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WAIREWA COUNTY COUNCIL.

HEAVY TRAFFIC B* LAWS.

A special meeting of tbe Wairewa County Council was held at the Council Chambers, Little River, on Tuesday last to consider the proposed heavy traffic by-laws which the Council propose to bring '.into operation before tbe harvest is carted away this year. There were present Messrs J. 0, Coop (chairman), J. Johnson, W. F .Parkinson, J, C. C. Gebbie and T. Thompson.

Apologies were received from Messrs T. Feather and J. F Buchanan.

Tbe Council's solicitors forwarded copies of the new Halawell County Council's heavy traffic and traction engine by J awe. The by-laws were considered and adopted, similar to those of tbe Halswell County's, with tbe following alterations :—

I Mr J. C, C. Gebbie proposed clause 11 of tbe by laws be; struck out. Clause 11 reads: •• Every owner of an engine shall on or before issue to him of a license therefore give security to the Council that no special damage would accrue to any road, street, «. bridge, culvert which eball be under the care, control or management of tho Council by reason of tbe trans portation, propulsion or use thereon or thereover of the engine or any vehicles attached thereto or connected therewith in respect of which such license is issued. Such security shall be no bond in the form contained in schedule D to this by-law or to that effect, and with or without sureties as the Council may require in a sum of £50, provided that in lieu of giving such bond, the applicant may de-

posit wi h tbe Cnincil fcue sum of £20."

The motion lapsed.

Mr Parkinon prr po-cd Ihe security be £25, instead of £50, and the de posit required Hy the Council £10, instead of £20.

This was seconded by Mr Thompson and carried.

! On ihe motion of Mr Thompson, seconded by ibe chairman, it was agreed tbnt the annual fee for n traction tngine licensed in the County jo carry loads should be £5, instead of £15, Messrs Parkinson and Gebbie dissenting.

It was resolved that the by law should not include any horse vehicles, Tbe by-Jaw also provides that the maximum weight of a load drawn by a traction engine shall not be more than twelve tons exclusive of vehicle.

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WAIREWA COUNTY COUNCIL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4361, 3 January 1914

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WAIREWA COUNTY COUNCIL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4361, 3 January 1914

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