Finance Act, 1954


Stamp Duties.

Abolition of stamp duties on marriage licences and certain certificates.

23.—The stamp duties chargeable, by virtue of section 1 of the Stamp Act, 1891—

(a) on a Licence for Marriage, and

(b) on a Copy or Extract (certified) of or from any register of births, baptisms, marriages, deaths or burials,

(being instruments specified in the First Schedule to that Act) shall cease to be payable.