House of Commons Journal Volume 85
8 April 1830: Schedule - Part the fourth

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SCHEDULE.-Part the fourth.

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THE DUTIES in respect of Newspapers, Pamphlets, Advertisements and Almanacks; and the Allowances in respect of the said Duties.

SCHEDULE, PART IV. DUTY.
ADVERTISEMENT contained in any Gazette or other Newspaper, or contained in or published with any Book, Paper or Pamphlet printed or published in the United Kingdom; (that is to say) for every such Advertisement £. s. d.
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Exemptions.
Any Advertisement relating solely to any criminal or police matters, and inserted in the Newspaper called "Police Gazette or Hue and Cry," published by authority of the Secretary of State; and also any such Advertisement as last aforesaid, or part of any such Advertisement which may be extracted from the said Newspaper and inserted in any other Newspaper; provided no addition be made thereto, and provided it shall be stated in such last-mentioned Newspaper that such Advertisement or part of Advertisement is so extracted, and the date of the publication of the said Police Gazette or Hue and Cry from which the same shall be extracted shall also be mentioned.
All Advertisements inserted in the London or Dublin Gazette, relating solely to matters in Bankruptcy.
All Advertisements inserted in any Newspaper by the direction of the Court for the relief of Insolvent Debtors in England or Ireland, relating solely to matters within the jurisdiction of the said Court.
Any Advertisement contained in or published with any Book or Pamphlet, and relating solely to such Book or Pamphlet, or to any other Book or Pamphlet by the same author.
ALMANACK or Calendar, or any Book, Paper or Pamphlet serving the purpose of an Almanack or Calendar:
Where the same shall be made or intended for any time not exceeding one year; (that is to say)
If the same shall be printed on one side only of one sheet or piece of paper only, and shall not be folded or divided, or be capable of being folded or divided into leaves or pages - - 6
And if the same shall be printed in any other manner than as aforesaid, or shall be folded or divided, or be capable of being folded or divided into leaves or pages - 1 -
And where the same shall be made or intended for any time exceeding one year and not exceeding five years; (that is to say) for every year for which the same shall be made or intended - 1 -
And where the same shall be made or intended for any time exceeding five years, or for any Perpetual Almanack or Calendar; (that is to say) for every such Almanack or Calendar - 5 -
NEWSPAPER containing public news, intelligence or occurrences, or any remarks or observations thereon, or upon any matter in church or state, with or without Advertisements; (that is to say) for every sheet, half sheet or other piece of paper whereof the same shall consist - - 4
Exemptions.
Any sheet or piece of paper printed and published as a Supplement to any such Newspaper as aforesaid; provided one-half at the least of the contents of such Newspaper and Supplement together shall consist of Advertisements, and provided such Newspaper and Supplement shall be published together at a price not exceeding Seven-pence, including the Stamp Duty payable on such Newspaper.
NEWSPAPER containing Advertisements, and not containing any public news, intelligence or occurrences, or any such remarks or observations as aforesaid - - 2
Exemption from the Duties on Newspapers.      
The Newspaper called "Police Gazette or Hue and Cry,"published by authority of the Secretary of State.
PAMPHLETS printed or published in the United Kingdom, not exceeding eight sheets in octavo or any lesser page, or not exceeding twelve sheets in quarto, or twenty sheets in folio; for every sheet of any kind of paper contained in one copy thereof - 3 -
And for every half sheet or other quantity of Paper, equal to, or greater than half a sheet, but not equal to a whole sheet, contained in one copy thereof - 1 6
And all Books and Papers, and also all parts or numbers of any Book or literary Work published in parts or numbers, such Books or Papers, or parts or numbers, respectively, not exceeding eight sheets in octavo or any lesser page, or not exceeding twelve sheets in quarto or twenty sheets in folio, in whatever manner or form the same may be stitched or sewed, and whether the same shall or shall not be stitched or sewed (not being bound Books) shall be deemed Pamphlets.      
Exemptions from the Duties.
Acts of Parliament, Proclamations, Orders of Council, Forms of Prayer and Thanksgiving, and Acts of State ordered to be printed by His Majesty, His heirs or successors.
Printed Votes or other matters, by order of either House of Parliament.
Books printed solely for the use of schools.
Books containing only matters of devotion or piety.
Any paper printed and dispersed separately, containing a single Advertisement, and not containing any other matter.
Daily Accounts or Bills of Goods imported and exported, and the Weekly Bills of Mortality; provided such Bills or Accounts do not contain any other matter than what hath been usually comprised therein.

ALLOWANCES in respect of the foregoing Duties.

To the Printers, Publishers and Proprietors of Newspapers who shall at one and the same time produce to be stamped at the Head Office for Stamps in Westminster, Edinburgh or Dublin respectively, or who shall buy of the Commissioners of Stamps paper Stamped with the Duties chargeable by this Act on Newspapers, the Duties whereof shall amount to 10£. or upwards, in consideration of prompt or present payment of such Duties; that is to say, to such printers, publishers and proprietors who shall sell their Newspapers to the Public at a price not exceeding Seven-pence each, the sum of Twenty pounds for every One hundred pounds of the said Duties, and so in proportion for any greater or less sum than One hundred pounds, not being under Ten pounds; and to such printers, publishers and proprietors who shall sell their Newspapers to the Public at a price exceeding Seven-pence each, the sum of Four pounds for every One hundred pounds of the said Duties, and so in proportion for any greater or less sum than One hundred pounds, not being under Ten pounds.

To the Printers, Publishers and Proprietors of Almanacks, who shall at one and the same time produce to be stamped at the Head Office for Stamps in Westminster, Dublin or Edinburgh respectively, or who shall buy of the Commissioners of Stamps paper stamped with the Duties chargeable on Almanacks, the Duties whereof shall amount to Thirty pounds or upwards, the sum of One pound ten shillings for every One hundred pounds of the said Duties, and so in proportion for any greater or less sum than One hundred pounds, not being under Thirty pounds.

To the two Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Respectively, the annual sum of Five hundred pounds each.