Aire and Calder and Diver Dun Navigation Junction Canal Act 1891

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1891 c. clxx
Year1891
[54 & 55 VICT.] Aire and Calder and River Dun
[Oh. clxx.]
Navigations Junction Ganal Act, 1891.
CHAPTER clxx.
An Act
to
authorise the Undertakers
of
the Navigation
of
A.D.
i89i.
the Rivers
of
Aire and Calder
in
the west riding
of the
county
of
York to make
a
New Canal from the River Dun
Navigation to join the Knottingley and Goole Canal
and
to widen
a
portion
of
the last-mentioned Canal
to
provide
for the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation Company
becoming Joint Owners
of
the New Canal and
for
other
purposes. [28th July 1891.]
THERE AS by Acts (local and personal) passed respectively
in
the tenth and eleventh years ofv the reign
of
King William 10&11W.3.
the Third (chapter nineteen)
the
fourteenth year
of the
reign
of
j'/p'o
96
King George
the
Third (chapter ninety-six)
the
first year
of the i
G-.
4.
reign
of
King George the Fourth (chapter thirty-nine) and the ninth c- xxxix.
year
of
the reign
of
King George the Fourth (chapter ninety-eight)
c
Xcvi"ii.
powers
for
making
and
keeping navigable
the
Rivers Aire
and
Calder in
the
county
of
York and constructing certain cuts canals
docks and works including
a
canal from Knottingley to the port of
Goole and docks and basins
at
Goole were conferred on the Under-
takers of the navigation
of
the rivers of Aire and Calder in the west
riding
of
the county
of
York and by subsequent Acts including the
Aire
and
Calder Navigation Act 1889 those powers have been
in
52 & 53
Vict.
various respects amended and further powers have been conferred c- xxxii.
on the said Undertakers
in
relation
to
the said cuts canals docks
and works:
And whereas
a
more direct and improved water communication
between the towns
of
Doncaster Swinton Rotherham Sheffield
and
other places
in
South Yorkshire and the coalfields in that district
and places on the Aire and Calder Navigation and the port
of
Goole
would be
of
public and local advantage and
it
is expedient that the
said Undertakers should be authorised for the purpose
of
providing
such communication to construct
a
new canal from the River Dun
[Price 2s.]
A 1
[Oh.
clxx.]
Aire and Colder and "River Dim [54 & 55 VICT.]
Navigations Junction Canal Act, 1891.
A.D.
1891. Navigation at or near Bramwith Lock to the Knottingley and Goole
Canal at or near Sykehouse Bridge:
52 &
53 Vict. And whereas by the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation
c. cxc. ^ct jggg tlie gheffieid aii(j gouth Yorkshire Navigation Company
were incorporated and empowered to acquire and improve the Eiver
Dun Navigation and the other canals in South Yorkshire in that
Act mentioned and it is expedient that provision should be made in
the event of such Company acquiring the above-mentioned naviga-
tion and canals for their contributing towards the construction of
the said intended canal and becoming joint owners thereof with
the said Undertakers on the terms and in the manner herein-after
contained:
And whereas it is expedient in connexion with the said intended
canal and in order to meet the requirements of the traffic of the
Knottingley and Goole Canal that the Undertakers should be autho-
rised to widen a portion of the last-mentioned canal at or near
Sykehouse Bridge :
And whereas it is expedient that the powers herein contained
should be conferred on the said Undertakers and also on the said
Undertakers and the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation
Company in connexion with the said intended works and that the
other provisions of this Act should be enacted in relation to the
matters aforesaid :
And whereas plans and sections showing the lines and levels of
the works authorised by this Act and also books of reference con-
taining the names of the owners .and lessees or reputed owners and
lessees and of the occupiers of the lands required or which- may be
taken for the purposes or under the powers of this Act were duly
deposited with the clerk of the peace for the west riding of the
county of York and are herein-after respectively referred to as the
deposited plans sections and books of reference:
And whereas the purposes of this Act cannot be effected without
the authority of Parliament:
May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted and
be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty by and with
the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and
Commons in this present Parliament assembled and by the authority
of the same as follows (that is to say):
Short (itle. 1. This Act may be cited for all purposes as the Aire and Calder
and River Dun Navigations Junction Canal Act 1891.
Incorpora- 2. The following Acts and parts of Acts (that is to say) :
tion of
Acts.
The Lands Clauses Actg .
2
[54 & 55 VICT.] Aire and Colder and Biver Dun [Oil.
Clxx.]
Navigations Junction Canal Act, 1891.
Clauses six to ten sixteen eighteen to twenty-four forty-five fifty A.D. 1891.
fco fifty-eight sixty-five sixty-six and sixty-seven of the Railways
Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 and the provisions of that Act
with respect to the temporary occupation of lands near the
railway during the construction thereof with respect to works
for the accommodation of lands adjoining the railway with
respect to mines lying under or near the railway with respect
to the settlement of disputes by arbitration and with respect
to the recovery of damages not specially provided for and of
penalties and to the determination of any other matter referred
to justices; °
The provisions of the Companies Clauses Consolidation Act 1845
with respect to the following matters (that is to say) The
distribution of the capital of the company into shares the
transfer or transmission of shares the payment of subscriptions
and the means of enforcing the payment of calls the forfeiture
of shares for nonpayment of calls the remedies of creditors of
the company against the shareholders the borrowing of money
by the company on mortgage or bond the conversion of the
borrowed money into capital the consolidation of the shares
into stock the general meetings of the company and the exercise
of the right of voting by the shareholders the making of divi-
dends the giving of notices and the provision to be made for
.affording access to the special Act by all parties-interested ;
Part I. (relating to cancellation and surrender of shares) Part II.
(relating to additional capital) and Part III. (relating to deben-
ture stock) of the Companies Clauses Act
1863
so far as the same are applicable for the purposes of and are not
varied by or inconsistent with this Act are incorporated with and
form part of this Act.
. 3. In this Act unless there be something in the subject or context Interpreta-
repugnant to such construction tion of tei'mi
Words and expressions to which meanings are assigned by the
Acts wholly or partially incorporated herewith have the same
respective meanings;
The expression " the Undertakers" means the Undertakers of the
navigation of the rivers of Aire and Calder in the west riding
of the county of York ;
The expression " the Sheffield Navigation Company" means the
Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation Company ;
The expression " the new canal" means the canal by this Act
authorised to be constructed and all works and conveniences
connected therewith; A 2 3

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