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Life Annuities Act 1808

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VProviding for Proof when Certificates cannot be produced.

Provided also, and be it further enacted, That in case any Nominee (being also the Person by whom or on whose Behalf an Annuity shall be purchased) shall not be a Native of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, or in case the Birth or Baptism of any Nominee being a Native of the United Kingdom) shall not appear in the Register of the Parish where Arch Nominee shall have been born or baptised, then and in every such Case there shall be produced to the said Officer (in" lieu of such Certificates and Affidavits as aforesaid) an Affidavit or solemn Affirmation in Writing of the Age of such Nominee, together with his or her Name, "Surname, Addition, and Employment, or Occupation (if any) and Place of Abode ; and also the Place of his or her Birth, and the Names of his or her Parents, or reputed Parents, and also that the Person named and described in such Affidavit is the same Person who is appointed to be such Nominee, which Affidavit or solemn Affirmation shall be made by such Nominee, or by the Person or by one of the Persons by whom or on whose Behalf such Annuity shall be purchased, or by some other Person having Knowledge of the several Circumstances before-mentioned, in which latter case the laid Affidavit shall also be accompanied by an Affidavit, to be made by the Person or one of the Persons by whom or on whose Behalf such Annuity shall be purchased, that the Contents of such last-mentioned Affidavit are, to the best of his or her Knowledge and Belief true ; which' said Affidavits reflectively shall be taken before One or more of the Judges of any of His Majesty's Courts of Record at Westminster, if in England; or if in Scotland or Ireland, then before One or more of the Barons of the Exchequer in Scotland or Ireland respectively ; and, if such Nominee shall be a Native of Great Britain or Ireland, then in such Affidavit shall also be stated the Cause why a Certificate of the Copy of the Register of his or her Birth or Baptism cannot be produced.

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