AN ORDINANCE for Continuation of one Act of Parliament, ENTITULED, An Act for Redemption of CAPTIVES.

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Ordered by His Highness the Lord Pro­tector, and His Council, That this Ordi­nance be forthwith Printed and Published.

HEN. SCOBELL, Clerk of the Council.

London, Printed by Hen. Hills, Printer to His Highness the Lord Protector, MDCLIII.

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AN ORDINANCE for Continuation of one Act of Parliament, ENTITULED, An Act for Redemption of Captives.

BE it Ordained by His Highness the Lord Protector, with the ad­vice and consent of his Council, That one Act of Parliament, enti­tuled, An Act for the Redemption of Cap­tives, Printed by Order of Parliament of the six and twentieth day of March one thousand six [Page 8] hundred and fifty, for and concerning the payment of one fourth part of one per Centum, being one shilling for every twenty shillings paid for Cu­stom and Subsidy according to the now Book of Rates, and all and every the Clauses, For­feitures, Penalties, Provisoes and Powers therein contained, in reference to the collecting, receiving, and due payment of the said Duty of one per Centum, in such sort as by the said Act is appointed, be continued from and after the twenty sixt day of December, one thousand six hundred fifty and three, until the third day of October, which shall be in the year one thou­sand six hundred fifty and four, and no longer; and that the Commissioners for the Customs for the time being, their Deputy and Deputies, do receive and collect the same, and shall pay out and imploy all such sum and sums of money, as have been or shall be by them received and collec­ted by vertue of the said befor-mentioned Act, or any subsequent Act for continuation thereof, or by vertue of this present Ordinance, in such sort as His Highness, with the advice of his Coun­cil, or such person or persons as shall be appoin­ted thereunto, shall order and direct, whose Or­der from time to time shall be a sufficient dis­charge unto the said Commissioners for the Cu­stoms, for the same.

Ordered by his Highness the Lord Protector, and his Council, That this Ordinance be forthwith Printed and Published.

Henry Scobell, Clerk of the Council.

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