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Probate and Legacy Duties Act 1808

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IIIThe new Duties to be under the Management of the Commissioners of Stamps, who are to provide proper Stamps, &c.

And be it further enacted, That the Duties hereby granted shall be under the Care and Management of the Commissioners for the Time being appointed and authorized by His Majesty, His Heirs or Successors, to manage the Duties on stamped Vellum, Parchment, and Paper; which said Commissioners, and the major Part of them, are hereby empowered and required to provide proper and sufficient Stamps or Dies for expressing and denoting the several Duties hereby granted upon the Vellum, Parchment, or Paper chargeable therewith, and to alter and renew the same from Time to Time as Occasion shall require, and also to employ such Officers and Persons under them, and to do all such other Acts and Things, as shall be thought necessary or expedient for effectually raising and collecting the Duties hereby granted, and for putting this Act into execution, in the like and in as full and ample Manner as they or any former Commissioners are or have been authorized to do for the raising and collecting of any former Stamp Duties, or for putting into execution any Act or Acts of Parliament relating thereto.

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