Report of the Commission Appointed Apr. 21, 1825; To Revise the Statute Laws of This State ...

Report of the Commission Appointed Apr. 21, 1825; To Revise the Statute Laws of This State ...

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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. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...seem to be the object of these sections, to make the penalties and forfeituies to which they refer, a lien upon the boats, &c. and for the purpose of enforcing such lien, to make them recoverable against any person having charge of the property; yet from the manner in which the sections are expressed, neither of these objects, it is thought, ig effectually attained. ARTICLE EIGHTH. Regulations and Penalties concerning the Protection and Maintenance of the Canals. 171. In all cases where a new road or public, highway shall be laid out by legal authority in such direction as to cross the line of any canal, and in such manner as to require the erection of a new bridge over the canal for the accommodation of the road, such bridge shall be so constructed and forever maintained at the expense of the town in which it shall be situate. Laws 1820, p. 183, 1. Can. Laws, p. 21. 172. No bridge shall be constructed across any canal, without first obtaining for the model and location thereof the consent in writing of one of the canal commissioners, or a superintendent of repairs on that line of the canal which is intersected by the road. ib. 173. Every person who shall undertake to construct or to locate such bridge without such consent, and shall proceed therein so far as to place any materials for that purpose on either bank of the canal, or on the bottom thereof, shall forfeit the sum of fifty dollars; and either of the commissioners, superintendents or engineers, shall be authorised to remove all such materials as soon as they are discovered, wholly without the banks of the canal. ib. 174. No person, without the written permission of a canal commissioner, shall construct any wharf, basin or watering place, on...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236972651
  • 9781236972651