Stocks, Marketable Securities, &c.

Orders of the Day — Stamps. – in the House of Commons on 27th April 1920.

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"12. That—

  1. (a) the stamp duties charged on conveyances or transfers of stocks and marketable securities, whether on sale or whether by way of voluntary disposition inter vivos, shall be double those now chargeable; and
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  3. (b) the stamp duty charged under Section One hundred and fourteen of the Stamp Act, 1891, as extended by Section Thirty-nine of the Finance Act, 1894, and Section Five of the Finance Act, 1898, by way of composition for stamp duty charge-able on transfers of certain stocks, and the stamp duty charged under Section One hundred and fifteen of the Stamp Act, 1891, by way of composition in respect of the transfer of certain stocks and otherwise, shall be double those now chargeable; and
  4. (c) the stamp duties charged on marketable securities transferable by delivery and on share warrants and stock certificates to bearer; and on other instruments having a like effect as such warrants or certificates, shall be double those now chargeable."