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cities and counties of towns, until suc time as a revaluation of the same respectively shall take place as hereinafter mentioned, under the provisions of this Act, and for the purposes of such revaluation, and from thenceforth the provisions of this Act shall extend and apply to and be enforced in such last-mentioned counties, counties of cities and counties of towns respectively.
2. Counties, &c. not yet valued, to be valued under this Act.
And be it Enacted, That from and after the passing of this Act, the provisions of this Act shall and may be applied in the following counties and counties of cities ; (that is to say), the counties of Dublin, Tipperary, Waterford, Limerick, Cork and Kerry; 10 and the counties of the cities of Waterford, Limerick, Cork and Kilkenny.
3. Persons acting under
And be it Enacted, That the Commissioner of Valuation and other recited Acts to continue in discharge of persons heretofore appointed or acting under the said recited Acts, their duties till
or any of them, in any county, shall, and he and they are hereby 15 otherwise directed. 6 & 7 Will. 4, authorized and required, notwithstanding the passing of this Act, to c. 84, s. 2.
continue to discharge and execute their several duties and offices, for the
purpose of carrying this Act into execution, without any further or other appointment thereto, until the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland shall otherwise direct.
4. Whenever the
And be it Enacted, That whenever the survey of any county or of survey of any Barony, &c. is com- any barony of a county, shall have been made and completed under pleted, a map to be
he direction of the ordnance officers, a map or plan of such barony sent to Chief Secretary of Lord
shall be transmitted by some such officer to the Chief Secretary of Lieutenant. 6 & 7 Will. 4,
the said Lord Lieutenant, from time to time, when and as any such c. 81, s. 3.
survey shall have been or shall be made and completed, or when and as any such map or plan shall be required by such Chief Secretary to be transmitted as aforesaid.
And be it Enacted, That at any time after the receipt of any such map or plan, it shall and may be lawful for the said Lord Lieutenant 30 to nominate and appoint One fit and proper person to be Commissioner for the several counties in Ireland, to be called the Commissioner of Valuation for such counties, who shall hold such office during the will and pleasure of the said Lord Lieutenant, and who shall repair to any county and make a valuation of the houses and lands within every 35 barony, parish or other division in such county, of which any such map or plan shall have been made and delivered as aforesaid, and shall proceed in such valuation at such times, and in such manner, and under such regulations as such Lord Lieutenant shall order, direct and appoint; and the said Chief Secretary shall notify or cause to be
Appointment to be notified to Secretary of Grand Jury.
notified in writing to the Secretary of the Grand Jury of every such county, the appointment of such Commissioner of Valuation, and such Secretary shall lay such notification before the Grand Jury of such county at the next ensuing assizes.
6. And be it Enacted, That it shall be law ful for the Lord Lieu- Lord Lieutenant tenant to appoint such and so many Sub-commissioners, being pro- commissioners of
may appoint Subfessional Valuators, as may be recommended to him from time to have power to enter
Valuation, who shall time by the Commissioner of Valuation as fit and proper persons
on Lands, &c. to fill that office; and every such Sub-commissioner shall when 10 directed by the Commissioner of Valuation so to do, attend and
act in the hearing and determining of appeals against the valuation of tenements, as hereinafter is provided; and every such Sub-commissioner shall have the same power to enter into or upon any house or
land as any Commissioner of Valuation or Valuator appointed under 15 the provisions of the said first-named Act, subject to the same con
ditions as are therein provided.
7. And be it Enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Commissioner of Commissioners shall Valuation who shall be appointed under this Act, to uominate and appoint Valuators.
6 & 7 Will. 4, appoint any number of persons, conversant and professionally employed c. 84, s. 7. 20 in surveying and valuing land and houses, or in cases of towns in
valuing of houses only, to be Valuators, and to remove all or any such Valuators from time to time, and to nominate any other person or persons to be a Valuator or Valuators in the place and stead of the
person so removed; and previously to the appointment of any person 25 to be a Valuator, such Commissioner shall, in company with such
person, perambulate the whole or any part of a barony, in order fully to ascertain his competence for acting as such Valuator.
8. And be it Enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said Lord Lieu- Lord Lieutenant tenant to give such orders, instructions and directions for the conduct to conduct of Com
may give orders as 30 of the said Commissioner or Sub-commissioners and Valuators respec- Valuators.
tively, and for the employment of such clerks or other persons in the 6 & 7 Will. 4, discharge of their several duties under this Act, as to such Lord Lieutenant shall from time to time seem fitting and expedient for the due execution of this Act.
c. 84, s. 8.
9. And be it Enacted, That in every valuation hereafter to be made Tenements to be
valued separately, under the provisions of this Act, the Commissioner of Valuation shall according to the fair cause to be valued every tenement which is a rateable hereditament letting value, ac
oording to provisions under the provisions of an Act passed in the Session of Parliament cf 1& 2 Vict.,
c. 56, s. 64. held in the first and second years of the reign of Her present Majesty Queen Victoria, intituled, “ An Act for the more effectual Relief of
the Destitute Poor in Ireland," and shall also cause every such tene-
any, necessary to maintain the hereditament in its actual state, and all rates, taxes and public charges, if any, except tithe rent
charge, being paid by the tenant. 10. Property not rate- And be it Enacted, That, in valuing the property situated in any 10 able under 9 Geo. 4, of the towns liable to the payment of any rate or assessment .c. 82, to be separately valued for municipal purposes
under the provisions of an Act passed in the ninth year of his under 6 & 7 Vict.,
late Majesty King GEORGE the Fourth, intituled, « An Act to make €, 93, s. 18.
for lighting, cleansing and watching of Cities. Towns Corporate and Market Towns in Ireland, in certain cases,” and in 15 valuing the rateable hereditaments situated in any of the cities, towns or boroughs liable to the payment of any rate or assessment under the provisions of an Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of Her present Majesty, intituled, “An Act for the Regulation of Municipal Corporations in Ireland,” or under the provisions of any private or 20 local Act for cleansing, watching, improving, paving or supplying with water any such city, town or borough, and which are or shall be by law exempted from the rate, or not rateable to, or which shall not be included in the rate for the relief of the poor of the union wherein the same may be situate, and in the case of dwelling-houses valued 25 together with other property, the said Commissioner of Valuation shall cause to be made and declared separate valuations of all or any such hereditaments, property and dwelling-houses ; and every such separate valuation of property not rateable as aforesaid, shall contain in a separate column a statement of the ground of such exemption, and 30 the said Commissioner of Valuation shall transmit a copy of such separate valuation to the town council or Commissioners appointed under any such Act for the city, town corporate or market town in which the said property or dwelling-houses may be situate ; and thereupon the provisions contained in an Act passed in the Session of Parliament 35 held in the sixth and seventh years of Her present Majesty Queen VicTORIA, intituled, “ An Act to amend an Act of the third and fourth years of Her present Majesty, for the Regulation of Municipal Corporations in Ireland,” shall be deemed to apply to such separate valuation, in like manner as if the same had been made under the
pro- 40 visions of the said last-mentioned Act.
1.1. Annual average cost
And be it Enacted, That in valuing the rateable hereditaments of Landlord's repairs and insurances to be situated in any of the boroughs named in the Schedules (A.) and (B.)
annexed to the Act passed in the third and fourth year of the reign of Her ascertained under
6 & 7 Vict., present Majesty, intituled, “ An Act for the Regulation of Municipal
c. 92, s. 10. Corporatious in Ireland,” or in any other town to which a charter of incorporation may under the said Act be granted, the said Commissioner of Valuation shall cause to be estimated, in addition to the net annual value of each tenement, as hereinbefore directed, the probable annual average cost of the landlord's repairs and landlord's insurance.
in execution of
12. And be it Enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for any Com. Commissioner and '10 missioner appointed or continued under this Act, and for
enter any land, or Valuators appointed under this Act, from time to time to enter houses, gardens, &c., into and upon any land or house for the purpose of making or carrying this Act. on any valuation authorized by this Act : Provided always, That in 6 & 7 Will. 4,
C. 84, s. 17. every case in which it shall be necessary for any such Commissioner or 15 Valuator to enter any house, or any walled garden or orchard or
pleasure-ground, and when the owner or occupier thereof may oppose or refuse to allow such entry, such Commissioner or Valuator shall give Three Days' notice to the owner or occupier of such house, garden,
orchard or pleasure-ground, requiring to be permitted to enter the 20 same; and at any reasonable time after the delivery of such notice it
shall be lawful to make such entry ; such Commissioner and Valuators doing as little damage as may be in the execution of the powers to them granted by this Act, and making reasonable satisfaction (if re
quired) to the owners of and other persons interested in any such 25 houses, lands, gardens, orchards or pleasure-grounds which shall or may
be any way burt or damnified in or by the execution of any of the powers of this Act; and this Act shall be sufficient to indemnify such Commissioner and Valuators, and all persons acting in aid or under the orders of any of them in the execution of this Act.
and transmit the
And be it Enacted, That the said Valuator shall enter the particulars Valuators shall of the valuation of each and every parish, and of each and every town- each parish in a
enter Valuation of land and tenement within the same, when and as each such valuation separate field-book, shall be completed, in a separate and distinct field-book, to be appro
same to the Com
missioner of Valupriated to each and every such parish respectively, and to be distin. ation. 35 guished and entitled as the survey and field-book of each such 6 & 7 Will. 4,
c. 84, s. 18. particular parish respectively, distinguishing the barony in which such parish shall be situate, and the several townlands, and the value of each tenement within such parish, and the name of the immediate lessor or
reputed lessor and occupier of every tenement; and such Valuators 40 shall sign every such book with their several names, in their several
and respective handwritings, with the date of completing such valuation; and such Valuators shall transmit or deliver every such
field-book of every such parish, so signed, to the Commissioner of
Valuation for the county in which every such parish shall be situate. 14. CLAUSE (A.)
And be it Enacted, That when a part only of any union shall be
this Act, the Commissioner of Valuation, on the application of the 5
within the limits of the county to be so valued.
as the case may be, shall be completed, the Commissioner of Valua-
whom printed copies of any such lists shall be transmitted as aforesaid,