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ments shall be made, or wherein the Person or Persons or either of them against whom such Action or Actions or other Proceedings may be brought shall reside, and against any Executors or Administrators of any Person or Persons deceased, or against any Messengers or Assignees, or Sheriffs or other Officers, or against any other Person or Persons liable to pay the Sum or Sums of Money for or in respect of or by virtue of any Rates or Aflefsments made for or towards the Expences of paving or repairing the Pavements of the Streets or public Places in any such parochial or other District, either exclusively or jointly with or for any other Objects or Purposes, by virtue of any local Act or Acts of Parliament relating to such parochial or other District, or by virtue of this AĞ, for the Recovery of the Sum or Sums of Money due from any such Person or Persons dying or becoming Bankrupt, or whose Goods, Chattels, or Effects may be seized or taken in Execution or otherwise, or from any other Person or Persons liable to pay the same by virtue or in respect of any such Rates or Affefsments; and that in any such Action or Actions or other Proceedings it shall be sufficient for the Plaintiff or Complainant to declare or allege, that the Person or Persons against whom such Action or Actions or other Proceedings may be brought is indebted to such Plaintiff or Complainant in such Sum or Sums of Money as shall appear to be due by or on account of any such Rates or Assessments; and that it shall only be necessary for such Plaintiff or Complainant to produce any such Rate or Rates, Assessment or Assessments, and to prove that the Person or Persons against whom such Adion or Actions or other Proceedings shall be brought, or who shall be deceased, or who hath become Bankrupt, or whose Goods, Chattels, or Effects have been taken in Execution or otherwise, was or were the Person or Persons mentioned in such Rate or Affefsment, or liable to the Payment thereof by vir

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tue of any local Act or Acts of Parliament, or of this Act, to entitle such Plaintiff or Complainant to recover the whole of the Sum or Sums of Money for the Recovery whereof such Action or Actions or other Proceedings shall be brought against such Person or Persons, or against such Executors or Administrators, Messengers or Assignees, or Sheriffs or other Officers; and that if such Plaintiff or Complainant by any such Action or Actions or other Proceedings shall recover such Sum or Sums of Money so intended to be recovered thereby, or any Part thereof, he shall have the full Costs of such Actions or other Proceedings, to be levied in the Manner in which all other Monies and Costs recovered in any Court or Courts wherein such Action or Actions or other Proceedings shall be brought, may be levied and obtained ; and that in any fuch Action or Actions no Essoign, Protection, or Wager of Law, nor more than One Imparlance, shall be allowed.

XXXIX. And be it further enacted, That all and Rates may every the Rates or Assessments which shall be made be recovered for or towards the Expences of paving or repairing Estates of

from the the Pavement of the Streets or public Places in any Persons who parochial or other District within the Jurisdiction of die or be.. this Act, either exclusively or jointly with any other come infolObjects or Purposes, and either by virtue of any

vent. local Act or Acts of Parliament relating to such parochial or other District, or by virtue of this Act, Thall be paid by the Executors or Administrators of any Person or Persons who shall be charged in such Rates or Assessments with the Payment of any Sum or Sums of Money for or in respect of any Mefsuages or Hereditaments within any such parochial or other District, and who shall depart this Life without paying the same, out of the first Effects of the Person so dying, which shall come to their or any of their Hands, in preference to all other Debts (except Debts to the King's Majesty), and shall also be paid in like Manner by any Messengers and

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Allignees acting under any Commission of Bankrupt, and every Sheriff or other Officer acting under any Writ or Writs issued out of any Court or Courts of Law or Equity, or any other Court or Courts, and who shall seize or take Possession of any Goods, Chattels, or Effects of any Person or Persons so rated or assessed, and from whom any Sum or Sums of Money by virtue of any such Rates or Affefl. ments shall then be due and unpaid ; and that it shall and may be lawful to and for the Commissioners or Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements of the parochial or other District wherein the Messuages or Hereditaments shall be fituate for and in respect whereof such Rates or Assessments shall be due, and for any Person appointed by them to collect and receive such Rates or Assessments, to compel the Payment of all and every such Sum and Sums of Money by such Executors or Administrators, or Mefsengers or Allignees, Sheriffs or other Officers, by Distress or by Action at Law, or by such other Means as are appointed by this Act for the Recovery of Rates or Affessments when unpaid by any Person or Persons whomsoever, and by such other legal Ways and Means as to them shall seem meet : Provided always, that nothing herein contained shall extend or be construed to extend so as to charge such Messenger or Assignee, or Sheriff or other Officer, with the Payment of any of such Rates or Assessments for more than One Year then last past, or of any larger Sum or Sums of Money than the Value of the Goods, Chattels, or Effects which any such Messenger or Assignee, or Sheriff or other Officer, shall seize, or of which Poffefsion shall

be taken by him or them. Rates may be XL. And be it further enacted, That in case at recovered any Time or Times hereafter any Person or Persons from Persons who hath or have been rated and assessed to any removing.

Rates or Assessments which shall be made by virtue of this Act, or by virtue of any local Act or Acts

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of Parliament, for and towards the Expences of paving and repairing the Pavements of any Streets or public Places in any parochial or other District within the Jurisdi&tion of this Act, either exclu. sively or jointly with any other Objects or Pur. poses, shall quit his or their Messuages or Hereditaments within the said parochial or other District, for or in respect whereof he or they shall be rated or assessed, before he or they shall have paid any such Rates or Assessments, then and in every fuch Case it shall be lawful for any Person or Persons appointed to collect or receive any such Rates or Assessments by the Commissioners or Trustees, or other Persons having the Control of the Pavements of such parochial or other District, or any one of them, (Oath being made by him or them that he or they doth or do fufpect that such Person or Persons hath or have removed his, her, or their Goods and Chattels) by Warrant under the Hand and Seal of any of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the City, Borough, or County where such parochial or other District shall be situate, and which Warrant such Justice or Justices is or are hereby authorized and required to grant, (and in case fuch Person or Persons shall have removed into any other County, City, or Place, such Warrant being first backed and countersigned by some Magistrate of the County, City, or Place to which such Person or Persons shall have removed, and which Warrant every such Magistrate is hereby empowered and directed, without Fee or Reward, to back or countersign), to distrain and appraise and sell the Goods and Chattels of such Person or Persons who shall have so quitted the said Messuages or Hereditaments before he or they shall have paid such Rates or Assessments, for the Sum or Sums of Money due from any such Person or Persons by virtue of such Rates or Assessments, or any of them, or any Part thereof, and for all Costs, Charges, and Expences occasioned by such Warrant, Dir.

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tress, Appraisement, and Sale, in any County, City, or Place to which such Person or Persons shall have removed, in such and the fame Manner as if the fame Person or Persons had continued in the parochial or other District wherein the Mef. suages or Hereditaments shall be situate in respect whereof any such Rates or Assessments shall have

been made. Rates col XLI. And be it further enacted, That the Goods lected from and Chattels of each and every Person and Persons Tenants of

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ment of or in any Messuage or Hereditament, and be repaid by the Goods and Chattels in every Messuage or Here. Landlords. ditament let ready furnished, although the Person or

Persons occupying such Messuage or Hereditament, or separate Part or Apartment, be not rated or afsefsed under or by virtue of this Act, or of any local Act or Acts of Parliament relating to any parochial or other District within the Jurisdiction of this Act, shall be liable to be distrained and fold by virtue of any Warrant under the Hand and Seal of One of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace, which he is by this Act authorized and directed to grant, for any Rates or Affefsments made by virtue of this Act, or of any local Act or Acts, for or towards the Expences of paving and repairing the Pavements of such parochial or other District, and either exclusively or jointly with any other Objects and Purposes, which have accrued or become due during the Term of the Occupancy by any such Person or Persons of any such Messuage or Hereditament, or separate Part or Apartment thereof, and for the Costs and Charges and Expences of such Warrant, and of any Appraisement, Possession, Removal, or Sale of such Goods and Chattels, or attendant thereupon ; but no such Person or Persons shall be required or compellable to pay any greater Sum for or towards the Discharge of the said Rates or Assessments, or any of them, than the Amount of the Rent actually due and payable

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