The Law Relating to Electric Lighting, Traction and Power

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Butterworth & Company, 1903 - Electric engineering - 511 pages

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Page 48 - Where after the commencement of this Act, any action, prosecution, or other proceeding is commenced in the United Kingdom against any person for any act done in pursuance, or execution, or intended execution of any Act of Parliament, or of any public duty or autherity, or in respect of any alleged neglect or default in the execution of any such Act, duty, or authority...
Page 55 - I take it, without citing cases, that it is now thoroughly well established that no action will lie for doing that which the Legislature has authorised if it be done without negligence, although it does occasion damage to anyone ; but an action does lie for doing that which the Legislature has authorised if it be done negligently.
Page 288 - As a unit of resistance, the international ohm, which is based upon the ohm equal to 10" units of resistance of the CGS system of electromagnetic units, and is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current by a column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice, 14.4521 grams in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area and of the length of 106.3 centimetres.
Page 91 - Bill confirming any such Order is pending in either House of Parliament, a petition is presented against any...
Page 198 - Officer of the Company, and need not be under the Common Seal of the Company, and the same may be in Writing or in Print, or partly in Writing and partly in Print.
Page 361 - lines" on public roads ; for regulating the use of electrical power ; for preventing fusion or injurious electrolytic action of or on gas or water pipes or other metallic pipes, structures or substances; and for minimising as far as is reasonably practicable injurious interference with the electric wires, lines, and apparatus of parties other than the Company, and the currents therein, whether such lines do or do not use the earth as a return.
Page 342 - ... pounds, and in the case of a continuing offence to a further penalty not exceeding forty shillings for every day during which the offence continues.
Page 93 - Orders made in pursuance of this Section shall be laid before Parliament within Three Weeks after they are made, if Parliament be then sitting, and if Parliament be not then sitting, within Three Weeks after the Beginning of the then next Session of Parliament.
Page 288 - Ampere, which is one-tenth of the unit of current of the CGS system of electromagnetic units and which is represented sufficiently well for practical use by the unvarying current which, when passed through a solution of nitrate of silver in water, in accordance with a certain specification, deposits silver at the rate of 0.001118 of a gramme per second.
Page 126 - Ireland, within the police district of Dublin metropolis, the Acts regulating the powers and duties of justices of the peace for such district, or of the police of such district ; and elsewhere in Ireland, The Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act, 1851...

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