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Act, in the Year commencing from the Fifth of April next after the Time when such Arrear accrued, by duly apportioning the Amount of such Arrear amongst the several Perfons assessed in that Year, according to each person's Assessment, as nearly as the case will admit; and by the like Rules, Methods, and Di. rections by which the original Alsessment was made, to be raised and levied in such Manner as any Reassessment may by any Law now in Force be raised and levied : Provided always, that the Sum so to be reassessed shall not be charged on the Amount of any of the Rates, Duties, or Sums of Money granted by the said Act, passed in this present Session of Parliament, intituled, An Act for granting to His Majesty an Aid and Contribution for the Proa secution of the War.
XXII. And be it further enacted, If any Person That, from and after the said Fifth thall remove Day of April One thousand seven mits of the hundred and ninety-eight, if any without pay.
Occu. ing the Duties,
out of the Li.
ficient Goods on the Pre.
or leaving fuf- Occupier of any Dwelling-house in
that Part of Great Britain called mires, he thall England, rated or assessed to any of
the Duties by this Act granted, shall remove out of the Limits of the Collectors of the Duties assessed on such Dwelling-house, without first paying or discharging, or causing to be paid or discharged, all the Rates and Duties charged upon him or her in respect of such Dwelling-house, and which shall then be due and payable, or without leaving in or upon such Dwelling-house sufficient Goods and Chattels whereon the faid Rates and Duties in Arrear may be raised and levied, every such Person shall, for every such Offence, forfeit and pay, over and above the said Rates and Duties fo left unpaid as aforesaid, the Sum of Twenty Pounds, to be recovered as by this Act is directed.
XXIII. And be it further enactbe taken by ed, That, from and after the said
Fifth Day of April One thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight, no
No Goods to
Goods or Chattels whatever, lying Rent, or of the and being in or upon any Dwelling- the Party thall house in that part of Great Britain previoully un. called England, or any of the Of- the Arrears of fices thereunto belonging, which Deuty, nat exThall have been rated or aflefled to Year's. any of the Duties by this Act granted, shall be liable to be taken by virtue of any Execution, or other Process, Warrant, or Authority, except at the Suit of the Landlord for Rent, (other than at the Suit of the King), on any Account or Pretence whatever, unless the Party at whose Suit the said Execution or Seizure shall be sued out or made, shall, before the Sale or Removal of fuch Goods from off the Premises by virtue of such Execution or Seizure, undertake in Writing to pay to the Collector or Collectors of . the said Duties, all Arrears of the same Duties which shall be due in respect of the Premises at the Time of taking such Goods or Chattels by virtue of such Execution or Sein zure ; provided such Duties shall
not be in Arrear for more than One Year ; and in case the said Duties shall be in Arrear for more than One Year, then the said Party at whose Suit such Execution or Seiz. ure is sued out or made, paying the faid Collector or Collectors the aforesaid Duties due in respect of the Premises for One Whole Year, may proceed to execute his Judgement, or proceed in his Seizure as he might
have done before the making of this In cale of Re. Act; but in case of Refusal to pay
the said Duties, the said Collector or the Duties, the Collectors may Collectors are hereby authorized fell the Govds, and required to distrain such Goods
or Chattels, and proceed to Sale thereof, according to the Laws now in Force, in order to obtain Payment of the said Duties in Arrear for One Year; and all Remedies, Advantages, Powers, Methods, and Things, which by any Act or Acts concerning Bankrupts, or concerning the Method of recovering Rent in Arrear, are given and granted to any Creditors, Lessors, or Land
lords respectively, and all the Powers and Provisions of an Act, passed in the Twenty-seventh Year of the Reign of King George the Second, intituled, An Axt for the more easy and effectual proceeding upon Distrejfes to be made by Warrants of Justices of the Peace, and also of another Act, passed in the Thirty-thirdYear of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act to authorize Juftices of the Peace to impose Fines upon Constables, Overseers, and other Peace or Paris Officers, for Negle&t of Duty, and on Masters of Apprentices for ill Usage of such their Apprentices; and also to make Provision for the Execution of Warrants of Distress granted by Magistrates, as far as the fame relate to the Execution of Warrants of Distress granted by Justices of the Peace, shall be used and practised by the respective Commillioners for executing this Act, and by any Collector, Surveyor, or Inspector of the said Rates and Duties, acting under the Authority of C 3