Huddersfield Corporation Act of 1913

The Huddersfield Corporation Act of 1913 was summarised as:

An Act to confer powers on the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses of the County Borough of Huddersfield for the construction of Tramways Street Works and Waterworks to purchase the undertaking of the Commissioners of the Deanhead Reservoir to extend the Borough Boundaries and to make further and better provision with regard to the Tramways Water and other undertakings of the Corporation and for other purposes.

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3 & 4 GEORGE V.-SESSION 1913.
HUDDERSFIELD CORPORATION
ACT 1913.
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.
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Pre.amble
PART 1.-PRELIMINARY.
Short title
Act divided into parts
Provision• of certain general Acts incorporated
I nterpreta.tion ...
PART II.-TRAMWAYS.
Power to make tramways ...
Certain tramways not to be constructed until streets widened
Period for completion of works
Applying certain provisions of recited Acts to tramways
Alteration of gauge of Corporation tramways ...
l•or protection of London & North Western and Lancashire &
Yorkshire Railway Companies
Power to use trailer and coupled carriages
Power to require intending passengers to wait in lines or queues.
Power to reserve carriages for special purposes
Restrictions not to apply to special carriages ...
As to running through carriages
Agreements with local authorities as to use of tramways for
sanitary and other purposes . . . . ..
Confirmation of Agreements with Elland and Marsden District
Councils ...
For protection of Morley Corporation ..
For protection of West Riding County Council
For protection of London and North Western Railway Company ...
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PART 111.-TROLLEY VEHICLES.
Power to use trolley vehicles
As to electrical works
Corporation to have exclusive right of using apparatus for working
trolley vehicle!! ...
Period for completion of trolley vehicle apparatus
Ve~icles not to be deemed light locomotives or motor-cars
As to licence duties on trolley vehicles
Approval of vehicles and equipment by Board of Trade ...
Fares rates and charges ·
Payment of fares rates and charges ...
Board of Trade may authorise new routes
Trolley vehicles to be part of tramway undertaking of Corporation
Conveyance of mBilR
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PART IV.-PROVISIONS COMMON TO TRA:\1WAYS AND TROLLEY
VEHICLES.
Applying certain provis1on11 of recited Acts to tramways and
trolley vehicles
Use of tramways &c. for removal of refuse
Attachment of signs indicating stopping places to lamp-posts &c.
Accounts
For protection of York~hirP Electric· Power Compan_v ...
PART V.-MOTOR OMNIBUSE~.
Power to provide and run omnibuses
:--i>parnte accom1t!< of omnibus undertaking to be kept
PART VI.- ~THEET WORKS.
Power to make ~treet works
Powers to Elland District Council as to »treet works
Applying certain provisions of Act of 1906 to street works
Compensation in case of recently altered buildings
PART VIL-WATER.
Confirmation of Agreement with and transfer of undertaking
I' eanhead Commissioners
Repeal of Act~ of 1838 1841 and 1889
Rates or rents to continue in force ...
Winding up and dis~olution of Dean head f'ommissioners
Power to make waterworks
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Limits of deviation
New waterworks to be part of the water undertaking
Power to t.ake waters
Ai to compensation water ...
Limiting powers of Corporation to abstract water
Discharge of water into streams
Power to purchase and hold lands and exercise powers for
protection of waters
Power to lay water pipes in streets not dedicated to public use
Supply of water to houses partly used for trade &e.
~aintenance of common pipe
Prevention of plumbism ...
For protection of West Riding of Yorkshire Rivers Board
For further protection of West Riding County Council •••
For protection of Stainland-with-Old Lindley Urban District
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For protection of Wakefield Corporation
For protection of Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company ...
PART VIII.-LANDS.
Power to acquire lands
Acquisition of lands for filter beds &c.
Power to acquire additional lands by agreement
Corporation may acquire easements only in certain cases
Applying certain provisions of Act of 1906 as to lands
Costs of arbitration &c. in certain cases
PART IX.-EXTENSION OF BOROUGH.
Commencement of this part of .Act
Extension of borough
Deposit of plan of extended borough
Copies of deposited borough plan to be evidence
Powers and duties of justices &c. extended
Parish burgess lists &c.
Division into wards
Recited Acts
Bye-laws &c.
Town clnk and other officers contiLued
Actions &c. not to abate ... Corporation property &c •...
Property &c. of Urban Council
Mortgage debts of Corporation
Adoptive Acts
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Corporation to be Burial Board for borough
Adjustment of financial relations between County and County
Boroughs
Provisions for adjustment•
Electoral division and C-0unty Councillor
Alteration of parishes
Guardians
Ecclesisaticsl divisions and charities
Saving for existing lists of Parliamentary voters &c.
Settlement and removal of the poor ...
Saving for contribution orders
PART X.-FINANCE.
Power to borrow
Certain provisions of Public Health Acts as to borrowing not to
apply
Power to reborrow
As to temporary borrowing
Application of sections of recited Acts aa to borrowing
Power to Elland Urhan DMrict Council to borrow for street work~
PART XI.-MISCELLA~EOUS.
Power to grant gratuities in certain cases
Shelters or waiting rooms ...
Lost property
Evidence of appointments authority &c.
Incorporation of certain sections of recited Acts
Judges not disqualified ..
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[SCHEDl'LES
AN
ACT ·,
To confer powers on the Mayor Aldermen and
Burgesses of the County Borough of Hudder.s ..
field for the construction of Tramways Street
Works and Waterworks to purchase the
undertaking of the Commissioners of the
Deanhead Reservoir to extend the Borough
Boundaries and to make further and better
prov1s1on with regard to the Tramways
Water and other undertakings of the Corporation
and for other purposes.
[RoY AL AssENT 15TH A mrnsT 1913. J
"\YHEREAS the County Borough of Huddersfield in the West Riding PreamMe.
of the County of York (in this Act referred to as " the Borough ")
is a municipal borough under the government of the Mayor Aldermen and
Burgesses thereof (in this Act referred to as "the Corporation"):
5 . And whereas the Acts and Orders specified in the First Schedule
to this Act (save so far as any of them is amended by any later Act or
Order among the same) are now in force in the borough and elsewhere
conferring various powers upon the. Corporation and are hereinafter
referred to collectively as " the recited Acts " and each of them
lo separately as an Act or Order of the year in which the same was
passed or made except where any of such Acts or Orders are
referred to under their respective short titles:
2 llwlilersfield Co1'poration Act 1913.
Preamble. And whereas extensive powers with regard to the supply of water
and the construction of tramways and with regard to the improvement
and government of' the borough have been conferred upon the
Corporation by the recited Acts :
And whereas by certain of the recited Acts the Corporation were 5
authorised to lay down within and beyond the borough the tramways in
those Acts mentioned and the powers therein contained were conferred
on the Corporation in respect of the said tramways:
And whereas the Corporation have constructed and are working the
tramways authorised by the recited Acts and it is expedient that the 10
Corporation should be empowered to construct and maintain the
additional tramways in this Act described and to work the same by
electrical power :
And whereas it is expedient that provision should be made as in
this Act contained with respect to the provision and use by the 15
Corporation of trolley vehicles and motor omnibuses:
And whereas it is expedient that the Corporati0n should be
authorised to construct the street works by this Act authorised :
And whereas the trade and population and the demand for watt.-r
within the limits of supply of the Corporation )~ave i11crea~ecl and are ~o
still increasing and the existing reservoirs and works of the Corporation
do not afford a supply of water sufficient for the requin~ments of
the public within those limits :
And whereas by an Act passed in the first and second years of the
reign of her late Majesty intituled "An Act for making and main- 25
taining a reservoir at Deanhead in the Parish of Huddersfield in the
West Riding of the County of York and for other purposes relating
thereto" (hereinafter referred to as "the Act of 1838 ") certain Commissioners
(hereinafter called "the Deanhead Commissioners '') were
incorporated and empowered to construct and they have accordingly 30
constructed the reservoir known as the Deanhead Reservoir and by
that Act and an Act passed in the fourth and fifth years of the reign
of her late Majesty inti~uled "An Act to amend an Act of her
present Majesty for making and maintaining a reservoir at Deanhead
i11 the Parish of Huddersfield in the West Riding of the County of 35
York " (hereinafter referred to as " the Act of 18-11 ") powers were
Huddersfield Corp01·atim Act l 913. 3
conferred upon the Deanhead Commissioners to levy rates and to Preamble.
borrow money on the security thereof:
And whereas by the Deanhead Commissioners Act 1889 further
powers were conferred upon the Deanhead Commissioners for the
5 construction of additional works and for the supply of water in bulk:
And whereas the Deanhead Commissioners have from time to time
in exercise of the aforesaid powers borrowed various sums of money on
mortgage on the security of the rates aforesaid:
And whereas an agreement has been entered into between the
10 Deanhead Commissioners of the first part certain mil1 owners and
occupiers named and described in the schedule to such agreement of
the second part and the Corporation of the third part for the transfer
to the Corporation of the undertaking of the Deanhead Commissioners
and it is expedient that that agreement be confirmed and the said
15 undertaking transferred to the Corporation:
And whereas it is expedient that the Corporation should be
authorised to construct the additional waterworks by this Act
authorised :
And whereas it is expedient that power should be conferred on the
~O Corporation with respect to the taking of lands as in this Aot set forth :
And whereas it is expedient that the boundaries of the borough
should be extended so as to include the Lindley Recreation Ground
belonging to the Corporation :
And whereas estimates have been prepared by the Corporation in
~5 relation to the following purposes:-
For the construction of tramways Eighty-three thousand five
hundred and seventy-five pounds;
For the provision of electrical equipment and other works in
connection with the tramways by this Act authorised Twenty:111
seven thousand six hundred and ninety-nine pounds;
For the provision ofrolling-stock in connection with the Corporation
tramways Nine thousand pounds ;
For the provision of electrical equipment and other works for the
purpose of working trolley vehicles Two thousand eight
35 hundred and four pounds ;
.Prl!am ble.
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
For the provision of trolley vehicles Oue thousand five hundred
pounds;
For the provision of motor omnibuses One thousand eight hundred
pounds;
For the purchase of lands for and the construction of street works 5
Two thousand five hundred and thirty pounds ;
For the purchase of lands for and the construction of waterworks
Twenty-one tlwusand one hundred and seventy pounds:
And whereas the several works and purposes mentioned in such
estimates are permanent works and it is expedient that the cost thereof 10
should be spread over a term of years:
And whereas the said street works will be situate in the Urhan
District of Elland and under an Agreement dated the fourth day of
December One thousand nine hundred and twelve made between the
Corporation of the one part and the Urban District Council of Elland 15
of the other part the said District Council agreed to coustruct the said
works or some part thereof and it is expedient that the said Disti·ict
Council should be authorized to raise moneys therefor :
And whereas it is expedient that the Corporation should be
authorised to raise moneys for the remainder of the purposes aforesaid 20
and that the other provisions contained in this Act should be enacted :
And wherellS plans and sections showing the lines and levels of the
works authorised by this Act and plans of the lands which the Corporation
may acquire under this Act with a book of reference to such
plans containing the names of the owners and lessees or reputed owners 25
and lessees and of the occupiers of the lands requirerl and which may
be taken under the powers of this Act have been deposited with the
clerk of the peace for the West Riding of the county of Y or~ which
plans sections and book of reference are in this Act respectively
referred to as the deposited plans sections and book of reference : 30
And whereas the objects aforesaid cannot be effected without the
authority of Parliament :
And whereas in relation to the promotion of the Bill for this
Act the requirements of the Borough Funds Acts 1872 and 1903 have
been observed and the approval of' the Local Government Board 35
has been obtained :
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 5
MAY IT THEREFORE PLEASE YOUR MAJESTY
That it may be enacted and be it enacted by the King's Most
Excellent Majesty by and with the advice and consent of the Lords
Spiritual and Temporal and Commons in this present Parliament
Preamble.
5 assembled and by the authority of the same as follows (that is to
say):-
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PART !.-PRELIMINARY.
1. This Act may be cited for all purposes as the Huddersfield Short title.
Corporation Act 1913.
2. This Act is divided into parts as follows:-
Part !.-Preliminary.
Part II.-Tramways.
Part III.-Trolley Vehicles.
Part IV.-Provisions common to Tramways and Trolley
Vehicles.
Part V.-Motor Omnibuses.
Part VI.-Street Works.
Part VII.-W ater.
Part VIII.-Lands.
Part IX.-Extension of Borough.
Part X.-Finance.
Part XL-Miscellaneous.
Act divided
into parts.
3. The following Acts and parts of Acts (so far as the same are Pronsious of
applicable for the purposes and are not inconsistent with the provisions ~::~:e_~ Acts
25 of this Act) are hereby incorporated with this Act namely :- incorporated.
The Lands Clauses Acts except section 127 of the Lands Clauses
Consolidation Act 1845 ;
Section 3 (Interpretation of terms) section 19 (Local authority
may lease or take tolls) and Parts II. and III. of the
30 Tramways Act 1870;
Part I.
Preliminary.
Part I.
Preliminary.
Interpretation.

6 Iludder8fielrl Cm]Jm·otion Act 1913.
The \Vaterworks Clauses Acts 1847 and 18G3 except:-
(a) The words "with the consent in writing of the
owner or reputed owner of any such house or of the agent
of such owner" in section 44 of the \Vaterworks Clauses Act
1847;
(h) Sections 75 to 82 of the \Vatnworks Clauses Act
1847 with respect to the amount of profic. to be received by
the undertakers when the waterworks a.re carrie<l on for their
benefit and section 83 relating to accounts.
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4. In this Act unless the subject or context otherwise rel}lllres :- 10
"The ex1stmg borough" means the County Borough of
Hu<l<lersfield as it existed immediately prior to the passing
of this Act;
"The borough" means the borough as extended by this Act;
"The Corporation" means the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses of 15
the borough ;
" The Council " means the Council of the borough ;
"The borough fund" and "borough rate'' mean respectively the
borough fund and borough rate of the borough;
"The tramways" means the tramways by this Act authorised; 20
'' The Corporation tramways" means the tramways authorised bY
this Act and all tramways for the time being belonging to
leased to or run over or worked by the Corporation and
includes any vehicles moved by mechanical power transmitted
to such vehicles from some external source; 25
" The water undertaking" means the waterworks undertaking for
the time being of the Corporation ;
"The day of transfer" means the day uext after the expiration of
three months from the date of the passing of this Act;
" The Deanhead Commissioners " means the Commissioners of the 30
Deanhead Reservoir ;
"Daily penalty" means a penalty for every day on which any
offence is continued after conviction ;
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The Municipal Corporations Acts" means the Municipal Corporations
Act 1882 and any Act amending the same;
"The Public Health Acts" means the Public Health Act 1875
and any Act amending the same ;
5 "The County" and "the County Council" mean respectively the
County of the West Riding of Yorkshire and the County
Council of that County ;
"The added area" means that part of the Urban District of
Stainland-with-old Lindley which is added to the existing
10 borough by this Act ;
"The appointed day" means the first day of April One thousand
nine hundred and fourteen ;
"The recited Acts" means the unrepealed provisions of the local
Acts specified in the First Schedule to this Act and the Pro15
visional Orders relating to the borough confirmed by the Acts
also specified in the same schedule and each of those Acts and
Orders is separately referred to as the Act or Order of the
year in which it was passed or confirmed except where any of
such Acts or Orders are referred to under their respective
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"The Act of 1838" means the Act 1 and 2 Vic. cap. lxiv. intituled
"An Act for making and maintaining a reservoir at Deanhead
in the parish of Huddersfield in the West Riding of the
County of York and for other purposes relating thereto" ;
2j "The Act of 1841" means the Act 4 and 5 Vic. cap. Ix. intituled
'' An Act to amend an Act of her present Majesty for making
and maintaining a .Reservoir at Deanhead in the parish of
Huddersfield in the West Riding of the County of York";
"The Act of 1889 "means the Deanhead Commissioners Act 1889.
30 Words and expressions to which meanings are assigned by enactments
incorporated with this Act have in this Act the same
respective meanings unless there be something in the subject
or context repugnant to such construction.
Part I.
Preliminary
Part II.
Tramways.
Power to
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tramways.
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PART ll.-TH.AM\VAY8.
5. Subject to the provisions of this Act the Corporation may
make form lay down work use and maintain the tramways hereinafter
described in the lines and according to the levels shown on the
deposited plans and sections and iu all ITS} ,ects in accordance with 5
those plans and sections with all proper rails plates works and
conveniences connected therewith (that is to sa.y) : -
Tramway No. 2.-About 2 miles 3 furlongs 4·78 chains in length
whereof 1 mile 2 furlongs 1 ·33 chains will be single line and
1 mile 1 furlong :3·40 chains will be double line wholly in 10
the parishes of Greetland in the mbau district of Greetland
Elland iu the urban district of Elland and FixLy in the rural
district of Halifax commencing in the said parish of Greetland
in Saddleworth Road at a point 40 yards east of Halifax Road
passing thence along the ~aid ~addleworth Hoad Long ".,. all 15
,vestgate Jepson Lane Victoria Hoacl Southgate Huddersfield
Road and there terminating by a junction with the existing
tramway of the Corporation at the Loun<lary Letween the said
parish of Fixby and the borough.
Tramway No. 3.-A double line about 2 miles 4 furlongs 6·21 :20
chains in length wholly in the parishes of Marsden in the
urban district of Marsden Slaithwaite in the urha11 district of
Slaithwaite and Linthwaite in the urLan district of Li11thwaite
commencing in the said parish of Marsde11 in the Wakefield
and Austerlands Road at a point 50 yards east of Wessenden 25
Brook passing thence along the said ,v akefield and Austerlands
Road and there terminating in the said parish of Linthwaite
by a junction with th'j existing tramway of the Corporation
3 yards north-east of the boundary bebn-'en the said parishes
of Slaithwaite and Linthwaite at Kitchf-:'n Clough. 30
Tramway No. 4.-Ab0ut 4 furlongs 8·86 chains in length whereof
4 furlongs 5·8G chains will be sillgle line aud 3·0 chains will be
double line wholly in the parish of Longwoo<l in the borough
commencing in Longwood Gate at its junction with Dodlee
Lane passing tlience along Longwood Gate and terminating ;35
by a junction with the termination of the existing tramway of
the Corporation in Thornhill Road Longwood.
Tramway No. 5.-About 3 furlongs 1 chain in length whereof
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2 furlongs 7·82 chains will be single line and 3"18 chains will be
double line wholly in the parish of Lockwood in the borough
commencing in Blackmoorfoot Road at the junction of that
road with Crosland Hill Road passing thence along Blackmoorfoot
Road and terminating by a junction with the termination
of the existing tramway of the Corporation in Barton Road at
the junction of that road with Dryclough Road.
Tramway No. 6.-Abou_t 1 mile 3 furlongs 6·68, chains in length
whereof 1 mile 2 furlongs 6"95 chains will be single line and
10 9·73 chains will be double line wholly in the parish of Dalton
in the borough commencing by a junction· with the existing
tramway of the Corporation in Wakefield Road at a point
45 yards south-west of Birkhouse Lane passing thence along
Wakefield Road Broad Lane Long Lane Briggate Crosley
15 Lane and there terminating at the junction of Crosley Lane
with School Lane.
Tramway No. 7.-About 1 furlong 5·75 chains in length whereof
9·39 chains will be single line and 6·36 chains will be double
line wholly in the parish of Huddersfield in the borough com~O
mencing in Bradford Road by a junction with the existing
tramway of the Corporation at a point 10 yards north of
Beaumont Street passing thence along the said Bradford
Road and Beaumont Street into and along Leeds Road and
there terminating by a junction with the existing tramway of
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Tramway No. 8.-A single line about 2"60 chains in length wholly
in the parish of Huddersfield in the borough commencing in
Beaumont Street by a junction with the proposed Tramway No.
7 at a point 23 yards west of Great Northern Street passing
30 thence along Beaum<:>nt Street into and along Great Northern
Street and there terminating by a junction with the existing
tramway of the Corporation at a point 57 yards north of
Beaumont Street.
Tramway No. 9.-About 3 furlongs 0·60 chain in length whereof
35 2 furlongs 7·60 chains will be single line and 3 chains will be
double line wholly in the parish of Huddersfield in the
borough commencing in Leeds Road by a junction with
the existing tramway of the Corporation at a point 29 yards
Part II.
Tramways.
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Pa.rt II.
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north of Gasworks Street passing thence along Leeds Road
Gasworks Street and St. Andrew's Road and there terminating
on the west side thereof at a point 55 yards north of
Turnbridge Road.
Tramway No. 10.-A single line about 0·64 chain in length wholly 5
in the parish of Huddersfield in the borough commencing in
Gasworks Street by a junction with the proposed Tramway
No. 9 at a point 70 yards east of Leeds Road passing thence
along Gasworks Street and there terminating on the south side
thereof at a point 81 yards east of Leeds Road. 10
Tramway No.'ll.-A single line about 0·54 chain in length wholly
in the parish of Huddersfield in the borough commencing in
Gasworks Street by a junction with the proposed Tramway
No. 9 at a point 92 yards east of Leeds Road passing thence
along Gasworks Street and there terminating on the south 15
side thereof at a point 104 yards east of Leeds Road.
Tramway No. 12.-A single line 0"50 chain in length wholly m
the parish of Huddersfield in the borough commencing in
Gasworks Street on the north side thereof at a point 110 yards
east of Leeds Road and passing thence along Gasworks 20
Street and there terminating by a junction with the proposed
Tramway No. 9 at a point 101 yards east of Leeds Road.
Tramway No. 13.-A single line about 8·20 chains in length wholly
in the parish of Huddersfield in the borough commencing in
St. Andrew's Road on the west side thereof at a point 61 ·25
yards north of Grove Road and passing thence along St.
Andrew's Road and Gasworks Street and there terminating
by a junction with the proposed Tramway No. 9 at a point
40 yards west of St. Andrew's Road.
Tramway No. 14.-A single line. about 2"60 chains in length 30
whvlly in the parish of Huddersfield in the borough commencing
in Grove Road on the south side thereof at a point 49 yards
west of St. Andrew's Road and paesing thence along Grove
Road into and along St. Andrew's Road and there terminating
by a junction with the proposed Tramway No. 13 at a point 35
14 yards south of Grove Road.
Tramway No. 15.-A single line about 2·30 chains in length
wholly in the parish of Huddersfield in the borough commenc-
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in St. Andrew's Road by a junction with the proposed
Tramway No. 13 at a point 14 yards north of Gasworks Street
and passing thence along St. Andrew's Road and there terminating
by a junction with the proposed Tramway No. 9 at
a point 35 yards south of Gasworks Street.
Tramway No. 16.-About 2 furlongs 1·95 chains in
length whereof 9 chains will be single line and
1 furlong 2·95 chains will be double line wholly
in the parish of Huddersfield in the borough commencing in
10 New Street by a junction with the existing tramway of the
Corporation at a point 15 yards north of Ramsden Street
passing thence along New Street Ramsden Street and Queen
Street S~uth and there terminating by a junction with the
existing tramway of the Corporation at a point 13 yards south
15 of East Parade.
All the tramways shall be constructed on the same gauge
as the existing tramways of the Corporation that is to say on a
gauge of 4 feet 7¾ inches or such other gauge as may from time to
time be approved by the Board of Trade and there shall not hA run
20 thereon carriages or trucks adapted for use on railways.
6. (1) So much of Tramway No. 2 as is to be constructed in and Certain
along that portion of the carriageway of the streets and roads known as ~:m::s
Lo Wallw d J L h. h. , . h h l' . constructed ng estgatean epson anew ic 1s co-extensive wit t e imits until streets
within which the street works authorised by the section of this Act of widened.
25 which the marginal note is " Power to make Street Works " are to be
executed shall not be constructed unless and until the said portion of
the carriageway is so widened that a space of not less than 9 feet
6 inches shall intervene between the outside of the footpath and the
nearest rail of the tramway.
30 (2) Tramway No. 9 shall not be constructed unless and until the
carriageway at the junction of St. Andrew's Road and Gasworks
Street is so widened that a space of not less than 9 feet 6 inches shall
intervene between the outside of the footpath and the nearest rail of
the tramway.
35 7. The tramways shall be completed within five years from the Period f!r
. f h' A . d h . . f' h 'od h b completion passmg o t 18 et an on t e expll'ation o t at pen t e powers y of works
this Act granted to the Corporation for executing the same or
Pa.rt 11,
Tramways
Part II.
Tramways.
12 H1Ulde1'.~field Corporation Art 1913.
otherwise in relation thereto shall cease except as to so much thereof
as shall then be completed.
AppI;ring 8. The following sections of the recited Acts shall so far as the
~~a~one of same are applicable in that behalf and are not inconsistent with the
recited Acta • ' f h' A d d 1 · d" d to tramways. prov1s1ons o t 1B et exten an app y mutatIS mutan IS to an 5
in relation to the tramways or tramway works by this Act authorised :-
OF THE ACT OF 1900.
Section 9. (Tramways to be kept on level of surface of road.)
Section 10. (As to rails of tramways.)
Section 11. (Further provisions as to construction of tramways.) 10
Section 12. (Penalty for not maintaining rails and roads.)
Section 13. (Passing places to be constructed where less than a
certain width left between footway and tramway.)
Section 14. (Power to make additional crossings &c.)
Section 15. (Temporary tramway to be made where necessary.) 15
Section 16. (Power to lay down double or interlacing lines in place
of single lines and vice versa.)
Section 17. (Corporation may reduce width of footway for constructing
tramway.)
Section 18. (Local authority to have access to sewers.)
Section 19. (Application of road materials excavated in construction
of works.)
Section 24. (Corporation may take up lines for purposes of constructing
others.)
Section 37. (Power to Corporation to work tramways.)
Section 39. (Traffic upon tramways.)
Section 40. (Corporation not bound to carry goods.)
Section 41. (Provision as to carriage of animals goods &c. m
separate carriages.)
20
25
Section 42. (Tramways to form part of tramway undertaking of 30
Corporation.)
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 13
Section 43. (Payment of tolls.)
Section 56. (Provision as to general Tramway Acts.)
OF THE HUDDERS~'IELD CORPORATION TRAMWAYS ORDER 1903. ·
Section 7. (Alteration of tramways.)
5 Provided that the provisions of the Mid section 14 of the Act of
1900 shall be exercisable only with the consent of the Board of Trade.
9. The Corporation may from time to time alter the existing gauge Alteration of
. . ~~~ ot any of the Corporation Tramways to such other gauge as the Board corporation
of Trade may approve and for that purpose may lay a third rail or may tramways.
10 take up and remove all or some of the existing rails plates and apparatus
and other works of or connected with any of the said tramways and
may relay the same or others in lieu thereof and may execute all such
works and may exercise all such powers as may be necessary or expedient
for carrying out such alteration Provided always that if in the construction
15 of any works under this section any rail is intended to be so laid that
for a distance of 30 feet or upwards a less space than 9 feet 6 inches
would intervene between it and the outside of the footpath on either side
of the road the Corporation shall not less than one month before
commencing the works give notice in writing to every owner and
~O 1_,ccupier of houses shops or warehouses abutting on the place where such
less space would intervene and such rail shall not ( except with the
consent of the Board of Trade) be so laid if the owners or occupiers of
one-third of such houses shops or warehouses by writing under
thtir hands addressed and delivered to the Corporation within three
:!5 weeks after receiving the notice from the Corporation express their
o~jection thereto.
10. The provisions of section 28 (For protection of London For protection
and North Western and Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Com- ~o~:don&
panies) and section 30 (For further protection of Lancashire and r:'::!hi:en'l
30 Yorkshire Railway Company) of the Act of 1900 shall so far as ~~
applicable extend and apply and be binding upon the Corporation in Companies.
exercising the powers contained in the section of this Act the marginal
note whereof is "Alteration of gauge of Corporation Tramways."
1 l. (I) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in Po~er to nee
A rd b 1 1 . h C . . h h trailer and 35 any et o er ye- aw or regu at10n t e orporation may wit t e consent coupled
carriagea.
Part IL
Tramwaya.
hrt II.
Trani ways.
14 Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
of the Board of Trade provide maintain work and uee trailer carriages and
coupled carriages on the Corporation tramways on such rout.es and at
such times as the Board of Trade may approve and for such periods
and on such terms and conditions as may be expressed in such
approval and the Board of Trade may revoke any such approval: 5
Provided that the Corporation shall not in exercising the powers in
this section contained obstruct or int.erfere with the free passage of
persons or vehicles to or from the entrances to or exits from the stations
of any Railway Company and trailer carriages or coupled carriages
shall not without the consent of such Company be stopped for the 1 0
distance ext.ending in front of the said entrances or exits and for a
length of ten yards at each end of such entrance or exit except only
for so long as shall be reasonably necessary for the purposes of
discharging and taking up passengers.
(2) The trailer carriages and coupled carriages used by the ] 5
Corporation under the provisions of this section shall be fitted with such
brakes and safety appliances as the Board of Trade may approve and
no trailer carriage or coupled carriage shall be used by the Corporation
of a design not approved by the Board of Trade for the purpose.
(3) Except so far as the Board of Trade may otherwise allow the 20
number of carriages or vehicles which may be used or run attached
together in each case shall not exceed two.
Pow~r to 12. The Corporation may make bye-laws requmng persons
~t1~%ng waiting to enter carriages at any stopping place or terminus upon any
pa118engere to f h C • · · li d wait in lines o t e orporat1on tramways to wait m nes or queu~ an to enter 25
or queues. such carriages in the order in which they stand in such line or queue
Power to reserve
carriages
for special
purposEII!.
and the provisions of the Tramways Act 1870 as to bye-laws shall apply
to such bye-laws.
13. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in any Act to the
contrary the Corporation may run and reserve carriages on any of the 30
Corporation tramways for any special purpose which the Corporation
may consider necessary or desirable and the Corporation may make
bye-laws and regulations for prohibiting the use of any such carriages
by any persons other than those for whose conveyance such carriages
are reserved: Provided that the running of such carriages shall in no 35
way curtail the ordinary service of carriages.
(2) The provisions of the Tramways Act 1870 as to bye-laws shall
apply to any bye-laws made under this section.
Restrictions 14. The restrictions contained in the recited Acts as to tolls
not to apply
to special or charges for passengers shall not extend to any special carriages run 40 carriages.
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 15
upon the Corporation tramways or to any special service of carriages
on extraordinary occasions and in respect thereof the Corporation may
demand and take such tolls or charges as they shall think fit but such
restrictions shall apply only to the ordinary carriages or service of
5 carriages appointed from time to time for the conveyance of passengers
on the Corporation Tramways: Provided that the running of such
carriages shall in no way curtail the ordinary service of carriages.
1 5. The Corporation may run through carriages along any of the A.a to.
routes of the Corporation tramways or any portion thereof specified by =;:
10 the Corporation and such carriages shall be distinguished from other carnagee
carriages in such manner as may be directed by the Corporation and
they may demand and take for every passenger by such carriages a toll
or charge not exceeding the maximum toll or charge allowed by the
Acts relating to the Corporation tramways for and in respect of the
15 whole of such route or the whole of the portion thereof traversed by
any such carriage: Provided that the running of such carriages shall
in no way curtail the ordinary service of carriages.
16. Notwithstanding anything contained in any of' the recited Agreements
. h C . . d . with Local Acts or thIB Act t e orporation may enter mto an carry mto effect Authoritiea
. h local d h . . h' h d" . as to uae of 20 '¾::,<JTeements wit any or roa aut or1ty wit m w ose 1str1ct any tramw~y•
of the Corporation tramways may be laid for the use of any of such ~~d~~!';ry
tramways for the sanitary purposes of such local or road authorities and pul'pOll88.
for the collection and conveyance of scavenging stuff road metal night-soil
dust refuse and other materials arising from used by or connected with
25 any undertaking or department of any such local or road authorities.
1 7. The Agreement dated the fourth day of December One Confirma.
thousand nine hundred and twelve made between the Corporation of ~~!nenta
d h U b D. . C 'l f' Ell d f h h with Elland the one part an t e r an 1stnct ounc1 o an o t e ot er and Manden
part and the Agreement dated the fifth day of December One thousand ~~~~f •.
30 nine hundred and twelve made between the Corporation of the one part
and the Urban District Council of Marsden of the other part as
respectively set out in the Second Schedule to this Act are hereby
confirmed and made. binding· on and shall be carried into effect by
the respective parties thereto. Any moneys payable by either of the
35 said urban district councils under or in pursuance of the said agreements
shall be defrayed out of the- district fund and general district
rate of their respective districts.
Part IL
TramwaJL
Part II. For proteouon
of Morley
Tnunw&YI, Corporat.ion.
16 Hu,dders.field Corporation Act 1913.
18. Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act the following
provisions for the protection and benefit of the Mayor Aldermen and
Burgesses of the Borough of Morley (in this section referred to as " the
Morley Corporation") shall in addition to any other provisions for
their protection contained in this Act or in any Act incorporated
therewith apply and have effect unless otherwise agreed in writing
between ihe Morley Corporation and the Corporation (that is to say):-
5
(1) Before commencing so much of Tramway No. 2 authorized by
this Act as lies within a distance of twenty yards from any
water main or pipe or apparatus connected therewith 10
belonging to the Morley Corporation (in this section referred
to as " water apparatus") the Corporation shall give one
month's notice in writing to the Morley Corporation of their
intention to commence the same and shall at the same time
deliver to the Morley Corporation plans and sections of the 15
works proposed to be constructed as aforesaid ;
( 2) If in the construction of so much of Tramway No. 2 as aforesaid
the Corporation shall propose to reduce the depth of covering
over any water apparatus or shall propose to interfere with or
impede the passage of water through the same or to construct 20
the said works over any such water apparatus the l\lorley
Corporation may within one month after delivery of auy such
plans and sections give notice in writing to the Corporation to
lower reconstruct or otherwise alter or protect the position of
such water apparatus in such manner as may be necessary :.!5
and any difference as to the necessity of any such lowering
reconstruction alteration or protection shall be settled by
arbitration under the provisions of this section and all
alterations to be made to any such water apparatus by reason
of the construction of the said works shall be made after not 30
less than forty-eight hours' notice in writing by the Corporation
to the Morley Corporation by and at the expense of the
Corporation and with as little detriment and inconvenience to
the Morley Corporation as the circumstances will admit and
under the superintendence (if given) and to the reasonable 35
satisfaction of the engineer of the · Morley Corporation:
Provided that if the Morley Corporation give notice in writing
to the Corporation within seven days after the receipt by them
of the notice prescribed by sub-section (I) of this section that
they desire themselves to execute the necessary works of 40
5
10
15
20
30
35
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 17
lowering reconstruction alteration or protection of any such
water apparatus the Morley Corporation may themselves
execute such works and the Corporation shall on the completion
thereof pay to the Morley Corporation the expenses
reasonably incurred by them in so doing ;
(3) The Corporation shall pay to the Morley Corporation the
reasonable costs incurred by them in connection with the
superintendence by their engineer in sub-section (2) of this
section mentioned ;
(4) The Corporation in making so much of Tramway No. 2 as
aforesaid shall not interfere with remove or displace any water
apparatus or do anything to impede the passage of water into
or through such apparatus without the consent of the Morley
Corporation until good and sufficient water apparatus necessary
for continuing the supply of water as efficiently as the
same was supplied by the apparatus proposed to be interfered
with removed or displaced shall at the expense of the
Corporation have been first made and laid down in lieu thereof
and properly connected with the existing apparatus which is
not removed or displaced to the reasonable satisfaction of the
engineer of the Morley Corporation ;
(5) The Corporation in making maintaining or working Tramway
No. 2 shall make good all damage done by them to any water
apparatus;
( 6) The Morley Corporation shall not be liable for any injury
caused to the tramways or the works or conveniences
connected therewith by reason of the bursting or failure of
any main of the Morley Corporation;
(7) If any difference shall arise between the Morley Corporation
and the Corporation under the provisions of this section such
difference shall be determined by arbitration the arbitrator
being appointed in default of agreement by the President of
the Institution of Civil Engineers on the application of either
of the parties in difference after notice in writing to the other
of them and the provisions of the Arbitration Act 1889 shall
apply to such arbitration.
19. The following provisions for the protection of the County Fo\trotection
Council of the West Riding of Yorkshire (in this section called " the Uidin;iouuty
County Council") shall notwithstanding anything in this Act contained Council.
40 and unless otherwise agreed in writing apply and have effect with
Pann
Part II.
Tramways
18 Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
respect to the construction of tramways on main roads and bridges
repairable by or at the expense of the County Council:
(1) The Tramways shall not be opened for traffic on the undermentioned
main roads until the metalled carriageway of such
roads has been widened to the extent hereinafter specified,
(that is to say):-
(a) The Rochdale Halifax and Elland mam road in the
urban district of Elland and the Elland and Saddleworth
main road in the urban district of Greetland
5
to twenty-seven feet between the points A and B 1 O
shown on the plans signed in duplicate by Kenneth
Findlater Campbell on behalf of the Corporation and
by Frederick George Carpenter on behalf of the
County Council ;
(b) The Wakefield and Austerlauds maiu road in the 15
urban district of Marsden between the points C
and D shown on the said plans to the extent shown
by the red line thereon ;
(c) By the removal of the steps projecting on to the said
road at the point E shown on the said plans ; 20
(cl) In addition to the widenings hereinbefore specified
the metalled portion of the carriageway of the main
roads upon which the Tramways are authorized to
be constructed shall be widened by adding thereto
any available roadside waste now part of the highway 25
hut to no greater width than thirty-two feet six
inches where a double line is to he laid nor than
twenty-seven feet where a single line is to Le laid ;
(2) Such widenings ruay at the request of the Corporation be
executed by the County Council but if the Corporation carry 30
out such widenings they shall to the reasonable satisfaction
of the County Council form with proper foundations and
macadamise and make good with :the same materials as the
adjoining existing roadway the portions added to such
roadway and make proper provision for drainage (where 35
practicable) and fencing (where necessary) and all such works
shall be carried out in conformity with plans sections and
specifications to be approved by the County Council :
.5
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 19
Provided that if the County Council do not within twentyeight
days after receipt by them of such plans sections and
specifications signify their approval or disapproval thereof or
give their directions in relation thereto they shall be deemed
to have approved thereof;
(3) (et} The cost of executing the aforesaid widening of' the
Rochdale Halifax and Elland Main Road between the points
A and B shown on the said plans shall be borne in the first
instance by the Corporation and on the completion of such
1 o works the County Council and the Urban Councils of the
districts in which such works are executed shall contribute to
such cost in such proportions as may be agreed by them
respectively with the Corporation;
(u) The cost of executing the other road widenings and works
15 aforesaid shall be borne as may be agreed between the
Corporation and the Urban Councils of the districts in which
the works are executed provided that the County Council
shall pay to the Corporation one half of the cost of ·acquiring
and taking down the Old Toll House situate in the urban
:20 district of Marsden between the points C and D shown
on the said plans ;
( 4) The Street Works by Part VI. of this Act authorized shall so
far as they relate to any main road be completed before the
tramways on such road are opened for traffic;
:25 ( 5) Tramway No. 2 at the following places on the Halifax and
3U
;35
Huddersfield main road in the urban district of Elland shall
be constructed at such side of the road as may be determined
by the surveyor of the County Council with the approval of
the Board of Trade
(1) Between the points I mile 1 '48 chains and 1 inile
2 furlongs 0'98 chain from the commencement of
that tramway ;
(2) Between the points 2 miles 3"58 chains and 2 miles
2 furlongs o·58 chain from the commencement of
that tramway;
(6) The Corporation shall put down at their own cost at such
places along the tramway as may be reasonably required by
the County Council suitable drain boxes and drains (not
exceeding ten yards in length} to properly drain surface water
40 from the track to existing channels or outlets;
'Part II.,
"framwayR.
20 Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
Part II. (7) If in consequence of the construction or working of the
Tramw&f... tramways it becomes necessary within eighteen months
from the construction of the said tramways to raise strengthen
or reconstruct with suitable foundations of materials similar
to the existing roadway any portions of a main road whether 5
metalled or unmetalled at the sides of the tramways or to
adjust in level or otherwise any such portions of such road~ or
any footpath or other work or to strengthen any retaining
wall the cost of executing such work shall be borne by the
Corporation ; 10
(8) Before commencing to construct the tramways ma main road
the Corporation shall deliver to the County Council a plan
showing the proposed position thereof in the road. If the
County Council have any objection to the construction of the
tramways in accordance with such plan they shall give notice 15
thereof in writing to the Corporation and if the County
Council and the Corporation are unable to agree as to the
said plan any difference between them shall be determined
as hereinafter provided : Provided that if the County Council
do not give such notice within twenty-eight days after :W
receiving the said plan they shall be taken to have agreed
thereto;
(9) The position of all posts standards boxes and their several
attachments erected by the Corporation in a main road shal1
be such as the said surveyor may reasonably approve: :?5
Provided that(
a) If before the erection of any such posts standards
boxes and attachments the Corporation deliver to the
County Council a plan showing the proposed position
thereof and the said Surveyor does not within 30
fourteen days give notice to the Corporation of any
objection the County Council shall be taken to have
agreed to the position of such poste standards
boxes and attachments as shown by the said plan ;
(b) If any post box or overhead wire becomes owing to 35
any road improvement or to the construction of any
new road or otherwise in the opinion of the County
Council an obstruction the Corporation shall alter
the position thereof in such manner as the County
Council direct but the Corporation may appeal JO
against such direction to the Board of Trade and the
decision of the Board shall be final ;
5
10
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 21
(10) The Corporation shall at all times during the construction
repair or renewal of the tramways or any part thereof in a
main road make all necessary and reasonable provisions for
the proper regulation of the ordinary traffic of the road and
shall keep unobstructed so much of the road as the Surveyor
of the District Council shall reasonably deem adequate for the
free and safe passage thereon of vehicles and foot passengers
and shall after completion of the part of the tramways under
construction repair or renewal leave the portion of' the road
so required to be kept unobstructed in as good repair as the
same was in when the work was commenced;
{11) The Corporation shall pave the portion of road referred to in
section 28 of the Tramways Act 1870 with such granite setts
as may be agreed upon between the engineer of the Corporation
15 and the surveyor of the County Council or as failing agreement
may be determined as hereinafter provided;
( 12) The consent of the County Council shall be necessary to the
alteration pursuant to section 16 of the Act of 1900 of a tramway
in any main road ;
20 {13) If any difference arises between the Corporation and the
County Council under this section such difference shall be
determined by an arbitrator to be appointed failing agreement
by the President of the Institution of Civil Engineers on the
application of either party.
25 (14) In case any widening executed by the Corporation or the
County Council under the provisions of this section shall
involve an alteration of any telegraphic line (as defined by
the Telegraph Act 1878) belonging to or used by the Postmaster-General
the enactments contained in section 7 of the
30 said Act shall apply to such alteration as aforesaid and the Corporation
and the Council (as the case may be) shall be deemed
to be " undertakers" within the meaning of the said Act.
20 Tramway No. 9 by this Act authorized shall be constructed Forprotection • of London and
and maintained subject to the provisions of section 27 (For protection ~7;;estern
35 of London and North Western Railway Company) of the Act of 1906 Company.
and that section shall apply to the said Tramway as though that
Tramway were referred to therein in place of Tramway No. 6 by the
s,iid Act authorized.
P&rt II.
Tramways.
Part III.
Trolley
Vehicles. Power to use trolley
vehicles.
As to
electrical
works.
Corporation
to have
exclusive
right of
using
apparatus
for working
trolley
vehicles.
Period for
completion
of trolley
vehicle
apparatus.
22 llud,frr.ifi.eld C111·11urati"on Al't 1913.
PART III.-THOLLEY VEHICLES.
21. The Corporation may provide maintain arnl e<1uip (but shall
not manufacture) mechanically propelled vehiclPs adapted for use upon
roads without rails and moved by electrical power trn11smit ted thereto
from some external source (in this Act called •· trollt'.Y vehicles") and
may use the same upon a route wholly in the borough c·omnw11cing in
New Hey Road at the boundary hetwee11 the mha.n district of
Scammonden and the borough and passing thence along- Xt.•w Hey Road
and terminating by a junction with the existing tramway of the
Corporation in that road.
2 2. (1) The Corporation may in under or oYer the snrface of the
streets or roads along or adjoining those alung which tlwy are or may
he authorised to run trolley vel1icles or iu which it may l,ti necessary
5
10
so to do in order to connect the apparatus and equipment for working
such vehicles with any generating station place erect and maintain all 15
necessary and proper standards brackets conductors mains cables wires
posts poles and any other necessary or convenient apparatus and
equipment for the purpose of working trolley vehicles by electrical
power and may for that purpose subject to the provisions contained in
Part II. of the Tramways Act 1870 and to the provisions of this Act 20
open and break up any such street or road and any sewers drains water
or gas pipes tubes wires telephonic and telegraphic apparatus therein or
thereunder.
(2) Nothing in this section shall extend to or authorise any interference
with any works of any undertakers within the meaning of the 25
Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 to which the provisions of
section 15 of the former Act apply.
23. Subject to the provisions of this Act the Corporation shall
have the exclusive right of using any apparatus provided erected or
maintained by them for the purpose of working trolley vehicles and 30
any person except by agreement with the Corporation using the said
apparatus shall for every oflence be liable to a penalty not exceeding
twenty pounds.
24. If the electrical equipment and apparatus for the working of
trolley vehicles on the route by this Act authorised be not placed and 35
erected within five years from the passing of this Act then on the
expiration of that period the powers by this Act granted to the Corporation
Huddersfiel,d Corporation Act 1913. 23
for placing and erecting the same or otherwise in relation thereto
shall cease except as to so much thereof as shall then be completed.
25. Subject to the provisions of this Act trolley vehicles shall !e~t,~::i~~
not be deemed to be light locomotives within the meaning of the 1
1ight t· ocomo 1ves
5 Locomotives on Highways Act 1896 or of the bye-laws and regulations ::otormade
thereunder nor shall they be deemed to be motor-cars within the
meaning of the Motor Car Act 1903 except sub section (1) of section 1
of that Act and the provisions necessary for enforcing that sub-section
and neither the regulations made under that Act nor the enact10
ments mentioned in the Schedule to the Locomotives on Highways
Act 1896 nor the Locomotives Act 1898 shall apply to trolley
vehicles.
26. Nothing in this Act shall in any way affect the duties of As~ licence • . duties on Excise now payable by law on licences to be taken out for trolley trol_ley
- h" 1 . 1· h 1 . h k . veh10Ies. I o ve 1c es as carriages or 1g t ocomot1ves or ac ney carnages.
27. Trolley vehicles and the working equipment shall be of such
form weight construction and dimensions as the Board of Trade may
approve and no trolley vehicle shall be used by the Corporation which
does not comply with the requirements of the Board of Trade or which
20 including the weight of its load shall exceed a weight of seven tons.
Approval of
vehicles and
equipment
by Board of
Trade.
28. (1) Trolley vehicles may be used
passengers and personal luggage carried by
exceediug 28 pounds in weight.
for the carriage of Fares rates
d and charges. passengers an not
(2) The Corporation may demand and take in respect of the
25 carriage of passengers upon trolley vehicles fares rates and charges not
exceeding the fares rates and charges which the Corporation could
have charged if such vehicles had been carriages upon the tramways of
the Corporation.
(3) The Corporation may demand and take in respect of' the
30 carriage of parcels upon trolley vehicles rates and charges not exceeding
the rates and charges which the Corporation could have charged for
the carriage of parcels if such vehicles had been carriages upon the
tramways of the Corporation.
29. The fares rates and charges which the Corporation are Payment of
fares rates
:35 empowered to charge under the provisions of this Act shall be paid to and charges
Pa.rt III.
Trolley
Vehicles.
Part III.
Trolley
Vehicle,.
Board of
Trade may
authorise
new routes.
Huddersfield Corpomtion Act 1913.
such persons and at such places upon or near to the trolley vehicles
and in such manner and under such regulations as the Corporation
may by notice to be annexed to the list of fares rates and charges
appoint.
30. (1) If the Corporation desire to use trolley vehicles upon 5
any road as defined by the Tramways Act 1870 within the borough
(other than the streets or roads in this Act hereinbefore referred to)
they may make application to the Board of Trade describing the
route and the Board of Trade shall be and are hereby empowered
to make a Provisional Order authorising the use of trolley vehicles upon 10
any road or roads described in the application.
(2) No such application shall be entertained by the Board of Trade
unless the Corporation shall(ct)
Have published once in each of two successive weeks in the
months of October or November notice of their intention to 15
make such application in some newspaper or newspapers
circulating in the borough ;
(b) Have. also published such notice once in the months of October
or N ovem her in the London Gazette ;
(c) Have posted for fourteen consecutive days in the months of 20
October or November in conspicuous positions in each of the
roads to which such application relates a notice of their
intention to make such application ;
and each such notice shall state the time and method for bringing
before the Board of Trade any objections to the grant of such 25
application.
(3) The Board of Trade may and they are hereby empowered to
prescribe the procedure with respect to any application for a Provisional
Order under this section.
( 4) The Board of Trade shall consider any such application 30
and may if they think fit direct an enquiry to be held in the
borough in relation thereto or may otherwise enquire as to
the propriety of proceeding up:m such application and they
shall consider any objection to such application that may be lodged
with them in accordance with the prescribed procedure and shall 35
determine whether or not it is expedient and proper that the application
be granted either with or without addition or modification or subject or
110t to any restriction or condition.
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 25
(5) In any case where it shall appear to the Board of Trade
expedient and proper that the application be granted they may settle
and make aProvisional Order authorising the same and shall as soon
as conveniently may be thereafter procure a Bill to be introduced into
5 either House of Parliament for an Act to confirm the Provisional Order
which shall be set out at length in the Schedule to the Bill and until
confirmation with or without amendment by such Act of Parliament
a Provisional Order under this Act shall not have any operation.
(6) If while any such Bill is pending in either House of Parlia10
ment a Petition is presented against any Provisional Order comprised
therein the Bill so far as it relates to the Order petitioned against may
be referred to a Select Committee and the Petitioner shall be allowed
to appear and oppose as in the case of a Bill for a Special Ac~.
The Act of Parliament confirming a Provisional Order under this
15 Act shall be deemed a Public General Act.
(7) The making of a Provisional Order under this section shall be
prima facie evidence that all the requirements of this section in respect
of proceedings required to be taken previously to the making of such
Provisional Order have been complied with.
20 ( 8) Any expenses incurred by the Board of Trade in connection
with the preparation and making of any such Provisional Order and
any expenses incurroo by the Board of Trade in connection with any
enquiry under this section shall be paid by the Corporation.
(9) Provided that any Provisional Order to be obtained by the
25 Corporation under the Tramways Act 1870 authorising the construction
of tramways in the borough may authorise the Corporation to use
trolley vehicles upon all or any of the streets or roads along which
such tramways are authorised to be con~tructed in lieu of and pending
the construction thereof.
30 31. Subject to the provisions of this Act trolley vehicles and the ~Z~~~ to
apparatus in connection therewith shall for all purposes be deemed to be part of
tramway
form part of the tramway undertaking of the Corporation. undertakmg
of Corporation.

32. The Corporation shall perform in respect of trolley vehicles Conv~yance
all the services in regard to the conveyance of mails which are of mails.
35 prescribed by the Conveyance of Mails Act 1893 in the case of a
tramway as defined by that Act and authorised as in that Act
stated.
Part 111.
Trolley
Vehicles.
Part IV.
Provi1ion1
Common to
Tramways
and Trolley
Vehicles. Applying
certain
provisions of
recited Acta
to tramway•
and trolley
vehiclei1.
26 Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
PART IV.-PROVISIONS COMMON TO TRAMWAYS AND
TROLLEY VEHICLES.
33. The following sections of the recited Acts shall so far as the
same are applicable in that behalf and are not inconsistent with the
provisions of this Act extend and apply mutatis mutandis to and in 5
relation to the tramways or tramway works by this Act authorised
and to trolley vehicles and the apparatus and equipment for working
the same:-
OF THE ACT OF 1900.
Section 8. (Inspection by Board of Trade.)
Section 20. (Provisions as to motive power.)
Section 21. (Special provisions as to use of electrical power.)
Section 23. (Power to attach brackets &c. to buildings.)
Section 44. (Passengers luggage.)
Section 45. (As to fares on Sundays or holidays.)
Section 46. (Cheap fares for labouring classes.)
Section 47. (Periodical revision of rates and charges.)
Section 48. (Bye-laws.)
Section 49. (Amendment of Tramways Act 1870 as to bye-laws by
10
15
Corporation.) 20
Section 50. (Orders &c. of Board of Trade.)
OF THE HUDDERSFIELD CORPORATION TRAMWAYS ORDER 1903.
Section 9. (For protection of Postmaster-General.)
OF THE AcT OF 1906.
Section 25. (Apparatus used for mechanical power to be deemed 25
part of Tramways.)
Section 26. (Penalty for malicious damage.)
Section 51. (Trees or shrubs overhanging streets.)
OF THE ORDER OF 1907.
Section 7. (Use of tramway posts by Postmaster-General.) 30
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 27
Provided that no post or other apparatus for working tramways or
trolley vehicles shall be erected on the carriageway of any street or road
except with the consent of the Board of Trade.
34. The Corporation may use any of the Corporation tramways Useof • • • , Tramw&ya &c.
5 or trolley vehicles for the removal and disposal of dust refuse mght-soil for remoV&l
materials goods and other things for the use of the Corporation free of refuse.
of all tolls and charges in respect of such use and may provide depots
in connection therewith and control and manage the same.
35. The Corporation may attach to any lamp-posts poles standards ~t~hment
10 or other similar erections erected on or in the highway on or near to the fnd~~~ng • • etoppmg
route of any of the Corporation tramways or trolley vehicles signs or places to
directions indicating the position of stopping places for cars running on tc~p-posts
such tramways or for trolley vehicles provided that the Corporation shall
give notice in writing to the owner of any such lamp-post pole standard
15 or similar erection of their intention to attach thereto any such sign or
direction and shall make compensation to the said owner for any
damage or injury occasioned to such lamp-post pole standard or similar
erection by such attachment and the Corporation shall indemnify the
said owner against any claim for damage occasioned to any person or
20 property by or by reason o~ such attachment.
Nothing in this section shall be deemed to require the said owner
to retain any such lamp-post pole standard or similar erection when no
longer required for his purposes.
Provided also that the Corporation shall not attach any such sign
25 or direction to any pole post or standard belonging to the PostmasterGeneral
except with his consent in writing.
36. In the accounts of the Corporation relative to their Tramway Accounts.
undertaking the receipts and expenditure upon and in connection with
trolley vehicles shall (as far as may be rea1:1onably practicable) be
30 distinguished from the receipts and expenditure upon or in connection
with the remainder of such undertaking.
3 7. Notwithstanding anything in this Act contained the following For prot«_tion
• • h 11 1 d h ffi l.': h • d be fi f of y orkslure prOVISions S a app Jan ave e ect 10r t e protection an De t O ElectricPower
the Yorkshire Electric Power Company (in this section called "the Curnr•rny.
35 Power Company") unless otherwise agreed in writing between the
Corporation and the Power Company (that is to say):-
(a) The Corporation shall not without the consent in writing of
Part IV.
Provisiom
Common to
Tramwa,YI
and Trolley
Vehicle1.
Part IV.
Provision• Common to
Tramways
and Trolley
Vehicles.
Part V.
Motor
Omnibuses. Power to
provide and
run
omnibuses.
28 Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
the Power Company attach to any poles standards or other
similar erections of the Power Company any sign notice or
direction;
(b) Nothing in this Act shall extend to or authorize any interference
with any works of the Power Company to which the 5
provisions of section 15 of the Electric Lighting Act 1882 apply
except in accordance with and su~ject to the provisions of
that section and the provisions of that section shall be deemed
to extend to and include any electric lines or works of the
Power Company constructed or placed upon or above the l O
level of the ground.
PART V.-MOTOR OMNIBUSES.
38. (1) The Corporation may provide (but shall not manufacture)
motor omnibuses and may run the same within the borough
demanding and taking such reasonable fares and charges for the I 5
conveyance of passengers therein as may be approved by the Board of
Trade.
(2) The Corporation may purchase by agreement take on lease
and hold lands and buildings and may erect on any lands acquired
by them omnibus carriage and motor houses buildings and sheds and 20
may provide such plant appliances and conveniences as may be requisite
or expedient for the establishment running and equipment of such motor
omnibuses but the Corporation shall not create or permit a nuisance
on any such la~ds.
(3) The Corporation may make bye-laws for regulating the 25
travelling and for the prevention of nuisances in their motor
omnibuses: Provided that any such bye-laws shall be made subject
and according to the provisions of the Tramways Act 1870 with
respect to the making of bye-laws.
(4) Every motor omnibus moved by electrical power shall be 30
so equipped and worked as to prevent any interference with
telegraphic communication by means of any telegraphs of the
Postmaster-General.
(5) The Corporation shall perform in respect of the omnibuses
provided under this section all the services in regard to the conveyance 35
H1ulders.field Corporation A et I 913. 29
of mails which are prescribed by the Conveyance of Mails Act 1893 in
the case of a tramway as defined by that Act and authorised as in that
Act stated.
( 6) In this section the expression " motor· omnibus" means any
5 stage carriage moved by mechanical power, including in that expression
steam electrical and every other motive power not being animal
power.
39. The Corporation shall keep separate accounts of their receipts =i:: of
and expenditure under this part of this Act distinguishing therein omnibus
undertaking
10 capital from revenue. to be kept.
PART VI.-STREET WORKS.
40. Subiect to the provisions of this Act the Corporation in the Power to J make street
lines and situation and upon the lands in that behalf delineated on the works.
deposited plans and described in the deposited book of reference may if
15 they think fit make and maintain wholly in the urban district of Elland
the following Street Works (that is to say):-
Street Work No. 1.-A widening and improvement of Long Wafl
on the south side thereof at its junction with Hullen Edge Road commencing
at a point 110 yards west of Jepson Lane and proceeding
20 thence in an easterly direction for a distance of 62 yards and there
terminating.
Street Work No. 2.-A widening and improvement of Hullen
Edge Road and Westgate on the south side thereof and Jepson Lane
on the south-west side thereof commencing on the south side of Hullen
25 Edge Road at a point 65 yards west of Jepson Lane, and terminating
on the south-west side of Jepson Lane at a point 117 yards south-east
of Westgate.
4 1. For the purpose of carrying into effect the Agreement Powers to
between the Corporation of the one part and the Elland Urban District ~~~~~t
30 Council of the other part as scheduled to and confirmed by this Act the ~r!:t0~:k~
powers for the compulsory purchase of lands and the making and
maintenance of works by this Act conferred on the Corporation for and
in conuection with the street works by this Act authorised and all
powers and obligations connected therewith or incidental thereto shall
85 be vested in and exercisable by the said Urban District Council in like
Part V.
Mot.or
Omnibuses.
Part VI.
Street Work~.
Part VI.
Street
Works.
Part VIl.
Water.
80 Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
manner as if that Council had been in the first instance authorised by
this Act to make the said street works and purchase the said lauds and
this Act shall be construed accordingly.
Applying 4 2. The foliowing sections of the Act of 1906 shall so far as the
;':.o~:on, of same are applicable in that behalf and are not inconsistent with the 5
Act of 1906 • • f h" A d d l ta . . t d" to d . to rueet prov1s1ons o t 1s et exten an app y mu t1s mu an 18 an m
wor'k•• relation to the street works by this Act authorised:-
Compensation
in cue
of recently
altered
buildinge.
Confiru,ation
of agree.
ment with
and transfer
of undertaking
of
Deanhead
CummissionerR.

Section 30. (Limits of lateral and vertical deviation for street
works.)
Section 31. (Power to make subsidiary works.)
Section 32. (Power to alter steps areas pipes &c.) and
Section 33. (Corporation empowered or may be required to
underpin or otherwise strengthen houses near
works.)
10
43. In settling any question of disputed purchase money or 15
compensation under this Act the tribunal settling the same shall not
award any sum of money for or in respect of any improvement alteration
or building made or for or in respect of any interest in the lands created
after the thirtieth day of November One thousand nine hundred and
twelve if in the opinion of such tribunal the improvement alteration or :..W
building or the creation of the interest in respect of which the claim
is made was not reasonably necessary and was made or created with
a view to obtaining or increasing compensation under this Act.
PART VII.-WATER.
44. The agreement dated the eighth day of November One :25
·thousand nine hundred and twelve between the Deanhead Commissioners
of the first part the several persons whose names and descriptions are
contained in the schedule thereunder written of the second part and the
Corporation of the third part (a copy of which is set forth in the Third
Schedule to this Act and which is hereinafter in this part of this Act :rn
referred to as "the scheduled agreement") is hereby confirmed and madt•
binding on the respective parties thereto and effect shall be given to the
provisions thereof in as foll and complete a manner as if the same were
incorporated in and formed part of this Act and on the day of transfer the
Deanhead Reservoir and all property real and personal which may have ::J 5
Hudder.ifield Corpo-ration Act UH 3. 31
been acquired and all works which have been executed by the
Deanhead Commissioners under the authority of the Acts of 1838 1841
and 1889 shall be and the same are hereby transferred to and vested
in the Corporation free from all incumbrances and may be held and
5 enjoyed by them as part of the water undertaking.
45. Upon the day of transfer the Acts of 1838 1841 and 1888 Repeal of · . Acts of 1838
shall be and are hereby repealed save m so far as may be necessary for 18,1 and
carrying into effect the provisions of the section of this Act the 1889"
marginal note' of which is " Winding up and Dissdiution of Deanhead
l O Commissioners."
46. Notwithstanding the repeal of the Acts of 1838 1841 and Rates or rents to con1889
all rates which have been JDa.de charged OF imposed under the tinue in
¥id Acts respectively .and which oo the day of transfer are due foJ"('.e.
shall be dµe and payable to the Deanhead Commissioners
15 notwit,Jistanding the transfer of their u,ndertaking to the Corporation
and the same may be collected recovered and enfurced by the Dea.n.head
Commissioners accordingly.
4 7. So soon as conveniently may be after the day of transfer the Win~ng up
affairs of the Deanhead Commissioners shall be wound up and for that t~!:~-
20 purpose the Deanhead Commissioners shall pay off and discharge the ~f!~:;.;-.
incumbrances on the said undertaking out of the purchase money to be
received from the Corporation and the balance if any of such purchase
money shall be disposed of in such manner as a majority in number of
the Deanhead Commissioners may at an extraordinary general meeting
25 of the Deanhead Commissioners determine and when and so soon as such
purchasP. money has been distributed and their affairs have been wound
up the Deanhead Commissioners shall be by virtue of this Act dissolved.
48. Subiect to the provisions of this Act the Corporation in the Power to
" make water.
lines and situation and upon the lands in that behalf delineated on the work•
30 deposited plans and described in the deposited book of reference and
according to the levels shown on the deposited sections may if they
think fit make and maintain the works hereinafter described (that is
to say):-
An aqueduct conduit or line or lines of pipes in the West Riding of the
County of York commencing in the parish and urban district
of Scammonden at the existing outlet of the Deanhead
Reservoir passing thence through the parish an<l urban district
Put VU
Wat.er.
Part VII.
Water.
Limit• of
deviation
New water.
work• to be
part of the
water undertaking.

Power to
take waters.
As tu com- pensation
water.
32 Huddersfield Cm])()?'ation A et 1913.
of Stainland-with-Old Lindley and the parish of Longwood in
the borough and terminating in the parish of Lindley-cumQuarmby
in the borough on the west side of the existing
service Reservoir of the Corporation 011 the north side of New
Hey Road :->
together with all necessary and proper junctions connections pipes
oonduits channels cuts sluices weirs bye-washes approaches and conveniences
in connection therewith.
49. In the construction of the works authorised by this part of
this Act the Corporation m1-ty deviate laterally to any extent not l O
exceeding the limits of lateral deviation shown on the deposited plans
and where on any road no such limits are shown the boundaries of such
road shall be deemed to be such limits and they may also dP\"iate
vertically from the levels shown on the deposited sections to any
extent not exceeding three feet upwards and ten feet downwards Pro- L 5
vided that except for the purposes of crossing a stream no part of
the pipes shall be raised above the surface of the ground unless aw I
except so far as is shown on the deposited sections.
50. The works constructed under this part of this Act shall for
all purposes whatsoever be part of the water undertaking.
51. Subject to the provisions of this Act the Corporation may for
the purposes of the water undertaking take collect use and appropriate
all such springs streams and waters as can be taken into or collected
hy the Deanhead Reser\"oir.
52. ( 1) Un and after the day of transfer: ~5
(A) The Corporation shall discharge or deliver iuto the Deanhead
Clough (sometimes called or known in parts of it:,; course as
the Blackbourne Black Burn or Blackbrook hut in this Act
referred to as " Deanhead Clough ") at a point therein
situate not more than 200 yards below the foot of the :10
embankment of the Deanhead reservoir the several quantities
of water <luring the respective periods hereinafter mentioned
(that is to say):
During the period from half-past four in the morning to
five in the afternoon of every day from Monday to 35
Friday both inclusive a quantity of three hundred
and nine thousand gallons ;
5
Huddet·sfield Corporation Act 1913. 33
During the period from half-past four to ten in the
morning of every Saturday a quantity of one
hundred and thirty-five thousand nine hundred and
sixty gallons
and such compensation water shall be given in a regular and
continuous flow throughout the respective hours of discharge.
(B) For the purpose of measuring the qu_antity of water to be so
discharged or delivered into the Deanhead Clough the
Corporation shall erect and maintain at a point on the said
10 stream below the said reservoir not more than 200 yards from
the foot of the embankment thereof a proper and suitable
measuring gauge over or through which the said compensation
water shall flow and the same shall be open to the inspection
and examination of the West Riding of Yorkshire Rivers
15 Board and of the owners and occupiers of the mi]ls and
works situate on the Deanhead Clough to and including the
point where the Deanhead Clough joins the river Calder.
(2) In case of any neglect on the part of the Corporation to
maintain any gauge in a state of efficiency and in case of any other
20 neglect by or in consequence of which the said respective quantities of
compensation water shall not so flow the Corporation shall for every
day on which such neglect occurs forfeit and pay to any of the
occupiers of the said mills and works (who may sue for and recover
the same) the sum of ten pounds and shall in addition make compensa25
tion for any loss damage or injury sustained by such -occupiers
or any of them : Provided that the Corporation shall not be liable to
pay more than ten pounds by way of penalty in respect of any day on
which any such neglect shall occur.
(3) If and whenever the said gauge is in a condition unfit for the
30 purposes for which it is intended the Corporation shall forthwith put it
in a proper state of repair and condition and if they fail to do so
within 21 days after being thereunto required by notice in writing
given to them by or on behalf of the owners or occupiers of the said
mills and works or ally of them the said owriers and occupiers or any
35 of them may put the same into a proper state of repair and condition
and may recover the expense thereof from the Corporation.
(4) If any difference arises between the Corporation and any of
the owners and occupiers of the said mills and works with respect t~
the construction or use of any gauge or the state of repair or condition
Part VII.
Wattr.
Part VII.
Water.
Limiting
powen of
Corporation
to abatract
water.
Diecharge of
water into
1tream1.
Power to
purchale and
hold landl
and exerciae
powers for
protection of
waters . .
34 Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
thereof such difference shall be referred to the arbitration of an
engineer to be nominated (unless otherwise agreed) on the application
of either of them by the Board of Trade.
( 5) The provisions of this section shall be accepted and taken by
all persons interested as full compensation for all springs streams aml 5
waters which the Corporation can take into or collect by tlrn Deanhead
reservoir.
53. The Corporation sha1l 11ot construct any works for taking
or intercepting water from any lands ac1p1ired by them unless the
works are authorised by and the lands upon which the same 10
are to be constructed are specified in this or some other Act of
Parliament.
54. (1) For the purpose of executing constructing enlarging
extending repairing cleansing emptying or examining the Deanhead
reservoir and the aqueduct conduit or line or lines of pipes by this 15
part of the Act authorised the Corporation may cause the water in
any such work to be discharged into any a vailahle stream watercourse
or ditch.
(2) In the exercise of the pO\n>r conferred by this section
the Corporation shall do a8 little dama~e aH may he and Rhall pay 20
compensation to all persons for all damagt> sustained by them by
reason or in consequence of the exercise of such power and the
amount of such compen8l.1tion shall he Rettled in case of difference hy
arbitration under and purRuant to the provisions of the Arbitration
Act 1889. 25
55. (1) For the purpose of protecting any of the waters which
they are empowered to take under this part of this Act against
pollution nuisance encroachment or injury the Corporation may by
agreement purchase take on lease and acquire any lands and may hold
such lands and any other lands which the Corporation may have 30
acquired for the purposes of the water undertaking so long as they
shall deem it necessary or expedient for thoRe purposes Provided that
the Corporation shall not create or permit the creation or continuance of
any nuisance on any lands acquired under this section nor erect any buildings
thereou except offices and dwellings for persons in their employ- 35
ment in connection with the water undertaking and such buildings
and works as may be incident to or connected with the water undertaking.

Huddersfield Corpo,·ation Act 1913. 35
(2) The Corporation may in and upon the lands referred to in
sub-section ( 1) of this section construct and lay down drains sewers
watercourses catchpits and other works and conveniences necessary
or proper for the purpose of intercepting or taking all foul waters
5 arising or flowing upon such lands or necessary or proper for preventing
the water which the Corporation are empowered to take from being
polluted and the Corporation may for the purposes aforesaid carry any
such drain sewer or watercourse under across or along any street or
road subject and according to the provisions of the Waterworks
10 Clauses Act 1847 with respect to the breaking up of streets for the
purpose of laying pipes.
(3) The Corporation may make and carry into effect agreements
with the owners lessees or occupiers of any lands with reference to the
execution by the Corporation or such owners lessees or occupiers of
15 such works as may be necessary for the purpose of draining such lands
or any of them or for more effectually collecting conveying and preserving
the purity of the waters which the Corporation are for the
time being authorised to take.
56. The Corporation may on the application of the owner or Power~ lay
. f . . h" h . 1· . r h 1 f water pipes 20 occupier o any premises wit m t eir 1m1ts 10r t e supp yo water in streets
b · be" d · 1 "d b ded" d not dedicated a uttmg on or mg erecte m any street a1 out ut not 1cate to public uae.
to public use supply such premises with water and for that purpose the
Waterworks Clauses Acts 1847 and 1863 shall apply as if the street
were a street within the meaning of those Acts.
25 5 7. The Corporation shall not be bound to supply with water Supply of
h . h b b "ld" d b . water to ot erw:ise t an y measure any u1 mg use y an occupier as a houses partly
dwelling house whereof any part is used by the same occupier for any =efl:.
trade or manufacturing purpose for which water is required : Provided
that the price to be charged for a supply by measure shall not exceed
30 two shillings per thousand gallons.
58. When several houses or parts of houses in the occupation of Haintenance
1 1. d b · bel · h of common severa persons are supp 1e y one common pipe ongmg to t e pipe.
several owners or occupiers of such houses or parts of houses or any
of them and such pipe requires repair the Corporation may if they think
35 it necessary or advisable repair the same and the said several owners
or occupiers shall be liable to contribute the amount of any expenses
from time to time incurred by the Corporation in the maintenance
Pa.rt VIL
Wa.ter.
Part VII.
Water.
Prevention of
plumbiaru.
For protection
of Weet
Riding of
Yorkshire
Rivers Board.
For further
protection of
Weet Riding
County
Council.
36 H11d,fr,·.~fic1,l Curpomtion Act 1913.
and repair of such pipe and their respective proportions of contributions
shall be settled by the \\ra.terworks Manager for the time being
of the Corporation.
59. All water supplied by the Corporatiou to their consumers Ly
means of the works by this part of this Act anthorizPd shall he properly 5
and efficiently filtered or otherwise treated so as to pn•veut it acting on
lead in such manuer as to endanger the healtl1 of sucl1 consumers and if
the Corporation make default under this sectio11 th(•y sliall Lt.• liahle to a
penalty not exceeding ten pounds for e\-ery day during which such
default shall continue: Provided that the provisions of this st•ction shall 10
not apply to any water supplied in bulk to the Grlm11 District Council
of Stainland-with-Old Lindley i11 pursuance of the section of this Act
whereof the marginal note is "For protectiou of Sta.i11la11d-with-Old
Lindley Urban District Council".
60. For the protection of the ,Yest Riding of Yorkshire Rivers 15
Board (in this Hection referred to as " the Board") the following
provisions shall apply and have etiect (tliat is to say):-
Any water discharged hy the Corporation in exercise of the
powers of the section of this Act of whicl1 the marginal note is
"Discharge of water into streams" shall be as free as may be 20
reasonably practicable from mud or solid or otft.•nsive matter.
61. In laying the said ,HjUL'duct across the main road known as the
Salterhebble Stainland and Smn•rby Bridge Road otherwise Clay Pitt
Lane the following provisions for the protection of the County Council
of the West Riding of the County of York (i11 this section called " the 25
County Council") shall have efil•ct unless otherwise agreed 011 in writing
between the County Council and the Corporation (that is to say) :-
(1) The s:tid ayueduct where it crosst•s the said rnad shall be co11-
structed and laid in such position as tlw County Council shall
by writing under the hand of tl1eir surn~yor direct ,lllrl under 30
the superintendence and to the reasonable satisfaction of the
said surveyor in accordance with pla11s sections and specifications
to be submitted to and apprm-ed of by him in writing
before the commencement of laying such aqueduct across the
said road and three days' notice shall be given to the said 35
surveyor of the intention to lay the said aqueduct : Pr<ffided
that if the said surveyor shall not within ten days after the
said plaus sections and specifications Hlrnll have bee11 submitted
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 37
so express his approval or disapproval thereof or signify his
requirements in relation thereto he shall be deemed to have
approved thereof;
(2) The said works shall be so executed as not in any way to stop
5 or unreasonably interfere with the traffic along the said road
and such works shall be proceeded with and completed with
all possible despatch;
{3) Notwithstanding anything 111 this Act contained it shall be
lawful for the County Council at any time or times to divert
10 widen or improve the said road in the same manner as they
might have diverted widened or improved the said road if this
Act had not been passed and such aqueduct had not been
constructed or laid across the said road without being liable
for any payment to the Corporation for any expense or loss to
15 which they may be put in consequence of such diversion
widening or improvement: Provided that the County Council
shall give to the Corporation twenty-one days' notice of the
intention to carry out any such diversion widening or
improvement and that before and during such diversion
20 widening and improvement the County Council shall permit
the Corporation to provide reasonable facilities for temporarily
carrying the said aqueduct across the said road so as not to
interrupt the continuous supply of water ;
( 4) Notwithstanding anything in this Act contained if any
:!5 difference shall arise between the Corporation and the County
Council touching this section or anything to be done or not to
be done thereunder such difference shall be settled by
arbitration by an arbitrator to be agreed upon or failing
agreement to be appointed by the President of the Institution
30 of Civil Engineers on the application of either of the parties in
difference.
62. For the protection of the Urban District Council of Stainland- For protection
Wlt . h Old L" dl {" h. . 1'. d " h C "l ") h of Stainland- m ey m t 1s section re1erre to as t e ounc1 t e with-Old
£ 11 · · · h 11 J h · d be h C • Lin<llev Urban o owmg prov1s1ons s a un ess ot erw1se agree tween t e orporabon Diatric·t
35 and the Council have effect (that is to say):- Council.
(1) At any time after the Corporation shall have constructed the
aqueduct conduit or line or lines of pipes by this Act
authorized to be made and have commenced to supply water
Part VU.
Part m.
.........
88 Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
by means thereof the Council shall be at liberty to ~rve
notice upon the Corporation of their desire to be supplied by
the Corporation with water in bulk for use within their
district and the Corporation shall within six mouths after
receipt of such notice commence and at all times thereafter 5
continue to supply to the Council at such place or places upon
the said aqueduct conduit or line or lines of pipes as may be
agreed between the Corporation and the Council or iu default
of agreement determined by an arbitrator to be appointed by
the Local Government Board such a quantity of water 10
in bulk as the Council shall from time to time reasonably
require for use as aforesaid and the Council shall take
and pay for the same at such price as shall be
agreed or failing agreement as shall be determined by
arbitration as aforesaid. For the purpose of me'.l.suring the 15
said supply the Corporation shall at the expense of the
Council provide fix maintain and repair all necessary and
proper meters appliances and fittings : ProviJed always that
the Corporation shall not be under any obligation to supply
water to the Council so long as the Corporation would thereby 20
be prevented from giving a full and efficient supply for
domestic purposes within their water limits or if such supply
be preventeJ hy frost unusual drought or unavoidable
accident or by reason of necessary repairs to any part of the
works of the Corporation or if by reasou of the default of the 25
Council any works of the Council for the distribution of the
water so supplied shall be in such a state of repair as to cause
undue loss or waste of water. The Council shall be at liberty
at any time or times at their own expense to execute all such
works as may be necessary or expedient for distributing the 30
said supply of water in such manner as they shall think fit ;
(2) The Corporation shall be under no obligation to filter any
water supplied to the Council under the provisions of this
section;
(3) Where under the powers and for the purposes of this Act the 35
Corporation shall break up or interfere with the surface of
any road other than a county main road within the Council's
district such breaking up or interference shall only be carried
out under the supervision and to the reasonable satisfaction
of the Council. 40
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 39
, 63. For the protection of the Mayor Aldermen and Citizens of the ~£°;¥;:!::~n
City of Wakefield (in this section called " the Wakefield Corporation ") Corporation.
the following provisions shall apply and have effect unless otherwise
agreed in writing between the Corporation and the Wakefield
5 Corporation (that is to say):-
10
15
20
25
30
35
(I) Nothing in this Act contained shall authorim the Corporation
to take collect use or appropriate any waters which are at the
present time intercepted by the Ringstone Reservoir of the
Wakefield Corporation ;
(2) Before commencing the construction alteration or repair of any
works authorized by this part of this Act within a distance of
three yards from any aqueduct conduit water main pipe or
apparatus connected therewith belonging to the Wakefield
Corporation the Corporation shall give to the Wakefield
Corporation not less than fourteen day.3' notice in writing
(except in cases of emergency in which cases they shall give
the longest notice possible) of their intention in that behalf
and such notice shall be accompanied by plans sections and
specifications showing how any such work is intended to be
constructed altered or repaired and such work shall only be
constructed altered or repaired in accordance with such plans
sections and specifications as shall be reasonably approved in
writing by the waterworks engineer to the Wakefield
Corporation : Provided that if the said engineer fails for a period
of fourteen days after the submission of the said plans sections
and specifications to express in writing his approval or
disapproval thereof or his requirements in relation thereto he
shall be deemed to have approved thereof and if he shall
disapprove thereof f'or fourteen days after such submission a
difference to be determined by arbitration under the provisions
of this section shall be deemed to have arisen ;
(3) The expense of any alterations or repairs to any such aqueduct
conduit water main pipe or apparatus connected therewith
which are necessitated or caused by or in consequence of the
construction maintenance or repair of the works authorized by
this part of this Act and any additional expense incurred by
the Wakefield Corporation in the maintenance of any such
aqueduct conduit water main pipe or apparatus by reason or
in consequenc~ of the construction of such works shall be
Part VIL
Water.
Part VII.
Wa.ter
40
(4)
(5)
(6)
Huddersfield Cm·poration Act 1913.
repaid on demand by the Corporation to the Wakefield
Corporation;
No work authorized by this part of this Act shall be laid at a
less distance than one foot six inches at least from any work
belonging to the Wakefield Corporation (except where it may 5
be necessary for the same to be laid across any such work
belonging to the Wakefield Corporation) and every work
authorized by this part of this Act which is to be fa.id across
any work belonging to the Wakefield Corporation shall be so
constructed and laid down as to leave between them a space of 10
one foot at least and to he self-supporting for a distance of
three feet at least on either side of the point of crossiug ·
No works authorized by this part of this Act shall be so
constructed as to prevent the \Vakefield Corporation having
sufficient and convenient access to any aqueduct conduit water 15
main pipe or apparatus co1111ected therewith helouging to them
for the purposes of the repair alteration or renewal thereof;
If any difference shall arise between the Corporation and the
Wakefield Corporation under this section or with regard to
anything to be done or not to be done thereunder such ~LI
difference shall be determined by an engineer or other fit
person to be agreed upon between the parties or in default of
agreement to be appointed by the President of the Institution
of Civil Engineers on the application of either party after
notice in writing to the other and subject as aforesaid the ~5
provisions of the Arbitration Act 1889 shall apply to auy such
arbitration.
For protection 64. For the protection of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
of La.ncashire C (" h" . i.': d h C ") h i.': l} . an~ Yorkshire ompany lil t lS Section re1erre to aB "t e Ompany t e IO O~'lng
Railway Com- • • h 11 1 h . d be h C' . d
pany. prov1s1ons s a un ess ot erwise agree tween t e orporat10n an :30
the Company apply and have effect (that is to say):-
(1) Whenever in the exercise of the powers of the section of this
Act the marginal note whereof is "Power to lay water pipes
in streets not dedicated to public use" the Corporation
require to lay any pipes upon across or under any railway 35
for the time being belonging to or worked by the Company
or the stations bridges approaches or other works thereof or
to construct any works immediately adjoining or in close
5
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 41
proximity thereto they shall ( except in case of emergency
where as long a notice as practicable shall be given) give to
the engineer of the Company fourteen days' notice in writing
of their intention to carry out any such works accompanied
by sufficient plans ;
(2) The said works including the making good and repairing of
any roads over the railway and over any bridges and
approaches which the company is or may be liable to maintain
and which may be disturbed or interfered with by or owing
10 to any operations of the Corporation shall be laid constructed
and executed by and at the expense of the Corporation under
the superintendence (if the same be given) and to the reasonable
satisfaction of the said engineer and according to plans
to be previously reasonably approved by him and so as to
15 avoid as far as possible any injury to any such railway or any
of the works thereof and so as not to cause any interruption to
the passage or conduct of the traffic over or at any such
railway or station: Provided that if the said engineer shall
not within fourteen days from the receipt of any such plan
20 have approved or disapproved thereof or signified his requirements
in relation thereto he shall be deemed to have approved
thereof;
(3) When the Corporation open or break up a~y road or pavement
of any street or bridge or other work belonging to or
25 repairable by the Company the Corporation shall with all
convenient speed complete the work for which the same shall
be broken up and reinstate and make good the road or works
so opened or broken up and shall keep any road or pavement
so broken up in good repair for three months after
30 reinstatement and making good and for such further time if
any not exceeding twelve months as the soil so broken up
shall continue to subside;
(4) If the Corporation make unnecessary delay in completing such
work or reinstating and making good such road or works so
35 opened or broken up or neglect to keep the road or pavement
in repair as aforesaid the Company may after three days'
notice to the Corporation cause such work to be executed or
such repair effected and the expense of executing or effecting
the same shall be repaid to them by the Corporation ;
P&rtVII.
Water.
Pan VII,
Water.
Part VIII.
Lands.
Power to
acquire
lands.
Acquieition
of lands for
filter-beds
&c
42 Huddersjield Corporation Act 1913.
(5) The Corporation shall repay to the Company the expense of
any temporary works or watching which the Company may
reasonably consider necessary to provide for the protection of
any such railway or the traffic thereon during the carrying
(6)
(7)
out of the works aforesaid ; 5
If any injury shall owing to or by reason of any of the matters
aforesaid arise to any such railway or works or interruption
to such traffic the Corporation shall make full satisfaction in
respect thereof to the Company and in the event of any
dispute as to the amount of such satisfaction the same shall 10
be determined by arbitration in manner hereinafter provided ;
Any difference which may arise between the Corporation and
the Company under the provisions of this section shall be
settled by arbitration under the provisions of the Arbitration
Act 1889 by an engineer to be appointed by the President of 15
the Institution of Civil Engineers at the request of either
party.
PART VIII.-LANDS.
65. Subject to the provisions of this Act the Corporation may
enter upon take hold and use for the tramways street works and water- 20
works by this Act authorised or (in the case of the widening or improving
of any existing street) for the providing of space for the erection of
buildings adjoining or near to any such street all or any of the lands
delineated on the deposited plans and described in the deposited book
of reference relating to those works respectively. 25
66. Subject to the provisions of this Act the Corporation may
purchase compulsorily or by agreement the lands next hereinafter
described for the purposes of filter beds and other purposes connected
therewith or incidental thereto (that is to say):-
The lands situate in the parish of Lindley-cum-Quarmby in the 30
borough containing 2 roods and 33 perches or thereabouts
abutting on the north side of the New Hey Road and
adjoining the said existing service reservoir of the
Corporation on the west side thereof and being part of the
enclosure numbered 247 on the 25-inch Ordnance Map 35
Sheet No. CCXLVI. (10th edition) 1907 for the parish of
Lindley-cum-Quarmby.
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 43
6 7. The Corporation may for the purposes of this Act in addition Pow~r to Part VIII. · acquire
to the lands they are authorised to acquire and hold under the powers additional Landa.
lands by
of the recited Acts and under the powers of this Act from time to agreement.
time by agreement acquire in fee either by purchase or by way of
5 exchange or otherwise any lands not exceeding in the whole ten acres or
any easement right or privilege therein thereunder thereover or thereupon
(not being an easement right or privilege of water in which
persons other than the grantors have an interest) but the Corporation
shall not create or permit a nuisance on any such lands.
10 68. (1) The Corporation may in lieu of acquiring any lands Corporati~q
may acquire
for the purposes of the waterworks authorised by this Act where t,he ea11e~ente
. ded be d d d . h only m same are mten to constructe un ergroun acquire sue certain ca11ea.
easements only in such lands as they may require for such purposes
and may give notice to treat in respect of such easements describing
15 the nature thereof and the provisions of the Lands Clauses Acts shall
apply to and in respect of the acquisition of such easements as fully as
if the same were lands within the meaning of those Acts.
(2) As regards any lands in respect of which the Corporation
have acquired easements only under the provisions of this section the
20 Corporation shall not be required or entitled to fence off or sever
such lands from the adjoining lands but the owners o~ occupiers for
the time being shall subject to such easements have the same rights
to use and cultivate the said lands at all times as if this Act had
not passed.
25 (3) Provided always that nothing in this section contained shall
authorise the Corporation to acquire by compulsion any such easement
in any case in which the owner in his particulars of claim shall
require the Corporation to acquire the lands in respect of which they
have given notice to treat for the acquisition of an easement only and
30 every notice to treat for the acquisition of an easement shall be endorsed
with notice of this provision.
69. The following sections of the Act of 1906 shall so far as the Applying
li bl . h heh lf d . . . h h certain pro. same are app ea e m t at a an are not mcons1stent wit t e vision, of
• · f h" A d d 1 · d' d · Act of 1906 proV1S10ns o t 1s et exten an app y mutat1s mutan 1s to an m aa to lands.
35 relation to the lands by this Act authorised to be acquired (that is
to say):-
Section 37. (Persons under disability may grant easements &c.)
Section 38. (Owners may be required to sell parts only of certain
lands and buildings.)
Part VIII
Landa.
Coats of
arbitrat.ion
&c. in cer.
tain cuea.
44 Huddersfield Corporati'.on Act 1913.
Section 39. (Period for compulsory purchase of lands.)
Section 41. (Correction of errors &c. in deposited plans and
book of reference.)
Section 42. (Power to retain sell &c. lands.)
Section 43. (Proceeds of sale of surplus lands.)
Section 44. (Agreements with landowners.)
Provided that the said section 38 shall apply in respect of the
houses buildings or manufactories described or referred to in the
Fourth Schedule to this Act.
5
70. (1) The tribunal to whom any question of disputed purchase 10
money or compensation under this Act is referred shall if so required
by the Corporation award and declare whether a statement in writing
of the amount of compensation claimed has been delivered to the
Corporation by the claimant giving sufficient particulars and in
sufficient time to enable the Corporation to make a proper offer and if 15
the tribunal shall be of opinion that no such statement giving sufficient
particulars and in sufficient time shall have been delivered and that the
Corporation have been prejudiced thereby the tribunal shall have power
to decide whether the claimant's costs or any part thereof shall be borne
by the claimant : 20
(2) Provided that it shall be lawful for any judge of the High
Court to permit any claimant after seven days' notice to the Corporation
to amend the statement in writing of the claim delivered by him to
the Corporation in case of discovery of any error or mistake therein
or for any other reasonable cause such error mistake or cause to be 25
established to the satisfaction of the judge after hearing the Corporation
if they object to the amendment and such amendment shall be subject
to such terms enabling the Corporation to investigate the amended
claim and to make an offer de novo and as to postponing the hearing of the
claim and as to costs of the enquiry and otherwise as to such judge 30
may seem just and proper under all the circumstances of the case :
(3) Provided also that this section shall be applicable only in
cases where the notice to treat under the Lands Clauses Consolidation
Act 1845 either contained or was endorsed ·with a notice of the effect
of this section. 35
H1tdders.field Corporation Act 1913. 45
PART IX.-EXTENSION OF BOROUGH.
7 1. This part of this Act shall except so far as is otherwise
herein expressly provided and so far as there may be anything in the
subject matter or context inconsistent therewith come into operation
5 on the ninth day of November One thousand nine hundred and
thirteen.
Provided that for the purposes of the parish burgess lists and
burgess roll and other lists to be made for the borough under the
Municipal Corporations Acts of the lists of county electors and the
1 O county register to be made for the county in pursuance of the County
Electors Act 1888 or any Act amending that Act of the lists and
registers of parochial electors and any other lists or registers to Le
made in pursuance of t.he Local Government Act 1894 and of all
proceedings preliminary or relating to any municipal election to be held
15 on the ordinary day of election in the year One thousand nine· hundred
and thirteen this part of this Act shall come into operation on its passing.
ProTided also that for the purposes of sections 20 22 23 24 and
26 of the Local Government Act 1888 and for the purposes of the
Local Taxation (Customs and Excise) Act 1890 as amended by
20 section 17 of the Finance Act 1907 section 6 of the Finance Act 1908
and section 88 of the Finance (1909-10) Act 1910 the Revenue Act
1911 and any subsequent Act and as affected by aily Order in Council
made under section 6 of the Finance Act 1908 the borough shall be
deemed not to have been altered and the added area shall be deemed
~5 to continue part of the county until after the thirty-first day of March
One thousand nine hundred and fourteen.
Commence.
ment of this
part of Act.
7 2. (1) The boundary of the existing borough shall be altered so Extensio11 uf
. 1 d . add" . h f h . . b h h of borough. as to me u e m 1t10n to t e area o t e ex1stmg oroug so muc
the Urban District of Stainland-with-Old Lindley (in this part of this
:30 Act referred to as" the Urbap District") as furms the Lindley Recreation
Ground of the Corporation.
(2) The added area shall for the purposes of the Municipal Corporations
Acts and for all other purposes be included in the 'borough
and shall for the purposes of the Local Government Act 1888 be
;35 included in the county borough.
73. A plan of the borough signed in triplicate by the Right Dcp<>sit ,,t plan of
Honourable Lord Clinton the Chairman of the Committee of the House ,•xte 111Ie,1
l:>orough.
Part IX.
F.xtension <•f
Borou~h.
Part IX.
Exteu•ion of
Borough.
Copies of
deposited
borough plan
to he
evidence.
l'owers and
duties of
justices &c.
extended.
l'ar1sh
burgess lists
l;_c ..
46 Iluddersfhdd Corpomt ion A rt 1913.
of Lords to which the Rill for this Act was referred shall
within two weeks after the pa~-;in~ of this Act ht• deposited in the
Parliament Ottice of the Hom,e of Lords aml in the Private Bill Office
of tlie House of Commons and with the tow11 clerk of the borough at his
office and a copy thereof' certifh·d by the towu clerk shall he sent 5
as soon as may Le aft1:~r such deposit to the Board of Agriculture and
Fisheries the Board of Trade the Local Govemnient Board the Inland
Revenue Department the Conunii-,sioners of Cust-0ms and Excise the
Registrar-General and the Postmaster-General.
7 4. Copies of the said plan deposited with the town clerk of the 10
borough or any extract therefrom certitie<l hy him to he true shall be
received by all courts of justice and elsewhere as prima facie evidence
of the conte11ts of such plan and such plan shall at all reasonable times
Le open to the inspection of the persons liable to rates imposed by the
Corporation and all perso11s so liable shall be elltitled tc) a copy of or 15
extract from such plan certified by the said town clerk on payment of
a reasonable fee for every such copy or extract All sums received
under this section shall be carried to the credit of the borough fund.
7 5. The powers and duties of the justices of the peace appointed
for the existing borough of the clerk to those justices and of the police 20
constables and other peace officers of the existing borough shall extend
to and apply throughout the borough :
Provided that every perso11 committing an offe11ce in any part of
the added area prior to the comme11cemeut of tl1is part of this Act shall
Le tried adjudicated on a11d dealt with as if this Act had not been 25
passed:
Provided also that ewry proceeding which prior to the commencement
of this part of this Act has been begun l>y or before any
justice or justices in relation to auy matter arising in or concerning any
part of the added area may be carried on continued or completed m 30
like manner and with the like incidents and consel1uences as nearly as
may be as if this part of this Act had not been passed.
7 6. ( 1) For the. purposes of the parish burgess lists and burgess
roll and the other lists to be made under the Municipal Corporations
Acts and of all matters co1111ected with i11cide11tal to or consequent 35
upon those purposes the added area shall be deemed to have always
been part of the borougl1.
Huddersfield Corpo1ration Act 1913. 47
.(2) In making out revising or otherwise dealing with the said lists
and roll or the lists of county electors and the county register to be
made for the county in pursuance of the County Electors Act 1888 or
any Act amending that Act or the lists and registers of parochial
5 electors effect shall be given so far as the circumstances· require or
allow to the provisions of this part of this Act.
(3) Where any difficulty arising in the year One thousand nine
hundred and thirteen in giving effect to the provisions of this part of
this Act can be obviated or removed by any alteration in or re-arrange10
ment of or any other action affecting the said 'lists roH and registers
that alteration re-arrangement or action so far as the same may be
necessary for giving effect to the said provisions shall be ma<le or taken
by the town clerk of the existing borough or the clerk of the County
Council as the case may require and the Overseers of the Poor shall
I 5 render such assistance as may be requisite for the purpose of the said
alteration, re-arrangement or action by the town clerk or clerk of the
County Council as the case may require and that alteration rearrangement
or action shall be deemed to be authorised by the
provisions in force with respect to the said lists roll and registers.
:W (4) Where in the opinion of the Local Government Board the
circumstances so require the Local Government Board may make such
order as appears to them to be necessary to give effect to the provisiom;
of this part of this Act and may vary so far as is requisite the provisions
in force with regard to the said lists roll and registers.
~5 77. Subject to the provisions of the Municipal Corporations Acts
with respect to the alteration of wards the following provisions shall
have effect :-
(I) For the purposes of the election of Councillors the borough
shall continue t-0 be divided into fifteen wards:
:{t, (2) The added area shall be included m the Longwood Ward of
the borough :
(3) The Councillors representing the Longwood \Vard who will
not go out of office on the First day of November One
thousand pine hundred and thirteen shall be deemed from and
after the commencement of this part of this Act to represent
that ward as altered by this section.
Division iut"
wards.
Part IX
Extension of
Borough.
Part IX. Hecited Actk.
Extension of
Horou!,{h.
Bye -laws &c.
Tow11 ,·!erk
aml ,,11,-,r
officer~ conti11ued.

Actions &c
n11t. t, 1 a Late.
48 l11tddersfield Corpomtion Act 1913.
78. The provisions of the recited .Acts and of any other Local
Act (including any Local Act passed or to be passed during the present
Session of Parlianwn t) or of any Provisional Or(ler duly confirmed
hy Parliament arnl affecting the existing borough or the Corporation as
the same respectively are iu force within the existing borough at the
commeucement of this part of this .Act shall ext~nd aud apply to the
borough and any reference therein to the existing borough and the
Corporation shall be deemed to refer to the borough and the
Corporation thereof.
79. Subject to the provisions of this part of this Act- 10
(1) All Lye-laws and regulations and e,·ery list of tolls and table
of fees and payments and scale of charges made hy the
Corporation which at the commencement of this part of this
Act are in force in the existing borough shall thenceforth
apply to the borough until or except in so far as auy such bye- 15
laws regulations list of tolls table of fc(•s and payments or
scale of chargt>s may be altered or repealed:
(2) All bye-laws and rc'gulatious made by tl1t• County Council or
the Urban District Co1111cil of Stainland-with-Old Lindley (in
this part of this Act referre<l to as "the Urban Council") or :20
their predecessors and in force immediately before the commencement
of thi,; part of this Act in any part of the added
area shall 011 that <late ct'ase to be in force i11 the added area.
80. The tow11 clerk a11d all other officers and servants of the
Corporation of the existing borough who hold office at tl1e commencement :25
of this part of this .Act shall contiuue to be the t-0wn clerk and officers
a11d sernrnts of the (,;orporation of tlie borough and shall hold tlieir
oHices by the same tenure as at that <late.
81. (1) Any action or proceecli11g or any cause of action or
proceeding which at the comn1t,·ncemeut of this part of this Act is 30
pentliug or existing liy or against the Crban Council in relation
exclusin·ly to any part of the added area shall not be in auywise
prejuclicially affected by reason of the passing of this part of this .Act
but may be continued prose0uted aIHl euforced by or against the
Corporation or the borough.
(~) Anything duly <lone or suffered and all coutracts deeds bonds
ngreeme11b arn.l other instnuneuts (subsisting at the commencement of
35
. H1tdder.iffold Corporcttion Act 1913. 49
this part of this Act) entered into or made by the Urban Council or
their predecessors in relation exclusively to any part of the added area
shall be of as full force and effect against or in favour of the Corporation
or the borough and may be continued and enforced as fully and
5 effectually as if instead of th~ Urban Council or their predecessors the
Corporation had done or suffered the same or been a party thereto.
82. Subject to the provisions of this p3:rt of this Act all property
vested in the Corporation at the commencement of this part of thi_s
Act. for the benefit of the existing borough shall by virtue of this part
10 of this Act be held by the Corporation for the benefit of the borough
a11d the Corporation shall hold enjoy and exercise for the benefit of the
borough all the powers which at the date aforesaid are exerciseable by or
vested in the Corporation for the benefit of the existing borough and all
liabilities which on the date aforesaid attach to the Corporation in
15 respect of the existing borough shall from and after that <late attach
to them in reHpect of the borough.
83. Subject to the provisions of this part of this Act(1)
All property and liabilities which immediately before the commencement
of this part of this Act are vested in or attach to
~O the Urban Council in relation exclusively to any part of the
added area shall by virtue of this part of this Act be transferred
tn and vest in and attach to the Corporation as Urban
Sanitary Authority ;
(~) The Urban Council shall cease to exercise any powers or have
25 any duties within the added area.
Corporation
property &o.
Property
&c.of Urban
Council.
84. So much of any sums borrowed by the Corporation as will at Mortgage
debts of
the commencement of this part of this Act be owing and charged upon Corporation.
the borough fund and borough rate of the existing borough shall by
Yirtue of this part of this Act be charged upon the borough fund and
30 borough rate of the borough and all those sums shall together with
the interest to accrue due thereon be repaid by the Corporation within
the respective periods for which the loans in respect of which the
said sums are owing were originally sanctioned or within which the
same are otherwise required to be repaid or are made repayable.
35 85. The provisions of Parts II. and III. of the Public HPalth
Acts Amendment A<'t 1890 the Infectious Disease (Prevention) Act
A<lopti\'e
Al'IR.
Part IX.
Extension of
Borough.
Partll.
Extenllion of
Borough.
Corporation
to be Burial
Board for
borough.
Adju1tment
of financial
relation,
between
County and
County
Boroughs.
. 50 l/1ulde1·.'ifie/,l Cu111or,1t ion A,·t 19 l :1,
1890 (except section 11 thereof) aud the Notitication of Births Act 1907
shall be in force in and apply to the borough as if the same had been
adopted therein.
86. The Corporation shall ht~ tbe Burial Board for the borough
and shall haYe within tlw borough all the powers duties and liabilities
of a burial hoard unde>r the Burial Acts I ~52 to I ~JOG.
5
87. (1) In auy case wlu_,re the extension of the existing borough
bythispartofthisActatfects the distribution ofthe proceeds of the
local taxation licences or of' the estate duty grant or of the Local
Taxation (Customs and Excise) dutit•s l>f'tween tl1l" county an<l the 10
Lorough or between the county aw1 tlw borough 011 the one hand and
any other county borough 011 the other hand or any financial relations
or questions lwtween those an•as or any adjustment which has Leen
made in regard to the said distribution or financial relations or 11uestions
e11uitahle adjustments may be 1J1ade between tl1t• areas interested: 15
For the purposes of this subsection or of anytlii11g done or to be
<lone in pursuance of this subsection any reference in the said subsection
to the proceeds of licences or duties shall include a reference to the
sums which in pursuance of subsection (-1) of sect ion I 7 of the Finance
Act 1907 as amended by !-ection G of tlll' Fina11ce Act 1908 and 20
section 88 of the Fiuance (190!)-10) Act 1910 and of the Revenue Act
1911 or of any subsequent Act haw bt-en paid or will be payable in
lieu of' those proceeds.
(2) Any such adjustment as 1s authorist,cl hy sub-section ( l) of
this section may be made by agreement between the Councils of the 25
Borough the County all(] the County Boroughs affected and if such
adjustment shall not have been made before the Thirtieth day of September
One Thousand Nine Hundrell a111l Fourteen then on the
application of any of the Councils interested the Local Government
Board may if they think fit either make the adjust111e11t themselves 30
or appoint an arbitrator to make it.
(3) In any case in which an agreement for equitable adjustments
as aforesaid has not been made the provisions of the Local Government
Act 1888 relating to adjustments between Administrative Counties
and County Boroughs shall apply with the necessary modifications and 35
the Local Government Board or an arbitrator appointed by them as
the case may be shall be substitutB<l in those pro,·isions for the Commissioners
appointed under the said Act of lt'.188 and notwithstanding
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 51
anything in the provisions of this part of this Act or of the said Act
of 1888 any such adjustment and the determination of any matter
incidental or in relation thereto or consequent thereon shall when made
by the Local Government Board be deemed to be made by them other5
wise than as arbitrators and any arbitrator appointed by them shall be
deemed to be an arbitrator within the meaning of section 62 of the
Mid Act of 1888 and the provisions of the said Act of 1888 shall
apply accordingly :
Provided10
(a) that in lieu of subsection {6) of section 61 of the Local Government
Act 1888 subsections (1) and (5) of section 87 of that
Act shall apply to any enquiries which may be directed by
the Local Government Board under this section and to
the costs of those enquiries ; and
15 (b) that subsection (6) of section 32 of the Local Government
Act 1888 shall apply to any agreement or award made under
this section.
88. On any adjustment made otherwise than by agreement for Provis_ion11 . ~~~ the purposes of this part of this Act under section 32 or section 62 of ments.
20 the Local Government Act 1888 (which last-mentioned section with
such modifications as may be considered necessary shall apply as if this
part of this Act were an order made under that Act) or under either of
those sections as modified or adapted by this part of this Act :-
(A) Any adjustment of the Local Taxation Licences the Estate
25 Duty Grant and the residue under section 1 of the Local
Taxation (Customs and Excise) Act 1890 shall be carried out
in accordance with the rules contained in Part I. of the Fifth
Schedule to this Act.
(B) Provision shall be made for the payment to any Council or
30 other authority affected by this part of this Act of such sum
as seems equitable in accordance with the rules contained in
Part II. of the Fifth Schedule to this Act in re.5pect of any
increase of burden which will properly be thrown on the
ratepayers of the area of that Council or other authority in
35 meeting the cost incurred by that Council or other authority
in the execution of any of their powers and duties as a
consequence of any alteration of boundaries effected by this
Part IX.
Extension of
Borough,
Part IX.
Extension of
Borough.
Electoral
Oi vision and
County
Councillor.
Alteration of
pari,hes.
Guardians.
52 llwldersfi_eld Corporation Act 1913.
part of this Act or other change m relation to which the
adjustment ta.kes place.
In this section and in Part II. of the said Fifth Schedule the
expression " Council or other authority atfectt'd by this part of this
Act" includes any Council authority or persons Pntitled to make an 5
adjustment under section 6~ of the Local GO\·ernment Act 18 8 8 or
that section as modified or adapted by this part of this Act and the
expression "rateable value '' in Part I. of thP said Fifth Schedule
means unless the County Council and the Corporation otherwise agree
the rateable ,-alue stated in the last poor ratt•. 10
89. Sul~ject to the provisions of sPction 5-t of the Local
Government Act 1888 the Elland Electoral l>i,·ision as diminished liy
the inclusion of the added area in the borough shall continue to be
an Electoral Division of the County and the person who immediately
before the commencement of this part of this .Act is the Cou11ty 15
Councillor representing that divisio11 shall be det>mPd from and after
that date t-0 represent the division as so diminislit·<l.
90. The added area shall be separated from tlw existing Parish
of Stainland-with-Old Lincllev and shall be amalgarnate<l with the
existing Parish of Longwoo<l.
91. Subject to the provisions of section (j0 of the Local Government
Act 1894 the following provisions slmll have effect:-
(1) The added area shall be included in the Longwood Parish of
the Huddersfield Union and the persons who at the commencement
of this par·t of this Act are the Guardians elected 25
for the existi11g Longwood Parish shall he deemed to have
lJeen elected for that parish as altered by this part of this Act
and shall represent the altered parish until the date on which
they would ham retired if this part of this Act had not
been passed. 30
(:2) The person who at the commencement of this part of this Act
is the Guardian elected for the existing Parish of 8tainlandv,,ith-Old
Lindley shall be deemed to have been elected for all(l
shall represent the Parish of Stainland-with-Old Lindley as
diminished by the inclusion of the added area in the borough 35
as if he had been originally elected to represeut that Parish
as so diminished.
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 53
92. Nothing in this part of this Act shall affect the ecclesi~stical Eecleaias. • • • • • . • tical di vi- d1V1S10ns of any parish or shall preJud1ce vary or affect any nght lion•_ 9:nd
interest or jurisdiction in or over any charitable endowment which now chantiea.
is applicable for the benefit of any existing parish affected by this part
5 of this Act.
93. For the purposes of any election under the Local Government Saving for
Act 1894 to be held for any area affected by this part of this Act the ~f;,t;!;ffa~iata
town clerk or the clerk of the County Council as the case may ::!:':Z.
require shall if and when necessary cause · the register of parochial
10 electors to be altered in such manner as may be requisite to give effect
to the provisions of this part of this Act.
94. For any purposes connected with the settlement and removal Settlement
f h . l . d . f h" A h and removal o t e poor m re at10n to cases affecte by this part o t 1s et t e of the poor.
following provisions shall have effect (that is to say):-
15 (1) Every person who at the commencement of this part of this
Act has acquired or is in the course of acquiring a settlement
in either of the existing Parishes of Longwood or
Stainland-with-Old Lindley by reason of any residence
completed or in the course of completion or of any act or
20 thing done or in the course of being done or of any status
condition right or privilege acquired or created or in the
course of acquisition or creation25

30
35
(i) in the existing Parish of Longwood; or
(ii) in the added area; or
(iii) in that part of the existing Parish of Stainland-withOld
Lindley which by virtue of this part of this Act will
form the Parish of Stainland-with-Old Lindley
shall be deemed to have acquired or to be in the course of
acquiring in the first and second cases a settlement in the
Parish of Longwood and in the third case a settlement in the
Parish of Stainland-with-Old Lindley and in each case as if
the existing parish or the added area or the specified part of
the existing parish were and had always been the parish or a
part of the parish in which by virtue of this section the person
shall be deemed to have acquired or to be in the course of
acquiring a settlement :
Partll.
Extension of
Borough.
Part IX
Extension of
Borough.
Part X.
Saving for
contribution
orders.
Finance. Power to
borrow.
54 Hitddersfield Co-rporation Act 1913.
(2) Every person who at the commencement of this part of this
Act has acquired or is in the course of acquiring a status of
irremovability from the Huddersfield Union or from the
Halifax Union as the case may be by reason of residence(i)
in the existing Parish of Longwood ; or 5
(ii) in the added area; or
(iii) in that part of the existing Parish of Stainland-withOld
Lindley which by virtue of this part of this Act will
form the Parish of Stainland-with-Old Lindley
shall be deemed to have acquired or to be in the course of 10
acquiring the like status by reason of residence in the first
and second cases in the Parish of Longwood and in the third
case in the Parish of Stainland-with-Old Lindley.
95. Notwithstanding the alteration in the areas of parishes
affected by this part of this Act all contribution orders made by the 15
Guardians of the poor of the Huddersfield Union or of the Halifax
Union as the case may be before the commencement of this part of this
Act shall be as valid in law as if this part of this Act had not been
passed.
PART X.-FINANCE. 20
96. {l) The Corporation may from time to time independently
of any other borrowing power borrow at interest for the purposes
mentioned in the first column of the following table the respective sums
mentioned in the second column thereof and they shall pay off all
money so borrowed within the respective periods (each of which is in 25
this Act referred to as " the prescribed period" ) mentioned in the third
column of the said table (namely):-
Purpose. Amount.
(a) For and in connection with the £83,575
construction of the tramways
authorised by this Act.
(b) For the prov1S1on of electrical £27,699
equipment and the construction
of other works for the purpose of
the tramways authorised by this
Act.
Period for Repayment.
Thirty years from
the date or dates 30
of borrowing.
Twenty years from
the date or dates
of borrowing.
35
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Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 55
Purpose.
(c) For the prov1s10n of tramway
rolling stock.
Amount. Period for Repayment.
£9,000 Fifteen years from
the date or dates
of borrowing.
(d} For the prov1S1on of electrical £2,804 Twenty years from
the date or dates
of borrowing.
5 equipment and the construction of
10
other works for the purpose of
working trolley vehicles.
(e) For the prov1s1on of trolley
vehicles.
(/) For the prov1s1on of motor
omnibuses.
£1,500
£1,800
(g) For the purchase of the Under- £12,580
15 taking of the Deanhead Coms10ners.

(h) For the purchase of lands for £3,370
filter beds and for the waterworks
by this Act authorised.
20 (j) For the construction of the said £17,800
waterworks.
Ten years from the
date or dates of
borrowing.
Five years from the
date or dates of
borrowing.
Forty-five years from
the date or dates
of borrowing.
Sixty years from
the date or dates
of borrowing.
Thirty years from
the date or dates
of borrowing.
(k) For paymg the costs charges
and expenses of this Act including
25 the costs of the Deanhead ComDllS81oners.

The sum Five years from the
requisite. passmg of this
Act.
(2) The Corporation may also with the consent of the Board of
Trade borrow such further money as may be necessary for any of the
purposes of the tramway undertaking of the Corporation and may with ,
30 the consent of the Local Government Board borrow such further money
as may be necessary for any of the purposes of this Act other than
purposes of that undertaking.
Any money borrowed under this subsection shall be repaid within
such period (in this Act referred to as "the prescribed period") as may
35 be prescribed by the Board with whose consent it is borrowed.
:PartX
Finance.
Part X.
Finance.
56 Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
(3) In order to secure the repayment of the money borrowed
under this section and the payment of the interest thereon the
Corporation may mortgage or charge:-
Ae regards money borrowed for the purposes ( ri) ( b) ( r) ( d) and ( e)
hereinbefore mentioned and any money borrowed for the. 5
purposes of the tramway undertaking of the Corporation the
revenue of that undertaking and the borough fund and
borough rate or either of those securities;
As regards money borrowed for the purpose (f) the revenue of the
omnibus undertaking of the Corporation and the borough 1 o
fund and borough rate or either of those securities;
As regards money borrowed for the purposes (y) (h) and (j) the
revenue of the water undertaking and the borough fund and
borough rate ;
As regards money borrowed for the purpose (k) the borough fund 15
and borough rate and the revenues of the respective undertakings
of the Corporation in such proportions as the
Corporation may determine ;
As regards money borrowed with the consent of the Local
Govemment Board such fuud rate or revenue as that Board 20
may prescribe.
Certain pro- 97. In calculating the sums which the Corporation may borrow vilion1 of
Public under the provisions of any other enactment any sums which they may Health Acts
a• to borrow- borrow under this Act shall not be reckoned and the powers of the
ing not to C . bo . d ho . d h' A h 11 be apply. orporat1on as to rrowmg an re rrowmg un er t 1s et s a not 25
Power to
reborrow.
restricted by any of the provisions of the Public Health Acts.
98. (1) The Corporation shall have power(A)
To borrow for the purpose of paying off any moneys
previously borrowed under this Act which are intended to
be forthwith repaid : or 30
(B) To borrow in order to replace moneys which during the
previous twelve months have been temporarily applied from
other funds of the Corporation in repaying moneys previously
borrowed under this Act and which at the time of such repayment
it was intended to replace by borrowed moneys. 35
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. ·57
(2) Any moneys borrowed under this section shall fur the
purposes of repayment be deemed to form part of the original loan
and shall be repaid within that portion of the prescribed period
which remains unexpired and the provisions which are for the time
5 being applicable to the original loan shall apply to the moneys borrowed
under this section.
(3) The Corporation shall not have power to borrow for the
purpose of making any payment to a sinking fund or of paying any
instalment or making any annual payment which has or may become
10 due in respect of borrowed moneys.
( 4) The Corporation shall not have power to borrow in order to
replace any moneys previously borrowed which have been repaid(A)
By instalments or annual payments : or
(B) By means of a sinking fund: or
15 (c) Out of moneys derived from the sale ofland: or
(o) Out of any capital moneys properly applicable to the purpose
of the rep'l.yment other than moneys borrowed for that
purpose.
99. (1) The Corporation may from time to time for the purpose Alto
f 'd' 'l I!: h be . d temporary 20 o prov1 mg temporar1 y 1or any current expenses t at may mcurre borrowing.
by them in the execution of any Act of Parliament or provisional order
confirmed by or under any Act of Parliament borrow by way of
temporary loan or overdraft from any bank or on temporary
loan on deposit receipt from any person and in either case at such rate
25 of interest as they may determine such sum as they may from time
to time resolve not exceeding in the aggregate at any time an
amount equal to one-fourth of the total aggregate amount of the beforementioned
expenses for the immediately preceding financial year.
(2) Any amount borrowed under this section together with the
30 interest thereon shall form a charge upon all the funds properties rates
and :,;evenues of the Corporation pari passu with all other mortgages
stock or other securities affecting the same.
(3) It shall also be lawful for the Corporation to utilise for
providing temporarily for any such expenses any sinking funds which
35 they may have on hand crediting the said sinking funds with such fair
rate of interest not being iess than three per centum per annum
as they may resolve.
hrt x.
Finance.
Part X.
Finance.
Application
of sections of
recited Act8
!\>l to
borrowing.
58 Huddersfield Corporation .Act 1913.
( 4) All sumR borrowed by the Corporation under this section in
respect of the current expenses of any financial year shall be repaid out
of the revenue received by the Corporation in respect of such year.
(5) When the Corporation borrow money under this section(A)
The Treasurer of the Borough shall within forty-two days after 5
the end of each financial ye,ar furnish to the LocaJ Government
Board a special report showing precisely the operation of the
powers of this section during such year and such report shall
be in such form and shall contain such information as that
Board shall approve or require. 10
B) The Local Government Board may make such investigation as
may be necessary to satisfy themselves that the requirements
of this section have been complied with and if it appear to
the Local Government Hoard by the said report or by such
investigation that the Corporation have failed to comply 15
with the requirements of this section that Board may by
order suspend the operation of the powers of this section
for such period as they may thillk fit.
(6) The provisions of this section limiting the amount of the sums
which the Corporation may borrow and the provisions of sub-section ( 4} 20
of this section requiring the repayment thereof out of the revenue
referred to in that sub-section shall not affect ally lender or his security
for the loan or overdraft and the interest thereon respectively or his
right to obtain payment thereof from the Corporation.
(7) The provisions of this section shall cease to he m force at the 25
expiration of five years from the thirty-first day of March Olle thousand
nine hundred and fourteen unless tht·y shall have been co11tinm·<l by
Act of Parliament or Provisional Order made by the Local Government
Board and confirmed by Parliament which Order the Local Government
Board are hereby empowered to make in accordance with the provisions 30
of the Public Health Act 1875 and in the event of that Board
making any such order they are hereby empowered to make such
modifications or amendments in the provisions of this section as ;nay
appear to them to he necessary.
100. The following sections of the recited Acts shall ( with the 35
necessary modifications and subject to the provisions of this Act)
extend and apply mutatis mutandis to the moneys borrowed under this
Act namely :-
5
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 59
OF THE HUDDERSFIELD TRAMWAYS AND IMPROVEMENT ACT 1890.
Section 35. (Sinking Funds may be adjusted in certain events.)
Section 38. (Annual return to Local Government Board with
respect to sinking funds &c.)
Section 40. (Application of moneys borrowed.)
OF THE ACT OF 1897.
Section 40. (As to Sinking Fund.)
Section 42. (Corporation not to regard trusts.)
OF THE ACT OF 1900.
10 Section 59. (As to moneys raised by Corporation stock.)
Section 63. (Protection of lenders from inquiry.)
Section 66. (Audit of accounts.)
Section 6 7. (Inquiries by and expenses of Local Government Board.)
OF THE ACT OF 1902.
15 Section 4 7. (Provisions as to mortgages.)
OF THE ACT OF 1906.
Section 7 6. (Mode of payment off of money borrowed.)
l O l (1) For the purpose of carrying into effect the agreement Power w
between the Corporation of the one part and the Elland Urban District ~~~!ti:1:;~
20 Council of the other part as scheduled to and confirmed by this Act the ~~~ ~t:e7°w
said Urban District Council may from time to time independently of works.
any other borrowing power borrow at interest for the following purposes
the following sums (that is to say):-
(a) For the purchase of lands for the street works by this Act
25 authorized one thousand five hundred pounds; and
( b) For the construction of the said street works one thousand and
thirty pounds ; and
(c) For either of the said purposes such further moneys as may be
necessary with the consent of the Local Government Board.
30 ( 2) The said moneys shall be borrowed under and subject to
the provisions of sections 233 234 and :!36 to 239 of the Public Health
Act 1875 as though the said purposes were purposes mentioned in the
said Act: Provided that the sanction of the Local Government Board
Part X.
Finance.
Ea.rt X.
Finance.
Part XI.
Miscel.
laneou,. Power to
grant
gratuities in
certain cases.
Shelters or waiting
rooms.
Lost
Property.
60 Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
shall not be required to moneys borrowed for the purposes (a) and (b)
aforesaid or to the periods for repayment of such moneys but the said
Urban District Council shall pay off all moneys borrowed by them
under this section for the purpose (a) within sixty years and for the
purpose (b) within thirty years from the date or dates of the borrowing 5
of the same.
PART XI.-MISCELLANEOUS.
102. The Corporation may if they think fit in cases not within the
Workmen's Compensation Act 1906 grant a gtatuity of any sum (not
exceeding one year's pay) to any of their officers or servants who may 10
be disabled or injured in their service or may become incapacitated
through age or other infirmity or to the widow or family of any such
officer or servant who may die in their service.
103. The Corporation may erect and maintain within and with
the consent of the Local and Road Authority beyond the Borough 15
sheds shelters or waiting rooms for the accommodation of passengers
and of the Corporation's servants on the tramway trolley vehicle and
mot-Or omnibus routes of the Corporation and may use for that
purpose portions of the public streets and roads : Provided that
notwithstanding anything in this section contained no sheds shelters 20
or waiting rooms shall be erected or maintained in any street or
road so as to interfere with or render less convenient the access to
or exit from any station of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Company or of the London and North Western Railway Company. Any
difference arising between the Corporation and the Lancashire and 25
Yorkshire Railway Company or the London and North Western
Railway Company under this section shall be determined by an
Arbitrator to be agreed upon by both parties or failing such agreement
to be appointed by the Board of Trade on the application of either party.
104. Any property found in any tramcar trolley vehicle or 30
omnibus of the Corporation shall forthwith be taken by a servant of the
Corporation to a place to be appointed for the purpose by the Corporation
and if the same be not claimed within six months after the
finding thereof it shall vest in the Corporation and may be
sold as unclaimed property by public auction either separately or with 35
other property similarly found after notice by advertisement in one or
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 61
more local newspapers once in each of two successive weeks and the
proceeds thereof carried to the revenue account of the tramways undertaking.

105. Where in any legal proceedings taken by or on behalf of or Evid~nce of
. h C . ffi 1· . f h appoint. 5 agamst t e orporation or any o cer servant so 1c1tor or agent o t e ments.
C · f' · f h C · d h. A auth;,uty &c orporatwn or o any committee o t e orporation un er t IS et
or under any general or local Act for the time being in force
in the borough it becomes necessary to prove the appointment
or authority of any officer servant solicitor or agent of the Corporal
O tiou or of any committee of the Corporation or to prove any resolution
or order of the Corporation or of any resolution order or report of any
committee of the Corporation a certificate of such appointment authority
resolution order or report purporting to be authenticated by the signature
of the m&.yor or of the town clerk shall be prima facie evidence of such
15 appointment authority resolution order or report without further proof
of the holding of any meeting or the production of any minute book or
other record or document.
l 06. The following sections of the recited Acts are incorporated
with this Act and shall apply as if the same with the necessary
20 modifications were set out in this Act namely :-
OF THE ACT OF 1902.
Section 56. (Authentication and service of notices.)
Section 58. (Informations by whom to be laid.)
Section 59. (Compensation how to be determined.)
:2 5 Section 61. (Recovery of penalties &c.)
OF THE AcT OF 1906.
Section 34. (Temporary stoppage of streets.)
Section 79. (As to rating of railways for certain purposes.)
Section 84. (Confirmation of bye-laws.)
:rn Section 85. (As to appeal.)
8ection 86. (Saving for indictments &c.)
Section 87. (Powers of Act cumulative.)
Section &8. (Crown rights.)
Incorpora.
tion of
certain
sections of
recited Acts.
Part.XI.
Mi.ecellaneou s.
Part XI.
llliscelJaneous.

Judgee not
disqualified.
62 llndde1·sfield Corpnration Act 1913.
l 07. A judge of any court or a justice shall not be disqualified
from acting in the execution of this Act by reason of his
being liable to any rate.
Coste of Act. l 08. The costs charges and expenses preliminary and of and
incidental to preparing obtaining and passing this Act as taxed by the 5
taxing officer of the House of Lords or of the House of Commons shall
be paid by the Corporation.
[SCHEDULES
Huddersfield C01-po1'ation Act 1913.
The Schedules referred to in the foregoing Act.
THE FIRST SCHEDULE.
Huddersfield Burial Ground Act 1852.
Huddersfield Gas Act 1861.
Huddersfield Water Act 1869.
Huddersfield Waterworks Act 1871.
Huddersfield Improvement Act 1871.
Huddersfield Waterworks and Improvement Act 1876.
Huddersfield Improvement Act 1880.
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1882.
Huddersfield Tramways and Improvement Act 1890.
Huddersfield Corporation Waterworks Act 1890.
63
Hudder11fi.eld Electric Lighting Order 1890 (confirmed by the Electric Lighting
Orders Confirmation (No. 3) Act 1890).
Borough of Huddersfield Order 1890 (confirmed by the Local Government
Board's Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 15) Act 1890).
Huddersfield Waterworks Tramroad Act 1894.
Huddersfield Waterworks Act 1896.
Huddersfield Electric Lighting Order 1896 (confirmed by the Electric Lighting
Orders Confirmation (No. 1) Act 1896).
Huddersfield Corporation Tramways Order 1897 (confirmed by the Tramways
Orders C(lnfirmation (No. 2) Act 1897).
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1897.
Huddersfield Corporation Tramways Order 1898 (confirmed by the Tramways
Orders Confirmation (No. 2) Act 1898).
Huddersfield Corporation Tramways Order 1900 ( confirmed by the Tramways
Orders Confirmation (No. 1) Act 1900).
Huddersfield Corporation Tramways Act 1900.
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1902
Hnddersfield (Extension to Linthwaite) Electric Lighting Order 1903 ( confirmed
by the Electric Lighting Orders Confirmation (No. 6) Act 1903).
Huddersfield Corporation Tramways Order 1903 (confirmed by the Tramways
Orders Confirmation (No. 1) Act 1903).
64 llud,dersfteld Corporation Act 1913.
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1902 Amendment Act 1904.
Huddersfield (Extension to Golcar) Electric Lighting Order 1904 (confirmed by
the Electric Lighting Orders Confirmation (:No. 3) Act 1904).
Huddersfield C.Orporation Act 1906.
Huddersfield C'-0rporation Tramway Order l 90i ( confirme1l by the Tramways
Orders Confirmation Act l 90i).
Huddersfield Water Act 1908.
Huddersfield Corporation Tramways Order l!HO (confirmed by the Tramways
Orders Confirmation Act 1910).
Huddersfield (Extension to South Crosland) Electric Lighting Order 1 !JI 0
(confirmed by the Electric Lighting Orders Confirmation (Xo. 1) .-\et
1910).
Huddersfield Order 1912 and Huddersfield Ordt>r (Xo. 2) 1912 (eontinnPd hy
the Local Government Board's Provi~ional Orders Confirmation (Xo. 4)
Act 1912).
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 65
THE SECOND SCHEDULE.
AN AGREEMENT made the fourth day of December One thousand nine hundred
and twelve Between the MAYOR ALDERMEN AND BuRGF.sSES OF THE CouNTY
.BoROUGB OF HuDDEBSFIBLD (hereinafter called " the Corporation ") of the one part
and THE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ELLAND in the West Riding of the County of
York (hereinafter called "the Council") of the other part: WHEREAS the Corporation
are desirous of constructing the tramways below mentioned and hereinafter
called " the Elland Tramway" and " the West Vale Tramway" respectively:
AND WHEREAS the Council believing that both such tramways would be of
material benefit to the inhabitants of their district are desirous that the
same should be made: AND WHEREAS the Council have taken a poll of their
ratepayers with regard to the Elland Tramway and the ratepayers have pronounced
themselves by a large majority in favour thereof and of the Council giving
the indemnity hereinafter mentioned: AND WHEREAS the Council and the Corporation
have agreed to enter into these presents: Now THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETB
and it is hereby agreed between the Corporation and the Council as follows:-
1. THE CORPORATION will as early as practicable introduce into Parliament
a Bill seeking powers to make and if they obtain such powers will make
(A) A tramway (hereinafter called" the Elland Tramway") commencing
at their existing tramway terminus at the Borough Boundary
Birchencliffe and proceeding thence down the Ain1eys along
Huddersfield Road and terminating at the Elland Town Hall.
(B) A tramway (hereinafter called "the We-st Vale Tramway")
commencing at the Elland Town Hall and proceeding thence
via Southgate Victoria Road Jepson Lane Westgate Long Wall
Saddleworth Road and terminating at the junction with the
Halifax Corporation Tramways in Halifax Road.
2. In the event of the Corporation obtaining powers within two years from
the date hereof to make the Elland Tramway the Council will (subject as
mentioned in Clause 6 hereof) should there be a loss to the r.orporation on the
working of such tramways in any one or more of the firRt five years indemnify
the Corporation against such loss provided that such indemnity shall not
extend to a larger sum than one hundred pounds in any one year and shall cease
on the income from the Elland Tramway exceeding the expenditure.
3. The Corporation will give the Council ,full access to their books accounts
and papers for the purpose of enabling the Council to ascertain and check the
expenditure and receipts of the Corporation in respect of the working of the
Elland Tramway during the first five years.
In calculating the financial result of the working of the said tramway there
shall be included in the expenditure inter alia such amounts as may have been
expended in repayment of capital and interest on money borrowed for the purposes
of the said tramway including the proper proportion of contribution to the reserve
and renewals account and the establishment charges of the undertaking.
4. In the event of the Corporation obtaining power within two years from
the date hereof to make the West Vale Tramway the Council will :-
(A) At their own expense widen the streets known as Jepson Lane
Westgate and Hullen Edge Road Elland in manner and up to the
improvement line shown on the plan annexed hereto and 11igned by
66 Huddersfield Cor-p<>ration Act 1913.
the Town Clerk of Huddersfield and the Clerk to the Council
between the points " A" and " B " also shown thereon.
(B) At their own expense acquire and hand over to the Corporation the
houses and buildings shown on and situate between the points
marked "C" and "D" on the same plan.
5. The Corporation will at their own expense thereupon demolish the said
houses and buildings and widen the street called Long Wall in manner and up to
the improvement line shown on the same plan hetween the said points "C" and" D."
6. Provided alway8 and it is hereby agreed that in the event of the
Corporation obtaining power as aforesaid to make and of their making the West
Vale Tramway and of the Council performing their obligations under Clause 4
bereofthe Council shall be relieved from all payments under the indemnity
mentioned in Clause 2 hereof and any payments that may have been made under
such indemnity shall he refunded to the Couneil by the Corporation.
7. In its application to the Elland Tramway and the WeAt Vale Tramway
l-,ection 43 of the Tramways Act 18i0 shall rPad as if for the period of 21 years
therein mentioned was ,-ub,-tituted the period of 31 years.
8. The Council as a Corporate body and their Chairman and Clerk at the
expense of the Council will support and if rPquired by the Corporation give
evidence in support of any Bill which may he promoted by the Corporation for
the purposes aforesaid and will also u~e their best endearnurs to secure the
support of all other persons or bodie,- iutnested and if required by the
Corporation the Council will at the expen~e of the Corporation petition and appear
by Counsel in support of such Bill.
9. This agreement shall for the purposes of Standing Order 22 of Parliament
be deemed to be tla, consent of the Council to the construction of the said tramways
in the Council's district.
10. This Agreement is made subjectto the i-anction of and to its being confirmed
by Parliament and i<ubject to such altemtions as Parliament may think fit to make
therein but in the eYent of Parliament making any material alteration therein it
shall be in the option of either of the parties hereto to withdraw from the same.
In witness whereof the Corporation and the Council have hereunto caused
their respective Common Seals to be affixed tbe day 1md year first before
mentioned.
The Common Seal of the ::\layor Aldermen and
Burgesses of the County Borough of Huddersfield
was affixed hereto in the presence of
J. HEXRY FIELD
Town Clerk.
The Common Seal of the l' rban District Council of
Elland was affixed hereto in the presence of
JAMES CLARKSOX
Clerk.
Huddersfieul Corp<>ration Act l 91~. .67
THE SECOND SCHEDULE-continued .
.AN AGREEMENT made the fifth day of December One thousand nine hundred
and twelve Between THE MAYOR ALDERMEN AND BURGESSES OF THE COUNTY
BOROUGH OF HUDDERSFIELD (hereinafter called " the Corporation ") of the one part
and THE URRAN DISTRICT COUNCIL 0Y MARSDEN in the W e~t Riding of the County
of York (hereinafter called "the Council") of the other part: WHEREAS the
Corporation at the request of the Council and in consideration of the undertaking
on the part of the Council hereinafter contained have agreed to apply in the
next Session of Parliament for power to make a tramway commencing at their
existing tramway terminus at Linthwaite along Manchester Road to a poiiit about
thirty-four yards west of the centre of W essenden Brook : NOW THIS INDENTURE
WITNF.SSETH and the Council do hereby agree with the Corporation as follows :-
1. That in the event of the Corporation obtaining such power as aforesaid
and should there be any loss on the working of the proposed tramway the Council
will pay to the Corporation half of such loss in each of the first five years the
Council's contribution not to exceed one hundred pounds in any one year and the
Council's liability to cease at the end of the aforesaid term of five years.
2. The Corporation will give the Council full access t-0 their books accounts
and papers for the purpose of enabling the Council to ascertain and check the
expenditure and receipts of the Corporation in respect of the working of the said
tramway during the first five years.
3. In calculating the financial result of the working of the said tramway
there shall be included in the expenditure such amounts as may have been
expended in repayment of capital and interest on money borrowed for the purposes
of the said tramway including the proper proportion of contribution to the reserve
and renewals account and the establishment charges of the undertaking and all
other expenses properly chargeable to the said tramway.
4. The Council as a Corporate body and their Chairman and Clerk and other
members (if required by and at the expense of the Corporation) will support and
give evidence in support of the Bill to be promoted by the Corporation as
aforesaid and will also use their best endeavours to secure the support of all other
persons or bodies interested and if required by the Corporation the Council will
at the like expense petition and appear by C,0unsel in support of such Bill.
5. This agreement shall for the purposes of Standing Order Number Twentytwo
of Parliament be deemed to he the consent of the Council to the construction
of the said tramway in the Council's district.
6. In its application to the said Tramway Section 43 of the Tramways
Act 1870 shall read as if for the period of twenty-one years therein mentioned
was substituted the period of thirty-one years.
68 Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
7. This Agreement is made subject to the sanction of and to its being
confirmed by Parliament and mbject to such alterationa as Parliament may think
fit to make therein but in the event of Pariiament making any material
alteration therein it shall be in the option of either of the parties hereto to
withdraw from the same.
In witness whereof the Corporation and the Council have hereunto caused
their respective Common Seals to be affixed the day and year first before
mentioned.
The Common Seal of the Marsden Urban District
Council wa1 affixed hereto in the presence of
ARTHUR ROBINSO~
Uhairman.
J. W. PIERCY
Clerk.
The Common Seal of the Mayor Aldermen and
Burgesses of the County Borough of Huddersfield
was affixed hereto in the prel!ence of
J. HENRY FIELD
Town Clerk.
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 69
THE THIRD SCHEDULE
AN AGREEMENT made the eighth day of November One thousand nine
hundred and twelve Between THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE DEANHEAD RESERVOIR
(hereinafter called " the Commissioners ") of the first part THE SEVERAL PERSONS
whose names and descriptions are contained in the Schedule hereunder written of
the second part and THE MAYOR ALDERMEN AND BURGESSES OF THE COUNTY BOROUGH
OF HUDDERSFIELD (hereinafter called "the Corporation") of the third part: W BEREAS
by an Act passed in the first and second years of the reign of her late Majesty Queen
Victoria intituled " An Act for making and maintaining a reservoir at Deanhead
in the parish of Huddersfield in the West Riding of the County of York and for
other purposes relating thereto" (hereinafter called "the Act of 1838 ") the Commissioners
were incorporated and by the Act of 1838 and by an Act passed in the
fonrth and fifth years of her said late Majesty intituled "An Act to amend an Act
of her present Majesty for making and maintaining a reservoir at Deanhead in
the parish of Huddersfield in the West Riding of the County of York" (hereinafter
called "the Act of 1841 ") the Commissioners were empowered to purchase
lands at Deanhead in the Township of Scammonden in the said parish of
Huddersfield and to make construct complete and maintain a reservoir and an
embankment across the brook there called the Blackbourne and such other works
as the Commissioners should think necessary for providing and securing a regular
and constant supply of water in the said brook for the purposes of the mills
factories and other manufacturing premises situate upon or near the said brook
and also with the consents in the Act of 1838 specified to make feeders or channels
with such catchwater drains and other works as should be proper for collecting
and conducting into the said reservoir or into the Blackbourne aforesaid the
surplus waters of any brooks or springs near thereto and of the tributary streams
and rivuleti:; of any such brooks or springs over and above what should be
sufficient for the supply of the lands or works through or near to which such
brooks should flow: AND WHEREAS the works authorised by the Act of 1838 and
the Act of 1841 were duly executed and completed in or about the year 184-1
and they have since that date been maintained by the Commissioners : AND
WHEREAS the said works and the lands hereditaments and premises rights powers
easements and appurtenances belonging to and vested in the Commissioners
under and by virtue of the Acts of 1838 and 1841 are hereinafter referred to
as the Deanhead Water Undertaking: AND WHEREAS the Commissioners were by
the said Acts of 1838 and 1841 empowered to levy rates of the amounts and in
the manner in the said Acts or one or other of them specified or prescribed upon
all persons who should occupy any fall which should be supplied with water from
any part of the said Blackbourne Brook between its exit from the said Dean head
Reservoir and its junction with the river Calder and to borrow moneys for
executing the works authorised by the said Acts and to assign the rates to be
levied as aforesaid by way of mortgage for securing the repayment of the
principal moneys and interest from time to time owing upon the said mortgage;
A:sD WHEREAS the Commissioners are now indebted to their mortgage"s in the
70 Hu,ddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
sum of ten thousand four hundred and fifty pounds together with certain
arrears of interest thereon from the first day of February One thousand nine
hundred and seven and are subject to other liabilities in respect of the
Deanhead Water Undertaking: AND WHEREAS the several persons who are
parties hereto of the second part are the owners or occupiers of mills factories
or other manufacturing premises which have a fall supplied with water from
the said Blackbourne Brook between its exit from the said reservoir and
its junction with the River Calder: .AND WHEREAS the parties to this Agreement
having entered into negotiations with a view to the Deanhead Water Undertaking
being sold and transferred to the C,orporation without compulsion have agreed
(suhject to the consent approval and sanction hereinafter mentioned being obtained)
to effect such sale and transfer on the tnms hereinafter appearing: Now THESE
PRESENTS WITNESS that in consideration of the premises and of the mutual stipulations
and provisions herein contained it is hereby agreed by and between the said
parties hereto as follows (that is to say):-
1. Subject to the consent of the Borough Council and of the parochial
elect.ors under the Borough Funds Acts 1872 and 1903 and subject to tbi, sanction
of Parliament being obtained as hereinafter mentioned the ('ommissioners agree
to sell and transfer and the several persons who are parties hereto of the second
part consent to such sale a~d transfer and the C,orporation agree to purchase and
take the Deanhead Water Undertaking situate at or near Deanhead aforesaid free
from encumbrances at the price or sum of twelrn thousand five hundred and
eighty pounds.
2. The C,orporation will as early as practicable introduce into Parliament a
Bill seeking powers to acquire the said Deanhead Water Undertaking and to
purchase such other lands and easements and to execute such other works in and
near to the De.anhead Valley for the purpose of securing a further supply of water
for the Horough of Huddersfield as they may think proper The said Bill shall
contain clauses empowering the Commis,ioners to sell the Deanhead Water
Undertaking and providing for the dissolution of the C-0mmissioners and for the
repeal of the Acts of Parliament relating to the Faid Deanhead Water
Undertaking.
3. The quantity of compensation water to be allocated to the Blackbourne
Stream from the date when the works which may be authorised to be constructed
are completed and the said sum of twelve thousand five hundred and eighty pounds
is duly paid shall be one-third of the available rainfall in respect of the present
gathering ground of the Commission.-rs (the area of which is agreed between the
parties hereto at 500 acres) the ~aid compensation water to be supplied during the
following hours in every week of the year i.e. from 4.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays
Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays and Fridays and from 4.30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on
Saturdays or during such other hours as Parliament may prescribe.
4. The parties hereto of the first and second parts will not reqmre or ask
Parliament to insert in the Bill any clause imposing penalties upon the Corporation
for failure on their pa.rt to discharge the prescribed quantity of compensation
water but will be satisfied with a reasonable indemnity clause in a form to be
agreed by the parties hereto prior to the deposit of tlie Bill in Parliament.
Hudd,ersfield Corporation Act 1913. 71
5. From and after the date when the Bill to be introduced as aforesaid shall
have become an Act of Parliament and received the Royal Assent the owners and
occnpiers of any fall of water or mill or building occupied therewith liable to
be rated by virtue ot the Act of 1838 and the Act of 1841 or either of the said
Acts and the said falls respectively shall thenceforth so far as the Corporation are
concerned be freed and discharged from any future payment in respect of the user
of water thereafter passing down the Blackbourne Stream The said sum of
twelve thousand five hundred and eighty pounds shall be pa.id by the Corporation
to the Commissioners or their Mortgagees and the purchase RhaJl be completed
within three months after the said Bill shall have become an Act and have
received the Royal Assent.
6. I£ the Corporation shall fail to obtain the requisite approvals and consents
under the Borough Funds Acts 1872 and 1903 for the promotion by them of the
said Bill or shall fail to secure from Parliament within two years from the date
hereof powers to acquire the said Deanhead Water Undertaking and to purchase
other lands and to execute other works as mentioned in paragraph 2 hereof for
the purposes there stated then and in such case this agreement and the whole of
the stipulations conditions and provisions herein contained shall be null and
void and of no effect whatever except as regards the provisions contained in
paragraph 8 hereof.
7. The Commissioners as a corporate body and also the several persons who
are parties hereto of the second part respectively will support any Bill which may
be promoted by the Corporation for the purposes aforesaid and will also use their
best endeavours to secure the support of all other persons or bodies interested in
the said stream and (if required by the Corporation) the Commissioners and the
seYeral persons who are parties hereto of the second part respectively will also
petition and appear by Counsel in support of such Bill and the individual
Commissioners or at least four of them (including the chairman of the Commissioners
for the time being) will if required by the Corporation give evidence in
support of such Bill.
8. The Corporation shall pay the reasom,ble cost!! of the Commissioners in
connection with this agreement and also the reasonable costs incurred by the
Commissioners either as a corporate boJy or individually for any services they or
any of them may at the request in writing of the Corporation render in supporting
any Bill which the Corporation may introduce into Parliament for the purposes
aforesaid whether such Bill be passed ~nto an Act of Parliament or not.
9. This agreement is made subject to the sanction of Parliament and subject
to such alterations as Parliament may think fit to make therein but in the event
of Parliament making any material alteration therein it shall be in the option of
any or either of the parties hereto to withdraw from the same.
In witness whereof "the Commisaioners " and "the Corporation" have hereunto
caused their Common Seals to be affixed and the several persons parties
hereto of the seconci part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year
fint hereinbefore written.
72 Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
THE SCHEDULE ABOVE REFERRED TO.
NAME OF OCCUPIER.
Joel Wheelwright ..
NAME OF MILL,
Firth House Mill
Scammon den
Whether Owner
or Occupier
or both.
Owner and
Occupier
SIGNATURE.
Joel Wheelwright
L.S.
R. & D. N orcliffe . . . Dairy Mill Ditto
( Rowland Norcliffe ... , L.S.
( David Norcliffe. L.S
B. Taylor & Co. Lt<l. Barkisland Mill ...
J. & S. Taylor Ltd. Bowers Mill
T. Brook & Son Brow Bridge l\lill ...
Empty BeeRtones l\Iill
Haigh Wright & Co. Dean Yalley Mills
Empty Old House Jlill ...
Ditt()
Ditto
Occupier ...
(Owner Lord
Mexborough)
Owner ...
(John Shaw)
Owners and
Occupiers
Owner
James Gledhill. L.S
John Taylor. L.S.
Stanley Garside. L.S
John Shaw. L.S.
( Abraham Haigh. L.S
, Albert H. Haigh.
"l L.S.
Walter Wright. L.S
Benjamin Eastwood
L.S.
------------"----------------'-------------'--------
Signed Sealed and delivered by the above named
Joel Wheelwright Rowland Norcliffe James
Gledhill Stanley Garside John Shaw Abraham
Haigh Albert H. Haigh and Walter Wright in
the presence of
S. SCHOFIELD
Solicitor HALIFAX.
The Common Seal of the Commissioners of the i
Deanhead Reservoir was hereunto affixed and
the signature of Arthur Ward set and subscribed ARTHUR WARD
hereto in the presence of <Jhafrman.
S. SCHOFIELD J
Sol,icitor HALIFAX.
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
The Common Seal of the Greetland Dyeworks
Company Limited was hereunto affixed in the
presence of ELLISTON MILL
GEORGE DOUGLAS Dfrector. Occupier.
ARTHUR WARD Director.
J. HEOSCHEL Secretm·y.
The Common Seal of the Bradford Dyers Association
Limited was hereunto affixed in the
presence of
JERE WHITWHAM Directm·.
JOSEPH BRIGGS Director.
J. HEOSCHEL Secretary.
Signed Sealed and delivered by the above named
John Taylor in the presence of
EDMUND SCHOFIELD
Solicit01· HALIFAX.
Signed Sealed and delivered by the above named
David Norcliffe in the presence of
S. SCHOFIELD
Solicitor STAINLAND.
Signed Sealed and delivered by the above named
Benjamin Eastwood in the presence of
S. SCHOFIELD.
The Common Seal of the Mayor Aldermen and'
Burgesses of the County Borough of Huddersfield
was affixed hereto in the presence of
J. HENRY FI.ELD
Tuw 11 Clerk . .,
ELLISTON MILL
Owner.
73
74 lludda.ifidcl Co,.poratiou Act 1913.
THE FOURTH SCHEDULE.
PRKMISES oF wmcu PARTS O:-;LY AR.E REQuuum.
Boro~gh or Parish. Xumbers on deposited plans.
STREET WORKS.
Parish of Elland 1 to 1 i
W ATEH WORKS.
Parish of Stainland - with - Old
Lindley
Parish of Scammonden 79, 98, 108, 109 and 114
Huddersfield Corporation Act 1913. 75
THE FIFTH SCHEDULE.
PART I.
Rules for dPtermining adjustment of the Local Taxation Licences the Estate
Duty Grant and the Residue under section 1 of the Local Taxation (Customs and
F..xcise) Act 1890.
(1) The portion of the local taxation licences and estate duty grant payable
or estimated to be payable in respect of the area of the county as it existed
immediately before the appointed day shall after the appointed day be divided
hetween the County Council and the Corporation and the amount payable to each
i<hall be apportioned on the following basis :-
(A) There shall be apportioned to the County Council an amount equal to the
avera'?e annual amounts of the compulsory payments and transfers made
by or on behalf of that Council in accordance with sections 24 and 26
of the Local Government Act 1888 for and in respect of the five years
ending the thirty-first day of March One thousand nine hundred and
fourteen less the portion of such average annual amount paid and transferred
for and in re11pect of the added area and such last-mentioned
amount shall be apportioned to the Corporation : Provided that if any
<lifficulty arise!I in a1.1certaining the sum to be apportioned in respect of
any item the sum shall be divided according to the respective rateable
values immediately before the appointed day of the county lPss the added
area and of that area ;
(B) Out of the balance of the said portion of the local taxation licences and
ef!t.ate duty grant there shall next be apportioned to the County Council
a sum equal to one-half of the average annual cost during the five years
preceding the appointed day of the maintenance of main roads within
the county as it existed immediately before the appointed day
lincluding any payments made in respect of the interest on or of
the repayment of the capital of loans raised on account of such
main roads) after deductin~ the amount of one-half of such cost incurred
in respect of main road!' within the added area and such last-mentioned
amount shall be apportioned to the Corporation Provided that(i)
If such balance is insufficient to meet the whole of one-half of the
cost of such roads the amounts apportioned to the County Council
and the Corporation respectively 1.1hall be reduced proportionately
and
(ii) If it appear that the County Council have failed to d!:'clare any roads
in the county as it existed immediately before the appointed
day to be main roads which ought to have been so declared
or ha\'e declared any roads to be main roads which ought
not to h1we been so declared proper adjustments shall he made in
76 lluddersfield Corporation Act 1913.
the calculation of the cost of maintenance of main roads in the
county ss it so existed under this rule by the inclusion of the ooet of
s-:.ich roads as ought to have bet>n declared to be main roads or the
exclusion of the cost of such roads ss ought not to have been
declared to be main roads as the C&Be may require ;
(CJ If any balance of the local taxation licences and estate duty grant remains
after apportioning between the County Council and the Corporation the
sums ascertained in accordance with the foregoing rules such balance
shall be divided between the County Council and the Corporation in proportion
to the rateable values immediately before the appointed day of the
county less the added area and of that area respectively.
(2) The residue under section 1 of the Local Taxation (Customs and Excise)
Act 1890 payable or estimated to be payable in respect of the area of the county as
it existed immediately before the appointed day shall after the appointed day be
divided between the County Council and the Corporation in proportion to the
rateable values immediately before the appointed day of the county le11s the added
area and of that area respectively.
PART II.
Rules for determining the Hum to be paid in respect of increase of burden on
Ratepayer.;.
(1) Regard shall he had to(
A) The difference between the burden on the ratepayers which will
properly be incurred by the Council or other authority affected hy
Part IX. of the Act in meeting the cost of executing any of their
vowers and duties and the burden on the ratepayers which would
properly have been incurred by that Council or other authority
in meeting such cost had no alteration of boundaries or otht>r
change taken place.
(B) The length of time during which the increase of burden may be
expected to continue.
Provided that no alteration of income in consequence of an apportionment under
Part I. of this schedule shall be taken into account.
(2) The sum payable by or to any council or other authority affected by
Part IX. of the Act in respect of the increase of burden shall not exceed or
if payable by instalments or by way of annuity the capitalised value of tlie
instalments or annuity shall not exceed the average annual increase of burden
multiplied by fifteen.
(3) Any sum payable m respect of the cost of maintenance of main roadi,
shall be payable by way of annuity.
HUDDERSFIELD CORPORATION
ACT 1913.
To confer powers on the Mayor Aldermen and
Burgesses of the County Borough of
Huddersfield for the construction of Tram -
ways Street Works and Waterworks to
purchase the undertaking of the Commissioners
of the Deanhead Reservoir to
extend the , Borough Boundaries and to
make further and better provision with
regard to the Tramways Water and otlwr
undertakings of the Corporation and for
other purposes.
[RoYAL AssENT 15TH AmmsT 1913.]
3 & 4 GEo. V.-8Ess10N 1913.
J. HE~RY FIELD,
Town Clerk,
l{ t: DDERSl'IELD.
LEWI~. GREGORY & AXDER:-iO~,
2, MII,LHANK HuusE. \VEsr:.11:-.sTER, S. \\'.,
Parlutment(iry Agent~.

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