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LONDON :
Printed under the Superintendence of Her Majesty's Stationery Office,

AND SOLD BY
W. CLOWES & Sons, 13, Charing Cross ; HARRISON & Sons, 59, Pall Mall;
W. H. ALLEN & Co., 13, Waterloo Place; W. MITCHELL, 39, Charing Cross ;
LONGMANS & Co., Paternoster Row; TRÜBNER & Co., 57 & 59, Ludgate Hill;
STANFORD, Charing Cross; and C. KEGAN PAUL & Co., 1, Paternoster Square.

Also by GRIFFIN & Co., The Hard, Portsea; A. & C. BLACK, Edinburgh;
ALEX. Tìm & Co., Abbey Street, and E. Ponsonby, Grafton Street, Dublin,

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(f.) As to the enrolment of title deeds ..

For enrolment of deeds relating to lands, &c., in England and

Wales

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Deeds not required to be acknowledged, &c.

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Office copies of enrolments of such deeds, &c., admissible in

evidence

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(g.) As to the purchase of lands by agreement

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Principal Secretary may authorize persons to survey and mark out

lands, and treat with owners for the absolute purchase thereof . 14

Principal Secretary may purchase lands, &c., and take leases

on behalf of the Crown

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Power given to bodies politic and others to treat

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Bodies politic may agrue for the sale of lands, &c.

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(h.) The Duchy of Lancaster Lands

Dealings with lands of the Duchy of Lancaster for the purposes

of the Act

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(i.) Sites for Batteries on Piers and Harbours

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Power to Secretary of State for War to take and hold land, &c., or

batteries, &c.

(3.) Militia Barracks and Storehouses

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Power for counties and boroughs to transfer buildings or land to

Secretary of State

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(k.) As to the Purchase of Land otherwise than by Agreement

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In default of treating, or where the parties do not agree, the

persons authorized by Her Majesty may require two Justices,

&c., to put Her Majesty's Officers in possession

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Barrack sites

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Jury to be summoned to value the premises

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Jury may ascertain the proportion to be paid out of compensation

for land to lessees, &c.

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Court to require the party to give security for costs

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Lands not to be taken for the defence of the realm without con-

sent of the owners, unless in certain cases ..

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How notices to be given..

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How comprı sativa to be settled in case of neglect to treat. .

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Provision n here compensation claimed is under 2001.

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Compensation to absent parties to be settled by a surveyor to be

appointed by two justices

Surveyor acting corruptly to be guilty of a misdemeanour..

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Valuation to be preserved and produced on demand..

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Power to Secretary for War to use the powers given to promoters
of undertakings by 8 and 9 Vict.,

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(2.) As to the Payment of Purchase-money to the Court of Chancery 25

Purchase-money payable to bodies politic, &c., how to be invested 25

Court of Chancery to make order for the investment of such

purchase-money

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Investment of purchase-money wben less than 2001.

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Investment of purchase-money whon less than 201. ..

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Persons in possession deemed entitled to the property until contrary

shall be shown..

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Provision for payment and application of compensation money in

certain cases

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On payment into Court of compensation, an addition to be made

to meet future expenses

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Provision for payment into Court on failure for three months

after compensation ascertained to deduce a title ..

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Orders concerning money paid into Court may be made at

Chambers

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(m.) Subsequent Compensation and Interests omitted to be purchased

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Provision as to interests omitted to be purchased

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How value of such lands to be estimated

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Secretary of State to pay the costs of litigation as to such lands .. 29

(n.) As to the Extinguishment of Rights of Common..

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Principal Secretary may avail himself of certain powers contained

in 8 and 9 Vict., cap. 18, as to extinguishing rights of com-

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Power of valuer appointed under Inclosure Act to cease on

purchase of common rights by War Department

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Purchase may be made although Inclosure Proceedings pending 30

Compensation for common lands, where held of a manor, &c., how

to be paid

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Lord of the Manor, &c., to convey to the promoters of the under-

taking, on receiving compensation for his interest ..

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Compensation for common lands not held of a manor, how to be

ascertained

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A meeting of the parties interested to be convened

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Meeting to appoint a committee

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Committee to agree with the promoters of the undertaking..

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Disputes to be settled as in other cases

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If no .committee be appointed, the amount to be determined by a

surveyor

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Upon payment of compensation payable to commoners the lands

to vest

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(0.) As to Stopping up Highways

Principal Secretary may stop up and divert footpaths

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Power to divert highways, &c.

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Power to alter the course of brooks, &c.

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(p.) Taking of Lands for a Temporary Purpose

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Erections on lands taken for a temporary purpose to be removed

before the lands are restored to the owner, and compensation

shall be made for the injury done

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In case of diragreement, how compensation shall be settled..

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Act not to affect any agreement between the parties ..

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( 9.) As to Payment of Local Rates

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Lands to continue subject to tithe rent-charges, taxes, and rates 35

Lands to continue subject to land tax and rates

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(r.) As to Notices and Claims

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Principal Secretary empowered to give notices, make claims, and

authorise entries, &c. i.

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Notices, &c., required to be served on or given by Secretary of State

to be served on or given by the Solicitor

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(s.) As to Exemption from Personal Responsibility

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Principal Secretary exempted from personal responsibility

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(88.) Members of the Commons prohibited from Contracting for Public

Supplies

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After the end of this session, all persons holding contracts, &c., for

the public service shall be incapable of being elected or sitting

in the House of Commons

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If any member accepts or continues to hold any such contract, &c.,

after the commencement of the next session, Eis seat shall be void 248

Not to extend to incorporated trading companies

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Not to extend to contracts devolving by descent, &c., until after 12

months' possession

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If any person hereby disqualified shall be elected, election shall be

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