A commentary on the Act for the commutation of tithes in England and Wales

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J.G. and F. Rivington, 1838 - 134 psl.

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85 psl. - ... provided, and instead thereof there shall be payable thenceforth to the person in that behalf mentioned in the said apportionment a sum of money equal in value, according to the prices ascertained by the then next preceding advertisement, to the quantity of wheat, barley, and oats respectively mentioned therein to be payable instead of the said tithes, in the nature of a rent-charge issuing out of the lands charged therewith...
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85 psl. - And be it enacted, That from the first day of January next following the confirmation of every such apportionment the lands of the said manor shall be absolutely discharged from the payment of all the lord's rents, fines, and heriots, (save...
107 psl. - ... erected on the land for the purpose of adapting the land for small holdings or allotments, and, on proof to the satisfaction of the Commissioners that any such buildings are useless, and that it is to the interest of the benefice that they should be removed, the incumbent may, with the consent of the Commissioners and subject to such directions as they may give, pull down any such buildings and dispose of the materials...
78 psl. - Owners respectively shall be fixed and apportioned upon such particular Lands as to them shall seem convenient, so that no Lands are charged with more than their due Proportion of Rent-charge, when the Determination shall be by the compulsory Award of the Commissioners; and every Agreement or Determination to that Effect, when confirmed by the Tithe Commissioners, shall be binding upon and conclusive against all Persons and Bodies Politic, notwithstanding any Doubt as to the Identity of the Lands...
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