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empower the Guardians of such Union to ad-
minister Relief out of the Workhouse to such
destitute poor Persons for any Time not
exceeding Two Calendar Months from the

* See further proTiaion in $ 7 (p. 138) for relief in cases of
iodden tnd argent necesdtT', and in 11 flt 12 Vic. c. 47, $ 2, 4
{pp. 168, 170), for relief of persons who become destitute in
^osfeqocnce of eriction from their dwellings.

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Regulalwrh of Out-door Belief. [Paet L 4.

JJ^' Date of such Order, — and at any Time after the
«' making of such Order to revoke the same by
**A^**" an Order xmder their Seal for that Purpose ;
^^ and on the Receipt by the Guardians of any
Union of any such Order authorizing Relief
out of the Workhouse as aforesaid, they shall
make Provision for the Relief of the destitute
poor Persons of the said Union accordingly^
for such Time as shall be specified in the
said Order, or until the said Order shall be
out-reuef to Tcvokcd : Providcd always, that all Relief
able-bodied, givou out of the Workhousc to able-bodied
?sS. to bo in Persons under the Authority of any such
F.K^ only. Or^Qj. shall be given in Food only, save as
hereinafter provided in any Case of sudden
and urgent Necessity*.

REGULATION OF OUT-DOOR RELIEF.

comadadon- ^' '^^ ^ ^^ cuacted, That the Poor

ontomako' Law Commissioncrs, from Time to Time, as
STto Admi- they shall see fit, shall regulate and deter-
mftmtionof jj^g ^jjg Manner of Application for all Re*
lief to be given under the Pro^'ision8 of this
Act, and the Manner of inquiring into the
Circumstances of the Applicants for Relief,
and the Kind of Relief to be afforded out of
the Workhouse, when not directly specified
by this Act, and the Manner of granting,
ordering, and giving such Relief, and keep-
ing the Accounts thereof, and of making and
keeping Lists of the Persons so applying and
of the Persons so relieved; and the Uuar-
iubj?c7to ** dians of the Union and their Officers shall
ju^roguu. administer such Relief, subject to the Rules
and Regulations so to be made by the said
Commissioners as aforesaid\

• See { 7 u to proTlsioiuU relief in oases of sadden and nrgeni
necessity (p. 1S8).

• See Regnlations In Commissioneii* General Regnlatlooi of
19 Jan^ 1862; and in AooountsOrderof a April, 1853, with Fonna
of Books and Accounts, in Part IIL



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Pakt L 4.] Rdiering Ojffic€r».—Dutrici C<mm%ttee$. 127

BELIEVINO OFFIOEBS. lOViceuSi,

Ibish Po«m

4. And be it enacted, That the Poor Law g^JSwif
Commissioners shall direct the Guardians of act,
each Union in Ireland to appoint so many !!^'
Relieving Officers as the said Commissioners Sjj^jj*^ ^
may deem requisite, to assist in the Adminis- *ppoait«i.
t^ation of Relief under this Act and under

the Acts now in force for the Relief of the
destitute Poor in Ireland^; and the said
Guardians, on receiving such Authority and
Direction, shall appoint such RelicvingOfficers
accordingly, subject to the Approval of the
said Commissioners.

MEDICAL OFFICERS.

5. -Afid be k onaotod^ y That m any Coflo Mediaj
CommiGcionoro thai the Appointment ef a {J^^jj^^*^

be hnvlol fep ^e CommifioionoFD te dj^^eedbe

■ BT4^^^.«-kw» ^VK ^^ j'v^-«.<^g%l I WC rf^./-k-«M» • r>-«r^^ *■*>.<•> ■—■»■«»>»

»■■ »» ■ "Oy vr** U-t^ JL I ^^A«l. LP l> UJ. UlA^U XxTKt!^K^1^B^^ W UC f

^^XEaAt^^UH_ ^»**^'^ «t »^'»-k^v«irk*- •* %/ l .^j4-».<^f»l ■ \fti^>^v»» ^kE
■-»■ •-• <»VJ*J^JU J OnCBT tTDTWXBC CS *K*X^vEfl^7aX V^ UIOCT VFl

Mcdiool OffieoFB aooordin giyy 6uh}e6^ to the
Approval ef Ae said-r



DISTRICT COMMITTEES OF GUARDIANS.

6. And be it enacted, That whenever the JJjJSS'o.
whole of any Electoral Division or Divisions DiTidoM"'

more than

• See Regnlfttioiifl aa to the appointment, dotlea, &e^ of BelSer-
ing OIBoers, in Commiaaionen' General Regulations of 19 Jan.,
1U3 (Part III.X and also in Accounts Order of 8 April, 1858
(P*rt lU.)

» Tlds iection is now superseded bj $ 10 of the Medical
Charities Act, 14 A 15 Vic. o. 68 (p. 306), wliich prorided that all
profvieion then made t^ Law for affording Dispensarj relief from
poor-rate, or bj means of presentment fk'om the County Cess,
ihonld cease fn»n and after the day to be named by the Com-
misrionerB.



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128 Functions of Relieving Officers. [Pakt I. 4.

\°R^'pioR ^^ situate at a greater Distance than Six Miles
rblibf from the Place of Meeting of the Boaxd of
^™ct"^"' Guardians of the Union of which such Elec-
^— toral Division or Divisions may form Part, it
8« MUei^ shall be lawful for the Commissioners, on the
<£!i* Place Application of the Board of Guardians, to
raty £^* form such Electoral Division or Divisions into
r*Du^ii"fJr ^ J^istrict, and to direct the said Guardians,
reoeiTing from Time to Time, to appoint a Committee
fo? RlSSif?"* of their Members to receive Applications of
cJmiifttw P^^^ Persons requiring Relief in such District,
b«tppointed. to examine into the Cases of such poor P^ -

sons, and to report to the said Guardians

thereon.

POWEES AND DUTIES OF RELIEVING OFFICERS.

RdieTing 7. And be it enacted, That every Reliev-

SJi^^*^ ing Officer so appointed as aforesaid* shall
•ionai RoUef have Powcr to ffive Provisional Relief in any

in manner ^~ ^ ^ t ^ -kt • • i

prorided, Case of suddcn and urgent riecessity, either

Miliin^f by an Order of Admission to the Workhouse

onardians; qj. Fevcr Hospital of the Union, provided

there be Room therein respectively, and by

conveying any destitute poor Person thereto

if necessary, or by affi)rding such poor Person

immediate and temporary Relief in Food,

Lodging, Medicine, or Medical Attendance,

until the next Ordinary Meeting of the Board

•ndtoreoortof Guardiaus ; at which Meeting he shall

oSJ^i.® report the Case, and the Nature and Cost

of the Relief so afforded, in such Form and

Maimer as the Poor Law Commissioners shall

prescribe ; and after such Report, shall give

no further Relief, otherwise than by Direction

of the Board of Guardians, in the Case so

iwieTing reported I and the Guardians of the Union

^^h*e?** shall furnish the Relieving Officers with the

with Fund, necessary Funds for affording Relief in Manner



for such
BeUef.



» Sec 5 4. p. 127.

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Pabt L 4.] Parents and ChildreiL Limitatiotu of Relief, 129

aforesaid, and for -the Relief of those desti- VlJ^J^p'^i'
tute poor Persons to whom Relief shall be ««"■'
granted by the Board of Guardians, at such 'jTcT'^"
Times and in such Manner as the Poor Law *^
Commissioners shall determine and direct*.

LIABILITIES OF PARENTS AND CHILDREN.

8. And be it enacted, That all Relief Relief to
given under this Act to a Wife or Child shall ci.«d wder
be considered as given to the Person who {J^ilJf ^
under the Provisions of the first-recited Act HusbMrt or
shall be liable to maintain such Wife or *"" '
Child*; and the Child of any poor Person LUbiiuj of
relieved under this Act shall be subject to ^"'^*
the same Liability in respect of such Relief

as in respect of any Relief granted imder the
above-recited Act passed in the Second Year
of the Reign of Her present Majesty'.

LIMITATIONS OF RELIEF.

9. And be it enacted, That no Relief R'Ji*'not to
riven under the Authority of this Act shall of irSniln
be given from the Poor Rates of any Union u^^A\
to any Person not being within the Union

when so relieved.

\.\jm TUlu OO ll COQCiOUj X nQl Xrom CUICI OltOr occupiers of

4be ¥wl^ •ea^ ef November ne^ after the gZer^an

wv*»j«Mw%j^» ^-v* ♦■V>«r» ^An4- tckc^ J^ia^nuMX XBA^^ ol^^Jl AAA Acre of Lsnd
|0 . f* T t t* "*** decmea

VEk we Qooupation e# any Land e# groator to be deni-



• See BegnUUoiis as to the appointment, duties, <fec., of Reliev-
io^ OflSoen, in CommiMioners' General Begulations of 19 Jan^
1853 (Part III.), and in Accounts Order of 8 April, 18.>3 (Port
HI.) And see provisions of 11 & 13 Vic. c. 47, $ 4, as to duties
<rf Beliering Offleers in regard to destitute poor evicted from
tbeir dwellings (p. 170).

^ 1 fc 3 Vie. c. 56, § 58 (p. 89), and see note <> thereon. The
yieaeut provision is similar to that in § 54 of 1 & 3 Vic. c. 66
<pu40).

• 1 * J Vic. C 56, S 67 (p. 42).

« This section is repealed by $ 3 of 26 A 36 Vic o. 83 (p. 218X but
it is by the same section provided that pemons in the occupation
<A more than a quarter of an Acre, if requiring relief, shall be
relieved in the Workhouse, and not otherwise.

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relievod out
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130 ChargeaJbilUy hy Residence— Registry, [Part L 4.

iSlJ^pS^m' Extent «bw» tbe Quarter ei a Statute AeF&
ziBLxir ^att be doomed and taken te ^ a doodtuto

lo47> M.#%^^C«-.f^j3 A ^^»- <•»»» -r^lf ^^A ^EL^k£a **'»^^-<^"^^«*^«*» <'i^^^

sam e ; of ef ^k» Ae^ ; and if a»^ PomeB ee

OvMTcclJ yUlsf uii^t~ uixuuz xxz^ ^^^zcorccr ^t cb vjvaxuiuj

A^Fo ebatt appljF leF Reli e f; ^^ if CHay Poroon
Oft his Behalf eheA ^PP^ ^ Roliof y i^ ^att

tfTTlRtS CIIXUIX &T^Uti>'& ) II AULkjus x»» ^TvSC vr* wa%« f I \^ U " '

CHARGEABILITY BY RESroENCE — REGISTER.

11. AnA be it enacted, That for the Pur-
pose of charging the Relief afforded out of
the Workhouse under the Provisions of this
Act, the Poor Law Commissioners shall cause
to be printed, and shall furnish to every
Clerk of an Union in Ireland, a Register
Book, to be called "The Out-door Relief
Register" (in a Form similar to the Work^
liouse Roister prescribed by the first-recited
Act)* ; in which the Clerk of the Union shall
register, together with the other Particulars
in the said Form required, the Name of the
Electoral Division in which every Person
relieved under this Act, out of the Work-
house, shall have been resident at the Time
of his beginning to receive such Relief: and
all the Provisions of the said Acts now in
force for the Relief of the destitute Poor in
Irelandy which determine the Circumstances
under which any Person shall be deemed to
have been resident in an Electoral Division,
and the Manner of charging the Expense of

* See 1 A 2 Vie. c. 66, § 43, under which the Master is to keep
the Workhouse Register (p. 83) ; Schedule ; and Form of Work-
house Register preaorihed in the Commisaioaen* Aoeonnta Order
(Pari IIL, Form 6). Regulations, and Form of Out-door Relief
Register, which is to be kept by the Clerk of the Union, in U»
same Order (Part III^ Form 18).



Mo«1oof
ohftrging oost
of Out-door
Uelicf.



Register:



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Pabt L 4.] Besidenee : Appeal. 1 3 1

the Relief of Persons stated in the Register to \^ Jif^iJji'
have been so resident in some Electoral Divi- rbukv
sion, and of Persons not stated in the Register '^ act"""
to have been so resident', — and all the Provi- "^
skma of the said Acts which relate to the
Production of the Register at every Meeting
of Guardians for their Approval, Examination,
and Correction, and the signing and counter-
signing of the same^, — ^and all Provisions of
ihe said Acts which relate to the Power of
appealing against the Decision of the Board ^pp^
of Guardians touching the Description of the
Residence of any Person in the said Register,
and to the Costs which may be incurred in
such Appeal*, — shall extend and apply to the
Out-door Relief Register to be kept as afore*
said under the Provisions of this Act, and to
the Persons relieved under this Act out of
the Workhouse, and to the Manner of charg-
ing the Expense of the Relief so afforded to
such Persons under this Act, and to the De-
cisions of the Board of Guardians touching
the Description of the Residence of any
Person in the Out-door Relief Register.

12. And be it enacted. That for the Pur- ^"^^^^
pose of charging the Expense of Relief to auy Beiide^m
Electoral Division, no Person shall, after the SiTUi^fol
passing of this Act, be deemed to have been ^^l^^
resident in such Electoral Division, unless dur- B«iief.
ing the Three Years before his Application for
Relief he had occupied some Tenement within
such Division for Thirty Calendar Months, or,
if he had not so occupied some Tenement,
had usuaDy slept within such Division for the
Period of Thirty Calendar Months*.



• For inroTisioiis of prerioiis Acts u to reddenee and ehar^e-
aUlity, see 1 44 ofl ft 3 Vic o. i6 (p. 22% and § 13 of 6 A 7 Vio.
0. 93 (p. 116). See also § 1 of 13 & 18 VIo. c 104 (p. 176), and
1 1 of 85 A 36 Vie. 6. S8 (p. 316).

» Seel 48 of 1 & 3 Vic & 56 (p. 83).

• Sec J 18 of 6 fc 7 Vic c 93 (p. 111).



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132 Emigration, [Part I. 4.



1 Vic. •. SI. EMIGRATION.

iRisn Poor

BxA^oK 13. And be it enacted, That if it shall

1847' ^ proved to the Satisfaction of the Board of
— '- Guardians at any Time, that any Occupier of
^IIkS?^. Land within such Union, rated at a net annual
Mi!^M Value not exceeding Five Pounds, shall be
JO" ding willing to give up to his Landlord his Right
and Title, and the actual Possession of the
said Land, whether held under Lease or as
Tenant at Will, and to emigrate, together
with all Persons who may be dependent upon
him for their Support and Maintenance, —
and that such Occupier shall have been ap-
proved by Her Majesty's Principal Secretary
of State for the Colonies, or such Person as he
may appoint for that Purpose, as a fit and
proper Person to be admitted as an Emigrant,
Proportion — and that the Immediate Lessor of such
of SST"*^ Occupier is willing, upon the Emigration of
S^f biraS ^^^^ Occupier and his Family, and upon the
by Landlord: Surrender of the Land occupied by him, to
forego any Claim for Rent which he may
have upon the said Occupier, and also to
provide Two Thirds of such fair and reason-
able Sum as shall be required for the Emi-
gration of such Occupier and his Family, —
Proporuonof then and in such Case it shall be lawful for
mirSTpaid* the Board of Guardians of such Union, if
out of lutc ^ij^y ghoji ^jjjj^jj. fi^^ ^p^^ Payment to them

of such last-mentioned Sum, to charge upon
the Rates Of the Electoral Division in which
such Person shall be resident, and to pay, in
addition to such Sum, in such Manner as shall
be directed by the Poor Law Commissioners,
in Aid of the Emigration of such Occupier
and his Family, any Sum not exceeding One
Half of the Sum contributed and paid by such
Immediate Lessors as aforesaid; notwithstand-
ing that any Sum or Sums so charged and

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Part I. 4.] Emigraiion, 133

paid may exceed in any One Year One Shil- \^h Poo*i!'
ling in the Pound on the Rates of such g^^**^^
Electoral Division*, and notwithstanding that act,
snch Occupier and his Family may not be ^i^'
nor have been Inmates of the Workhouse of
such Union**.

14. And whereas by an Act passed in the ^"^Jj^
Seventh Year of the Reign of Her present penoni:
Majesty, intituled An Act for the further ^^^^^L
Amendment of an Act for the more effectual l^ ^**-
Relief of the destitute Poor in Ireland, Pro-
vision is made for assisting any poor Person
who is and has been for Three Months an
Inmate of the Workhouse of any Union to
emigrate**; and it is expedient to extend the
said Enactment to Persons not being and not
having been Inmates of any Workhouse for
the period of Three Months : Be it therefore
enacted, That all the Provisions in the said
Act which relate to the Emigration of poor
Persons who are and have been for Three
Months Inmates of any Workhoase^ shall
also extend and apply to destitute poor Per-
sons not being or not having been Inmates of
any Workhouse, and to Persons having been
Inmates of a Workhouse for a less period than
Three Months; provided that all Persons so
assisted to emigiute shall have been approved
as fit and proper Emigrants by Her Majesty's
Principal Secretary of State for the Colonies
or such Person as he may appoint for that
purposed

15. Provided always, and be it enacted, ^^^^^
That all Expenses incurred in aid of the hw*^b^°'
Emigration of any Occupier and his Family *^**"»*^

A One Bhilling in the pound is the limit of the amount antho-
riied to be raiBed for emigration by § 51 of 1 A 2 Vic e. 66 (p. 37).

» f 18 of 6 * 7 Vic. c 93 Cp. 118).

* See Anther proTisions as to Emigration in 19 A 13 Vic.
«. 104, i 36-t8 (pp. 193-196), under which emigrants may be
sent ont to Foreign States as well as British Colonies.

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134 Ex'officio Guardians. [Pajbt I. 4.

^awIfpliJi' wrid^r the Provisions of this Act, shall be

RBLiar charged to the Electoral Division in w^hidi

XTBH8IOW ^j^^ Land occupied by such Occupier is situ-

^* ated; and no Expenses incurred in aid of the

ES^raUoi' Emigration of any Occupier and his Family,

not to bo or any destitute poor Person, under the Pro-

"^u^ visions of this Act or any of the Acts for

the Relief of the destitute Poor in Ireland,

shall be deemed to be Expenses incurred for

the Relief of the Poor.

EX-OFFICIO GUARDIANS.

Q^d"**' ^^* ^^^ whereas it is expedient to in-

umiutiM of crease the Number of qualified Justices "which,
iTs^vi^o. according to the Provisions of the said first-
56,ropeai^. rccited Act, may be appointed to act as ex-
officio Guardians of any Union : Be it enacted.
That so much of the said Act as provides*
that the Number of ex-officio Guardians of
any Union shall in no Case exceed One Third
of the Number of Guardians to be elected by
the Rate-payers of such Union, shall be re-
who to be pealed ; and from and after the passing of this
Si^SL; Act, every Justice of the Peace resident in an
Union in Ireland and acting for the County
in which he resides, who shall be qualified*"
under the Provisions of the said first-recited
Act to be or to be appointed an ex-ojftcio
Guardian of the Union, shall be an ex-ojfficio
n°*J^«t««d Guardian thereof, unless the Number of Jus-
ofoiotiTo' tices so qualified shall exceed the Number of
GiurdianB: Qu^rdjang ^ b^ elcctcd by the Rate-payers
^i^ion ^^ ^xxiAi Union* ; and in every Case in wnich
wbero grater thc Numbcr of Justiccs SO qualified as afore-
q^ifiJd. said shall exceed the Number of Guardians



» 1 & 3 Vic. c. 66, 9 34 (p. 16).

^ See § 23 of 1 A 3 Vic. c. 56 (p. 14), and note ^ thereon.

*■ The nnmber of OuardUns to be elected for way Union, i»
determined by the Commiaaionen* Ordera, under f 19 of 1 A S
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Past I. 4.] Alteration or Dwolution of Unions. L3&

to be elected by the Rate-payera^, so many ^um^Jl'^
only of the qualified Justices who shall be ^^^
rated on the highest Amount of rateable actT"
Property in the Kate Books of any Electoral ^•
Division in such Union, as shall be equal to
the Number of elective Guardians, shall be
entitled to act as ex^jfficio Guardians^ ; pro*
vided always, that each of such highest-rated
Justices shall have previously declared, in
Writing, to the Clerk of the Union, his Wil-
lingness to act as such exro^cio Guardian :
Provided always, that whenever the Number
of Justices qusdified as aforesaid to act as ex-
officio Guardians in any Union shall, by Death,
Removal, Disqualification to act, or from any
other Cause, be reduced to or below the
Number of the elective Guardians, then and
so long as the Number shall not exceed the
Number of elective Guardians, the wliole of
the Justices so qualified shall be entitled to
act as eayoffido Guardians.

ALTERATION OR DISSOLUTION OF UNIONS.

17. And whereas by the said first-recited Aiterau. n of
Act it is provided, that no Dissolution oriliJiXut
Alteration of a Union shall take place or be ^'



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0.66.



made unless a Majority of the Guardians of
the Union affected by such Change shall con-
sent thereto in Writing*; and it is expedient
to amend the said Enactment as hereinafter is
provided : Be it enacted. That it shall be law- uniou mzj



» See farther proTisions in $ 7 of 12 & 13 Via o. 104, as to
ex^Jlao Guardians, where the number of qaalifled Jostioes
resident in anf Union ia leu than the number of electire Guar-
diaas (p. 181).

^ Under thia ohuue, tlie Juatloes entitled to act in such ease,
are held to be of those rated either as occupiers, or as immediate
lesNon, under ttw • Up 7 Vie. o. 93, upon the highest amount
of net mannal ralne, taking the aggregate amount of their re-
speetive ratings in the rate-boolu of all the Electoral Divisions
in the Union.

• f 16 of 1 * 3 Via o.rjB (p. lo).



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136 Diisohtlon of Boards of Guardians, [Pakt I. 4.

iHteS^pooR* ^ ^^^ *^® ^^^^ ^^ Commissioners, as and
^KLiBF when they shall see fit, to dissolve or alter
Act.'**" any Union or Unions in Ireland, and from
1!!!: the Townlands comprised in such Unions to
iSttoS** ^ovm such other Union or Unions as to them
coiweiitof shall appear fitting and expedient ; and that
owTdi»ni: g^ much of the said Act as requires the Con-
sent of a Majority of the Guardians of a
Union to any Dissolution or Alteration
Adjnrtment thereof shall be repealed: Provided never-
oriiabiiiuet thclcss, that all the other Provisions of the
di2Si!S?ii siaid Act which relate to the Dissolution or
5uS5Sr° Alteration of Unions, and to the Adjustment
of the Sums thereupon to be paid or received
by any Union or Townland afiected by such
Alteration**, shall extend and apply to the
Case of any Union which shall be dissolved
or altered, or formed anew, under the Provi-
sions of this Act.

DISSOLUTION OF BOARDS OF GUARDIANS : PAID
OFFICERS VICE GUARDIANS.

T)i8wintion 18. And whereas by the first-recited Act

Q^i^^^^ it is provided", " that in case regular Meetings

*n i^? viV '* ^f ^^^ Board of Guardians of any Union

€.66. ' « shall not be holden at the Times enjoined

** by the Orders of the Poor Law Commission-

*' ers, or in case through the Default of the

"Guardians the Duties of such Board of

" Guardians shall not be duly and effectually

"discharged according to the Intention of

"the said first-recited Act, the Commissioners

"shall declare such Board of Guardians to



ft $ 16 ofl & 2 Vic. c. 56 (p. 10).

^ The proTisions in S 16 of 1 & 3 Vio. e. £6, for the adjustment
of the 8umB to be paid or received by Unions or parts of
Unions affected by any alteration of the limits of sncb Unions or
of Electoral Divisions therein, have since been repealed, and
other provisions made in lien thereof by the 13 A 13 Vic. c. 104,
$ 2 (p. 176).

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Part I. 4.] Appointment of Vice-Ouardians. 137

*'be dissolved, and shall order a fresh Elec- ^^l^^ITpwi'
**tioii of the Guardians of such Union; rbli«f
-'and in case the Guardians elected at ^*^'*'"
** such fresh Election shall not hold regular '^^-
"Meetings at the Times enjoined by the
'"Orders of the Commissioners, or in case
** through the Default of such Guardians the
" Duties of such Board of Guardians shall not
*' be duly and effectually discharged according
" to the Intention of the said first-recited
**Act, then the Commissioners may appoint
" such and so many paid OflScers as they may
** think fit to carry into execution the Pro-
" visions of the said Act, and from Time to
** Time revoke and determine such Appoint-
** ments :" And whereas it is expedient for the
more prompt and effectual Execution of the
Acts now in force for the Relief of the desti-
tute Poor in Ireland, and of this Act, to
amend the above-recited Provision as herein-
after is provided : Be it enacted, That from commiMioB-
and after the passing of this Act, in case 2i ^Boiid
regular Meetings of the Board of Guardians '»'^?^*»""
of any Union shall not be holden at the Times **" " *
enjoined by the said Commissioners, or in case
through the Default of the Guardians the
Duties of such Board of Guardians shall not
be duly and effectually discharged according
to the Intention of the several Acts which
now are or hereafter shall be in force for the
Relief of the destitute Poor in Ireland, and
of this Act, it shall be lawful for the Poor
Law Conmiissioners to dissolve the said Board
of Guardians ; and the said Commissioners ud appoint
shall thereupon at once, and without ordering Kth<^?''*"
such fi-esh Election of the Guardians as in the e,^^^^/*
said Act is provided, appoint such and so ooardum..
many paid Officers as they may think fit, to
carry into Execution the Provisions of the
said Acts and of this Act ; and all the Provi-

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138 Rdigums Service in Workhouses. [Part I. 4.



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