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Exchequer Court (Scotland) Act 1856

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15. Promissory Note

I, the Right Honourable A.B., Her Majesty's Advocate, on the behalf of Her Majesty, inform the Court, That on the ____________ Day of ____________ in the Year ____________ A. [design him] did make, sign, or issue a certain Promissory Note for the Payment of a Sum of Money amounting to Five Pounds, and not exceeding One hundred Pounds, in another Manner than to the Bearer on Demand, liable to the Payment of Stamp Duty charged by the Statute 17th & 18th Vict. Cap. 83., without the same being duly stamped or marked with the proper Stamp or Mark as by Law is directed, that is, a Promissory Note, bearing Date the ____________ Day of ____________ in the Year ____________, for the Payment ____________ Months after Date, to the Order of B., of the Sum of £ ____, or some other Promissory Note, liable to a Stamp Duty of ____________, without the same being duly stamped or marked with the Stamp or Mark indicating the Payment of the said Duty, contrary to the Statutes 55 Geo. III. Cap. 184., 17th & 18th Vict. Cap. 83., and other Statutes, whereby the said A. has forfeited the Sum of £50.

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