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Church Building Act 1822

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VIIICommissioners empowered to take Land for Parishes on paying the Value assessed.

And be it further enacted, That in every. Case in which any Parish or Place shall not have been able, or shall not hereafter be able to procure any Land or Ground for the building or rebuilding any Church or Chapel, or enlarging any existing Church or Chapel, or for the making of any Yard to any Church or Chapel, or for any Cemetery, or for enlarging any Yard to any Church or Chapel, or any Cemetery, by reason of the Inability of any Person or Persons, Body or Bodies, interested in such Land or Ground or any Part thereof, to convey or make a good Title to the same, freed and discharged from all Incumbrances; or that any such Person or Persons, or Body or Bodies, shall be unwilling to treat for the Sale thereof, or cannot agree for such Sale and Purchase then and in every such Case it shall be lawful for the said Commissioners, and they are hereby authorized and empowered, if upon Consideration of all the Circumstances of the Case they shall think proper, to take such Land pr Ground for any such Purpose as aforesaid, for any such Parish or Place ; and it shall be lawful for the said Commissioners in every such Case to use, apply, and put in force all such of the Powers and Authorities of the said recited Acts or this Act respectively, as may be necessary for the assessing, ascertaining, and paying the Value, and taking and giving Possession of any such Land or Ground; and all the Powers and Authorities in the said recited Acts and this Act contained, in relation to the assessing or ascertaining, and to the paying the Sums assessed on the Value of, and to the taking and giving Possession of Sites for Churches to be built under the said recited Acts and this Act, shall "extend and apply to the assessing and ascertaining, and to the paying the Sums assessed on the value of, and to the taking and giving Possession of such Land or Ground; as fully and effectually to all Intents and Purposes, as if the same we're severally and separately repeated and re-enacted for the Purposes aforesaid, any thing in the said recited Acts, or either of them, or this Act, to the contrary notwithstanding.

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