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on Judgments (hall be denoted; viz. on Cognovits by the proper Stamp; on other Judgment:, by a Stamp on a Piece of Parchment with the Title of the Cause, &c. to be A led in the respective Courtf.

Cognovits may be damped within a Month after filing. Penalty on Officer for Neglect 101.

In Seven Days after marking a Judgment, Memorandum thereof shall be entered by the proper Officer, Stc. Penalty for Neglect »ol.

All Judgments

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XVII. And be it further enacted, That from and after the Expiration of One Calendar Month after the passing of this Act, the Payment of the Stamp Duty on all Judgments (hall be denoted in Manner following respectively, that is to fay; the Payment of the Duty which (hall from Time to Time be payable on Judgments, upon Cognovit AH'ionem, (hall be denoted by the proper Stamp for every such Judgment respectively, ■being stamped 011 such Cugnovit, and the Payment of the Duty which (hall from Time to Time be payable on all other Judgments whatsoever in Ireland, shall be denoted in Manner following; that is to fay, a small Piece or Bit of Parchment whereon shall be written the Title of the Cause, and the Day of marking Judgment therein, stall be stamped with the proper Stamp for every Judgment respectively, and Inch Piece of Parchment so stamped, shall be filed in the proper Court, on the File of the Pleadings thereof; aud thereupon every such Judgment shall be deemed and taken to be duly stamped to all Intents and Purposes whatsoever; and any Officer or Officers who shall neglect or omit to obtain such Piece of Parchment properly stamped for any such Judgment, and to tile the same as aforesaid, shall for every such Neglect or Omission forfeit and pay the Sum of Ten Pounds.

XVIII. Provided also, and be it enacted, That all and every such Cognovit shall and may be stamped with the proper Stamp, within One Calendar Month next after the same shall have been filed, without Payment of any Penalty or other Sum, save only the Duty payable thereon, but no Discount sh.'.ll be allowed thereon; and every Person concerned in the engrossing, signing, or filing the same, shall be exempt from all Penalties on Account thereof: Provided nevertheless, that any Officer or Officers who shall neglect or omit to bring or send such Cognovit to the HeadOffice in Dublin to be stamped, within One Calendar Month alter the fame shall have been so filed, shall foreverysuch Neglect or Omission forfeit and pay the Sum of Ten Pounds.

XIX. And be it further enacted, That after the Expiration of One Month from the passing of this Act, a Book (hall be kept in every Court in Irel/md, by the proper Officers, for marking Judgments, therein, in which Book (hall be entered within Seven Days next after the marking of any Judgment which stiall be marked in such Court after that Time, a Minute or Memorandum of the Entry of such Judgment, stating the Names of the Parties in the Cause, and the Day of the marking of such Judgment, and also the Day of making such Entry, and whether the lame w;:s duly stamped as aforesaid or not; and such Entry (hall afterwards be taken as Evidence that such Judgment was duly stamped, or the contrary, at the Time of making such Entry; and if any such Officer shall omit to keep such Book, or to make such Entry therein relative to any such Judgment within the said Period of Seven Days after marking the fame respectively, or shall make any such F.ntry falsely, every such Officer shall for every such Offence forfeit the Sum of Twenty Pounds.

XX. * And whereas it has heretofore been enacted, that all Judg

* ments should within One Calendar Month after tlie signing thereof 'respectively, be carried to the Head Office in Dublin to be stamped, 'and the same hath not been carried into Execution, but it has been

• usual to stamp the same 39 aibiesaicj respectively;' be it therefow;

enacted, racted, That every- Judgment signed before the passing of this Act, and which hath been so stamped respectively, shall be deemed and taken to have been duly stamped, and all Persons concerned in signing or making up the fame shall be and they are respectively hereby indemnified from all Pains and Penalties for not causing the fame to be stamped.

XXI. And be it further enacted, That no attested Copy of any final Judgment, which after One Calendar Month from the passing of this Acl, (hall be entered in Ireland, (hall be given or received in Evidence, unless the Officer attesting the fame (hall certify not only that the (ame is a true Copy of such Judgment, but that such Judgment has'

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stamped as aforesaid respectively; and is any Officer shall certify the same falsely he (hall for every such Offence forfeit the Sum of Twenty Pounds.

XXII. And be it further enacted, That if any Hatter or other Perion licenced to fell Hats, shall reside to permit and, suffer any Perion dulv authorized and empowered, under the Provisions of the said last recited Act, to enter into the Houie, Shop, Workhouse, or Warehouse of any such Hatter or Peison licenced to sell Hats, and to learch for, view, inspect, aud examine all and every Hat and Hats which (hall be in Inch House, Shop, Workhouse, or Warehouse, or ft ill molest, obstruct, or hinder any Person so authorized in the Execution of his Duty under the said recited Act, every such Hatter or Person licenced' to sell Hats, (hall for every such Offence forfeit the Sum of Twenty Pounds.

XXIII. And be it further enacted, That the several Duties hereby granted, (hill be paid and payable according to the Amount thereof in Britijh Currency, and lhall be carried to the Consolidated Fund of Ireland, and shall be under the Management, Government, and Care of the Commissioners for the Time being appointed to manage the Duties charged upon stamped Vellum, Parchment, and Paper in Ireland, and the said Commissioners are hereby empowered a~d required to use such Stamps, in order to denote the Duties payable by this Act, as have bee;i heretofore provided to denote former Duties of the like Nature, or lo cause new Stamps to be provided for that Purpose, and to alter the same or any of them "from Time to Time; and to do all other Things necessary to be done for putting this Ac; into Execution with relation to the several Duties herebv granted, in the like and as full and ample a Manner as they are authorized to put in Execution any former Law concerning any Duties under their Management.

XXIV. And be it further enacted, That all and every Officer and Officers who (hall be concerned in levying, collecting, and receiving any Stamp Duty or Duties payable in Ireland, (hall keep separate and distinct Accounts thereof; and that the several Distributors of Stamps in the County of Dublin, or County of the City of Dublin, (hall pay all Monies received by them, or any Deputy or other Person employed by them, for or by reason or 011 account of fy of such Stamp Duty or Duties, or of any Penalties imposed by ibn Act, or by any other Act in anywise relating to the Payment or Regulation of any Stamp Duty or Duties, and then in the Hands of such Distributors respectively, to the Receiver General of Stamp Duties on every Day in each Week except Sundays: and the; pistnbutors of Stamps employed in other Parts of Ireland (hall on

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every Wednesday in every Week, unless the fame (hall be an Holiday, and then on tha next ensuing Day which (hall not be an Holiday, or as speedily after such Wednesday or other Day as the Distance of such Distributors respectively (hall permit, and as much oftener as the said Distributors (hall be required by the said Commissioners, or any of them, pay or cause to be paid all Sums received by them in like Manner, and then in their Hands respectively, to the Receiver General of Stamp Duties, and the said Receiver General shall, on each and every Day, or on such Day or Days in every Week as (hall be directed for the Purpose by the said Commissioners, or any Three of them, pay all Monies so received by him, and then in his Hands, into the Receipt of His Majesty's Exchequer of Ireland; and the said Receiver General fliall on each Day after his making any such Payment into His Majesty's Exchequer, and every Distributor of Stamps each Day after his or her making any such Payment to the said Receiver General, or on the First Opportunity aster the said Times respectively, give Notice of such Payment and of the Amount thereof to the said Commissioners of Stamp Duties; and if such Receiver General shall at any Time neglect or omit to pay into the Receipt os His Majesty's Exchequer the Sums, so by him payable a* aforesaid, at the Time and in Manner aforesaid, or (hall detain any Part of the Monies so by him payable, without sufficient Reason to be approved of by the said Commissioners of Stamp Duties, or any Three of them, then and for inch Offence he (hall be dismissed from his said Employment, and shall be incapable to serve His Majesty, His Heirs or Successors, in any Civil Capacity whatsoever, aud (hall be charged with Interest for the Monies so detained in his Hands, after the Rate of Twelve Pounds by the Hundred by the Year, the fame to be recovered, with Costs of Suit, by Action, Suit, or Information, or by any other of the Means whereby Debts may be recovered by His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, from Publick Accountants or Debtors; and if any such Distributor or Distributors shall neglect or omit to pay or cause to be paid to such Receiver General as aforesaid, the Sums so by him, her, or them payable as aforesaid, or (hall detain the Monies by him, her, or them so payable as aforesaid, or any Part thereof, without sufficient Reason to be approved of by the said Commissioners of Stamp Duties, or any Three of them, then and for such Offence every such Distributor shall be dismissed from his said Employment, "and ihall from thenceforth be incapable of serving His Majesty, His Heirs or Successors, in any Civil Capacity whatsoever, and shall be charged with Interest for the Monies so detained in his Hands, after the Pvate of Twelve Pounds by the Year for each One hundred Pounds, to be recovered with Costs of Suit, by Action, Suit, or Information, or by any other of the Ways or Means whereby Debts may be recovered by His Majesty, His Heirs or Successors, from Publick Accountants.

XXV. And be it further enacted, That on any Trial or other Procee ling for Recovery of any Duty or Penalty under this Act, or under any Act empowering, or in anywise relating to the Levying, Collection, or Managi ment ot any Stamp Duty or Duties whether in any Suit to be instituted in any of the Superior Courts in Ireland, or by Civil Bill, or before a Justice or Justices, or-at Sessions, any Informer or other Person who in the Event of a Conviction would be entitled to, the Penalty to be recovered thereon, or to any Part, Share,

or w Proportion thereof, or to any Fee, Profit, Reward, or Emolument

whatsoever, shall be received and admitted as a competent Witness on such Trial or other Proceeding, and the Testimony of sucll Informer or other Person shall, if believed, be sufficient to all Intents and Purposes, as far as the fame Testimony could be if given by any other Person whomsoever.

XXVI. And be it further enacted, That in all Cases where any Penalty against any Act or Acts in force in Ireland, relating to the Stamp Duties shall be recovered by Action of Debt, Bill, Plaint, or Information, in any of his Majesty's Courts of Record in Dublin, or by Civil Bill, in any Part of Ireland, the Person suing for the same shall also be entitled to and shall recover his full Costs of Suit, and {hall have like Remedy for such Costs as in other Cafes where Costs are given by Law.

"Powers of 43 G.3. e. 21. & 46 G. 3. c. 64. extended to this Act, « J 27. Act maybe altered this Session.' § 28."

SCHEDULE.

For eTery Skin or Piece of Vellum or Parchment, or Sheet or Piece of Paper, on which shall be ingrossed, written, or printed any of the following Articles, or any Part thereof, the respective Duties following; Any Licence to any Person in Ireland for any of the Purposes herein-after mentioned, that is to fay;

To manufacture Tobacco in any Manner

And further, for and upon every Tobacco Table
exceeding O.ie Tabl..', which any Person manu-
facturing Tobacco shall be licenced to keep
To deal in unmanufactured Tobacco, except as a Whole-
tale Importer only ...
To fell by Retail or otherwise deal in Coffee, except
Importers thereof, or Persons licenced to fell Tea
or Groceries -
To manufacture Candles and Soap, or either of them,
for Sale, viz.
In the City of Dublin, or within the Circular
Road surrounding the same; and in any City
or Town in Ireland sending a Member or
Members to serve in Parliament, or within
Two Miles of the Sessions House or Market
f House or Market Place thereof

In any other Part of Ireland
To manufacture Paper Hangings for Sale r
To fell Paper Hangings, not being the Manufacturer
thereof, viz."

Ib the City of Dublin, or within the Circular Road surrounding the same, and in any City or Town in Ireland sending a Member or Members to serve in Parliament, or within , Two Miles of the Sessions House, or Mar

ket House or Market Place thereof In any other Part of Ireland

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To keep a Still or Stills to rectify or compound Spi-
rits and Strong Waters, for every Gallon which
such Still or Stills is or are capable of containing -
To keep a,Mill or Mills for making Paper; for each Mill
To brew or make for Sale any Liquor called Sweets or

made Wines
To make Mctheglinor Mead for Sale
To make Vinegar for Sale -
To fell Tea and Groceries, or either of them, including
Foreign Grapes, Foreign Currants, Raiiins and
Figs by Retail, viz.

In the City of Dublin, or within the Circular
Road surrounding the same, and in every City,
Town, and Place returning a Member or Mem-
bers to serve in Parliament, or within Two
Miles of the Sessions House, or principal Mar-
ket House or Market Place of any such City,
Town, or Place ...
In any other Part of Ireland - * -

To sell or make any Gold or Silver Plate, viz.

In the City of Dublin, or within the Circular Road surrounding the same, and in any City or Town in Ireland sending a Member or Members to serve in Parliament, or within Two Miles of the Session-House or Market Place theieof In any other Part of Ireland To keep a Tan Yard or Tan Pit, or to tan Leather To dress Hidrsand Skins in Oil To make Vellum or Parchment

To fell Spirituous Liquors in Quantities not less than
Two Gallons, and not exceeding Fifty Gallons in
the several Places following, via.

In the City of Dublin, and within the Circular]
Road surrounding the said City, and within
the District of the said Metropolis, or within
the City of Cork, or the City of Waterford,
or the City of Limerick (including all Places
surrounded by the said Cities respectively, and
that Part of the City of Limerick called St.
Francis's Abbey) or within the Town of Belfast

Within the Rest of the respective Counties ofj26
the said Cities of Corn, Waterford, and Lime-
rick, or within One Mile thereof respectively,
or in any Place beyond the Circular .Road sur-
rounding the said City of Dublin and th
Wall of His Majesty's Park the Phœnix, not
more than Two Miles distant therefrom, or,
within One Mile of the Town of Belfast, 01
of the publick Lamps therein

In any other Place within the District of the Ex-
cise Office of Dublin beyond the Circular Road
and Wall of His Majesty's Park the Phœnix,

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