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Inclosure and Drainage (Rates) Act 1833

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Inclosure and Drainage (Rates) Act 1833

1833 CHAPTER 35 3 and 4 Will 4

An Act to remedy certain Defects as to the Recovery of Rates and Assessments made by Commissioners and other Persons under divers Inclosure and Drainage Acts after the Execution of the final Awards of the said Commissioners.

[24th July 1833]

Whereas divers Acts of Parliament have from time to time been passed for the inclosure, drainage, and improvement of divers lands, commons, and waste grounds, wherein commissioners are empowered to set out and make private roads and drains, banks, bridges, sluices, and other works: And whereas it hath been discovered, since the passing of the said Acts, that there are no powers therein for the recovery of the rates or assessments from time to time after the making of the respective final awards of the commissioners acting in execution of the said Acts, under or by virtue of the said Acts or the said awards, or under or by virtue of powers, authorities, or directions given or contained in the said Acts or awards, for defraying the expenses of repairing, superintending, or renewing the said roads, drains, banks, bridges, sluices, and other works, whereby great inconvenience and losses have been sustained for want of such powers: And whereas it is expedient that a summary mode of proceeding should be granted for the purpose of recovering and enforcing the payment of such rates or assessments:

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