Cox's Magistrates Cases Volume 8

Cox's Magistrates Cases Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ... June 1871, a rate of 2s. in the pound for the relief of the poor of the townshi of Birkenhead, was made by the respondents, an was afterwards duly signed and allowed, and published as by law required. The parts of the rate relating to the property of the appellants in the said township are as follows: consent and 288,564 totalyardsolland............ 13,333 12,000, 1200 o o The appellants gave notice of objection to the assessment committee of the Birkenhead Union, who confirmed the assessment, and the appellants thereupon gave notice of appeal to the quarter sessions of the county of Chester, by whom judgment is to be entered in conformity with the judgment of this court at the sessions next or next but one after such judgment shall be given. The appellants are a corporation, incorporated and regulated by, and holding docks and other property (including the subject of the said rate) under various Acts of Parliament, all or any of which might be referred to, and were to be taken as art of this case. he docks and other property so held by the appellants are situated partly on the Lancashire and partly on the Cheshire side of the river Mersey. he property situated on the Cheshire side of the river consists of the property in the township of Birkenhead, which is the subject of the present rate, and certain other similar property in the adjloining township of Seacornbe. he working expenses and average annual cost of the repairs, insurance, and other expenses necessary to maintain the premises (the subject of the said rate) taken as a whole in a condition to produce the income derived therefrom exceed the amount of such income. The largest part of such expenses is attributable to the re airs, maintenance, and other expenses of the doc s, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 554 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 975g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236926617
  • 9781236926616