Dean Forest Act 1861

12 Gaveller or Deputy Gaveller empowered to endorse memorandum of entry of transfer on the last preceding transfer instead of upon the original certificate of the grant of a gale.E+W+S+N.I.

Whereas by the fifty-eighth section of the said Act it is enacted, that upon the entry of all minutes or dockets of transfers of gales in the Books of the Gaveller or Deputy Gaveller, the Gaveller or Deputy Gaveller shall endorse and sign a memorandum of such entry and the date thereof on such transfer, or in the case of an assignment of a gale granted after the passing of the said Act on the original certificate of the grant thereof: And whereas in some cases such original certificates have become covered with such memorandums of transfer, so that there is no room for further memorandums, and others may hereafter become so covered; and other such original certificates have been or may be lost or accidentally destroyed, and it is expedient that the Gaveller or Deputy Gaveller should have power in such and similar cases to endorse such memorandums as aforesaid on the last preceding transfer instead of on the original certificate: Be it enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Gaveller or Deputy Gaveller, if under the circumstances of any case he shall deem it fit or expedient so to do, to endorse the memorandum in the said fifty-eighth section of the said Act mentioned on the then last preceding transfer of a gale instead of on the original certificate of the grant thereof.