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Parliamentary Elections (Ireland) Act 1823

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IVFreeholders, having Freeholds (not consisting of a Rentcharge) of 50l. or 20l. to take the following Oath.

And be it further enacted, That when any Person, seised of any Freehold in any County of a City or County of a Town, which Freehold shall not consist of a Rentcharge, shall be desirous to register the same as being of the Value of Fifty Pounds, or Twenty Pounds, such Person shall in open Court, at some Sessions to be held as aforesaid, or Adjournment thereof, before the Mayor or other Chief Magistrate, or his Deputy, or before Two Justices of the Peace, or before the Recorder or Deputy Recorder presiding thereat, take and subscribe the following Oath [or, if a Quaker, the following Affirmation] :

'I ____________________________ of ____________________________ in the County of ____________________________ or of the City or Town of ____________________________ [as the Case may be), do swear [or if a Quaker, do affirm], That I am a Freeholder of ____________________________and that I have, and am now in actual Possession of a Freehold therein, arising from a House or Houses, or from Land, or both, or other Hereditaments [as the Case may be] of the clear yearly Value of ____________________________ or ____________________________ [as the Case may be] above all Charges payable out of the same, lying and being at or in [naming the hand out of which such Free hold shall arise, if the same shall arise out of Land, or the Street or Place where such House or Houses or other Hereditaments shall be ' situate, in case such Freehold shall arise out of any House or Houses or other Hereditaments) in the County of the City [or County of the Town, as the Case may be] of ____________________________ and that the said Freehold does not arise from a Rentcharge, nor have I pro' cured it fraudulently, nor has it been granted fraudulently to me, ' or in exchange for a Freehold in any other County.'

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