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Original Language Title: Stelselwet

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Law of 12 July 1821, laying down the foundations of the system of the taxation of taxes, with the jare 1822

WE WILLIAM, at the grace of God, King of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, etc., etc., etc.

As we have taken into consideration the outcome of the deliberations of the Committee of Commissions, by decision of the 23rd of January of the year 1820, No 17, to revise the existing system of the Outgoing And Outgoing Regs and Accines, and Consequently, in order to make substantial changes in that system, and in so far as it is insufficient for the Treasury, it has been sufficient to supplement it by means of such funds as may be the most appropriate. deemed to be;


Article 1

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  • 1 With the order of 1822, the system of public tax, which has been set up in such cases and in accordance with the provisions of the following Articles, will be set out.

  • 2. For so far, by not being adequately arrested in time for the special laws to be arrested, not to be satisfied by the previous period of time, the time limit, until the simultaneous introduction, will be further developed by us. Subject to the provisions of this Regulation Art. 7 , § A, in the event that the new law on patents, cannot be introduced simultaneously with the other taxes.


Article 2

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The pre-written system will consist of the following taxes:

  • I. DIRECT TAXES.

    • a. In the case of unbuilt and built property, as such as they exist according to the laws and regulations imposed on those taxes, to a sum of f 16,028,160.00 which shall be apportioned among the provinces, except as such Provisions shall be adopted if necessary by subsequent laws.

      Above this principal amount will be levied at the same time as two cents for the remittance of non-incoming items.

    • b. On staff, what will be charged on the six following bases:

      • 1 °. The rental value, Four guilders Of each Hundred guilders annual impure rental value of all dwellings and buildings.

        Of these are exempted all homes below Twenty guilders annual rental value; or when rented out of the week, below the Sixty cents Rental value during the week.

        All the fabrious-and trafrich-buildings for so distant do not serve to salvage the manufactured goods, mitsgaders all barns and stables of agriculture, churches, school buildings, asylums of public education and prosperity, and all buildings. for the public, provincial, steathy, and local service. However, parts of the buildings occupied or used up to a time other than those mentioned above shall be subject to the tax.

      • 2 °. The doors and windows.

        From all the exterior doors and windows, which are found in the houses and buildings, will be paid by the users animal houses and buildings to the following tariff:

        Doors and windows equal fluers, and windows of two following floors:

        In municipalities

        below the ... 5,000

        Residents

        f 00.40.

        from 5,000 to 10,000

        '

        -00.50.

        ' 10,000 to 25,000

        '

        -00.60.

        ' 25,000 to 50,000

        '

        -00.80.

        above the ... 50,000

        '

        -1.10.

        Windows of the highest floors:

        In municipalities

        below the 5,000

        Residents

        ... f 00.40.

        In municipalities

        below the ... 5,000

        Residents

        f 00.40.

        Above the ... 50,00

        '

        -00.50.

        With regard to the classification of the communes of the communes to such a population, only the number of inhabitants will be taken as a basis, which is found in the agomerated houses of the municipality, without adding to the population of houses scattered in the city's vastness and which will be arranged in the class to which the municipality, its agomerised population, is one.

        From the load on the doors and windows, are exempt doors and windows, serving to give light or air in attics, basements and other places, not to the dwelling of many, as well as those found in the rooftops or other of the houses and windows in fabrealms and traveids, sheds and stables of agriculture, churches, school buildings, public education and prosperity, and all buildings for the public rhyme, Provincial, urbanizing or localizing service. However, the doors and windows, which are found in the parts of the buildings, occupied or used up to a time other than those mentioned above, are subject to the tax.

        Furthermore, this tax is exempt from this tax, the doors and windows in residential houses below the twenty guilders, annual rental value, or by the week rented, below 60 cents, rental value during the week.

      • 3 °. The haardtowns.

        All the haardtowns found in the houses and buildings will be paid by the users of houses and buildings, in proportion to the number of haardcities:

        When only a haardstede is found f 0.40.

        When there are only two, for each f 0.75.

        When there are three or more to the number of twelve, of each f 1.75.

        These are exempted:

        The haardtowns in residential houses below the twenty guilders annual rent value; or by the week rented, below 60 cents rental value during the week.

        The haardtowns above the number of twelve, in every house or building.

        The haardtowns in churches, school buildings, public education or beneficence, and in all buildings for the public, provincial, urbanizing, or local service.

        The haardcities, however, which are found in the parts of the buildings occupied, or which are used up to others than those mentioned above, shall be subject to the tax.

      • 4 °. Mobilair:

        Of each hundred guilders of the value of the mobile, which is found in dwellings or buildings, will be paid by its users f 1. 00.To the finer of the mobile value, each shall be free of each one's own by designated estimators. In the case of the use of vehicles, the value of the vehicles to be used must be calculated on a fiveoccasion basis of the annual impure rent of the dwellings and buildings in which it is mobile.

        The following shall be exempt from the payment:

        Mobiles in residential houses below the twenty guilders annual rent value, or, during the week rented, below 60 cents rental value during the week.

        It is mobile in churches, school buildings, public education and quality of life, and in buildings intended for the public, provincial, urbanism or local service. However, that no one has been found in the parts of the buildings occupied or used for purposes other than those mentioned above, is subject to the tax.

      • 5 °. The Service Offered.

        Persons or families who keep service will pay: For each service fuse f 7.00.

        Those who hold only a female maid of service will be able to pay for themselves by paying for the self-employed f 4.00.

        They are exempt from work, so they are also used as services, if, for each such person, payment will be paid f 3.00.

        The workers of the farmer in question are free of the tax in all cases.

      • 6 °. The horses.

        Persons or household families, which hold horses for convenience or wealth, will pay them:

        For every horse f 8.

        Carers, postmasters, stalkers and horse-holders, servants of the transport of persons, of horse f 5.00.

        These are exempted:

        The horses used solely and exclusively in agriculture, the fabrials, travekes, businesses or mints, without ever being used up to the ends of the congested horses, are listed.

        However, when these horses are also used for carriages on veers or belts, they will have to be paid for each horse f 7.00.

        The horses of the spiritual persons platten landed.

        The horses of the military and of civil servants until the number, which they are obliged to hold according to the rules of service, shall be obliged to pay the full tax, including the horses holding the goods.

        When the horses are used for the service as well as other ends of the service regulations, they shall pay for each horse f 7 00.

    • c. On the patents.

      The taxation of patents will be levied on the exercise of all trade, profession, business, hand-work and cuning, including inland waterway shipping, instead of domestic tonnage, subject to such conditions as may be provided. exemptions as will be expressed as a result of the law, and what exemptions will be enjoyed without any prior formalities or expenses.

      It will have the basis of a commensurate amount of the profits made by the firms in connection with more or less usefulness, which each company is founded on.

      The maximum tax will not be higher than that of the Law of dato 21 May 1819 (State Gazette, n ° 34).

      Each year a description shall be made to the dwellings of the residents and shall, on that occasion, make the necessary declarations, and be self-qualtiated, until finding and recovery of the written taxes on the staff and patents. Under such rules and provisions, if special laws are to be adopted.

  • II. INDIRECT TAXES.

    • d. The present registration, seal, registry and mortgage regs, subject to the further consideration, or, and, in how far, these regats, will continue to exist on the front of the house, or by others, and others except such as such Amendments, if any, are to be made in accordance with a special law.

    • e. The order of succession, according to the existing law, of the 27th of December 1817 (State Gazette, n ° 37), with such changes, as they will be specified by the law.

  • III. EXCISE.

    • f. On the salt.

      The load on the salt will be of every hundred Dutch pounds f 6.00, and of each barrel of brine f 5.00.

      The attack on the tax will begin on the importation of the salt, but the payment will not be made more advanced than in the case of the result.

      The salt siders and traders at large, will be allowed under proper bail conditions, a walkable credit.

      The rich, traveable, fishing and fish-eries that are so needy will be able to be exempt from the tax, under proper facilities.

    • g. On the meal.

      The levy on wheat, spelt and rye, which is ground to ground, will be applied to each of the mud wheat f 1.40, spelt f 0.50 and rye f 0.40.

      Turkic wheat and husked spelt are made with wheat, and the Egyptian rye with rye is set equal.

      These taxes are exempt, under the same regulations, to be found as emergency, wheat, spelt and rye, which will be ground for the burners, breweries and nurseries, as well as the feeding or feeding of the cattle.

      The tax will have to be paid before the grain can be brought to the mill.

      The millers shall be permitted to grind on a number of cereals above the quantity to be determined by the Special Law, than on a certificate issued by the consignee, that the tax has been paid, or that it is not subject to it.

    • h. On the germ.

      The tax will amount to ten cents of each guild value, of all germ bulls, steers, cakes, heiresses, pinks, calves, sheep and lambs, and eight cents of each guilder value of all the germ-rearing pigs and spene pigs.

      The value shall be determined by the estimators provided for that purpose before the cattle may be slaughtered.

      The tax will be paid to that value and also before the cattle are allowed to be slaughtered.

    • i. On the wine.

      The tax will be, per barrel:

      From the outland of wine f 9.00.

      Of the inland wine f 1.40.

      The burden of taxation will be carried out in the case of the foreign wine of the importation, and for the inland wine with the harvest.

      Traders at large, and the merchants of wine, will be able to be given a credit card in good time; it will be possible to allow the winegrowing industry to continue to be able to take on a credit card, under the same conditions as in the case of dealers, and the wine industry. special law will be established.

      The payment of the tax shall be made in the case of removal from storage.

    • k. dived on the inland.

      The tax will be 12 guilders the vessel, up to a strength of not more than 10 degrees, more than the rate, in accordance with the rate, to be determined by the special law.

      The attack to the minimum of taxation shall be carried out in connection with the quantity of the meal, but shall not be applied for the payment in the case of the removal order.

      The burners and traders at large will be given a forward credit card, under a proper guarantee.

    • L. On the foreign distelle.

      The tax will be 16 guilders the vessel, up to a strength of not more than 10 degrees; more than a maximum of 10 degrees, according to the rate, to be determined by the special law.

      The tax will be charged on importation, but the payment will not be made more advanced than in the case of the domestic product.

      The dealers in large, under proper guarantees, will be given a forward credit.

    • m. On the inland beer and the vinegar.

      The tax will be paid f 0.70. for each vessel, which contain the rudder-or other sewerage orders of the beer and vinegar breweries, mitsgaders, the work-or tweaks in the seweries of the art-vinegar-maeries, and in the case of according to the Law of the 12th of May 1819 (State Gazette No 23), except for changes such as those relating thereto, and in particular those relating to the amount of the meal, to be found to be needed.

    • n. On the sugar.

      The tax will be 9.00. of every 100 pounds of raw sugar and levied according to the existing law of the 21st of May 1819 (official Gazette, n ° 33), except as changes and changes which are made in these cases. It was necessary to be needed.

    • o. On the collective seal.

      The tax will exist in a seal, to which the qualps and documents for the excise duties will be written, to a rate at the individual laws there.

      The seal of the quenantes shall be set in respect of five ten hundred of the amount.

  • IV. ON THE GOLD AND SILVER WORKS.

    • p. The existing regt on the gold and silver works, according to the applicable law.

  • V. THE OUTGOING AND OUTGOING REGS.

    • q. The regs on the in-, out and transit of all goods, were and merchants, mitsgaders outlandish tonnem.


Article 3

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  • 1 The public and private warehouses will be held, for so much as they are subject to the excise duties, but without any costs, and only under a fair provision of rent, for the former.

  • 2 In the case of the closing and closing charges, such fair provisions shall be made as suitable for the purpose of meeting the concerns of the parties concerned.


Article 4

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In the introduction of the special laws, the existing rates of duty on peat, coal, coffee, foreign soap, potash, parelasch, wedasch, souda, waag, lap-size, round, etc. will be taken into account for the expiry of the special laws. Foreign beers and azines and outlandish refined salt and sugar; at the rate of the import and outgoing regts, the relevant regard will be struck upon this abolition.


Article 5

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  • 1 With reference to the excise duties and in particular about the meal, the germ and the interior of the system, the special laws, such as modifications, will determine whether facilities permit, as in connection with the holargeotheid and the nature of the If the local or other conditions so require, tax will be deemed necessary. Moreover, after consulting the Provincial States, we will, after having heard the Council of State, place the excise duty on the meal on the meal, in the form of sale or admodification by the local authorities, in general. (i) district, district (s) or county (s), where it is intended to serve as a natural or mature person, or to be required by the Provincial States; and calculated to a certain principal sum per head, as a result of which: with the transit of wheat or rye, and in accordance with the quota of taxation, They shall be arranged, so that they shall never be maximum from f 1.40 in the principal, being the impost of a mute wheat per head, shall be allowed to exceed.

  • 2 Equally, we reserve the value of the livestock to be used by the egg declaration of the cures for the purpose of determining the excise duty on the sex in order to determine the value of the livestock, except in the case of the method of regulation.

  • 3 In those cities which can be deemed to be the same with the flat country, the admodification for the meal and the own declaration of the value of the germ, may be authorized by us.


Article 6

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From the tax on inland refined salt, the meal, the germ, the wine, the local and foreign distelated, the beer, the vinegar and the sugar will be given depreciation or a refund of the tax, so far this is the case. objects for deity to be exported out of the country, on the foot and the manner, and under zootechnical provisions and provisions, as will be specified by the special laws.


Article 7

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For the purposes of combating ordinary expenditure, included in the first instalment of the Law of 27 April 1820 (Official Gazette, No 7), the following taxes and earnings will be used.

  • A. Derecte Taxation.

    On the unbuilt and built properties.

    The staff.

    The patents.

    In the event that the current law on patents cannot be revised or amended so timely that it must continue to exist as a whole in 1822, so shall the proceeds not exceed five sixth parts to combat it. The first part of the budget of expenditure shall be used. In this case, inland tonnage will also be recovered from the present day until the revision of the patent-law, and five sixth parts of it contribute to the fight against the first instalment of the first instalment of the animal.

  • B. Indirect Taxation.

    Five sixth parts of the registration, seal, registry and mortgage regs.

    Five sixth parts of the regt on the succession.

    In the event of a change in the amount of these taxes, the amount of animal shall be based on five sixth sections, which shall be based on the calculation of the principal of the levy.

  • C. Accinces.

    To the salt.

    '' -

    '' Germ.

    ' The wine.

    ' The interior disteland.

    ' The outcountry distelded.

    '' Beer.

    ' the vinegar.

    ' the sugar.

    ' the collective seal.

  • D. The regt on the gold and silver works.

  • E. The revenue of the post office.

  • F. A sum not exceeding that of a million four times a hundred and fifty thousand guilders, which will be isolated from the proceeds of outward and outgoing regs in order to combat ordinary expenditure.


Article 8

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In order to combat exceptional expenditure, it is understood that, in the second instalment of the budget, such as that for each year, starting with the year 1822, will be determined the following taxes and revenue.

  • A. The rules on the import, exit and transit, foreign tonnage, water tolls, and baak or fire funds, minus any of the sums in question. Art. 7, litt. F . and below Art. 12 indicate.

  • B. The income of the domains, plantagien, waters and forest.

  • C. The lotteries.

  • D. The revenue from the goods to be sold for sale, extraordinary income and any further incidental income.

  • E. The remainder of a sixth part of the registration, stamp, registry, mortgage and success regs.

    In the event of an eventuality change, by setting a new law there, instead of a sixth part, the principle will be followed in the paragraph below.

  • F. So many pennies, in equal numbers to be removed, fixed at all direct taxes and excise duties for the first instalment, if the law will decide to be needed to combat the annual expenditure of the second instalment; in the case of a For particular reasons, in order to make an exception to some kind of taxing animal, there are some reasons for doing so.

    In case of Art. 7 Under Paragraph A, the remainder will be used in the place of pennies for the sixth part of the patent, and of inland tonneal tonnage.


Article 9

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As regards the pennies defined in Article F of the previous Article, and which will be determined each year for the second part, according to the extent of the needs, it shall be determined that, where it is the fifth of the principal of the tax and thus the number of the taxable person, the number of cases in question shall be determined by the of 20, other means will be able to take into account the needs, and that, when circumstances bring, that a quarter of the principal of the tax was not sufficient to combat it. of the expenditure, understood in the second instalment, other resources shall be brought to this end shall be nominated.


Article 10

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The following principles shall be taken into account when the laws are applied to the relevant and outgoing regs and excise duties:

  • (a) The provisions in common with regard to import, transit and transit shall be subject, in so far as the goods to the relevant and outgoing regs are concerned, to the subject of excise duty, or to the subject of a single law, or to two laws; (i) respect for each and every box shall be set out and defined, to the extent that it will be most effective for the sake of clarity and simplicity.

    Regulations on foreign tonnage will be counted, in all cases, until such time as the in-and outgoing regs are to be taken.

  • (b) In respect of all the goods, the declaration of which must be made, the unloading or discharge shall be made on the declaration of the importer, with the exception thereof, that, at any time, it shall be free and without prejudice to the administration of the goods in question; opening up goods, weighing, measuring, counting and roasting goods, provided that the declarant's external costs have been indicated as having been incorrectly indicated. Nevertheless, it will be free to claim, instead of a global declaration, the weighting, measurement, counting and roing, provided that, in such a case, the goods will be subject to excise duty, in all possible cases, to the products subject to excise duty. It must be made more precise, but outside of the costs of the importer.

  • The dual toll will be maintained wherever it will be necessary, but the unfree of the between the two territories, with the exception of the forbidden settlement of goods, will cease. No goods which are subject to impost, nor also manually carried goods, shall be allowed to circulate without evidence of any paid regs.

  • d. The carriage of incoming goods, however, may take place with notes of the place to which they enter, up to that of the true destinating or the office of which they are not situated.

  • (e) All products which are transported, transported or transported by water, or transported to such places or to such places, or are carried out in such a manner that there may be a circumvention of such measures, shall also be carried out in accordance with the provisions of the (b) However, the transfer of jelly banknotes may be made subject to the limitation, however, that such transfer, in respect of goods, shall not extend beyond the time of carriage within a set of goods only on the basis of inward and outgoing regs the distance from the borders, which shall be determined at the latest by four hours. The carriage of products from inland agriculture or animal husbandry, furnishings and other similar products shall be listed as being covered by the law, including all goods which have been subject to any insure other than very low-income uiggable regs are subject, all that freedom of circulation will be allowed, which will be considered to exist with the conservationof lands.

  • (f) Goods, which are prohibited from importation, shall be devoid of the pre-order for transit.

  • (g) The transit of the land shall be authorized only by certain offices; it shall be continued to make use of the warehouse for all other goods transiting, but in both cases, and without any change of fust, marks, or any kind of treatment as also mentioned, which some kind of processing would bring back. With regard to the allocation of funds, the consenting and disclosing funds, the same provision shall be applied to this warehouse, which shall be the same as Art. 3 has been established.

  • h. The approach is accepted, with an increase of ten ten hundred. If a sudden rhyme rhyme between the time of the declaration and the approach moles have a place, this will give rise to a ground to take the approach. to be denied, provided that the declaration was made, on the basis of a wierd, to belong to the needy.

  • i. The confiscation of fraudulent goods, mitsgaders in the cases in which the law is to be determined, of the ships and vehicles which have served to carry out the fraud, will continue to be maintained.

  • (c) In the event of any infringement, of which a fine or a forfeiter of goods has been determined, may be transided, so often attenuating circumstances may be accompanied by the case, or may be regarded as likely to be the result of the Infringement earlier than a intent to deliberate fraud should be attributed to failure.

  • (l) All transactions shall be prohibited if the infringement has to be committed to sufficient proof in regs, and there shall be no doubt that any deliberate fraud shall be held.

  • The formalities will be so simple, and the expenses, so far as they are not entirely abolished, will be so small, if the interests of the exchequer, in connection with the tax culprits, are to be permitted.


Article 11

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  • 1 With a reference to the host of regs, the principle will be based on the principle that, on the one side, the extent of the consequences for the commercialconsequences of the commercialconsequences or the risk of the use of resources shall be taken to ensure that the To avoid them, thereby encouraging them, and on the other side, to ensure that the domestic industry was given adequate protection against foreign competition; maximum on the income as in the field of property, in respect of articles which are directly related to the products of the internal industry, at six per cent, and in respect of all other goods which are not covered by those terms, may be made at three per cent, except in one case, such as in other cases, such exceptions, any prohibition of imports or exports or a hooger regt may be regarded as inevitable. Similarly, in the determination of the import of raw materials for the purposes of the indigenous industry, and on the export of products, the interests of these products will be treated as a fair regard, and in general (iii) The goods will be subject to low-duty exports at 3 or 6 per cent, and higher at the time of importation, and vice versa.

  • 2 For so much the nature of the objects to be taken into account, the method of calculating the number or the size to which the value is determined shall be given preference to the calculation of the procedure, including the so-notified provision of the same kind. maximum -in the eye.

  • 3 The goods which have been exported and the goods which have been exported in and again to be exported will be subject to a fixed rate of interest, in the case of the application of the rate of application of the rate of interest, which shall not exceed 3 per cent, unless otherwise provided. those exceptions, which may be regarded as inevitable, will also be observed in respect of the other costs of transport, that the regs are not to keep his goods back to that State; send, but on the contrary, to make the self prefer.

  • 4 With regard to foreign tonnage, it will be held that the maximum of three fourths of the present system does not exceed this, but will also be taken into account in the case of foreign vessels, For the purposes of the principles of equal treatment, reciprocity or rhetorication, the Dutch ships, with a view to such a burden, encounter in other cases, in accordance with conditions, to be able to respect them.

  • 5 In the case of the import or export of goods with Dutch vessels, the amount of the refund of incoming or outgoing regs may also be regarded as useful for the construction of the shipbuilding industry. to give proper encouragement and support.


Article 12

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Of the proceeds of the system of import, transit, road tolls and foreign tonnage, a sum, not above that of a millionth and three hundred thousand guilders, will be paid annually, which will be exclusively for the benefit of -intended, not only for the purpose of providing premien, in particular support to those branches of national industry, to which it cannot be adequately provided, without bringing the regs to a level which is so high as to could have an influence on the commerce or promotion of the trade give rise, but also, in general, to provide encouragement for the fabrealms, trafkes, restores, fish shops and agriculture.


Article 13

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All existing provisions on the income of the Syndikate shall remain in full force and shall accordingly be subject to the new or amended taxes.


Article 14

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  • (1) In order to combat expenditure of the provincial interest, or to cover other matters, as with the public interest, to cut expenditure and to simplify administration to the management of the provincial authorities; be demanated or become muted, will Six pennies are levied on the principal of the taxes on the buildings and unbuilt property and on the staff. In each province, for pennies, expenditure in each province will be relatively limited to that province, without any general fund being made of such a budget. The application to make use of the funds by the provincial authorities must be made with an indication of the objects to which the fight against the sums applied for must serve, and under the same responsibility as we shall be: Prescribed.

  • 2 The amounts mentioned above will be, in all cases, simultaneously with the principal sums, being perceived by the officials of the public administration.


Article 15

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  • 1 In order to combat the expenditure of the communes, the principal amounts of taxes on unbuilt and built property and on staff shall be charged, Five pennies, until so long other provisions on local taxes will have been approved by Us.

  • 2 On the same foot, taxes can still be levied on these taxes. Two (i) in the case of communes, by express provision, which must be proportionate to the removal or reduction of personal or other local taxes, and in such areas as in the municipalities, which are intended to be used for the purpose of reducing the number of persons concerned. combating harer expenditure the reported Two do not need to be charged, deselfor not, or to a lesser proportion, and the advantage thereof will be due to the subscriptions.

  • 3 The pennies will be collected simultaneously with the principal sums by ' s Rijks officials.


Article 16

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As far as we are concerned, as far as we are concerned, to some of the communes of some of the municipalities, which are subject to these taxes, which are liable to be charged for the benefit of the State, they will be subject to the rules of excise duty at the same time as the official duties of the public administration. shall be paid by such Communes 3 per cent of the amount of the money paid by them to the State Treasury.

Burdens and orders, that it will be collected in the Official Gazette, and that all ministerial departments and authorities, coal and civil servants will keep their hands on the proper execution.

Given in Brussels, the 12th of July of the year 1821, the eighth Onzer government,

(Calculated) WILLIAM.

From the time of the King,

J. G. de Mey van Streefkerk.

Issued