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Government of Bengal Legislative Department Act II of 1899 The Indian Stamp Act 1899 as modified in its application to Bengal up to the 1st September 1938

1938

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5 and 5A of the Scheduled Districts Act 1874 (XIV of 1874) with further modifications to the districts of the Khasi and Jaintia Hills the Garo Hills the Lushai Hills and the Naga Hills and the North Cachar Subdivision of the Cachar District the Mikir Hill Tracts in the Sibsagar and Nowgong Districts and the Lakhimpur Frontier Tract vide notification No. [...] 4(a) reduce or remit whether prospectively or retrospectively in the whole or any part of '[the territories under its administration] the duties with which any instruments or any particular class of instruments or any of the instruments belonging to such class or any instruments when executed by or in favour of any particular class of persons or by or in favour of any members of such class ar [...] (1) Where an instrument is chargeable with ad valorem duty in respect of any money expressed in any currency other than that of British India such duty shall be calculated on the value of such money in the currency of British India according to the current rate of exchange on the day of the date of the instrment. [...] Where an instrument is chargeable with ad valorem duty in respect of any stock or of any markeable or other security such duty shall be calculated on the value of such stock or security according to the average price or the value thereof on the day of the date of the instrument. [...] 'Provided that in the case of the lease of a mine in which royalty or a share of the produce is received as the rent or part of the rent it shall be sufficient to have estimated such royalty or the value of such share for the purpose of stamduty - (a) when the lease has been granted by or on behalf of 2[the Crown] at such amount or value as the Collector may having regard to 'This proviso

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120
SARF Document ID
sarf.140372

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