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Probate and Legacy Duties Act 1808

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IINew Duties granted, as specified in the Schedule annexed, from 10th Oct. 1808.

And be it further enacted, That from and after the Tenth Day of October One thousand eight hundred and eight there shall be raised, levied, and paid, unto and for the Use of His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, in and throughout the whole of Great Britain, for and in respect of the several Instruments, Matters, and Things mentioned and described in the Schedule hereunto annexed (except those standing under the Head of Exemptions), or for and in respect of the Vellum, Parchment, or Paper upon which such Instruments, Matters, or Things shall be written or printed, the several Duties or Sums of Money set down in Figures against the same respectively, or otherwise specified and set forth, in the same Schedule; and that all the Provisions, Regulations, and Directions therein contained with respect to the said Duties, and the Instruments, Matters, and Things charged therewith, shall be deemed and taken to be Part of this Act, and shall be observed and enforced accordingly, and that such and the like Discounts or Allowances shall be made or allowed in respect of the Duties hereby granted as are now authorized by Law to be made or allowed in respect of the Duties hereby repealed, as far as the same shall be applicable.

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