Greenfield and Shepley Lane Head Turnpike Trust Act of 1823

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ANNO QUARTO

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For erecting Turnpikes,

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the Matter of such Complaint in a summary Way, and to settle the said Account or Accounts, if produced, in the same Manner as the Trustees might have done ; and if upon the Confession of the Officer or Officers, or Person or Persons against whom any such Complaint shall be made, or by the Oath or Oaths of any credible Witness or Witnesses, it shall appear to such Justice that any of the Monies which shall have been so had, collected, and received, shall be in the Hands of such Officer or Officers, or Person or Persons, such Justice may and he is hereby autho- rized and required, upon Nonpayment thereof, by a Warrant or Warrants under his Hand and Seal, to cause such Money to be levied by Distress and Sale of the Goods and Chattels of such Officer or Officers, or Person or Persons respectively; and if no Goods or Chattels shall be found sufficient to answer and satisfy the said Money, and the Charges of levy- ing the same, or if such Officer or Officers, or Person or Persons appear- ing or being brought before the said Justice in Manner aforesaid, shall refuse or neglect to give and deliver to such Justice an Account or

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Tolls to be paid but once a Day.

No more than Six full Tolls to be paid on the whole Line of Road,

Stage Coaches, &c. to pay every Time of passing.

Horses draw- ing Post Chaises to be

subject toToll

every new

Hiring,

Table of Tolls to be put up at

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Bar where such Table of Tolls shall be affixed, and specifying which ot them shall be wholly and which of them shall be partially so cleared.

AX. And be it further enacted, That during such Time as the Tolls arising on the said Road, or any Part or Parts thereof, shall be leased, de- mised, or let to any Person or Persons whomsoever, it shall and may be lawful to and for che Lessee or Lessees or Farmer or Farmers thereof, or such other Person or Persons as he or they shall authorize or appoint, to occupy and enjoy the Toll House or Toll Houses at which the said Tolls so let are to be collected and to arise, with all the Appurtenances and Conveniences to the same Toll House or Toll Houses belonging, for the Purpose of collecting such Tolls, during so long Time only as such Lessee or Lessees, Farmer or Farmers, shall duly and regularly pay his, her, or their Rent or Rents, and perform the Covenants, Agreements, and Conditions of such Lease, Demise, or Letting, but no further or other- wise.

XXI. And be it further enacted, That in case all or any of the Tolls arising on the said Road shall be demised.or let to farm to any Person or Persons in any Manner whatsoever, and the Lessee or Lessees, farmer or Farmers thereof, shall neglect or refuse to perform the Terms and Conditions on which the samé shall be so demised or let ; or in case the Rent or Rents agreed to be paid by such Lessee or Lessees, Farmer or Farmers, or any Part or Instalment thereof, shall bé in Arrear or unpaid for the Space of Three Days next after any of the-Days on which the

same ought to be paid, pursuant to the Lease, Agreement, or Contract

for demising or letting thereof; or in case such Lease, Agreement, or Contract shall in any other Manner become void; then and in any of the said Cases it shall be lawful for any Justice or Justices of the Peace for the said West Riding, upon Application made by the sald Trustees or by any Person by them appointed on their Behalf, by Warrant under his or

their Hand and Seal or Hands and Seals, to order any Constable or other-

Peace Officer, with such Assistance as shall be necessary, to enter upon

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Lessces or Persons ap- pointed by them miy occupy Yoll Houses.

Enabling Trustees to take Posses« sion of Toll Houses when let to farm.

and take Possession of every or any Toll House, 'Toll Gate, Bar or Chain, ,

or Weighing Machine, and the Buildings and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, in the Day-time, and to remove and put such Lessee or Lessees, Farmer or Farmers of the Tolls arising thereout respectively, or other the Person or Persons who shall be found therein, together with his, her, or their Goods, out of the same, and from the Possession thereof, and from the Collection of such Tolls, and to give to the said Trustees, or other Persons acting by or under their Authority, Possession thereof; and thereupon it shall be lawful for the said Trustees, if they shall think fit, to vacate and determine the Lease, Agreement, or Contract for demising or letting the said Tolls to such Lessee or Lessees, Farmer or Farmers, and the same shall accordingly be utterly void to all Intents and Purposes

(save as to the Covenants or Agreements for Payment of the Rent or

Rents thereby reserved, or other unperformed or broken Obligations, Covenants, or Agreements on the Lessee’s Part) as if such Lease, Agree- ment, or Contract had never been made; and it shall and may be law- ful for the said Trustees in every such Case to demise dr let to farm the said Tolls again to any other Person or Persons, or cause them to be

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Lands marked in

the Plan may be used, not- withstanding Errors in the

Book of Reference,

Trustees re-

strained from

pulling down Dyvelling Houses, Ke. without the Consent of the Owner.

Fences to Road by whom to be made and kept in Repair.

Ditches, Drains, Bridges,

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by the said Trustees, shall for ever afterwards be scoured, cleansed, and kept cpen, repaired and maintained, by the Occupiers of the adjoining Lands or Grounds; but all such new Bridges, Arches, Culverts, Trunks, Tunnels, and Plats as shall cross or pass in or under the said Road, shall be scoured, cleansed, and kept open, repaired and maintained, by the said Trustees, subject to the Provisions of the said recited Act.

SAAT. And be it further enacted, That all Persons who by Law are or shall be liable to do Statute Work, or are or shall be chargeable towards repairing and amending the said Road or any Part thereof, shall still remain liable thereto as heretofore ; and it shall and may be lawful for any Two or more Justices of the Peace for the County, Riding, or Place in which the said Road or any Part thereof lies, and they are hereby empowered and required (upon Application made to them for that Purpose by the said

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‘Prustees mav contract for making or repairing the Road, &c.

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to be recovered in any Action or Suit against such Party or Parties or Person or Persons so as aforesaid making default in fulfilling his, her, or

their Contract or Agreement any Law or Usage to the contrary in any- wise notwithstanding.

XXXIV. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That when and In case of as often as any Sum or Sums of Money shall be directed or ordered to be N paid by any Justice or Justices of the Peace in pursuance of the Directions pensation for of the satd recited Act or this Act, as or by way of Compensation or Materials, Satisfaction for any Materials, Costs, Damages, Spoil, or Injury of any Pamages, or Nature or Kind whatsoever, done or committed by the said Trustees or done any Person or Persons acting by or under their Authority, and such Trustees, Sum or Sums of Money shall not be paid by the said Trustees or their &c. the same Treasurer (which such Treasurer is hereby authorized and required to to belevied pay) to the Party or Parties entitled to the same, within Ten Days after by

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