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Merchant Shipping (Mercantile Marine Fund) Act 1898

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FIRST SCHEDULETable of Maximum Fees to be paid on the Registration, Transfer, and Mortgage of Ships

1On Initial Registry.

£s.d.
Vessels under 50 tons gross100
Vessels 50 to 100 tons gross1100
Vessels 50 to 100 tons gross200

with 10s. for every additional 100 tons, or fraction of a 100.

2On Transfer, Transmission, Registry Anew, Transfer of Registry, Mortgage, and Transfer of Mortgage. According to the gross tonnage represented by the ships or shares of ships transferred, &c. (e.g., the transfer of a 1/64 share in a ship of 6,400 tons to be reckoned as the transfer of 100 tons).

£s.d.
Under 10 tons026
10 tons and under 20 tons050
20 tons and under 30 tons076
30 tons and under 40 tons0100
40 tons and under 50 tons0126
50 tons and under 75 tons0150
75 tons and under 100 tons0176
100 tons and under 25 tons100

and a further fee of 2s. 6d. for every additional 50 tons, or part of 50 tons, up to 500 tons, after which 2s. 6d. for every 100 tons, or part of 100 tons.

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