Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, 1628-80. Originally published by Great Britain Record Commission, s.l, 1819.
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Orders registered in the Auditor's Office of the Receipt may be assigned.
Memorial thereof; Assignor may not revoke his Assignment.
Whereas it hath beene found by experience upon the late Act for Twelve hundred and fifty thousand pounds made att Oxford and other Acts of Parliament since that time that the power of assigning of Orders in the Exchequer upon those Acts without Revocation hath beene of great use and advantage to the persons concerned in them and to the Trade of this Kingdome and given great Credit to his Majesties Exchequer Be it enacted and it is hereby enacted by the Kings most excellent Majesty by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and Commons in this present Parliament assembled That every person or persons Nativer or Forreigner Bodies Politique or Corporate to whom any Moneys shall be due in your Majesties Exchequer and shall have any Order registred in the Office of the Auditor of the Receipt for the payment thereof out of any Branch of your Majesties Revenue that such person or persons Native or Forreigner Bodies Politique or Corporate theire Successors Executors Administrators or Assigns respectively by Endorsement of theire Order may assign and transfer their Right Title Interest and Benefitt of such Order or any part thereof to any other which being notified in the Office of the Auditor of the Receipt aforesaid and an Entry and Memorial thereof alsoe made in the Booke of Registry aforesaid for such Orders (which the Officers shall on request accordingly make) shall entitle such Assignee his Executors Administrators and Assignes or Successors respectively to the benefitt thereof and payment thereon and such Assignee may in like manner assign again and. so toties quoties and afterwards it shall not be in the power of such person or persons who have made such Assignments to make void release or discharge the same or any the Moneys thereby due or any part thereof
II. Auditor's, ad valorem Fee.
And it is hereby further enacted by the authority aforesaid That in case any Assignement shall be for any summ not exceeding One hundred pounds Sterling that the Auditor of the Receipt shall not take or receive by way of Fee or Reward for himselfe and his Clerks above the su[m]m of Sixpence for making an Entry or Memorial thereof And in case any Assignment shall be for any sum exceeding One hundred pound Sterling that the Auditor of the Receipt shall not take or receive for himselfe and his Clerks by way of Fee or Reward above Twelve pence for making an Entry or Memorial thereof
III. Continuance of Act.
And it is hereby further enacted That this Act shall continue and be in full force untill the tenth day of September which shall be in the yeare of our Lord God One thousand six hundred seventy four and unto the end of the Session of Parliament then next ensuing and no longer.