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(LORDS' AMENDMENTS TO A PRIVATE BILL.)

AMENDMENTS MADE IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS

TO THE

Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Carlisle Branch Railway Bill.

cl. 17,

Page 2 of print (as amended in Committee], line 2, for second “and "insert“ or.”
Page 3, l. 1, after “ Temporal ” in the ingrossment, leave out the second "and

Temporal.”
Page 8, after Clause 12, insert Clause (A.)
Page 9, cl. 16, 1. 6, for “ share "insert “shares.”

1.
4,
for “share” insert “shares,” and in the same line, after

"to "insert“ immediately before the passing of this Act.”
Page 10, after Clause 20, insert Clause (B.)
Page 11, cl. 24, I. 4, for “ Railway” insert" Railways.”

after Clause 25, insert Clause (C.) Page 12. after Clause 26, insert Clause (D.)

cl. 27, 1. 23, for “Blinkensop” insert “ Blenkinsop.”
cl. 27, 1. 25, after“ warden ” leave out “ 24, in the parish and

township of Hexham.”
Page 13, cl. 28, 1. 16, after “Corbridge” leave out“ and.'

1. 8, leave out “both” and insert “and 24, in the parish

and township of Hexham, all.”
1. 12, leave out “two ” and insert “ three.”
1. 16, leave out “two ” and insert“ three.”

1. 23, leave out “two” and insert “ three.” Page 15, cl. 33, 1. 3, leave out “ Act" and insert “ Acts.”

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CLAUSE (A.) Provided always, and be it Enacted, That all mortgages and bonds Old Mortgranted by the Company before the passing of this Act, and which shall gages to have

. be in force at the time of the passing of this Act, shall, during the continuance thereof, have priority over any mortgages or bonds to be created by virtue of this Act.

before Infirmary.

CLAUSE (B.)
Company to

AND whereas the noise occasioned by the passage of traffic and erect a Fence

engines along the said Railway may be injurious to the inmates of the Wall and seat Sleepers Infirmary for the counties of Northumberland, Durham and Newcastle

upon Tyne; BE it Enacted, for the remedy thereof, before opening for public use the said intended line of Railway into Newcastle, by this Act authorized to be made, the said Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Carlisle Railway Company shall erect a fence wall on the north side of the said extension line of Railway, of not less than Thirteen fee in height from the level of the rails thereon, to screen the same Railway from the building now occupied by the said Infirmary and the grounds thereto belonging; the said fence wall to commence at the bridge across the highway, called the Forth Bank Road, at the western extremity of the said bridge, and to extend therefrom in a westerly direction for the space of One hundred yards ; and in constructing the said line, the said Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Carlisle Railway Company shall, for the space hereinafter mentioned, use timber sleepers, and seat the chairs of the rails upon felt, by placing a layer of felt between the said chairs and the sleepers to which the same are attached; and that the said extension line of Railway shall be so constructed throughout such portion of the line as shall be screened by the fence wall hereinbefore described, and further, in an easterly direction, until the same Railway shall enter the station-house.

Clause (C.) Branch to Alston not to be partially opened.

And be it Enacted, That it shall not be lawful for the said Company to open for the use of the public any part or portion of the said lastmentioned Branch Railway between its commencement at the point of junction with the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, in the township of Haltwhistle and the town of Alston, until the whole of the line from the said commencement of the said Branch Railway to Alston aforesaid shall have been completed and opened for the use of the public.

and Gates at level cross

CLAUSE (D.) Company to

And be it Enacted, That for the greater security and convenience erect. Stations of the public, the Company shall forth with make and maintain on both sides of any of the Railways made or to be made under the

powers ings. of the said recited Act or this Act, at the points where any of the

said Railways shall cross on the level any turnpike or other public carriage road (except the roads crossing the River South Tyne at Wharmlay and Allerwash Fords), good and sufficient gates across such turnpike or other road, and shall employ proper persons to attend to the opening and shutting such gates, and such gates shall be kept constantly closed across such road on both sides of the Railway, except during the time when horses, cattle, carts or carriages passing along the same shall have to cross such Railway, and such gates shall be of such dimensions, and so constructed, as when closed to fence in the Railway and prevent cattle or horses passing along the

road

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road from entering upon the Railway, and the person entrusted with
the care of such gates shall cause the same to be closed as soon as
such horses, cattle, carts or carriages shall have passed through the
same, and for every neglect the said Company shall forfeit and pay
any sum not less than Twenty shillings and not more than Ten
pounds, in the discretion of Two Justices of the Peace acting for any
of the counties of Northumberland, Durham, Cumberland, or the
town of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, such penalties to be recovered within
Ten days after each such neglect, in like manner and with the
like power of appeal as is enacted with respect to penalties in
the said first-recited Act, and that the Company shall erect and
permanently maintain a station or lodge at each of the said points;
and in case the said Company shall not erect such station or lodge
within Twelve months after the passing of this Act, at such points
of crossing upon the said Railways already made under the authority
of the said recited Acts or any of them, and on or before the opening
of the parts of the said Railways by this Act authorized to be inade,
then the said Company shall forfeit and pay a sum of One thousand
pounds in each case, which may be recovered by any person suing
for the same, by action in any of Her Majesty's Courts of Record
at Westminster, with full costs of suit : Provided always, That it
shall be lawful for the Board of Trade, in any case in which they
are satisfied that it will be more conducive to the public safety that
the gates on any level crossing over any such road should be kept
closed across the Railway, to order that such gates shall be kept so
closed instead of across the road, and in such case, such gates shall
be kept constantly closed across the Railway, except when engines or
carriages passing along the Railway shall have occasion to cross such
road, in the same manner and under the like penalty as above directed
with respect to the gates being kept closed across the road.

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Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed,

17 August 1846.

629.

Under 1 oz.

25 June 1846.-10 Vict.

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B I L L

To continue certain of the Provisions of an Act of the

Fifth and Sixth Year of Her present Majesty, for amending the Constitution of the Government of Newfoundland.

[Note.—The Words printed in Italics are proposed to be inserted

in the Committee.]

HEREAS by an Act passed in the fifth and sixth year

of Preamble. the reign of Her Majesty, for amending the Constitution of the Government of Newfoundland, divers powers and authorities were

for that purpose vested in Her Majesty, and it was thereby provided 5 that no change which should be made in the Constitution of the said

Island under the said Act should continue for a longer time than the First day of September One thousand eight hundred and Forty-six, unless Parliament should otherwise order:

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And whereas by virtue of the provision last aforesaid the changes 10 made in the Constitution of the said Island under the said Act will

cease to be in force upon and from and after the First day of September now next ensuing, when the Constitution of the Government of Newfoundland, as it existed before the passing of the said recited Act,

will revive and again become in force within the said Island; and it 15 is expedient that after and notwithstanding such revival as aforesaid

of the said Constitution, certain of the powers in Her Majesty vested in and by the said recited Act should continue to be vested in Her Majesty;

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,

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