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clared, of and concerning the several estates of the said James late earl of Derwentwater and Charles Ratcliffe, which are now vested in the commissioners and governors of the said royal hospital, and to be held IV. Provided always, and it is hereby further declared and of the duke of enacted, That the lands and grounds at or in the parish of Corknd^^ofhis *r/"^^ aforesaid, so to be exchanged with the said commissioners manor of ^ anc* governors °f said royal hospital, (hall, from and after Corbridge. such exchange, be held of the said duke of Northumberland* as of his manor of Corbridge^ by the like tenure, and under and subject to the like (but not to any increase) quit-rents, or free rents' and services, as such of the said several messuages, lands, tenements, tithes, and hereditaments, in Alnwick, Embleton^ and ffiarkworth aforesaid, so to be given in exchange as aforesaid, as are lying within and held of the respective manors of Alnwick and JVarhvorth^ are now respectively held by and subject to. Commissioners V. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That, empowered to from and after the passing of this act, it shall and may be lawful, let leases, to and for the said commissioners and governors of the said royal withoutadver- h0sp;ta] an(] tjlejr successors, from time to time, when and so tiling toe lame. r r 3 , ' . . ,. ' T

often as they (hall think proper and expedient, to make, grant, and execute leases or demises of any mines or minerals within or under any of the lands or grounds vested in them, and also of any such of the said lands or grounds as they stiall deem necessary and proper to be demised, together with such mines or minerals, for any term of years, not exceeding twenty-one years, and from time to time to grant renewals of such leases or demises, without advertising the Jetting of such mines or minerals, or the lands so thought proper or intended to be let therewith ; provided that no such renewals do exceed the term of twenty-one years from the time of making thereof, and that such rents, duties, terms, and conditions, (hall be reserved, made payable, and agreed upon, as the said commissioners and governors, and their successors, (hall in their judgements from time to time think' most likely to increase the revenue of the said royal hospital \ any law, custom, or usage, to the contrary in any-wise notwithstanding.

Kxpences of' VI. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, this act how That the costs and charges of this act shall be paid in the manto-be paid. ner following; that is to fay, one half thereof (except such as stiall be due and payable to the solicitor and agents of the said commissioners and governors for his and their trouble and expences) (hall be borne and paid by the said duke of Northumberland, and the other half thereof, together with such as (hall be so due and payable to the said solicitor and agents, shall be borne and paid by the said commissioners and governors of the said royal hospital.

Publick act# VII. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That this act (hall be, and the fame is hereby declared to be, a publick act ; and all judges, justices, and others, are hereby required to take notice thereof as such without specially pleading the same.

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VIII. Saving always to the King's most excellent majesty, his General savheirs and successors, and all and every other person and persons, inSbody or bodies politick or corporate, his, her, and their heirs, successors, executors, and administrators, (other than the said commissioners and governors of the said royal hospital), all such estate, rights title, and interest, as he, she, or they had or enjoyed os, in, to, or out of the said messuages, lands, tenements, tithes, and hereditaments, so to be exchanged with the said duke of Northumberland as aforesaid, before the passing of this act, or could, might, or ought to have had or enjoyed in ca!*e this act had not been made.

C A R XXX.

An aft for the more effectually levying of the duty upon servants in that part of Great Britain called Scotland.

WHEREAS by an aft of parliament, made in the seventeenth Preamble. ■ year of his present Majejly's reign, intituled, An act for Recital of granting to his Majesty a dury upon all servants retained or em- 17060.3.0.39. ployed in the several capacities therein mentioned; and for repealing several rates and duties upon glass, imposed by an act made in the nineteenth year of the reign of his late Majesty, and for granting to his Majesty other rates1 and duties upon glass in ]ieu thereof, and for the better collecting the duties upon glass; and for repealing the several rates and duties charged, by an act made in the twenty-ninth year of the reign of his said late Majesty, upon all persons and bodies politick and corporate having certain quantities of silver plate; it was enafted, That, from and after the fifth day of'July', one thousand seven hundred aud seventyseven, there should be charged, raised, levied, and paid unto his Majefly, his heirs and successors, after the rate of twenty-one /hillings per annum for every male servant, within the kingdom of Great Britain, who should then have been, or fliould afterwards be retained or employed in the several lapacities in the said aft mentioned: and whereas it was by the said aft enafted, That the duty by the said aft imposed upon servants should be assessed, raised, levied, collected, and received, by such persons, and flyould be paid into his Majejly's exchequer for the purposes in the said aft expressed, in such and the like form and manner, and ivith such allowances, and: under such penalties, forfeitures, and disabilities, and according to such rules, methods, and dire ft ions, as are prescribed or appointed for assessing, raising, levying^ collecting, receiving, and paying, the duties on houses, windows, or lights, in and by an aft, made in the twentieth year of the- reign of his late Majesty, intituled, An act for repealing the several rates and loGeo. i.c 3. duties upon houses, windows, and lights; and for granting to his Majesty other rates and duties upon houses, windows, or lights; and for raising the sum of four millions four hundred thousand pounds by annuities, to be charged on the said rates or duties; and in and by another aft, made in the twentieth year of his said late Maje/ly> intituled* An act to enforce the execution of Cap 42, Vol.-XXXII. ■ E * - an

an act of this session of parliament, for granting to his Majesty several rates and duties upon houses, windows, or lights; and in

and by an aft, made in the twenty-first year of bis said late Majesty's iiGco.2.c.fo. reign^ intituled, An act for explaining, amending, and further enforcing the execution ot' an act, passed in the last session of parliament, intituled, An aft for repealing the several rates and duties upon' houses, windows, and lights; and for granting to his Majesty other rates and duties upon houses, windows^ or lights; and for raising the sum of four millions four hundred thousand pounds by annuities, to be charged on the said rates or/duties; and in and by an acl, made in the thirty first year of the reign of his said late Majesty,

3iGeo.2.c.22. intituled, An act for granting to his Majesty several rates and duties upon offices and pensions; and upon houses; and upon windows or lights; and for raising the sum of five millions by annuities, and a lottery, to be charged on the said rates and duties; and by an acl, made in the second year os the reign of his pre

1 Gco. 3. c. s. sent Majesty, intituled, An act for granting to his Majesty several rates and duties upon windows, or lights; and by an acl, made in

6Geo. 3.C. 38. the sixth year of the reign of his said present Majesty, intituled. An act for repealing the several duties upon houses, windows, and lights; and for granting to his Majesty other duties upon houses, windows, and lights; or by any of them; and that all and every the powers,authorities, rules, direclions ^penalties, forfeitures, clause scatters, and things, then in force, contained in the said several acls, or any of them, for the assessing, raising, levying, collecling, and paying, the rates and duties thereby granted, Jhould be in full force, and be truly observed, praclifed, and put in execution, throughout the whole ki?tgdom of Great Britain, for the assesjing, raising, levying, collecling, and paying the duties upon servants, by the [aid acl of the seventeenth year os his present Majesty granted, as fully and esfeclually, to all intents and purposes, as the fame were for the assisting, raising, levying^ collecling, and charging, the rates and duties granted by the aforesaid acls, or any of them, jo far as the said powers, authorities, rules, and penalties, are applicable thereunto, and not altered by the said acl of the seventeenth year of his present Majesty; and that all monies arising by the said duty granted by the said last-mentioned acl [the necessary charges for raising and accounting for the fame excepted) jhould, from -time to time, be paid into the receipt of his Majesty's exchequer at Westminster, distinctly and apart from all other branches of the publick revenue, and Jhould be carried to, and made part of, the fund commonly called The Sinking Fund: and whereas, by one other acl of parliament, made in the twenty-sixth year of his said late Majesty's

and^Geo,*, reign, intituled,^ An act for the more effectual levying the duties

c. 17. upon windows or lights, in that part of Great Britain called

Scotland, after reciting as therein is recited, it ivas enacled, That the duties and rates, by the acls therein mentioned, imposed upon windows or lights, in that part of Great Britain called Scotland, Jhould, from and after the fifteenth day of May, one thousand seven hundred and ststy-three, be raised, levied, and collecled, in manner therein mentioned: and whereas it is apprehended thai the several provisions xmade in and by the said acl of the twenty-sixth year of his late Majesty, for a raising. raisings levying, and collecting, the several duties or rates upon houses., windows, or lights, in that part of Great Britain called Scotland*. should be enforced with regard to the raising, h vying, and collecting, the rates and duties upon servants, in and by the said acl os the seventeenth year of his present Majesty, to be raised, coHeeled, and levied; be it therefore enacted by theKing's most excellent majesty,by and with the advice and consent of the lords spiritual and temporal,and commons, in this present parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, That the duty imposed, by the said act os The duty imthe seventeenth os his oresent Majesty, upon servants, in that P°kd on serpart of Great Britain called Scotland, mall be assessed, raised, le- ^'J? f7Cot" vied, collected, and received, in-that part of this kingdom called Geo.%. c 39. Scotland, by such persons, and shall be paid into his Majesty's shall be aflVssexchequer for the purposes in the said act expressed, in such and ed, collected, the like form and manner, and with such allowances, and under such penalties, forfeitures, and disabilities, and according to paidTntoThe such rules, methods, and directions, as are prescribed or ap- exchequer pointed for assessing, raising, levying, collecting, receiving, and under the like paying, the duties on houses, windows, or lights, in that part of Ptnalnes> etcGreat Britain called Scotland, in and by the said act, made in the ed^or collect! twenty-sixth year of the reign of his said late Majesty; and that ing and payall and every the powers, authorities, rules, directions, penalties, »ng the duties forfeitures, clauses, matters, and things, now in force, contained ^"^ow"^"^ in the said act of the twenty-sixth year os his late Majesty's ^z^Geo,3** reign, for the assessing, raising, levying, collecting, and paying, the rates and duties therein mentioned, shall be in full force, and be duly observed, practised, and put in execution, in that part of this kingdom called Scotland, for the assessing, raising, levying, collecting, and paying, the duties upon servants, by the said act, of the seventeenth of his present Majesty, granted, as fully and effectually, to all intents and purposes, as the fame is or may be for the assessing, raising, levying, collecting, and charging, the rates and duties upon houses, windows, or lights, in the said act of the twenty-sixth os his said late Majesty mentioned, so far as the said powers and authorities, rules and penalties, are applicable thereunto, and not altered by the said act os the seventeenth year of his said present Majesty; and that all monies, arising by the said duty granted by the said last mentioned act (the necessary: charges of raising and accounting for the fame excepted,) (hall, from time to time, be paid into the receipt of his Majesty's exchequer at Westminster, distinctly and apart from all other branches of the publick revenues, and (hall be carried to, and be made part of, the fund commonly called The Sinking Fund.

II. And, to the end that no doubts may arise touching the execution of the said aft os the seventeenth year os his present Majesty, be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That in case, at any If commiffitime hereafter, the commissioners appointed to put the fasd act oners neglectr in execution, in that part of Great Britain called Scotland, shad to appoint neglect to appoint assessors, or in cafe the assessors by them ap- ^ireflbrsVail pointed shall fail or neglect to give or leave such notice or warn- giving proper ing, in writing, to or for the master or mistress of every servant nuiw to

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on whom.a duty is imposed by the said act; that then, and in such case, it (hall and may be lawful to and for the surveyor or surveyors, appointed or to be appointed by virtue of the said act of the twenty-sixth year of his late Majesty,'within fourteen days after the time pi escribed by Taw for the annual appointment os the assessors, to give or leave notice or warning, in writing, to or for the master or mistress of every servant on whom a duty is imposed by this act, within the limits of the places for which such surveyors are to act, at his or her dwelling-house, to prepare and produce, w ithin the space of fourteen days then next ensuing, a list, in writing, of his or her servants retained or employed within the said district, describing the number by him or her retained or employed, the christian and surname of each servant, and the office or capacity in or for which each servant is retained or employed; every such list to contain the greatest number of servants at anyone time retained and employed, in the course of the year ending on the twenty-fifth day of March in each preceding year; and that every such master or mistress do and shall, after such notice so given or lest, make out a list of his or her servants accordingly, and sign the fame with his or her own hand, and deliver the fame, or cause the same to be delivered, to such How surveyors surveyor or surveyors: and in cafe any such master or mistress

cts^fters11 lstla11 neSIect or refuse t0 make out> %n' and deIiver such list> etc. neglect'to within tne time before mentioned, then such surveyor or surveymake out ors (hall, from the best information he or they can obtain, make and deliver an assessment upon such master or mistress so refusing or neglectproper lilts of ]ng fQT or jn respe# 0f the number of servants so retained or * employed by such master or mistress, distinguishing them by their christian and surname, and their respective employments; and every such assessment so made upon any such neglect or refusal, shall be final and conclusive upon such master or mistress, who (hall not be at liberty to appeal therefrom, unless such master or mistress (hall prove that he or me were not at their respective dwelling-houses at the time of the delivery of such respective notices, nor between that day and the time limited for their delivering their respective lists to the surveyors; or unless such master or mistress (hall alledge and prove such other excuse for not having delivered their lists, as the commissioners in their judgement shajl think reasonable and sufficient.

III. And be it further enacted and declared, That, in that part of Great Britain called Scotland, every person charged with the duty granted by the said act, made in the seventeenth year of the reign of his present Majesty, shall, by themselves or others for their behoof, pay in the duty with which they are charged, on or before the twenty-ninth day of September, yearly, for the half year betwixt Whitsunday and Martinmas-day; and on or before the twenty-fifth day of March^ yearly, for the half year betwixt Martinmas and Whitsunday,

The duty to be paid halfyearly.

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