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Metropolis Management Act 1855

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CLXVIIWhere the Vestry of any Parish mentioned in Schedule (A.) to this Act make the Rate for the Relief of the Poor in such Parish, such Vestry shall from Time to Time raise and levy the Sums required for defraying their Expenses of executing this Act in like Manner as Overseers are required to do with respect to the Sums for which Orders are made upon them by any Vestry under this Act, and shall, in raising such Sums, act upon the like Principles and have the like Discretion as any Vestry making Orders upon Overseers under this Act; and where any Parishes maintain their Poor in common by a common Rate, the Orders for levying any Money by this Act directed to be made on the Overseers of such Parishes shall be made on the Overseers by Law authorized to levy such Rate thereon, and such Sums shall be levied by such Overseers, in manner provided by this Act, as if such Parishes were One Parish.

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