New Clause. — (Exemption from stamp duties.)

– in the House of Commons on 8th May 1941.

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Where a protection order is made, or a scheme of arrangement is approved, under this part of this Act—

  1. (a)every deed, conveyance, assignment or other instrument relating solely to property which was the property of the debtor at the date of the protection order or of the approval of the scheme and which, after the execution of the instrument, is or remains his property or the property of a trustee appointed under the order or for the purposes of the scheme;
  2. (b)every power of attorney, proxy paper, writ, order, certificate, affidavit, bond or Other instrument required for the purposes of the liabilities adjustment proceedings or the scheme of arrangement:
shall be exempt from stamp duties, except in respect of fees chargeable under this Act.— [The Attorney-General.]

Brought up, read the First and Second times, and added to the Bill.

Bill reported, with Amendments; as amended, to be considered upon the next Sitting Day, and to be printed. [Bill 27.]