An act relating to Streets and Highways…in the Town of Dartmouth, 1847 c46

An Act relating to Streets and Highways in certain Towns and Places therein mentioned.
(Passed the 30th day of March, 1847.)

Appointment of Commrs. of High-ways for certain Towns & Villages:
BE it enacted, by the Lieutenant-Governor, Council, and Assembly, That the several and respective persons who now are Commissioners for repairing, keeping in repair, and paving the Streets and Highways in the Towns and Villages following, that is to say: Annapolis Royal, Windsor, Liverpool, Lunenburg, Pictou, New Glasgow, Bridgetown, Digby, Dartmouth, Antigonish, Chester, Arichat, Port Medway, Maitland, and Guysborough, respectively, shall be, and they are hereby declared Commissioners of Highways therein, respectively, during the pleasure of the Governor, for the purposes, and in the manner prescribed by this Act; and upon the death, removal, or refusal to act of any one of the Commissioners for either of the said Places, it shall be lawful for the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, to appoint some Inhabitant and Freeholder of the Town or Place, where the vacancy occurs, to supply the same–and such appointment to renew, whenever necessary, to the end, that the said Commissioners, for each of the said Places, may continue to be in number, Five for the Towns of Pictou and Arichat, and Three for each of the other Towns and Villages hereinbefore mentioned.

Limits of Jurisdiction:
II. And be it enacted, That the jurisdictions, powers, and authority of the Com
missioners of the said several Towns, shall be respectively confined and restricted to the bounds and limits following, that is to say:



To and within the bounds and limits following, that is to say: To the distance or space of One mile, measured in a Southwardly, Eastwardly, and Northwardly direction, from the Public Landing or Steamboat Company Wharf in the said Town.


“An act relating to Streets and Highways … in the Town of Dartmouth “, 1847 c46