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Stamp Act 1815

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LDirections concerning Affidavits by Executors, &c. residing out of England relating to Trust Property.

And be it further enacted in regard; to Probate of Wills and Letters of Administration, that where any Part of the Personal Estate which the Deceased was possessed of: or entitled to shall be alleged to have been Trust .Property, if the Person or Persons who shall be required to make any Affidavit or Affirmation relating thereto, conformably to the Provisions of the said .Act of the Forty-eighth Year of His Majesty's Reign, shall reside out of England, such Affidavit or Affirmation shall and may be made before any Person duly commissioned to take Affidavits by the Court of Session or Court of Exchequer in Scotland, or before One of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace in Scotland, or before a Master in Chancery, Ordinary or Extraordinary, in Ireland, or before any Judge or Civil Magistrate of any other Country or Place where the Party or Parties shall happen to reside ; and every such Affidavit or Affirmation shall be as effectual as if the same had been made before a Master in Chancery in England, pursuant to the Directions of the said last-mentioned Act.

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