A Collection of the Public General Acts Relating to Railways in Scotland: Including the Companies, Lands, and Railways Clauses Consolidation (Scotland) Acts, 1830-1861. With General Index

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Waterlow & Sons, 1862 - Railroad law - 292 pages

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Page 228 - ... being hereby declared to be null and void : Provided always, that nothing herein contained shall be construed to prevent the said companies from making such conditions with respect to the receiving, forwarding and delivering of any of the said animals, articles, goods or things as shall be adjudged by the Court or judge before whom any question relating thereto shall be tried, to be just and reasonable...
Page 173 - ... without having previously paid his fare, and with intent to avoid payment thereof, or if any person, having paid his fare for a certain distance, knowingly and wilfully proceed in any such carriage beyond such distance, without previously paying the additional fare for the additional distance, and with intent to avoid payment thereof...
Page 59 - ... purchaser, and thereupon he shall be deemed the holder of such share discharged from all calls due prior to such purchase ; and he shall not be bound to see to the application of the purchase money, nor shall his title to such share be affected by any irregularity in the proceedings in reference to such sale.
Page 117 - ... entered upon, together with interest thereon, at the rate of five pounds per centum per annum, from the time of entering on such lands, until such purchase-money or compensation shall be paid...
Page 136 - ... may, if they think fit, adjourn it to the following sessions ; and upon the hearing of such appeal the court may, if they think fit, mitigate any penalty or forfeiture, or they may confirm or quash the adjudication, and order any money paid by the appellant, or levied by distress upon his goods, to be returned to him, and may also order such further satisfaction to be made to the party injured as they may judge reasonable ; and they may make such order concerning the costs, both of the adjudication...
Page 100 - ... this or the special Act, and if such umpire shall die or become incapable to act, they shall forthwith after such death or incapacity appoint another umpire in his place, and the decision of every such umpire on the matters so referred to him shall be final.
Page 188 - Notice in Writing of such Appeal, stating the Nature and Grounds thereof, be given to the Party against whom the Appeal shall be brought, nor unless the Appellant forthwith after such Notice enter into Recognizances, with Two sufficient Sureties, before a Justice, conditioned duly to prosecute such Appeal, and to abide the Order of the Court thereon.
Page 74 - All acts done by any meeting of the directors, or of a committee of directors, or by any person acting as a director, shall, notwithstanding that it be afterwards discovered that there was some defect in the appointment of any such...
Page 88 - Court shall proceed to hear and determine the appeal in a summary way, or they may, if they think fit, adjourn it to the following sessions, and upon the hearing of such appeal, the Court may, if they think fit, mitigate any penalty or forfeiture, or they may confirm or quash the adjudication, and order any money paid by the appellant...
Page 146 - Subject to the provisions and restrictions in this and the special Act, and any Act incorporated therewith, it shall be lawful for the company, for the purpose of constructing the railway, or the accommodation works connected therewith hereinafter mentioned, to execute any of the following works...

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