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examined, and, if needful, that such Pipe, Stopcock, Plug, or other Thing be repaired, altered, amended, or renewed, and such Sewer be repaired by such Company or Commissioners of Sewers; and that within Forty-eight Hours after such Notice shall be so given or left as aforesaid, the said Com. pany or Commissioners of Sewers, to or for whom, or to or for whose Officer or Servant such Notice Thall have been given or left as aforesaid, shall cause to be taken up the Pavement of the Street or public Place beneath which the Pipe, Stop-cock, Plug, or other defective Thing, or Sewer, shall be, and shall cause the Ground to be opened, and shall also cause the said Pipe, Stop-cock, Plug, or other Thing to be substantially repaired, altered, amended, or renewed, or the said Sewer to be examined, and, if necessary, to be substantially repaired, and the Ground properly filled in with hard Rubbish or other good Materials, and rammed down, within Forty-eight Hours next after such Notice shall be given or left as aforesaid, or with all convenient Expedition, in the Judgment of the Commissioners, Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements in the parochial or other District wherein such Pavement, Street, or public Place shall be fituate, and to their Satisfaction, or the Satisfaction of any Three or more of them; and also within Twelve Hours after such Pipe, Stop-cock, Plug, or other Thing shall be so substantially repaired, altered, amended, or renewed, or such Sewer shall be so substantially repaired, and the Ground above the same shall be so filled in and rammed down, the said Company or Commissioners of Sewers shall cause Notice thereof, signed by the Clerk or Secretary to such Company or Commisfioners of Sewers, to be given to the said Surveyor of Pavements, or to the Pavior or Paviors or other Persons then employed or appointed by the Commissioners or Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements in such parochial or other

District,

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District, to paye and repair the Pavements within such parochial or other Distriết, as the said Commissioners or Trustees or other Persons for the Time being may from Time to Time direct, that such Examination, and, if necessary, such Reparation, Alteration, Amendment, or Renewal, hath been made pursuant to such Notice of the Surveyor of Pavements, and that the Ground hath been refilled and rammed down, that the Pavement in such Street or public Place may be forthwith relaid in the Manner directed by this Act; and in case Penalty on the Water or Gas Company, or Commissioners of Company to Sewers, to or for whom such Notice of the Sur. W.

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" Pipes belong veyor of Pavements shall have been given or left as for not aforesaid, and to whom such Pipe, Stop-clock, Plug, pairing them, or other Thing, or Sewer, referred to in such Notice and giving shall belong, shall neglect to cause the same to be

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be of to the repaired, altered, or amended, or renewed, as the Pavior: Case may be, and the Ground to be filled in and rammed down to the Satisfaction of the said Com. missioners, Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements in such parochial or other District, or any Three or more of them, within the Time herein-before limited and appointed for those Purposes, or shall neglect to give or cause to be given Notice thereof as aforesaid to the said Surveyor of the Pavements, or to the Pavior or Paviors, or other Persons employed or appointed by the Commissioners or Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements in such parochial or other District, to pave and repair the Pavement within such parochial or other District ; then the faid Company or Commissioners of Sewers shall for the first Neglect and Offence forfeit and pay the Sum of Five Pounds, and for the second Neglect and Offence shall forfeit and shall pay the Sum of Eight Pounds, and for the Third and every subsequent Neglect and Offence shall forfeit and shall pay the Sum of Ten Pounds, to be recovered in the same Manner in which other Penalties and Forfeitures

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are directed to be recovered by virtue of this

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he That in case it shall happen and it shall be discomade to the vered, after any Pavement in any Street or public proper Par- Place shall have been taken up, and the Ground ties, luble shall have been opened, that any Pipe, Stop-cock, quent Infor.

Plug, or other Thing, beneath the Surface of the be given to Pavement of any Street or public Place, which shall them. have appeared to any Surveyor of Pavements to re

quire to be repaired, altered, amended, or renewed, shall not belong to the Water or Gas Company to or for whom such Notice for the Reparation, Alteration, Amendment, or Renewal thereof as aforesaid Ihall have been given or left as is herein-before directed by the said Surveyor, but to some other Water or Gas Company, or to some other Persons, then such Company to or for whom the said Notice of the said Surveyor of Pavements shall have been given or left, within Twenty-four Hours after the Notice from the said Surveyor of Pavements shall have been given or left as aforesaid, shall cause a Notice, signed by the Secretary or Clerk, to be given in the same Manner herein-before directed as to the Service of the original Notice to the Company or other Persons to whom the Pipe, Stop-cock, Plug, or other Thing shall appear to belong, which did appear to the said Surveyor of Pavements to require Reparation, Alteration, Amendment, or Renewal, and shall thereby require them to obey and perform and comply with the said original Notice from the said Surveyor of Pavements, instead of the Company to whom such original Notice had been given ; and that such Company or other Perfons to whom such Pipe, Stop-cock, Plug, or other Thing shall belong, shall reimburse and pay on Demand to the first-mentioned Company to or for whom the original Notice may have been given or left, the reasonable Costs and Charges which they shall have incurred in and about taking up the

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Pavements and opening the Ground, and shall obey, execute, and perform the said original Notice of the said Surveyor, and the Directions of this Act relating thereto, in such and the same Manner, and within such and the fame Time, in all respects, as if the said original Notice from the said Surveyor had been given to them; and they shall be liable to and shall incur the same Penalties and Forfeitures on Neglect so to do, as they ought to have done, or would have been liable to, and would have incurred, if the said original Notice had been given to them in Man. ner before directed ; and that the Company by whom the Pavements shall be first taken up and the Ground shall be opened, who shall neglect to give the Notices hereby required to the Company to whom the Pipe, Stop-cock, Plug, or other Thing, which shall appear to the Surveyor of the Pavements to require Reparation, Alteration, Amend. ment, or Renewal, shall appear to belong, in Manner herein-before directed, shall for the first Neglect and Offence forfeit and pay the Sum of five Pounds, and for the second Neglect and Offence shall forfeit and shall pay the Sum of Eight Pounds, and for the Third and every subsequent Neglect and Offence shall forfeit and pay the Sum of Ten Pounds, to be recovered in the same Manner in which other Penalties and Forfeitures are hereinafter directed to be recovered by virtue of this Act.

XVII. And be it further enacted, That whenever Repairs and after the passing of this Act any Water or Gas Works by Light Company, or Commissioners of Sewers, pur

| &c. to be suant to the Provisions herein-before contained, shall executed with take up or cause to be taken up any Pavement of all convenient any Street or public Place in any parochial or other Expedition, District within the Jurisdiction of this Act, or shall place in any Street or public Place any Pipes or other Materials and Things, for the Purpose of executing any Works beneath the Surface of any Street or public Place, or otherwise, all and every

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fuch Works shall be executed and completed within such reasonable Time as the Commissioners or Trustees, or any other Persons having the Control of the Pavements of the Streets and public Places in such parochial or other District, or any Three or more of them, shall from Time to Time and at any Time direct and appoint; and also, that all such Pipes, or other Materials and Things shall be and remain on the Surface of any such Street or public Place, and of any Streets or public Places in any parochial or other District, for no longer Period than shall be unavoidably necessary in the Judgment of the said Commissioners or Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements in such parochial or other District, or any Three or more of them; and also that the same Pipes or other Materials and Things shall be from Time to Time and at all Times removed and taken away off and from the Surface of any and every Street or public Place by the Water or Gas Light Company, or Commissioners of Sewers, or by the Officers or Servants of the Company, or Commissioners of Sewers, by whom or by whose Order, or by whose Officers or Servants, or for whose Offices or Works, all or any such Pipes or other Materials or Things shall have been brought to and placed on the Surface of such Streets or public Places, or any of them, and at their Costs and Charges, within Forty-eight Hours after such Company or Commissioners of Sewers shall have been required to remove and take away the same by the Commissioners or Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements in any such parochial or other District, or any Three or more of them, by a Notice signed by Three or more of such Commissioners or Trustees or other Persons, and given to such Company or Commissioners of Sewers, or left for them at the Dwelling-house or Place of Abode of any Secretary or Clerk or Turncock employed by such Company, or of a Clerk or Secretary to such Commissioners of

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