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Title:Railway and Canal Traffic Act 1854 (17 & 18 Vict., c. 31). An Act for the better Regulation of the Traffic on Railways and Canals
Price:GBP£15.00 (about USD$20.20)
Item ID:CI00-258836
Publisher:Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1854
Binding:No Binding
Condition:Very Good
Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1854, No Binding, Book Condition: Very Good, First

A complete original printed act, from the annual volume for the year. 4 pages. Sometimes known as Cardwell's Act, placed additional obligations on the railways due to their monopoly status. Each railway company was now required to take all trade offered and to set and publish the same levels of fares to all in respect of any particular service. The Act marked a milestone in English law and has also served as the foundation of similar legislation in the United States. Size: Folio (approx A4 size).. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Parliamentary Acts::Victoria; Railways; Canals & Waterways. Inventory No: 258836.
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