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Weekly Payments, not exceeding 2s. 6d. to be paid to Debtors in Custody for less than 101.
or Registrar and other Officers of such Court, might have done at any Time before the passing of the said recited Act of the last Session of Parliament; and in such Case it shall be lawful for the Seneschal or Steward and for the Registrar of such Court to receive and take such Fees as were lawfully payable under such Grants or Charters, or otherwise, at any Time before the passing of the said Act; any thing in the said Act to the contrary in anywise notwithstanding.
VII. And be it further enacted, That in all Cases where any Person shall be confined or detained in any Prison at the Suit of any Creditor or Creditors in any Manor Court for any Debt less than the Sum of Ten Pounds, it shall be lawful for the Seneschal or Steward of such Court, on the Application of such Debtor, in case such Seneschal or Steward shall think right under the Circumstances of the Case so to do, to order that the Creditor or Creditors at whose Suit such Debtor shall be confined or imprisoned shall pay to such Debtor such Sum or Sums, not exceeding the Rate of Two Shillings and Sixpence by the Week in the whole, at such Times and in such Manner as such Seneschal or Steward shall direct; and that on failure of Payment thereof, as directed by such Seneschal or Steward, such Debtor shall be forth with discharged from Custody at the Suit of the Creditor or Creditors failing to pay the same.
CA P. LX. An Act to amend the Acts for the establishing of Compositions for Tithes in Ireland.
[2d July 1827.] 4 G. 4. c. 99. emended by
Reign of His present Majesty, intituled An Act to provide 5 G. 4. c. 63. for the establishing of Compositions for Tithes in Ireland for a
limited Time, and which was amended by an Act passed in the • Fifth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty; and the said
• Acts required † to be further amended in certain Particulars: + Sic.
• And Whereas by the said first-recited Act it is among other
things enacted, that it shall be lawful for any Person aggrieved • by or dissatisfied with the Rate or Sum at which any Land shall • be assessed in any Assessment or Applotment in any Parish ' under the said Act, as compared with the Rate or Amount pay. • able in respect of any other Land in the same Parish under such • Assessment or Applotment, to appeal to the Justices of the • Peace at the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace in Manner
in the said Act mentioned ;' Be it therefore enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That
every such Appeal shall be made to the Justices of the Peace Appeals against
at their General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace for the County Assessments or Applotments
or Place in which such Parish shall be situate, or any Adjournshall be made ment thereof, to be holden next after the Completion of such Apto the next plotment, if there be suficient Time to give such Notice as is Quarter Ses.
required by the said Act in Cases of such Appeal; and for want sions after the Applotment, if of sufficient Time for giving such Notice previous to the Quarter
Sessions next after the Completion of such Applotment, then such Time for No Appeal (after such Notice and under such Recognizance as in tice; or other. and by the said Act are required) may be made at the Second wise to the General or Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be holden for such Second Quarter
Sessions. County or Place next after the Completion of such Applotment; and such Appeal against such Assessment or Applotment shall not be made at any other subsequent Sessions; any thing in the said recited Acts to the contrary notwithstanding.
• II. And Whereas by the said recited Act of the Fourth Year On Appeal to
of His present Majesty's Reign it is among other Things pro- Privy Council, * vided and enacted, that an Appeal may be made to the Lord they may Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland in
Right of Pro* Council, against the Certificate of any Commissioners or Um
perty, so far as pire under the said recited Act; and that it shall be lawful for relates to the
such Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors of Tithe Com* Ireland, by and with the Advice and Consent of His Majesty's position for 21 * Privy Council in Ireland, to hear and determine such Appeal in Years, or direct • the Cases and in Manner in the said Act mentioned : And certaining the • Whereas such Appeals do often involve the Rights or Title of Title. • Parties to the Possession or Occupation of Lands and Tene* ments, and Doubts have arisen whether the Decision of the Lord · Lieutenant in Council on such Appeal is not to all Intents and • Purposes conclusive as to such Rights or Title ;' Be it therefore enacted, That in every Case of Appeal in which the Rights or Title of any Party to the Possession or Occupation of any Lands or Tenements shall be involved, it shall be lawful for the Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland, by and with the Advice of His Majesty's Privy Council in Ireland, to decide and determine upon such Appeal, and to ascertain and determine the Rights or Title of any such Party, so far only as may relate to the Payment of any Composition for Tithes for the Term of Twenty one Years under the said recited Acts, or until such Right of Property shall be determined by any competent Tribunal or Court of Justice, but not any further, nor to any other Purpose; or it shall be lawful for such Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors, by and with the Advice of His Majesty's Privy Council, to direct an Issue to be tried in any One of His Majesty's Courts of Record in Dublin, for the Ascertainment of the Right or Title of any such Party to any Lands or Tenements as aforesaid.
III. And be it further enacted, That on the Hearing and De- On Decision of cision of any Appeal against the Certificate of any Commissioners any Appeal, the or Umpire under the said recited Act of the Fourth Year of His Privy Council present Majesty's Reign, it shall be lawful for such Lord Lieu- may direct the
Payment of tenant or other Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland, with the Custs. Advice of His Majesty's Privy Council, to adjudicate and direct the Payment of any Costs to or by any of the Parties appealing or appealed against, in such Manner and to such Amount as shall seem fitting and expedient to such Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors and Privy Council.
• IV. And Whereas in and by the said recited Act of the Fifth · Year of His Majesty's Reign it is among other Things enacted, " that in the Assessment and Applotment of any Composition for • Tithes no Public Road or Highway, nor any Canal or Inland
· Navigation, nor any waste or uncultivated Land on the sides of
any such Road, Highway, Canal, or Inland Navigation, shall be • assessed or charged to the raising of any Part of the Sum or • Sums to be raised by such Assessment or Applotment; and that
if any Assessment or Applotment had been made at any Time • before the said Act, whereby any such Road, Highway, Canal,
or Navigation, or any such waste or uncultivated Land, had • been assessed or charged to any such Composition, such Assess'ment and Applotment should, as to such Road, Highway, Canal,
or Navigation, and waste or uncultivated Land, cease and deter• mine, and be no longer paid or payable; and it is expedient
• that further Provision should be made relating to such AssessRoads, &c. as- * ments and Applotments;' Be it enacted, That every such Assesssessed before
ment or Applotment, which shall have been made at any Time the passing of Act shall con
before the passing of the said recited Act of the Fifth Year aforetinue so until
said, shall remain good, valid, and effectual ; and that every Road, a new Assess- Highway, or Canal, or Inland Navigation, and all waste or unculment shall be tivated Land on the Sides of any such Road, Highway, Canal, or made under
Inland Navigation, which shall have been subjected to such this Act.
Assessment or Applotment before the passing of the said recited Act of the Fifth Year aforesaid, shall remain and continue liable to such Assessment and Applotment until a new or additional Assessment and Applotment shall be made within such Parish, pursuant to the Directions hereinafter contained; any thing in the said recited Act of the said Fifth Year to the contrary in any
wise notwithstanding, Where Roads V. And be it further enacted, That in all Cases where any
Assessment and Applotment of any Composition for Tithes shall assessed, Par
have been made at any Time before the passing of the said recited ties interested may apply to
Act of the Fifth Year aforesaid, whereby any such Road, HighAssistant Bar- way, Canal, or Navigation, or any such waste or uncultivated Land rister at Ses- as aforesaid, shall have been assessed or charged to any Comsions, who may position for Tithes, it shall and may be lawful for any Person or alter the
Persons interested in any such Road, Highway, Canal, or NaviAssessment.
agtion, or in any other waste or uncultivated Land, or for any Incumbent or other Person entitled to such Composition, to apply to the Assistant Barrister at any Sessions to be holden for the County in which the Parish shall be situate in which such Assessment and Applotment shall be made, to revise such Assessment and Applotment, and to make a Re-assessment and Applotment of such Composition, in Manner hereinafter mentioned; and thereupon it shall be lawful for such Assistant Barrister to call for the Book in which such Assessment and Applotment shall be entered, and such Book shall be produced to such Assistant Barrister by the Person or Persons in whose Custody the same shall be; and it shall be lawful for such Assistant Barrister to alter and amend the Assessment and Applotment contained in such Book, by striking out any Assessment and Applotment made in respect of any such Road, Highway, Canal, or Navigation, or any such waste or uncultivated Land as aforesaid, and by adding to the Amount of the several Assessments and Applotments made in respect of the other Lands within the said Parish, according to their several Proportions, so much as shall be sufficient to make such Assessment and Applotment equal to the full Amount of the whole Com
&c. have been
position for Tithe payable within the said Parish according to the original Certificate of such Amount; and such Book so altered and amended shall be signed by such Assistant Barrister with his Name and the Date when such Alteration shall be made; and such Book so altered and amended shall thenceforth be Evidence of the just and true Amount of Composition to be paid for Tithe within the said Parish by the Holders of any Portion of Land within the same.
[2d July 1827.]
the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, 'intituled An Act for the better Regulation of the Butter Trade in • Ireland, it is amongst other Things enacted, that Public Weigh
masters, or Joint Public Weighmasters and Tasters of Butter, shall, in manner therein mentioned, be appointed in and for every City, Town Corporate, Place of Export, or Market Town
in Ireland, from which Butter is commonly shipped for Export• ation, or wherein Butter is bought or sold, or exposed to Sale, ' for the Purpose of Trade; and that all and every Cask or Casks • of Butter which shall be brought into any City or Liberties • thereof, Town Corporate, Sea-port or Place of Export, or • Market Town, for Sale or for Exportation, shall, before the same is sold or exposed to Sale in or exported from such City
or Liberties thereof, Town Corporate, Sea-port or Place of Ex* port, or Market Town, be brought to some one of the Weigh• houses in the said Act mentioned, there to be tasted, weighed, * and proved, in manner required by the said Act, by the said
Weighmaster or Weighmasters, Taster or Tasters of such City, · Town Corporate, Sea-port or Place of Export, or Market Town, ' as the Case may happen to be, his or their Deputy or Deputies, " who is and are by the said Act required strictly, according to • their respective Offices, to inspect the same, and before he or
they mark or brand or approve the same, to see that such · Butter be merchantable : And Whereas it is expedient to alter • and amend the said Act in manner hereinafter provided ; Be it therefore enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That so much of the said recited so much of Act as relates to the Appointment of Tasters of Butter in any recited Act as City, Town Corporate, or Market Town in Ireland, not being relates to the a Sea-port or Place of Export, and as relates to the Duties to be
tasting of But
ter in any City performed by such Tasters of Butter in any such City, Town Cor
or Town, not porate, or Market Town, not being a Sea-port or Place of Export, being a Seaand as relates to the tasting and proving Casks of Butter within port, repealed. any such City, Town Corporate, Borough, or Market Town as aforesaid, not being a Sea-port or Place of Export, shall be and the same is hereby repealed.
II. And be it further enacted, That nothing in the said recited to Dublin for Act (or in any former Act) contained shall extend to oblige the Shipment. Proprietor of any Butter conveyed to the City of Dublin for Ship
ment there, to subject such Butter to Inspection and Branding
Sale in the said City.
any Person shall wilfully erase, efface, or obliterate, or cause to
Ten Pounds nor less than Five Pounds.
Inspector, or any Deputy Weighmaster or Deputy Inspector, who offending
has been or who shall hereafter be appointed under the Authority
not exceeding Ten Pounds nor less than Five Pounds. Powers of
V. And be it further enacted, That all or any of the Powers
this Act imposed, as fully and effectually, to all Intents and Pur-
CA P. LXII.
[2d July 1827.]
31 G. 3. c. 31.
• An Act to repeal certain Parts of an Act passed in the Fourteenth
ment of the said Province, it is amongst other Things enacted,