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Proc. No. 38 of 1902.

Application of rates.

shall be produced to such Official for payment of the rates last imposed on such interest.

27. The proceeds of the rate or rates in the preceding sections mentioned shall be applied for and towards such purposes of the Municipality as the Council shall from time to time think fit.



Against an entry in the Valuation Roll made up under the provisions of Proclamation No. 38 of 1902.

To the Valuation Court

Year 190...

of the Municipality of Johannesburg.

The following entry has been made in the Valuation Roll of the Municipality of Johannesburg :

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Signature of Objector.


Johannesburg, of......190...

(Amended by Ord. 27 of 1902; Ord. 34 of 1902; Ord. 41 of 1902; and see also Ord. 3 of 1903; Ord. 9 of 1903; Ord. 19 of 1903; Ord. 21 of 1903; Ord. 23 of 1903; Ord. 38 of 1903; Ord. 43 of 1903; Ord. 58 of 1903, sects. 5, 42, 60, 61, 62, 63; Ord. 62 of 1903, and Ord. 64 of 1903).


By His Excellency the Administrator of the Transvaal.

(DATED 19TH JUNE, 1902.)

WHEREAS it is desirable to add to the powers granted to

the Town Council of Johannesburg in and by Proclamation No. 16 of 1901:

Now, therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in me, I do hereby proclaim, declare, and make known as follows:

1. The term "the Council," as used in this Proclamation, shall mean the Town Council of Johannesburg, established under Proclamation No. 16 of 1901.

*2. (1) Clause 4 of Proclamation No. 16 of 1901 is hereby repealed, and the following clause substituted in place thereof:(a) There shall be for the Government of the said Municipality, a Council which shall consist of so many Councillors as the Governor shall from time to time, by notice in the Gazette, determine, not being less than twelve, to be appointed by the Governor, and to hold office during pleasure. A Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Municipality shall be appointed by the Governor from among the Councillors, and shall hold office during the Governor's pleasure, and the Deputy Chairman shall be paid such salary from and out of the funds of the Municipality as the Governor may direct.

(2) Clause 6 of Proclamation of No. 16 of 1901 is hereby amended by the deletion of the words, "An Ordinary Meeting of the Council shall take place at least once in every week, and by the insertion in their place of the words, "The Council shall meet at least forty (40) times in each calendar year.'

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(3) Clause 7 of Proclamation No. 16 of 1901 is hereby amended by the deletion of the word "seven " therein, and the substitution in place thereof of the words, "one-half or such larger proportion as the Council may from time to time fix of the-.

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(4) Clause 10 of Proclamation No. 16 of 1901 is hereby amended, by striking out all the words after the word "purpose" therein, and by substituting in place thereof the following words: "and minutes of proceedings at a meeting of the Council, signed at the same or the next ensuing meeting by the

Clause 4 of Pr. 16 of 1901 is now obsolete owing to the establishment of an Elective Council under the provisions of Ord. 38 of 1903.

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Proc. No. 39 of 1902.

Chairman, or by a member of the Council, describing himself as, or appearing to be, Chairman of the meeting at which the minutes are signed, shall be received in evidence without further proof.'

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(5) Clause 18 of Proclamation No. 16 of 1901 is hereby amended, by striking out all the words after the word "paid,' where it occurs the second time in the said clause.

(6) Clause 31 of Proclamation No. 16 of 1901 is hereby repealed, and a new clause inserted in place thereof, to read as follows::

"The Council shall, in addition to the powers above enumerated, have the power to supply, on such terms as may be fixed by the Council, electricity, gas and water, for all purposes for which the same can be used, to all buildings, grounds, places or premises, or any part thereof.""

(7) Clauses 32 to 36 inclusive of Proclamation No. 16 of 1902 are hereby amended, by the substitution of the words "gas or water," for the words "or gas," wherever the same occur in the said clauses.

(8) Clause 37 of Proclamation No. 16 of 1901 is hereby repealed, and the following clause substituted in lieu thereof:"All streets, roads, thoroughfares, foot-pavements, foot


paths, sidewalks, squares and open spaces which have been, or shall be, at any time set apart and appropriated by proper authority, for the use of the public, or to which the inhabitants of the Municipality shall any time have or acquire, a common right shall be vested in, and be under the management and control of the Council."


(9) Clause 38 of Proclamation No. 16 of 1901 is hereby amended, by the insertion therein after the word "Chairman," of the words," or in his absence the Deputy Chairman."

(10) Clause 40 of Proclamation No. 16 of 1901 is hereby amended, by the insertion of the word "rents" after the word "tolls" in sub-section (2), and by adding at the end of subsection (3) the words, " and also all charges or profits arising from any service or undertaking carried on by the Council, by virtue of any powers vested in it."

(11) Clauses 41 and 43 of Proclamation No. 16 of 1901 are hereby amended by the insertion of the words "or under any bye-law in force in the Municipality" after the word "Proclamation" in each of the said Clauses.

3. Clause 21 of Proclamation 16 of 1901 is hereby

Amendment to Clause 21 of Proclamation 16 of 1901 amended:re Powers.

By adding at end of sub-section (3) the words "and the charging of fees in connection with public sales held on any public square or open space.

By adding after the word "vehicles" in sub-section eleren the words "standing or."

* See now Ord. 38 of 1903, sect. 9, by which the duties, &c., of the Chairman are imposed, &c., on the Mayor; and sect. 58 of the same Ordinance as to the election, duties and privileges of the Deputy Mayor.

By striking out sub-section (15) and inserting instead
thereof the following sub-section :-

(15) For preventing or regulating and controlling

the use, storage, sale, and removal of dynamite,

petroleum, and other explosives or combustibles.
By adding at end of sub-section (16) the words " and also
for dealing with vicious or dangerous dogs and such
as create disturbance by barking or otherwise."
By adding at end of sub-section (18) the words "and for
charging fees in connection therewith."

And at the end of sub-section (19) by adding the words
" and for prohibiting or regulating and controlling the
planting of trees in streets, and for maintaining,
cutting, or removing any such trees."

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By adding to sub-section (27) the following words " and the
charging of fees in connection with any such hoarding.'
And after sub-section (27) by adding the following

For determining and regulating the places where and the
manner in which placards, bills, advertising boards, or
advertisements, or notices of any kind shall be displayed
in or near, or in view of any street or thoroughfare.
For prohibiting or regulating, or licensing the use and
passage of advertising vans, sandwich boards, lanterns,
flags, screens, or other movable advertising devices in
or along any street or thoroughfare.

Proc. No. 39 of 1902.

Dangerous Dogs.

Trees in Streets.

Advertising Boards.

Advertising Vans.


* For the regulation, or prevention of washing of clothes on
public or private premises, and the licensing of persons clothes.
for washing and laundry work.

For establishing, maintaining, and regulating Tramways.
+ For licensing and regulating Tea Rooms, Cafés, Restau-
rants, Eating and Lodging-houses, and all dairies, &c.
milkshops, cowsheds, bake-houses, butchers' shops, and
all factories and places where articles of food, or drink
are manufactured, or prepared for sale or use.



Tea Rooms, Cafés,

Places of Enter.

For licensing, controlling, and regulating Theatres, Music
Halls, Public Halls, Concert Rooms, and other places tainment.
of public entertainment.

For licensing and regulating Locomotives, Tramcars,
Omnibuses, and all private vehicles.

Locomotives, Tramcars, &c., public vehicles.

Compelling use of Sanitary Service.

For establishing and maintaining and compelling the use
of any sanitary or other service which the Council is
authorised to carry out or regulate or which may be estab-
lished by virtue of any powers vested in the Council.
For preventing the pollution of gathering grounds, springs,
wells, reservoirs, filter-beds, water purification, or Supply.
pumping works, tanks, cisterns, or other sources of

* For bye-laws as to laundries see Gazette, 27th November, 1903, p. 1345 (Govt. Notice No. 1347 of 1903).

+ See Ord. 58 of 1903, sect. 63, as to bye-laws for licensing of certain trades, and Govt. Notice 1046 of 1903 (Gazette, 25th Sept., 1903, p. 896); and for bye. laws as to Kaffir Eating-houses see Govt. Notice 1091 of 1903 (Gazette, 2nd Oct., 1903, p. 931), and for bye-laws as to Bakeries, Milk-shops, Dairies, &c.; see Govt. Notice 1227 of 1903 (Gazette, 30th Oct., 1903, p. 1113); and as to licensing of theatres, &c., Govt. Notice 1272 of 1903 (Gazette, 6th Nov., 1903, p. 1158). See note to page 48 ante.

Purity of Water

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water supply, or storage whether situate within or without the Municipality, the water wherein or wherefrom is used or is likely to be used by man within the Municipality for drinking or domestic purposes.

For determining and regulating :

(a) The structure of walls, foundations, roofs, chimneys windows, guttering, and down-piping, and all other parts of buildings whether new or already existing in order to secure stability, sufficient height, light, and ventilation, and the proper off rain-water as well as for the prevention of fires and for purposes of health.

(b) The sufficiency of the space about buildings in order to secure a free circulation of air, and the proper ventilation of buildings.

(c) The closing of buildings or parts of buildings, unfit for human habitation, and the prohibition of their use for habitation or occupation. For the giving of notice and the deposit of plans and sections by persons wishing to construct or alter buildings; for the approval or otherwise of all plans and sections of any such buildings or alterations by the servants of the Council, and the charging of fees in connection therewith, and for the removal, alteration, or pulling down at the expense of the owner of any work begun, or done in contravention of any Bye-Law or Regulation, and for preventing the occupation of any new or altered buildings, until a certificate of the fitness thereof for habitation shall have been issued, signed by the Medical Officer of Health.

For preventing the disfiguring of the front of buildings or
fences, and for prohibiting or licensing the use, or
regulating the size, description and fixing of signboards,
screens, private lamps, sun blinds, or other devices
attached to or connected with any buildings or fences,
by means whereof any advertisements or notices of any
kind may be displayed.

For preventing and removing obstructions in streets, roads,
squares, and public thoroughfares, foot pavements and
sidewalks, for dealing with diseased animals, and the
burial of dead animals, and the driving of live stock
through streets or thoroughfares, and as to live stock
found straying in any streets or thoroughfares.
For establishing, maintaining, and regulating pounds, and
public weighing machines, and charging of fees in
connection therewith.

For establishing, maintaining, and regulating Cold Storage

For prohibiting or regulating the erection of wires of any
kind, in along, under, or over any street or thorough-

* For Building bye-laws see Government Notice 564 of 1903 (Gazette, 12th June, 1903, p. 1159).

For Pound bye-laws see Government Notice 67 of 1903 (Gazette, 13th February, 1903, p. 356).

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