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First Part, Comprising the Lands and Hereditaments, including the Demesne and Site of

Church and Schoolhouse, in hand.

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SECOND Part. The Prebend of Llangadock and Llanthoisant with the Parsonage of Mothvey, endowed with Portions of the Tithes of Llangadock and Llanthoisant, in hand, and of Moth vey in Lease.

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Amend the Laws relating to the Election of

Magistrates and Councillors in the Royal Burghs
of Scotland.

[Note.—The Word printed in Italics are proposed to be inserted

in Committee.]

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Sect. 5.

HEREAS by an Act passed in the Second and Third Years Preamble. of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth,

intituled“ An Act to amend the Representation of the People 3 & 4 W. 4. “ of Scotland,” it is enacted, inter alia, “ that the Limits and Bounda- c. 65. 5 “ ries of all the Cities, Burghs, and Towns enumerated in any of the

“ above-mentioned Schedules shall, for the Purposes of this Act, be “ taken and held to be according to the Description and Specification of “ such Limits and Boundaries set forth and contained in Schedule (M.)

“ to this Act annexed; and all the Properties within the Boundaries 10 “ therein specified shall hereafter, for the Purposes of this Act, be

“ Parts of the said Cities, Burghs, and Towns, and not of the adjoining “ or of any other County:" And it is by the said Statute further enacted, “ that every Person, not subject to any legal Incapacity, shall

“ be entitled to be registered as herein-after directed, and to vote at 15 “ Elections for any of the Cities, Burghs, and Towns, or Districts of

“ Cities, Burghs, or Towns herein-before mentioned, who, when the “ Sheriff proceeds to consider his Claim for Registration, shall have “ been for a Period of not less than Twelve Calendar Months next 910.

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“ previous to the last Day of August in the present, or the last Day “ of July in any future Year in the Occupancy, either as Proprietor, “ Tenant, or Liferenter, of any House, Warehouse, Counting-house,

Shop, or other Building, within the Limits of such City, Burgh, or

Town, which, either separately or jointly with any other House, 5 “ Warehouse, Counting-house, Shop, or other Building within the

same Limits, or with any Land owned and occupied by him or " occupied under the same Landlord and also situate within the same

Limits, shall be of the yearly Value of Ten Pounds; provided

always, that the Claimant shall have paid, on or before the 10 “ Twentieth Day of August in the present or the Twentieth Day of

July in any future Year, all Assessed Taxes which shall have become payable by him in respect of such Premises previously to the Sixth

Day of April then next preceding; provided also, that no such “ Person shall be entitled to be registered or to vote in the present 15 “ or any future Year, unless he shall have resided for Six Calendar “ Months next previous to the last Day of August in the present “ or the last Day of July in any future Year within such City,

Burgh, or Town, or within Seven Statute Miles of some Part

thereof; provided also, that Persons so resident shall be entitled 20 “ to be registered and to vote, if they are the true Owners of such “ Premises as are herein-before mentioned, within such City, Burgh, " or Town, of the yearly Value of Ten Pounds or upwards, although

they should not occupy any Premises within its Limits, or although " the Premises actually occupied by them should be of less yearly 25 " Value than Ten Pounds, and that the Husbands of such Owners shall “ be entitled to vote, either in the Lifetime of their Wives or after

their Death, if then holding such Property by the Courtesy of Scotland; provided also, that po Person shall be entitled to be

registered or to vote for any City, Burgh, or Town who shall 30 “ have been in the Receipt of Parochial Relief within Twelve Calendar “ Months next previous to the last Day of August in the Year One

thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, or next previous to the last Day of July in any succeeding Year :” “ That the Premises in respect of which any Person shall be deemed entitled to be registered, 35 and to vote in the Election for any City, Burgh, or Town, or District,

shall not be required to have been the same Premises for the whole “ Twelve Months of his Occupancy, but may be different Premises

(but always of the requisite Value) occupied in succession by such

Person ; provided always, that such Person shall have paid all the 40 “ Assessed Taxes legally exigible from him in respect of all such

Premises; and that where such Premises shall be of the yearly “ Value of Twenty Pounds or upwards, and shall be jointly occupied

by more than One Person, each of such joint Occupiers shall be “ entitled to be registered and to vote, provided his Share and 45

" Interest

Sect. 12.

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