Justice of the Peace and County, Borough, Poor Law Union and Parish Law Recorder Volume 2

Justice of the Peace and County, Borough, Poor Law Union and Parish Law Recorder Volume 2

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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. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...J.--The demise being to two as joint tenants, each was entitled to occupy an undivided moiety in his own right. The pauper, therefore, if he occupied the whole, would occupy one half in his own right and the other half as bailiff to Clay, and would be accountable to him for the profits. He, therefore, only occupied, in his own right, a tenement of 81. a year value, which is not sufficient to give a settlement eitlierby renting or by payment of rates." So a permissive occupation will be sulficient (Rex v. Chcdiston, 4 B. 8C C. 230). The tenement must now be hired and rented for one whole year; and a taking for one whole year under the statutes means no more than what the law considers n tenancy for a year. (Rex v. Herstmoncesur, 7 B. 8: C. 551). Under all the statutes a residence offorty days in the parish in which the tenement may be, is sufficient, if the party actually hold or occupy the premises for a year. It is not necessary to reside on the premises. In Rex v. Ditchcat (9 B. 8: C. 183), Parke, J. said, speaking offi Geo. 4, c. 57, "if the meaning of the legislature be that which the words used naturally import, a settlement has been gained, provided there has been a residence of forty days. As to that, the case is ambiguous. I think it ought to be referred again to the sessions, for the purpose of having the fact stated one way or the other. If it be found there was no residence by the husband for forty days, then no settlement will be gained." ' There may be aholding as well as an occupation withoutaresidence; and that as well with regard to a house as to land. A person may hold two distinct tenements, of the joint value of 101. in one parish, an1l reside upon one only, and gain a settlement under both statutes, ...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236992571
  • 9781236992574