Nelson Waterworks Act 1863

2 Interpretation
  • The following words and expressions in this Act shall have the meanings hereby assigned to them, unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction (that is to say):

    The word lands shall include messuages, lands, tenements, and hereditaments of any tenure

    The word streams shall, include springs, brooks, and other running waters

    The word street shall include any wharf, quay, jetty, square, court, alley, highway, lane, road, thoroughfare, or public passage, or place within the District of Brook Street Valley or City of Nelson, or projecting from any part thereof into the sea or harbour

    The expression waterworks shall mean the waterworks and the works connected therewith authorised to be constructed by this Act

    The expression water rate shall include any rent, reward, or payment to be made for a supply of water

    The expression 2 Justices shall mean 2 or more Justices of the Peace met and acting together, or a District Court Judge

    The word Superintendent shall mean the Superintendent for the time being of the Province of Nelson.