Liverpool Docks, Harbours and Quays Act 1841

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1841 c. xxx
ANN0
QUARTO
VICTQRIa
REGINB.
Cap.
xxx.
An
Act
for
enabling the Trustees
of
the
LiverpooZ
Docks to erect Transit Sheds
on
the
West Quay
of
the
Prince's
Dock,
to make
a
Wet Dock with
Warehouses on
the
Quays, and to construct
other Works, and to raise
a
further Sum
of
Money; and for enlarging
the
Powers
of
the
Acts relating to the
Docks
and Harbour
of
Live~ool
;
and
for
other Purposes relating
thereto. [lSth
Jfay
1841.1
HEREAS
an Act
was
passed in the Eighth Year
of
the
w
makinq
a
convenient
Dock
or
Basin
at
Liverpool,
for
the
Securi&
of
all
Ships Irading
to
and
from
the
said
Port
of
Liverpool
:
And whereas an Act was passed
in
the Third Year
of'
the
Reign
of
His
Majesty King
George
the
First,
intituled
An Act
for
enltrging
3
G.
1.
c.
1.
the Time
granted
by
an
Act
passed
in
the
EightlL
Year
of
the
Reign
of
Her
2ate
Majesty Queen
Anne,
intituled
An
Act
Jor
making
a
con-
6
venient
Dock
or
Basin
at
Liverpool,
for Security
of
dl
Ships trading
6
to
and
from
tlie
said
Port
of
Liverpool
:'
And whereas an
Act
was
passed
in
the Eleventh Year
of
the Reign
of'
His
Majesty King
[Local.]
61
George
Reign
of
Her Majesty Queen
Anne,
intituled
An Act for
s
.inn.
C.
12.
494
4"
VICTORIkE,
Cap.
xxx.
11
G-2-
c.32.
George
the Second, intittiled
An
Act
for
enlarging the Time granted
h~
an Act passed
in
the Third Year &the Reign
qf
His late Majesty
King
George,
iiztituled
An
Act
for
enlargiy the Time granted
by
an
'
Act passed
in
the Eighth Year of the Retgn Her late Mnjest3
Queen
Anne,
intituled
An
Act
for
making a convenient DocJi
or
Basin at
Liverpool,
for the Security
of
all SJiips trading to andflom
6
the said Port of
Liverpool,
and
for
enlarging
the
same
by
making an
additional
Doclc,
and building
a
Pier
in
the open Harbour there
;
and
6
for enlightening the said
Dock
:'
And whereas an Act
was
passed in
the Second Year
of'
the Reign of His Majesty
King
George
the
2
(3.3.
c.86.
Third, intitided
An
Act to enlarge the Term and Powers granted b$
an
Act passed
itn
the Eleventh Year
of
the Reign of
His
late MGesW
fbr continuing several Acts relating
to
the Harbour
of
Liverpool,
and
Jbr enlarging
the
said Harbour by malcing
un
additional
Dock,
and
building
a Pier
in
the
open Harbour there, and for
enlighten in^
the
said
DocJc
;
and for making another
Dock
witli proper Piers
in
the
said Harbour
;
and for erecting Lighthouses and otJier proper Lights
in
or near the Port of
Liverpool
:
And whereas an Act was passed in
the Twenty-fifth Year
of
the Reign
of
His Majesty King
George
the
2-j
(2
3.
c.
15.
Third, intitiiled
An
Act to enlarge the Terms and Powers
of
several
Ads relating
to
tJie Harbour of
Liverpool,
and for malcing
Pro
additional
Doclcs
and Piers
in
or
near the
Port
of
Liverpool: And
whereas an Act
was
passed
in
the Thirty-ninth Year
of'
the Reign
of'
39
G.3.
c.59.
His
Majesty King
George
the Third, intituled
An
Act to enlarge the
Term and alter and enlarge the Powers
of
several Acts relating to the
Harbour
of
Liverpool,
and for making
Two
additional Wet
Docks
and Piers
in
or near the Port
of
Liverpool
;
andafor rendering more safe
and commodious the said Port and Docks
:
And whereas an Act
was
passed
in
the Fifty-first Year
of
His
Majesty King
George
51G.3.c.143.
the 'l'hird, intituled
An
Act
for
the Inprovement of tlte Port and
Town of
Liverpool,
and amending the several Acts relating
to
the
Docks, Quays, and other FVorJcs belonging to the said Port:
And
whereas an
Act
was
passed in the Fifty-third Year
of'
the
Reign
of
53G.3.c.15G.
His Majesty
King
George
the Third, intituled
An
Act
to
authorize
the
Advancement
of
a certain Sum
of
Money
for
carrying into efect
the
several Acts for the Improvement ofthe Port and
Town
of
Liverpool,
and to amend the said Acts:
And whereas an Act was passed in the
Fifty-ninth Year
of
the Reign
of
His Majesty King
George
the
59
G.L
c.30.
Third, intituled
An
Act
for
improving- the Lighthouse
on
the Isle
~
Anplesea
belonging
to
the Trustees
of
the
Liverpool
Docks,
and for
Jiirtlrer
amending
the
Acts relating
to
tlie
Docks
and Harbour
of
Liverpool
:
And whereas
an
Act
was
passed in the Sixth Year
of
the
(i
~.4.
c.
1s;.
Keign
of
His
Majesty King
George
the Fourth, iritituled
An
Actjor
the further Improvement oftfie Port, Harbour, and
Town
of
Liverpool,
and for altering, extending, and amending the several
Acts
relating
thereto
:
And whereas
an
Act was passed in the Ninth Year
of
the
Y
Ci.
4.
c.53.
Keign
of
His Majesty King
George
the Fourth, intituled
An
Act
to
enable the 3'rusfees
of
the
Liverpool
Docks
to raise
a
further
Sum
oj'
Money
.-
And whereas an Act was passed in the Ninth Year
of
the
9
G.A
C.
I
14.
Reign
of
His Majesty King
George
the Fourth, intituled
An
Act
to
expiain and amend
T.Le.o
Acts of tlie F@y$rst Year of
His
late Majes&
and llre
Sisth
Year
of
His present ililajesty, jor the Improvement
of
/he
Port,
Harbour, and
Iban
of
Liverpool
;
and
to
autliorize the
Trus-
tees
~
7
4”
VICTORIE,
Cap.sxx.
495
tees
of
the
Liverpool
Docks
to
pay.for certuin Lands
and
Hereditcl-
wents purcliased
zinder
the
same
Acts:
And whereas an Act was
passed in the Eleventh Year
of
the Reign
of’
His
Majesty King
George
the Fourth, intituled
An
Act
for
extending
mid
arnendirig
the
I
I
G.-L
b
ser*eral Acts relating to the
L)oclis
and Harbour
of
Liverpool
:
And
1
whereas, by virtue
and
in pursuance
of
the said Acts, the several
Docks, Basins, Piers, Quays, and other Works thereby directed to be
made have been made and completed
;
and the Money borrowed,
levied, and raised by virtue
of‘
the said Acts, ancl also the
Rates
and Duties received, have been expended
in
making
and completing
sircli Works, and
in
carrying the
said
Acts into execution
:
Anti
whereas the Number
of‘
Foreign and other Vessels resorting to the
said
Docks having greatly increased, and the Trade and Commerce
of
the Port having become more extensive, it is expedient to
pro-
vide for the more expeditious unloading and Dispatch
ot’
Vessels,
by the Erection
of
Transit Sheds, and the Construction
of‘
an addi-
tional Wet Dock, with Warehouses on
the
Quays thereof for the
Reception
of‘
Goods, Wares, and Merchandize
:
And whereas the
establisliing
of’
the said Warehouses uncler Regulations for landing,
housing, depositing,
and
shipping
of
Goods
and Merchandize, and
the Erection
of‘
such Transit Sheds, will facilitate
the
Business
of
the
Port, furnish additional Security to Merchants and others, and render
the Collection
of‘
the public Kevenrie more safe and convenient
:
And whereas
it
is espedient that
the
said Trustees should be autho-
rized to alter the
Salthouse
Dock
and the
Quays
thereof; and the
Graving Docks (numbered
2
and
3,
herein-af’ter mentioned), and the
Quays,
Entrances, and
Works
belonging to the same, and to erect
and
construct to the Northward of the
Clnrence
Dock,
on
Land
of
the said Trustees, Two Inclined Planes
or
Patent Slips for the repair-
ing
of
Vessels, and to extend and enlarge
the
Graving Docks to the
Northward
of
the
Clarence
Dock:
And whereas the Claim which
was
some
Time
since made on the Part
of‘
His late Majesty King
George
the Fourth,
in
respect
of
His Duchy
of
Lancaster,
to the
Strand
or
Shore
of
the said River
Mersey
between
the
High and
Low Water Marks, and to the Bed
of
the said River below Low-
water Mark, at ordinary Tides, throughout the said Township
of
Toxteti’i Park,
(and which said Claim is referred to
in
the
said
herein-
before recited Act
of‘
the Ninth Year
of
the Reign
of
His said
Najesty
King
George
the Fourth, intituled
An
Act to expluin
and
9G.4.
(’.
I
14.
nmeizd
Itco
Acts
of
the Fij’ty-Jirst Yew
of
His
late Majesty
and
tJle
Sixlh
Year
oj’ljjs
preseiit Jfajesty,
for
tJie Improvement
of
tJie
Port,
Harbour,
aizd
Town
oJ
Liverpool
j
mid
to authorize the Trustees
of
the
1,iverpool
IJocl~s
to
pay
Jw
certain Lands
ad
Hereditaments
pur-
clrrrsed under
the
same
Acts,)
was
subsequently wholly abandoned by
His
said
hlajesty,
and
in
consequence thereof the Purchase in the
said Act mentioned by the said ‘I‘rustees
fi-om
the said Corporation,
of’
such
Parts
of’
the said Strand or Shore and Bed
as
were required
fbr
the Purposes therein nientioned
or
ref’erred to, was accordingly
completed, and the \vhole Purchase Money or Sum
of‘
Sixty-five
tilousand niiie hunclred Pounds paid over by the said Trustees to
the said Corporation according to the Provisions
of
the same Act,
alld
the Parts
of
the said Strand or Shore and Bed
so
purchased
tl~ereupon became vested in and are
now
the Property ofthe said
Trustees
:
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