Section IV – The said court to be a court of record

Fire of London Disputes Act 1666

 

And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said Justices and Barons or any three of them for the matters and according to the powers herein before mentioned shall be, and shall be taken to be a Court of Record, and that the Judgements and Determinations which shall be made betwixt party and party by authority of this Act shall be recorded in a Book or Books of Parchment to be provided for that purpose, and that every such Judgement and Determination shall be signed by three or more of the said Justices or Barons Which said Book or Books of Record shall be placed and intrusted in the custody of the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the City of London, for the time being, to be kept with the Records of the said City, and to remain as a perpetual standing Record, unto which all persons concerned or which shall be concerned shall or may repaire to view the same, and thereout to take Copies of all such Judgements and Determinations as shall relate to him her and them And that none of the said Justices and Barons shall take any Fee or Reward whatsoever directly or indirectly for any thing to be done by them by virtue or colour of this present Act.

Fire of London Disputes Act 1666