Act dischairging the lordes of session to exact tuelve pennyes for the pund and all other exactiones

Oure soverane lord, with advyse and consent of the estates of parliament, considering that the senatoures of the colledge of jusitice are sufficientlie provydit by his majestie and estates for serveing there places without further burden to the leiges, therfore his majestie and estates foirsaidis dischairges in all tymecomeinge all sentance silver, tuelve pennyes of the pund and other exactiones imposed wpoun sentances or decreetes to be pronunced by the saidis judges, and dischairges all actes, statutes and ordinances mad for payment therof. With power all wayes to the saidis judges to modefie chairges to the parties in whose favoures the saidis decreetes and sentances is pronunced, as in equity and consience they shall find reasonable, and as the malitious and willfull pleyeres, perseweres or defenders, shall deserve.

  1. NAS, PA2/22, f.188r.