Reports of New Magistrates' Cases Argued and Determined in All the Courts of Common Law at Westminster ... 1844-[1851].

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Page 331 - King George the Third, intituled An Act to amend the Laws for the Relief of the. Poor...
Page 38 - Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted . . . that whereas by reason of some defects in the law poor people are not restrained from going from one parish to another, and therefore do endeavour to settle themselves in those parishes where there is the best stock, the largest commons or wastes to build cottages, and the most woods for them to burn and destroy...
Page 120 - Such, then, being the law of the land, it follows, as a necessary consequence, that the repair of the, fabric of the church is a duty which the parishioners are compellable to perform, not a mere voluntary act, which they may perform or decline at their own discretion ; that the law is imperative upon them, absolutely that they do repair the church...
Page 174 - ... of an act passed in the eighth year of the reign of her present Majesty, intituled, " An Act for the further Amend merit of the Laws relating to the Poor in England...
Page 262 - The principle to be collected from all the cases on the subject is, that if the party rated have the use of the building or other subject of the rate as a mere servant of the Crown, or of any public body, or in any other respect for the mere exercise of public duty therein, and have no beneficial occupation of or emolument resulting from it in any personal and private respect, then he is not rateable.
Page 36 - These are, therefore, in her Majesty's name, to require you, the said churchwardens and overseers of the poor of the said parish of St.
Page 132 - ... 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 331 - Commissioners, shall not think it necessary or proper to direct the same to be otherwise made, such allotments shall be made to the churchwardens and overseers of the poor for the time being of the parish...
Page 94 - ... the overseers or guardians of the parish appealing against such order, or any three or more of such guardians, shall, with such notice, or fourteen days at least heforc the first day of the sessions at which such appeal is intended to be tried...
Page 116 - Whenever electors are present and do not vote at all, they virtually acquiesce in the election made by those who do.

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