Charles II, 1660: An Act for putting in execution an Ordinance mentioned in this Act.

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Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, 1628-80. Originally published by Great Britain Record Commission, s.l, 1819.

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Ordinance for Assessment of £70,000 recited.

The said Ordinance to be executed.

Whereas in the absence of his Majestie an Ordinance of both Houses of Parliament was made entituled An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons for an assesment of seaventy thousand pounds by the moneth upon England for three moneths for the supply of the present occasions of the Kings Majesty, and for and towards the payment and satisfaction of the Armies and Navies continued for the defence of this Kingdome and for other the necessary and urgent occasions therof. Now therefore for the due leavying, and raising of the said moneyes Be it enacted by the Kings Most Excellent Majestie with the advice and consent of the Lords and Commons in this Parliament assembled, and by authoritie of the same; And it is by the authoritie aforesaid enacted that all and every the clauses powers and provisoes in the said Ordinance mentioned be and shall be put in full execution, Provided that the passing of this Act shall not determine this Session of Parliament.