Bognor Improvement Act 1835

Publication Date:January 01, 1835
 
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Bognor Improvement Act 1835

(5 & 6 Will. 4) c. ci

An Act for paving, lighting ,watching ,and otherwise improving the Town of Bognor in the County of Sussex, and for amending and enlarging Two Acts of Parliament passed in theThird and Sixth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth relating to the said Town.

[21 August 1835]

ANNO QUINTO & SEXTO mUMLMl IV. REGIS. ***-********************************-***************-*' Cap. ci. An Act for paving, lighting, watching, and otherwise improving the Town of Bognor in the County,of Sussex, and for amending and enlarging Two Acts of Parliament passed in the Third and Sixth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth relating to the said Town. [21st August 1835;] W HEREAS an Act was passed in the Third Year of, the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled An Act to 3G. 4. c. 57. establish a Market, for the Sale of Butchers Meat and other Articles-,- arid to repair and amend certain Roads in the Town or Tithing o/"Bognor/w the County of Sussex :- And whereas another Act was passed in the Sixth Year of the Reign of His said late Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled An Act to amend an Act passed in the Third Tear of the 6G.4.c. 135. Reign of His present Majesty, intituled ' An Act to. establish a Market, for the Sale of Butchers Meat and other Articles, and to repair and amend certain Roads in the Town or Tithing o/"Bognor in the County of Sussex ;' by which Acts certain Powers were given and granted to certain .Persons therein named, and from Time to Time to be % appointed Commissioners for the several Purposes therein contained respectively : And whereas it is expedient that certain .Powers and Provisions in the said recited Acts contained should be* renewed, altered, amended, and enlarged in man ner herein-after mentioned, and it is also expedient that Powers should be granted for erecting and repairing Groin?, Sea Defences, and other Works upon the Sea Beach for.the Protection of the said Town from the Eni ero'achments of the Sea, and also for preventing the taking away without \_Local.~ file:///_Local.~ ] 34 D Authority 3050 Property and Powers vested in ? Commissioners under recited Acts extended to those appointed under'this Act. Acts of Commissioners under recited Acts con- . firmed, notwithstanding any possible Invalidity in their Appointment. Commissioners appointed. 5&6GULIELMI IV. Cap.cl Authority of Sand, Stones, Rocks, Boulders, Shingle, and other Materials from and off the said Sea Beach within certain Limits, and for paving, cleansing, lighting, and watering the said Town, and preventing Nuisances and Annoyances therein, and for regulating Pleasure Boats, Hackney Coaches, Chaises, Sedan Chairs, Flies, Bathing Machines, Carts or Carriages, and the Owners or Drivers thereof, within the said Town, and for otherwise improving the said Town : And whereas it is expedient that Monies should be levied and raised for carrying the Purposes aforesaid into effect : And ? whereas the several Objects aforesaid cannot be effected without the Aid and Authority of Parliament: 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 assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That from and immediately after the passing of this Act all Property, both Real and Personal, and also* all Powers and Authorities which, under or by virtue of the said recited Acts or of.either of them, is, are,' or ought to be, at the passing of this Act, vested in the Commissioners for putting into execution the said recited Acts and each of them, shall, by force of this Act, and without any Conveyance, Assignment, Transfer, or other Assurance, be and be considered fully and effectually vested in the Commissioners for putting this Act into execution. II. And whereas Doubts may exist as to the Validity of the Acts done by any Person acting as a Commissioner in the Execution of the said recited Acts or either of them in consequence of Illegality or Informality in the Appointment of such Person, and as to the personal Liability of such Person in consequence of such illegal or informal Appointment; be it therefore enacted, Thai no Deed, Conveyance, Mortgage, Assignment, Agreement, Contract, Bond, or other Security, nor any Transaction, Act, Matter, or Thing, made, done, or executed by any Person as aforesaid, either solely or jointly with any other Person acting as such Commissioner, ?shall be .impeached, affected, invalidated, or rendered void or voidable, nor shall any such Person so acting as aforesaid be subject or liable to any Pains, Penalties, Forfeitures, or Proceedings, either civil or criminal, in respect thereof, for or by reason only of any Illegality or Informality in the Appointment of any such Person so acting as aforesaid, but that every such Deed, Conveyance, Mortgage, Assignment, Agreement, Contract, Bond, or other Security, Transaction, Act, Matter, or Thing, shall be as valid to all Intents and Purposes as if the Person.by whom the same may have been made, done,, or executed as a Commissioner as aforesaid had been duly appointed a Commissioner, and was duly qualified to act as such, HI. And be it further enacted, That the Right Honourable Arthur Saunders Earl of Arran in Ireland, Richard Brown, Sir John Chetwode Baronet, Richard Clark, Richard Jones Colley, the Reverend Edward Eedle, Patrick Perse Fitzpatrick, William Hardwick, the Reverend James Hoggins, John Peche, Thomas Rusbridger, Josias Henry Stracey, Daniel Wonham, Thomas Bennett, Arthur Biristead, William Bicknell, James Bur-bidge, Richard Coffin, Edward Curtiss, Richard Groom, John Price Gruggen, Richard Hosier senior, Richard Hasler junior, Robert Knapton, James Sholto Middleton, Thomas Madgwick, John Ord, John Osborn, Charles Osborn, Charles Payne, George Peskett, Reverend Arthur Richard Stert, JqhnStapley\ James Smith, Christopher Teesdale, William Thompson, Richard William Turner, Nathaniel Turner, Thomas Wooten, William Kimber Wonham, John ^&60GULIELMr IV. CapM 3$J JohnVer?i Andrew Lavering'Sdrel, John,Sherwood', Garter Draper, Richard-,, GrattanClark, Henry Wordsworth, William Banbury junior^ John-Humphrey,^ Edward Warner^. David. Hickenbotham, Thomas Brown, Benjamin Broaden bridge* Francis Graham Moon, John Coles Fourdrinter, and their Successors^ to be appointed in manner herein-after mentioned, shall be and they,; are; hereby appointed the only Commissioners for putting the said recited Acts);; and this Act into execution, IV. And be it further enacted, That all the Powers, Authorities, Direq.-AU the tions, Provisions, Penalties, Forfeitures, Regulations, Clauses, Matters, and :Fow?r.8and ) Things contained iri the herein-before recited Acts (except such of tbewj^'lted'Acts^ o'r such Parts: thereof, respectively as are repealed, altered, or .otherwise,1 (except as.-' provided for by this Act,) shall extend and be construed to extend to .this, herein ex-' Act,, and shall apply and be in execution for the Purposes of this Act, asceP*ed^x";. ' fully and effectually, to all Intents and Purposes whatsoever, a.s if the same .^e't0,*-s Powers, Authorities, Directions, Provisions,: Penalties, Forfeitures, Clauses,;; Matters, and Things had been herein repeated and re-enacted with relation;: thereto. V. And be it further enacted, That (except where the Commissioners officers un- under this Act shall expressly provide the contrary) the Treasurer ,or der recited Treasurers, Clerk, Collector or Collectors, Receiver or Receivers, and ^ct^.tbe Surveyor or Surveyors for the Time being under the said recited Acts, shall 0f ti,;s ^ct. be the Treasurer or Treasurers, Clerk, Collector or Collectors, Receiver/ or Receivers, Surveyor or Surveyors, for the Execution of this Act: Pro... vided always, that the Salaries, Wages, and" Allowances to be paid to and the Securities"to be taken from every of the.said Officers shall be such as the said Commissioners shall think reasonable with reference to the.said recited Acts and this Act. VI. And be it further enacted, That so much of the said recited Acts.as Mee'tingsanU relates to the Meetings and to the Qualification and Disqualification of Qualification Commissioners, and to the Oath of Qualification, and, the Election of new . ommis" Commissioners, shall be: and the same is hereby repealed.. pealed^ VII. And be it further enacted, That no Person shall be capable of acting Declaration as a Commissioner under this Act (except so far as regards the Power of-of Qualifica-tehderirig the Declaration in Writing: hereby directed to be subscribed)_ tion. unless he shall have previously subscribed the same Declaration before Two or more of the said Commissioners for the Time being, which they are hereby authorized and required to tender, and which Declaration shall be in the Words or to the Effect following : * T A- B. hereby declare, That I am Owner or Occupier of a Messuage,. \.-. Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments in the Town or Tithing of '-Bognor. in the County of Sussex of the yearly Value of Twenty-five. f Pounds, and am also possessed of a Personal Estate, or of a-Real and Personal Estate together,.of the Value of Five hundred Pounds, [W that; '.jam in my own. Right, or in right of my Wife, or as Trustee, for: "a {': Feme Covert, Infant, or others, in the actual Possession or Receipt of ' the Rents and Profits of Lands, Tenements, r.and Hereditaments, situate, f; within the .Town or Tithing of Bognor in the Countyof Sussex of:. the; ',; yearly Value of Forty . Pounds, or am Tenant or.Occupjer^pf Lands, Terierneritsi 3052 5 & 6 GULIELMI IV. Cap.cZ Tenements, and Hereditaments situate within the said Town or of the yearly Value of Forty Pounds,] and that I will truly, faithfully; and-impartially, according'to the best of my Skill and Judgment, execute and...

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