Landed Property Improvement (Ireland) Act 1849



An Act to amend an Act of the Tenth Year of Her Majesty, for facilitating the Improvement of Landed Property in Ireland. [28th July 1849.]

10 & 11 Vict. c. 32.

In Proceedings under recited Act the Certificate of the Paymaster of Civil Services shall be Evidence.

WHEREAS by an Act passed in the Tenth Year of Her Majesty, intituled An Act to facilitate the Improvement of Landed Property in Ireland, the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland were authorized to make Loans to Owners of Land in Ireland for the Improvement of such Land, upon the Terms and Conditions in the said Act mentioned; and it was thereby provided, that in respect of such Loans annual Rent-charges should be charged upon the Lands to be improved, and should be recoverable as therein mentioned: And whereas the Proceedings for Recovery of such Rent-charges are attended with considerable Inconvenience and Expense, by reason of its being necessary to examine as Witnesses the Clerks in the several Offices by and through which Advances have been made; and it is expedient that the said Act should be amended as herein mentioned:’ Be it therefore enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That in any Proceedings which have been or shall be taken for Recovery of any Rent-charge under the said Act a Certificate under the Hand of the Paymaster of Civil Services in Ireland for the Time being, or of such Person as the Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury may from Time to Time appoint (of which Appointment Notice to be published in the Dublin Gazette shall be sufficient Evidence), certifying that a Loan has been made or agreed to be made under the said Act, and certifying the Amount thereof, and the Number and Amount of the Instalments advanced on account of such Loan, and the annual Amount of Rent-charge payable in respect thereof, and the Lauds charged with such Rent-charge, and how much is due in respect thereof, shall be conclusive Evidence of the Matters therein certified as aforesaid.