The Oriental Gas Company Act `1857An Act to confer certain powers on the Oriental Gas Company, Limited.
List of Chapters & Sections
All sections1Power to break up streets, etc., under superintendence, and to open drains2Not to enter on private land without consent3Notice to be served on persons having control, etc., before breaking up streets or opening drains4Streets 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 work5Streets broken up to be reinstated without delay6Penalty for delay in reinstating streets7In case of delay, other parties may reinstate, and recover the expenses. Expense how to be ascertained and recovered8Power to enter buildings for ascertaining quantity of gas consumed9Recovery of rent due for gas10Power to take away pipes when supply of gas discontinued11Meters not liable to distress for rent, etc12Penalty for fraudulently using gas13Penalty for wilfully damaging pipes14Satisfaction for accidentally damaging pipes15Penalty for causing water to be corrupted. Daily penalty during the continuance of the offence16Daily penalty during escape of Gas after notice17Penalty if water be fouled by Gas18Power to examine Gas-pipes to ascertain cause of water being fouled19Expenses to abide result of examination20How expenses to be ascertained21Liability to indictments for nuisance22Copies 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 William23Service of process24Recovery of penalties, etc25Levy by distress26No distress unlawful for want of form, etc27Interpretatio