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Stamp Act 1815

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IIDuties specified in Schedule annexed to be levied.

And be it further enacted, That there shall be raised, levied, and paid unto and for the Use of His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, in and throughout the whole of Great Britain, for and in respect of the several Instruments, Matters, and Things mentioned and described in the Schedule hereunto annexed (except those standing under the Head of Exemptions), or for or in respect of the Vellum, Parchment, or Paper upon which such Instruments, Matters, and Things, or any of them, shall be Written or printed, the several Duties or Sums of Money set down in Figures against the same respectively, or otherwise specified and set forth in the same Schedule; and that the yearly Percentage Duty of Insurances from Loss by Fire therein mentioned shall commence and take place from and after the Twenty-eighth Day of September One thousand eight hundred and fifteen; and that all the other Duties therein mentioned shall commence and take place from and after the Thirty-first Day of August One thousand eight hundred and fifteen; and that the said Schedule, and all the Provisions, Regulations, and Directions therein contained with respect to the said Duties, and the Instruments, Matters, and Things charged therewith, shall be deemed and taken to be Part of this Act, and shall be read and construed as if the same had been inserted herein at this Place, and shall be applied, observed, and put in execution accordingly.

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