Page images
PDF
EPUB

Filth, pro

Nuisances LXIV. And be it further enacted, That if any and Annoy- Person or Persons shall, in any Street or public ances from

o Cars Place in any parochial or other District within the pets, breaking Jurisdiction of this Act, at any Time or Times Horses, driv- hereafter, beat or dust any Carpet or Carpets; or

rrows. shall drive any Carriage or Carriages, for the Purand Carriages on Pave" pose of breaking, exercising, or trying Horses; or ments, and shall ride any Horse, Mare, or Gelding, for the throwing

Purpose of exercising, airing, trying, shewing, or

exposing such Horse, Mare, or Gelding for Sale, hibited.

(otherwise than by passing through such Streets or other public Places); or shall throw, cast, or lay, or shall cause, permit, or suffer to be thrown, cast, or laid, or to remain, any Ashes, Dust, Dirt, Rubbish, Offal, Dung, Soil, Blood, or other Filth or Annoyance, or any Matter or Thing, in or upon the Carriageway or Footway Pavement of any such Street or other public Place in any parochial or other District within the Jurisdiction of this Act ; or shall kill, slaughter, scald, dress, or cut up any Beast, Swine, Calf, Sheep, Lamb, or other Cattle, in or so near to any of the said Streets or other public Places as that any Blood or Filth shall run or flow upon or over, or be on any or either of such Pavements; or shall run, roll, drive, draw, or place, or cause, permit, or suffer to be run, rolled, driven, drawn, or placed, upon any of the said Footway Pavements of any Street or public Place in any parochial or other District within the Jurisdiction of this Act, any Waggon, Cart, Dray, Sledge, or other Carriage, or any Wheel, Wheelbarrow, Handbarrow, or Truck, or any Hogshead, Cask,or Barrel, or shall wilfully ride, lead, or drive any Horse, Ass, Mule, or other Beast, upon any of the Footway Pavements aforesaid ; then and in every such Cafe it shall and may be lawful to and for any Justice of the Peace for the City, Borough, or County wherein any such parochial or other District may be situate, and he is hereby required, upon Complaint to him made upon Oath or Affirmation of One or more

credible

credible Witness or Witnesses, to issue a Summons requiring such Offender or Offenders to appear before him at fuch Time and Place as shall be in such Summons specified; or it shall and may be lawful to and for any Person or Persons whomsoever, who shall see any such Offence committed, if he or they shall think proper, to seize, and also for any other Person or Persons to assist in seizing, such Offender or Offenders by the Authority of this Act, and by such Authority, and without any other Authority or Warrant whatsoever, to convey such Offender or Offenders before some Justice of the Peace for the City, Borough, or County wherein any such parochial or other District may be situate; and upon the Party or Parties appearing in pursuance . of such Summons, or not appearing after having been so fummoned, or being brought before such Justice when so seized or otherwise, he the said Juftice shall proceed to examine upon Oath or Affirmation any Witness or Witnesses who shall appear or be produced to give Evidence touching such Offence; and if the Party or Parties accused shall be convicted of any or either of the Offences aforesaid upon his or their own Confession, or upon the Oath or Affirmation of one or more credible Witness or Witnesses as aforesaid, then and in every such Case the Person or Persons so convicted shall forfeit and pay a Sum not less than Forty Shillings nor exceeding Five Pounds for each and every Offence; and that one Moiety of every such Penalty shall be paid to the Informer or Informers, or to the Person or Persons who shall apprehend such Offender or Offenders ; and the other Moiety thereof shall be paid to the Treasurer or Treasurers of the Commissioners, Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements in the Streets or public Places in the parochial or other District wherein any such Offence or Offences shall have been committed.

LXV. And

H

2

pays have beets for

Annoyances

LXV. And be it further enacted, That if any from Stalls, Person or Persons at any Time or Times hereafter Wares and

fall set or place, or cause or permit to be set other Matters or placed by any Servant or Person employed by prohibited, him, her, or them, or otherwise, any Stall Board, and punish- Chopping Block, Shew Board, on Hinges or otherable on Re

wise, Basket, Wares, Merchandize, Casks, or Goods newal after Notice ; and of any kind whatsoever ; or shall hoop, place, wash, all such Ar- or cleanse, or cause to be hooped, washed, or ticles may be cleansed, any Pipe, Barrel, Cask, or Vessel, in or seized and

upon or over any part of the Carriage or Footways fold.

in any Streets or public Places in any parochial or other District within the Jurisdiction of this Act ; or shall set out, lay, or place, or cause or procure, permit or suffer to be set out, laid, or placed, any Coach, Cart, Wain, Waggon, Dray, Wheelbarrow, Handbarrow, Sledge, Truck, or other Carriage upon any of the said Carriage Ways, (except such Coaches, Chariots, and Chairs as have been or shall be hereafter licensed by the Commissioners for regulating and licensing Hackney Coaches, Chariots, and Chairs, and which stand for Hire according to the Statutes and Bye-Laws made for those Purposes), and also except for the necessary Time of loading or unloading any Cart, Wain, Waggon, Dray, Sledge, Truck, or other Carriage, or taking up or setting down any Fare, or waiting for Passengers when actually hired, or harnessing or unhar. nessing the Horses from any Coach, Čart, Wain, Waggon, Dray, Sledge, Truck, or other Carriage ; or if any Person or Persons shall set or place, or cause to be set or placed, in or upon or over any of the said Carriage or Footways, any Timber, Stones, Bricks, Lime, or other Materials or Things for building whatsoever (unless the same shall be inclosed as in and by any local Act or Acts of Parliament, or by this Act, or some of them, may be directed), or any other Matters or Things whatsoever; or shall hang out or expose, or cause or permit to be hung

ou

out or exposed, any Meat or Offal, or other Matter or Thing whatsoever, from any House or Houses or other Buildings or Premises belonging to or occupied by him, her, or them, over any part of either of such Pavements, or over any Area 'or Areas of any Houses or other Buildings or Premises, or shall place or put out, or cause or permit to be placed or put out, any Garden or other Pots (except the same Ihall be perfectly secured from falling, to the Satisfaction of the Commissioners or Trustees or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements in any such parochial or other District, or of their Surveyor of the Pavements for the Time being), or any other Matter or Thing, from and on the Outside of the Front or any other Part of any House or Houses, or other Buildings or Premises, over or next unto any such Street or public Place; and shall not immediately remove all or any such Matters or Things, being thereunto required by any Surveyor or Surveyors of Pavements, or by any other Person or Persons employed or appointed by the Commissioners, Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements in any paro. chial or other District ; and whether the same shall have been so set or placed, exposed or put out by himself, herself, or themselves personally, or by any of his, her, or their Servants, or by any Person or Persons employed by him, her, or them, and shall not continue and keep the same so removed; or if any Person or Persons, having, in pursuance of any fuch Requisition or Requisitions as aforesaid, removed or caused to be removed any such Stall Board, Shew Board, Chopping Block, Basket, Wares, Merchandize, Casks, Goods, Coach, Cart, Wain, Waggon, Dray, Wheelbarrow, Handbarrow, Sledge, Truck, Carriage, Timber, Stones, Bricks, Lime, Meat, Offal, Garden Pots, or other Matters or Things, shall' at any Time thereafter again set, lay, or place, expose, or put out, or cause, procure, permit, or suffer to be again set, laid, or placed,

H 3

exposed exposed or put out, the same or any of them, or any other Stall Board, Shew Board, Chopping Block, Basket, Wares, Merchandize, Goods, Coach, Cart, Wain, Waggon, Dray, Wheelbarrow, Handbarrow, Sledge, Truck, Timber, Stones, Bricks, Lime, Meat, Offal, Garden Pots, or other Matters or Things whatsoever (save and except as aforesaid), in or upon or over any of the Carriage or Footways of or next unto any Streets or public Places within the same parochial or other District as aforesaid ; then and in every such Case it shall and may be lawful to and for any Justice of the Peace for the City, Borough, or County wherein the said parochial or other District may be situate, and he is hereby required, upon Complaint to him made by any One or more credible Witness or Witnesses upon Oath, to issue a Summons requiring the Person or Persons accused of such Offence, or the Owner or Owners of the Goods, Materials, Meat, Offal, Garden Pots, Matters or Things, or of the Coaches, Carts, Waggons, Drays, Wheelbarrows, Handbarrows, Sledges, Trucks, or other Carriages which shall be so set or placed, exposed or set out, or the Master or Masters of the Person or Persons, by whose Servants, or by the Person or Persons employed by whom, such Offence shall have been committed, to appear before him, or before any other Justice of the Peace for the same City, Borough, or County, as shall be then or there present, at such Time and Place as shall be in such Summons.fpex cified, and then and there to proceed to examine upon Oath or Affirmation any Witness or Witnesses who shall appear or be produced to give Evidence touching such Offence; and if the Person or Persons so offending shall be convicted of any or either of the Offences aforesaid, upon his, her, or their own Confession, or upon the Oath or Affirmation of One or more credible Witness or Witnesses as aforesaid, he, she, or they who shall be so convicted, and the Owner or Owners of such Goods, Mate.

14

rials,

« PreviousContinue »