1810: 50 George 3 c.66: An Act to authorize the Judge Advocate General to send and receive Letters and Packets free from the Duty of Postage.
[9th June 1810.]
WHEREAS the Privilege of sending and receiving Letters and Packets free from the Duty of Postage is not extended to the Judge Advocate General, who by virtue of his Office necessarily sends and receives many Letters and Packets relating to the Publick Service of this Kingdom; Be it therefore enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That from and after the passing of this Act, the said Judge Advocate General for the time being shall and may send and receive Letters and Packets free from the Duty of Postage, in such manner and under such Restrictions as are specified or imposed in relation to other Publick Officers, in and by or under and by virtue of an Act made in the Forty second Year of His present Majesty,
[42 G. 3. c. 63.]
intituled, An Act to authorize the sending and receiving of Letters and Packets, Votes, Proceedings in Parliament and Printed Newspapers, by the Post, free from the Duty of Postage, by the Members of the Two Houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom, and by certain Publick Officers therein named; and for reducing the Postage of such Votes, Proceeding and Newspapers, when sent by any other Person; any Law or Statute to the contrary notwithstanding.
Source: Butterworths’ Statutes, 1810.