Electric Lighting Orders Confirmation (No.1) Act 1899

Publication Date:January 01, 1899


Electric Lighting Orders Confirmation (No.1) Act 1899

(62 & 63 Vict.) c. xxxiv

An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders made by the Board of Trade under the Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 relating to Castleford East Barnet Valley Grays Thurrock Mexborough Sutton Coldfield and Worksop.

[20th June 1899]

[62 & 68 VICT.] Electric Lighting Orders [Oh. XXXiv.] Confirmation (No. 1) Act, 1899. CHAPTER xxxiv. An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders made by the A.D. I99. Board of Trade under the Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 relating to Castleford East Barnet Valley Grays Thurrock Mexborough Sutton Coldfield and Worksop. [20th June 1899.] Tin HERE AS under the authority of the Electric Lighting Acts 45 & 46 Viet, ' 1882 and 1888 the Board of Trade have made the several =',5P6'co-.r-. 51 os oJi Vict. Provisional Orders set out in the schedule to this Act: c. 12. And whereas a Provisional Order made bv the Board of Trade under the authority of the said Acts is not of any validity or force whatever until the confirmation thereof bv 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 : 1. This Act may be cited as the Electric Lighting Orders short title. Confirmation (No. 1) Act 1899. 2. The several Orders as set out in the schedule to this Act shall Orders in be and the same are hereby confirmed and all the provisions confirmed. thereof in manner and form as they are set out in the said schedule shall from and after the passing of this Act have ML validity and effect. [Price lis. 9d.] A 1 [Oh. XXXiv.] Electric IAgMmg Orders [62 & 63 VICT.] ConfiimaMon (No. 1) Act; 1899. A.D.1899. SCHEDULE. LIST OF ORDERS. 1. CASTLEFORD.Provisional Order granted by tbe Board, of Trade under the Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 to the Urban District Council of Castleford. 2. EAST BARNET VALLEY.Provisional Order granted by the Board of Trade under the Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 to the East Barnet Valley Urban District Council. 3. GRAYS THURROCK.Provisional Order granted by the Board of Trade under the Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 to the Urban District Council of Grays Thurrock. 4. MEXBOEOUGH.Provisional Order granted by the Board of Trade under the Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 to the Urban District Council of Mexborough. 5. SUTTON COLDFIELD.Provisional Order granted by the Board of Trade under the Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 to the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Sutton Coldfield. 6. WORKSOP.Provisional Order granted by the Board of Trade under the Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 to the Urban District Council of Worksop. 2 [62 & 63 VICT.] Electric Lighting Orders [Ch. XXXiv.] Confirmation (No. 1) Act, 1899. CASTLEEORD ELECTRIC LIGHTING:. A.D. 1899. Provisional Order granted by the Board of Trade under the Castleford. Electric Lighting Acts 1882 and 1888 to the Urban District Council of Castleford in respect of the Urban District of Castleford in the West Biding of the County of York. Preliminary. 1. This Order may be cited as the Castleford Electric Lighting Order short title. 1899. 2. This Order is to be read and construed subject in all respects to the interpretat; 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 provided 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. The expression " main" shall mean any electric line which may be laid down by the Undertakers in any street 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 any one 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 " county council " shall mean the county council of the West Riding of the county of York, A 2 3 A.D. 1899. Castleford. Commencement of Order. Description of Undertakers. Area of supply. [Oh. xxxiv.] Electric Lighting Orders 162 & 63 VICT.] Confirmation (No. 1) Act, 1899. The expression " consumer" shall mean any body or person supplied or entitled to be supplied with energy by the Undertakers. The expression " consumer's 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 service 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 herein-after 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 of 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 sections as may be necessary. 3. This Order shall come into force and have effect upon the day when the Act confirming this Order is passed which date is in this Order referred to as " the commencement of this Order." Description of the Undertakers. 4. Subject to the provisions of this Order the Undertakers for the purposes of this Order shall be the Urban District Council of Castleford. 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 edged pink. 4 [62 & 63 VICT.] Electric Lighting Orders [Oh. XXXiv.] Confirmation (No. 1) Act, 1899. A.D. 1899. Nature and Mode of Supply. Castleford. 6. Subject to the provis:ons of this Order and the principal Act the Systems and Undertakers may supply energy within the area of supply for all public ropplyf and private purposes as defined by the said Act provided as follows : (1.) Such energy shall be supplied only by means of some system whicli shall be approved in writing by the Board of Trade and subject to the Board of Trade regulations; and (2.) The Undertakers shall not without the express consent of the Board of Trade place any electric line above ground except within premises in the sole occupation or control of the Undertakers and except so much of any service line as is necessarily so placed for the purpose of supply ; and (3.) 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. Lands. 7. Subject to the provisions of this Order and the principal Act the Parchaseand Undertakers may acquire by purchase or on lease and use any lands for "se an s# the purposes of this Order and may also for such purposes use any other lands for the time being vested in or leased by them but subject as to such last-mentioned lands to the approval of the Local Government Board and may dispose of any lands acquired by them under the provisions...

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