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Exchequer Court (Scotland) Act 1856

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Exchequer Court (Scotland) Act 1856

1856 CHAPTER 56

An Act to constitute the Court of Session the Court of Exchequer in Scotland, and to regulate Procedure in Matters connected with the Exchequer.

[21st July 1856]

WHEREAS the Practice and Procedure in the Court of Exchequer in Scotland have been found inconvenient and troublesome, and it is expedient that the whole Power, Authority, and Jurisdiction at present belonging to the Court of Exchequer should be transferred to and vested in the Court of Session in Scotland, and that Provision should be made for the due Administration of Justice by the Court of Session in Exchequer Cases, and for all relative and necessary Proceedings in such Cases : Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and, by the Authority of the same, as follows:

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