Land Tax Act 1797

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1797 c. 5
Anno Regni GEORGII III. tricesimo octavo. An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty by a Land Tax, to be raised inGreat Britain , for the Service of the Year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight. [4 s. in the .]

(38 Geo. 3) C A P. V.

[30th November 1797]

'Most gracious Sovereign,

WE, your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Commons ofGreat Britain in Parliament assembled, taking into our serious Consideration such Expences as are absolutely necessary for supporting your Majesty's Government, and being resolved to supply the same, have, for that End and Purpose, cheerfully and voluntarily given and granted, and do by this Act give and grant unto your Majesty the several and respective Rates and Assessments hereafter mentioned; and we do most humbly beseech your Majesty that it may be enacted;' &c.

S-LXIX Commissioners of the Tax Office, &c. to be assessed in the District for Offices in Westminster Hall.

LXIX Commissioners of the Tax Office, &c. to be assessed in the District for Offices in Westminster Hall.

LXIX. And be it further enacted, That the Commissioners of the Tax Office, and such of their Officers as are taxable for their respective Offices or Employments under this Act, shall be assessed upon this Act in the District for Offices inWestminster-Hall within the City and Liberty of Westminster , where the Salaries and other Profits of the said Commissioners and other Officers in the Year one thousand seven hundred and eighty-eight, were assessed, and not elsewhere, so as the full Proportion which was assessed on the said District for Offices in Westminster Hall , be continued to be assessed thereon by virtue of this Act, and so as any other Division, District, Parish, or Place, to which the said Office has been or may be removed, be not charged with a greater Proportion in respect of the said Salaries and Profits, or any Part thereof, than it was in the said Yearone thousand seven hundred and...

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