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Improvement of Land Act 1864

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Farmhouses, &c. to be insured ; Power to insure in case of Default.

74When any Farmhouses, Farm Buildings, or Works susceptible of Damage by Fire shall have been erected, improved, or added to under this Act, then, so long as any Land shall continue charged under this Act in respect thereof, the Person for the Time being bound to make the yearly or other periodical Payments of such Charge shall insure and keep insured against Damage by Fire all such Farmhouses, Farm Buildings, and Works in an Amount equal to the principal Amount originally secured by such Charge at the least; and such Person shall once in every Year certify to the Commissioners the Fact of such Insurance, and the Particulars thereof, and that the Premium and Duty for such Insurance for the Year then current have been duly paid; and if such Person shall not insure or keep insured such Farmhouses, Farm Buildings, and Works, or shall not duly certify the Matters aforesaid, it shall be lawful for the Person entitled to the Charge for the Time being, with the Assent of the Commissioners, to insure against Damage by Fire the said Farmhouses, Farm Buildings, and Works in an Amount not exceeding the principal Amount originally secured by such Charge, and either in the Name of the Person by whom such Default shall have been made, or in the Name of the Landowner mentioned in the Absolute Order, and thereafter to keep the same insured during the Continuance of the, said Charge; and the Person for the Time being bound to make the periodical Payments of such Charge shall from Time to Time, on the Day on which the next Payment shall become due on the said Charge, repay to the Person for the Time being entitled to the said Charge any Sums so paid by him for Premium and Duty on such Insurance; and in default of such Payment, the Amount of such Premium and Duty, with Interest thereon at the Rate of Five Pounds per Centum per Annum from the Time of such Default, may be recovered by the last-mentioned Person by the same Means and in the like Manner as if the same had been payable as Part of the said Charge.

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