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Dean Forest Act 1861

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7Provision as to the Days for the Cesser and Determination of the Galeage and other Rents.

Whereas by the Forty-sixth Section of the said Act it was enacted, that as regarded Gales, Pits, Levels, or Works then existing, the Galeage, Rent, Royalty, or Tonnage Duty payable to Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, should, at the End of Twenty-one Years from the making of the Award, and so on thereafter at the End of every subsequent Twenty-one Years, cease, if the Gaveller or Deputy Gaveller, or the Person or Persons entitled to such Gale, Pit, Level, or Work, should so elect, and as regarded Gales, Pits, Levels, or Works thereafter to be granted, the Galeage Rent, Royalty, or Tonnage Duty payable to Her Majesty, Her Heirs or Successors, under or by virtue or in respect of any Gale thereafter to be granted should, at the End of Twenty-one Years, and so on thereafter at the End of every subsequent Twenty-one Years from the granting thereof, cease, if the said Gaveller or Deputy Gaveller, or the Person or Persons entitled to the said Gale, Pit, Level, or Work, should so elect, and that upon any such Cesser the Gaveller or Deputy Gaveller for the Time being should fix the Amount of the new Galeage Rent, Royalty, or Tonnage Duty to be paid for the Twenty-one Years then next ensuing, the Cesser and Determination of the former Galeage Rent, Royalty, or Tonnage Duty in manner by the said Act provided : And whereas by the said Award of the said Commissioners relating to Coal Mines, which was dated the Eighth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and forty-one as aforesaid, there were reserved and made payable to Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, in respect of the said several Gales of Coal thereby awarded or confirmed up to Midsummer then next, the former Galeage Rents, and thenceforward the several Royalties or Tonnage Duties in the said Award specified payable on the Twenty-fourth Day of June and the Twenty-fifth Day of December in every Year, and also a Rent commonly called a Galeage or Dead Rent, payable on the Twenty-fourth Day of June in every Year; and by the said Award of the said Commissioners relating to Iron Mines, which was dated the Twentieth Day of July as aforesaid, there were reserved and made payable to Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, in respect of the several Gales of Iron thereby awarded or confirmed up to Christmas then next, the former Galeage Rents, and thenceforward the several Royalties or Tonnage Duties in the same Award specified, payable on the Twenty-fourth Day of June and the Twenty-fifth Day of December in every Year, and also a Rent commonly called a Galeage or Dead Rent, payable on the Twenty-fifth Day of December in every Year: And whereas in or by the Gales as well of Coal as of Iron which have been granted since the making of the said Awards respectively the Royalty or Tonnage Duty thereby reserved has been made payable on the Twenty-fourth Day of June and the Twenty-fifth Day of December in every Year, and the Rent commonly called the Galeage or Dead Rent has been made payable on the Twenty-fourth Day of June in every Year in respect of Gales both of Coal and Iron, but few (if any) of such Gales have been granted on the Twenty-fourth Day of June: And whereas the said Act contains no express Provision as to the Galeage Rents, Royalties, or Tonnage Duties accruing between the said respective Days of Payment and the Days of such Cesser or Determination as aforesaid, and it is expedient to make some Provision respecting the same : Be it enacted, That in lieu of the Days mentioned in the said Act for such Cessers or Determinations as aforesaid, the Days for the same shall be in the Case of all Gales of Coal at the End of Twenty-one Years from the Twenty-fourth Day of June next following the Date of the Award or the Date of the Grant (as the Case may be), and in the Case of Gales of Iron Ore held under the Award at the End of Twenty-one Years from the Twenty-fifth Day of December next following the Date of the Award, and in the Case of Gales of Iron Ore granted since the Award at the End of Twenty-one Years from the Twenty-fourth Day of June next following the Date of the Grant, and so on thereafter at the End of every subsequent Twenty-one Years, and all new Galeage Rents, Royalties, or Tonnage Duties to be fixed as aforesaid, shall commence on such Cesser or Determination of the old Rents, Royalties, or Duties.

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