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provided by an Act passed in the Session of Parliament holden in
“ Sheriffs,” such Person (being by Law competent to hold and
moreland as She shall, by the Advice of Her Privy Council, think fit,
petent as aforesaid) to be Sheriff of the said County of Westmore-
hold, use, and execute the said Office of Sheriff within the said
Privileges, and Authorities hitherto usually exercised and enjoyed
now or heretofore appointed under and by virtue of the said last-men-
been subject and liable to, and to all the Liabilities imposed upon
III. Provided always, and be it enacted, That the said George G. E. Wilson, Edmund Wilson shall continue to hold, use, and execute the said Esq. to con Office of Sheriff of the County of Westmoreland until the Appoint- of Westmorement by Her Majesty, Her Heirs or Successors, of some other Person
land until 25 to be Sheriff of the said County under this Act.
The better assessing and collecting the Poor
Rates and Highway Rates in respect of Small
[Note. — The Words printed in Italics are proposed to be inserted
in the Committee.]
HEREAS the Collection of Poor Rates and Highway Rates Preamble. assessed upon the Occupiers of Tenements of small annual
Value is expensive, difficult, and frequently impracticable,
enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the
rity of the same, That from and after the passing of this Act it Majority of 10 shall be lawful for the Vestry of any Parish, by a Majority of Two Thirds
Two Thirds at least of the Votes of the Persons present, and com- determine petent to vote thereat, from Time to Time and at all Times hereafter whether 61.
Tenements to declare and order that the Owners of Tenements in such Parish shall be
the yearly Rent or Value whereof respectively shall not exceed Six rated to the 15 Pounds shall be rated and assessed to the Rates for the Relief of the instead of
Poor in respect of such Tenements, instead of the Occupiers thereof, Occupiers.
the Poor Rates and
If Vestry so
II. And be it enacted, That whilst any such Order is in force the determined, respective owners of such Tenements now being occupied by any Per
son having no greater Estate or Interest therein than a Tenancy from Highway Year to Year, or, after the passing of this Act, being occupied by any
Person holding under any Lease, Letting, or Tenancy whatever, shall 5 be rated and assessed (instead of the Occupiers thereof) to the Rates for the Relief of the Poor and to the Rates for the Repairs of the Highways which otherwise such Occupiers might by Law be rated to.
Rates to be rated to Owners.
Remedies for III. And be it enacted, That the Rates to be assessed as aforesaid, 10 recovering of
together with the Costs and Charges of levying and recovering the Rates.
same, may be levied on the Goods of and recovered from the re-
Owners IV. And be it enacted, That every such Owner as aforesaid shall possessed to have the
have the same Right of Appeal against Rates, and the same Right Privileges of to vote in Vestry, as if he were an Occupier duly rated.
30 Occupiers. Definition V. And be it enacted, That the Word “ Tenement” in this Act of Terms.
shall include Land, House, Cottage, and any corporeal Hereditaments;
Extension of Act.
VI. And be it enacted, That this Act shall extend only to England and Wales.
Act may be
VII. And be it enacted, That this Act may be amended or repealed amended,&c. by any Act to be passed in this present Session of Parliament, 40