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Stamp Act 1815

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XXXIIIQuarterly Accounts to be rendered by Insurance Companies, containing certain Particulars.

And be it further enacted, That every Quarterly Account to be delivered to the said Commissioners of Stamps, or their Officers, by the Corporations or Companies or others insuring against Fire, pursuant to the Directions of the said Act of the Twenty-second Year of His Majesty's Reign, shall contain a true and faithful Account of all the Policies and Insurances which shall have been issued and made or renewed or continued by them, whether for a Year or for more Years than one, or for any Period exceeding or falling short of a Year, from the first to the last Day of the Quarter (both inclusive) for which such Account shall be rendered, together with the Numbers and Dates of the Policies, the Names and Places of Abode of the Persons whose Property shall be insured, the Sum or Amount of the Sums insured by each Policy, the Time for which each Insurance shall be made or renewed or continued, and the Duty which shall have been received for the same ; and there shall be annexed to and delivered with every such Quarterly Account an Affidavit, or solemn Affirmation in the Case of Quakers, made by the Secretary, or if no Secretary by the Chief Clerk of the Corporation or Company by whom it shall be delivered, stating that he has examined and checked the same with the Books of such Corporation or Company, and that to the best of his Knowledge, Information, and Belief it does contain a true and faithful Account of the several Matters and Things required by this Act, and also of any Allowances or Returns of Duty in respect of Time unexpired on Policies surrendered, which may be therein stated to have been made pursuant to the said Act of the Twenty-second Year of His Majesty's Reign; and for any Default in the Delivery of such Account, with such Affidavit or Affirmation thereto annexed as aforesaid, the Corporation or Company or Person or Persons making such Default shall forfeit the Sum of Five hundred Pounds.

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