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Public Offices Fees Act 1879

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7 Application of Act.U.K.

This Act shall apply to all fees, per-centages, and other sums payable in or to any officer of any public office or department the expenses of which are paid wholly or partly out of the Consolidated Fund or moneys provided by Parliament, including the offices connected with the [F1Senior Courts, the Court of Judicature, ], courts of bankruptcy, county courts, and other courts of law in the United Kingdom, or payable to any officer who is paid wholly or partly out of the Consolidated Fund or moneys provided by Parliament; and the expression “fee” shall include all such per-centages and sums.

Provided that nothing in this Act shall apply—

(1)to duties granted to Her Majesty and under the control of the [F2Commissioners of Customs and Excise] or the Commissioners of Inland Revenue; or

(2)to any fees payable in either House of Parliament; or

(3)to any fees payable in, or to any officer of, any office of Her Majesty’s Duchy or County Palatine of Lancaster, unless the Chancellor of the said Duchy or County Palatine of Lancaster consents to the Act applying to such last-mentioned fees.

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F2Words substituted by virtue of S.R. & O. 1909/197 (Rev. V, p. 465; 1909, p. 197), art. 10

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