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Prisons (Scotland) Act 1877

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26Provision as to assets

Where there is any balance due to any prison authority, either in respect of building assessments or assessments for current expenses, such balance shall be payable to the commissioners of supply of the county at the passing of this Act within the jurisdiction of such prison authority; but the said commissioners shall be bound to pay to the magistrates of the burgh or burghs at the passing of this Act within the said jurisdiction a portion or portions thereof in the proportion of the valuation of such burgh or burghs respectively to the valuation of such county. The sums ultimately payable to such commissioners and magistrates respectively shall be placed to the credit of the county general assessment of the county, or municipal, or police, or other assessments of the burgh or burghs, as the case may be.

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