Sentence Examples

  • Under that act a vestry elected by the ratepayers of the parish was established for each parish in the metropolis outside the City.
  • The election of common councilmen, whose institution dates from the reign of Edward I., takes place annually, the electors being the ratepayers, divided among the twenty-five wards of the City.
  • They are revised by statutory assessment committees, who hear any objections by ratepayers against their valuation.
  • The commissioners of supply, certain elected trustees representing ratepayers in parishes and others.
  • The harbour and docks of Belfast are managed by a board of harbour commissioners, elected by the ratepayers and the shipowners.