Charles II, 1662
An Act for the more speedy and effectual bringing those persons to accompt whose Accompts are excepted in the Act of Oblivion.

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1819

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'Charles II, 1662: An Act for the more speedy and effectual bringing those persons to accompt whose Accompts are excepted in the Act of Oblivion.', Statutes of the Realm: volume 5: 1628-80 (1819), pp. 409. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=47319 Date accessed: 02 August 2014.


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Accountant not pardoned by 12 car.II.c. II.not perfecting their Accounts befor the End of Trinity Term 1662.

The Charge against them taken as a Debt, under 33 H. VIII. c. 39. Other Accountants who have Notice of a Charge in the Exchequer against them, before Sept. 29, 1662, and shall not perfect their Accounts before the 1st Day of Easter Term then next, taken in like manner to be Debtors to the Crown.

BE it enacted by the Kings most Excellent Majestie by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and the Commons in this present Parliament assembled and by the authority of the same That all and every person and persons who are accomptable to the Kings Majestie and theire Accompts are not pardoned but excepted by the late Act of Free and General Pardon Indempnity and Oblivion and against whom there is any charge now remaining in His Majesties Exchequer and shall through theire default not perfect his or theire Accompt before the end of Trinity Terme in the yeare of our Lord One thousand six hundred sixty and two That then the Charge against all and every such person or persons shall be taken as a Debt by Writing Obligatory or Recognizance taken or acknowledged to the Kings Majesty according to the Statute of 33 H. 8. Chap. 39 And that all and every other person or persons whose Accounts are excepted in the said Act of Oblivion and have or shall have a Charge or Information against them in His Majesties Exchequer before the Foure and twentieth of June One thousand six hundred sixty and two and have or shall have notice thereof by Processe out of the Court of Exchequer or otherwise served upon his person or left att his house or last knowne place of Habitation before the Nine and twentieth of September One thousand six hundred sixty and two and shall not before the First day of Easter Terme then next ensuing perfect theire Accompts touching the said Charge that then the Charge against all and every such person or persons shall be taken as a Debt by Writing Obligatory or Recognizance taken and acknowledged to the Kings Majesty according to the Statute aforesaid and that in both the said Cases Proces shall be awarded as is used for recovery of Debts due to His Majesty according to the Statute [as (fn. 1) ] aforesaid against him or them and against all and every theire Sureties not pardoned or discharged by the said Act of Oblivion and his and theire respective Lands Tenements Goods and Chattells and Debts and the said Charge to continue in force onely untill the Accompts shall be perfected and the Accomptants discharge them thereof in due manner in the said Court of Exchequer with such allowances as are given by the said Act of Oblivion and untill payment made unto His Majestie of all such su[m]ms of Money as shall be found due upon the determinac[i]on of his or theire Accompts.

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