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Stamp Act 1815

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XLIVEcclesiastical Courts not to take Surrenders of Probates, &c. on the Ground only of wrong Duty paid thereon.

And be it further enacted, That from and after the Expiration of Three Calendar Months from the passing of this Act it shall not be lawful for any Ecclesiastical Court or Person to call in and revoke or to accept the Surrender of any Probate or Letters of Administration, on the Ground only of too high or too low a Stamp Duty having been paid thereon, as heretofore hath been practised; and if any Ecclesiastical Court or Person shall so do, the Commissioners of Stamps shall not make any Allowance whatever for the Stamp Duty on the Probate or Letters of Administration which shall be so annulled.

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