The Parish Councillor's Guide to the Local Government ACT, 1894; With Explanations and Notes for the Clergy, Church Wardens, Trustees of Charities, and Members of Parish and District Councils

The Parish Councillor's Guide to the Local Government ACT, 1894; With Explanations and Notes for the Clergy, Church Wardens, Trustees of Charities, and Members of Parish and District Councils

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ... awarded under the Inclosure Acts to the overseers and churchwardens as recreation grounds and field gardens. It forbids the trustees or the church wardens and overseers to divert the lands from the purposes for which they were set apart, but provides that the Charity Commissioners may, on the application of the trustees, authorise the use of a fuel allotment as a field garden or recreation ground, or its exchange for more suitable land. It was further provided that allotments for recreation grounds should be vested in the churchwardens and overseers for the time being, and no other person. By the Commons Act, 1878 (41 & 42 Vict., Cap. 56), the Inclosure Commissioners were empowered, in a Provisional Order for the regulation of a common, to specify, as a condition, an allotment for the labouring poor. How such Lands are Afected by the Act. All lands acquired and held under the above-mentioned Acts are affected by the Local Government Act. In the first place, the property in such lands is vested in the Parish Council, for Section 5, Sub-section 2 (0), provides that from the appointed day the legal interest in all property vested either in the overseers, or in the churchwardens and overseers of a rural parish, other than property connected with the affairs of the church or held for an ecclesiastical charity, shall, if there is a Parish Council, vest in that Council, subject to all trusts and liabilities affecting such property. If there is no Parish Council, the legal interest will vest in the chairman of the Parish Meeting and the overseers, who in smaller parishes are a body corporate for any such purpose (Section 19, Sub-sections 6 and 7). All persons concerned are required to join in and make the necessary transfers. Fuel allotments...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236787633
  • 9781236787637