The Financial Statements of the Colonial Treasurers of New South Wales: From the Introduction of Responsible Government on the 24th Nov., 1855, to the Close of the Parliamentary Session of 1880-81, on the 6th April, 1881

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T. Richards, Government Printer, 1881 - Budget - 506 pages

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Page 9 - The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection 1 of the state.
Page 9 - The tax which each individual is bound to pay ought to be certain, and not arbitrary. The time of payment, the manner of payment, the quantity to be paid, ought all to be clear and plain to the contributor, and to every other person.
Page 258 - Spirits or strong waters, not being sweetened or mixed with any article so that the degree of strength thereof cannot be ascertained by Sykes...
Page 134 - Where the person or persons entitled to any beneficial interest in such property shall be the brother or sister of the father or mother or a descendant of a brother or sister of the father or mother of the decedent, at the rate of six per centum of the clear value of such interest in such property.
Page 453 - For every 100, and also for any fractional part of 100 of the total amount or value of the money at any time secured 0 1 O Naturalization.
Page 9 - Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as Little as possible, over and above what it brings into the public treasury of the state.
Page 453 - For any other definite term or for any indefinite term; of any lands, tenements, or heritable subjects :— "Where the consideration, or any part of the consideration, moving either to the lessor or to any other person, consists of any money, stock, or security : in respect of such consideration :—the same duty as a conveyance on a sale for the same consideration.
Page 133 - April 1805 (after deducting debts, funeral expenses, legacies and other charges first payable thereout), whether the title to such residue, or any share thereof, shall accrue by virtue of any testamentary disposition, or upon a partial or total intestacy ; where such residue, or share of residue, shall be of the amount or value of 20/. or upwards, and where the same shall be paid, delivered, retained, satisfied or discharged, after the 31st day of August 1815.
Page 453 - Assignation of any mortgage, bond, debenture, covenant, or foreign security, or of any money or stock secured by any such instrument, or by any warrant of *attorney to enter up...
Page 133 - ... benefit of a brother or sister of a grandfather or grandmother of the deceased, or any descendant of a brother or sister of a grandfather or grandmother of the deceased, a duty at and after the rate of six pounds per centum on the amount or value thereof.

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