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OF THE

STATE OF TENNESSEE

PASSED BY THE

FORTY-SEVENTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

1891.

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY.

NASHVILLE.:

ALBERT B. TAVEL, PRINTER TO THE STATE.
1891.

PUBLIC ACTS

OF THE

General Assembly of the State of Tennessee,

PASSED BY THE FIRST SESSION OF THE

FORTY-SEVENTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY,

Which was Begun and Held at Nashville on the First Monday in January, in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety-one.

CHAPTER I.

AN ACT to regulate the laying out and working of Public Roads, and compile the Road Law, and to include all laws on this subject in one Act.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That all the roads now laid out according to law, or shall be laid out, shall be deemed public roads.

Districts and

SEC. 2. Be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the County Courts at the January term to divide Commissioners their counties into one or more road districts, and to elect one road commissioner for each district for a term of two years, and until his successor is elected and qualified; provided, the road districts shall remain as they are now established until the same are altered by law, and the commissioners shall be elected at the April term of the Court in 1891, and if not then elected a called meeting of the County Court shall be held for the purpose, and shall hold their office until the first of January, 1893, and until their successors are elected and qualified. Said commissioners must be freeholders in the district for which they are elected, and live in the same.

vacancies.

SEC. 3. Be it further enacted, That the County Court, Changes an at its term in the year 1891 when commissioners are elected, and at each January term thereafter when commissioners are elected, may increase or diminish, alter or change the road districts of said county as they may deem best, and vacancies may be filled at any quarterly

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