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Stamp Act 1815

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LIIIPenalty for Perjury.

And be it further enacted, That all and every Person and Persons before whom any Affidavit or solemn Affirmation is or shall be required or directed to be made by this or any former or future Act of Parliament relating to any Stamp Duties shall be and they are hereby authorized to take the same, and administer the proper Oath or Affirmation for that Purpose; and if any Person making any such Affidavit or Affirmation shall knowingly and wilfully make a false Oath or Affirmation of or concerning any of the Matters to be therein specified and set forth, every Person so offending and being thereof lawfully convicted shall be subject and liable to such Pains and Penalties as by any Law now in force Persons convicted of wilful and corrupt Perjury are subject and liable to.

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