Railways (Ireland) Act, 1890



An Act to provide further facilities for the construction of certain Railways in Ireland. [18th August 1890.]

[Ss. 1 to 4 rep. 8 Edw. 7. c. 49 (S.L.R.).]

Powers to railway company.

52 & 53 Vict. c. 66.

5. Where the Treasury have made an agreement with a railway company under the provisions of section four of the Light Railways (Ireland) Act, 1889, for the construction, maintenance, and working of a light railway, it shall be lawful for the railway company, with the consent of the Treasury, to construct, maintain, and work under such agreement a railway other than a light railway.


23 & 24 Vict. c. 152.

34 & 35 Vict. c. 114.

44 & 45 Vict. c. 17.

46 & 47 Vict. c. 43.

52 & 53 Vict. c. 66.

6. In this Act, unless there is something inconsistent in the context—

The expression “the Tramways (Ireland) Acts” means the Tramways (Ireland) Act, 1860, the Tramways (Ireland) Amendment Act, 1861, the Tramways (Ireland) Amendment Act, 1871, the Tramways (Ireland) Amendment Act, 1881, the Tramways and Public Companies (Ireland) Act, 1883, and the Light Railways (Ireland) Act, 1889;

. . . . . .

All other words and expressions in this Act which are not thereby defined or explained, and are defined or explained in any of the Tramways (Ireland) Acts, have, unless there is something inconsistent in the context, the same meaning as in the last-mentioned Acts, and the said Acts as varied by this Act and this Act shall, so far as is inconsistent with the tenor thereof, be read together and construed as one Act.

Short title.

7. This Act may be cited as the Railways (Ireland) Act, 1890.

[Scheds. rep. 8 Edw. 7. c. 49 (S.L.R.).]