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Bank Charter Act 1844

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VIIBank of England exempted from Stamp Duty upon their Notes.

And be it enacted, That from and after the said Thirty-first Day of August One thousand eight hundred and forty-four the said Governor and Company of the Bank of England shall be released and discharged from the Payment of any Stamp Duty, or Composition iii respect of Stamp Duty, upon or in respect of their Promissory Notes payable to Bearer on Demand ; and all such Notes shall thenceforth be and continue free and wholly exempt from all Liability to any Stamp Duty whatsoever.

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