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to the various Water and Gas Companies and Commissioners of Sewers, by whom the Pave. ments of such Streets and public Places have been frequently displaced ; and also if more adequate Funds and Authorities were given to the said several Commissioners, Trustees, and other Persons having the Superintendance and Regulation of the Pavements of such Streets and public Places; for which Purposes, may it 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 Parlia

ment assembled, and by the Authority of the same, A&t to extend That this Act and the Provisions herein contained to all Streets Ihall extend to all Streets and public Places which within the Metropolis. are now paved, or which may be hereafter paved, and the Bills within the Cities of London and Westminster and of Mortality, Borough of Southwark, and any other parts of the

ancras Metropolis which are included within the Weekly and Mary-lebone.

Bills of Mortality, and to all Streets and public Places which are now paved, or which may be hereafter paved, within the Parishes of Saint Pancras and Saint Mary-le-bone in the said County of Middlesex, except only any Parts thereof which may be

herein-after particularly excepted. Surveyors of II. And be it further enacted, That within Two Pavements to Calendar Months after the passing of this Act the be appointed.

Commissioners, Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements of any Parish or other District included within the Operation of this Act, shall appoint One or more competent Person or Persons, being a Housekeeper or Housekeepers, and having an House or Houses, or an Office or Offices, within their several Parishes or other Districts, and to be and be called “ The Surveyor” or “ The Surveyors of the Pavements," within each of such respective Parishes or other Districts, and that such Person or Persons so to be appointed the Surveyor or Surveyors shall super

intend the Pavements of the several Parishes or other Districts to which he or they shall be so appointed by the Commissioners, Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements therein, and' shall observe and perform all the Duties imposed on Surveyors or Inspectors of Pavements by this Act, or by the several local Acts of Parliament whereby or by virtue whereof such Commissioners, Trustees, or other Persons shall have been and shall be appointed, and which they shall be from Time to Time directed to observe and perform by the several Commissioners, Trustees, or other Persons by whom they shall be so appointed ; and also that all and every the Surveyors so appointed shall and may be discharged and removed from Time to Time by the several Comitiffioners, Trustees, and other Persons by whom they shall be so appointed, at their Pleafure; and that they shall be paid such annual or other Salaries, Gratuities, or Compensation, out of the Monies arising from the Rates made and to be made for or towards the paving and repairing the Pavements of each of such Parishes or other Districts, and either separately, or jointly with any other Objects or Purposes, during their Continuance in the said Office, as the said Commissioners, Trustees, or other Persons by whom they shall be severally appointed, shall from Time to Time think fit : Provided nevertheless, that this Act shall not limit or prevent the Appointment by the said Commisfioncrs, Trustees, or other Persons, of any Inspectors or other inferior Officers for the Assistance of the Surveyor or Surveyors of the Pavements within each of their respective parochial or other Districts, as they shall think necessary for the better Preservation and Superintendance of the Pavements therein.

III. And be it further enacted, That no Person Persons inshall at any Time hereafter be appointed to the capacitated

from being Office of Surveyor of the Pavements of and in any Survey Parish or other District, or shall continue in such

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Office, or shall act therein, who at the Time of such Appointment shall be, or after such Appointment shall become, a Commissioner or Truftee, or a Person having the Control of the Pavements of such Parish or other District by virtue of any local Act or Acts of Parliament or otherwise, or who shall be a Pavior or Mason, or Dealer in Stones, and who shall have any Share or Interest in any Employment or Contract for the Pavement or Reparation of the Pavement of such Parish or other District, or in any other public Works under such Commissioners or Trustees or other Persons within such Parish or other Distrid ; and that no Person shall be continued in such Office of Surveyor of Pavements by any Commiflioners, Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements of any Parish or other District, or shall act therein, who shall cease to be an Housekeeper, or to have an House or Office within the particular Parish or other District, to the Superintendance of the Paye. ments whereof he shall have been so appointed, or who shall become otherwise disqualified by virtue of this Act ; and that if any Person shall presume to act as a Surveyor of Pavements for and in any Parish or other District, being disqualified as herein mentioned, cvery such Person shall for every such A& forfeit and pay the Sum of Twenty Pounds, to be recovered in the Manner in which other Forfeitures and Penalties are herein-after directed to be

recovered by virtue of this Act. Succeffors to IV. And be it hereby further enacted, That from Surveyors to Time to Time and at all Times hereafter, within be appointed One Calendar Month after the Death or Removal within One Month

or Disqualification of any Person appointed by any after any

Commissioners or Trustees, or other Persons having Vacancy

the Control of the Pavements within any parochial or other District, to be a Surveyor of the Pavements of and within such parochial or other District, the faid Commissioners or Trustees, or other such Per. fons, shall appoint another competent Person, quali

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fied as herein-before directed, to the Office of a Sur. veyor of the Pavements of and within such parochial or other District, in the Room or Stead of the Person who shall so die or be removed, or otherwise be

come disqualified for such Office. • V. And be it hereby further enacted, That the Boards in

Commissioners or Trustees, or other Persons having {cribed with the Control of the Pavements of and in every

the Names parochial or other District within the Jurisdiction of of Survevor this Act, from Time to Time and at all Timeš to be placed within Fourteen Days after they shall have appointed in confpicu. any Person or Persons to the Office of a Surveyor ous Parts of

every Diftria. or Surveyors of the Pavements of and within such parochial or other District, shall cause to be painted on Boards the Christian and Surnames of each and every such Person or Persons so from Time to Time by them appointed to the Office of Surveyor for such parochial or other District, with the Number of the House, and the Street or other public Place within the said parochial or other District which may then be the Dwelling House or Dwelling Houses, or Office or Offices, of the Person or Persons fo appointed a Surveyor or Surveyors of the Pavements for such particular parochial or other District, and that such Inscriptions shall be so painted on the faid Boards in Oil Colours, and in Roman Letters, being at least One Inch in Height; and that they the said Commissioners or Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements of and in every such parochial or other District, shall also cause one of such Boards, being so painted, to be set up or fixed in a confpicuous Place of the external Part of every Parish Church and parochial Chapel and Watch-houfe, within their several paro. chial or other Districts, and also on any Walls or Erections or Buildings within their several parochial or other Districts respectively, not being private Dwelling Houses, as they may think neceffary, and from Time to Time may vary and transpose the same, or cause the same to be varied or transposed,

as they shall think necessary or convenient ; and that they the said Commissioners or Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements of and in every such parochial or other District, from Time to Time and at all Times shall cause to be renewed or repaired and repainted all and every such Boards with the Inscriptions aforesaid, when and as often as Occasion shall require, and so that the Inscriptions on the said Boards, with the Names and Residence of the several Surveyors of the Pave

ments of and in every parochial or other District, Penalty on

Thall be legible at all T'imes during the Day; and Persons who shall remove

that if any Person shall wilfully remove, destroy, or or obliterate injure any of such Boards, or shall obliterate or such Boards deface the Words painted thereon, or any of them, or Inscrip

or any part thereof, or shall cause or procure the tions,

fame to be removed, destroyed, or injured, or obliterated or defaced, then every such Person fhall for every such Offence forfeit and pay a Sum not exceeding Thirty Shillings nor less than Fifteen Shillings, to be recovered in the Manner herein

after provided. Certain • VI. And be it further enacted, That in case any Houtekeep- Person being the Occupier of an inhabited Dwelling ers in any Part of the House, situate in any Parish or Place also within Metropolis the Jurisdiction of this Act, and rated to the Relief may give of the Poor of such Parish or Place wherein such Notice to

Dwelling House shall be situate, at the Sum of Surveyors of

Fifty Pounds at the least, for and in respect of such any dangerous or very Dwelling House, or in case any Two Persons being defective the Occupiers of Two several inhabited Dwelling

ent, Houfes situate in any Parish or Place, Parishes or and shall

Places, also within the Jurisdiction of this Act, and require the Reparation each of whom shall be rated to the Relief of the thereof. Poor of such Parish or Place, Parishes or Places,

wherein such Dwelling Houses shall be respectively situate, at the Sum of Twenty-five Pounds at the least, for and in respect of their faid respective Dwelling Houses, shall think that the Pavement of any Street or public Place in any parochial or other

District

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