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Regimental Accounts Act 1808

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IIHis Majesty may make Regulations for the speedy Settlement of Regimental Expenditures

And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for His Majesty, by any Warrant or Warrants under His Royal Sign Manual, to make and issue such Orders, and declare and establish such Rules and Regulations for the more speedy and effectual Examination and Settlement of the Accounts of Regimental Expenditures, or of such other Expenditures for Army Services, as usually have been or shall be hereafter examined in the Office of the Secretary at War, as shall appear to be most expedient, and to facilitate the final Examination and Settlement of such Accounts.

IIIBalances due from Agents, &c. not paid within a Month after Demand, to be deemed a Debt to His Majesty upon Record.

Provided always, and be it further enacted, That nothing herein contained shall extend or be construed to extend, to exonerate any Agent or other Public Accountant from the Payment of any Balance that may be declared to be due from him, upon the Examination and Settlement of his Accounts, under any Orders or Rules and Regulations which may be made, issued, declared, and established by His Majesty as aforesaid ; but that the Balance so declared and not paid within One Month after the same shall have been demanded, shall be deemed and considered to be a Debt to His Majesty upon Record, and be recoverable as such by His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, with full Cofts of Suit, and other Charges attending the same by the like Process, as by the Laws of that Part of the United Kingdom wherein such Agent or Accountant shall reside, any Debt to His Majesty arising within the same may be recovered.

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