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Government shall be subject at all Times to the Inspection of the Government Inspectors.
Inspectors of Schools, who shall inquire into the Conduct and Management of the several Schoolmasters thereof and the Condition of the School in all respects; and the Inspectors shall from Time to Time, and at such Times as the Board may direct, report to the 5 Board upon all Matters connected with the School and the Management and Discipline and Condition thereof.
Committee XL. And be it enacted, That it shall not be lawful for the Minister may complain to the and Heritors or for the Committee to interfere with the Method of Board if dis. Instruction and Discipline or the internal Arrangements of the Schools 10 satisfied with the Conduct
which the respective Schoolmasters may adopt, but, in the event of of the School- their being dissatisfied with the Conduct of the Schoolmaster in any
such Particulars, or as to his Competency or continuing Incapacity,
Proceedings against School. masters.
XLI. And be it enacted, That in case any Schoolmaster shall be charged with any graver Crime or with Malversation or Breach of Duty, inferring Deprivation of Office and eventually of his Right to the retiring Salary provided by this Act, the Proceedings against 25 such Schoolmaster before the Board shall be in the Name and at the Instance of the Lord Advocate; and it shall in such cases be lawful to appeal from the Determination of the Board to the Sheriff of the County in which the Parish wherein the Question arises lies ; and the Decision of the Sheriff shall be final, and not subject to 30 Review by Suspension, Advocation, or Reduction, or in any other manner of
Retiring XLII. And whereas it is expedient that Provision be made for the
be appointed under this Act, who, by reason of old Age or bodily
Matter to be as therein set forth, the Board shall report to that
Monies to be voted by Parliament for the Purposes of Education 5 in Scotland, and set apart as aforesaid, to grant such retiring Allow
ances to such incapacitated Schoolmaster as the said Commissioners
House and Garden to which he was entitled under the said recited 10 Acts or any of them, or this Act, but exclusive always of School
Fees and of the Income or Advantages derived by him from any other
to such Schoolmaster during his Life; and upon such retiring Allow15 ance being granted by the said Commissioners such Schoolmaster
shall cease to hold his Office, which shall be declared vacant by the
XLIII. And be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for a Majority Power to 20 of the Heritors of any Parish in which a Parish Committee or Committees Committee of united Heritors and Electors shall not have been to increase
Assessments constituted under this Act, assessed and acting under the said
for educa. second-recited Act, and representing not less than One Half of the tional Purvalued Rent of such Parish, and in like Manner for a Majority of
any 25 Committee representing not less than One Half in Value of the
Property assessed in the Parish or District to the Purposes of this
within the Parish or District, which additional Funds shall be payable 30 by the Heritors in proportion to their respective valued Rents, and
by the Electors in proportion to the assessed Property or Means of
scribed in relation to the levying and collecting School Salaries 35 under the said recited Acts or any of them, and in the Case of the
Electors, in the Manner directed by this Act, and shall be applied by the Heritors and Committees respectively in such Manner as they shall think most expedient for extending and improving the Means of
Education in the Parish : Provided always, that no such additional 40 Funds shall be so raised without the Approbation of the Board.
XLIV. And be it enacted, That in every Parish in which there is Dimensions
of Schoola School-house established under the said second-recited Act, but
master's where there is no House or no adequate House for the Schoolmaster, House under 296.
the Heritors of the Parish shall within Two Years after the passing of this Act provide a House of not less than Three Rooms besides the Kitchen, and with a Garden of the Extent prescribed by the said Act; and the Expense of providing such Dwelling House and Garden and supporting the same shall be defrayed and paid in such 5 and the like Manner as is prescribed for providing a School-house by the said second-recited Act.
Minister and XLV. And be it enacted, That in any Parish in which a Parish
Committee or a Committee of united Heritors and Electors shall not
Parish shall continue to have such and the like Management and Schools where no
Superintendence of the Schools established and maintained under the Parish Com- said recited Acts or any of them as they had heretofore under the mittee appointed. said Acts, but subject nevertheless to and consistently with the Provisions and Enactments contained in this Act.
15 XLVI. And be it enacted, That nothing herein contained shall be vote by Proxy or
construed to repeal or alter the Power conferred by the said secondLetter under recited Act upon any Heritor, qualified as aforesaid, to vote by Proxy
or by Letter under his Hand.
XLVII. And be it enacted, That every Schoolmaster to be elected 20
or appointed in virtue of this Act shall be in all respects under Act subject, and subject to the Provisions and entitled to the Benefits of an Act
passed in the Ninth and Tenth Years of the Reign of Her present 9 & 10 Vict. Majesty, intituled “ An Act for better raising and more securely
“ constituting the Fund for the Relief of Widows and Children of 25
Burgh and Parochial Schoolmasters in Scotland,” as if such Schoolmaster appointed in virtue of this Act had been specially described and comprehended therein.
Schoolmas XLVIII. And be it enacted, That it shall not be necessary for
or any of them or this Act to the Office of Schoolmaster in
Description whatsoever, anything in any Act or Acts of the Parliament of Scotland, or of the Parliament of Great Britain, or other Law or 35 Practice, to the contrary in anywise notwithstanding.
XLIX. And be it enacted, That all Laws, Statutes, and Usages now in force respecting Parochial Schools and Schoolmasters in Scotland shall be and the same are hereby repealed, in so far as inconsistent or at variance with the Provisions of this Act : Provided always, 40 that the same shall be in force in all other respects whatsoever.
L. And be it enacted, That this Act may be amended or Act may be
amended or repealed by any Act to be passed during the present Session of
SCHEDULES referred to in the foregoing Act.
FORM OF MORTGAGE. By virtue of an Act [insert Title of this Act], we [here name Five Members of the Committee), and a Quorum of the Members of the Committee of the Parish (or District] of [ ], appointed in pursuance of the said Act, in consideration of the Sum of paid to the Clerk of the Committee by A.B. of
for the Purposes of the said Act, do hereby grant and assign unto the said A.B., his Executors, Administrators, and Assignees, such Proportion of the Monies or Rates authorized to be levied and taken under and by virtue of the said Act as the said Sum of
does ar shall bear to the whole Sum which is or shall be borrowed upon the Credit of the said Monies or Rates, to hold to the said A.B., his Executors, Administrators, and Assignees, from this Day until the said Sum of with Interest at
per Centum per Annum for the same, shall be fully paid and satisfied. In witness whereof [insert Testing Clause according to the Law of Scotland].
FORM OF TRANSFER OP MORTGAGE. I A.B. of
in consideration of the Sum of paid to me by C.D. of
do hereby transfer to the said C.D., his Executors, Administrators, and Assignees, a certain Mortgage and Assignation in Security made by the Committee of the Parish [or District) of [
] to A.B. of bearing Date the
for securing the Sum of
Interest [or, if such Transfer be by Indorsement, say, the within Security], and all my Right and Interest in and to the Money thereby secured, and in and to the Monies or Rates thereby assigned. In witness whereof [insert Testing Clause according to the Law of Scotland].