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Dean Forest Act 1861

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22All Instruments already made or hereafter to be made by or on behalf of Her Majesty in relation to the Forest or Hundred to be exempt from Stamp Duty.

Whereas by the Seventy-seventh Section of the Act of the Tenth Year of King George the Fourth, Chapter Fifty, it is provided that no Memorandum, Contract, or Agreement to be made or entered into by or with the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues for the Time being, under the Powers and Provisions of that Act, for the Sale, Purchase, or Exchange of any Hereditaments by the said Commissioners, nor any Deed, Receipt, or other Instrument which shall be given, granted, entered into, executed, or made for the Purpose of carrying into effect any Sale, Purchase, or Exchange to be made by the said Commissioners under the Powers and Authorities of the said Act, or which shall be incidental to or connected with any such Purchase, Sale, or Exchange, nor any Grant by the said Commissioners under the Authority of the said Act, nor any Lease, or Contract or Agreement for any Lease, nor any Counterpart of any Lease to be entered into, made, executed, or granted under the Powers and Authorities of the said Act, nor any Appointment of Officers to be made by the said Commissioners under the Authority of the said Act, nor any Certificate for any Gamekeeper appointed or to be appointed under the Authority of the said Act, nor any Bond to be given by or for any Receiver or other Officer or Agent, from whom any Security may be required by the said Commissioners, shall be subject to any ad valorem or other Stamp Duty whatsoever imposed by any Act or Acts then in force, nor to any ad valorem or other Stamp Duty to be imposed by any future Act or Acts, unless the same shall be specially subjected thereto in and by such future Act or Acts: Now be it enacted and declared, That all and singular the Exemptions from Stamp Duty conferred by the- said Act as aforesaid, did and shall extend to all Grants of Gales and other Grants, Leases, Licences, Surrenders, Contracts, Agreements, Appointments, Certificates, Awards, and Bonds already made, granted, accepted, or entered into, or hereafter to be made; granted, accepted, or entered into, by, with, or to Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, or the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues for the Time being, or the Gaveller or Deputy Gaveller for the Time being, on behalf of Her Majesty, in relation to the Hereditary Possessions and Land Revenues of Her Majesty within the said Forest of Dean or Hundred of Saint Briavels.

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