Court of Referees on Private Bills in Parliament; Cases Decided During the Sessions 1895 [-1904]

Court of Referees on Private Bills in Parliament; Cases Decided During the Sessions 1895 [-1904]

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...over another railway they obtained access to Southampton, and trafic for the north from Cheltenham also passed over their railway. The promoters worked the Banbury line in perpetuity, and the petitioners alleged that by the proposed transfer their status would be entirely altered. and that the promoters would be in a position to divert traflic from their railway. The promoters contended that the status of the petitioners would not be altered by the proposed amalgamation, and that the running powers they now possessed would be in no way interfered with by the provisions of the bill: Held, that the locus standi must be disallowed. The locus standi of the petitioners was objected to on the following grounds: (1) It is not alleged in the petition, nor is it the fact, that any lands or property of the petitioners will or can be taken or interfered with under the powers of the hill; (2) the petitioners have no such interest in the Banbury and Cheltenham direct railway (hereinafter called the "Banbury railway") as to entitle them, according to the practice of Parliament, to be heard upon their petition against the provisions of the bill authorising the acquisition of that railway by the promoters: the running powers over that railway alleged in the petition to have been granted to the petitioners do not confer upon them any such right, and such powers will not be prejudiced or aflected by the hill; (3) the Banbury railway is at the present time worked by the promoters under a perpetual agreement confirmed by Act of Parliament, and the acquisition thereof by the promoters will in no way affect or alter the existing relations between the petitioners on the one hand and the Banbury company and the promoters on the other hand so as more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 408g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236782704
  • 9781236782700