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Inclosure Act 1773

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4 Expences how to be defrayed.E+W+S

And all costs, charges and expences necessary for the carrying on any such plan of ordering, fencing, cultivating, or improving into execution as shall be agreed upon in manner aforesaid, and which shall, at any meeting to be held after six days notice having been given in manner herein-before directed, by the major part in number and value of the occupiers aforesaid then present, be deemed common expences, and for the general benefit of the said occupiers, shall be borne, paid and defrayed proportionably by all the occupiers of such open and common field lands, according to the value of the lands and grounds each person or persons shall have in such open and common field lands; and for the raising the same, one or more assessment or assessments upon all and every the occupiers of common field lands in each parish respectively shall be made, levied and collected by such person and persons, and allowed in such manner, as such majority of the occupiers of such open and common field lands, at such meeting to be had as aforesaid, shall direct and appoint in that behalf; and the money thereby raised shall be employed and accounted for, according to the orders and directions of such majority of the occupiers of such common field lands, for and towards the better cultivation of the said common field lands, from time to time, as need shall require; and the said assessment shall, by virtue of a warrant F1... of one justice of peace F2..., be [F3recovered, by using the procedure in Schedule 12 to the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 (taking control of goods), from] every person so assessed and not paying the same within ten days after demand, F4....

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C1S. 4 modified (E.W.S) (1.4.1996) by S.I. 1996/674, reg. 2, Sch. Pt. II para. 5(1)(2)(c)

C2S. 4 modified (E.W.) (1.4.1996) by S.I. 1996/675, art. 2, Sch. Pt. II para. 7(1)(2)(c)

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