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Public Records (Scotland) Act 1809

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XVIICompensation to Keepers of Records affected by the Operation of this Act.

And, in order that permanent Compensation may be made to the Clerks of Royal Burghs and their Successors in Office, and that Compensation during their respective Lives or Continuance in Office, may be made to the Clerks of Burghs of Regality and of Barony, and to the Commissaries and Clerks of Commissary Courts and other Keepers of Publick Records, for and in respect of the Profits arid Emoluments of which they will be deprived by the Operation of this Act; be it enacted, That the laid several Persons having such Claims, and meaning to infill therein, shall, within Twelve Months after the palling of this Act, present the same to the Court of Exchequer in Scotland, together with the Vouchers and Evidence by which the same are meant to be supported ; and the said Claims, with the Vouchers thereof, shall be given out to His Majesty's Advocate, in order that he may appear and object to the same if necessary ; and the Barons of the Exchequer, after due Enquiry made by them into the Circumstances of each Cafe, are hereby authorized and required to determine and ascertain the Amount of the Fees and Emoluments of which the aforesaid Claimants shall have been or may be deprived by the Operation of this Act, and what Sums will form a just and reasonable Compensation to such Claimants respectively, either by annual Payments to the aforesaid Clerks of Royal Burghs and their Successors in Office, or by Payments in the Gross, or in Annuities, during their respective Lives or Continuance in Office, and no longer, to the several other aforesaid Claimants, and shall cause such Determination to be entered in a Roll or Book to be kept for that Purpose ; and shall report the same under their Hands to His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, and to both Houses of Parliament.

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