HC Deb 06 July 1899 vol 74 cc7-8

"That the Board may from time to time enter into agreements with the Com- missioners of Inland Revenue, if the Commissioners in their discretion think proper, for the payment to the Commissioners, by way of composition of Stamp Duty on transfers of any stocks, of such a sum or sums as may from time to time be agreed between the Board and the Commissioners, and in consideration of such payment transfers of the stock in respect of which such composition has been paid shall be exempt from Stamp Duty."

Resolution agreed to.

Ordered, That it be an Instruction to the Committee on the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board (Finance) Bill, That they have power to make provision therein pursuant to the said Resolution.—(Dr. Farquharson.)