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Life Annuities Act 1808

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XVIPreventing Frauds in the Receipt of the Annuities, by Production of Certificates of Life of Nominees.

And, for preventing Frauds in the Receipt of Life Annuities, be it further enacted, That before any Half-yearly Payment of an Annuity shall be receivable at the Bank of England as herein is directed, a Certificate shall be produced to the Officer to be appointed as aforesaid, under the Hand of the Minister, or in his Absence, then a Certificate (wherein such Absence shall be specified) under the Hands of the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Parish or Place wherein the Nominee on whose Life the Annuity shall then depend, is resident, or of any Two of them, or a Certificate under the Hand of some Justice of the Peace or Magistrate of the County, Riding, City, or Town wherein such Parish or Place shall be situate, that such Nominee was living upon a Day to be specified in such Certificate (which Day must be one of the Days on which a Half-yearly Payment of such Annuity shall have become due, or some Day subsequent thereto ): Provided always, that in case any Nominee shall at any Time after his or her Nomination become resident in Parts beyond the Seas in any of the Dominions of His Majesty, then a Certificate shall be produced to the said Officer, under the Hand of the Governor or Person acting as Governor of the Settlement where such Nominee shall be resident, that he or the was living on a Day to be specified in such Certificate (which Day must be one of the Days on which a Half-yearly Payment of such Annuity shall have become due, Or on some Day subsequent thereto ; and in case any Nominee shall after his or her Nomination become resident in any Kingdom or State in Europe, in Amity with His Majesty, then a Certificate shall in like Manner be produced under the Hand of the British Minister or Consul resident in the Kingdom or State where such Nominee shall be living; and in case any Nominee shall so become resident at any other Place beyond the Seas, or in case no British Governor or Person acting as such, or Minister or Consul reflectively shall be resident at the Settlement, or in the Kingdom or State wherein any such Nominee shall be living, then a Certificate shall in like Manner be produced of his or her Life under the Hand and Seal of the Chief Magistrate of any Province, City, Town, or Place where such Nominee shall be living : Provided also, that in all Cafes where an Annuity shall depend on the Lives of Two joint Nominees, who shall both be living, it shall be sufficient to produce the Certificate of the Life of either of such Nominees.

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