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Form of renewed Contract of Composition for Assessed Taxes.

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Know all Men, That we, Two of the Commissioners acting in the Execution of the Acts in relation to Assessed Taxes for the Division of

in the County of have contracted and agreed with A.B. of

the said Division, in pursuance of an Act passed in the Fifth Year of the Reign of King William the Fourth, for the Renewal of the Composition of Assessed Taxes, as stated in the Margin hereof; namely, Upon Servants, Horses, and other Articles of

Establishment on the Amount expressed therein, together with the additional Rate granted by the said

Act. Which several Amounts are to be paid to the Collectors of the said Parish by Two Instalments; viz'. 1st Instalment on or before the

Tenth Day of October.
2d Instalment on or before the

Fifth Day of April.
And so yearly during the Term of
Five Years from the Fifth Day of
April 1835 mentioned in the said
Act.

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The Condition of the above Composition is, That the above-named shall duly pay or cause to be paid to the Collectors for the said

or One of them, on or before the Days above mentioned, upon Demand, the yearly Sum of

by Two Instalments, in even Portions, taking their or his Receipt in Writing for the same; otherwise the said Composition shall be levied of the Goods and Chattels of the said

or sued for and recovered by any of the Ways and Means by which the Monies due on Assessments may be sued for and recovered.

Witness

Clerk.

} Commissioners of the within Division.
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Witness

Clerk.

The Party hereto.

N.B.-With the Consent of the Commissioners the Collector of the Parish may witness the Signature of the Party to the Contract.

Form

Form of Contract of Compositions under the Act of the Fifth William

the Fourth.

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Know all Men, That we, Two of the Commissioners acting in the Execution of the Acts in relation to Assessed Taxes for the Division of

in the County of have contracted and agreed with of

in the said Division, in pursuance of an Act passed in the Fifth Year of King William the Fourth, for the Composition of

Assessed Taxes, as stated in the Margin hereof, and additional Rate.

Which several Amounts are to be paid to the Collectors of the said

by Two Instalments; viz'. 1st Instalment on or before the

Tenth Day of October.
24 Instalment on or before the

Fifth Day of April.
And so yearly during the Term of
Five Years from the Fifth Day of
April 1895 mentioned in the said
Act.

Composition Duty of £5 per Cen-1

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Total Amount of Composition

The Condition of the above Composition is, That the above-named shall duly pay or cause to be paid to the Collectors for the said

or One of them, on or before the Days above mentioned, upon Demand, the yearly Sum of

by Two Instalments, in even Portions, taking their or his Receipt in Writing for the same; otherwise the said Composition shall be levied of the Goods and Chattels of the said or sued for and recovered by any of the Ways and Means by which the Monies due on Assessments may be sued for and recovered.

Witness
Clerk.

Commissioners of the within Division.
Witness
Clerk.

The Party hereto. N.B.— With the Consent of the Commissioners the Collector of the Parish may witness the Signature of the Party to the Contract.

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CA P. LV. An Act to amend Three Acts, made respectively in the Seventh

Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, and in the First and Second Years and in the Second and Third Years of the Reign of His present Majesty, for the uniform Valuation of Lands and Tenements in the several Baronies, Parishes, and other Divisions of Counties in Ireland; and to provide for the more effectual Levy of Grand Jury Cess.

[13th August 1834.) WI THEREAS an Act was passed in the Seventh Year of the

Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled An Act to make Provision for the uniform Valuation of Lands

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( and Tenements in the several Baronies, Parishes, and other Divi. • sions of Counties in Ireland, for the Purpose of the more equally levying of the Rates and Charges upon such Baronies, Parishes, and Divisions respectively; and the said Act was amended by • Two Acts passed respectively in the First and Second Years and • in the Second and Third Years of the Reign of His present • Majesty: And whereas it is expedient, for the Acceleration of

the said Valuation, and for other Purposes, that the said Act • should be further amended : Be it therefore enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That it shall and may be lawful for the Commissioner of Commissioner Valuation appointed in or for any County or Counties under the of Valuation Provisions of the said recited Acts to nominate and appoint such may appoint Number of Persons to be Valuators for each such County as the of Valuators Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland as the Lord shall from Time to Time fix and appoint; any thing in the said Lieutenant recited Acts limiting the Number of Persons so to be appointed shall fix and

determine. to the contrary hereof notwithstanding.

II. And be it enacted, That where an Appeal shall have been Committee of made to any Committee of Appeal, under the Provisions of the Appeal. may,

in certain Cases, said recited Acts, by or on behalf of any Parish, or the Owners

direct a new Occupiers of Land within any Townland of any Parish, against Valuation to be the Valuation or any Part of the Valuation of the same, or of any made, although other Parish or Townland or Townlands within the same Barony, no Appeal and it shall appear to such Committee of Appeal that just Cause shall have been has been shown to warrant such Committee to direct that a new

lodged in reValuation shall be made of any such Parish or Parishes, Town- spect thereof. land or Townlands, in respect of or on behalf whereof such Appeal may

have been made, then and in such Case it shall and may be lawful for the said Committee of Appeal, with the Consent of the Commissioner of Valuation for such County, or of his Assessor, to direct that a new Valuation shall in like Manner be made of any other Parish or Parishes, Townland or Townlands, within the same Barony, the Valuation whereof shall appear to the said Committee to have been defective or erroneous in the same respects, or to which the same Ground of Appeal may appear justly applicable, although no such Appeal shall have been made in respect of or on behalf of such other Parish or Parishes, Townland or Townlands.

III. And be it further enacted, That when and as the Valuation when the of each or any Barony within each County shall have been made Valuation of by such Valuators, and transmitted to the Commissioner of Valua• any Barony tion for such County, and decided on by the Committee of Appeal and decided on, appointed under the Provisions of the said recited Act of the

a List of the Seventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, the said Com- several Parishes missioner of Valuation shall prepare and make out, in the Form and the Divi, of the Schedule to this Act annexed, a List or Table of the sions of Land

within them several Parishes within such Barony, and of the several Town

shall be prelands or other Sub-denominations or Divisions of Land within pared and each such Parish, distinguishing the Number of Acres contained published. in every such Parish and Townland or other Sub-denomination

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or Division as aforesaid, and the Value of the Land and Houses in each such Parish or Townland, or other Sub-denomination or Division respectively, according to the Survey and Valuation thereof so decided upon; and each such List or Table shall be signed by the said Commissioner of Valuation and Three Members of the said Committee of Appeal, and shall be transmitted, so signed, to the Office of the Chief Secretary of the said Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland; and thereupon it shall and may be lawful for such Lord Lieutenant or other Chief Governor or Governors, if he or they shall so think

fit, to direct such List and Valuation, so signed as aforesaid, to During the be published in the Dublin Gazette ; and from and after the End Period herein of the Assizes next ensuing the Day of such Publication, and described all

until the End of the Assizes next ensuing the Day on which County Cess, &c. shall be

the List and Valuation of all the Baronies within the same levied according County, as completed and finally agreed on by the Committee of to the Propor= Revision appointed under the Provisions of the said recited Acts, tions therein shall have been published in the said Dublin Gazette in the Manner specified ;

and Form by the said recited Acts prescribed, but no longer, all Grand Jury Rates, and the usual and accustomed Proportion of all County Cess Charges whatsoever, imposed or to be imposed on such Barony by Presentments of the Grand Jury, or to be raised off such Barony, or any Parish and Division thereof, and all Parish Rates imposed or to be imposed or levied off any Parish or Townland or other Sub-denomination or Division of such Barony, under the Authority of any Law or Statute, shall be assessed and levied off such Barony, and off every Parish, Townland, or other Sub-denomination or Division therein, according to the Proportions specified in such List and Valuation so to be signed by the Commissioner of Valuation and Three Members of the Committee of Appeal, and published as herein-before

directed. but not to affect IV. Provided always, and be it enacted, That the Publication the relative of the List and Valuation of any Barony under the Provisions of Proportion this Act shall not alter or affect the relative Proportion of County borne by such

Cess or Charges which by any Laws or Usage may be or have Barony.

been borne by such Barony as compared with any other Barony

or Baronies. Repealing so V. • And whereas it is enacted by the said recited Act of the much of recited

· Seventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, that in case it Act as authorizes the altering

• shall happen that any Committee of Revision shall alter the of the Amount

Amount of the Valuation of any Barony, as compared with of Valuation another Barony, either by increasing or diminishing such of any Barony · Amount, such Alteration in the Valuation of any Barony shall as compared

not affect the proportionate Valuations of the several Parishes with another Barony.

or Townlands within such Barony with respect to each other, « but that the Valuation of each and every such Parish and

Townland respectively shall be altered so that each may bear to cach the same relative Proportion as was originally fixed, or. as was confirmed or allowed by the Committee of Appeal : And whereas it may happen that the Amount of a Valuation of a Barony may be altered by the said Committee ot' Revision on a Principle or for a Cause applicable to One or more Divisions

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• of such Barony, and not to all Divisions of such Barony; and it " is therefore necessary that Power should be given to such Com• mittee to direct the Increase or Diminution of the Valuation of • any Sub-denomination or Division of a Barony as well as of the

whole Barony;' be it therefore enacted, That the herein-before recited Provision of the said Act of the Seventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty shall be and the same is hereby repealed.

VI. And be it enacted, That whensoever any such Committee Committee of Revision shall think fit to alter the Amount of the Valuation of Revision of any Barony as compared with any other Barony it shall and may alter the

Valuation of may be lawful for them to alter the Amount of the Valuation of

any Division any Parish or Parishes, Townland or Townlands, or other Division of a Barony. of such Barony, and the Proportion originally fixed or confirmed as well as of or allowed by the Committee of Appeal of such Barony between the whole. the several Parishes and Townlands of such Barony, in such Manner and to such Extent as the said Committee shall think just with regard to the Reason or Principle on which the gross Amount of the Valuation of such Barony may have been altered by them.

VII. And be it enacted, That all fractional Parts of a Pound Fractions of Sterling may be rejected from the total Value of any Barony,

a Pound may Parish, Manor, or other Denomination as stated in any List and be rejected, &c. Valuation prepared under Authority of the said recited Acts or this Act, for the Purpose of computing the Proportions in which the same shall be respectively rated.

VIII. · And whereas it is desirable that the said Valuation When Valua• should be made available to the Purpose of Applotment, as tion of Barony ' well as to ascertain the Proportions in which Grand Jury Čess is completed,

Commissioner • and Parish Rates shall be assessed upon the several Divisions

to lodge a Copy * and Subdivisions of each County; be it therefore enacted, That of Field Book when and so soon as the Valuation of all the Parishes within any and a Field Barony shall be completed the Commissioners of Valuation shall Map in Office make out a Copy of the Field Book of each Parish, and shall of Treasurer

of County make out a Field Map, showing the several Portions of Land which may have been separately valued, and distinguishing and numbering the same so as to correspond with the said Field Book ; and the said Commissioners shall deliver such Copies of the Field Book and Maps, attested by his Signature, to the Treasurer of the County, who shall keep the same in his Office, there to remain open to public Inspection ; and any Owner or Occupier of Land within such Parish shall be at liberty to make Copies thereof or Extracts therefrom without Fee or Reward.

IX. And be it enacted, That every such Treasurer shall fur- Treasurer to nish Copies of such Field Books, as and when the Valuation therein furnish Copies

of Field Books contained shall have been confirmed or amended and finally

to Persons reagreed on by the said Committees of Appeal and Revision re

quiring same spectively of such County, in manner by the said recited Acts or for Applotment by this Act provided, and of such Field Maps, marked and num- of Grand Jury bered to correspond with such Field Books, to any Person or

Cess.
Persons requiring the same for the Applotment of Grand Jury
Cess; and such Copies shall be prepared under such Regulations

as

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