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of Whitsunday in the same year in Scotland, deliver or cause to be deli. 4. Of Com. vered, free of charge, to the surveyor of the district acting for the parish pounding for O place where such person shall reside, a notice in writing accord. Assessed ing to the form in the schedule to this act annexed, declaring his inten- Taxes. tion to take the benefit of this act, which notice shall be signed and bear date on the day of such signature by such person (or by some authorized 2.54.

4 & 5 WII. IV. agent on his behalf, residing in such district, and declaring therein the with statement of place of his residence) in the presence of one or more of the assessors or articles of compocollectors of the said duties for the same parish or place where the person sitio intending to compound shall reside, or in the presence of such surveyor, who respectively shall attest such signature by signing the same with his proper name; and every such notice shall contain the number and description of the articles on which such persons shall intend to compound, which notices shall be in the form in the schedule to this act annexed; and all such notices shall and may be retained in the hands of the said Surveyors respectively until the expiration of two calendar months after delivery thereof; and every such surveyor shall carefully and diligently Kaspect and examine every assessment, and every contract of composition entered into under the said former acts, relating to the persons so apply. ing respectively, and also the notices delivered by such persons under the said acts to discontinue any increased establishment set up under any such contract, or any part thereof, and after such examination thereof every such survepor shall from time to time, within the said period of two calendar Donths, deliver the same to and therewith certify to the respective comDissioners anthorized by this act to contract for such compositions for te parishes or places where such applications shall have been made, etter his satisfaction with the notices delivered in such cases, or his ob

coon thereto, together with the particular article or articles omitted, and the amount of duty on which such composition ought to be made; and 3) composition shall be entered into or renewed in any of the cases so bjected to until a full and complete return shall be made of every article chargeable with duty on which the composition ought to be made under De provisions of this act; and every composition entered into or re**ed contrary to the provisions of this act shall be void and of no effect, and the person entering into or renewing the same shall be liable to Bassinent according to the provisions of the acts in force relating to deessed taxes, as if no composition had been entered into or renewed, and to the charge of the respective surveyors to be made under the authority and subject to the provisions of the said last-mentioned acts."

Sect. 28. “ In every case where by any error or mistake the just amount Errors or misu duty on which the person compounding ought to compound, or the takes in composi.

tions may be aldisonal rate thereon, shall not be duly inserted or calculated in the con- ames tract of composition, it shall be lawful for the commissioners of stamps and taxes, by certificate under the hands of any two or more of them

Sected to the commissioners of the division by whom such composition 838 rade, to cause the same to be amended, or a new contract made and trecuted, in such manner as may seem to them expedient to obviate such EFTOT or mistake, and conformable to the true intent and meaning of this Xt; and the said respective commissioners to whom such certificate shall De directed shall cause the same to be amended accordingly.”

Sect. 29. “ All the monies arising by compositions entered into or re- Monies arising by bewed under the said former acts or this act (the necessary charges of co

compositions to

be paid into using and accounting for the same excepted) shall from time to time be consolidated paid into the receipt of his majesty's exchequer at Westminster, to the fund. account of assessed taxes in Great Britain, and shall be carried to and teade part of the consolidated fund of the United Kingdom of Great Brikain and Ireland.”

Sect. 30. “And be it enacted, that the word 'horse' or 'horses,' Construction of Wherever the same occurs in this act, shall respectively be construed to

d to words. Bean and include any mare or gelding or mares or geldings, as well as day borse or horses; and that wherever in this act any word is used im

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4. Of Com. porting the singular number or masculine gender only, yet such word

importing the singular number shall be construed to extend and be ap Assessed

plied to several persons or things as well as to one person or thing, and Taxes.

such word importing the masculine gender shall be construed to exter 4 & 5 Will. IV.

and be applied to females as well as males, unless in the several case c. 54.

aforesaid, or any of them, it be otherwise specially provided, or there b

something in the subject or context repugnant to such constructions." Schedule annexed Sect. 31. “The schedule hereunto annexed shall be deemed a part to be deemed

this act, as if the same had been inserted herein under a special enact part of act.

ment: provided always, that it shall be lawful for the commissioners How form shall be used.

this act to use the said form, as well where the composition shall com prise all the duties therein mentioned, or a part or parts thereof onl striking out all such part or parts thereof as may not relate to the dutie not intended to be included therein.”

"To

“ The SCHEDULE to which this Act refers.

“No. 1. “ Notice to be used by Persons desirous of compounding for their Assessed Taxe , surveyor acting for the parish of

, in the dirisis of in the county of

, and to the commissioners action for the said division. Take notice, that I am desirous of compounding for assessed taxes und the powers, conditions, and provisions of an act passed in the fifth year! the reign of king William the Fourth on my establishment in the said of ; the particulars of which are as follows : viz.

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And that I will attend to execute and receive the contract of my compok
tion when required by the commissioners.
"Signed the day of

18 .
Witness,
Assessor or collector of the

above-named parish. }

" No. 2.

“ Notice to be used by Persons desirous of renewing their former Composition

To the commissioners acting for the division of , in the county

of

.

Take notice, that I am desirous of renewing my former compositions for mi? assessed taxes, under the powers, conditions and provisions of an act passe! in the fifth year of the reign of king William the Fourth, and that I til attend to execute and receire the contract of my composition when required by you. 4. Of Com. · The following is a true and complete List of the Establishment kept by me in pounding for

Assessed the Year commencing from the Fifth Day of April, 1834.

Taxes.

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Sertants

Schedule (C.) No. I. Four-trheel Carriages . . Schedule (D.) No. I. Tro-geheel Carriages .

Schedule D.) No. II. Horses for Riding.

Schedule (E.) No. I. Race-Hories .

Schedule (E.) No. III. Daga . . . .

Schedule (G.) Hair.Poroder. .

Schedule (I.) Armorial Bearings . . Schedule (K.)

Signed the day of , 18 " Witness, " Assessor or collector of the 2

parish of

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“ No. 3.

"Notice to be used by Persons entitled to compound on a lesser Establishment

than is comprised in their former Composition. " To , surveyor acting for the parish of , in the division of

, in the county of , and to the commissioners acting for the said division. "Take notice, that I have, before the sixth day of April, 1834, laid down part of my establishment on which I have compounded, enumerated in the folTouring schedules, and I am desirous of compounding for the reduced establish. Short now kept by me, and on which I have compounded, also enumerated in the taid schedule.

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"And that I will attend to execute and receive the contract of my composi. tion when required by the commissioners.

" Signed the day of , 18 .

"Witness

Assessor or collector of the

above-named parish.

“ FORM of renewed Contract of Composition for Assessed Taxes.

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Know all men, that we, two of the com

missioners acting in the execution of the acts Amount

| in relation to assessed taxes for the division

of , in the county of hate conDuties.

tracted and agreed with A. B., of
the said division, in pursuance of an act
passed in the fifth year of the reign of king
William the Fourth, for the renewal of the
composition of assessed taxes, as stated
in the margin hereof; namely,

Nos.

Schedules.
Servants . . (C.) No. I.
Four-wheel Carriages( D.) No. I.
Two-wheel Carriages (D.) No. II.
Horses for Riding (E.) No. 1.
Race-Horses . (E.) No.III.
Dogs . . . (G.)
Hair-Powder . (I.)
Armorial Bearings K.)
Composition Duty of £5 per Cen-1

tum, under Act of 59 Geo. III.

Upon servants, horses, and other articles

of establishment, on the amount expressed therein, together with the additional rate granted by the said act.

Which several amounts are to be paid to the collectors of the said parish by two instal ments; viz.

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1st instalment, on or before the tenth day

of October. 2nd instalment, on or before the fifth day

of April. And so yearly during the term of five years from the fifth day of April, 1835, mentioned in the said act.

The condition of the above composition is, that the above. named shall duly pay or cause to be paid to the collectors for the said , or one of them, on or before the days abore mentioned, upon demand, the yearly sum of by two instalmente, in even portions, takim their or his receipt in writing for the same ; otherwise the said composition shall be levied or the goods and chattels of the said , or sued for and recovered by any of the ways alle means by which the monies due on assessments may be sued for and recovered.

Witness,
Clerk,

Commissioners of the within division.
" Witness,
Clerk.

}The party hereto."

“ N.B.-- With the consent of the commissioners, the collector of the parish may witness TA? signature of the party to the contract.

" FORM of Contract of Compositions under the Act of the Fifth William the Fourth.

ESTABLISHMENT.

Xos.

Schedules. Serrants . . (C.) No. I. 4-sleel Carriages. (D) No. I. 2-sekeel Carriages. (D.) No. II.

Horses for Riding. (E.) No. 1. | Rece-Horses . . (B.) No.III. | Dogs . . . (G.) Hair Powder . . (1.) Armorial Bearings . (K.)

Total Amount of Duties . Compmilien Duty of £5 per Cen: 1

Know all men, that we, two of the com. Amount missioners acting in the execution of the acts

in relation to assessed taxes for the division Duties.

, in the county of , have contracted and agreed with , of , in the said division, in pursuance of an act passed in the fifth year of king William the Fourth, for the composition of assessed taxes, as stated in the margin hereof, and additional rate.

Which several amounts are to be paid to the collectors of the said by two instalments ; viz.

1st instalment, on or before the tenth day

of October.

2nd instalment, on or before the fifth day

of April.

And so yearly during the term of five years from the fifth day of April, 1835, mentioned in the said act.

Total Amount of Composition

* The condition of the above composition is, that the above-named shall duly pay or cause to be paid to the collectors for the said , or one of them, on or before the days above sationed, upon demand, the yearly sum of , by two instalments, in even portions, taking their or kis receipt in writing for the same; otherwise the said composition shall be levied of lde goods and chattels of the said , or sued for and recovered by any of the ways and semua by which the monies due on assessments may be sued for and recovered.

Commissioners of the within division.

* Witness,

" Clerk. " Witness,

« Clerk.

The party hereto."

N.B.-With the consent of the commissioners, the collector of the parish may witness the agnature of the party to the contract..

By the 5 & 6 Will. IV. c. 64, s. 8, “And whereas by an act passed 5 & 6 WIII. IV.c.

the last session of parliament, intituled 'An Act to continue for Five 64, the time for Years, from the Fifth Day of April, One thousand eight hundred and intention to com.

a nd giving notice of thirty-five, and to amend the Acts for authorizing a Composition for As- pound for as

of sessed taxes, ensessed Taxes,' persons who had compounded for certain of the duties of sesse

larged until the assessed taxes under the acts therein referred to were authorized to 1st October, 1835. continue their former compositions for a further term, and persons who had not so compounded were authorized to compound for the same duties for the term and in the manner and on the conditions in the said act mentioned or referred to, provided that such persons respectively should ave notice of their intention so to continue their former compositions or lo compound on or before the fifth day of April, one thousand eight bundred and thirty-five, in England, and on or before the term of Whitsunday in the same year in Scotland, in the manner in the said act prescribed; and it is expedient to enlarge the periods for compounding under the said act;" be it therefore enacted, “ That the several periods limited by the said last-recited act for giving any such notice as aforesaid in England and Scotland respectively shall be and the same are hereby extended

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