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Civil List Act 1697

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The Civil List Act 1697 was an Act of the Parliament of England (9 Will III c. 23).[1] This was the first Act of Parliament to set the Civil List, although the custom had begun in 1689.[2] The annual amount assigned to King William III and his household was £700,000, an amount that did not change until the beginning of the reign of George III in 1760.[3]

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Civil List Act 1697
Act of Parliament
Long titleAn Act for granting to His Majesty a further Subsidy of Tunnage and Poundage towards raiseing the Yearly Summ of Seven hundred thousand Pounds for the Service of His Majesties. Household & other Uses therein mencioned during His Majesties Life.
Citation9 Will 3 c 23
Territorial extent England and Wales
Other legislation
Repealed byCustoms Law Repeal Act 1825 (6 Geo 4. c. 105)
Status: Repealed
Text of statute as originally enacted