May 1650: An Act for the better payment of Augmentations out of The Impropriate Rectories, Vicarages and Tythes sequestered from Papists or Delinquents.

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Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1911.

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May, 1650

[31 May, 1650.]

Augmentations out of impropriate rectories sequestered to be paid to ministers till further order.; Proviso.

Be it Enacted and Ordained by this present Parliament, and the Authority thereof, That all Augmentations and Allowances granted or to be granted by the Parliament, or the Committee for plundred Ministers, for or towards the Maintenance of the Minister of any Church or Chappel out of any Impropriate Rectories, Vicarages and Tythes sequestred, or that shall be sequestred from any Papist or Delinquent (the said Ministers having taken, or taking the Engagement according to the Act and Directions of Parliament in that behalf) shall be from time to time paid and allowed to the said Ministers, until the Parliament or the said Committee shall give further Order. And the Commissioners and Sub-Commissioners of Sequestrations in the several Counties where such Ministers inhabit, are hereby required, upon producing unto them the several Orders whereby such Augmentations have been or shall be granted, and upon Certificate made unto them of the Engagement taken by the several Grantees, and upon tender of an Acquittance for such Moneys as shall be then due, to pay unto the said Ministers from time to time the said Augmentation, without demanding or receiving any Fee for the same; And that the Acquittances or Receipts of the respective Ministers as aforesaid, returned up to the Treasurers at Goldsmiths-Hall, shall be a sufficient Discharge to the said Commissioners and Sub-Commissioners respectively; and that the Treasurer at Goldsmiths-hall do put the same to Accompt, without any Fee or Allowance for the same from the Commonwealth or the party. Provided, That this Act extend not to the Rents or Revenues of any part of the premises lying within any the Counties in Wales, or within the Counties of Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmerland and Duresm, and mentioned in two several Acts of this present Parliament, for the propagating of the Gospel in Wales, and in the four Northern Counties aforesaid.