Bank of England Act 1694

The Bank of England Act 1694 (5 & 6 Will & Mar c 20), sometimes referred to as the Tonnage Act 1694,[3] is an Act of the Parliament of England. It is one of the Bank of England Acts 1694 to 1892.[4]

Bank of England Act 1694[1]
Long titleAn Act for granting to theire Majesties severall Rates and Duties upon Tunnage of Shipps and Vessells and upon Beere Ale and other Liquors for secureing certaine Recompenses and Advantages in the said Act mentioned to such Persons as shall voluntarily advance the sūme of Fifteene hundred thousand pounds towards the carrying on the Warr against France.[2]
Citation5 & 6 Will & Mar c 20
Status: Amended
Revised text of statute as amended

Sections 1 to 15 and 22 to 24 and 33 and 35 to 48 were repealed by the Statute Law Revision Act 1867.

Sections 16 and 18 were repealed by the Statute Law Revision Act 1966.

Sections 21 and 32 and 34 were repealed by section 8 of, and Part I of the Schedule to, the Bank Act 1892.

Section 25 was repealed by Schedule 3 to the Bank of England Act 1946.

Section 28 was repealed by Part XI of Schedule 1 to, the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1976.

Sections 29 to 31 were repealed by Schedule 1 to the Statute Law Revision Act 1948.


  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title was authorised by section 1 of, and Schedule 1 to, the Short Titles Act 1896. Due to the repeal of those provisions, it is now authorised by section 19(2) of the Interpretation Act 1978.
  2. ^ These words are printed against this Act in the second column of Schedule 1 to the Short Titles Act 1896, which is headed "Title".
  3. ^ Andrew Browning. English Historical Documents, 1660-1714. Second Edition. Routledge. 1996. Page 322
  4. ^ The Short Titles Act 1896, section 2(1) and Schedule 2

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