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Duchy of Lancaster Act 1817

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XVCertificates to be given of Contrasts, and the Purchase Monies to be paid into the Bank.

And for facilitating the Conveyance of the aforesaid Rents to the respective Purchasers thereof, be it further enacted, That whensoever the said Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues shall have contracted with any Person or Persons, Bodies Politic or Corporate, for the Sale of any Rent or Rents hereby authorized to be fold by them, the said Commissioners shall grant unto the Purchaser or Purchasers thereof a Certificate under their Hands, specifying the Rent or Rents of contracted for, the Estates from whence they issue, and the Amount of the Purchase Money to be paid for the same ; and the Cashiers of the Bank of England, or one of them, shall, upon the Production of such Certificate, accept and receive from such Purchaser or Purchasers the Purchase Monies therein specified, and at the Foot or on the Back of such Certificate acknowledge the Receipt of the said Monies, without Fee or Reward, and return the said Certificate and Receipt to the Purchaser or Purchasers ; and from and immediately after such Purchase Money shall be so paid, and such Receipt given, and thenceforth for ever, the respective Purchasers of all and every or any of such Rents, and their Heirs, Successors, or Affigns, shall by force of this Act be adjudged, deemed, and taken to be in the actual Seisin and Possession of the Rents so by them respectively Purchased, and shall hold and enjoy the same peaceably and quietly, and as fully and amply to all Intents and Purposes as the said William Henry White, his Heirs or Affigns, might or could have held or enjoyed the same if the said Extent had never been issued.

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