Middlesex County Council Act 1931

Cited as:1931 c. xxxii
Jurisdiction:UK Non-devolved


Middlesex County Council Act 1931

(21 & 22 Geo. 5) c. xxxii

An Act to make further provision for the disposal of sewage in the county of Middlesex to confer further powers upon the Council of that county and the local authorities therein and for other purposes.

[11th June 1931]

[2] & 22 Geo. 5.] Middlesex [Ch. xxxiij County Council Act, 1931. CHAPTER xxxii. An Act to make further provision for the disposal a.d. 1931. of sewage in the county of Middlesex to confer further powers upon the Council of that county and the local authorities therein and for other purposes. [11th June 1931.] W HEREAS it is expedient to make further provision for the disposal of sewage in that part of the county of Middlesex which comprises the areas mentioned in the First Schedule to this Act and for that purpose to authorise the county council of the administrative county of Middlesex (in this Act called " the Council ") to execute the works and exercise the powers referred to in this Act: And whereas it is expedient to provide for the reception into the sewers of the Council of sewage from the sewers of the local authorities for the said areas and for enabling other local authorities by agreement with the Council to discharge sewage into the Council's sewers : And whereas it is expedient that the other provisions contained in this Act be enacted : And whereas the purposes of this Act cannot be effected without the authority of Parliament: And whereas estimates have been prepared by the Council for the purposes hereinafter mentioned and such estimates are as follows : For the acquisition of lands and ease- £ ments and for the construction of the works authorised by this Act 5,250,000 [Price 3s. Od. Net.] A 1 [Ch. XXXii.] Middlesex [21 & 22 Geo. 5.] County Council Act, 1931. A.D. 1931. And whereas the several works included in such estimates respectively are permanent works and it is expedient that the Council should be empowered to borrow money for those purposes as provided by this Act: And whereas in relation to the promotion of the Bill for this Act the requirements of the Borough Funds Act 1872 so far as the same are applicable have been complied with by the Council: And whereas plans and sections showing the lines and levels of the works authorised by this Act and also a book of reference containing 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 respective clerks of the county councils of Middlesex and Surrey which plans sections and book of reference are in this Act respectively referred to as the deposited plans sections and book of reference : May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted and be it enacted by the King'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): Preliminary. Short title. \t This Act may be cited as the Middlesex County Council Act 1931. Ineorpora. 2. The following Acts and parts of Acts (so far as the tion of same are applicable for the purposes and are not incon- Acts- sistent with the provisions of this Act) are hereby incorporated with this Act (namely): (1) The Lands Clauses Acts with the following exceptions and modification : Sections 127 to 132 of the Lands Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 are not incorporated with this Act; The bond required by section 85 of the Lands Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 shall be sufficient without the addition of the sureties mentioned in that section; 2 [21 & 22 Geo. 5.] Middlesex [Ch. XXXiiJ County Council Act, 1931. (2) The provisions of the Railways Clauses Consoli- A.D. 1931. dation Act 1845 with respect to the temporary *-** occupation of lands near the railway during the construction thereof and in the construction of those provisions " the railway " shall mean the works authorised by the section of this Act whereof the marginal note is " Power to make works " and " the centre of the railway " shall mean the centre lines of those works or in the case of Works Nos. 1 and 9 the boundaries thereof. 3.(1) In this Act the several words and expressions Interpreta-to which meanings are assigned by the Public Health tion* Acts have the same respective meanings unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction. (2) In this Act unless the subject or context otherwise requires " The Council " means the county council of the administrative county of Middlesex; " The county '* means the administrative county of Middlesex; " The sewerage district " means the district comprising the areas which are mentioned in the First Schedule to this Act; " Constituent district" means each of the boroughs and urban districts and the rural district included in the sewerage district; " Disused works " means any sewage disposal works or other works of a local authority which will no longer be required by such local authority (except for the purpose of treating or dealing with such portion of the sewage of their district as may not be received into the sewers of the Council under the provisions of this Act) in consequence of the sewage of their district or part thereof being received into the sewers of the Council in pursuance of the section of this Act whereof the marginal note is " Use of works by local authorities "; " Sinking fund payments " means the charges for the repayment of loans whether by means of a sinking fund or otherwise; A 2 3 [Ch. xxxii.] Middlesex [21 & 22 Geo. 5.} County Council Act, 1931. 4..D, 1931. " The Lands Clauses Acts" means the Lands Clauses Acts as modified by the Acquisition of Land (Assessment of Compensation) Act 1919 and by this Act; "The tribunal" means the tribunal or other authority to whom any question of disputed purchase money or compensation under this Act is referred in pursuance of the Acquisition of Land (Assessment of Compensation) Act 1919; " The Public Health Acts" means the Public Health Act 1875 and the Acts amending the same; " The Port Authority" means the Port of London Authority; " The Minister " means the Minister of Health. (3) For the purposes of this Act The expression " dry weather flow" in relation to the sewage of any area means the flow of sewage discharged from such area on the basis of forty gallons per head, of the population thereof discharged throughout* the twenty-four hours; and The expression " population" in relation to any constituent district means the population thereof as estimated by the Registrar-General in his last estimate for the time being and in relation to a part of a constituent district means the estimated number of persons residing therein. Wokks and Lands. Power to 4. Subject to the provisions of this Act the Council make works. mav enter upon take and use all or any of the lands delineated upon the deposited plans and described in the deposited book of reference and may make maintain renew enlarge work and use in and according to the lines situations and levels shown on the deposited plans and sections the works hereinafter described together with all necessary and proper works and conveniences connected therewith (that is to say): Work No. 1 Sewage disposal works comprising sewage tanks; storm-water tanks grit chambers 4 [21 & 22 Geo. 5.] Middlesex [Ch. xxxii.] County Council Act, 1931. pumping station and other Works in the urban A.D. 1931. district of Heston and Meworth on the lands referred to in the section of this Act whereof the marginal note is " Acquisition and utilisation of sewage lands and discharge of effluent &c."; Work No. 2 A sewer in the urban districts of Hendon Willesden Kingsbury and Wembley the borough of Ealing and the urban districts of Southafi-Norwood and Heston and Isleworth commencing near to the junction of Hendon Way and Woodville Road and terminating at Work No. 1; Work No. 2a A sewer in the urban district of Hendon commencing at the sewage works of the Hendon Urban District Council north of the North Circular Road and terminating by a junction with Work No. 2 in that road; Work No. 2b A sewer in the urban district of Hendon commencing at the sewage works of the Hendon Urban District Council north of the North Circular Road and terminating by a junction with Work No. 2 in that road; Work No. 2c A sewer in the rural district of Hendon and in the urban districts of Wealdstone Wembley and Kingsbury commencing at the sewage works of the Hendon Rural District Council in the parish of Little Stanmore and terminating by a junction with Work No. 2; Work No. 2d A sewer in the urban district of Wealdstone in the rural district of Hendon and the urban district of Wembley commencing at the sewage works of the Wealdstone Urban District Council and terminating by a junction with Work No. 2c; Work No. 2e A sewer in the borough of Ealing commencing at the northern sewage works of the Ealing Corporation and terminating by a junction with Work No. 2 in Ruislip Road; Work No. 2f A sewer in the borough of Ealing commencing in Coston's Lane and terminating by a junction with Work No. 2; 5 [Oh. xxxiij Middlesex [21 & 22 Geo. 5. J County Council Act, 1931. A.D. 1931. Work No. 2g A sewer in the borough of Ealing commencing at the Greenford sewage works of the Ealing Corporation and terminating by a junction with Work No. 2; Work No. 2h A sewer in the borough of Ealing and the urban district of Southall-Norwood commencing at the Hanwell sewage works of the Ealing Corporation and terminating by a junction with Work No. 2; Work No. 2j A sewer in the borough of Ealing and the urban districts of Brentford and Chiswick and Heston and Isleworth commencing at the southern sewage works of the Ealing Corporation and terminating by a junction with Work No. 2; Work No. 3 A sewer in the urban districts of Uxbridge Yiewsley and West Drayton Hayes and...

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