The Sanitary System of Scotland: Its Defects and Proposed Remedies

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Edmonston and Douglas, 1876 - 178 pages
 

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Page 102 - For fixing the number of persons who may occupy a house or part of a house which is let in lodgings or occupied by members of more than one family : 2.
Page 175 - The owner of any tithes, or of any tithe commutation rentcharge, or the occupier of any land used as arable meadow or pasture ground only, or as woodlands, market gardens, or nursery grounds, and the occupier of any land covered with water, or used only as a canal or towing-path for the same, or as a railway constructed under the powers of any Act of parliament for public conveyance, shall be assessed in respect of the same in the proportion of onefourth part only of such net annual value thereof...
Page 99 - Where a statute directs the doing of a thing for the sake of justice or the public good, the word 'may' is the same as the word 'shall;
Page 175 - Market Gardens, or Nursery Grounds, and the Occupier of any Land covered with Water, or used only as a Canal or Towing-path for the same, or as a Railway constructed under the Powers of any Act of Parliament for public Conveyance...
Page 72 - Act, and shall appoint or employ such collectors and other officers and servants as may be necessary and proper for the efficient execution of this Act...
Page 165 - Act, the charges and expenses arising out of or incidental • to the possession of property transferred to the rural authority in trust for any contributory place, and all other expenses incurred or payable by the rural authority in or in respect of any contributory place within the district, and determined by order of the Local Government Board to be special expenses.
Page 48 - Ratepayers, and by such Owners of Property in the Parishes forming such Union as shall in manner herein-after mentioned require to have their Names entered as entitled to vote as Owners in the Books of such Parishes respectively ; and the said Commissioners shall determine the Number and prescribe the Duties of the Guardians to be elected in each Union, and also fix a Qualification without which no Person shall be eligible as such Guardian...
Page 135 - ... assigned, and the money so borrowed shall be repayable either in one sum or by instalments, as may be arranged between the borrower and the lender, but so that the same shall be wholly repaid, together with the accruing interest, within thirty years from the date of the loan ; but the amount of such loans, including interest, shall form a charge against the assessments of the years intervening between...
Page 166 - ... of such assessment shall be imposed upon the owners, and the other half upon the tenants or occupants of all lands and heritages within the parish or combination rateably according to the annual value of...
Page 96 - ... or shall in any manner assist or officiate in the office of clerk : and neither the person holding the office of clerk, nor his partner. nor any person in the service or employ of them or cither of them, shall hold, be eligible to, or shall in any manner assist or officiate in the office of treasurer...

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