Poor Relief (Ireland) Act, 1838

Notice and inspection of rates.

70. Before any rate shall be levied the guardians shall, in such form and manner as the commissioners shall direct, publish a notice of the same having been made; and thenceforth it shall be lawful for any person or persons affected thereby, at all reasonable times, to take copies thereof or extracts therefrom without paying anything for the same; and in case the person or persons having the custody of such rate shall refuse to permit or shall not permit such person or persons so affected thereby as aforesaid to take copies thereof or extracts therefrom, the person or persons so refusing or not permitting such copy or extract to be made shall for each and every such offence forfeit and pay any sum not exceeding ten shillings, to be recovered as penalties and forfeitures are recoverable under this Act.