Huddersfield Corporation Act of 1882 by Huddersfield Corporation

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Period for completion of

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PART X.—FINANCE.

Power to borrow - - -

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SECTION

Determination as to charge of stock - - - 74. Payment off or substitution for existing securities - 15 Extinction or suspension of - - eB General application of money from Corporation stock

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SECTION Forms - - - - - 110 Fees - - - - - - 111 _ Expenses

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‘To enable the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Huddersfield to construct

Additional Tramways Street and Road provements Waterworks and other Works

and to make further Provision for the good Government of the Borough and for other

purposes.

[ROYAL ASSENT 18TH AUGUST 1882. ]

WHEREAS the Borough of Huddersfield in the West Riding of the county of York is a Municipal Borough subject to the Acts relating to Municipal Corporations and the

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The Huddersfield Water Act 1869 ; The Huddersfield Waterworks Act 1871; The Huddersfield Improvement Act 1871 ;

The Huddersfield Waterworks and Improvement Act 1876; and 5

The Huddersfield Improvement Act 1880 ;

which Acts are in this Act collectively referred to as ‘‘the former Acts” and each of them separately as an Act of the year in which it was passed the two Acts of 1871 being respectively distinguished as “The Water Act of 1871” and

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to convey such waters to the Blackmoor Foot Reservoir of the Corporation, or to their district of supply, if they shall think proper so to do it is expedient that they be authorised to make in the township of Marsden-in-Almondbury the Waterworks herein- 5 after described :

And whereas it is expedient that the Corporation be also autho- rised to make the other waterworks in this Act described

And whereas by the Water Act of 1871 and by the Act of 1876 respectively the Corporation were authorised to construct certain 109 additional Waterworks and to purchase lands therefor compulsorily and the time limited by the Water Act of 1871 for such pur- chase expired on the twenty-fifth day of May eighteen hundred and seventy-eight and the term limited by the Act of 1876 for such purchase will expire on the thirteenth day of July one thousand 15 eight hundred and eighty-two:

And whereas the Corporation have from time to time con- structed such portions of the said respective works as the circum- stances of their Waterworks required and it is expedient that the time for completing the remainder of those works be extended and 90 that the said powers for the compulsory purchase of lands should so far as they have lapsed be revived and extended and should so far as they are still unexpired be extended :

And whereas the Improvement Commissioners who before the incorporation of the Borough had jurisdiction over part thereof 95 formed a burial ground or cemetery for the township of Hudders- field which cemetery (now known as the Highfield Cemetery) was transferred to and vested in the Corporation by the Improvement Act of 1871 (Section 262) :

And whereas by an Order of Her Majesty the Queen in Council 30 made on the sixth day of February one thousand eight hundred and eighty-two under the provisions of the Acts of Parliament relating to the Burial of the Dead in England beyond the Metro- polis (which Acts are hereinafter termed “the Burial

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made directing the discontinuance of burials in the burial grounds of the parishes of Kirkheaton and Almondbury partly situate within the said Borough It was ordered that powers should be vested in the Council of the said Borough for providing requisite places of burial for the inhabitants of the said parishes :

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And whereas under the provisions of the Act of 1852 certain other burial places in the parish of Huddersfield which parish is also partly situate within the Borough have been closed with the sanction of Her

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townships only which are situate within the Borough and as to the township of Almondbury to such part thereof within the Borough as is not included within the said _ ecclesiastical district :

5 And whereas it is expedient that the Corporation be authorised to create a fire insurance fund for the insuring of the property of the Corporation :

And whereas it is expedient that the Corporation be authorised to form a fund to provide for any expenses and compensation 10 incurred under the Employers Liability Act 1880 or to subscribe to any such fund formed by persons in their employ or to any society established to effect insurances against such expenses and compen- sation :

And whereas it is expedient that further borrowing and other 15 powers be conferred upon the Corporation and that further and ‘better provision be made for the management and regulation of the Borough and that certain of the former Acts be in divers particulars altered and amended and the powers thereof extended :

And whereas it is expedient that the Corporation be em- 20 powered to exercise their statutory borrowing powers for the time being by means of the creation and issue of Corporation stock :

And whereas the objects aforesaid cannot be effected without the authority of Parliament :

And whereas estimates have been prepared by the Corporation 25 for the purchase of land for and the execution of the following works by this Act authorised and the construction and completion of works by the former Acts of tiie Corporation authorised and such estimates are as follows:

For waterworks purposes fifty thousand pounds ; 30 For market purposes twenty-five thousand pounds ; For burial ground purposes eight thousand pounds :

And whereas the several works included in such estimates are 16

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Short title.

Act divided into parts.

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permanent works within the meaning of the two hundred and thirty-fourth section of “ The Public Health Act 1875.”

And whereas section one hundred and forty-two (application to be made to Parliament if additional powers necessary) of ‘‘ The Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847” is in force within the 9 Borough and the Corporation have made the application for this Act by special order in the manner by that Act defined.

And whereas plans and sections showing the lines situation and levels of the tramways and works by this Act authorised and plans showing the lands which may be acquired under the powers 10 of this Act and a book of reference to those plans containing the names of the owners or reputed owners lessees or reputed lessees and of the occupiers of and describing such lands have been deposited with the clerk of the peace for the West Riding of the county of York and are in this Act referred to as the deposited 15 plans sections and book of reference :

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 Parlia- 20 ment assembled and by the authority of the same as follows (that is to

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Part VI.—Traction engines : Part VII.—Miscellaneous amendments of former Acts : Part VIII.—Offences ; Part [X.—Lands; 5 Part X.—Finance ; Part XI.—Corporation Stock ; Part

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Construction of Acts,

Saving of rights of lord or lords of the manors of Huddersfield and Almondbury.

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“The Improvement provisions’’ means the Improvement

Act of 1871 as amended and extended by the provisions (other than those relating to water) of the Act of 1876 and by the Act of 1880;

“The Corporation Acts” means and includes every Act for 5

the time being in force in the Borough under which the Corporation are empowered to borrow money ;

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franchise incorporeal hereditament or profit belonging to the lord or lords of the manors of Huddersfield and Almondbury respectively for the time being or belonging to the person or persons for thetime being in receipt of or entitled to the rents and profits of the estates from 5 time to time subject to the subsisting uses of the will of Sir John Ramsden baronet deceased or of any settlement or re-settlement thereof or of any

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Abandonment of

part of Tramway

No. 9 of 1880.

Power to make Tramways.

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PART II.

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Tramway D (a single line) 20 chains and 10 yards in length in lieu of the portion of Tramway No. 9 so proposed to be abandoned commencing at the before described point in Shore Head and terminating in New Street by a 5 junction with Tramway No. 1 authorised by the Act of 1880;

Tramway E a deviation of part of Tramway No. 6 authorised by the Act of 1880 such deviation being a single line about 9 chains and 10 yards in length and commencing 10 at a point in the said authorised Tramway No. 6 in Glen Street and terminating in Manchester Road by a junction with Tramway No. 4 authorised by the Act of 1880 at the authorised point of junction of the said authorised Tramways No. 4 and No. 6.

15 1]. When and as the London and North Western Railway Company and the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company or either of them shall have occasion to repair strengthen widen reconstruct or alter the bridge carrying their Railway over John William Street the said Companies or either of them shall have full

Railway Companies may temporarily remove Tramway A for certain

purposes.

20 liberty on giving to the Corporation seven clear days’ previous ,

notice in writing to take up and remove wholly or in part Tram- way A or to stop or delay the traffic thereon but only for so long as shall be reasonably necessary for effecting those purposes without being liable for any compensation claims demands losses damages 25 costs or expenses for or on account of such removal stoppage or delay or in any way relating thereto and the Corporation shall at their own expense restore so much of the Tramway as it may be requisite to disturb for the purpose of carrying out the works aforesaid.

30 12. If the Tramways by this Act authorised be not com- pleted within four years from the passing of this Act then on the expiration of that period the powers by this Act granted to the Corporation for executing the same or otherwise in relation thereto shall cease to be exercised except as to so much of the said Tram- 35 ways respectively as is then completed.

Period for com- pletion of Tram- ways.

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Extending time for completion of authorised Tram- ways.

Power to deviate laterally subject to certain con- ditions.

Power to alter level of rails.

Certain Tramway provisions of Act of 1880 extended to Tramways by

this Act authorised.

Corporation may in certain cases work Tramways.

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13. The periods limited by Section 13 (Periods for completion of Tramways) of the Act of 1880 for the completion of the follow- ing tramways is hereby extended as follows (that is to say) :—

The period of three years thereby limited is extended to six years and 5

The period of seven years thereby limited is extended to ten years

and the said Section 13 shall be read and construed accordingly.

14. In constructing and maintaining the Tramways for the time being of the Corporation they may deviate laterally from the 10 lines shown on the plans deposited in respect of those several Tram- ways to any extent not exceeding one foot but no such deviation shall be made so as to make the distance between the outer rail of the tramway and the outer edge of the footway on either side of the road less than ten feet and six inches if the owner lessee or occupier 15 of any house shop or warehouse abutting on that part of the high- way where such less distance would occur shall at any time before the completion of such deviation by notice in writing under his hand delivered or sent by post in a registered letter to the town

clerk object to such deviation, 20

15. The Corporation may from time to time alter and main- tain the level of the rails of any tramway so that they shall corre- spond with the level of the street wherein such tramway is laid.

16. The provisions of Sections 15 to 43 both inclusive of the Act of 1880 and the regulations with respect to use of steam or 25 mechanical power on Tramways contained in the First Schedule to that Act shall extend and apply mutatis mutandis to and in relation to the Tramways by this Act authorised.

17. If the Corporation are unable to demise the Tramways either already or hereby authorised upon such terms as in the 30 opinion of the Board of Trade will yield to the Corporation an adequate rent therefor the Board of Trade may grani a license to

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the Corporation to work such Tramways and the Corporation may thereupon work the same and may provide such plant materials and things as may be requisite or convenient therefor and in such case the several provisions hereinbefore contained relating to the 5 working of the Tramways and the taking of tolls and charges therefor shall extend and apply mutatis mutandis to and in relation to the Corporation. Provided that if at any time during such working by the Corporation any Company make to the Corporation a tender in 10 writing to take a lease of and to work the said Tramways for such period (not being less than seven years unless the Corporation shall otherwise agree) at such rent and upon such terms and condi- tions as shall in the opinion of the Board of Trade be adequate and proper and such Company at the same time offer to purchase 15 the horses cars engines and fixed and moveable plant of the Cor- poration not included in such lease ata price to be fixed unless otherwise agreed on between such Company and the Corporation by a competent valuer to be appointed by the Board of Trade then upon payment of such price the Corporation shall demise the said 99 Tramways to such Company at such rent and upon such terms and conditions and the powers of the Corporation to work the said Tramways shall cease and determine.

18. In addition to the requirements of Section 26 of The Tramways Act 1870 the Corporation before they proceed to open

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As to rails of Tramways.

Fower to make waterwcrks.

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19. The rails of the Tramways authorised by this Act shall be such as the Board of Trade approve.

PART III.—WatTERWORKS.

20. Subject to the provisions of this Act the Corporation in the lines and situation shown on the deposited plans and 5 according to the levels shown on the deposited sections may

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And in addition to and in connection with the foregoing works the Corporation may make and maintain all needful and proper cuttings and embankments bridges dams sluices bye-washes weirs tanks gauges conduits adits tunnels pipes valves apparatus approaches 5 works and conveniences.

21. In the construction of the aqueducts conduit tank and works connected therewith respectively and authorised by this Act the Corporation may deviate laterally from the lines thereof as shown on the deposited plans to the extent of the limits of lateral 10 deviation marked thereon and beyond those limits with the consent of the persons through whose lands any such deviation is proposed to be made or who may be injuriously affected thereby and when in any road no such limits are shown the boundaries of such road shall be deemed to be such limits and they may deviate vertically 15 from the levels shown on the deposited sections to any extent not exceeding five feet upwards or seven feet downwards.

22. If the waterworks shown on the deposited plans and authorised by this Act are not completed within fifteen years from the passing of this Act then on the expiration of that period the 20 powers by this Act granted to the Corporation for executing any work not so completed or in relation thereto shall cease to be exer- cised except as to any part thereof then completed but nothing in this section shall restrict the Corporation from extending enlarging altering or removing any of their engines machinery mains or 25 pipes or improving their supply of water at any time and from time to time as occasion requires.

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Extension of time for completion of waterworks autho- rised by Water Act of 1871 and Act of 1876.

Supply of water to local authorities

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27. If at any time after the passing of this Act any sanitary Provisions for sale authority whose district is beyond the existing limits of the Cor-

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of reference make and maintain the street improvements and works and do the things following

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‘Traction engines.

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they have provided and thereupon such land shall constitute for all purposes part of that cemetery and the Corporation shall have and may exercise and enjoy all such and the like powers rights authorities and privileges over and in respect of such land as they may for the time being ‘exercise and enjoy over and 5 in respect of the said cemetery and the capital expenses incurred

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passing along or over the same respectively and in case of any such damage they may repair the same and apply such deposit to meet as far as it will extend the cost of such repair and may recover the balance of such cost from such person and so from time to time;

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(3) If the Corporation require any person to make such deposit they shall pay interest to such person after the rate of three pounds ten shillings per centum per 10 annum on the amount of the deposit for the time being in the hands of the Corporation not so applied as aforesaid ;

(4) No person using or conducting any such engine shall supply the same with water from any public fountain 15 trough well or receptacle for water situate in any street within the Borough except with the license of the Cor- poration and upon such terms as to payment and other- wise as shall be stated therein and any person offending against this provision shall for every such offence be 20 liable to a penalty not exceeding five pounds.

PART VII.—MIscELLANEOUS AMENDMENTS OF FORMER ACTS.

33. The provisions of Section 17 (Alteration of levels of pavements &c.) of the Improvement Act of 1871 shall extend and 25 apply to and in relation to the alteration of the roadway or carriage- way and footways of any street of whatever material the same respectively may be formed or constructed.

34. The Corporation may manufacture sell and let gas stoves and apparatus for heating cooking and other purposes and may 30 make and recover rents and charges therefor.

35. The provisions of Section 61 (Power to license slaughter- houses) of the Act of 1876 shall extend and apply mutatis mutandis to knackers’ yards and all places used for the slaughter- 16 F

Amending Section 17 of the Improve- ment Act of 1871.

Gas stoves &c.

Knackers’ yards &e.

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Saving for Acts relating to animals.

Amending Section 47 of the Act of 1876.

Amending Section 129 of The Im- provement Act of 1871.

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ing of animals or the dealing with the carcases of dead animals and the Corporation in addition to the bye-laws for the purposes in that section mentioned may from time to time make bye-laws for regulating the receiving of animals to be slaughtered and the retention and disposal of the carcases or parts thereof when 5 slaughtered so far as they deem necessary to prevent nuisance or injury to health.

36. Nothing in or done under this Act ar the Act of 1876 shall interfere with the operation or effect of The Contagious Diseases (Animals) Act 1878 or of any order10 licence or act of Her Majesty’s Privy Council made granted or done or to be made granted or done thereunder or of any order regulation licence or act of a local authority made granted or done or to be made granted or done under any such order of the Privy Council or exempt the markets slaughter- 15 houses knackers’ yards or other places used for the slaughtering of animals to which this Act or the Act of 1876 relates or any building or thing whatsoever or any body or person from the provisions of any general Act relating to animals already passed or to be passed in this or any future Session of Parlia- 20 ment.

37. The expression “ place of business” in Section 47 (Pro- hibition of sale except in markets, &c.) of the Act of 1876 shall be construed to mean any shop or warehouse only and shall not extend to any road yard passage or ground over which any person other 95 than the owner or occupier of such shop or warehouse shall have any right of way passage or access whether temporary or perma- nent.

38. If any new building (within the definition of new building as defined by the Act of 1880) erected since the passing of the 36 Improvement Act of 1871 or hereafter to be erected and used or intended to be used as a place of public amusement or entertainment be not constructed in such manner as to meet the approval of the Cor- poration in any matter which under the provisions of Section 129 (Construction of buildings for public amusement &c.) of the 35 Improvement Act of 1871 is subject to their approval they may

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order such new building to be altered as to any such matter in such manner as they may direct and if such alteration be not made the provisions of Section 303 (Power to execute works &c. in default of person liable) of that Act shall extend to and in relation to such new 5 building and in the meantime the same shall not be used for any such purpose as aforesaid and if any person shall so use the same after such order and before the same shall have been altered in accordance therewith he shall be liable to a daily penalty not exceeding twenty pounds so long as such offence shall continue.

10 39. Every license granted under the provisions of section 267 (Places for dancing music and other entertainments) of the Improvement Act of 1871 shail (unless revoked) continue in force for one year or for such shorter period as the justices shall on the grant of such license determine The notice to be given by any 15 person intending to apply for any such license or for the transfer of any such license shall be fourteen days instead of seven days as required by sub-section (4) of that section but this enactment shall not be construed to repeal or alter the provisions of sub-section (3) of section 74 (amending section 267 of Improvement Act of 1871) 20 of the Act of 1880.

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Whoever shall wantonly injure cover tear down or deface

any posting bill notice announcement order or advertise- ment or shall wantonly pull down break or injure any board pole or other thing which may contain support or exhibit such notice announcement bill order or adver- 5 tisement ;

Whoever shall in any street or in any public building or place

use any threatening abusive riotous or obscene language or be guilty of any riotous indecent or disorderly conduct or conduct with intent or tendency to provoke a breach 10 of the peace ;

Whoever does any act to detain or hinder the dispersal

(at the instance of a police-officer) of a crowd ;

The driver and conductor of any cart or carriage who shall

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not on the order of a constable stationed to regulate 15 traffic at any street crossing stop such cart or carriage;

driver conductor or person in charge of any cart or car- riage who shall leave or permit the same to stand or remain after being ordered by a constable to drive on or make way or to stand or remain during the night 90 without a proper person in charge thereof ;

driver conductor or person in charge of any cart or car- riage who does not keep the same to the left or near side of the road (except in cases of actual necessity or some sufficient cause for deviation)

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PART IX.—Lanps.

41. Subject to the provisions of this Act the Corporation may Power to Corpora- enter upon take and use all or any part of the lands described in

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Consideration for such acquisition.

Owners may be required to sell parts only of certain lands and buildings.

to sale and lease of lands.

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45. The consideration for any such acquisition may be either money or land or any yearly sum or rentcharge or other rent or a mixed consideration of money and land and on any exchange the Corporation may give or take any money for equality of exchange. 5.

46. And whereas in the construction of the street improve- ments and works hereby authorised it may happen that portions only of certain of the lands and buildings shown on the deposited plans may be sufficient for the purposes of the same and that such portions may be severed from the remainder of the said 10. properties without material detriment thereto Therefore not- withstanding section ninety-two of ‘“‘ The Lands Clauses Consolida- tion Act 1845 ” the owners of and persons interested in the lands and buildings described in the Second Schedule to this Act and whereof parts only are required for the purposes of this Act may 15. (if such portions can in the judgment of the jury arbitrator or other authority assessing or determining the compensation under that Act be severed from such properties without material detriment thereto) be required to sell and convey to the Corporation the por- tions only of the premises so required without the Corporation 29 being obliged or compellable to purchase the whole or any greater portion thereof the Corporation paying for the portions required by them and making compensation for any damage sustained by the

owners thereof or other parties interested therein by severance or otherwise.

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Section 321 (Correction of errors, omissions, &c.) as amended by Section 104 of the Act of 1880 ;

Section 326 (Power to grant building leases of lands near Park, &c.) ;

Section 327 (Power to make agreements as to building leases, &c.) ;

Section 328 (Sale of lands subject to building leases, &c.) ;

Section 329 (Power to sell without previous grant of build- ing lease) ;

Section 330 (Sales to be made within limited time) ;

Section 331 (Power to sell, &c., lands not wanted) as ex- plained by Section 103 of the Act of 1880 ;

Section 332 (Application of purchase money of land) and

Section 333 (Lands in certain cases not to be sold without consent of Treasury)

shall (so far as they are not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act) extend and apply mutatis mutandis to the acquisition lease and sale of lands acquired by the Corporation under the powers of this

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Period within which borrowed moneys for other than waterworks purposes are to be repaid.

Dates for com- mencement of formation of sink- ing fund for other than waterworks

purposes.

Certain provisions of the Act of 1876 extended to this Act.

Increase of amount to be borrowed for waterworks pur- poses under the Act of 1880.

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For burial-ground purposes eight thousand pounds on the security of the burial-ground receipts and that part of the Borough rate which is leviable within the township of Huddersfield.

49. The period within which the moneys borrowed by the 5 Corporation under the powers of this Act for other than water- works purposes shall be repaid shall be sixty years.

50. The appropriation for the sinking fund to be established for the repayment of moneys so borrowed shall commence on the first day of January next after the expiration of three clear years 10 from the date of the borrowing of such moneys.

51. The following sections of the Act of 1876 (that is to say):

Section 125 (Provisions as to borrowing) ;

Section 126 (Priority of existing mortgages) ;

Section 130 (Annual return to Local Government Board 15 with respect to sinking funds) ;

Section 131 (Power to re-borrow) ; Section 135 (Corporation not to regard trusts) ;

shall extend and apply mutatis mutandis to and in relation to all moneys borrowed under the powers of this Act and to any assess- 20 ments and rates made for the purposes of this Act and Section 130 shall extend and

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53. The Corporation may apply to the purposes of the tram- ways waterworks and street works by this Act authorised respect- ively being purposes to which capital is properly applicable and not otherwise any moneys authorised by any of the former Acts to be 5 raised for the like purposes respectively and which have not been applied as by those Acts respectively authorised.

54. The Corporation may if they think fit borrow any moneys which they are by the Corporation Acts or any one or more of them authorised to borrow under the powers and subject to the 10 provisions of The Local Loans Act 1875 by means of a loan or loans to be raised by the issue of debentures debenture stock or annuity certificates or partly in one way and partly in another Any moneys borrowed by the Corporation in manner by this section authorised for any of the purposes of the Corporation Acts or any 15 one or more of them shall be a charge upon and shall be paid out of the same funds and rates as they would be charged upon and paid out of if raised by way of mortgage under the powers of the Act authorising the borrowing thereof and such funds and rates shall in each case be deemed to be the local rate as defined by 20 The Local

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Accident fund to meet compensation

under Employers Liability Act 1880.

Expenses of executing Act.

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sums so appropriated to the credit of a fund to be called ‘‘ The Fire Insurance Fund” which shall be invested from time to time and accumulated in the way of compound interest by investing the same in such securities as the Corporation are authorised to invest any sinking fund and the Corporation may and shall by and out of such fund repair rebuild or reinstate all buildings or property belonging to them which shall be destroyed or damaged by or by reason of any fire and pay all expenses incurred by them at or by reason of any fire or any damage arising therefrom or con- nected therewith. 10

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_ Expenses of and connected with burial ground out of burial ground receipts ;

All other expenses out of the Borough fund ;

And all deficiencies in the burial ground receipts shall be met 5 out of that part of the Borough fund which is leviable within the township of Huddersfield and all deficiencies in either of the said revenues shall be met out of the Borough Fund and all moneys payable to or receivable by the Corporation under this Act or any bye-law thereunder shall be carried to the Borough Fund and to the 10 proper account therein.

58. Section 341 of the Improvement Act of 1871 shall not As to Borough rate be construed to extend or apply to any Borough rate made for the for School Board purposes. purposes of The Elementary Education Act 1870 or any Act

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Interpretation.

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Part XI.—CorPoraTION STOCK. Preliminary. 60.—(1.) In this Part of this Act—

The borough accountant means the accountant of the borough ; 5

Rate includes water-rents gas-rents and charges for supply of water or gas or of meters or fittings connected there- with ;

The Bank of England means the Governor and Company of the Bank of England and includes their successors; 10

Statutory declaration means declaration under The Statutory Declarations Act 1835.

(2.) Any power whether or not coupled with a duty of borrow- ing or continuing on loan or re-borrowing money or of creating or continuing payment of or in respect of or of redeeming or paying 15 off any annuity rent-charge rent or other security representing or granted in lieu of consideration-money for the time being existing under this Act or under any Act of Parliament public or local passed or to be passed or under any Provisional Order confirmed by Act of Parliament passed or to be passed or under any order or 20 sanction of any Government Department made or given or to be made or given by authority of any Act of Parliament passed or to be passed is for purposes of this Part of this Act a statutory borrow- ing power. (3.) Any security in which trustees are for the time being by 25 or under any Act of Parliament passed or to be passed authorized to invest trust money and any mortgage bond debenture debenture stock Corporation stock annuity rent-charge rent or other security authorized by or under any Act of Parliament passed or to be passed of any municipal corporation including the Corporation or 30 of any other local authority within section thirty-four of the Local Loans Act 1875 is for purposes of this Part of this Act a statutory security.

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(4.) The provisions of this Part of this Act referring to interest apply to and include instalments of an annuity and half-yearly or other payments of or in respect of a rent-charge rent or other statutory security.

Creation and Charge of Stock.

5 61.—(1.) Where the Corporation have for the time being any statutory borrowing power then subject and according to the pro- visions of this Part of this Act the Corporation may from time to time by resolution of the Council exercise the power by creation of stock either redeemable or irredeemable to be from time to 10 time issued for such amount within the limit of the power at such price to bear such half-yearly or other dividends and to be so trans- ferable that is to say in books or by deed as the Corporation by the resolution direct Provided that all redeemable stock at any time and from time to time created shall be created subject to such 15 terms and conditions as that the same shall be of one and the same class of stock and that all irredeemable stock at any time and from time to time created shall be created subject to such terms and conditions as that the same shall be of one and the same class of stock. 20 (2.) All stock whether redeemable or irredeemable at any time so created shall rank equally without any priority or pre- ference by reason of any precedence in the date of any statutory borrowing power or in the date of any creation of any portion of stock or in the date of issue of any portion of stock or on any 25 other ground whatsoever and shall also rank equally with all other securities of the Corporation at any time after the date of the first issue of Corporation stock granted by the Corporation in pursuance of any statutory borrowing power. (3.) The resolution for the first creation of Corporation Redeem- 30 able Stock shall provide that such stock shall be redeemable by the Corporation at par that is to say at the rate of one hundred pounds sterling for every nominal amount of one hundred pounds stock issued at such time and in such manner as the Corporation

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Creation of Cor- poration stock.

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Borrowing power to be exerciseable for actual sum raiseable.

Charge of Corpora- tion stock.

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(4.) Irredeemable stock shall not be redeemable except by agreement between the Corporation and the holder of stock. (5.) Each resolution for creation of stock shall specify whether the stock thereby created is redeemable or irredeemable. (6.) Stock so created shall be designated by the Cofporation 5 as Huddersfield Corporation Redeemable Stock or as Huddersfield Corporation I[rredeemable Stock (as the case may require). (7.) All stock for the time being so created whether redeem- able or irredeemable is comprised in the term Corporation stock when hereafter used in this Part of this Act except where either 10

‘redeemable stock or irredeemable stock is separately mentioned.

62. Each statutory borrowing power of the Corporation shall be construed to authorize the Corporation to create and issue Cor- poration stock from time to time to such nominal amounts as in the aggregate will according to the price of issue produce the 15 actual amount of money for the time being lawfully raiseable by the Corporation under that power or some portion of that actual amount or (as the case may be) the actual amount of money properly payable by the Corporation as consideration on payment off or redemption by the Corporation of any mortgage bond 20 debenture debenture stock jannuity rent-charge rent or other statutory security granted by the Corporation.

63.—(1.) All Corporation stock for the time being issued and the dividends thereon shall be and the same are by virtue of this Act charged indifferently on the whole revenues

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Loans Fund.

64. For payment of dividends on all Corporation stock and for redemption and extinction or purchase and extinction of all Corpora- tion stock there shall be established and formed a fund called 5 The Huddersfield Corporation Consolidated Loans Fund (in this Part of this Act referred to as the Loans Fund).

65.—(1.) In each year the Corporation shall pay into the Loans Fand a sum or sums equal to the aggregate amount of all dividends payable in that year on the several portions of Corpo- 10 ration stoek issued in exercise of the respective statutory borrowing powers of the Corporation and remaining outstanding. (2.) They shall provide the sum or sums aforesaid by contribu- tions from the several Corporation revenues if any specifically made liable to provide the same by or under any Act of Parliament or by 15 any resolution of the Corporation having reference to those respective statutory borrowing powers and if as regards any statutory borrowing power there is no such specific liability then from the several Cor- poration revenues out of which interest would have been payable on money borrowed by the Corporation under that power if that money 20 had been raised and remained secured otherwise than by Corporation stock and in default thereof or subject thereto they shall provide the same out of the Borough Fund and Borough Rate. (8.) The amounts of those several contributions (subject to any payment in reduction thereof authorized by this Part of this Act) 25 shall be the sums ascertained to be required in that behalf by appor- tionment of that aggregate amount of dividends among those several Corporation revenues according to the amount of stock the divi- dends whereon are properly payable thereout respectively.

66.—(1.) In each year the Corporation shall pay into the Loans 30 Fund a sum or sums equal to the aggregate amount of all sums payable in that year for redemption and extinction or purchase and extinction of the several portions of Corporation stock issued in exercise of the respective statutory borrowing powers of the Cor- poration and remaining outstanding.

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levy all such rates as they lawfully can or ought to do exercise collect make and levy for the purposes of or in relation to the respective statutory borrowing powers in exercise whereof the several portions of Corporation stock are issued. 5 (2.) If by reason of any limit of a rate or for any other reason there is a deficiency on any Corporation revenue in respect of any required contribution the Corporation shall advance the amount of the deficiency out of the Borough Fund and Borough Rate. (3.) The amount so advanced shall be a debt due from the Cor- 10 poration revenue on which the deficiency existed to the fund or rate out of which the advance is made and interest shall be payable thereon at the rate of three and a half per centum per annum until repayment and the same debt and interest shall as soon as in the judgment of the Corporation reasonably may be be 15 raised and paid out of the Corporation revenue on which the deficiency. existed.

68.—(1.) The Corporation shall pay into the Loans Fund and shall carry to the proper separate account forming part of the general account of the Loans Fund all such money being capital or in the nature of capital and not being otherwise wholly or in part 20 appropriated or made applicable by law or by valid contract as shall from time to time arise from any sale lease or other disposition of land or other property of the Corporation on the revenues whereof any Corporation

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Application of Loans Fund.

Purchase of irredeemable stock.

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(5.) In case at any time ‘during any period limited for the continuance of any loan by or under the statutory borrowing power in exercise whereof any portion of Corpuration irredeemable stock is issued the Local Government Board are of opinion that regard

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(3.) Those separate accounts shall further distinguish and shew in relation to each undertaking or purpose—

(e) All money being capital or in the nature of capital arising from any sale lease or other disposition of land or other property of the Corporation paid into the Loans 5 Fund and in the judgment of the Corporation properly attributable to that undertaking or purpose and the securities on which that money or any part thereof is from time to time invested

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received by the Corporation or being other money paid into the Loans Fund but not being capital or in the nature of capital and not being required by this Part of this Act to be applied to the making and maintenance of such accumulations as are prescribed 5 by this Part of this Act the Corporation may deal with the same as in this section provided. (2.) Where any money is standing on a separate account in the Loans Fund being money required by this Part of this Act to be applied to the making and maintenance of such accumulations as 10 are prescribed by this Part of this Act the Corporation after pro- viding for the making and maintenance of those accumulations may if they think fit from time to time invest that money or any part thereof in statutory securities and deal with the interest and annual proceeds of those securities as in this section provided. 15 (3.) The Corporation may if they think fit from time to time apply the money described in paragraph (1.) of this section and the last-mentioned interest and annual proceeds to either of the purposes following or to both of those purposes in such proportions as the Corporation from time to time may consider equitable and expe- 20 dient (that is to say):

(a) In reduction of such contributions out of the Cor- poration revenues as are payable into the Loans Fund in respect of dividends on the portions of Corporation stock comprised in the separate account on which the 25 money or interest and annual proceeds is or are standing :

(6) In reduction of such contributions out of the Cor- poration revenues as are payable into the Loans Fund for redemption and extinction or purchase and extinc- 30 tion of those portions of stock.

74. For the purposes of any contribution or account under this Part of this Act the Corporation if they think fit having regard to all the circumstances of the case and subject to the terms on which any loan of the Corporation was contracted or any 35 Corporation stock was issued may from time to time determine and declare on which of the Corporation revenues any loan of the Cor- poration or any portion of Corporation stock is or shall be deemed to be primarily or collaterally charged or determine and dectare 16 L

Determination as to charge of stock.

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Payment off or substitution for existing securities.

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that any loan of the Corporation or any portion of Corporation stock shall be apportioned as regards the charge thereof between or among any of the Corporation revenues and every such determi- nation and declaration shall be effectual to all intents.

Existing Securities. 5

75.—(1.) Where any mortgage bond debenture debenture stock annuity rent-charge or other statutory security granted or created before or after the passing of this Act by the Corporation under any statutory borrowing power or other power is out- standing or payable and the Corporation have power with the 10 consent of the holder of that statutory security or otherwise to pay off the amount thereby secured or represented or to redeem the same they may pay off or redeem the statutory security accordingly with money raised by Corporation stock or they may with the con- sent of the holder thereof issue Corporation stock in substitution 15 for the statutory security. (2.) The Corporation may

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(5.) Money received by the holder of any statutory security as authorised by this section and Corporation stock issued to him in substitution for any statutory security shall be subject to the same trusts powers testamentary and other dispositions provisions and 5 incumbrances as the money secured or represented by the statutory security was subject to immediately before the payment off redemp- tion or substitution and every testamentary or other disposition shall take effect with reference to the whole or a proportionate part of the money or stock received or substituted as the case may be.

10 Effect on Borrowing Powers.

76. On the issue of any portion of Corporation stock the statutory borrowing power in exercise whereof that stock is issued shall be affected as follows (namely) : (a) If the stock is issued for the whole term limited for the 15 continuance of any loan or for the continuance of pay- ment of or in respect of any mortgage bond debenture debenture stock annuity rent-charge rent or other statutory security granted by the Corporation under that statutory borrowing power then that power to the extent 20 of the money raised by that stock shall be and the same is by virtue of this Act extinguished ; but

(6) If the stock is issued for part only of that term then so much of the money raised by that stock as has not been paid off out of the Loans Fund may be reborrowed 25 by the Corporation for the residue of that term or any part thereof and so from time to time.

Application of Money raised.

77. Money raised by Corporation stock shall be applied for purposes for which money raiseable under the statutory borrowing 30 power in exercise whereof the stock is issued ought by law to be applied and not otherwise.

78.—(1.) The Corporation may from time to time invest temporarily on statutory securities other than stock certificates to bearer money raised by

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Appointment of Registrar.

Corporation stock register.

Certificates of proprietorship of stock.

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being applied to or required for the undertaking or purpose for which it is raised and shall from time to time pay the interest and annual proceeds of those securities into the Loans Fund. (2.) The Corporation may if they think fit from time to time apply the interest and annual proceeds aforesaid or any part thereof 5 in reduction of such contributions out of the Corporation revenues as are payable into the Loans Fund in respect. of dividends on the respective portions of Corporation stock by the issue whereof that money is raised.

Registration and Certificates. 10

79.—(1.) The Corporation may if they think fit and on and subject to such terms and instructions not inconsistent with any provision of this Part of this Act as they think expedient appoint and keep appointed an officer of the Corporation or other person or the Bank of England or any other bank or a banker as Registrar 15 for all or any of the purposes of this Part of this Act (in this Part of this Act referred to as the Registrar). (2.) The Corporation in relation to the provisions of this Part of this Act and the Registrar shall respectively be deemed a banker within The Bankers Books Evidence Act 1879. 20

80.—(1.) The Corporation or the Registrar shall keep books in which shall be entered the names and addresses of holders from time to time of Corporation stock and the amounts held by them (in this Part of this Act referred to as the Corporation stock register). (2.) The Corporation stock register shall be

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of the title of the person therein named his executors administra- tors successors or assigns to the stock therein specified but the want of a stock certificate if such want be accounted for to the satisfaction of the Corporation shall not prevent the holder of stock 5 from disposing of and transferring the same. (3.) If a stock certificate is worn out or damaged the Corpo- ration on production thereof may cancel it and give a similar stock certificate to the party in whom the property in the stock therein specified is then vested. 10 (4.) If astock certificate is lost or destroyed the Corporation on

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(6.) Except as otherwise provided by some other Act of Par- liament and subject to the provisions of this Part of this Act res- pecting any portion of Corporation stock which the resolution for creation thereof makes transferable by deed and not in books no mode of transferring Corporation stock other than that prescribed 5 in this section shall be good in law.

Transfer by deed. 84.—(1.) If and where the resolution for creation of any por- tion of Corporation stock makes the same transferable by deed

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more competent persons or of such other nature as the Corporation or the Registrar with the approval of the Corporation may require.

86.—(1.) The Corporation or the Registrar with the approval of the Corporation may as regards any portion of Corporation stock 5 close the Corporation stock transfer books or the register of transfers of Corporation stock (as the case may be) on any day in the month next before that in which dividends on that portion of Corporation stock are payable but so that the books be not at any time kept closed for more than fifteen days. 10 (2.) The persons who on the day of such closing are inscribed as Corporation stockholders shall

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Payment of dividends.

Dividends to executors &c.

Evidence of title.

Dividends to joint holders.

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stockholder that transmission sball be authenticated by a statu- tory declaration of one or more competent persons or in such other manner as the Corporation or the Registrar require. (2.)

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been given to the Corporation or the Registrar by any other of them.

94. Where Corporation stock is standing in the name of an infant or person of unsound mind jointly with any person not 5 under legal disability a letter of attorney for receipt of the divi- dends on the stock shall be a sufficient authority in that behalf if given under the hand and seal of the person not under disability attested by two or more credible witnesses but the Corporation or the Registrar before acting on the letter of attorney may if they 10 think fit require proof to their satisfaction of the alleged infancy or unsoundness of mind by a statutory declaration of one or more competent persons.

95.—(1.) Where a Corporation stockholder desires to have his dividends sent to him by post he may make a request for that pur- 15 pose to the Corporation or the Registrar in writing signed by him in a form approved by the Corporation and shall give to the Cor- poration or the Registrar an address in the United Kingdom or in the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man to which the letters con- taining the warrants are from time to time to be sent. 20 (2.) The posting by the Corporation or the Registrar of a letter containing a dividend warrant addressed to a stockholder at his request at the address so given by him shall as respects the liability of the Corporation and of the Registrar be equivalent to the delivery of the warrant to the stockholder himself. 25 (3.) Every warrant so sent by post shall be deemed a cheque and the Corporation and the Registrar shall in relation thereto be deemed a banker within The Crossed Cheques Act 1876.

Stock Certificates with Coupons to Bearer.

96.—(1.) On demand of a Corporation stockholder the Corpo- 30 ration or the Registrar may issue to the stockholder a Corporation stock certificate to bearer that is to say a certificate of title to his stock or any part thereof entitling the bearer to the stock therein specified and transferable by delivery with coupons enti- tling the bearer of the coupons to the dividends on the stock but 16 N

Dividends when one joint holder is infant

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.80 that in case of redeemable stock no such certificate or coupons shall give a title to dividends beyond the time limited for redemption. (2.) A Corporation stock certificate to bearer shall not be issued in respect of any sum of stock other than ten pounds ora multiple 5 of ten pounds. (3.) Notwithstanding anything in this Act a trustee shall not apply for purchase take or hold a Corporation stock certificate to bearer unless he is in express words authorized to do so by the instrument creating his trust and any contravention of this pro- 10 vision by a trustee shall be deemed a breach of trust but this provi- sion shall not impose on the Corporation or the Registrar an obliga- tion to inquire or to take notice whether a person applying for or holding a stock certificate to bearer is or is not a trustee or subject the Corporation or the Registrar to any liability in case of their or 15 his with or without notice issuing to a trustee a stock certificate to bearer or invalidate any stock certificate issued. (4.) Where a Corporation stock certificate to bearer is out- standing the stock represented thereby shall cease to be transferable in books or by deed under and according to the provisions of this 99 Part of this Act. (5.) The bearer of a Corporation stock certificate to bearer may on delivery up to the Corporation or the Registrar of the certificate and of all unpaid coupons belonging thereto require to be entered in the Corporation stock register as the holder of the stock described 35 in the certificate under which he derives title and thereupon the stock shall be re-entered in the register as transferable and shall become and again be transferable in the Corporation stock transfer books or by deed as the case may require and shall as regards the mode of payment of the dividends thereon be in the like condition 39 as if no stock certificate to bearer had been issued in respect thereof. (6.) The coupons issued with a Corporation stock certificate to bearer shall comprise the dividends to be paid in respect of the stock therein specified for such period as the Corporation approve. 35 (7.) At the end of that period fresh coupons may be issued for such further period as the Corporation approve and so for successive periods during the continuance in force of the stock certificate but the Corporation or the Registrar may in lieu of issuing fresh

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coupons in respect of any stock certificate give in exchange a fresh stock certificate with coupons. (8.) Payment to the bearer of a coupon of the amount expressed therein shall be a full discharge to the Corporation and to the 5 Registrar from all liability in respect of that coupon and the dividend represented thereby. (9.) When the Bank of England are the Registrar coupons shall be payable at the chief establishment of the Bank at the expiration of three clear days from the day of presentation and at 10 any branch establishment of the Bank situate more than ten miles from the chief establishment at the expiration of five clear days from the day of presentation. (10.) If a Corporation stock certificate to bearer or coupon is worn out or damaged the Corporation or the Registrar on produc- 15 tion and delivery up thereof may cancel it and issue a new certifi- cate or coupon. (11.) If a Corporation stock certificate to bearer or coupon is lost. or destroyed the Corporation or the Registrar may issue a new

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Nature of Corpora- tion stock ; notice of trusts.

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99.—(1.) Trustees or other persons for the time being authorized Holding of Corpo- to invest money in the mortgages debentures or debenture stock of ration

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Unclaimed divi- dends.

Saving for Lower to borrow other- wise.

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but whenever from time to time after the first issue of any Cor- poration stock the Corporation raise money otherwise than by Corporation stock they shall cause to be given to each lender of money so raised notice in writing signed by the Town Clerk or § other authorised officer of the Corporation of the equality of charge which Corporation stock has by virtue of this Part of this Act.

104. Notwithstanding anything in this Part of this Act the Council may revoke at any time in whole or in part any resolution 10 for creation of Corporation stock theretofore passed by the Council if and as far as the same has not been acted on by the issue of stock thereunder.

105. Except as in this Part of this Act expressly provided nothing in this Part of this Act shall relieve the Corporation from 15 any obligation imposed on them in relation to any statutory bor- rowing power by any Act of Parliament under or by which that power for the time being exists or is regulated.

106.— (1.) Nothing in this Part of this Act shall affect any power or duty of the Corporation to sell lease or otherwise dispose of any 20 land or property of the Corporation or to apply any purchase-money or other money arising thereby in discharge of any charge on that land or property or the revenues thereof other than the charge of Corporation stock or affect any claim of any person under such first mentioned charge. 25 (2.) That land or property shall in the hands of the purchaser or other person taking the same under the sale lease or other disposition be by virtue of this Act absolutely freed from the charge of Corporation stock and he shall not be concerned to see té the application of that purchase-money or other money or be $0 answerable for any loss or mis-application thereof.

107. Nothing in or done under this Part of this Act shall affect any security or charge granted or created or payable by the Corpora- tion before and subsisting at the date of the first issue of any Corpora- tion stock and the Corporation shall whenever required by the holder 35 of any security or charge aforesaid apply all such money do all such acts exercise all such powers collect all such money and make and evy all such rates as they would or ought to have applied done

Saving for power of revocation.

Saving for other obligations.

Saving for power to sell lands &c.

Saving for existing securities.

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Forgery.

Orders of Local Government Board.

Forms.

Fees.

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exercised collected made and levied for his benefit and security if this Part of this Act had not been enacted.

108.—(1.) Corporation stock sball be deemed capital stock of a body corporate within the Act of the Session of the twenty-fourth and twenty-fifth years of the reign of Her present Majesty (chapter 5 ninety-eight) ‘to consolidate and amend the statute law of Engiand and Ireland relating to indictable offences by forgery.”’ (2.) A stock certificate to bearer and a coupon connected therewith shall be deemed a stock certificate and coupon within The Forgery Act 1870. 10

109. Any order of the Local Guvernment Board under this Part of this Act may contain such directions as the Board think necessary or proper for giving effect thereto and shall be enforce- able by writ of mandamus to be obtained by the Board out of Her Majesty’s High Court of Justice and may be from time to time

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The expenses incurred by the Corporation in or about Expenses. the creation and issue of any portion of Corporation stock including any sum paid by them for composition for stamp duty thereon and any other expenses being in their judgment properly charge- 5 able to capital shall be deemed money raiseable under the statutory borrowing power in exercise whereof that portion of stock is issued. (2.) Expenses of bookkeeping and management and other current expenses from time to time incurred by the Corporation in the execution of this Part of this Act shall be defrayed out of the 10 Borough Fund.

PART XII.—MISCELLANEOUS.

113. The provisions of section 102 (General provisions as As to notices to bye-laws) of the Act of 1876 shall extend and apply to the

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THE SECOND SCHEDULE.

LANDS AND BUILDINGS OF WHICH PORTIONS ONLY ARE REQUIRED.

Parish. Numbers on deposited Plans all inclusive.

Huddersfield - - I 10 to 12, 16 to 19, 22, 23, 26.

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THE THIRD SCHEDULE.

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(2) The sum of pounds on account of the money which the Corporation have authority to raise by borrowing under the powers con- ferred upon them by the [ ] Acts for the cost of

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Resolved

That such stock shall be issued at the price and shall bear the dividends and be transferable in the manner hereinafter specified (that is to say) :—

A

B.

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(B.) STOCK RECEIPT. HUDDERSFIELD CORPORATION STOCK (£ PER CENT.)

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(C.) CORPORATION STOCK CERTIFICATE.

Borough of Huddersfield. Number

This is to certify that A.B. of [ ] 1s the Proprietor

of [ ] pounds of Huddersfield Corporation Redeemable [or Irredeemable I stock subject to the Acts of Parliament relating thereto.

Given under the Common Seal of the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough

of Huddersfield this [ ] day of [

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(F.)

POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR SALE AND TRANSFER AND FOR RECEIPT OF DIVIDENDS.

Corporate

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I Indorsement. I

INSTRUCTIONS FOR EXECUTING THE WITHIN LETTER OF ATTORNEY.

Corporate I Account. §

The Date must be inserted in Words and not in Figures. The Execution must be attested by [two credible Witnesses who are] not of the Corporate Body, and who must

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(H.) DIVIDEND WARRANT.

HUDDERSFIELD CORPORATION STOCK (£ per Cent.)

To the CASHIERS of the BANK OF ENGLAND.

Pay tu Bearer the sum of

for one Quarter of a Year’s Dividend on the sum } of £ CORPORATION STOCK (£ per Cent.) due 188 Less Property-Tax

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Amount.

“my” or

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[ On second half-sheet of same Form. I

This half-sheet is o be retained by the Stockholder. Reference to it will often save unne- cessary correspondence.

NOTICE TO HOLDERS OF HUDDERSFIELD CORPORATION STOCK (£ PER CENT.)

TRANSMISSION OF DIVIDEND WARRANTS BY Post.

Dividends upon the above-named Stock may be transmitted through the Post to the Stockholder in Sole

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(2.)

71

POST DIVIDEND WARRANT. HUDDERSFIELD CORPORATION STOCK

per Cent.)

To the GOVERNOR and Company of the BANK oF

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DIVIDEND aT £

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(K.) STOCK CERTIFICATE WITA COUPONS TO BEARER. HUDDERSFIELD CORPORATION STOCK CERTIFICATE TO BEARER.

£50

PER CENT. PER ANNUM.

THIS 18 TO CERTIFY that the bearer of this Certificate is entitled ta FIFTY PO

A00000

“DS

HUDDERSFIELD [REDEEMABLE] STOCK with dividend thereon at the rate of £ per Cent. per Annum transferable at the BANK OF ENGLAND pursuant to The Hudders-

field Corporation Act, 1882.

Countersigned [S. 0. GRAY,]

Chief Accountant, Bank of England.

£50.

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FEES.

On original issue of stock receipt or stock certificate - - - - On any new stock certificate - - - - - - -

On transfer including certificate - - - - - - - On any issue of stock certificate to bearer in respect of every ten pounds of stock specified therein - - - - - - -

On re-entry in register of stock specified in stock certificate to bearer - -


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