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Improvement of Land Act 1864

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Advertisements and Notices preliminary to Sanction.

17Before the Commissioners shall sanction any Improvements, Notice shall be given of the Application as well by Advertisement 'inserted in Two successive Weeks in some Newspaper published in the County in which the Land to be improved lies, or in case there shall be no such Newspaper published in such County then in some County adjoining thereto, as by a Notice in Writing given, where such Lands are situate in England or Ireland, to every Person entitled to any Estate in such Land, or any Part thereof, in reversion or remainder up to and inclusive of the Person entitled to the first vested Estate of Inheritance therein, and to every Person entitled to any Mortgage upon such Land or any Part thereof who by reasonable Inquiry shall be known to be so interested, and given, where such Lands are situate in Scotland, to the nearest Heir or Heirs of Entail, not exceeding Three, and to the Holders of every Heritable Security on such Lands appearing upon the Records; and in such Advertisements and Notices respectively shall be stated the maximum Amount which it is proposed to charge in respect of the Improvements, and the greatest and least Terms over which it is proposed that the Rentcharge should be spread ; and the Commissioners shall not sanction the Improvements until One Month shall have elapsed from the Publication of the Second of such Advertisements and the Service of such Notices (if any) respectively, of which Publication, and of the Service of all necessary Notices as aforesaid, the Landowner shall, if required by the Commissioners, satisfy them by One or more Statutory Declarations made by him or on his Behalf.

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