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Metropolis Management Act 1855

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CLXXIXProvided always, That if any Person who has paid the Amount of Rate charged upon him by the Assessment made by an Assessor appointed under this Act think himself aggrieved by such Assessment, on the Ground that such Assessment includes Property for which he is not rateable under this Act, or that it assesses his rateable Property beyond its full and fair annual Value, or that any Person is omitted out of such Assessment, or that the Property of any Person is assessed below its full and fair annual Value, the Person so aggrieved may appeal to the next Court of General or Quarter Sessions for the County or Franchise in which the Cause of Appeal arises, not less than Twenty-one Days after public Notice of such Assessment has been given as herein-before mentioned; provided that the Person so intending to appeal shall give to the said Board a Notice in Writing of such Appeal, and of the Cause and Matter thereof, Ten clear Days at the least before such Sessions, and shall also, within Three Days after his Notice of Appeal, enter into a Recognizance before some Justice of the Peace of the County or Franchise, with Two sufficient Sureties, conditioned to try such Appeal at the said Sessions, and to abide the Order of the Court thereupon, and to pay such Costs as shall be by the Court awarded ; and in case such Person appeal on the Ground that any Person is omitted out of the Assessment, or that the Property of any Person is assessed below its full and fair annual Value, the Party so appealing shall not only give such Notice of Appeal to the said Board, and enter into such Recognizance as aforesaid, but shall also give a like Notice of Appeal to the Person so interested in the event of such Appeal as aforesaid; and the Person so interested shall, if he desire it, be heard upon the Appeal; and the Justices of the Peace at such Sessions or some Adjournment thereof, upon due Proof of the Notice having been given, and of the Recognizance having been entered into as aforesaid, shall hear and determine the Matter of the Appeal in a summary Manner, and shall make such Order therein, with or without Costs to either Party, as the said Justices think proper; and in case the said Justices think the Appellant entitled to Relief, they shall order the Assessment to be amended in such Manner as may be necessary for giving him Relief, and shall also order any Money paid by him which he was not liable to pay to be returned to him; and in case he have appealed on the Ground that any Person is omitted out of the Assessment, the said Justices may order the Name of such Person to be inserted in the Assessment, and to be therein rated at such Amount ,as they deem just; and in case the Appellant have appealed on the Ground that the Property of any Person is assessed below its full and fair annual Value, the said Justices may order the Amount at which such Person is rated in the Assessment to be altered in such Manner as they deem just; and the proper Officer of the Court shall in each of the Cases aforesaid forthwith amend the Assessment accordingly, but the Assessment shall not be quashed or altered with respect to any other Persons named therein; and the Determination of the Justices at any such Sessions or Adjournment shall be final and conclusive.

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