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Know all men that I, A. B. [householder], of ______________ in the county of ______________ , in the United Kingdom, at the request of CD., there being no notary public available, did on the ______________ day of ______________ 188____ at ______________ demand payment [or acceptance] of the bill of exchange hereunder written, from E.F., to which demand he made answer [state answer, if any] wherefore I now, in the presence of G.H. and J.K. do protest the said bill of exchange. ____________________________ (Signed) A.B. ___________________________ G.H. ____________________________ J.K. Witnesses N.B.—The bill itself should be annexed, or a copy of the bill and all that is written thereon should be underwritten.
|Session and Chapter||Title of Act and extent of Repeal.|
|9 Will 3.c. 17.||An Act for the better payment of Inland Bills of Exchange|
|3 & 4 Anne, c.8.||An Act for giving like remedy upon Promissory Notes as is now used upon Bills of Exchange, and for the better payment of Inland Bills of Exchange.|
|17 Geo. 8. c. 80.||An Act for further restraining the negotiation of promissory notes and inland bills of exchange under a limited sum within that part of Great Britain called England.|
|39 & 40 Geo. 8. c 42.||An Act for the better observance of Good Friday in certain cases therein mentioned.|
|48 Geo. 3. c. 88.||An Act to restrain the Negotiation of Promissory Notes and Inland Bilk of Exchange under a Limited sum in England.|
|1 4 2 Geo. 4. c. 78.||An Act to regulate Acceptances of Bills of Exchange.|
|7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 15.||An Act for declaring the law in relation to Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes becoming payable on Good Friday or Christmas Day.|
|9 Geo. 4. c. 24.|
An Act to repeal certain Acts, and to consolidate and amend the laws relating to bills of exchange and promissory notes in Ireland, in part; that is to say,
Section two, four, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven.
|2 & 3 Will. 4. c. 98.||An Act for regulating the protesting for nonpayment of Bills of Exchange drawn payable at a place not being the place of the residence of the drawee or drawees of the same.|
|6 & 7 Will. 4. c. 58.||An Act for declaring the law as to the day on which it is requisite to present for payment to Acceptor, or Acceptors supra protest for honour, or to the Referee or Referees, in case of need, Bills of Exchange which have been dishonoured.|
8 & 9 Vict. c 37.
|An Act to regulate the issue of bank notes in Ireland, and to regulate the repayment of certain sums advanced by the Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland for the public service, in part; that is to say, Section twenty-four.|
19 & 20 Vict. c 97.
|The Mercantile Law Amendment Act, 1856, in part ; that is to say, Sections six and seven.|
|23 & 24 Vict. c 111. in part.|
An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain duties of stamps, and to amend the laws relating to the stamp duties,
in part; that is to say, . Section nineteen.
|84 & 35 Vict. c. 74.||An Act to abolish days of grace in the case of bills of exchange and promissory notes payable at sight or on presentation.|
|39 & 40 Vict. c 81.||The Crossed Cheques Act, 1876.|
|41 & 42 Vict. c 13.||The Bills of Exchange Act, 1878.|
|Enactment repealed as to Scotland.|
19 & 20 Vict. c. 60.
The Mercantile Law (Scotland) Amendment Act, 1856, in part; that is to say,
Sections ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, and sixteen.
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