The Law of Parochial Assessments: Explained in a Practical Commentary on the Statute 6 & 7 Will. 4, Cap. 96

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Shaw and Sons, 1856 - 155 pages

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Page 14 - ... the rent at which the same might reasonably be expected to let from year to year, free of all usual tenants' rates and taxes, and tithe commutation rent-charge, if any, and deducting therefrom the probable average annual cost of the repairs, insurance, and other expenses, if any, necessary to maintain them in a state to command such rent...
Page 14 - Commissioners shall by any order under their seal of office-direct, no rate for the relief of the poor in England and Wales shall be allowed by any justices, or be of any force, which shall not be made upon an estimate of the net annual value of the several hereditaments rated thereunto ; that is to say, of the rent at which the same might reasonably be expected to let from year to year, free of all usual tenants...
Page 132 - ... such Society shall be supported wholly or in part by annual voluntary contributions, and shall not, and by its laws may not, make any dividend, gift, division, or bonus in money unto or between any of its members...
Page 128 - ... to claim to be rated to the relief of the poor in respect of such premises...
Page 127 - ... or premises, or such part thereof as shall be exclusively appropriated to public religious worship, and which (other than churches, district churches, and episcopal chapels of the established church) shall be duly certified for the performance of such religious worship according to the provision of any act or acts now in force...
Page 27 - An Act for the Amendment and better Administration of the Laws relating to the Poor in England and Wales...
Page 98 - union " shall be construed to include any number of parishes united for any purpose whatever under the provisions of this Act or incorporated...
Page 64 - ... and also to raise weekly or otherwise, by taxation of every inhabitant and every occupier of lands in the said parish in such competent sum and sums of money as they shall think fit, a convenient stock of flax, hemp, wool, thread, iron and other necessary ware and stuff to set the poor on work, and also competent sums of money for and towards the necessary relief of the lame, impotent, old, blind and such other among them being poor and not able to work...
Page 139 - ... by the year, for any less term than one year ; or on any agreement by which the rent shall be reserved or made payable at any shorter period than three months, shall be assessed to the rates for the relief of the poor...
Page 140 - London, the town council of any borough for the time being subject to the act of the session of the fifth and sixth years of the reign of King William the Fourth, chapter seventy-six, intituled " An Act to provide for the Regulation of Municipal Corporations in England and Wales...

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