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Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847

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On Appeal, the Quarter Sessions and Petty Sessions to have same Power of amending and quashing Rates, and of awarding Costs, as in Appeals against Poor Rates.

CLXXXIXThe said Justices and the Court of Quarter Sessions respectively shall in any such Appeal as aforesaid have the same Powers of amending or quashing the Rate in respect of which the Appeal is made as are by Law vested in Courts of Quarter Sessions for amending or quashing the Rates for the Relief of the Poor Within their Jurisdiction upon Appeals against such Rates, and shall likewise have respectively, in any Appeal against any Rate made under the Authority of this or the special Act, the same Powers of awarding Costs to be paid by or to any of the Parties to the Appeal, and of recovering such Costs, as are now vested in them respectively for awarding and recovering Costs in an Appeal against any Rate for the Relief of the Poor within their Jurisdiction: Provided always, that if the said Justices or Court shall quash the Rate in respect of which the Appeal is made, then, notwithstanding the quashing of such Rate, all Sums of Money charged by such Rate on any Person charged by such Rate may, if .the Justices or Court so order, be levied by such Means and in the same Manner as if no Appeal had been made against such Rate; and the Money which any Person, charged on such Rate pays, or which is recovered from him shall be taken as a Payment on account of the next effective Rate made on him for the same Purposes for which the Rate so quashed was made.

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