An Act to extend to the Town of Dartmouth, the Act relating to Commissioners of Highways in Halifax, and certain other Places.
Act 7th Geo. IV C. 3, with exceptions -extended to Dartmouth:
Be it enacted, by the Lieutenant-Governor, Council and Assembly, That, from and after the passing of this Act, the Act, passed in the seventh year of His present Majesty’s Reign, entitled, An Act relating to Commissioners of Highways in Halifax, extended to and certain other places, and every matter, clause and thing, therein contained, except the first, second, twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth Clauses or Sections thereof, shall be extended, and the same are hereby extended to the Town of Dartmouth.
Appointment of Commissioners of Highways for Dartmouth:
II. And be it further enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for the Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, or Commander in Chief for the time being, by and with the advice of His Majesty’s Council, to appoint, and commission during pleasure, three fit and proper Persons, Inhabitants of the said Town, to be Commissioners for repairing, keeping in mouth repair, and paving, the Streets and Highways in the said Town of Dartmouth; and upon the death, removal, or refusal to act, of any one or more of the said Commissioners, it shall and may be lawful for the said Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, or Commander in Chief, by and with the advice of His Majesty’s Council, to appoint and commission some fit and proper Person or Persons, being an Inhabitant or Inhabitants of the said Town, to supply such vacancy, and such appointment to renew, whenever necessary : So that the said Commissioners may always continue to be three in number.
Jurisdiction of Commissioners:
III. And be it further enacted, That the Jurisdiction, Powers and Authority, of the Commissioners so to be appointed for the said Town of Dartmouth, shall be confined and restricted to the bounds and limits following, that is to say :-to the distance or space of one Mile, measured in a Southwardly, Easterly, and Northwardly direction, from the Public Landing, or Steam Boat Company Wharf, in the said Town.
Power of Surveyors of High ways at Dartmouth to terminate on the 1st May:
IV. And be it further enacted, That from and after the first day of May next, the powers and authority of the Surveyors of Highways, within the limits above described in the Township of Dartmouth, shall cease and determine, any law, usage or custom, to the contrary notwithstanding.
“To extend the Act relating to Commissioners of Highways to the Town of Dartmouth”, 1828 c27