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situate,” upon the petition of the justices of the said county, without any petition from the justices of Havering-atte-Bower ; Be it therefore enacted as follows:

Nothing in this Act shall be deemed to apply to Havering-atte-Bower or to the justices or corporation or reputed corporation thereof, save that it shall be lawful that an Order in Council be made for uniting Havering-atte-Bower to the county of Essex, in pursuance of the recited Act, upon the petition either of the justices of the said county or of the justices of Havering-atteBower.

19, Notwithstanding anything in this Act, the corporation referred to in the Alnwick Corporation Act, 1882, shall continue to be a corporation and to hold and administer the property vested in such corporation at the passing of this Act, and shall apply the same for the purposes mentioned in the said Alnwick Corporation Act, 1882, and the maintenance as heretofore of the Corporation schools, or for any other public or charitable purposes; and the provisions of this Act with respect to an inquiry by the Privy Council or the Local Government Board, or with respect to a scheme by the Local Government Board, shall not apply to Alnwick, and this Act shall not affect the provisions of the said Alnwick Corporation Act, 1882.

20, Whereas in Laugharne and Malmesbury divers members of the Corporation, whether called burgesses, landholders, or any other name, have the right to oocupy without rent or at low rents certain property belonging to the Corporation, and it is expedient to make provision with respect to such propery, be it enacted as follows:

(1.) In the event of a charter not being granted to Laugharne or Malmesbury, the property of the corporation of the place to which a charter is not so granted shall continue to be held, managed, and enjoyed as heretofore, in like manner as if a scheme of the Charity Commissioners, in pursuance of this Act, had provided for such holding, enjoyment, and management, and for that purpose the corporation in the said place shall continue undissolved in like manner as if it were constituted by the said scheme.

(2.) The corporation of such place, subject to the approval of the Charity Commissioners, may sell all or any of the property of the corpora tion for the best price that may be got for the same; and, after compensating or saving the rights of any person in such property, whether existing or prospective, may pay the proceeds to any public authority in the locality, to be applied by such authority for the benefit of the inhabitants of the said place.

(3.) The provisions of this Act and of the Municipal Corporations Act, 1882, for saving the rights and interests of freemen and of persons who might have become freemen shall extend to the rights and interests of persons who are or if this Act had not passed might have become landholders, assistant burgesses, or capital burgesses in Malmesbury, and for that purpose freemen of Malmesbury may continue to be elected land.

holders, assistant burgesses, and capital burgesses. 21. Whereas it appears from the report of the Commissioners of 1876 that the office of mayor of Newport (Pembroke) is purely honorary, and that the corporation has no revenue and no municipal function : Be it therefore enacted as follows:

Nothing in this Act shall be deemed to prevent the election of the mayor of Newport (Pembroke) as heretofore, or to dissolve the corporation of Newport (Pembroke), or deprive the lord of the manor or the burgesses of any tolls, rights of common, or other rights of a pecuniary value.

22. Whereas it appears from the Report of the Commissioners of 1876 that the corporation of Over has no revenue, and no municipal function, and that the mayor of Over, elected at the court leet, has a magisterial but no other jurisdiction: Be it therefore enacted as follows:

Nothing in this Act shall be deemed to prevent the holding of the court leet, and the election by such court of the mayor of Over as heretofore, but such mayor shall not, as such, have the jurisdiction of a justice, whether for criminal, licensing, or any other purpose.

23. Whereas it appears from the report of the Commissioners of 1876 that the corporation of Altrincham has no municipal function, and that the mayor of Altrincham elected at the court leet has no jurisdiction, be it therefore enacted as follows:

Nothing in this Act shall be deemed to prevent the holding of the court leet and the election by such court of the mayor of Altrincham as heretofore, but such mayor shall not have any jurisdiction magisterial, municipal, or other.

24. Nothing in this Act shall deprive the lord of the manor of Corfe of any title enjoyed by him under any charter.

25. (1.) Nothing in this Act shall diminish the liability of the owner or occupier of any tenement to any rent or sum payable under any charter granted to any corporation mentioned in the Schedules to this Act, and any person entitled to receive such rent or sum shall have the same right and remody for recovering the same as prior to the passing of this Act, and also upon the abolition by this Act of the corporation under the charter shall have the power of such corporation or of any officer of such corporation to enforce payment of such rent or sum.

(2.) The provisions of this section and of the other parts of this Act for protecting the rights of persons interested shall have effect in favour of Her Majesty, her heirs and successors, and of any body corporate, not being a corporation abolished by this Act, in like manner as if Her Majesty, her heirs and successors, and such body corporate, were included in the term person.

(3.) Nothing in this Act shall affect the legal proceedings pending at the passing of this Act on the information of the Attorney General against the corporation of the mayor and burgesses of Holt, and certain members of that corporation, and for the purpose of such proceedings the said corporation shall continue to be and to act as a corporation, and the mayor, bailiffs, and burgesses shall continue to be elected and appointed in like manner as if this Act had not passed, and any liabilities of such corporation under any judgment, decree, or order in such legal proceedings shall be deemed for the purposes of this Act to be liabilities of the corporation existing at the time of the abolition thereof.

26. (1.) So much of any Aot, law, charter, or usage as is inconsistent with this Act is hereby repealed.

(2.) The Act of the session of the seventeenth and eighteenth years of the reign of Her present Majesty, chapter seventy-one, intituled “An Act to amend the law concerning the making of borough rates in boroughs not within the Municipal Corporation Acts," shall, on and after the first day of January one thousand eight hundred and eighty-six, or such later day, not after the first day of September one thousand eight hundred and eighty-six, as Her Majesty in Council may appoint, be repealed, without prejudice to any rate previously made in pursuance of that act, and without prejudice to the making of any rate which is by this Act authorised to be made ; and any such rate may be made, levied, collected, and applied, as nearly as may be, as if the said Act had not been repealed.

27. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,

The expression “Privy Council” means the Lords of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council, or any two of them ;

The expression “ Committee of Council means a Committee of the said Lords :

The expression “Municipal Corporation Acts” has the same meaning as in the Municipal Corporations Act, 1882:

The expression “Charity Commissioners means the Charity Commissioners for England and Wales :

The expression “official trustees " means, as respects real property the official trustee of charity lands, and as respects all other property the official trustees of charitable funds, acting under the Charitable Trusts Acts, 1853 to 1869.

SCHEDULES.

FIRST SCHEDULE.

PLACES REPORTED ON BY THE COMMISSIONERS OF 1876.

PART I.

Places to which the Commissioners of 1876 consider that the Municipal

Corporation Acts might be applied.

Places.

Corporation or reputed Corporation.

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“The bailiff and burgesses of the borough of Alde

burgh." “ The chamberlains, common council, and free

men." "The mayor, aldermen, and capital burgesses." “ The bailiff and burgesses of the borough of

Bishop's Castle," “The mayor and burgesses of the borough of

Bradninch." The mayor and burgesses of the borough of Christ

church." “ The mayor, aldermen, bridgemen, and burgesses

of Henley-on-Thames.” “The mayor, aldermen, bailiffs, and burgesses.” “The bailiffs and burgesses of the borough of Llan

fallin." “ The mayor and burgosses of Lostwithiel.” “ The bailiffs, jurats, and commonalty of the town

of Lydd.” “The aldermen and burgesses of the borough of

Malmesbury.“ The bailiffs and burgesses of the borough of

Montgomery." The mayor, jurats, and commonalty of the town

and port of New Romney.“The mayor and burgesses of the town and borough

of Okehampton." “The mayor of Over." “ The mayor, jurats, bailiffs, and turgesses of Quin

borowo." ** The bailiff, aldermon, and burgesses of New

Radnor." “ The mayor and free burgesses of the borough of

Saltash." The warden and society of the royal town of

Sutton Coldfield.“ The mayor, capital burgesses, and assistants of the

borough of Wareham.' The mayor and burgesses of the borough of

Wilton."

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* These Boroughs and Towns have since received charters placing them under the

Act of 1882.

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Places not mentioned by the Commissioners of 1876 as places to which the Municipal

Corporation Acts might be applied.

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“ Bailiff and burgesses of New Alresford.”
“ The mayor, aldermen, and burgesses of the

borough of Altrincham.”
" The mayor, aldermen, and burgesses of the

borough of Axbridge.” “ The mayor and aldermen of the borough of

Berkeley." “The mayor and freeholders of Bovey Tracey." “The mayor, aldermen, and burgesses of the

borough of Brackley.” "The bailiffs, burgesses, and commoners of the

borough of Brading." " The mayor and burgesses of the vill of Camel

ford." “ The high steward, deputy steward, treasurer,

senior bailiff, junior bailiff,and capital and inferior

burgesses of Chipping Campden.” The mayor, barons, and inhabitants of Corfe." “ The bailitfs, aldermen, and burgesses of the town

of Cowbridge.” “ The mayor and burgesses of Dinas Mawddwy;". “ The bailiffs, burgesses, and commonalty of the

borough and corporation of Dunwich." " Tho bailiff and aldermen of Dursley." The mayor and free burgesses of the borough of

East Looe." “ The mayor, jurats, and commonaity of the town

of Fordwich." “ The bailiff and burgesses of the borough of

Garstang." “ The bailiff and burgesses of the borough of Great

Dunmow." The portreeve and burgesses of Harton.” " The tenants and inhabitants of the lordship or

manor of Havering-atte-Bower." “ The mayor, aldermen, and burgesses of the borough

aud parish of Higham Ferrers.”

Dinas Mawddwy
Dunwich.

Dursley
East Looe.

Fordwich.

Garstarg :

Great Dunmow.

Harton
Havering-atte-Bower

*Higham Ferrers

* These boroughs and towns have since received charters placing them under the Act of 1882.

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Holt
Ilchester
Kenfig

Kilgerran *Lampeter.

Langport Eastover.

Laugharne

Llantrissant

Loughor.

Marazion.

Nevin

Newport (Salop)

Newport (Pembroke)

“The mayor and burgesses of Holt.”
“ The bailiff and burgesses of Ilohester."
“ The constable of the castle, portreeve, and

burgesses of Kenfig."
“ The portreeve and burgesses of Kilgerran."
“The burgesses of the borough of Lampeter Pont

Stephen." “The portreeve and commonalty of the borough of

Langport." “ The portreeve and burgesses of the town and

corporation of Laugharne.' “ The constable of the castle, portreeve, aldermen,

and burgesses of Llantrissant.” “ The portreeve, aldermen, and burgesses of the

borough of Loughor." “ The mayor, burgesses, and inhabitants of the

town of Marazion." “ The mayor, bailiffs, and burgesses of the town and

borough of Nevin." “ The high steward, bailiffs, and burgesses of New

port. “The mayor, aldermen, and burgesses of the borough

of Newport.“The mayor and commonalty of the borough of

Orford." “ The burgesses of Overton." The mayor of Petersfield.” “ The bailiff, jurats, and commonalty of the town

and liberty of Pevensey." “ The bailiff, jurats, and commonalty." The burgesses and commonalty of St. Clear's." “ The bailiff, jurats, and freemen of the town and

port of Seaford." The bailiff and aldermen of Thornbury." “ The portreeve and burgesses of Usk." “ The mayor and burgesses of Westbury.” “ The mayor and aldermen of Wickwar.'' The bailiffs and burgesses of Winchcomb." “ The mayor, jurats, and commonalty of the ancient

town of Winchelsea." “ The mayor and aldermen of Wootton-under-Edge." “ The mayor and chief burgesses of the borough of

Yarmouth.”

Orford

Overton
Petersfield
Pevensey.

Romney Marsh .
St. Clear's
Seaford

Thornbury
Usk.
Westbury.
Wickwar.
Winchcomb
Winchelsea

Wootton-under Edge
Yarmouth (Isle of

Wight)

• These boroughs and towns have since received charters placing them under the Act of 1882.

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