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any local Ad or Acts of Parliament, or to this Act, or to the Common or Statute Law, may be impounded; and may appoint any person or Persons to inhabit and take Care of such Houses, Offices, and other Places of Meeting, and to have the Custody and Care of such Books, Vouchers, and Documents, and to take Care of and superintend such Places of Deposit as aforesaid; and may appoint the Fees and Charges which shall be paid and payable, and which may be demanded on or for the Deposit and safe Custody of any fuch Articles so seized, or of any Horses, Beasts, Cattle, Animals, or other Things which shall be there impounded as aforesaid; and that the same Fees and Charges shall be so paid before any such Articles or Things shall be given up or restored to any persons whomsoever, or Thall and may be deducted out of the Proceeds. of any Appraisement or Sale of any such Articles and l'hings, and which may be effected thereof under and by virtue of any local Act or Acts of Parliament, or of this Act.

CX. And be it further enacted, That the Clerk Meetings to or Clerks to the said Commissioners or Trustees, or be given. other Persons having the Control of the Pavements

in the Streets or public Places in any parochial or other District within the Jurisdiction of this Act, shall, at least One Day previous to any General Meeting of the faid Commiffioners or Trustees or other Persons as aforesaid, cause a Notice to be left for every such Commissioner or Trustee or other Person at his Dwelling House or Office, or last or usual Place of Abode, in such parochial or other District, of every such General Meeting, and of the Place and Time when and where such General

Meeting is intended to be held. Meetings CXI. And be it further enacted, That in case may be ad.

Five Commissioners or Trustees or other Persons as journed, if an adequate

"aforesaid shall not attend at any such General Meet. Number doing within One Hour after the Time appointed for not attend. such Meetings respectively, it shall and may be law

ful ful to and for the Clerk or Clerks to such Commissioners or Trustees or other Persons as aforesaid to declare such General Meeting to be adjourned until a future Time, within Seven Days after such Meeting was appointed to be or ought to have been held, and forthwith to caufe Notice of such Adjournment to be left for every such Commissioner or Trustee or other Person having the Control of the Pavements in the Streets or public Places in such parochial or other Distriệt within the Jurisdiction of this Act, in Manner herein-before mentioned and directed.

ÇXII, And be it further enacted, That at each At Meetings and every General Meeting of the said Commissioners a Chairman or Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of to thę Pavements as aforesaid, any One Commiffioner or Trustee or other Perfon, then present, who shall be denominated by the Majority of the Com. missioners or Trustees or other Persons as aforesaid present at any such Meeting, shall prefide at every such Meeting, and take the Chair as Chairman of such Meeting ; and in case of an Equality of Votes on any Transaction, including the, Vote of the Chairman, the Chairman at such Meeting shall, have another or the casting Vote.

CXIII. And be it further enacted, That if anys
Five or more of the Commisfioners or Trustees, or General

my Special other Persons having the Control of the Pavements Meetings in the Streets or public Places in any parochial or may be conother-District within the Jurildiction of this Act,

by Emergencies. shall on any Occafion think it neceffary or expedient to call or convene a Special General Meeting of the said Commissioners or Trustees or other Persons, is Thall and may be lawful for such Five or more Com missioners or Trustees or other Persons to direct their Clerk or Clerks for the Time being to summon such Special General Meeting of the said Commis, sioners or Trustees or other Persons respectively, to be afsembled at the ufual Place of Meetings, and as fuch Fime as the faid Five or more Commillioners

or

or Trustees or other Persons as aforesaid shall direct, by a Notice specifying the particular Object of such Special General Meeting, and of which Special General Meeting Notice shall be accordingly given by the Clerk or Clerks in the Manner herein-before

directed to be given of any General Meeting Proceedings CXIV. And be it further enacted, That all Acts, at Meetings

S. Orders, and Proceedings of the said Commissioners,

Ord to be entered in Books,

Trustees, or other Persons as aforesaid at any of their which shall Meetings, shall be entered in a Book or Books to be be good kept by their Clerk or Clerks for the Time being Evidence.

for that Purpose, and shall be signed by fuch Clerk or Clerks; and that all such Orders and Proceedings shall then be deemed and taken to be original Acts, Orders, and Proceedings; and such Book or Books shall and may be produced and read as Evi: dence of all such Ads, Orders, and Proceedings, upon any Appeal or Trial or Information, or any Proceeding Civil or Criminal, and in any Court or Courts of Law or Equity whatsoever ; and that it shall not be necessary upon any Appeal or Trial or Information or Proceeding, or upon any Occafion, to prove the Appointment of such Clerk or Clerks; and that within Ten Years after the Date of any such Acts, Orders, and Proceedings, Proof of the Hand-writing of such Clerk or Clerks shall alone be necessary to verify his or their Appointment, and the Accuracy of such Entries of such Acts, Orders, and Proceedings; and that after the Expiration of Ten Years from the Date of any such A&ts, Orders, and Proceedings, no other Proof shall be necessary, or shall be required of his or their Appointment, or of the Accuracy of such Entries, than the Production of such Book or Books appearing to be signed by some Person or Persons as the Clerk or Clerks for the Time being; and that any Proof of his or their Hand-writing shall not be neceffary, nor shall be required; and also that upon any Appeal or Trial or Information, or other Proceeding Civil or Criminal, and in any Court or

Courts Courts of Law or Equity, a Certificate from the Clerk or Clerks for the Time being, signed by him or them, that any Person or Persons who hath or have acted or may act as Commissioners or Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pave. ments in any parochial or other District, or as a Surveyor or Surveyors of Pavements, or in any other Office, was or were or is or are one or more of such Commissioners or Trustees or Persons having the Control of the Pavements in such parochial or other District, or was duly appointed to be and was a Surveyor or Surveyors of Pavements, or to such other Office wherein such Person or Persons shall or may have acted, or shall or may act or appear, shall be sufficient and conclusive Evidence of the Appointment and Authority of such Person or Persons, without any other Proof or Evidence whatso. ever.

CXV. And be it further enacted, That it shall Bye-Laws and may be lawful to and for the said Commission- may be made ers or Trustees or other Persons having the Con- b

fioners. trol of the Pavements of the Streets and public Places within the Jurisdiction of this Act, present at any General Meeting, from Time to Time and at all Times hereafter to make such Bye-Laws, Rules, Orders, and Regulations for the better regulating their own Proceedings at any of their General or other Meetings, and of enforcing the good Conduct and Behaviour of the several Officers and Servants employed by the said Commissioners or Trustees, or other Persons as aforesaid, in the Execution of any local Act or Acts of Parliament relating to such parochial or other District, or of this Act, and for the Application of the several Monies that may be levied, collected, or received by virtue of such local Act or Acts of Parliament, or of this Act, to the Purposes thereof; and likewise from Time to Time to vary, alter, amend, or repeal all or any of such Bye-Laws, Rules, Orders, and Regulations, and to fix and appoint all such reasonable Fines and

Penalties

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. Penalties for the Breach or Non-performance of any such Bye-Laws, Rules, Orders, or Regulations, or any Part thereof, as to themshall seem proper, so that no such Fine or Penalty shall exceed the Sum of Ten Pounds; and all such Bye-Laws, Rules, Orders, and Regulations when made, and all Alterations, Variations, and Amendments thereof, shall be confirmed at another General Meeting, and being so confirmed shall be printed and be hung up or affixed at the several Places of Meeting of the said Commissioners or Trustees or other Persons as aforefaid; and all such Bye-Laws, Rules, Orders, or Regulations, when so made, confirmed, printed, and affixed, shall be good and binding upon all Persons concerned ; provided that the same be not inconsistent with or repugnant to the Laws of that Part of the United Kingdom called England, nor inconsistent with or repugnant to the Provisions and Directions in any local Act or Acts of Par. liament for such parochial or other District, or in this Act contained; and that any Person or Persons thinking himself or themselves aggrieved thereby shall and may appeal against the same as herein-after is provided ; and that all Penalties thereby imposed, if incurred, shall and may be recovered in such Manner as any Penalties imposed by this Act may be recovered by virtue of this Act: Provided always, that no such Bye-Law, Rule, or

Regulation, when so made by the said Commissioners - or Trustees, or other Persons as aforesaid, and con

firmed, printed, and affixed, shall be varied, altered, amended, or repealed, save and except at some Meeting to be holden for that Purpose, of which Meeting and of the Purpose thereof Three Days Notice at the least, with the Name of the Clerk or Clerks to the said Commissioners or Trustees or other Persons thereto, shall be left for each and every Commissioner, Trustee, or other Person as aforesaid, in the Manner directed as to other General Meetings by virtue of this Act.

CXVI. And

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