Crown Debts Act 1801

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1801 c. 90
Anno Regni GEORGE III. Britanniarum Regis,Quadragesimo primo. An Act for the more speedy and effectual Recovery of Debts due to his Majesty, his Heirs and Successors, in Right of the Crown of the United Kingdom ofGreat Britain and Ireland; and for the better Administration of Justice within the same.

(41 Geo. 3) C A P. XC.

[2d July 1801]

'FOR the more speedy and effectual Recovery of Debts due to his Majesty, his Heirs and Successors, in Right of the Imperial Crown of this Realm, and for the better Administration of Justice within the same;' be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That,from and after the passing of this Act, in all Cases where, upon any Account duly audited, declared, or recorded in his Majesty's Court of Exchequer in that Part of the United Kingdom ofGreat Britain and Ireland called England , or upon any Judgment or Decree of the same Court of Exchequer, any Debt or Duty shall be due to his Majesty, his Heirs and Successors, a Copy of such declared Account, Judgment, or Decree, shall, upon Application to the said Court, made on Behalf of his Majesty, his Heirs and Successors, be forthwith exemplified and transmitted, under the Seal of the said Court of Exchequer, to his Majesty's Court of Exchequer in that Part of the said United Kingdom called Ireland; which said last mentioned Court shall, upon the said Copy so exemplified being laid before them, forthwith cause the same to be inrolled in the Rolls of the said Court of Exchequer in Ireland; and upon the same being so inrolled, the said Court shall cause Process to issue for levying and recovering the Debt due on such declared Account, or for which such Judgment or Decree shall have been so obtained, as well against the Person of the Debtor upon such declared Account, or against whom such Judgment or Decree shall have been so obtained, as against his real and personal Estate, situate, lying, and being in that Part of the United Kingdom called Ireland, as fully and effectually to all Intents and Purposes as by the Course and Practice of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer in that Part of the said United Kingdom called England is or may be now awarded and issued by the same Court.

S-II Sheriff shall account for Execution of the Process; and the money levied shall be paid into the Irish Exchequer, and remitted to the English Exchequer.

II Sheriff shall account for Execution of the Process; and the money levied shall be paid into the Irish Exchequer, and remitted to the English Exchequer.

II. And be it further enacted, That the Sheriff or other proper Officer to whom such Process shall be so directed, shall be compelled to account to the said Court of Exchequer for the due Execution of such Process; and the Chancellor and Barons of the said Court shall take care that all Monies levied by virtue of such Process shall be duly paid into the Receipt of the Exchequer inIreland , and the Lord High Treasurer of Ireland , or Lords Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Treasurer therein, shall, so soon as conveniently may be, cause the same to be remitted and paid into the Receipt of the Exchequer, in that Part of the United Kingdom called England .

S-III In like Manner, where on any such declared Account recorded in the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, &c. any Debt shall be due to his Majesty, the same Regulations shall be observed for the Recovery in England.

III In like Manner, where on any such declared Account recorded in the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, &c. any Debt shall be due to his Majesty, the same Regulations shall be observed for the Recovery in England.

III. And be it further enacted, That from and after the passing of this Act, in all the Cases where, upon any such declared Account duly recorded in his Majesty's Court of Exchequer in that Part of the United Kingdom ofGreat Britain called Ireland , or upon any Judgment or Decree obtained in the said Court of Exchequer in Ireland , any Debt shall be due to his Majesty, his Heirs and Successors, a Copy of such declared Account, Judgement, or Decree, shall, upon Application to the said Court made on behalf of his Majesty, his Heirs and Successors, be forthwith exemplified and transmitted under the Seal of the said Court of Exchequer to his Majesty's Court of Exchequer in that Part of Great Britain called England; which said last mentioned Court shall, upon the said Copy so exemplified being laid before them, forthwith cause the same to be inrolled in the Rolls of the said Court of Exchequer in England , and upon the same being so inrolled, the said Court shall cause Process to issue for levying and recovering the Debt due upon such declared Account, or for which such Judgment or Decree shall have been so obtained, as well against the Person of the Debtor against whom Judgment or Decree shall have been so obtained, as against his Real and Personal Estate, situate, lying, and being in that Part of the United Kingdom called England , as fully and effectually, to all Intents and Purposes, as by the Usage and Practice of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer in that Part of the said United Kingdom called Ireland , is or may be now awarded and issued by the said Court.

S-IV Sheriff shall account for the Execution of the Process, and...

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