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Stamp Act 1815

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IV.-PROCEEDINGS IN THE COURTS IN SCOTLAND.

Upon which the relative Duties are to be charged only on the first Skin, Sheet, or Piece of Vellum, Parchment, or Paper whereon the several Instruments, Matters, and Things specified shall be written or printed, except where progressive Duties are expressly mentioned. For the Proceedings in the Court of Session, including the Bill Chamber, the Commission of Teinds, the Court of Exchequer, and the High Court of Admiralty, the several Duties specified in the First Column. And for the Proceedings in the Commissary Court of Edinburgh, and all the Courts in Scotland (other than those above mentioned, and the Court of Justiciary), the several Duties specified in the Second Column.

Duty.Duty.
ADVOCATION, Letters of -050
AFFIDAVIT to be filed, read, or used in the Court of Exchequer -026
And for every Sheet or Piece of Paper on which the same shall be written, after the first a further progressive Duty of -026
AMENDMENT of Libel,-See Summons.
ANSWER to a Petition and Complaint, or to any original Petition or Application in any Process or Suit, other than a Bill of Advocation or Suspension050026
ANSWER to any such Bill, or to a Reclaiming or Incidental Petition, or to a Representation, Condescendence, or any other Paper not being an original Application -026013
APPEAL.-See Bill of Advocation.
APPLICATION, original, under whatever Title050026
BILL OF ADVOCATION, Bill of Suspension Appeal050026
BOND OF CAUTION or Surety in the Bill Chamber, or for Appearance, or in a Law Burrows, or incidental to any Process or Suit, or for Payment in Terms of the Decree to follow upon any Process or Suit -026026
BOND on a Confirmation of Testament and Bond judicial of any other Description,-See Bond in the First Part of this Schedule.
CASE026013
CLAIM, being the first Paper in a Process or Suit in behalf of the Party for whom it is offered050026
CLAIM of any other Description -026013
Except any Claim in any Process of Multiple poinding or Ranking of any Principal Sum under 12l. in the Superior, or 6l in the Inferior Courts.
COMPLAINT, or Petition and Complaint050026
CONDESCENDENCE, of whatever Description026013
DECLARATION, judicial026013
And for every. Sheet or Piece of Paper on which the same shall be written, after the first a further progressive Duty of026013
DEFENCE, of whatever Description050026
DEPOSITION or DEPOSITIONS, whether in Presence of the Court or taken by Commission or otherwise026013
And for every Sheet or Piece of Paper on which the same shall be written, after the first a further progressive Duty of026013
DILIGENCE, or Incidental Diligence, Letters of010026
DUPLY050026
EDICT.-See Summons.
ESTIMATE.-See Report.
EXTRACT of any Decree (not being a mere Decree of Registration pro forma), or of any Abbreviate Act, Commission, Warrant, or Protestation0100050
INFORMATION026013
INTERROGATORIES exhibited in behalf of any Party to a Process or Suit026013
INVENTORY of any Interest in a Multiplepoinding or other Process or Suit, when not preceded or immediately accompanied by a Claim or other Step of Procedure charged as an original Application for or in behalf of the Party for whom such Inventory is exhibited (other than and except any Inventory of an Interest in a Process of Multiplepoinding or Ranking, where the Principal Sum claimed shall be under 121. in the Superior, or 51. in the Inferior Courts)050026
INVENTORY of any other Description, when not immediately accompanying and referred to in a separate Paper or Step of Procedure charged in this Schedule -026013
LIBEL.-See Summons.
MANDATE.-See Warrant.
MEMORANDUM.-See Warrant.
MEMORIAL, of whatever Description026013
MINUTE, of whatever Description, which may be lodged by or in behalf of any Party to a Process or Suit026013
NOTE in any Suit or Process, except in the Bill Chamber026013
OBJECTION, being the first Paper in a Process or Suit in behalf of the Party for whom it may be offered050026
OBJECTION, of any other Description026013
PETITION, being an original Application, or the first Paper, in a Process or Suit in behalf of the Party for whom it may be offered050026
PETITION, of any other Description026013
PLEADING or STATEMENT, of whatever Description, whether written or printed, in any Suit or Process, offered in behalf of any Party, or by Order of the Court, and not otherwise charged in this Schedule£sd.
026013
PRECEPT in the Nature of a Summons,-See Summons.
PRECEPT in the Nature of a Diligence000013
PREPARED STATE026013
PROTESTATION lodged in behalf of any Party to a Process or Suit000026
QUADRUPLY050026
REPLY050026
REPORT, ESTIMATE, or SCHEME, prepared in consequence of the Appointment, Order, or Authority of a Judge026013
REPRESENTATION026013
SCHEME.-See Report.
SIGNET LETTERS, or Writs passing His Majesty's Signet, of whatever Description, not otherwise charged in this Schedule (other than and except Letters of Horning and Poinding, and Letters of Caption for Debts under 12l026
STATE of INTERESTS in any Process or Suit026013
SUMMONS of whatever Description, Libel, Amendment of Libel, Edict, Precept, of the Nature of a Summons050026
SUSPENSION, Letters of050026
TRIPLY050026
WARRANT, Mandate, or Authority given to any Solicitor, Attorney, Agent, or Procurator to commence, carry on, defend, or appear in any Action, Suit, or Procedure at the instance or in behalf of any Party or Parties not having distinct Interests, for the Memorandum or Minute thereof to be entered or filed of Record050026

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