Dublin United Tramways (Lucan Electric Railways) Act, 1927

Penalty for failure to open the railways for traffic.

32.—If the Company fail within the period limited by this Act to complete the said railways and open the same for public traffic, the Company shall be liable to a penalty of £50 a day for every day after the expiration of the period so limited until the railways are completed and opened for public traffic or until the sum received in respect of such penalty amounts to five per centum of the estimated cost of the works and the said penalty may be applied for by any road authority landowners or other person claiming to be compensated or interested in accordance with the provisions of the next following section of this Act and in the same manner as the penalty provided in section 3 of the Railway and Canal Traffic Act, 1854 . And every sum of money recovered by way of such penalty as aforesaid shall be paid under the warrant or order of such court or judge as is specified in that section to an account opened or to be opened in the name of the Accountant for the time being of the High Court of Justice in Saorstát Eireann in the bank and to the credit specified in such warrant or order and shall not be paid thereout except as hereinafter provided.