In fact the whole of the proceedings are of a quasi-judicial nature. For the benefit of Jeremy Hunt that means, careful and balanced as if in a court of law.
There were a web of toll gates around Wales and each time the people passed through, they had to pay. Around Carmarthen there were about 11 different Turnpike Trusts so little wonder that the natives in the area revolted. And you’ve guessed it, the Turnpike Trusts were established by Private Bills.