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Probate and Legacy Duties Act 1808

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XXIVWhere the Consideration shall not be truly set forth, the Purchaser may recover back so much of the Consideration Money as shall not be stated.

And be it further enacted, That where the full Purchase or Consideration Money shall not be truly expressed and set forth in the Manner hereby directed, it shall be lawful for the Purchaser or Purchasers, or any of them, or his, her, or their Executors or Administrators, to recover back from the Seller or Sellers, or his, her, or their Executors or Administrators, so much and such Part of the Purchase or Consideration Money as shall not be expressed and set forth as aforesaid, or the Whole thereof if no Part of the same shall be so expressed and set forth, either in an Action for Money had and received for the Use of the Party or Parties suing for the same, or by Action of Debt, Bill, Plaint, or Information, in any of His Majesty's Courts of Record at Westminster, wherein no Essoign, Protection, Wager of Law, or more than One Imparlance shall be allowed, or by ordinary Action or summary Complaint in the Court of Session, or in the Sheriff or Stewart Court of the Shire or Stewartry, where the Person or Persons sued or complained of shall reside in Scotland, as the Case may require, together with double Costs of Suit.

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