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Stamp Act 1815

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VPaper, &c. stamped with former Duties may be used for Instruments charged with new Duties of same Amount.

And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the said Commissioners to issue, for the Supply of the Country any Vellum, Parchment, or Paper which shall have been stamped for denoting any Duties hereby repealed, to be used, for any of the Instruments hereby charged with Duties of the same Amount, and also, if deemed expedient, to cause any such Vellum, Parchment,: or Paper to be stamped with any additional Stamp or Stamps, in order to make up the Amount of the, increased Duty hereby charged on any of the Instruments for which such Vellum, Parchment, or Paper shall have been originally intended, and thereupon to issue the same to be used for such Instruments, or for any other Instruments Charged with the, same Amount of Duty; and it shall also be lawful for any Persons having in their Possession any Vellum, Parchment or Paper stamped with any of the Duties repealed by this Act, or by the aforesaid Act of the Forty-fourth or, Forty-eighth Year of His Majesty's Reign, and not; already made use of, to use the same, for any of the Instruments hereby charged with Duties of the same Amount: Provided always, that no Vellum, Parchment, or Paper bearing a Stamp appropriated by Name to any particular Instrument shall be used for any other Purpose, or if so used the same shall be of no Avail.

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