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Stamp Act 1815

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XXXIIThe Duty on Fire Insurances to be collected by the Companies undertaking same.

And be it further enacted, That the Percentage Duty on Insurances against Loss by Fire granted by this Act shall be collected and received of and from the Persons whose Property shall be insured, for the Use of His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, by the public Companies or other Person or Persons licensed or who ought to be licensed by the said Commissioners of Stamps, pursuant to the Act of the Twenty-second Year of His Majesty's Reign, intituled An Act for charging a Duty on Persons whose Property shall be insured against Loss by Fire, and by the Royal Exchange and London Assurance Corporations respectively, at the Time of their making, renewing, or continuing of, or receiving the Premium for the Insurances in respect of which the Duty shall be payable, and for the whole Term or Period for which the Insurances shall be made, renewed, or continued; and such Duty shall be accounted for and paid over in the Manner directed by this and the said last-mentioned Act; and the Royal Exchange and London Assurance Corporations shall be subject to all the Provisions and Regulations of this and the said last-mentioned Act in the same Manner as any other public Companies, except only as to the taking out of a Licence from the said Commissioners of Stamps.

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