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Tithe Act 1860

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. I.Corn Rents under Local Acts may be converted into Tithe Rentcharge.

  3. II.County or Towns from whose Returns Average to be calculated.

  4. III.How Average to be calculated.

  5. IV.Commissioners to apportion Rentcharge.

  6. V.Power of Appeal to a Court of Law.

  7. VI.Comptroller of Corn Returns to furnish Information.

  8. VII.Commissioners to have same Powers as in Tithe Commutations.

  9. VIII.Copies of Award to be deposited, &c.

  10. IX.As to Recovery of Rentcharges awarded in lieu of Corn Rents.

  11. X.Where Consents not given, Draft of proposed altered Apportionment to be deposited for Inspection.

  12. XI.Rentcharge may be reapportioned and redistributed on the same or on other Lands.

  13. XII.Where Fences removed Rentcharge may be apportioned on Land Tithe-free jointly with other Land.

  14. XIII.No Land shall be charged with Rentcharge payable to a...

  15. XIV.Consent of Landowner not required where his Lands are not charged.

  16. XV.Power to Commissioners to alter Apportionment where successive Alterations have made it inconvenient or difficult, but not to alter Amount, &c.

  17. XIV.Power to Commissioners to alter Apportionment where Boundaries of Parishes have been altered.

  18. XVII.Powers for altering Apportionments or Awards.

  19. XVIII.Tithes commuted for a Sum or Rate per Head may be converted into a Rentcharge.

  20. XIX.Gross Rentcharge may be apportioned on Gated or Stinted Pastures.

  21. XX.Rentcharge on Commons may be commuted for a Part of the Land, or redeemed.

  22. XXI.If Rentcharge is commuted for Land, Commissioners to set out the Land and to vest the same in Owner.

  23. XXII.Commissioners to set out Land to be sold for Purposes of Redemption.

  24. XXIII.Conveyance of Land sold to be executed by Commissioners.

  25. XXIV.Where Rate per Head is in arrear the same may be recovered by Distress.

  26. XXV.Upon Inclosure, Rate per Head may be converted into Rentcharge.

  27. XXVI.Power to Commissioners to order Maps to be detached from Instruments of Apportionments.

  28. XXVII.Provision for Restoration of damaged Instrument of Apportionment.

  29. XXVIII.Justices may order an Instrument of Apportionment to be restored to proper Custody.

  30. XXIX.Expenses of recovering Rentcharge.

  31. XXX.Notice of Intention to distrain may be sent by Post.

  32. XXXI.Commissioners may order a Rentcharge not exceeding 15l. to be redeemed before Apportionment.

  33. XXXII.Where Land divided, Commissioners may order Rentcharge to be redeemed after Apportionment.

  34. XXXIII.Provision in Cases where Rentcharge has been charged on Lands which in consequence of Error in Boundary are not within the Parish where aggregate Charge is awarded.

  35. XXXIV.Provision for charging Rentcharge where Land made chargeable for more than One Parish.

  36. XXXV.Commissioners shall give Notice of their Intention to order compulsory Redemption.

  37. XXXVI.If Person refuse to receive Redemption Money, to be dealt with as if under Disability.

  38. XXXVII.Trustees may be appointed to receive Sums not exceeding 200l. payable to Corporation.

  39. XXXVIII.Provisions of recited Acts applicable to Redemptions under this Act.

  40. XXXIX.Expenses and Redemption Money, how to be raised.

  41. XL.Informal Arrangements may be confirmed.

  42. XLI.Copyhold and other Lands may be exchanged for Glebe.

  43. XLII.Formation of District within which extraordinary Charge in respect of Hop Grounds and Market Gardens shall be payable.

  44. XLIII.Power to enter on Land.

  45. XLIV.Recited Acts and this to be as one.

    1. The Schedule to which this Act refers

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