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The Enacting Clause which continues all the former Acts may be restrained to the Mint in England by Inserting the words [With Relation to the Mint or Mints in England] or some such Words.

And the following Clauses may succeed it.

And Whereas By the Act of Vnion Made in the Sixth Year of Queen Anne, A Mint is to be Continued in Scotland under the Same Rules as the Mint in England: Be it further Enacted that all the Moneys arising in England by this Act shall be Issued out of His Majesty's Exchequer to the Master and Maker {sic} or Masters and Workers of His Majesty's Mint or Mints in England as formerly by the Order or Warrands of the Lord Treasurer of Great Brittain and Chancellour of the Exchequer, or Lords Commissioners of the Treasury or any three or more of the said Commissioners for the time being, And that all the Moneys arising in Scotland by this Act shall be Issued out of His Majesty's Exchequer to the Master and Worker or Masters and Workers of His Majesty's Mint or Mints in Scotland by the like Order or Warrands and be kept in His Majesty's Office of Receipt in the said Mint under the usuall Keys of the Master and Worker, Warden and Counter-Warden or Comptroller of the said Mint for the time being and Issued out thence from time to time according to the Manner and Course of His Majesty's Mint in England, And that here shall not be Issued out from thence in any one Year for the Fees and Sallarys of the Officers of the said Mint or Officers who pass the Accompts, and towards the providing Maintaining and repairing of the Houses Offices and Buildings and other things Necessary to the said Mint for Essaying {sic}, Melting down and Coyning above the sume of        Hundred Pounds Sterling Moneys, And the Overplus of the said Moneys so kept or to be kept as aforesaid shall be employed for and towards the Expence Waste and Charge of Essaying {sic}, Melting down and Coynage and the Buying in of Gold and Silver to Coyn, and the necessary Charge of Incidents which accompany the Coynage, and not otherwise.

And Whereas the Moneys arising by this Act have been found insufficient for defraying the Charges of the said Mints: Be it further Enacted by the Authority aforesaid that over and above the Moneys arising by this Act. It shall and may be Lawfull to and for the Lord Treasurer of Great Brittain, and under Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury <378v> or any place three or more of the said Commissioners for the time being, By Order or Warrands to Issue out of the Exchequer or dispose of the Moneys in any Publick Funds or Funds given or which shall be given by Act of Parliament, Yearly and every Year from and after the Commencement and during the Continuance of this Act and no longer, such sume or sumes of Money as he or they shall \think/ necessary and reasonable for the use and service of the said Mints or either of them, and Mentioning that they are for the use and service of the Mint, to which they are Imprest, Which Moneys together with the Coynage Duty shall not in any one Year exceed the sume of Fifteen Thousand Pounds Sterling Moneys for the use and service of both the said Mints, nor the sume of              Hundred Pounds Sterling Moneys for the use and service of the Mint in Scotland alone, And shall be kept under the usuall Keys in the Office of His Majesty's Mint to which they are Imprest and be Issued out thence from time to time in the same Manner and for the same uses and under the same Restrictions with the said Coynage Duty, Any thing in any Law Statute, or Vsage to the Contrary Notwithstanding.

Provided allways, And Be it further Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That no Moneys of Gold or Silver shall be Coyned in the said Mint in Scotland otherwise then by the hands of Monyers as in England, the Master and Worker, Warden and Counter Warden attending to Oversee and Survey the Essaying {sic}, Melting and Coyning, so that the Moneys may be well and justly C{illeg}|o|yned in Weight fineness and form.

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