Directions of the Commis
sioners, or if he do not keep the same when properly made in good Penalty for
Repair, he shall for every such Offence be liable to a Penalty not Neglect.
exceeding Five Pounds.
Also the Section numbered 74 of the same Act. Waterspouts to LXXIV. The Occupier of every House or Building in, adjoining, or be affixed to Houses or Build near to any Street shall, within Seven Days next after Service of ings.
an Order of the Commissioners for that Purpose, put up and keep
in good condition a Shoot or Trough of the whole Length of such 1a.) See note to section 129 of the Public Health Act, post, section 127, as to the recovery of these damages.
with this Act.
that he shall so make default. And with respect to Precautions during the Construction and Repairs.
Precautions. and Repairs of Sewers, Street, and Houses, be it enacted, LXV. That the following Sections of “The Towns Improve- Sections 79 to 83
of 10 & 11 Vict. c. ment Clauses Act, 1847,” shall be incorporated with this Act: 34. incorporated
The Section numbered 79 of the said Act :
erected by Compairs of any of the Streets vested in them, and during the Con- missioners across struction or Repair of any Sewers or Drains, take proper Precau- their Repairs or tion for guarding against Accident, by shoreing-up and protecting making, & Lights
placed at Night. the adjoining Houses, and shall cause such Bars or Chains to be fixed across or in any of the Streets, to prevent the Passage of Carriages and Horses while such Works are carried on, as to them shall seem proper; and the Commissioners shall cause any Sewer or Drain or other Works, during the Construction or Repair thereof by them, to be lighted and guarded during the Night, so as to prevent Accidents ; and every Person who takes down, alters, or Penalty for re
moving, &c. removes any of the said Bars or Chains, or extinguishes any Light, without the Authority or Consent of the Commissioners, shall for every such Offence be liable to a Penalty not exceeding Five Pounds.
Also the Section numbered 80 of the said Act: LXXX. Every Person intending to build or take down any Building Hoards to be set within the Limits of the special Act, or to cause the same to be so pairs, by private
Penalty for neglect, or not removing on notice from Commissioners.
the Commissioners, during such Time as the public Safety or Convenience requires, and shall in all Cases in which it is necessary, in order to prevent Accidents, cause the same to be sufficiently lighted during the Night; and every such Person who fails to put
such Fence or Hoard, or Platform with such Handrail as aforesaid, or to continue the same respectively standing and in good Condition as aforesaid during the Time aforesaid, or who does not, while the said Hoard or Fence is standing, keep the same sufficiently lighted in the Night, or who does not remove the same, when directed by the Commissioners, within a reasonable Time afterwards, shall for every such Offence be liable to a Penalty not exceeding Five Pounds, and a further Penalty not exceeding Forty Shillings for every Day while such Default is continued.
Also the Section numbered 81 of the said Act:
Penalty for not lighting and fencing Deposits of Building Materials or ExcaFations.
LXXXI. When any Building Materials, Rubbish, or other Things
are laid, or any Hole made, in any of the Streets, whether the same be done by Order of the Commissioners or not, the Person causing such Materials or other Things to be so laid, or such Hole to be made, shall at his own Expence cause a sufficient Light to be fixed in a proper Place upon or near the same, and continue such Light every Night from Sun-setting to Sun-rising while such Materials or Hole remain; and such Person shall, at his own Expence, cause such Materials or other Things and such Hole to be sufficiently fenced and inclosed until such Materials or other Things are removed or the Hole filled up or otherwise made secure ; and every such Person who fails so to light, fence, or inclose such Materials or other Things, or such Hole, shall for every such Offence be liable to a Penalty not exceeding Five Pounds, and a further Penalty not exceeding Forty Shillings for every Day while such Default is continued.
Also the Section numbered 82 of the said Act:
Penalty for continuing Deposits of Building Materials or Excavations an unreasonable Time.
LXXXII. In no Case shall any such Building Materials or other
Things or such Hole be allowea to remain for an unnecessary Time, under a Penalty not exceeding Five Pounds to be paid for every such Offence by the Person who causes such Materials or other Things to be laid or such Hole to be made, and a further Penalty not exceeding Forty Shillings for every Day during which such Offence is continued after the Conviction for such Offence ; and in any such Case the Proof that the Time has not exceeded the necessary Time shall be upon the Person so causing such Materials or other Things to be laid, or causing such Hole to be made.
Also the Section numbered 83 of the said Act.