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Probate and Legacy Duties Act 1808

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XLVThe Duties on Admissions of certain Persons to act as Solicitors, &c. in Scotland, to take place from the passing of this Act.

And be it further enacted, That, notwithstanding any thing hereinbefore contained, the Duties hereby charged on the Admissions of Persons to act as Solicitors, Agents, or Procurators, in any Court in Scotland, shall take place from and immediately after the passing of this Act, with respect to the Admissions of First Clerks of Advocates, and of any other Persons, to act as Solicitors, Agents, or Procurators, who shall not have served an Apprenticeship for Five Years to a Writer to the Signet, or to a Solicitor, Agent, or Procurator, under regular Articles or Indentures of Apprenticeship which shall have paid the Stamp Duty payable by Law for the same at the Date thereof; and the Duties charged on such Admissions by the said Act of the Forty-fourth Year of His Majesty's Reign shall cease and determine at the same Time.

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