Ministry of Health Provisional Orders Confirmation (No.7) Act 1920

Publication Date:January 01, 1920
 
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Ministry of Health Provisional Orders Confirmation (No.7) Act 1920

(10 & 11 Geo. 5) c. cxiv

An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders of the Minister of Health relating to Birkenhead Derby Dunheved otherwise Launceston Great Yarmouth Wakefield and Widnes.

[4th August 1920]

[10 & 11 Geo. 5.] Ministry of Health Provisional [Ch. Cxiv.] Orders Confirmation (No. 7) Act, 1920. CHAPTER cxiv. An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders of the Minister A.D. 1920. of Health relating to Birkenhead Derby Dunheved other-wise Launceston Great Yarmouth Wakefield and Widnes. [4th August 1920.] W HEREAS the Minister of Health has made the Provisional Orders set forth in the Pirst Schedule hereto under the provisions of the Public Health Act 1875 and the Provisional 38 & 39 Vict. Order set forth in the Second Schedule hereto under the provi- c* 55-sions of the Public Health Act 1875 and the Local Government 5i&52Vict. Act 1888: And whereas it is requisite that the said Orders should be confirmed hy Parliament: Be it therefore 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 assemhled and by the authority of the same as follows: Orders in Schedules confirmed. Short title. 1. The Orders as altered and set out in the Schedules hereto shall be and the same are herehy confirmed and all the provisions thereof shall have full validity and force. 2. This Act may be cited as the Ministry of Health Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 7) Act 1920. [Price 2s. Sd. Net.] A I [Ch. CXiv.] Ministry of Sealth Provisional [10 & 11 Geo. 5.] Orders Confirmation (No. 7) Act, 1920. a.d. 1920. SCHEDULES. THE FIRST SCHEDULE. BOROUGH OP BIRKENHEAD. Birkenhead Provisional Order for altering the Birkenhead Corporation {F0*Ur} Aci 1881 the Birhenhead Corporation Act 1897 the Birkenhead Corporation (Ferries) Act 1897 and the Birkenhead Corporation Act 1914. To the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Birkenhead; And to all others whom it may concern. WHEREAS the Borough of Birkenhead (hereinafter referred to as "the Borough") is an Urban Sanitary District of which the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses acting by the Council (hereinafter referred to as " the Corporation") are the Urban Sanitary Authority and there 44 & 45 Vict. af6 in force in the Borough the unrepealed provisions of the Birken- c. cliii. head Corporation Act 1881 (hereinafter referred to as " the Act of 60 & 61 Vict. 1881") the Birkenhead Corporation Act 1897 (hereinafter referred to 60 A 61 Vict as " *ne Corporation Act of 1897 ") the Birkenhead Corporation (Ferries) c c. Act 1897 (hereinafter referred to as " the Ferries Act of 1897 ") and 4 & 5 Geo. 5. ^e Birkenhead Corporation Act 1914 (hereinafter referred to as " the. c Lxxxvi Act of 1914") (all of which Acts are hereinafter together referred to. as " the Local Acts") as altered by certain other Local Acts and certain Provisional Orders duly confirmed by Parliament which do not affect the subject-matter of this Order; And whereas the Corporation own maintain and work certain ferries across the River Mersey; And whereas by Section 257 of the Act of 1881 the Corporation were empowered to borrow for ferry purposes sums not exceeding forty thousand pounds and in addition thereto the Corporation were by Section 17 of the Ferries Act of 1897 empowered to borrow for the ferry purposes of the Ferries Act of 1897 any sum not exceeding thirty-eight thousand pounds; And whereas by virtue of Section 211 of the Act of 1881 Section 6 of the Ferries Act of 1897 and Section 20 of the Corporation Act of 1897 the Corporation Rre prevented from demanding or taking a greater 2 ? - [10 & 11 Geo. 5.} Ministry of Health Provisional [Oh. Cxiv.] Orders Confirmation (No. 7) Act, 1920. ferry toll or make any greater charges for ferryage than the amount A.D. 1920. specified in Schedule E to the Act of 1881 annexed; D., : , And whereas the Corporation have made application to the ^T*^ Minister of Health for the issue of a Provisional Order to alter or amend the Local Acts in the manner hereinafter set forth: Now therefore the Minister of Health in pursuance of the powers given to him by Section 303 of the Public Health Act 1875 and by 38 fc 39 Vict. any other Statutes in that behalf hereby orders that from' and after c- 55, the date of the Act of Parliament confirming this Order the Local Acts shall be altered so that the following provisions shall take effect namely: Art. I.(1) The Corporation may borrow at interest such sums Additional not exceeding in the whole the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand borrowing DOWfirs for pounds and with the sanction of the Minister of Health such additional ferry pur-sums as may from time to time be required for the purposes of their poses-ferry undertaking in addition to any moneys which they are authorised to borrow under the Act of 1881 and the Ferries Act of 1897. The moneys borrowed under subdivision (1) of this Article shall be repaid within twenty years from the date of borrowing except as to moneys borrowed with the sanction of the Minister of Health which shall be repaid within such period as the Corporation with the sanction of the said Minister determine. The sums required for payment of interest on or for or towards repayment of moneys borrowed on mortgage under this Order shall be payable out of the revenue of the ferry undertaking and if and so far as that revenue proves insufficient the borough fund and borough rate or out of the interest rate as the case may be. The provisions of Sections 12 14 16 and 17 of the Act of 1914 shall apply to moneys borrowed under this Order as if they were in terms re-enacted herein and expressly made applicable to those moneys. Art. II. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Act of 1881 Increase of and the Ferries Act of 1897 the Corporation may from time to time feiry tolls . , j. aad charges demand and take ferry tolls and charges for ferryage not exceeding for ferryage, those .set forth in the Schedule to this Order: Provided that no such tolls and charges other than or exceeding those at present authorised shall be demanded or taken without the approval of the Minister of Transport. Art. III. This Order may be cited as the Birkenhead (Ferries) Short title. Order 1920. A3 3 A.D. 1920. Birkenhead (Ferries) Order. [Oh. CXiv.] Ministry of Health Provisional [10 & 11 Geo. 5.] Orders Confirmation (No. 7) Act, 1920. SCHEDULE. Ferry Tolls. For carrying each person who shall not be a contractor or ticket holder as after mentioned from the slips quays or landing stages of the mayor aldermen and burgesses of the Borough of Birkenhead across the River Mersey to the landing-stage or place appropriated to ferry steamers belonging to the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board or vice versa by the boats of the Corporation (between the hours of five o'clock in the morning and twelve o'clock at night) a sum not exceeding ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3d. For carrying as aforesaid any such person at and after the hour of twelve o'clock at night and before the hour of five o'clock in the morning a sum not exceeding ... ... ... ... ... dd. For : For Six n -v 1 Calendar Une i ear. I -,- ai_ . | Months. For Three Calendar Months. For carrying as aforesaid one person who"" shall contract with the Corporation by payment in advance from such date as the Corporation may fix excepting at }? and after the hour of 12 o'clock at night and before the hour of 5 o'clock in the morning not exceeding _, £ s. d. 3 7 6 £ *. d. 2 5 0 £ s. d. 1 10 0 ? i I Conveyance of Horse Vehicles &c. Cart (two wheels) Cab or hansom ... Carriage or phaeton Float (small) (large) Handcart under 4 feet 6 inches over 4 feet 6 inches Hearse Lorry or waggon ... exceeding 18 feet... Brougham or mourning coach Oil tank wagon ... ... ' Trap Truck (hand) small (large) 4: Maximum s. d. 4 0 2 6 3 0 3 0 4 6 ...10 2 0 ... 10 0 4 6 6 0 4 6 5 0 2 6 0 6 1 0 [10 & 11 Geo. 5.] Ministry of Mealth Provisional [Ch. CXiv.] Orders Confirmation (No. 7) Act, 1920. Van- Furniture Parcels delivery (two wheels) , (four ) Undertakers Wagonette or omnibus One horse Two horses ... Three horses ... Four horses ... Wheelbarrow axir num. A.D. 1920. s. 6 4 d. 0 0 Birkenhead (Ferries) Order. 4 6 4 0 5 0 i 6 10 0 15 0 1 0 The above rates to include the conveyance of one-horse vehicles except wagonettes or omnibuses If extra horses are used an additional rate of 9d. per'horse to be payable. Conveyance of Motor oe Steam Vehicles. Motor vehicles Ambulance Bicycle and trader's side-car ... Oar or chassis not exceeding 11 feet 14 exceeding 14 feet three wheels two seats ... Cars by passenger steamers when goods boats are not running ... Omnibus (small) hotel or railway Charabanc or omnibus ... Delivery van up to 15 cwt. ,, ,, ,, uu ,, ... ... ... over 25 ; Lorry or wagon with trailer Hearse Taxi-cab Tractor engine Oil tank wagon Furniture van Steam vehicles Tractor engine Roller and crane A3 Maxin s. aui d. 5 0 1 0 2 6 3 0 4 0 2 0 20 0 6 0 10 0 3 0 4 0 6 0 10 0 15 0 10 0 2 6 10 0 4 6 10 0 10 0 35 0 10 0 6 [Oh. Cxiv.] Ministry of Eealth Provisional [10 & 11 Geo. 5.] Orders Confirmation (No. 7) Act, 1920. A.D. 1920. Birkenhead (Fernet) Order. Conveyance of Live Stock. Cattle per head ... Calves Dog Horse or donkey- Sheep or pig (dead or alive) per 100 ... Maximum. s. d. 0 6 3 9 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 20 Conveyance of Light Goods and Parcel Traffic (at Owner's Risk). s. d. Weight not exceeding 14 lbs 0 4 0 6 0 8 0 10 1 0 28 56 84 112 and 3d. for each additional 28 lbs. Articles not particularly enumerated hereon as per special arrangement. The tolls above mentioned for the conveyance of vehicles or animals to include the fare for the driver or drover. An additional charge for overhanging loads on the following scale : 8. d. 5 feet and under 30 feet ... ... ... 0 6 10 15 0 9 15 20 1 0 Over 20 2 0 Double tolls on bicycles hand-carts parcels &c. carried by the night...

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