Electric Lighting Orders Confirmation (No.5) Act 1896

Publication Date:January 01, 1896


Electric Lighting Orders Confirmation (No.5) Act 1896

(59 & 60 Vict.) c. cxix

An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders made by the Board of Trade under the Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 relating to Battersea Camberwell and St. Saviour's District.

[20th July 1896]

[59 & 60 Vict.] Electric Lighting Orders Confirmation {No. 5) Act, .1896. [Oh. cxix.] CHAPTER cxix. An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders made by AD-1896- the Board of Trade under the Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 relating to Battersea Camberwell and St. Saviour's District. [20th July 1896.] W HEREAS under the authority of the Electric Lighting Acts 45 & 46 Vict. 1882 and 1888 the Board of Trade have made the several *5Jg2Vfct Provisional Orders set out in the schedule to this Act: c. 12. And whereas a Provisional Order made by the Board of Trade under the authority of the said Acts is not of any validity or force whatever until the confirmation thereof by Act of Parliament: And whereas it is expedient that the several Provisional Orders made by the Board of Trade under the authority of the said Acts as set out in the schedule to this Act be confirmed by Act of Parliament: Be it therefore 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: This Act may be cited as the Electric Lighting Orders Short title. Confirmation (No. 5) Act 1896. The several Orders as amended and set out in the schedule Orders in to this Act shall be and the same are hereby confirmed and all the ^firmed provisions thereof in manner and form as they are set out in the said schedule shall from and after the passing of this Act have full validity and effect. [Price Is. 3 £] A 1 [Oh. cms..] Electric Lighting Orders (59 & 60 Viov.] Confirmation, (No, 5) Act, 1896, a.d.1896. SCHEDULE* List op Okdebs. 1. BAHEBSEA.-^ProTisional Order granted by the Board of Trade raider the Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 to ,the Vestry of the Parish of St. Mary Battersea. 2. CambeeWell.Provisional Order granted by the Board of Trade under the Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 to the County of London and Brush Provincial Electric Lighting Company Limited. 3. St. Savioue's Disteict.Provisional Order granted by the Board of Trade under the Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 to the County of London and Brush Provincial Electric Lighting Company Limited, 2 [59 & 60 Vict.] ffledric Lighting Ortiers [OlS.CXlx;] Confirmation (No. 5)\ Act, 1896. BATT1RSEA ELECTRIC LIGHTING. a.d.1896. Provisional Order granted by the Board of Trade under the s^sea Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 to the Vestry of the Parish of St. Mary Battersea in the Comity of London in respect of the Parish of Saint Mary Battersea aforesaid. Preliminary. This Order may be cited as the Battersea Electric Lighting Order 1896. Short title. This Order is to be read and construed subject in all respects to the interpretation. provisions of the Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 and of any other Acts or parts of Acts incorporated therewith which said Acts and parts of Acts are in this Order collectively referred to as "the principal Act" and. the several words terms and expressions to which by the principal Act meanings are assigned shall have in this Order the same respective meanings pro-vided^that in this Order : The expression " energy " shall mean electrical energy and for the purposes of applying the provisions of the principal Act to this Order electrical energy shall be deemed to be an agency within the meaning of electricity as defined in the Electric Lighting Act 1882: The expression " power " shall mean electrical power or the rate per unit of time at which energy is supplied : - t- The expression " main " shall mean any electric line which may be laid down by the Undertakers in any street subway or public place and through which energy may be supplied or intended to be supplied by the Undertakers for the purposes of general supply : The expression " service line " shall mean any electric line through which energy may be supplied or intended to be supplied by the Undertakers to a consumer either from any main or directly from the premises of the Undertakers : The expression " distributing main" shall mean the portion of any main which is used for the purpose of giving origin to service lines for the purposes of general supply: The expression " general supply " shall mean the general supply of energy to ordinary consumers but shall not include the supply of energy to anyone or more particular consumers under special agreement: The expression "area of supply " shall mean the area within which the Undertakers are for the time being authorised to supply energy under the provisions of this Order : The expression " subway " shall mean any passage or covered way under the surface of a street constructed for the reception of pipes or wires: The expression "county council" shall mean the London County Council and the provisions- of this Order in which the county council. is expressly mentioned shall be construed without derogation to the powers duties and liabilities (if any) of that council as local authority under,.,this Order anl the principal Act: A 2 3 [Oh. cxix.] Electric Lighting Orders Confirmation (No. 5) Act, 1896. [59 & 60 Vict.] A.D. 1896. Battersea. The expression " consumer" shall mean any body cr person supplied or entitled to be supplied with energy by the Undertakers : The expression " consumers terminals " shall mean the ends of the electric lines situate upon any consumer's premises and belonging to him at which the supply of energy is delivered from the semee lines: The expression " telegraphic line " when used with respect to any telegraphic line of the Postmaster-General shall have the same meaning as in the Telegraph Act 1878 and any such telegraphic line shall be deemed to be injuriously affected where telegraphic communication by means of such line is whether through induction or otherwise in any manner affected: The expression " railway " shall include any tramroad that is to say any tramway other than a tramway as hereinafter defined : The expression " tramway " shall mean any tramway laid along any street: The expression " daily penalty" shall mean a penalty for each day on which any offence is continued after conviction thereof: The expression " Board of Trade regulations " shall mean any regulations or conditions affecting the undertaking made by the Board of Trade under the principal Act or this Order for securing the safety of the public or for ensuring a proper and sufficient supply of energy : The expressions "First Schedule" " Second Schedule" "Third Schedule" and " Fourth Schedule " shall mean the First Second Third and Fourth Schedules to this Order annexed respectively : The expression " deposited map " shall mean the map of the area o£ supply deposited at the Board of Trade by the Undertakers together with this Order and signed by an assistant secretary to the Board of Trade : The expression " plan " shall mean a plan drawn to a horizontal scale of at least one inch to 88 feet and where possible a section drawn to the same horizontal scale as the plan and to a vertical scale of at least one inch to 11 feet or to such other scale as the Board of Trade may approve of for both plan and section together with such detail plan and section as may ba necessary. Commence- 3. This Order shall come into force and have effect upon the day when the ment of Order. Act ^firming this Order is passed which date is in this Order referred to as " the commencement of this Order." Description of Undertakers. Area of supply. Description of the Undertakers. 4. Subject to the provisions of this Order the Undertakers for the purposes of this Order shall be the vestry of the parish of St. Mary Battersea in the County of London. Area of supply. 5. Subject to the provisions of this Order the area of supply shall be the whole of the area included in the First Schedule which said area is more particularly delineated upon the deposited map and thereon surrounded by a violet and green line. 4 [59 & 60 Vict.] Electric Lighting Orders [Ch. CXJX.] Confirmation (No. 5) Act, 1896. 6. The Undertakers shall not at any time after the commencement of this A.D. 1896. Order supply energy or (except for the purposes of this Order) erect or lay ~" down any electric lines or works beyond the area of supply otherwise than prohibition of under the authority of Parliament or under a licence granted by the Board supply beyond ,mi. ,'..,. D area of supply. of Irade under the principal Act. If the Undertakers supply energy or erect or lay down electric lines or works in contravention of this section the Board of Trade may revoke this Order on such terms as they may think just. Nature and mode of supply. 7. Subject to the provisions of this Order and the principal Act the Systems and Undertakers may supply energy within the area of supply for all public and snppiy, private purposes as defined by the said Act provided as follows: (1.) Such energy shall be supplied only by means of some system which shall be approved in writing by the Board of Tra'le and subject to the Board of Trade regulations ; and (2.) The Undertakers shall not permit any part of any circuit to be connected with earth except so far as may be necessary for carrying out the provisions of the Board of Trade regulations unless such connexion is for the time being approved of by the Board of Trade with the concurrence of the Postmaster-General and is made in accordance with the conditions if any of such approval. 8. The Undertakers shall not without the express consent of the Board of Prohibition of Trade and the county council place any electric line above ground except oriT wires* within premises in the sole occupation or control of the Undertakers and except so much of any service line as...

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