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Exchequer Court (Scotland) Act 1856

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16. Receipt Stamp

I, the Right Honourable A. B., Her Majesty's Advocate, on the Behalf of Her Majesty, inform the Court,—

That on or about the ____________, Day of ____________ in the Year ____________ A. [design him] did write or sign or cause to be written or signed a certain Receipt or Discharge, given for or upon the Payment of a Sum of Money amounting to Two Pounds and upwards, that is to say, £____ , liable to the Payment of Stamp Duty charged by the Act 16th & 17th Vict. Cap. 59., upon a Piece of Paper, without; the same being first stamped, or marked with the Stamp or Mark impressed upon the Paper, and without having the adhesive Stamp affixed thereto, as by Law is directed, contrary to the Statutes 35 Geo. HI. Cap. 55., and 16th & 17th Vict. Cap. 59., and other Statutes, whereby the said A. has forfeited the Sum of £10 [or £20.]

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