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Metropolitan Buildings (Schedules). 3. In using the above Table the Height of the Wall is to be Explanation of reckoned on the First vertical Column on the Left Hand of the Tables. Table, and the Length of the Wall on the corresponding horizontal Column. The Thickness of the Wall in each Story is given in Inches, and begins with the Wall from the Base upwards.

4. If any External or Party Wall, measured from Centre to Qualification in Centre, is not more than Twenty-five Feet distant from any other case of certain External or Party Wall to which it is tied by the Beams of any Floor or Floors, other than the Ground Floor, or the Floor of any Story formed in the Roof, the Length of such Wall is not to be taken into consideration, and the Thickness of the Wall will be found in the Second vertical Column in the above Table.

5. If any Story exceeds in Height Sixteen Times the Thickness Condition in prescribed for the Walls of such Story in the above Table, the respect of Thickness of each External and Party Wall throughout such Śtory Stories exceedshall be increased to One Sixteenth Part of the Height of the Story; Height. but any such additional Thickness may be confined to Piers properly distributed, of which the collective Widths amount to One Fourth Part of the Length of the Wall.

6. No Story enclosed with Walls less than Thirteen Inches in Restriction in Thickness shall be more than Ten Feet in Height.

case of certain

Stories. 7. The Thickness of any Wall of a Dwelling House, if built Thickness of of Materials other than such Bricks as aforesaid, shall be deemed Walls built of to be sufficient if made of the Thickness required by the above Materials other

than Bricks as Tables, or of such less Thickness as may be approved by the Me

aforesaid. tropolitan Board, with this Exception, that in the Case of Walls built of Stone in which the Beds of the Masonry are not laid horizontally no Diminution shall be allowed in the Thickness required by the foregoing Rules for such last-mentioned Walls.

8. All Buildings, excepting Public Buildings, and such Build- Rule as to ings as are herein-after defined to be Buildings of the Warehouse Buildings not Class , shall, as respects the Thickness of their Walls, be subject to being Public

& the Rules given for Dwelling Houses.

PART II.
RULES FOR THE WALLS OF BUILDINGS OF THE

WAREHOUSE CLASS. 1. The Warehouse Class shall comprise all Warehouses, Manu- Definition of

Warehouse factories, Breweries, and Distilleries.

Class. 2. The External and Party Walls of Buildings of the Warehouse Thickness at Class shall at the Base be made of the Thickness shown in the Base. following Table, calculated for Walls up to One hundred Feet in Height, and supposed to be built of Bricks not less than Eight and a Half Inches and not more than Nine and a Half Inches in Length.

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Metropolitan Buildings (Schedules). 4. The above Table is to be used in the same Manner as the Explanation of Table previously given for the Walls of Dwelling Houses, and is Table. subject to the same Qualifications and Conditions respecting Walls not more than Twenty-five Feet distant from each other.

5. The Thickness of the Walls of Buildings of the Warehouse Thickness at Class at the Top, and for Sixteen Feet below the Top, shall be Top of Walls Thirteen Inches; and the intermediate Parts of the Wall between and through the Base and such Sixteen Feet below the Top shall be built solid Intermediate throughout the Space between straight Lines drawn on each Side Space. of the Wall, and joining the Thickness at the Base to the Thickness at Sixteen Feet below the Top, as above determined ; nevertheless in Walls not exceeding Thirty Feet in Height the Walls of the Topmost Story may be Eight Inches and a Half thick.

6. If in any Story of a Building of the Warehouse Class the Condition in Thickness of the Wall, as determined by the Rules hereinbefore respect of given, is less than One Fourteenth Part of the Height of such Stories exceedStory, the Thickness of the Wall shall be increased to One Four- ing. a certain

Height. teenth Part of the Height of the Story; but any such additional Thickness may be confined to Piers properly distributed, of which the collective Widths amount to One Fourth Part of the Length of the Wall.

7. The Thickness of any Wall of a Building of the Warehouse Thickness of Class, if built of Materials other than such Bricks as aforesaid, Walls built shall be deemed to be sufficient if made of the Thickness required of Materials by the above Tables, or of such less Thickness as may be approved Bricks as aforeby the Metropolitan Board, with this Exception, that in the Case said. of Walls built of Stone in which the Beds of the Masonry are not laid horizontally no Diminution shall be allowed in the Thickness required by the foregoing Rules for such last-mentioned Walls.

MISCELLANEOUS.

1. The Thickness of a Cross Wall shall be Two Thirds of the Cross Walls. Thickness herein-before required for an External or Party Wall of the same Dimension's, and belonging to the same Class of Buildings, but never less than Eight and a Half Inches, and no Wall subdividing any Building shall be deemed to be a Cross Wall unless it is carried up to Two Thirds of the Height of the External or Party Walls, and unless the Recesses and Openings therein do not exceed One Half of the vertical Surface of the Wall in each Story.

2. The Thickness of every Stone Wall in which the Beds of Extra Thickthe Masonry are not laid horizontally shall be One Third greater ness of certain than the Thickness prescribed in the Rules aforesaid.

Stone Walls. 3. Buildings to which the preceding Rules are inapplicable require the special Sanction of the Metropolitan Board of Works.

SECOND

Metropolitan Buildings (Schedules).

Militia Pay.

SECOND SCHEDULE.
FEES PAYABLE TO DISTRICT SURVEYORS.

PART 1

Fees for new Buildings.
For every Building not exceeding Four hundred

Square Feet in Area, and not more than Two S. d.
Stories in Height

30 0 For every additional Story

5 0 For every additional Square of 100 Feet or Fraction of such Square

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But no Fee shall exceed Ten Pounds.
And for every Building not exceeding Four hun-

dred Square Feet in Area, and of One Story
only in Height, the Fees shall be

15 0
Fees for Additions or Alteratons.
For every Addition or Alteration made to any

Building after the Roof thereof has been co-
vered in, the Fee shall be Half of the Fee

charged in the Case of a new Building,
For inspecting the Arches or Stone Floors over
or under public Ways

10 0
For inspecting the Formation of Openings in
Party Walls -

100
PART II.
For inspecting dangerous Structures, by Direc-
tion of the Commissioners of Police or Sewers 200
N.B.In this Schedule “ Area” shall include the

Area of any attached Building.

CA P. CXXIII. An Act to defray the Charge of the Pay, Clothing, and con

tingent and other Expenses of the Disembodied Militia in Great Britain and Ireland; to grant Allowances in certain Cases to Subaltern Officers, Adjutants, Paymasters, Quartermasters, Surgeons, Assistant Surgeons, Surgeons Mates, and Serjeant Majors of the Militia; and to authorize the Employment of the Non-commissioned Officers.

[14th August 1855.] WI

HEREAS it is necessary that Provision sbould be made

for defraying the Charge of the Pay, Clotbing, and contingent and other Expenses of the Regular Militia, and of the · Miners of Cornwall and Deron, when disembodied, in Great Britain and Ireland, and for making in certain Cases Allowances

of Retired Pay to Subaltern Officers and Surgeons Mates and * Assistant Surgeons of the Regular Militia, and of the Miners of

Devon

Militia Pay.

Devon and Cornwall, and Allowances to Adjutants, Paymasters,

Surgeons, Quartermasters, and Serjeant Majors of the Regular • Militia who have been allowed to retire, and to Adjutants, Sur

geons, and Quartermasters disabled after long Service :' Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows:

I. The Secretary-at-War for the Time being shall cause to be Secretary-atissued and paid the whole Sum required for the Regular Militia War to issue of Great Britain and Ireland (when disembodied), in the Manner Pay of Regular and for the several Uses herein-after mentioned ; (that is to say,)

Militia. for the Pay of the said Regular Militia at the daily Rates following ; (that is to say,) For each Adjutant of Infantry, Eight Shillings, and of Artil- Rates of Pay.

lery, Nine Shillings : For each Serjeant Major of Infantry, where One is appointed

in Corps consisting of Two or more Companies, One Shilling

and Tenpence, and of Artillery, Three Shillings :
For each Quartermaster Serjeant and Paymaster Serjeant (in

Corps whose Establishment exceeds Four Companies) of
Infantry, One Shilling and Eightpence, and of Artillery, Two
Shillings and Sixpence; and to the Serjeant performing the
Duty of both Quartermaster Serjeant and Paymaster Ser-
jeant (in Corps consisting of Four Companies or less) of
Infantry, One Shilling and Eightpence, and of Artillery, Two

Shillings and Sixpence :
For each Serjeant of Infantry, One Shilling and Sixpence, and

of Artillery, Two Shillings and Twopence :
For each Drummer, Trumpeter, or Bugler above Sixteen Years

of Age, One. Shilling, and under Sixteen Years of Age,

Tenpence: Provided always, that when any Serjeant Major or Serjeant shall Pay when be absent on Furlough or Licence he shall during such Absence on Furlough. receive Sixpence per Diem less than the above-mentioned Rates respectively :

And also at Rates varying from Two Shillings to Sixpence per contingent Annum for each Private Man for defraying the contingent Éx- Fund. penses of each Regiment, Battalion, or Corps, whén enrolled :

And the Secretary-at-War for the Time being shall give the Clothing. necessary Instructions for the Provision of Clothing for each Serjeant Major, Serjeant, and Drummer on the Disembodied Staff of the Militia of Great Britain and Ireland who shall be resident at Head Quarters, and the said Disembodied Staff shall be entitled to be clothed once in Two Years.

II. Except when employed as herein-after provided, every Adjutant, &c. to Adjutant and Non-commissioned Officer on the Staff of the resi where Regular Militia, when disembodied, shall reside in such Places as the Secretaryshall be sanctioned by the Secretary-at-War, and every such at-War shall Adjutant and Non-commissioned Officer shall forfeit his Pay for

appoint. any Period during which he shall be absent, except when employed as herein-after provided, or when absent by Leave from

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