1884 Byelaws for Footpaths and Pavements

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WITH RESPECT TO THE CLEANSING OF FOOTWAYS AND PAVEMENTS

In the Urban Sanitary District of Rishton.

The cleansing of footways and pavements adjoining any premises.

1. The occupier of any premises fronting, adjoining, or abutting on any street shall, once at least in every day, Sundays excepted, cleanse the footways and pavements adjoining such premises.

Penalties.

2. Every person who shall offend against the foregoing bye-law shall be liable for every such offence to a penalty of £5.

Provided nevertheless, that the justices or court before whom any complaint may be made or any proceedings may be taken in respect of any such offence may, if they think fit, adjudge the payment as a penalty of any sum less than the full amount of the penalty imposed by this bye-law.

Passed under the Common Seal of the Local Board of the District of Rishton, in the County of Lancaster, acting as the Urban Sanitary Authority, at a Meeting of the Local Board held on the Nineteenth day of December, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-three.

JASPER I. HELM, Clerk

JAMES HANSON, chairman.

Allowed by the Local Government Board, this Twenty-ninth day of April, 1884.

CHARLES W. DILKE, President.

HUGH OWEN, Secretary.

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