HC Deb 18 August 1857 vol 147 c1784

Order for Committee read.

House in Committee.

Upon the motion of Mr. BOUVERIE in the absence of Mr. WILSON, the following Resolutions were agreed to:— That the same amount of Stamp Duty as is now payable on the admission of a proctor to any Ecclesiastical Court shall be payable by every person to be admitted as a Procter in the Court of Divorce and Matrimonial Causes, or in the Court of Probate, who shall not have been previously admitted as a Proctor in the other of such Courts, or in an Ecclesiastical or Admiralty Court, and have paid the Stamp Duty in respect thereof: That every person who shall practise as a Proctor or as a Solicitor or Attorney in the said Court of Divorce and Matrimonial Causes, or the said Court of Probate, shall obtain an annual Certificate to authorise him so to do under the Stamp Duty Acts in the same manner as Proctors practising in the Ecclesiastical or Admiralty Courts and Solicitors and Attorneys practising in Her Majesty's Courts at Westminster are now required to do by the said Acts or any of them.

House resumed: Resolutions to be Reported this day at Six o'clock,