An Act additional to the Act for regulating the Dartmouth Common.
(Passed the 21st day of March, 1848.)
WHEREAS, in a recent search for Mines and Minerals, a large excavation has been made on the South Western part of the Common at Dartmouth, and a Spring having been struck, the same is constantly filled with water, and the use thereof might be advantageously disposed of for the improvement of the remainder of the said Common :
Trustees to Lease Excavation, &c.:
I. Be it enacted, by the Lieutenant-Governor, Council, and Assembly, That it shall be lawful for the Trustees of the said Common, from time to time, to dispose of the said Excavation or Pit, and the use of the water therein being, to any person or Body Corporate who may wish to procure the same, for any term not exceeding Twenty-one years, with liberty to the Lessee to carry any Pipes that may be required for the purpose of conducting such water from the said Pit, across, over, under, and through, any other portion of the said Common, and to make and execute Leases to the purchasers thereof in conformity with the terms agreed upon.
Application of Monies received under Act:
II. And be it enacted, That all Monies received by the said Trustees under this application of Mo Act, after deducting the necessary expenses of making such sales, shall be applied et to the improvement of the remainder of the said Common, and of the Road leading through the same.
Commrs. of Streets to permit laying of Pipes, &c., Proviso:
III And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Commissioners of Streets for the Town of Dartmouth, and they are hereby empowered, if they shall see fit so to do, to permit any such Lessee as aforesaid, to lay down, and place in, or along, or under, the side walks of the Streets and Highways under their jurisdiction such Pipes as may be required to carry away the water from the said Pit, and for that purpose to open up the said side walks upon such terms, and under such restrictions, as may be agreed upon : Provided always, that all trenches opened for the purpose aforesaid, shall be closed with all convenient speed after the laying down of such Pipes.
“Additional Act relating to the Dartmouth Common”, 1848 c10