Electric Lighting Orders Confirmation (No.5) Act 1890

Publication Date:January 01, 1890


Electric Lighting Orders Confirmation (No.5) Act 1890

(53 & 54 Vict.) c. cxc

An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders made by the Board of Trade under the Electric Lighting Acts, 1882 and 1888, relating to Bournemouth, Derby, Hastings and St. Leonards-on-Sea, Oxford, Portsmouth, and Woking.

[4th August 1890]

[53 & 54 Vict.] -EleGtric Lighting Orders Confirmation [Oh. CXC.] (No. 5) Act, 1890. CHAPTER cxc. An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders made by the a.d. i890. Board of Trade under the Electric Lighting Acts, 1882 and 1888, relating to Bournemouth, Derby, Hastings and St. Leonards-on-Sea, Oxford, Portsmouth, and Woking. [4th August 1890.] ]| 7 HERE AS, under the authority of the Electric Lighting Acts, 45 & 46 Vict. ' 1882 and 1888, the Board of Trade have made the several c" ^' . Provisional Orders set out in the schedule to this Act annexed : Ci 12. And whereas a Provisional Order made hy 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 annexed, he 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, 1890. The several Orders, as amended and set out in the schedule Confirmation to this Act annexed, shall be and the same are hereby confirmed, of 0rders-and all the 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 13s. 3d.] A 1 [Ch. CXC.] Electric frighting Orders Confirmation [53 & 54 Vict.] (No. 5) Act, 1890. a.d. 1890. SCHEDULE. LIST OF ORDERS. 1. Bournemouth.Provisional Order granted by the Board of Trade, under the Electric Lighting Acts, 1882 and 1888, to the South of England House-to-House Electricity Company, Limited. 2. Derby.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 Derby. 3. Hastings and St. Leonards-on-Sea.Provisional Order granted by the Board of Trade, under the Electric Lighting Acts, 1882 and 1888, to the Hastings and St. Leoriards-on-Sea Electric Light Company, Limited. A. Oxford.Provisional Order granted by the Board of Trade, under the Electric Lighting Acts, 1882 and 1888, to the Electric Installation and Maintenance Company, Limited. 5. Poutsmouth.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 Portsmouth. 6. Woking.Provisional Order granted by the Board of Trade, under the Electric Lighting Acts, 1882 and 1888, to the Woking Electric Supply Company, Limited. 2 [53 & 54 Vict.] Electric Lighting Orders Confirmation [Oh. CXC.] (No. 5) Act, 1890. BOURNEMOUTH ELECTRIC LIGHTING. a.d. i890. Provisional Order granted by the Board of Trade voider the Electric Bourne-Lighting Acts, 1882 and 1888, to the South of England House-to-House Electricity Company, Limited, in respect of the Urban Sanitary District of Bournemouth. Preliminary. This Order may be cited as the Bournemouth Electric Supply (House- Short title. to-House) Order, 1890. This Order is to be read and construed subject in all respects to the pro- interpretation. visions 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, and, unless otherwise specially agreed with the local authority, to the public lamps, 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 " consumer" shall mean any body or person supplied or entitled to be supplied with energy by the Undertakers: A 2 3 A.D. 1890. Bournemouth. Commencement of Order. Address and description of Undertakers. [Oh. CXC] Electric Lighting Orders Confirmation [53 & 54 Vict.] (No. 5) Act, 1890. 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 " county council" shall mean the Southampton County Council : The expressions " Fir*t 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 eighty-eight 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 eleven feet, 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 thiB Order referred to as " the commencement of this Order." Address and Description of the Undertakers. 4. The Undertakers for the purpose of this Order are the South of England House-to-House Electricity Company, Limited, being a company registered under the Companies Acts, 1862 to 1886, with limited liability, and having its registered offices at No. 15, St. Helen's Place, in the city of London. Provided that if the undertaking or any part thereof is at any time purchase! by the local authority in accordance with the provisions of this Order, or of the principal Act, such local authority shall from the date of such purchase be the Undertakers in relation to such undertaking or part thereof for the purposes of this Order in lieu of the company above mentioned. The Undertakers shall not purchase or acquire the undertaking of or associate themselves with any other company or person supplying energy under any license, Provisional Order, or special Act unless the Undertakers are authorised by Parliament to do so. If in contravention of this section the Undertakers purchase or acquire any such undertaking, or associate themselves with such other company or person, the Board of Trade may, if they think fit, revoke this Order upon such terms as they may think just. 4 [53 & 54 Vict.] Electric Lighting Orders Confirmation [Oh. CXC.] (No. 5) Act, 1890. Area of Supply. A.D. 1890. Subject to the provisions of this Order the area of supply shall be the Bourne-whole of the area included in the First Schedule, which paid area is more mouth. particularly delineated upon the deposited map, and thereon coloured red. supply. The Undertakers shall not at any time after the commencement of this Prohibition Order supply energy or (except for the purposes of this Order) erect or lay beyond area down any electric lines or works beyond the area of supply, otherwise than of suPP'y-under the authority of Parliament, or under a license granted by the Board of Trade. 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. Security and Accounts. 7. The Undertakers within a period of six months after the commence- Security for ? i r\ i...

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