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And where the purchase or consideration money shall exceed
Stamp Duty: £600, then for every £100, and also for any fractional part £ $. d. on Transfers; of £100, . . . . . . . . .
0 10 0 And it is hereby directed, that the Purchase Money or Consi. deration shall be truly expressed and set forth in words at length in or upon every such principal or only Deed or Instrument of Conveyance; and where such Consideration shall consist either wholly or in part of any Stock or Security, the Value thereof respectively, to be ascertained as hereinafter mentioned, shall also be truly expressed and set forth in manner aforesaid in or upon every such Deed or Instrument; and such Value shall be deemed and taken to be the Purchase or Consideration Money, or Part of the Purchase or Consideration Money, as the case may be, in respect whereof the ad valorem Duty shall be charged as aforesaid.
And where the Consideration, or any part of the Consideration, shall be any Stock in any of the Public Funds, or any Government Debenture, or Stock of the Bank of England or Bank of Ireland, or any Debenture or Stock of any Corporation, Company, Society, or Persons or Person, payable only at the Will of the Debtor, the said Duty shall be calculated (taking the same respectively, whether constituting the whole or a part only of such Consideration,) according to the average selling price thereof respectively, on the Day or on either of the Ten Days preceding the Day of the Date of the Deed or Instrument of Conveyance, or if no Sale shall have taken place within such Ten Days, then according to the average selling Price thereof on the Day of the last preceding Sale; and if such Consideration or Part of such Consideration, shall be a Mortgage, Judgment, or Bond, or a Debenture, the amount whereof shall be recover. able by the Holder, or any other Security whatsoever, whether payable in Money or otherwise, then such Calculation shall be made according to the Sum due thereon for both Principal and
or Repayment of any Sum or Sums of Money, or for the i
The same ad ment or Parliamentary Stocks or Funds, or in the Stock and Rolorem Dury Funds of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, i
as on a Mort
gage or Bond or of the Bank of Ireland, or of the East India Company, or respectively of the South Sea Company. or of any other Company or Cor
for the like
purpose, poration, in any case where a Mortgage, if made for the like i Por the duty purpose, would be chargeable under this Schedule with any
Bond or Wort ad valorem Duty exceeding in Amount the Sum of £1 158.; gage. (p. or for the payment of any Annuity, or any sums at stated periods in any case where a Bond for the like purpose would be chargeable with any such Duty, . .
Stamp Duty on Scrip Certificates, where transferable with- on Scrip
Certificates out a Deed in Writing ; under 16 & 17 Vic. c. 63 :On any SCRIP CERTIFICATE,-that is to say, any Document denot
ing, or intended to denote, the Right or Title of the Holder
thereof or any person to any Share or Shares in any Joint Stock
Stamp Duty on Proxies; under 19 & 20 Vic., c. 81.
(available for one Meeting only, the time for holding which is to
. . . .
All the statutes contained in this volume are “Public and General Acts,” except one, introduced as a “Private Bill," and classed in the statute-book amongst “ Local and Personal Acts," but declaring itself a “Public Act” (XXXI. 28); and being, as it may be described for the sake of further variety, a “Special Act," as other acts of like kind have of late been styled. The act here alluded to is that relating to the Railway Clearing House in London, (13 & 14 Vic. cap. xxxii.) There is also a Clearing House in Dublin, chiefly for Irish Rail. ways,-a voluntary association, not at present under any Act of Parliament, but self-governed and self-regulated, and not the less useful or efficient for its object.
The following list contains the names of Railway Companies associated in the Railway Clearing House in London, for the whole or parts of their traffic, under the above act:
RAILWAYS, &c., IN CLEARING HOUSE IN LONDON.
Carlisle and Silloth Bay.
Cockermouth and Workington.
Coleford, Monmouth, Usk, and Ponty.
Cork and Bandon.
Darlington and Barnard Castle.
RAILWAYS, &c., IN CLEARING HOUSE IN London-continued. Clearing
Dublin and Belfast Junction
Monkland. Dublin and Drogheda.
| Monmouthshire. Dunblane, Down, and Callander. | Newcastle and Carlisle. Dundalk and Enniskillen.
Newport, Abergavenny, and Hereford.
North Eastern. Eastern Counties.
North and South Western Junction. Eastera Union.
Oxford, Worcester, and Wolver-
Perth and Dunkeld. Glasgow and Paisley Joint,
Portadown, Dungaonon, and Omagh. Glasgow and South Western.
Port Carlisle. Great Northern
Preston and Wyre. Great Southern and Western.
Rhymney. (ireat Western.
Scottish Central. Irish South-Eastern.
Scottish North Eastern. Kendal and Windermere.
Shrewsbury and Hereford. Killarney Junction,
Shropshire Union. Lancashire and Yorkshire.
South Staffordshire. Lancaster and Carlisle.
South Yorkshire. Leeds, Bradford, and Halifax. South Wales. Leominster and Kington,
Stirling and Dunfermline. Leven.
Stamford and Essendine. London and Blackwall.
Stockton and Darlington. London and North Western.
Waterford and Kilkenny.
West Hartlepool. Maryport and Carlisle.
Whitehaven and Furness. Midland.
Whitehaven, Cleator, and Egremont. Midland Great Western of Ireland. Whitehaven Junction.
The following list gives the names of Companies associated in the Irish Railway Clearing House. The list is not confined to Railway Companies, but includes other Companies, &c.,
availing themselves of the advantage of an independent audit afforded by that establishment :
RAILWAYS, &c., IN CLEARING HOUSE IN DUBLIN.
Limerick and Castleconnell.
Limerick and Ennis.
Limerick and Foynes.
Londonderry and Coleraine.
Londonderry and Enniskillen.
Passengers Assurance Co.
Waterford and Limerick.
Waterford and Tramore.
Waterford Steam Ship Co.
Wexford and Bagnalstown Coaches.
Although some of the foregoing statements may appear to be hardly within the scope of the more immediate purpose, as already explained, of this publication, it is hoped that the information contained in them may not be altogether useless or uninteresting.
ARTHUR MOORE. Monkstown Lodge, Co. Dublin,
2nd August, 1858.
[NOTE.—The preceding pages were in type before the publication of the Board of Trade Report for 1857, from which the statistical results for that year have now been added, in notes or otherwise, while these pages were in the press.—November, 1858.]
MARKS OF REFERENCE,
The Figures, 1, 2, 3, &c., refer to the Sections of the Acts, also printed
Thus, the marks “xix. 58" refer to Act XIX, section 58:—"vii.
ABANDONMENT of Railways :
xxxiii. 1 note
Companies in certain cases, . . . . . . . XXXV.
panies whose lines had not been completed within time limited, (see
Extension of Time), . . . . . . . . XX
appearing, Compensation for Lands, &c., required for Railway
(see under Lands, &c.) to be determined by a Surveyor, . xix. 58
by Company and open to inspection by parties interested, . xix. 61
may require same to be submitted to Arbitration, (see Arbitration), xix. 64
warded by Arbitrators, payment or recovery of same, xix, 66