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be made to the place of bfarth or residence, . 509

Warrant of removal where the removal is to be n;ade

to some place other than that of the birth or residence, COO
Forms prescribed by General Orders — ,

Election of Guardians —

Form A I. Statement of claim to vote in respect of
rateable property in the occupation of the
party claiming, .... GoS
Form A 2. Statement of claim to vote in person by a
landlord entitled to rents exceeding the rcnti
payable, or by an owner of tithe- rentcbarge, C5D
Forms B 1 and 2 —

B 1. Appointment of proxy to vote in respect
of property not in landlord's actual occupa-
tion, or in respect of tithe-rentcharges, . 6G0
B 2. Application of proxy thereupon, . 6G1

Form C I. Statement of claim to vote in person, by an
owner or immediate leseor of property, not in
his actual occupation, but for which he is rated, G(i*2
Forms C 2 and 3—

C 2. Appointment of proxy to vote in respect
of property of owner or immediate lessor, not
in the actual occupation of such owner or im-
mediate lessor, but for which he is rated, . GGS
C 3. Application of proxy thereupon, . C04

Form D 1. Register of claims to vote in respect of
property in actual occupation of the party
claiming, ..... 665
D 2. Register of statements of claim to vote in
person, made by landlords entitled to rents
exceeding the rents payable for the same pro-
perty, or by owners of tithe-rentcharges, . 666
D 8. Register of appointment of proxies who
have delivered applications to vote in respect
of landlord's net rent, or oi titbe^reateluurges, 667
D 4. Register of statements ol claim Uk rote in
person by •wneis or iaunedkla leasers of
jiwpeity not in their attnal o^npation, but
for which they are ratad, . . . 668

D 5. Rigistar of appointBMiit ol proxies who
have delivered applicatietta to vote in respect
of property of owners erinunedilite lessors not
in the actual eccapatkn of asch owners or im-
Aiedlateleaeon, bat for which tiey are rated, 669

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Forms — cotUinued,

Forms prescribed by General Orders — continued.
Election of Guardians — continued.

Form £. Notice of annual election, . . .670

Forms F 1 and 2 —

F 1. Nomination paper for an electoral diyisio^

or a district of electoral divisions, . . 674

F 2. Nomination paper for a ward, . . 673

Form G. List of qualified candidates duly nominated, 676
Forms H 1 and 2 —

H 1. List of occupiers and of owners or imme>
mediate lessors who according to the rate last
made in the electoral division, are entitled
to vote, ..... 677
H 2. List of landlords entitled to net rents,
owners of tithe-rentcharge, and occupiers, by
whom statements have been made ; also of
owners or immediate lessors, rated, who have
made statements of claim to vote in person;
and of proxies appointed to vote for land-
lords, owners of tiUie-rentcharge, or owners
or immediate lessors, rated, . . 678

Forms J 1 and 2 —

J 1. Voting paper for divisions, . . 67J)

J 2. Voting paper for wards, . . 680

Form K. Return of the election, . . - . 681

Form L. Notice to be sent to each member of the out-
going Board of Guardians, on the return of
the annual election being made, • • 682

Form AL Notice to Guardian elected, . . 683

Form N. Notice to Guardians continuing in office, . 683
Meetings and proceedings of the Board of Guardians —

(A; Requisition for an extraordinary meeting of Guar-
dians, . . . . * . . .734

(B) Notice of Clerk convening an extraordinary meeting of
Guardians, ...... 734

(C) Notice of change of period, time, or place of meeting, 784

(D) Notice of an adjourned meeting of the Guardians, . 73o
Management of the Workhouse —

(A) Offence and Punishment Book, . . . 785

(B) Diet Chiss Book, .... .786

(C) Daily Diet Book for healthy inmates, . . 787

(D) Daily Diet Book for the sick, . . ,788
Keeping and Auditing Accounts —

Accounts to be kept by the Clerk —

Form 1. The Order Check Book, . . .814

2. Check Book of admissions into the woric-
house, ..... 815

3. Check Book of discharges from the work-
house, ..... 815

4a. Abstract of number of paupers relieved,

emigrants, &c., .... 816
4b. Names, salaries, and securities of officers, . 818

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Forms — amtimted.

Keeping and Auditing Accounts — cmUinM/ed*

Accounts to be kept by the Clerk — ccnttMted,

Form 5a. Abstract of separate accounts of electoral

divisions, rates, and collection, &c, . 819

56. Abstract of union accounts, receipts and

expenditure, &&, .... 820
19. Out-door relief register of persons relieved, . 831

23. Abstract of out-door relief list, . .838

Accounts to be kept by Master of Workhouse —

Form 6. Begistr}' of persons admitted into and dis-
charged from workhouse, . . • 822

7. Admission and Discharge Book, . . 823

8. Record of births in workhouse, . . 824

9. Record of deaths in workhouse, . . 824-
lOo. Weekly in-door relief list for electoral divi-
sions for half year, .... 825

106. Half-yearly abstract of weekly relief lists, 825

11. Provision check account, . . • 82G

12. Provision receipt and consumption account, . 827

13. Clothing Materials Book, . . .828

14. Clothing Receipt Book, . . .828

15. Clothing Appropriation Book, . . 829
10. Inventory Book, . . . .829

17. Workhouse farm account, . . . 830

18. Workhouse manufacture account, . . 830

Accounts to be kept by Relieving Officer —

Form 20. Application and Report Book, . . 832

21. Out-door relief list of persons chargeable, . 834

22. Relieving Officer's Receipt and Expenditure
Book, . . . . .836

24. List of persons relieved, • . . 840

Accounts to be kept bv Collectors —

Form 26. Collecting Book, . . . .840

26. Rate Receipt Check Book, . . .841

27a. Collector's Rate Receipt Abstract Book, . 841

276. Collector's weekly balance sheet, . . 842

28. Receipt from Treasurer, . . . 842

Accounts to be kept by the Medical Officer of the work-
bouse —
Form 29. Record of sickness and mortality, • 843

30. Weekly Medical Return Book, . . 843

Rate Books —

Form No. 1 (General Form), .... 858

Form No. 2 (Borough Form), .... 860

Notices of Rate —

Form I. Notice to be given when a rate is prepared, and

before it is signed, ..... 860
Form II. Notice to be given when rates have been
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Forms — continued.

Government of Dispenaacj Diatarlcta, and tbe pidomianee o<
Vaccination —

Forms £er use by Cl«cks of Umon*—

Xo. 1.. Aniwial return of Committees of Management

oi dlspenaarj diatricts, • . . 8$!^

No. 2. Beturn of a member of the Committee of Ma.

nagemoit of a dispensary district to supply a vacancT, S%'
No. 8. Notice to be given to each member of every
Dispensary Committee on the annual completion of
the Committees, ..... 8dU
No. 4. Notice to be given to a rate-payer elected to

supply a vacancy in Committee, . . . 890

No. 5. List of meml>ers of Committee of dispensary
district, and of the Relieving Officers and Wardens
acting for each electoral division in the district, . 891
No. 6. Notice to a member of a Dispensary Committee

or Warden on the expiration of his term of office, . 891
Forms for use by officers of dispensary districts —

A. Requisition for an extraordinary meeting of the Com-
mittee, 892

B. Notice convening an extraordinary meeting of the Com>
mittee, ....... 89i'

C. Notice of change of time or place of meeting of Com-
mittee, ....... 893

D. Notice of an adjourned meeting of Committee, . 893
£ 1 & 2. Medical Refief Ticket Check Books—

£ 1. Ticket for attendance at dispensary, . . 894

£ 2. Ticket for attendance at the patient's home, . 895

F. Medical ReUef Register, . . . .897

G. Vaccmation Register, . . . . .898
H. Report of Medical Officer in pursuance of sec 3 of

21 & 22 YLc. c 64, of the number of persons successfully
vaccinated by him in each year, . . * 899

I. Medical Officer's Report Book, . . . .899

K. Bridewell Account, ..... 899

L. Medical Officer's quarterly return, . . . 90u

M 1. Estimate of medicines required, . . . 901

M 2 Requisition transmitting estimate to the Board of
Guardians, ...... 901

N. Notice for posting up at each Ssgeauarj and other

places in the dispensary district, . . . 903

O. Form for a board or inscription to be coBSpicuously

placed on the exterior of each dispensary, . . 904

P. Medical Officer's report of children bom in the dis-
trict since 1st January, 18G4, and over six months of
age, who do not appear to have been vaccinated, . 90t

Medical and Surgical Supplies —

Contract and Bond, . . . . .960

Miscellaneoas Forms —

Certiticate and statement of particulars by Diqiensaiy

Medical Officer in case of dangerous lunatic, . . 915

Bond for a Clerk of a Union and his sureties, . . 979



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FoKXS — continued.

Miscellaneous Forms — continved.

Bond for a Collector of Poor-rates and his sureties, . ^81

Warntnt of attorney to confess judgment, . . dS^i

Bond for a Relieving Officer and his sureties, . . 086

Warrant of attorney to confess judgment, . . 988

Bond for any other officer of the union, . . . 01)0

General tender for irorkhouse supplies, . . . 092
Contract for supplies, with bond for Contractor and bis

sureties, ....... 903

Contract for supplies to be delivered from time to time,

with bond for Contractor and his sureties, . . 906
Oenernl warrant by a Board of Guardians to a Collector to

collect and levy i)oOr-rates, . . .1001

Kotice to pay poor-rate, ..... 1002

Summons for non-payment of rate, . . . 1008

Justice's order for payment of poor-rate, . . . 1004

Ju8tice*8 warrant of distress for non-payment of poor-rate, 1005
CoUector's notice to an immediate lessor rated in accordance

with 6 and 7 Vic. c. 02, requiring payment of rate, . 1006
Notice of Guardians to occupiers of tenements in respect of

which the immediate lessor is rated, . . . 1007

Appeal against rate — form of recognizance, . 1009

Oath of appeal being bondfde, .... 1010

Order on appeal in favour of appellant, . . 1010

Complaint in common form, .... 1011

Summons on a complamt in common form, . .1012

Summons to a witness, . • • • • 1013

Summary conviction, • . . • • 1014
Variations and additions to the conviction in particular cases, 1016
Summary conviction for an offence punishable by impri-
sonment, ...... 1017

Warrant of distress, ..... 1019

Warrant of arrest, and commitment for want of sufficient

distress, ...... 1020

Complaint on oath to ground a warrant to apprehend, . 1021

Warrant for arrest — commitment, . . . 1023

Warrant to apprehend, ..... 1024

Indorsements to be printed on any of the foregoing war-
rants, to be filled up if required, . . . 1025
Coroi^int against a union officer for pecolatkA, . . 1025
Summons to a union officer for pecalation, • . 1026
Conviction of union officer for pecnlation, . . 1027
Complaint for disobedience of order of Guardians, . 1029
Summons by an Inspector, .... 1030

Application for order on child to support parent, . 1031

Order on child for support of his parent, . . . 1032
Summons by an Auditor for attendance of mi accountant

as witness, ...... 1034

Complaint in writing by an Auditor against an accountant

debited by him, ..... 1034

Summons to accountant to appear on Auditor's com-
plaint, ....... 1036

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FoBMfl — continued,

Hiflcellaneoiu Forms — continued.

Order of Justices on complaint bj Auditor, • . lOST

Warrant to distrain on foregoing order, • . • 1039

Indorsement in backing warrant of distress to have it
executed in a county or place other than where it is
issued, ....... 10¥i

Constable^s return of no goods to warrant of distress so as
to procure warrant of committal, . • . 1041

Commitment in case of there being no distress under the
foregoing warrant, . . . . 1041

Board of Trade's form of indenture for apprenticesliip of
boys receiving relief, to the Merchant Sea Service, under
the Merchant Shipping Act, .... 1043

Form of memorial from a Board of Guardians to the Com-
missioners to take land under and for the purposes of
11 & 12 Vic. c. 26, 104s



GE^tRRAL Orders:

For regulating the election of Guardians, dated 2nd January,

1863, C41

For regulating the meetings and proceedings of Boards of
Guardians, and the appointment and duties of union officers,
dated 19th January, 1862, 707

Amending the general regulations so far as relates to the
appointment and continuance in office of Collectors of Poor-
rate, dated 2nd September, 1862, . . . . 73C

Relating to the relief of orphan and deserted children out of the

workhouse, dated 10th October, 1862, . . .738

Amending the General Regulations, so far as relates to the quali-
fication for the office of Medical Officer of a workhouse, dated
10th October, 1862, 741

Extending the provisions of the last-mentioned order, dated 6tli
January, 1863, ...... 744

Further amending the General Regulations, so far as relates to
the qualification of Medical Officer of a workhouse, dated 26th
November, 1864, ...... 74.J

For regulating the management of workhouses, and the duties
of wurkboube officers, dated 6th February, 1849, . . 756

For keeping and auditing union accounts, and prescribine forms
of account, dated 8th April, 1863, . . .~ .790

Prescribing the forms in which rates are to be made, dated 9th
September, 1860, 855

Pr&^3*ibing the forms and mode in which notices of the prepara-
tion and making of rates are to be published, dated 12th
January, 1853, ...... 866

Prescribing rules for the government of dispensary districts and
the performance of vaccination, dated 29th November, 1869, 875

As to charging expenses under Sanitary Act, 1866, dated 12th
October, 1866, ...... 953

Prescribing form of contract for medical and surgical sup-
plies, dated 28th February-, 1867, . . . .959



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Cjve:fKRAL Rules:

To be laid before Parliament, . • . . . 4

Disallowance or revocation of, .... 5

Definition of, . . . . . . 90,158

Not to have any force until approved by Lord Lientenant, . 158
If disallowed at any time by Lord Lieutenant in Council, to

cease to have any force, . . . . .158

To be framed by Commissioners for management of dispensary

districts, . . . . . . '. 208

G UARDIANS OF THi: PoOR :

No Guardian to have power to act in virtue of his office except
as a member, and at a meeting of the Board, .^21

No defect in the qualification of any person acting as a Guar*

dian to vitiate the proceedings of the Board, . , 21

Not to be concerned in contracts for supplies, . . (iS^ 207

Persons who have been convicted of felony, fraud, or perjurj',
or of being concerned in contract for workhouse supplies, uot
. capable of being elected or appointed, . . .120

Solicitor who is a Guardian not to act professionally for or
against the Board, ...... 230

Paid officers and persons who, having been paid officers, have
been dismissed within five years, and persons receiving any
fixed salary or emolument from the poor-rate, not capable of
serving as Guardian, . . . . .231

G VARDiAMS (Elective) :

Number and qualification of to be determined by the Commis-
sioners, . . . . . . .11

Commissioners may fix diiferent values in different electoral

divisions of same union as qualification, . • .181

Statement showing the value of the qualification fixed by the
Commissioners, ...... 703

To be elected annually, on the 25th March or within fourteen

days thereof, ...... 12

Goanlians going ont of office eligible for re-election, . . 13

The same person may be elected /or more than one electoral

division, ....... 13

If the same person elected for two or more electoral divisions, he
must choose for which he will act, and the Commissioners
are thereupon to order a further election for the other divi-
sion, ....... 230

When at the expiration of the year no nomination has been
made in any electoral division, the Guardian for such division
to remain in office for the ensuing year, . • . 232

Commissioners empowered to accept resignation of, . . 13

In case of failure to elect, or neglect or refusal to act, the Com-
missioners may order a fresh election, and if no election takes
place under such order, or the Guardian elected refises to act,
the Commissioners may appoint a Guardian, . , 17

Commissioners may inquire into the right of any person to act,
and may israe order to determine the question, . . 121

General Order for regulating the election of, . . .641



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Guardians (Ex-qfficio) :

Qtudifi cation of, . . . • . .14

To receive and carry into effect orders of the Commissioners in
the event of delay or irregularity in constituting a Board, . U

Namber of, limited to one-third of the elective Guardians (bmt
this limitation repealed — see below), . . .13

To be chosen annually, on 29th September or within (purteen

days thereof, ...... U

In case of vacancy Commissioners may appoint a day for ap-
pointment, ....... 119

Every resident qualified Justice to be an ex-officio Guardian,
unless the number exceeds the number of elective Guardians;
in which case so many of the most highly rated Justices as
shall be equal to the number of elective Guardfans to act, . 134

If number of resident Justices not equal to elective Qnardhms,
the number may be completed from non-resident Justices
having certain qualifications, .... ISl

Instructional circulars as to the annual preparation of the lists

of, . . . . . . . 748-750

Hospital Remef :

In cases of fever or other dangerous contagious disease, . 117

In cases of other poor persons requiring medical or sux^cal aid

in hospital, ....... 219

Peraons admitted for medical or surgical treatment not to be

required to be accompanied by members of thefar family, . 2V^
Poor persons of sufficient ability may be required to pay the

whole or part of the cost of maintenance, . . .319

Constables and sub-constables may be admitted to hospital far

medical or surgical treatment, .... 220

To pay the full avemf^e cost of maintenanee, estabtishnMBt

charges, and treatment, . . . . 22->

Guardians may send inmates of workhouse requiring

treatment to any hospital, and may {foy the cost of

anoe, maintenance, and treatment, ' . . . ' . 221

Justices may order removal to hospital of persons suff ering froot

contagious disease and iritfaont proper lodging, or on boacd

ships ....... 4<K>

Hospital may be provided by Sewer Authority, . . 40.>

Houses of Industry :

Vested in the Commissioners when the union shall have been

declared, . . . . . . .23

After declaration of workhouse the Commissioners may dteter-

mine provisions as to, . . . . .34

Husband :

To be liable to maintain his wife and his cliildrcn, . . 39

Cost price of relief given to the husband of a woman having

separate property, may be recovered from her as if she were

A/<£me'Soley .•••.. 40

Illboitimatb Children :

Mothers of, liable to maintain them, . ^ . .40

Boards of Guardians may recover cost of maintenance of, from

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Ilxegitimate Ghildrrn — continued.

Evidence of paternity required, . . . 236, 23G

No prooeedings to be taken if, previous to the heariag, tbe
putative father pajs the amount claimed to the Clerk of the
Union, ....... 23G

In any aubaeqnent proceedinga, such paj-ment to be deemed
concUtfflve evidonce of paternity, . . . 237

Immediate Lessor :

To be rated instead of oocnpter for tenements not exceeding £4
annual value, ..... 101,333,388

Of houses let in separate apartments or lodgings, to be rated for
the whole, ..... . . 10&

Proceedings against, for the recovery of rates, to be taken before
the Assistant Barrister for the county wherein the premises
are situate, ....... 197

May vote in Section ef Guardians on lodging statement of claim, 229
But not unless all rates made on him as immediate lessor,
more than six months, are paid, . . . 229

Income Tax Act, 16 & 17 Vic. c. 34 :

Extracts from, so far as relates to the Poor Law valuations and

duties of Poor Law officers, ..... 620

Income Tax Act, 17 Vic. c. 24 :

Extract relating to copies of rate-books, . . . 622

Indcstrial Schools Act, 31 Vic. c. 25, . • . . 621)

Justices may send a child to the workhouse for not more than

seven days, pending inquiry as to Industrial School, . 629

LfOCrLATION :

Guardians may pay costs of proceedings against persons for, . 549
Punishment for inoculating with smallpox, . . . 550

Inspectors of Nitsances :

May be appointed by Local Authority, . . . 46U

May inspect meat or other articles of food deposited for sale, and
if diseased or unfit for food, may seize and carry away the
same, to be dealt with by a Justice of the Peace, . . 46G

Inspeotobs (Poor Law) :

May be appointed by Commissioners, stJ^ect to approval of

Lord lieutenant, ...... 154

May attend Boards of Guardians and take part in the proceed-
ings, but not vote, ...... 155

May summon and examine witnesses upon oath, and require
returns, and production of documents, . . . 160

Medical, being practising physicians or surgeons, may be ap-
pointed, ....... 201

Poor Law Inspectors may act under Medical Charities Act, and
Medical Inspectors may act under Poor Law Acts, . 242

To assist in caTrying out the provisions of the Sanitary Act,
1866, .... 243,417

See also "Medical Inspectors."

Irish Church Act, 1866 (82 & 88 Vic. c. 42; t

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Joi5T Stock Compakiks :

Bfay vote by their officer, his name being registered in the books
<rf the onion, ..... . Q

JUDGMRRTS :

Of Superior Courts, for poor-rates and dril bill decrees when filed,
to take priority as charges on the lands of the person against
whom they are obtained, subject to certain exceptions, . lA

JUBIES:

Extracts from the Act to amend and consolidate the laws relat-
ing to Juries in Ireland (34 4. 35 Vic. c 71), . . lOi^'

JUSTTCKS OF THK PeACE :

May act in cases relating to rates, &c., although rated, 309, ACd

No action to be brought against, for issuing distress warrant for
rate, or for defect therein, or for the manner in which any
discretionary power has been exercised, . . . 310

Divisional Justices in Dublin Police District to have same
powers as county Justices, in cases relating to rates, . 31^

Powers under the Sanitary Acts, . . 431-433, 441, -Kkt

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Not exceeding twelve acres may be purchased to be occupied
with workhouse, ...... 2^

Incapacitated persons empowered to convey, . . .27

Provisions of Prisons Act (7 Geo. 4, c. 74), as to lodgment,
payment, and application of purchase-money, to apply to
lands taken for the purposes of the Poor Law Act, . • 28

Commissioners may sell land, purchased by or vested in them

under the Act, ...... 29

Conveyance of, may be made in form set forth, • . 117

Not exceeding three statute acres additional may be taken, as a
site for a fever ward, or a cemetery for the burial of deceased
inmates of workhouses, ..... 139

Not exceeding twenty-five statute acres, may be taken for a
school for North and South Dublin Unions, . .140

On memorial from the Guardians, Commissioners may, with the
approval of Lord Lieutenant, take additional land, not ex-
ceeding twenty-five statute acres, for instructing worichooae
children in agriculture, • • . - • . IGT)

Pn}visions of Lands Clauses Consolidation Act incorporated
with Poor Law Acts, ..... 180

Lascabs :

Repayment of relief to, • • . . .613

Loans:

May, with consent of Commissioners, be charged on the rates, 04
Public Works Loan Commissioners may, with consent of
the Treasury, make advances on the security of the
rates, .... 65,198,428,571,1074

Charge on rates, except for loan by Public Works Loan Com-
missioners, may be assigned, . . • 67, 194
For preliminary expenses before making first rate, • .97
For defraying the expenses of emigration, . . .193



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T*<> A Ns — coiUluufd.

Limltoiion of amount to be bdemwed for emigmiioa, . .195

To Sewer Authority, ... ... 423

For providing aud upholding Register Oftce, . . .512

Tto Burial Board, ..... .571,575

For works under the Sanitary Actfi, • • . . 1075

Local Government Act, 1868 (22 & 23 Vic. c. 98);

Extracts from, ...... 477



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