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127) The Revenue Act of 1926 had retained a World War I era five percent excise on tickets to places of amusement, "but further provided for an exactment of 50 percent on the resale of tickets on the amount exceeding fifty cents over the price printed on the ticket.
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Cardinal Silvio Oddi, Prefect of the Congregation of the Clergy, re-iterated this intent and its exactment in 1983 saying, "The Church no longer imposes punishments.