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    5. Notice to be served and plan deposited before breaking up streets, etc.

    Before the Company proceeds to open, break up, or interfere with any street, railway, or wharf, sewer, drain, or tunnel it shall give to the local authority notice in writing of its intention so to do not less than 3 clear days before commencing such work, and shall, at the same time, deposit with the local authority a plan setting forth the extent to, and the manner in which, it proposes to carry out such work, and the time at which it is intended to commence the same, and (except as hereinafter provided) no street, railway, or wharf, sewer, drain, or tunnel shall be opened, broken up, or interfered with unless under the superintendence of the local authority and in accordance with the plan deposited as aforesaid: Provided always, that if no officer appointed by the local authority attends at the time fixed in such notice and remains during the opening, breaking up, or interference with any street, railway, or wharf, sewer, drain, or tunnel, the Company may perform the work specified in such notice and set out in such plan without such superintendence: Provided further that, in cases of emergency arising from accidents to or defects in the works necessitating the opening, breaking up of or interference with any street, railway, or wharf, sewer, drain, or tunnel, such accidents or defects may be repaired without previous notice and without the deposit of any plan, but such notice shall be given and such plan shall be deposited as soon as possible after the commencement of the work or the necessity for the same has arisen.



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