Waterworks Clauses Act, 1863



An Act for consolidating in One Act certain Provisions frequently inserted in Acts relating to Waterworks. [28th July 1863.]

10 & 11 Vict. c. 17.

WHEREAS the Waterworks Clauses Act, 1847, was passed in order to comprise in one Act sundry provisions which were at the time of the passing of that Act usually introduced into Acts of Parliament authorizing the construction of certain waterworks:

And whereas sundry provisions of the like nature, but not comprised in the said Act, are now frequently introduced into Acts of Parliament relating to waterworks, and it is expedient to comprise such last-mentioned provisions also in one Act, and that as well for the purpose of avoiding the necessity of repeating such provisions in special Acts relating to waterworks, as for ensuring greater uniformity in the provisions themselves :