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Appendix feit Twenty Pounds for every such Offence, and also Five Pounds for

No. 6. every Day afterwards during which such Copy shall be not so kept 8 Vic. c. 18. or deposited. CLII. And be it enacted, That this Act shall not extend to Scotland. Act not to extend

to Scotland. CLIII. And be it enacted, That this Act may be amended or repealed

Act may be by any Act to be passed in the present Session of Parliament.

Session.

amended this

SCHEDULES refered to in the foregoing Act.

SCHEDULE (A.)

Form of Conveyance.

of

I

in consideration of the Sum of

paid to me (or, as the Case may be, into the Bank of England (or Bank of Ireland], in the Name and with the Privity of the Accountant General of the Court of Chancery, ex parte “The Promoters of the Undertaking”,[naming them], or to A. B. of and C, D. of

Two Trustees appointed to receive the same], pursuant to the [here name the special Act], by the [here name the Company or other Promoters of the Undertaking) in corporated (or constituted] by the said Act, do hereby convey to the said Company (or other Description], their Successors and Assigns, all [describing the Premises to be conveyed], together with all Ways, Rights, and Appurtenances thereto belonging, and all such Estate, Right, Title, and Interest in and to the same as I am or shall become seised or possessed of, or am by the said Act empowered to convey, to hold the Premises to the said Company (or other Description], their Successors and Assigns, for ever, according to the true Intent and Meaning of the said Act. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal, the

Day of

in the Year of our Lord

SCHEDULE (B.)

Form of Conveyance on Chief Rent.

I of

in consideration of the Rent. charge to be paid to me, my Heirs and Assigns, as herein-after mentioned, by “ The Promoters of the Undertaking” [naming them], incorporated for constituted] by virtue of the [here name the special

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Act], do hereby convey to the said Company (or other Description, 8 Vic. c. 18. their Successors and Assigns, all [describing the Premises to be con

veyed], together with all Ways, Rights, and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, and all my Estate, Right, Title, and Interest in and to the same and every Part thereof, to hold the said Premises to the said Company (or other Description,] their Successors and Assigns, for ever, according to the true Intent and Meaning of the said Act, they the said Company (or other Description], their Successors and Assigns, yielding and paying unto me, my Heirs and Assigns, One clear yearly Rent of

by equal quarterly (or half-yearly, as agreed upon,] Portions henceforth on the [stating the Days), clear of all Taxes and Deductions. In witness whereof I hereunto set my Hand and Seal, the

in the Year of our Lord

Day of

SCHEDULE (C.)

Form of Conviction.
to wit.
Be it remembered, That on the

Day of
in the Year of our Lord

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.

C. D.

APPENDIX.

No. 7.

BYE-LAWS FOR REGULATING HIRED CHAIRS AND

HACKNEY CARRIAGES.

In pursuance of the powers conferred on the Commissioners by the 79th

section of the Cheltenham Improvement Act, page 110, and the 68th section of the Town Police Clauses Act, incorporated by such 79th section, page 118, the Commissioners have, according to the regulations contained in the 25th section of the Local Act, page 39, made and published the following

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BYE-LAWS FOR REGULATING HIRED CHAIRS AND HACKNEY CAR

RIAGES, MADE AT A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COMMISSIONERS
HELD AT THE PUBLIC OFFICES, CHELTENHAM, ON TUESDAY,
THE THIRD DAY OF MAY, 1853, AND
Right HONOURABLE THE LORD PALMERSTON, ONE OF HER
MAJESTY'S PRINCIPAL SECRETARIES OF STATE, ON THE 17TH
OF JUNE, 1853.

CONFIRMED BY

THE

CHELTENHAM IMPROVEMENT ACT, 1852.

INDEX TO BYE-LAWS.

For Regulating " Chairs" and " Carriages," and References to the Pro

visions of thePolice Clauses Act," and theCheltenham Improve-
ment Act."

1. Definitions
BYE-LAWS AS TO

6 CHAIRS" AND “ CHAIRMEN.”

2. Extreme Distance for Chairs.
3. Fares for Chairs
4. Remuneration to Chairmen called but not employed
5. Stands for Chairs
6. Number of Chair and names of Chairmen to be displayed
7. Hand Flys not to go on foot paths
8. Chairmen to keep on outer edge of Footpath, and not to require

Foot Passengers to give way
9. Chairmen when waiting to keep on carriage-way
10. At crossings, Chairmen to give way to foot passengers
11. Sedan chairs and hand flys to be lighted
12. Poles of sedan Chairs to be taken out

BYE-LAWS FOR “ CARRIAGES." 13. Extreme distance for carriages 14. Fares for distance and time 15. Remuneration to drivers hired for time and discharged at certain

distances 16. Luggage 17. Remuneration to drivers called but not employed 18. Stands for carriages and the number allowed at one time 19. Proprietor's names and number of carriage to be displayed 20. Number of persons to be carried

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By the Act.-Penalty for not having the number of persons to

be carried painted on the carriage, (sec. 51, page 114) and refusal to carry that number or a less number, Forty Shillings

(sec. 52, page 114). 21. Equipments and appointments of carriages ; drag-chains, lamps,

check-string, horse harness 22. Driver to keep lamps lighted and check-string in his hand 23. Drivers not to loiter 24. Not to drive faster than a trot 25. Not to feed horse except by a nose bag 26. Restriction on use of carriages in which coffins have been carried BYE-LAWS COMMON TO BOTH

“ CHAIRS" AND “ CARRIAGES.”

As to Licences.
27. Applicants to produce certificate of the condition of the chair or

carriage
By the Act.--Applicants for Licences must sign a requisition,

truly stating the name, &c., of the proprietor of the “
riage” or “chair,” &c., according to the prescribed form,

under £10 penalty (sec. 40, page 111). The Register of Licences kept by the Commissioners may be

inspected gratis (sec. 42, page 112). Proprietors, on change of the abode of themselves or the drivers

or chairmen, are to give notice thereof to the Commissioners within seven days, under a penalty of Forty Shillings (sec.

44, page 112). Proprietor of a carriage or chair permitting the same to be used

without licence, or to be driven or drawn by person not
named in the licence as driver or chairman, except in the
case of his illness or unavoidable absence,-penalty, Forty

Shillings (sec. 45, page 113).
Upon a second conviction of the proprietor, chairman or driver

for any offence, the licence may be suspended or revoked
(sec. 50, page 113).

As to Fares. 28. Detention money

By the Act.Drivers and chairmen taken to a place and re

quired to wait, may demand their fare to that place, and a de-
posit of the fare for the time of waiting ; Forty Shillings
penalty for refusing to wait after such deposit (sec. 57, page

115).
29. Children how charged for

By the Act.—Fares due may be recovered before magistrates

(sec. 66, page 118). Overcharges for fares are recoverable

by the hirer, with costs and Forty shillings penalty for such No. 7.

Appendix exaction (sec. 58, page 116), and agreements to pay more

than the fare are not binding (sec. 55, page 115).
Penalty of Forty Shillings on proprietor or driver exacting for

a job more than the sum agreed for, though less than the legal

fare (sec. 54, page 114).
Forty Shillings penalty on a driver or chairman having agreed

to go a distance in his discretion overcharging the party

(sec. 56, page 115). 30. As to measurement of distances 31. Computation of Fares for distance 32. Disputed distances measured by the Surveyor

As to Stands. 33. The chairmen and drivers are not to ply at other places 34. The chair or carriage standing first in the rank to be entitled to

first fare
35. At places of public resort, chairs and carriages to be under

the police authorities
By the Act.—Penalty on driver or chairman leaving his chair

or carriage in street, &c., without some one to take care of it,
Twenty Shillings, and the carriage or chair may be taken away
by the police, and, in default of payment, sold (sec. 62, page

117)
Penalty on the driver or chairman on a stand refusing to go to

a place within the prescribed distance, Forty Shillings (sec.

53, page 114). 36. Chairman or driver to attend punctually 37. Chair or carriage not to stand on crossing

By the Act.-Penalty on driver and chairman standing his car

riage or chair across a street, or not giving way, or hindering
others in taking up or setting down, or forcibly obstructing

others from being hired, Twenty Shillings (sec. 64, page 117). 38. Chairman or driver misconducting themselves

By the Act.—No person, whether licensed or not, is to drive or

draw a chair or carriage without the proprietor's consent, nor
to suffer another person to do so, under a penalty of Forty

Shillings (sec. 60, page 116).
Penalty on proprietor, driver, or chairman permitting strangers

to be carried without consent of the hirer, Twenty Shillings

(sec. 59, page 116).
Penalty (and in default of payment, two months' imprisonment)

on driver or chairman being intoxicated while driving, or by
furious driving, or other misconduct, injuring or endangering
person or property, and damages may be recovered from the
proprietor £5 (sec. 61, page 116).

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