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Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847

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Schedule A—Sect. 172

Form of Rate

An Assessment to the Sewer Rate [or other Rate, &c., as the Case may be,] for the [name the District or Town], made this ______________ Day of ______________in the Year of our Lord 18___ , after the Rate of ______________ pence in the Pound, by virtue of the [name special Act].

No. on the Rate.Name of Person rated.Name of the Owner of Property rated.Description and Situation of Property.Gross annual Value.Full net annual Value.Rate at d. in the Pound.Amount of Drainage Rate (if any).

Signed by us, this ______________ Day of ______________in the Year of our Lord ______________.

A.B. / C.D. / E.F./ G.H. / I.E./ L.M. ____________________________ Improvement Commissioners.

Schedule B—Sect. 192

Form of Warrant of Distress for the Recovery of a Rate

County of [or Borough, &c. to wit] __________________________________________ Whereas Complaint hath been duly made by ______________ One of the Collectors of Rates to the ______________ Improvement Commissioners, that ______________of, &c, hath not paid and has refused to pay the Sum of ______________duly assessed upon him in and by a certain Rate for the said Town [or District] called the [here name the Rate], bearing Date on or about the ______________ Day of ______________ in the Year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and _____ , and duly made according to the Directions and for the Purposes of [here name the special Act] although the same hath been duly demanded of him : And whereas it appears to me ______________ One of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the said County [or Borough, &c], as well upon the Oath of ______________ One of the said Collectors of Rates, as otherwise, that the said Sum of ______________ hath been duly demanded in Writing by him from the said ______________ and that the said ______________ hath refused to pay the same, for the Space of Fourteen Days after such Demand made, and doth refuse to pay the same : And whereas the said ______________ having appeared before me, in pursuance of my Summons for that Purpose, hath not shown to me any sufficient Cause why the same should not be paid [or And whereas it hath been duly proved to me upon Oath that the said ______________ hath been duly summoned to appear before me to show Cause why he refuseth to pay the said Rate or Assessment, but he the said ______________ hath neglected to appear according to the said Summons, and hath not shown to me any sufficient Cause why the same should not be paid] ; These are therefore, in Her Majesty's Name, to command you to levy the said Sum of ______________ by Distress of the Goods and Chattels of the said ______________ ; and if the same shall not be paid within the Space of ______________ Days next after such Distress by you taken, together with the reasonable Charges of taking and keeping the same, that then you do sell the said Goods and Chattels by you distrained, and out of the Money arising by such Sale that you do detain the Sum of ______________ and also your reasonable Charges of taking, keeping, and selling the: said Distress, rendering to him the said ______________ the Overplus, on Demand; and if sufficient Distress cannot be found of the Goods and Chattels of the said ______________ whereon to levy the said Sum of ______________ that then you certify the same to me, together with this Warrant, to the end that such further Proceedings may be had therein as to the Law doth appertain. Given under my Hand and Seal, the Day of ______________ in the Year of our Lord 18___. ____________________________ J. P. (L.S.)

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