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In case it shall at any time appear that the fees by which the said fund is created produce annually a sum materially exceeding the amount required, it shall be competent to the said court to diminish the amount of or altogether to abolish any of the said fees; anything in this or any other Act to the contrary notwithstanding: Provided always, that if by any diminution or abolition the fund shall become insufficient for the legal demands upon it, the said court shall restore the said fees in whole or in part, so as to keep the fund as nearly as may be equal to the burthens thereon: Provided further, that a copy of every order or Act of sederunt to be made by the said court, diminishing the amount of the said fees or abolishing any of the same, or restoring such fees, shall be transmitted by the president of the Court of Session to his Majesty’s secretary of state for the home department, who shall cause a copy of the same to be laid before each House of Parliament at or immediately after the commencement of the then next session thereof; and upon the expiration of three calendar months after the first day of such session, but not sooner, every such fee shall become diminished, or be abolished, or be restored, in the same manner as if the same had been diminished or abolished or restored by authority of Parliament.
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