Laws

Laws about Brighton and Hove

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19th CENTURY
1818
[Brighthelmston Gas]
58 Geo III c.87
Repealed by Brighthelmston Gas [Act] 1823 c.97.

1823
[Brighthelmston Gas]
4 Geo IV c.97
Repealed by Brighton Gaslight Act 1930 c.40.

1834
[Brighthelmston, Hove and Preston Water]
4&5 Will IV c.38
Repealed by Brighton, Hove and Preston Constant Service Waterworks Act 1854 c.5.

1839
Brighton Gas Act
2&3 Vict c.38

1843
[Brighton and Hove General Gas Company]
6&7 Vict c.21
Repealed by Brighton and Hove Gas Act 1930 c.128.

1848
Brighton Gaslight Act
11&12 Vict c.40

1853
[Brighton, Hove and Preston Constant Service]
16&17 Vict c.25
Repealed by Brighton, Hove and Preston Constant Service Waterworks 1854 c.5.

1854
[Brighton, Hove and Preston Constant Service Waterworks]
17&18 Vict c.5
Repealed by Brighton Corporation Act 1931 c.109.

[Brighton and Hove Gas]
17&18 Vict c.42
Repealed by Brighton and Hove Gas Act 1930 c.128.

1857
[Brighton, Hove and Preston Constant Service Waterworks]
20&21 Vict c.22
Repealed by Brighton Corporation Act 1931 c.109.

1865
[Brighton, Hove and Preston Constant Service Waterworks Amendment]
28&29 Vict c.5
Repealed by Brighton Corporation Act 1931 c.109.

1866
Aldrington, Hove and Brighton Gas Act
29&30 Vict c.184
Incorporated in the Gas and Water Orders Confirmation Act 1875.

Brighton and Hove General Gas Company's Act
29&30 Vict c.106

1870
Brighton Intercepting and Outfall Sewers Act
33&34 Vict c.100
Created a Board to administer sewerage arrangements for Brighton, Hove and Rottingdean.
Incorporated in the Gas and Water Orders Confirmation Act 1875.

Brighton and Hove General Gas Company's Act
33&34 Vict c.106
Incorporated in the Gas and Water Orders Confirmation Act 1875.

1872
[Brighton Corporation Waterworks]
35&36 Vict c.86
Partly repealed by the Brighton Corporation Water Act 1924 c.63 and Brighton Corporation Act 1931 c.109.

Brighton and London Sea Water Supply Act
35&36 Vict c.159
A scheme to pump sea water from Brighton to London for bathing.

1873
Brighton and Hove Gas Act
35&36 Vict c.123
Incorporated in the Gas and Water Orders Confirmation Act 1875.

1875
Brighton and Hove Gas Order
Confirmed by
Gas and Water Orders Confirmation Act
38&39 Vict c.169
Incorporated the Aldrington, Hove and Brighton Gas Act 1866, the Brighton and Hove Gas Acts 1870 and 1873 and the Brighton Intercepting and Outfall Sewers Act 1870..

1876
Local Government Board's Provisional Orders Confirmation (Aberavon, &c) Act
An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders of the Local Government Board relating to the Boroughs of Aberavon, Andover, Brighton, and Burnley, the Districts of Merthyr Tydvil and Pensarn, the Rural Sanitary District of the Tadcaster Union, and the Borough of Truro.
39&40 Vict c.87

1876 continued
Brighton Order
Confirmed by
Local Government Board's Provisional Orders Confirmation (Bingley, &c) Act
An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders of the Local Government Board relating to the Improvement Act District of Bingley (two), the Borough of Brighton, the Districts of Chatham and Gillingham, the Special Drainage District of Norton, the District of North Bierley, the Borough of Nottingham, the Improvement Act District of Ramsgate, the Borough of Stoke-upon-Trent (two), and the Rural Sanitary District of the Ulverstone Union.
39&40 Vict c.198
Repealed by Brighton Corporation Act 1931 c.109.

1877
Brighton and London Sea Water Supply (Extension of Time) Act
An Act to extend the time for the completion of the Works authorised by the Brighton and London Sea Water Supply Act, 1872.
40&41 Vict c.224

1879
Brighton and Hove Gas Act
42&43 Vict c.38

1881
Brighton and Hove Gas Act
An Act to provide for the amalgamation of the Brighton Gaslight and Coke Company with the Brighton and Hove General Gas Company, and to authorise the said Company to purchase the undertaking of the Aldrington, Hove, and Brighton Gas Company; to acquire lands; and for other purposes.
44&45 Vict c.206

1883
[Brighton Corporation Waterworks]
An Act to enable the Corporation of Brighton to raise further Moneys for their Waterworks Undertaking.
46&47 Vict c.103
Repealed by Brighton Corporation Act 1931 c.109.

1883
Brighton Electric Lighting Order
Confirmed by
Electric Lighting Orders Confirmation (No 8)
An Act for confirming certain Provisional Orders made by the Board of Trade under the Electric Lighting Act, 1882, relating to Bradford, Brighton, Hanover Square District (London), Norwich, South Kensington District (London), Strand District (London), and Victoria District (London).
46&47 Vict c.220
Extended by Brighton Corporation Act 1914; repealed by Brighton Corporation Act 1931 c109.

1888
Local Government Board's Provisional Orders Confirmation (No 6)
An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders of the Local Government Board relating to the Borough of Brighton and Town of Hove, the Darenth Valley Main Sewerage District, and the Local Government Districts of East Barnet Valley, Friern Barnet, and Herne Bay.
51&52 Vict c.101
Confirmed Brighton and Hove Order 1888.

1891
Brighton Order
Confirmed by
Local Government Board's Provisional Orders Confirmation (No 8) Act
An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders of the Local Government Board relating to the Urban Sanitary Districts of Brighton, Cheltenham, Linthwaite, Southport, and Waltham-Holy-Cross.
54&55 Vict c.70
Repealed by Brighton Corporation Act 1931 c.109.

1893
Brighton and Hove Gas Act
56&57 Vict c.65

1893
Brighton Order
Confirmed by
Local Government Board's Provisional Orders Confirmation (No 9) Act
56&57 Vict c.117
Repealed by Brighton Corporation Act 1931 c.109.

1896
Brighton Corporation Water Act
59&60 Vict c.137 Repealed by Brighton Corporation Act 1931 c.109.

1898
Hove (Aldrington) Electric Lighting Order
Confirmed by
Electric Lighting Order Confirmation (No 3) Act
61&62 Vict c.11
Repealed (except article 50) by Hove Corporation Act 1913 c.53.

Brighton and Hove (Outfall Sewers) Order
Confirmed by
Local Government Board's Provisional Orders Confirmation (No 9) Act
56&57 Vict c.117

20th CENTURY
1910
Brighton and Hove Gas Act
10 Edw VII & 1 Geo V c.36

1912
Brighton and Hove Gas Act
2&3 Geo V c.30
Royal Assent 7 August 1912

1915
Brighton and Hove Gas Act
3&4 Geo V c.19
Royal Assent 24 June 1915

1920
Brighton and Hove Gas Act
10&11 Geo V c.44
[Summary] To increase capital and other financial provisions.
[See London Gazette, 25 November 1919, 14458f]

1921
Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing Electric Lighting Order
Transfers responsibility of supplying electricity in the urban district of Shoreham from County Borough of Brighton to Frank Gibbs of Beach Shipyard, Shoreham-by-Sea.
[See London Gazette, 5 July 1921, 5396]

1924
Brighton Electricity (Extension) Order
Extension to supply to streets west of Boundary Road, Portslade. [See London Gazette, 12 February 1924, 1303] Brighton Electricity (Extension) Special Order
[See ESRO C/C/114/1/22]

Brighton and Hove (Outfall Sewerage) Order
Confirmed by
Ministry of Health Provisional Order Confirmation Act
14&15 Geo V c.17

Brighton Order
Confirmed by
Ministry of Health Provisional Order Confirmation Act
14&15 Geo V c.81

1924 continued
Brighton Corporation Water Act
14&15 Geo V c.63
Royal Assent 1 August 1924
Repealed by Brighton Corporation Act 1931 c.109.

1928
Brighton Order
Consent to borrow more money for waterworks.

1930
Brighton and Hove Gas Act
20&21 Geo V c.128
Royal Assent 10 July 1930

1932
Brighton Electricity (Generating Station Extension)
[Summary] Compulsory acquisition and user of lands in Southwick for purposes of an electricity generating station. [See London Gazette, 16 August 1932, 5305]

1934
Brighton, Hove and Worthing Gas Act
24&25 Geo V c.17
Royal Assent 26 April 1934
The 1948 Act nationalised the gas industry, the Brighton & Hove area coming under the South Eastern Gas Board.
Repealed by Gas Act 1948 c.67

1937
Brighton Gas Special Order
[See ESRO C/C/114/1/50]

Brighton, Hove and Worthing Gas Act
1 Edw VIII & 1 Geo VI c.20

1954
Brighton Corporation Water Order [See ESRO C/C/114/1/65]

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