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3. The lessee, his executors, administrators, or assigns, shall not add to or alter the character of the building without the consent in writing of the corporation.

4. If at any time the lessee, his executors, administrators, or assigns, fail to duly pay the rent hereby reserved, or to fully observe and perform any stipulation herein contained, the corporation may, if they think tit, re-enter on any part of the site in the name of the whole, and thereupon the term of

years shall absolutely cease.
In witness whereof, &c., this

(Corporate Seal.)

4.B. (L.B.)

day of


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The Municipal Corporations Act, 1882.

(Working Men's Dwellings.)
Borough of

Transfer No.

(Lease No.

.) A.B. of

(herein referred to as the assignor) by virtue and in pursuance of the above-mentioned Act, and in consideration of paid to him by C.D. of

hereby assigns to the said C.D. (herein referred to as the assignee,) his executors and administrators, the site comprised in the within written lease* (or the lease No. under the said Act, dated the

day of

18 +], with the appurtenances, and with the dwelling and other buildings thereon, for the residue of the term of

years, at the rent and subject to the stipulations and conditions at and subject to which that site is held immediately before the execution of this assignment.

And the assignee for himself, his executors and administrators, covenants with the assignor, his executors and administrators, that the assignee, his executors or administrators, will pay the yearly rent and observe and perform the stipulations and conditions aforesaid, and will at all times keep the assiguor, his executors and administrators, indemnified in respect thereof. In witness whereof, &c., this

day of

18 A.B. (L.s.) C.D. (L.s.)

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* In case of assignment by indorsement.
+ In case of assignment by separate deed.

Part IV.- Forms relating to Borough Bridges.


The Municipal Corporations Act, 1882.

(Borough Bridges.)
Borough of

Mortgage No. We, the mayor, aldermen, and burgesses of the borough of by virtue and in pursuance of the above-mentioned Act, and in consideration of the sum of paid to them by A.B., of

for the

purposes of the said Act, do grant and assign unto the said A.B., his executors, administrators, and assigns, such proportion of the borough fund and borough rate as the said sum of

doth or shall bear to the whole sum which is or shall be borrowed on the credit of the said fund and rate, to hold to the said 4.B., his executors, administrators, and assigns, from the day of the date hereof, until the said sum of

with interest at the rate of

per centum per annum for the same, shall be fully paid and satisfied. And it is hereby declared that the said principal sum shall be repaid on the day of

at place of payment].



In witness whereof, &c., this

day of

(Corporate Seal.)



The Municipal Corporations Act, 1882.

(Borough Bridges.) Borough of

Transfer No.

(Mortgage No. I A.B. of

in consideration of the sum of paid to me by C.D. of

do hereby transfer to the said C.D., his executors, administrators, and assigns, a certain mortgage, dated this

and made by the mayor, aldermen, and burgesses of the borough of

under the abovementioned Act, for securing the sum of

and interest thereon at

per centum per annum [or, if the transfer is by indorsement on the mortgage, insert, instead of the words immediately following the word assigns," the within security], and all my right, estate, and interest in and to the money thereby secured, and in and to the fund and rate thereby assigned.

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In witness whereof, &c., this

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General References. 2 & 3 Vict. c. 93.-An Act for the establishment of county and district constables by the authority of justices of the peace (section 24).

5 & 6 Vict. c. 109.-- An Act for the appointment of parish constables (section 21).

9 & 10 Vict. c. 74.-An Act to encourage the establishment of public baths and wash-houses (section 1).

10 & 11 Vict. c. 62.-An Act for the establishment of naval prisons, and for the prevention of desertion from Her Majesty's navy (section 13).

12 & 13 Vict. c. 35.-An Act for requiring annual returns of the expenditure on highways in England and Wales to be transmitted to the Secretary of State, and afterwards laid before Parliament (section 2.)

12 & 13 Vict. c. 82.–An Act to relieve boroughs, in certain cases, from con. tribution to certain descriptions of county expenditure.

13 & 14 Vict. c. 20.-An Act to amend an Act of the fifth and sixth years of Her present Majesty for the appointment and payment of parish constables (section 7).

13 & 14 Vict. c. 105.–An Act for facilitating the union of liberties with the counties in which they are situate (section 10).

14 & 15 Vict. c. 28.-An Act for the well-ordering of common lodginghouses (section 2).

14 & 15 Vict. c. 34.-An Act to encourage the establishment of lodging. houses for the labouring classes (section 2),

16 & 17 Vict. c. 73.-An Act for the establishment of a body of naval coast volunteers, and for the temporary transfer to the navy, in case of need, of seafaring men employed in other public services (section 24).

16 & 17 Vict. c. 97.-The Lunatic Asylums Act, 1853 (section 9).

17 & 18 Vict. c. 71.-An Act to amend the law concerning the making of borough rates in boroughs not within the Municipal Corporation Acts.

17 & 18 Vict. c. 87.-An Act to make further provision for the burial of the dead in England beyond the limits of the metropolis (section 3).

17 & 18 Vict. c. 105.--The Militia Law Amendment Act, 1854 (section 11).

18 & 19 Vict. c. 57.-An Act further to amend the laws relating to the militia in England (section 7).

18 & 19 Vict. c. 121.–The Nuisances Removal Act for England, 1855.

19 & 20 Vict. c. 69.-An Act to render more effectual the police in counties and boroughs in England and Wales.

20 & 21 Vict. c. 81.-An Act to amend the Burial Acts.

22 & 23 Vict. c. 40.–An Act for the establishment of a reserve volunteer force of seamen, and for the government of the same (section 25).

23 & 24 Vict. c. 68.–An Act for the better management and control of the highways in South Wales.

25 & 26 Vict. c. 61.-An Act for the better management of highways in England.

26 & 27 Vict. c. 13.-An Act for the protection of certain garden or ornamental grounds in cities and boroughs.

26 & 27 Vict. c. 97.—The Stipendiary Magistrates Act, 1863 (section 2).
28 & 29 Vict. c. 126.-The Prison Act, 1865 (section 4).
30 & 31 Vict. c. 102. — The Representation of the People Act, 1867.

31 & 32 Vict. c. 22.–The Petty Sessions and Lock-up House Act, 1868 (section 3).

31 & 32 Vict. c. 46.—The Boundary Act, 1868 (First Schedule). 31 & 32 Vict. c. 58.—The Parliamentary Electors Registration Act, 1868.

31 & 32 Vict. c. 125.—The Parliamentary Elections Act, 1868 (sections 43 and 45).

31 & 32 Vict. c. 130.—The Artizans and Labourers Dwellings Act, 1868 (section 3),

33 & 34 Vict. c. 75.- The Elementary Education Act, 1870 (section 3). 33 & 34 Vict. c. 78.- The Tramways Act, 1870 (Schedule A.). 34 & 35 Vict. c. 56.–The Dogs Act, 1871 (Schedule). 34 & 35 Vict. c. 105.—The Petroleum Act, 1871 (section 2). 35 & 36 Vict. c. 38.- The Infant Life Protection Act, 1872 (First Schedule).

35 & 36 Vict. c. 91.-An Act to authorize the application of funds of muni. cipal corporations and other governing bodies in certain cases. 38 & 39 Vict. c. 17.-The Explosives Act, 1875 (section 108). 38 & 39 Vict. c. 55.—The Public Health Act, 1875 (section 4). 38 & 39 Vict. c. 83.—The Local Loans Act, 1875 (section 34). 39 & 40 Vict. c. 56.—The Commons Act, 1876 (section 37). 40 & 41 Vict. c. 21.—The Prison Act, 1877 (section 59).

41 & 42 Vict. c. 49.—The Weights and Measures Act, 1878 (Fourth Schedule).

41 & 42 Vict. c. 74.-The Contagious Diseases (Animals) Act, 1878 (sections 7 and 66). | 41 & 42 Vict. c. 77.—The Highways and Locomotives (Amendment) Act 1878 (section 38).

Part II.

Particular References. 14 & 15 Vict. c. 55.-An Act to amend the law relating to the expenses of prosecutions and to make further provisions for the apprehension and trial of offenders in certain cases :

In section 24, for Schedule C. to the Municipal Corporations Act, 1835, the Sixth Schedule to this Act.

33 & 34 Vict. c. 91.—The Clerical Disabilities Act, 1870:

In the First Schedule, for section 28 of the Municipal Corporations Act, 1835, 80 much of the provision of this Act relative to disqualifications for being councillor as relates to being in holy orders.





General Rules of the Judges under the Corrupt Practices (Municipal Elections)

Act, 1872. Rule

1. Petition, mode of presenting, receipt of same, copy of petition. 2. Petition, contents and form of. 3. Petitions to be divided into paragraphs, numbered, &c. 4. Petition, conclusion of. 6. Petition, form of. 6. Petition, evidence need not be stated, court may order particulars. 7. When office claimed because of a majority of votes, a list of votes objected

to and heads of objection to each to be delivered. 8. When respondent intends to disqualify person claiming the seat, a list of

votes objected to and heads of objection to be delivered. 9. With petition, petitioners to leave with master the name of some attorney

entitled to practise in the High Court of Justice as agent. 10. A person elected may leave notice with a Master appointing an attorney to

act as his agent should there be a petition, or stating that he intends to

act for himself, &c. 11. The master to keep a book to enter addresses of agent. 12. The master to send a copy of petition to town clerk, with name of petitioner's

agent, &c., town clerk to publish from particulars cost of publication. 13. Time of giving notice of presentation of petition. 14. Service of petition where respondent has named an agent, service of petition

where no agent named, when personal. 15. Evasion of service of petition, provision in case of. 16. As to deposit of money by way of security of costs and charges. 17. Receipt of certificate of, to be filed by the master, account to be kept in a

book open to inspection. 18. The recognisance as security, how to be acknowledged, one or more recogni.

sances may be taken. 19. What the recognisance is to contain, form of. 20. The recognisance to be left at the master's office. 21. Time of giving notice of objection to recognisance. 22. Of objections to the recognisance. 23. Objections to be heard by the master, subject to appeal. 24. The hearing and decision either upon affidavit or examination of witnesses. 25. If security be declared sufficient, its sufficiency to be deemed to be established

within the meaning of the 13th section. 26. If objection to the security be allowed, the master or judge to state what

amount he deems requisite to make the security sufficient, &c. 27. How costs to be paid. 28. As to costs of hearing and deciding an objection to recognisance, affidavit of

sufficiency. 29. The effect on an order of the master for payment of costs. 30. The master to make out a “municipal election list,” its contents open to


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