It imposed a new direct tax on all American colonists, requiring them to pay a tax on all printed materials. This included legal documents, ship papers, licences, playing cards, magazines, newspapers, and more. Money collected from the Act was to help pay for British troops stationed on the American frontier. These troops had been dispatched to defend the colonies from French aggression. But many colonists were not happy about this tax. While others still felt this tax was a blatant attempt to fatten the pockets of officers across the pond.
B student at National Law University, Jodhpur]. The effect of non-payment of stamp duty at the time of enforcement of an award has been the subject of varied judicial interpretation. The conflict arises from the fact that an award passed by a tribunal is not always produced before the courts, unlike decrees in civil suits. In civil proceedings, the question of payment of stamp duty arises only when a document is to be admitted into evidence. This has been recognised in various judgments, including K. Santhakumari v.
I did not care, but my parents seemed to care. I did not know what the big deal was. I was at school at the time. I wanted to know why my mom was so upset, but my dad said not to worry about it. Being only a young child of nine, I went on about my daily routine and forgot about the worry my parents were experiencing.
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. The colonies or the Stamp Act Congress questioned whether it was right for Parliament to tax the colonies. In doing so Parliament created a rebellion within the colonies who only wanted a say in their Government and decisions being made. If Parliament had treated the colonies better, respected their rights to govern themselves, and had given them a say maybe this would not have contributed to the series of events leading up to the Revolutionary War. Henretta Its purpose was to raise money for the British army stationed in the American colonies.