The Oriental Gas Company Act `1857

An Act to confer certain powers on the Oriental Gas Company, Limited.
1857
List of Chapters & Sections
  1. All sections

  2. 1
     Power to break up streets, etc., under superintendence, and to open drains
  3. 2
     Not to enter on private land without consent
  4. 3
     Notice to be served on persons having control, etc., before breaking up streets or opening drains
  5. 4
     Streets or drains not to be broken up except under superintendence of persons having control of the same. If persons having the control, etc., fail to superintend, Company may proceed with the work
  6. 5
     Streets broken up to be reinstated without delay
  7. 6
     Penalty for delay in reinstating streets
  8. 7
     In case of delay, other parties may reinstate, and recover the expenses. Expense how to be ascertained and recovered
  9. 8
     Power to enter buildings for ascertaining quantity of gas consumed
  10. 9
     Recovery of rent due for gas
  11. 10
     Power to take away pipes when supply of gas discontinued
  12. 11
     Meters not liable to distress for rent, etc
  13. 12
     Penalty for fraudulently using gas
  14. 13
     Penalty for wilfully damaging pipes
  15. 14
     Satisfaction for accidentally damaging pipes
  16. 15
     Penalty for causing water to be corrupted. Daily penalty during the continuance of the offence
  17. 16
     Daily penalty during escape of Gas after notice
  18. 17
     Penalty if water be fouled by Gas
  19. 18
     Power to examine Gas-pipes to ascertain cause of water being fouled
  20. 19
     Expenses to abide result of examination
  21. 20
     How expenses to be ascertained
  22. 21
     Liability to indictments for nuisance
  23. 22
     Copies of the original Deed of Association and of all rules, etc., to be kept for inspection at the office of the Company in Calcutta and in the office of the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies, or the Keeper of the Records of the Supreme Court at Fort William
  24. 23
     Service of process
  25. 24
     Recovery of penalties, etc
  26. 25
     Levy by distress
  27. 26
     No distress unlawful for want of form, etc
  28. 27
     Interpretatio