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XXII
STAMP DUTIES, ETC.
Exc. 50 and not exceeding £100 2 6
100 ... 150 3 9
150 ... 200 5
200 ... 250 6 3
250 ... 300 7 6
And where the same exceeds £300, for every
£100, and fractional part of £100,— 2s. 6d.
Where the deed is made as a security for the re-
payment of money to be thereafter lent, ad-
vanced, or paid, or which may become due
upon an account current, together with any
sum already advanced or due, or without, other
than any sums to be advanced for the insurance
of any property comprised in such security
against damage by fire, or for the insurance of
any life or lives, or for the renewal of any grant
or lease upon the dropping of any life or lives,
pursuant to any agreement in any deed where-
by any estate or interest held upon such life or
lives is granted, assigned, or assured, or where-
by any annuity is granted or secured for such
life or lives.
If the total amount of the money secured or to
be ultimately recoverable in limited not to ex-
ceed a given sum, — The same duty as on a
wadset for such limited sum.
And if the total amount is uncertain and without
any limit, then the same shall be available as
a security or charge for such an amount only
as the ad valorem duty denoted by the stamp
will cover.
And where the same is made as a security for
the transfer or retransfer of any share in any
of the government or parliamentary stocks or
funds, or of the Bank of England, or of Ireland,
or of the East India, or of the South Sea
Company, or of any other company or cor-
poration, in consideration of stock or money
advanced or lent at the time, or previously
due and owing, or forborne to be paid, being
payable, — The same duty as on a mortgage
for a sum equal to the value of the stock or
fund secured according to the average price at
the date of the mortgage, or on either of
the ten days preceding, or on the latest day
preceding on which there has been a known
sale.
And where the same respectively shall be made,
as a security for the payment of a sum of
money, and also for the transfer or retransfer
of a share in any of the said stocks or funds,
the said ad valorem duty shall be charged in
respect of each.
And in case the same respectively shall be made,
as a security for the payment or transfer, to
different persons, of separate and distinct sums
or shares, — The ad valorem duty shall be
charged for each separate and distinct sum or
share therein specified and secured, and not
upon the aggregate amount.
And where any such deed or instrument shall be
made respectively as a security for the pay-
ment of any annuity, or any sum by way of
repayment, or in satisfaction or discharge, or
in redemption of any sum lent, advanced, or
paid, as, or for, or in the nature of a loan in-
tended to be repaid, discharged, or redeemed,
in manner aforesaid, — The same duty as on a
mortgage or wadset for the sum of money bo
lent, advanced, or paid.
Transfer, disposition, or assignation of any wad-
set or other such security, &c. —
Where no further sum or stock shall be added to
the principal already secured, if such principal
shall not exceed in the whole £1400, — the
same duty as on a wadset, &c, for the total
amount or value of such principal.
And if such principal shall exceed in value in
the whole the sum of £1400,— £1, 15s.
And where any further sum or stock shall be
added to the principal already secured, — the
same duty as on a wadset, &c, for such further
money or stock only.
And in every other case not expressly provided
for,— £1, 15s.
Such instrument is not chargeable with further
duty (except progressive duty) by containing
any further or additional security for the pay-
ment, transfer, retransfer of such money, stock,
interest, or dividends, or any new covenant,
proviso, or other matter whatever in relation to
such money or stock, interest or dividends.
Any deed made for the further assurance only of
any property already constituted a security, by
a deed which has paid the ad valorem duty —
Also any deed made as an additional or further
security for any sum, &c, already so secured —
Where the total amount or value already secured
does not exceed £1400, — the same duty as on
a wadset for the amount.
And in any other case, — £1, 15s.
If any further sum be added to the principal,
the deed is chargeable only (exclusive of pro-
gressive duty) with the ad valorem duty on
wadsets, &c, in respect of such further sum.
Reconveyance, surrender, discharge, or renunci-
ation of any wadset, or other such security, or
of the benefit thereof, or of the money or stock
secured —
Where the total amount of the principal shall not
exceed £1400, — the same duty as on a wadset
for the amount. And in any other case, —
£1, 15s.
Newspapers. — Any newspaper printed on one
sheet not exceeding 2295 in. in superfices, —
Id.
A supplement printed on one sheet, and with
the newspaper not exceeding 2295 inches in
the whole, is free of duty.
Any other supplement not exceeding 1148 inches,
-id.
Any two supplements, each printed on one sheet,
and together not exceeding 2295 in., each, —
|d.
The superfices is one side of the paper, and
exclusive of the margin.
Notarial Act, any whatsoever, — 5s. And for

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