Shipley Urban District Council Act 1912

Publication Date:January 01, 1912
 
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Shipley Urban District Council Act 1912

(2 & 3 Geo. 5) c. lvi

An Act to confer further powers on the urban district council of Shipley in regard to their water gas and electricity undertakings and to make further and better provision for the improvement and local government of the district and for other purposes.

[7th August 1912]

[2 & 3 Geo. 5.] Shipley Urban District Council [Ch. lvi.] Act, 1912. CHAPTER lvi. An Act to confer further powers on the urban district A-D- 1912 council of Shipley in regard to their water gas and electricity undertakings and to make further and better provision for the improvement avid local government of the district and for 'other purposes. [7th August 1912.] W HEIiEAS the district of Shipley in the west riding of the county of York (in this Act called "the district") is an urban district within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1894 and is under the management and control of the Shipley Urban District Council (in this Act called "the Council"): And whereas it is expedient that the lord mayor aldermen. and citizens of the city of Bradford should he empowered to lease or grant to the Council for the purposes of the water undertaking of the Council and that the Council should be empowered to take a lease or grant of any rights over certain lands recently purchased by the said lord mayor aldermen and citizens from William Eerrand and William Harris Eerrand which the said lord mayor aldermen and citizens are or may be entitled to exercise : And whereas it is expedient that further powers as in this Act contained, should be conferred upon the Council with respect to their water gas and electricity undertakings: T L And whereas it is expedient to make further provision, in regard to streets and buildings in the district and that the powers of the Council in relation to the health local government and improvement of the district be enlarged as by tins Act provided; [Price 2s.] A 1 [Ch. lvi.] Shipley Urban District Council [2 & 3 Geo. 5.] Act, 1912. A.D. 1912. And whereas it is expedient that the other provisions contained in this Act be enacted : j And whereas the purposes of this Act cannot be effected without the authority of Parliament: i And whereas the following adoptive Acts are in force within the district (namely) :- The Infectious Disease (Notification.) Act 1889; The Infectious Disease (Prevention) Act 1890 sections 2 3 5 8 9 10 11 13 14 16 17 18 20 21 and 24; The Baths and Washhouses Acts 1846 to 1899 ; The Public Libraries Acts 1892 to 1901; The Private Street Works Act 1892; The Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1890 Parts II. III. IV. -. and V. ; The Notification of. Births Act-1907: ? ? And whereas an absolute majority of the whole number of the Council at a meeting held on the twenty-eightli day of November nineteen hundred and eleven after ten clear days' notice by public advertisement of such meeting and of the purpose thereof in the Shipley Times and Express a local newspaper circulating in the district such notice being in addition to the ordinary notices required for summoning such meeting resolved that the expense in relation to promoting the Bill for this Act should be charged on the district fund and general district rate : And whereas the said resolution was published twice in the M | said Shipley Times and Express and has received the approval of the Local Government Board: And .whereas the propriety of the promotion of the Bill for .this Act was confirmed by an absolute majority of the whole "L,,,~ - * u - ? fa number of the Council at a further special meeting held in pursuance of a similar notice on the thirtieth day of January nineteen hundred, and twelve being not less than fourteen days 4 - ' after the deposit of the Bill in Parliament: F # J 1 w ? ? ? And whereas in relation to the promotion of the Bill for this Act the requirements contained in .the Pirst Schedule to the Borough Punds Act, 1903 have been j - , May it therefore please Your Majesty/that it may be enacted and be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty by and 2 [2 & 3 Geo. 5.] Shipley Urban District Council [Oh. lvi.] Act, 1912. i with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal A.D. 1912. and Commons in this present Parliament assembled and by the authority of the same as follows (that is to say) : Part I. Preliminary. r 1. This Act may he cited as the Shipley Urban District Short title. Council Act 1912: 2. This Act is divided into Parts as follows : Division of Part I.Preliminary. Act into Parts. Part II.Water. Part III.Gas. :Par,t IY.Electricity. Part V.Streets Buildings Sewers and Drains. Part VI.Infectious Disease and Sanitary Pro- ^ visions. Part VII.Public Library Kate. Part VIII.Financial. Part IX.Miscellaneous. r r 3. The following Acts and parts of Acts (so far as the same Incorpora-are applicable for the purposes and are not inconsistent with tlon of Acts the provisions of this Act) are hereby incorporated with this Act (namely): ? (1) The Waterworks Clauses Act 1847 (except sections 75 to 82 with respect to the amount of profit to be received by the undertakers when the waterworks are carried on for their benefit and section 83 i1 relating to accounts) but that Act shall be read ? and have effect as if the words " with the consent in " writing of the owner or reputed owner of any such " house or of the agent of. such owner " were omitted j from section 44 (Undertakers to lay down communication pipes on request of occupier and with consent of owners) thereof; ' r+- . *. The Waterworks Clauses Act 1863; The Gasworks Clauses Act 1847:.(except .the provisions thereof with respect to the amount of profit to be received by th& undertakers when the gasworks are A 2 3 [Oh. lvi.] Shipley Urban District Council [2 & 3 Geo.' 5.]! Act, 1912. AAy- l9!2- carried on for their benefit and sections 38 13 and 47) ; and (1) The Gasworks Clauses Act 1871 (except sections 7 8 and 35 thereof). J.uterprcta- 4. In this Act the several words and expressions to -which tiou. meanings are assigned by the Acts wholly or partially incor- porated herewith or by the Public Health Agts have the same respective meanings unless there be something in the subject or L context repugnant to such construction And in this Act unless the subject or context otherwise requires " The district" means the urban district of Shipley in the west riding of the county of York; " rn The Council" means the urban district council of the T district; " The clerk " " the medical officer " " the surveyor " and the inspector of nuisances ' mean respectively the clerk the medical officer of health the surveyor and the inspector of nuisances of the district and respectively include a^iy person duly authorised to discharge temporarily the duties of those offices; " The district fund " and " the general district rate " mean respectively the district fund and the general district rate of the district; a a Infectious disease" means any infectious disease to which- 1 T i the Infectious Disease (Notification) Act 1889 for the time being applies within the district; Daily penalty" means a penalty for each day on which any offence is continued by a person after conviction; Statutory borrowing power " means any power whether or not coupled with a duty of borrowing or continuing on loan or reborrowing money or of redeeming or paying oif or creating or continuing payment of or in respect of any annuity rentcharge rent or other security representing or granted in lieu of consideration money for the time being existing under any Act of Parliament public or local passed or to be passed or under any Provisional Order confirmed by' Act of Parliament passed or to be passed or under any order or sanction of any Government department made or given or to be 1 i j [2 & 3 Geo. o.] Shipley Urbdii blah-id Comhdl [Oh., lvi.' ^, 1912. (( made or given by authority of any Act of Parliament A.U. un-2. passed or to be passed ; lie venues of the Council" includes the revenues of the Council from time to time arising from any land undertakings or other property for the time being of the Council and the rates or contributions leviable by or on the order or precept of the Council; " The Act of 1870 " " the Act of 1874 " " the Act of 1901 " and " the Act of 1901 " mean respectively the Shipley Gas Act 1870 the Shipley Local Government Act 1871 the Shipley Improvement Act 1901 and the Shipley Urban "District Council Act 1901. \ A\VV II. Water. 5. The lord mayor aldermen and citizens of the city of Power io Bradford may lease or grant to the Council and the Council /!ni' "ntimi may take a lease or grant of any rights over the lands forming to louse or part of Morton Moor and "Bindley Moor in the parishes of East #rant r; - c o 11111'* i i tz and West Morton and Bingley in the west riding of the county rights over of York and known as the Whetstone Allotment. Kirkstones or llll,(l^Il( Brown Seaves High Moor The Square The Penny Shaw Allotment ^n(| iunoiev the Low Moor Bingley Moor or Eerrands Moor and the Ash Mo01'- 4 House Allotment which the said lord mayor aldermen and citizens are or may be entitled to exercise. 6.(1) The Council may supply water for other than Supply hy domestic purposes on such terms and conditions as the Council mc,tsni'c-think fit and may supply water by measure either for domestic or other purposes and the moneys payable for the supply of water under this section shall be "recoverable in the same manner as water rates Provided always that no person s be entitled to a supply of water for other than domestic purposes if such supply would interfere with the sufficiency of the supply of water for domestic purposes. (2) Section 11 (Water for other than domestic purposes) of the Act of 1871 is hereby repealed. * 7.(1) A supply of water for domestic purposes shall not As to supply include a supply of water for cattle or for horses or for washing oF -v:,tor !or carriages or motor cars or a supply for any trade manufacture...

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