London Gazette (11/Nov/1846) - Holme Reservoirs

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Holme Reservoirs.

Alteration of Rates, Additional Loan, and Amendment Bill.

Notice is hereby given, that application is intended to be made to Parliament in the next session, for a Bill to alter and amend the powers and provisions of an Act, passed in the session of Parliament holden in the seventh year of the reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled "An Act for making and maintaining certain reservoirs in the several townships of Holme, Cartworth, Austonley, Upperthong, Wooldale, and Hepworth, in the scveral parishes of Kirkburton and Almondbury, in the west riding of the county of York;" in which Bill it is also intended to alter the rates and duties granted by such Act, and to authorise the levying of new rates and duties, and to confer, vary, or extinguish exemptions from payment of rates and duties, and other rights and privileges.

And notice is also given, that it is further in tended, in the said Bill, to authorise "the Commissioners of the Holme Reservoirs," incorporated by the said Act, to borrow an additional sum of money for the purposes of the undertaking sanctioned thereby, and to grant unto them such further and other powers as may be proper and necessary.

Dated this fifth day of November 1846.

Will. Jacomb, Solicitor, Huddersfield, Clerk to the Commissioners.