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Exchequer Court (Scotland) Act 1856

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13. Succession Duty.—(Personal Property.)

I, the Right Honourable A. B., Her Majesty's Advocate, on the Behalf of Her Majesty, inform the Court, That A. [design him] became beneficially entitled, upon the Death of B., on the _________ Day of ___________ Eighteen hundred and _______, to a certain Sum of Money, amounting to £________ : That the said B. obliged himself, by the antenuptial Marriage Contract entered into between him and his Wife, to pay, Six Months after his Death, to the Child or Children of the said Marriage, the said Sum; and the said A. is the only Child of the said Marriage : That the said A. became entitled in Possession to the said Succession, or to the Receipt of the Income thereof, upon the _________ Day of ________________ Eighteen hundred and_______, and the Succession Duty thereon was then payable: That the said Duty amounts to the Sum of £ ___________, and has not been paid to Her Majesty: That the said Duty was finally ascertained on the ____________Day of ____________ Eighteen hundred and ____________, and the said A. has wilfully neglected to pay the same within Twenty-one Days from the said Date when such Duty was so ascertained. Contrary to the Statute 16 & 17 Vict. Cap. 51. Whereby the said A. became indebted to Her Majesty in the said Sum of £____, being the Amount of the said Succession Duty; and liable to pay to Her Majesty the Sum of £____ of Penalty for Neglect of Payment of said Duty, and a like Sum of £____ of Penalty for every Month after the First Month during which such Neglect has continued and shall continue.

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