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Public Records (Scotland) Act 1809

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XIIIWrits under the Great Seal, how to he expede.

And, for remedying the Inconveniencies that have, arisen or may arise from the unnecessary Multiplicity of Writings and Records now in Use, as the successive Warrants of Charters and Grants of Lands and other heritable Property, which pass under the Seal appointed by the Treaty of Union to be kept and used in Scotland in Place of the Great Seal thereof formerly used there; be it enacted, That from and after the Expiration of Six Months after the palling of this Act, in expeding such Charters and Grants under the aforesaid Seal, the Latin Precept under the Signet shall be so framed as to be carried directly to Chancery without its containing any Order (hat a Precept under the Privy Seal shall be directed thereupon, and without such Precept under the Privy Seal being made out or recorded, and such Latin Precept under the Signet shall from thenceforth be received by the Director of His Majesty's Chancery in Scotland, and by the Keeper of the Great Seal, as the only legal and sufficient Warrants to them respectively for framing Grants in Terms of the same, and for appending thereto the Seal appointed by the Treaty of Union to be kept and used in Scotland in place of the Great Seal thereof formerly used there.

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