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Parliamentary Elections (Ireland) Act 1823

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VPersons holding Freeholds consisting of 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 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 a Freehold therein of the clear yearly Value of ____________________________ or ____________________________ [as the Case maybe] 'at the least, above all Charges payable out of the same, consisting of a Rentcharge granted by Deed, bearing Date the ____________________________ Day of ____________________________ in the Year ____________________________ [if the same shall be granted by Deed, and in case it shall not be granted by Deed, then stating the Particulars of the Title of such Person to such Rentcharge on a House or Houses, or on Land, or both, or other Hereditaments, as the Case may be] lying and being at or in [naming the Land out of which such Rentcharge 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 Rentcharge 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 I am in the Possession thereof to the clear Amount of ____________________________ or ____________________________ [as the Case may be) yearly Value thereof, and am entitled to receive the same as it becomes due.'

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