§ 17. Stamp duty on certain agreements
Motion made, and Question,
That certain instruments now chargeable with duty under the heading "Bond, Covenant", or the heading "Mortgage, Bond, Debenture, Covenant" in the First Schedule to the Stamp Act, 1891, shall instead be chargeable under the heading "Agreement or any memorandum of an Agreement" or under the heading "Deed of any kind", and that certain agreements made for or relating to the sale of goods, wares or merchandise shall be chargeable under the heading "Agreement or any memorandum of an Agreement" notwithstanding any exemption under that heading.—[Mr. Amory.]
put and agreed to.