Nottingham Corporation Act 1947

Publication Date:January 01, 1947
 
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Nottingham Corporation Act 1947

(10 & 11 Geo. 6) c. xxxvi

An Act to authorise the lord mayor aldermen and citizens of the city of Nottingham and county of the same city to construct waterworks and to provide and work trolley vehicles on a further route to make further provision with regard to the water and transport undertakings of the said lord mayor aldermen and citizens to provide for the transfer to them of the yarn and textile testing bureau of the University College of Nottingham to make further financial provision and for other purposes.

[31st July 1947]

io & II Geo. 6. Nottingham Corporation Ch. xxxvi. Act, 1947. CHAPTER xxxvi. An Act to authorise the lord mayor aldermen and citizens of the city of Nottingham and county of the same city to construct waterworks and to provide and work trolley vehicles on a further route to make further provision with regard to the water and transport undertakings of the said lord mayor aldermen and citizens to provide for the transfer to them of the yarn and textile testing bureau of the University College of Nottingham to make further financial provision and for other purposes. [31st July 1947.] W HEREAS the city of Nottingham and county of the same city (in this Act called " the city ") is under the municipal and local government of the lord mayor aldermen and citizens of the city (in this Act called " the Corporation ") and the Corporation supply water within and in considerable areas outside the city: And whereas it is expedient to empower- the Corporation to construct and maintain'the pumping station well and other waterworks described in this Act: And whereas it is expedient to extend the time for the completion of certain of the waterworks authorised by the Nottingham Corporation Act 1938 and to confer the further 1 & 2 Geo. 6. powers upon :the Corporation with regard to their water c-xcv-undertaking contained in this Act: And whereas the Corporation carry on a transport undertaking within and beyond the city and it is expedient to empower the Corporation to provide and work trolley vehicles on the further route beyond the city described in this Act: And whereas it is expedient that the yarn and textile testing bureau authorised by the Nottingham Corporation Act 1925 i5&i6Geo.5. and the buildings appliances engines apparatus and plant c. tix. A 1 Ch. xxxvi. Nottingham Corporation io & II Geo. 6. Act, 1947.' at present forming part of the University College of Nottingham in the city should be transferred to the Corporation together with the powers rights and privileges which the said college are authorised to exercise with regard to the said bureau and that the other provisions with regard to the said bureau contained in this Act should be enacted: And whereas it is expedient that the powers of the Corporation with regard to the borrowing of money and the formation of funds and other financial matters should be enlarged as by this Act provided: And whereas it is expedient that the other provisions contained in this Act should be enacted: And whereas the purposes of this Act cannot be effected without the authority of Parliament: And whereas estimates have been prepared by the Corporation for and in connection with the following purposes: £ The purchase of lands and easements 4,150 The construction of so much of Water-work No. 1 authorised by this Act as does not consist of machinery ... 111,887 (c) The provision of machinery in ? con-; nection with Waterwork No. 1 authorised by this Act ... 65,593 (d) The construction of Waterworks Nos. 2 3 and 5- authorised by this Act , 304,112 (e) The construction of Waterwork No. 4 authorised by this Act ... 75,182 (/) The additional cost of the construction of the following waterworks authorised by the Act of 1938: (i)- So much of Waterworks .. Nos. ,1 and 5 as does not consist of machinery.. 55 323 (ii) The provision of machinery in connection with Waterworks Nos. 1 and 5 7 5I (iii) Waterworks Nos. 23679 12 and 13 34,728 . (iv) Waterworks Nos. 4 8 and 10 120,277 (v) Waterwork No. 11 5,982 (g) The provision of trolley vehicles ..." 4,426 (h) The provision of electrical equipment and the construction of other works- necessary for working trolley vehicles 11,ill 2 io & II Geo. 6. Nottingham Corporation Ch. xxxvi. Act, 1947. And whereas the several works included in such estimates respectively are permanent works and it is expedient that the Corporation should be empowered to borrow money for those purposes as provided by this Act: And whereas in relation to the promotion of the Bill for this Act the requirements of Part XIII of the Local Government ^3 & 24 Act 1933 have been observed: eo' 5' c' 5 And whereas plans and sections showing the lines and levels of the works authorised by this Act and showing the lands required or which may be taken for the purposes or under the powers of this Act and also a book of reference containing the names of the owners and lessees or reputed owners and lessees and of the occupiers of those lands were duly deposited with the clerk of the county council of the administrative county of Nottingham which plans sections and book of reference are in this Act respectively referred to as the deposited plans sections and book of reference: 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 as follows (that is to say): Part I. Preliminary. Division of Act into Parts. This Act may be cited as the Nottingham Corporation short title. Act 1947. Thisi Act is divided into Parts as follows (that is to say): Part I.Preliminary. Part II.Lands. Part III.Waterworks and water supply. Part IV.Trolley vehicles. Part V-Yarn and textile testing bureau; Part VI.Financial and.miscellaneous. 3. The following enactments (so far as the same are applic- incorporation able for the purposes and are not inconsistent with the provi- f Acts. sions of this Act) are hereby incorporated with this Act (namely): (1) The Lands Clauses Acts with the following exceptions . and modification.: .. (a) Section 92 (Parties not to be required to sell part of a house) and sections 127 to 132 of the A2 3 Ch. xxxvi. Nottingham Corporation io & n Geo. 6. Act, 1947. Part I. -i-cont. U'- 8 & 9 Vict. c. iS. Lands Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 (relating to the sale of superfluous lands) are not incorporated with this Act; (&) The bond required by section 85 of the Lands Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 shall be under the corporate seal of the Corporation and shall be sufficient without the addition of the sureties mentioned in that section: 8 & 9 Geo. 6. c. 42. (2) The following provisions of the Third Schedule to the Water Act 1945: Part II (Works and lands) except sections 2 7 and 9; -Part IV (Minerals1 underlying waterworks); In Part VI (Breaking open streets &c.) sections 22 23 (except paragraph (6) of the proviso to that section) 24 26 27 and 28; Part XIV (Pollution of water by manufacture - &c. of gas); In Part XVI (General and miscellaneous) sections 80 83 84 87 90 92 93 and 94: 8 & 9 Vict. (3) The provisions of the Railways Clauses Consolidation " "" Act 1845 with respect to the temporary occupation of lands near the railway during the construction thereof and in such provisions for the purposes of this Act " the railway " means the waterworks authorised by this Act and " the centre of the railway " means the centre of such waterworks respectively. Interpretation of terms. 26 Geo. 5. & 1 Edw. 8. c. 49. 4..(1) In this Act the several words and expressions to which meanings are assigned by the Acts wholly or partially incorporated herewith or by the Public Health Act 1936 shall have the same respective meanings unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction. (2) In this Act unless the subject or context otherwise requires " The city " means the city of Nottingham and county of the same city; " The Corporation " means the lord mayor aldermen and citizens of the city acting by the council of the city; ''The town clerk " means the town clerk of the city; "The. general rate fund " and " the general rate " mean respectively the general rate fund and the general rate of the city; 4 ?io & II Geo. 6. Nottingham Corporation Ch. xxxvi. Act, 1947. Each of the expressions set out in the first column of the part I. following table means the Act or Order set out cont. opposite thereto in the second column of that table: , '.' The Order of 1877 " The Nottingham and Dis- 40 & 41 Vict. trict Tramways Order c. cxxiv. 1877; " The Act of 1897 " The Nottingham Improve- 60 & 61 Vict. ment Act 1897; . c. ccxxxviii. " The Act of 1899 " The Nottingham Corpora- 62 & 63 Vict. tion Act 1899; c- ci.- " The Act of 1900 " The Nottingham Corpora- 63 & 64 Vict. tion Act 1900; c. cxxxii. -" The Act of 1902 " The Nottingham Corpora- 2 Edw. 7. tion Act 1902; c- ccxxxiii. " The Act of 1905 " The Nottingham Corpora- 5 Edw. 7. tion Act 1905; c- clxxv- " The Act of 1910 " The Nottingham Corpora- f E^w- 7- tion Act 1910; c xliv " The Act of 1913 " The Nottingham Corpora- 3 & 4 Geo. 5. tion Act 1913; c. cxiii. " The Act of 1920 " The Nottingham Corpora- 10 & n tion Act 1920; Geo. 5. c. lxvi. " The Act of 1923 " The Nottingham Corpora- 13 & 14 tion Act 1923; Geo. 5.C. c. " The Act of 1925 " The Nottingham Corporation Act 1925; " The Act of 1929 " The Nottingham Corpora- I9 & 20 tion Act 1929; Ge0.5-c.bd http://Ge0.5-c.bd . " The Act of 1930 " The Nottingham Corpora- 20 & 21 tion Act 1930; Geo-.5' "-'? C. CX1V. " The Act of 1938 " The Nottingham Corporation Act 1938;. " The Lands Clauses Acts " means the Lands Clauses Acts as modified by the Acquisition of Land (Assess- 9 & 10 Geo. 5, ment of Compensation) Act 1919 and by this Act; c- 57-" The county " means the administrative county of Nottingham; " The county council " means the...

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