It is the seat of a justice of the peace, and is the electoral unit for the general council and the district council.
In a few cases, those namely of county boroughs, the councils have the powers of county The district and the district council.
He used to want to be a professor, and yesterday he was boasting that at last he had been made a member of the district council.
It is the duty of every district council to inspect their district with a view to the discovery of any such nuisances.
The district council threatened legal proceedings if he interfered with a particular watercourse.
The district council are empowered to provide hospitals or temporary places for the reception of the sick.
He had been called to the district council, on its foundation, as a personage who could not be left out.
The highway authority in every district, rural as well as urban, is therefore the district council.
Of the chief duties of a district council with regard to highways, the first and most obvious is the duty to repair.
Save to this extent, no power is given by the general law to a district council to prescribe a building line.