Statutes of the Realm: Volume 6, 1685-94. Originally published by Great Britain Record Commission, s.l, 1819.
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Arrears of Subsidy and Duties, (Exception) to be collected and paid until 25th Dec. 1690, as herein mentioned.
For the preventing all Disputes and Questions concerning the Collecting Levying and Answering the Publique Revenue due and payable in the Raignes of the late Kings Charles the Second and James the Second whilst the better Setleing the same is under the Consideration of this present Parlyament Bee it enacted by the King and Queens most Excellent Majestyes by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spirituall and Temporall and Commons in this present Parliament Assembled and by Authoritie of the same That the Subsidie of Tonnage and Poundage and other Summes of Money payable upon Merchandize Exported and Imported and the severall Impositions Duties and Charges upon Liquors Manufactures and other things And all and singular the Revenue and Revenues whatsoever (Except the Duties ariseing by Fire Hearths and Stoves other then such as were incurred at or before the Five and twentieth Day of March One thousand six hundred eighty nine) Given, Granted and Payable to or Lawfully Enjoyed by the said late Kings or either of Them which Remained and had Continuance on the Fifth Day of November One thousand six hundred eighty eight And all Arreares of the same shall be Raised Levyed Collected Answered and Paid to Their Majestyes untill the Twenty fifth day of December which shall be in the yeare of our Lord One thousand six hundred and ninety in the same manner and forme according to such Rates and Orders and by such Rules Meanes and Wayes and under such Penalties and Forfeitures as are mentioned expressed and appointed in the Statutes made in the Raignes of the said late Kings or either of them concerning the same respectively and as by Law the same might or ought to have beene dureing the said Raignes.
II. Former Acts for collecting, &c. the Public Revenue, to be in force until the said 25th Dec. 1690;
And that all and singular Acts of Parlyament made dureing the Reigns of either [of (fn. 1)] the said late Kings for the Granting Setleing Raising Levying Collecting Answering and Paying the same or for p[re]venting Fraudes or Concealments or regulateing Abuses therein or for the better Ordering or Recovering the same And all Powers Provisions Penalties Articles Clauses and things contained in the said Acts or any of them be and are hereby Continued and Confirmed and shall stand and be in force and be Applyed Practiced Executed and putt in Ure for the Raising Levying Collecting Paying and Answering and said Subsidie Summes of Money Impositions Duties and Revenues to Their Majestyes according to the Tenor and Intent of this present Act And alsoe that an Order of the Commons in Parlyament Assembled made in pursuance of the Rules and Orders annexed to the Act of Parlyament made in the Twelfth yeare of the Raigne of the late King Charles the Second Entituled A Subsidie Granted to the King of Tonnage and Poundage and other Summes of Money payable upon Merchandize Exported and Imported for Setleing of Officers Fees Dated the Seventeenth day of May One thousand six hundred sixty two and Signed by Sir Edward Turner then Speaker shall be of full Force and Effect untill the said Five and twentyeth day of December One thousand six hundred and ninety as if the same were particularly and at large recited in this Act.
III. Proviso for Letters Patent of the 20th Feb. 2 Jac. II. to Trustees for the Prince and Princess Anne of Denmark.
Provided alwayes and bee it Enacted That nothing in this Act contained shall extend or be construed in any way to extend to the Confirming or Invalidating certaine Letters Patents bearing Date the Twentyeth day of February in the Second Yeare of the Raigne of the late King James the Second and Granted by the [said (fn. 1)] late King Jame the Second to the Right Honourable Henry Earle of Clarendon Lawrence Earle of Rochester and others in Trust for their Royall Hignesses the Prince and Princesse Anne of Denmarke containing a Grant of the yearely Summe of Thirty thousand pounds issueing out of certaine Revenues therein mentioned But that the same shall be continue and remaine in as full Force and in the same State and Condition as they were before the makeing of this Act and noe other Any thing herein to the contrary notwithstanding
IV. Continuance of this Act.
Provided alwayes and bee it Enacted by the Authoritye aforesaid That this Act shall continue in Force from the Fower and twentyeth day of December One thousand six hundred eighty nine for One whole Yeare and noe longer.