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Duchy of Lancaster Act 1817

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XIIExtending the Powers of the Commissioners, as to leafing the Houses on the West Side of the Hay-market and between the Haymarket and the East Side of the New Street.

And whereas some of the Houses, Buildings, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments belonging to the Crown, situate on the Weft Side of the Street called The Haymarket, and behind the same on the East Side of the New Street, extending from Piccadilly on the North to Charles Street on the South, and from the Haymarket on the East to the East Side of the New Street on the Weft, are adjacent to and in some Degree connected with the Improvements now making under the Authority of the said Act of the Fifty-third Year of His Majesty's Reign; but Doubts have arisen whether the same are within the Provisions of the said Act; but if all such Houses, Buildings, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments were expressly, included in the Provisions for granting Leases comprized herein and in the said Act, it would remove such Doubts, and tend to encourage Builders and other Persons to undertake the carrying into Execution the Buildings and Works intended to be made with a View to the Improvement of the Western Side of the said Street called The Haymarket, and behind the same as aforesaid, and such Improvement would be of great public Utility ; be it therefore further enacted, That it shall, and may be lawful for the Commissioners for the Time being for carrying the said Act; of the Fifty-third Year of His Majesty's Reign into Execution, with the Consent and Approbation in Writing of the Lord High Treasurer or Commissioners of the Treasury for the Time being, or any Three of them, to demise or Lease, or previous to any such Demise or Lease to, enter into any Contract or Agreement with any Person or Persons for the demising or leafing, with such Consent and Approbation as aforesaid, all or any Part of the said Houses, Buildings, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments belonging to His Majesty, His Heirs or Successors, within the Ordering and Survey of the Exchequer, situate on the Weft Side of the said Street called The Haymarket, and all or any Part of the Houses, Buildings, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments belonging to His Majesty, His Heirs or Successors, within the Ordering and Survey aforesaid, situate between Piccadilly on the North and Charles Street aforesaid on the South, and between the Street called The Haymarket on the East, and the East Side of the New Street aforesaid on the West, for any Term or Terms of. Years not exceeding Ninety-nine Years from the making thereof, at such Rent or Rents, and under such Covenants, Conditions, Clauses, and Restrictions, and either in Exchange or not in Exchange for. any other Houses, Buildings, Lands, or Hereditaments, and in such Manner as the said Commissioners. for the Time being for carrying the said last-mentioned Act into Execution shall from Time to Time, with such Consent and Approbation as aforesaid, judge proper and think most advantageous, and to receive and take any Fine or Fines for granting such Leases, and to apply all such Fines to the Purposes of the said Act; and that every Lease of the said Houses, Buildings, Lands, Tenements and Hereditaments herein-before described, so to be granted by the . said Commissioners for carrying the said last-mentioned Act into Execution, shall be valid and effectual, and the Rents arising therefrom shall be reserved, received, and applied in such and the like Manner as if the said Houses, Buildings, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, had been included within the Provisions of the said last-mentioned Act, and in the Map or Plan and Book of Reference therein referred to; and all and every such Lease and Leases of the said Houses, Buildings, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, and all and every Lease and Leases to be made in Exchange under the Authority of this Act, shall be made according to the Forms, and under the like Rules, Regulations, and Provisions, as other Leases made by the said Commissioners under the Authority of the said recited Act of the Fifty-third Year of the Reign of His present Majesty. are or usually have been made, or as near thereto as the Circumstances ol the Cafe will admit.

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