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Mixture of other Materials therewith, in Manner in the faid Aet men- Brown Paper tioned, or made of such old Ropes or Cordage mixed with such refuse made of ordage,
or of Marerials Materials only, as are not fit for making any Paper chargeable with
fit only for a Duty exceeding One Penny per Pound Weight, shall be liable to the inferior Papier, said Duty of One Penny per Pound Weight, and Mall be denominated fall be liable 19 Paper of the Second Cals under the said recited A&s; and that so the Duty of id. much of the said last recited Act us directs, that if in any Engine of per lb. and be any Paper Maker of which Nətice shall be given as aforesaid, any Class, &c. Materials shall be found other than old Ropes or Cordage, such Paper Maker Mall forfeit the Sum of One hundred Pounds, shall be and the fame is hereby repealed.
II. And be it further enacted, That if in any Engine of any Paper Penalty, if in Maker, of which Notice thall be given under the said latt recited Engine emAct as employed in the making of Paper chargeable with a Duty not played for lowexceeding One Penny for every Pound Wight thereof, any Materials priced Paper fit for making a higher priced Paper than fuch Paper as old Ropts or Materials fit for Cordage will make, or any Materials fit for making or which can
making higher be employed in making any Paper chargeable with a Duty exceding priced Paper, One Penny for every Pound Weight thereof, Mail be at any Time iool. found, then and in every such Case such Paper Maker shall forfeit the Sum of One hundred Pounds, to be recovered and applied in like Manner as any other Penalty of like A nount may be recovered and applied under or by virtue of the said last recited Ac.
III. And be it declared and enact-d, That every Paper Maker in 1 w Paper Ireland shall be charged and chargeable with, and shall pay for and in Makers ihall pay respect of every Vat or Wet Press whichever shall be most in Number, for Vars or Wet which shall at any Time be kept or used by such Paper Maker, the Presles kept by
them. several and respective Sums which by the said recited A& of the
[See 47 G.:3. Forty-seventh Year aforesaid, for amending the Acts for regulating 1. 1. c.38. $1.] and securing the Collection of the Duties on Paper made in Ireland, are charged and made payable for or in respect of any Vat or Wet Press of such Paper Maker, whether such Sum is charged and made payable for any Vat or Wet Press kept or used, or for any Vat or Wet Press krpt and used by any such Paper Maker, at such Time and in such Proportions as in the said last recited Act is mentioned, specified, and contained. “ Powers of recited Afts, 47 G. 3. f. 1. c. 18. and c. 38. extended " to this Act. § 4.
fifty thousand Pounds, by way of Annuities and Treasury
[roth June 1809.] “ Contributors for every rool. (Iris Currency,) thall be entitled " to 120l. in the Iris 31 per Cents, from 25 December 1808; and “ to gl. 25. 6d. in Treatury Bilis payable in Four Years from 25 March
1809, and bearing Interett at 5 per Cent. per Annum. § 1. Forging • Receipts or Debentures Felony without Clergy. $ 19.
by Treasury Bills for the Service of Ireland for the Year One
CAP. LXXX. An Act for allowing Dealers to roast their own Coffee on certain Conditions.
[10th June 1809.] 106). c. 10. $ 31, &c.
THEREAS by an AA made in the Tenth Year of the Reign W
of King George the First, among other Things for repealing ! certaio Duties therein mentioned, payable upon Coff
. e imported, and • for granting certain Inland Duties in love thereof, the C mmissioner: ! for the said Inland Duties for the Time being, or the major Part of ' them, are authorised and empowered to provide Houses for the • roasting of Coffee, ard to appoint Officers for attending the f-me, • and One or more Person or Persons well killed in the roafting of • Coffee, to attend at each such Roasting House for that Purpose; ! and it was by the faid A&t directed, that from and after the pro. • viding of such Roasting Houses, and durins the Continuance of • the same for the purposes aforesaid, no Coffee Berries should be • roafted, burnt, or dried in Great Britain, in order to make the same ! fit for Sale, but in some or One of those Houses, under the Penalties • in the said A& mentioned, and certain other Provifions were by the ! said Ad made with respect to such Roasting Houses: And whereas • it is expedient to allow all Sellers of and Dealers in Coffee to roast • their own Coffee, under, subject, and according to the Rules and
Regulations herein after mentioned ;' Be it therefore enacted by the King's most Excellent Majelty, by and with the Advice and Consent
of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Dealers in Coffee Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the fame, That from may roast their
and after the passing of this A&t all Sellers of and Dealers in Coffee own Coffee on
shall be at liberty to roalt his, her, or their own Coffre, under, subject, making Entry at and according to the Rules and Regulations herein-atter mentioned; of Excise.
that is to say, Every such Seiler of and Dealer in Coffee, being delirous to roast Coffee, fhall, before he, she, or they, fhail presume to roalt any Coffee, make true and particular Entry in Writing at the next Office of Excise, of one or more Room or Rooms for that Purpose, which Room and Rooms respectively shall either be adjoining or as
near as possible to the Rooms or Places by him, her, or them entered Penalty for not and made use of, for keep'ng Raw Coffee ; and if any Seller of or making Entry Dealer in Coffee shall presume to roatt any Coffee in any Room or sol.
Place whereof he, she, or they shall not have made such Entry as aforesaid, the Person or Perfons fo offending shall for every such Offence forfeit and lose the Sum of Fitty Pounds, together with all
the Coffee which shall at any Time be found in any such Room of Dealers receiving Place whereof po such Entry shall be made: Provided always neverunroasted Coffee in less Quantity
theless, that no Seller of or Dealer in Coffee, who shall at any Time than 56lbs. Thåll receive into his, her, or their custody or Possession, any unroasted not be permitted Coffee, less in Quantity than Fifty-fix Pounds, save and except Coffee to roast Coffee. returned to him, her, or them, by any Customer for being disliked,
shall be at liberty to roaft, or put in Operation of roafting, or shall presume to roaft, or put in operation of roafting, any Coffee ; and if any Seller of or Dealer in Coffee shall contrary to the Directions of this A&, presume to roaft, or put in operation of roafting, any
Coffee, he, the, or they shall, for each and every such Offence, forfeit Penalty 501. and lose the Sum of Fifty Pounds, together with all such Coffee by
him, her, or them so roalted or put in operation of roafting.
II. And be it further enacted, That it shall and may be lawful to Oficers of Exand for the Officers of Excise, or any or either of them, from Time sife may enter to Time and at all Times by Day and by Night upon his or their the Premises of
Dealers, Request (but if in the Night in the Presence of a Constable, or other lawful Officer of the Peace), to enter icto all and every Room and Rooms entered or made use of by any such Importer, Seller, or Dealer in Coffee, for the Purpose of roafting or burning Coffee, and to inspect, examine, weigh, or take Account of all the Coffee, either raw, roafting, or roasted, which shall at any Time be in any such Room or Rooms, and to remain and continue in any such Room or Rooms during the Time that any Coffee shall be in the Operation of roafting.
III. And he it further enacted, That it shall and may be lawful to and may take and for the Officers of Excise, or any or either of them, and they are Samples of hereby authorized and empowered to take at any Time and Times a
Coffee. Sample or Samples of any Coffee, either raw, roasting, or roasted, which such Officer or Officers shall at any Time find in any such Room or Roome, paying for every such Sample the usual Price thereof; and in case any Seller or Sellers, or Dealer or Dealers in Coffee, or Penalty for reany Workman or Servant to him, her, or them belonging, shall retuse fusing Samples, to permit such Officer or Officers to take such Sample or Simples aš 100l. aforesaid, upon his or their offering to pay for the same after the Rate aforesaid, or shall anywise obtruct or binder him or them in taking such Sample or Samples, such Scller or Seilers, or Dealer or Dealers in Coffee lo offending, shall for each and every such Offence forfeit and lose the Sum of One hundred Pounds. “ Commissioners may permit the Use of the present roasting Houses “ till 08. 10, 1809. § 4,
V. And be it further enacted, That if any Person whatsoever Penalty on shall assault, oppose, moleft, obftruct, or hinder any Officer or Officers obftruâing Offiof Excise in due Execution of this Act, or of any of the Powers or cers, 100l. Authorities hereby granted other than in any Case for which a Penalty is herein-before specifically imposed, all and every such Person or Pero sons fo offending shall for every such Offence severally forfeit the Sum of One hundred Pounds.
VI. “And whereas the Officers who before and at the Time of passing this Act were employed in the roasting of Coffee may, by
reason of the Liberty given by this Aa, be without such Employ. 'ment, and may thereby lose their Salaries, and it is therefore ex. • pedient that some Compensation should be made to such Officers • for the Loss of such their Salaries;' Be it therefore enacted, That Compensation to it Mall and may be lawful to and for His Majesty, His Heirs and Officers for Loss Successors, by Warrant under his or their Sign Manual, to direct of Salary for during Pleasure the Commissioners of Excise to pay to such Officers roasting Coffee. out of the Revenue of Excile such Yearly Allowances as His Majetty, His Hers or Succeffors, thall judge fit, fu as no Allowance to any such Officer shall exceed Three-fourths of the Yearly Amount of che Salary of which he or they is, are, or shall be deprived in consequence of such Liberty as aforelaid being given by this Act.
VII. And be it further enacted, That all Fines, Penalties, and Fit. Penalties feiturts imposed by this A&t shall and may be lucd for, levied, recovered, thall be leviedl and mitigated by such Ways, Mcans, and Methods as any Fine, and recovered Penalty, or Forfeiture is or may be recovered or mitigated by any Law as under former or Laws of Excile, or by Axion of Debt, Bill, Plaint, or Informa.
tion in any of His Majesty's Courts of Record at Weftminster, or in the Court of Exchequer in Scotland; and that one Moiety of every such Fine, Penalty, or Forfeiture shall be to His Majesty, His Heirs and Succeffors, and the other Moiety to him or them who shall discover, inform, or sue for the same.
CA P. LXXXI.
Silks, and Salt, and for authorizing the Seizure of Utensils
(10th June 1809.) 47 G. 3. st. 2.
W of ,
HEREAS by a Clause in an A&, made in the FortyC. 30. § 13. repealing
• other Things to amend several Laws of Excise in Great Britaio, 34 G. 3. c. 20. $ 9.
• lo much of an Act, made in the Thirty-fourth Year of the Reign • of His present Majefty, as is recited in the said Clause is repealed, • save and except as is therein excepted, and it is by the said Clause o enacted, that if any Person or Perions whatever shall counterfeit or • forge, or cause to be counterfeited or forged, any Stamp, Device,
or Label provided or directed to be used in pursuance of he said • A& made in the Thirty-fourth Year of the Reign of His said
Majesty, every Perlon fo offending, and being thereof duly con• victed, thail be adjudged a Felon, and shall for such hii, her, or
their Offer.ce, be transported as a Fclou or Felons for the Space • of Seven Years : And whereas by the said Ad of the Thirty-fourth · Year of the Reign of His faid Majesty, it was also enacted, That • if any Person or Persons should counterfeit, forge, or resemble • the Mark or Impression of any such Stamp or Device in Manner • therein mentioned, or should have in his, her, or their Custody
or Poffeffion, or should utter, vend, or tell any Paper with such • a counterfeit or forged Mark or Impression as is therein mentioned, • knowing the same to be counterfeiteit or forged, or Mould upon any • Ream, Bundle, or Quantity of Paper as is therein mentioned, know• ingly put or place any Cover, or Wrapper having thereon such • counterfeit or forged Mark or Impression as is therein mentioned,
or any such counterfeit Label, every such Perlon so offending • therein should, for every such Offence, forfeit the Sum of Five • hundred Pounds : And whereas in lieu of the said pecuniary • Penalty of Five hundred Pounds by the said A& imposed it is 'expedient to extend the Provisions of the said Act of the Forty• seventh Year of the Reign of His said Majelty to Persons guilty of
any of the said Offences lastly hereinbefore recited ;' Be it therefore Instead of Penal- enacted, by the King's moft Excellent Majesty, by and with the ty of 500l. under Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiri!ual and Temporal, and Com.
mons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of Persons counter the fame, That, from and after the passing of this Act, if any Person feiting Marks on Paper, or having
or Persons whatever shall upon any Cover or Wrapper of or belonging Paper in their
to or used with or upon any Label affixed to 'any Ream or Quantity Poffeffion with of Paper, or upon any Pafteboard, Millboard, Scaleboard, or glazed such counterfeit- Paper, counterfeit, forge, or resemble the Mark or Impreffion, or fl'all be guilty of any Stamp or Device provided or directed to be used in pursuance of Felony, and
the said Aa of the Thirty-fourth Year of His said Majesty's Reigo, transported for seven years.
34 G. 3. 4. 20.
or shall have in his, her, or their Cuftody or Poffeffion, any such counterfeit Stamp or Device, knowing the same to be counterfeited, or shall have in his, her, or their Cuttody or Possession, or shall utter, vend, or sell any Paper with a counterfeit or forged Mark or Impresfion of any fuch Stamp or Device on the Cover or Wrapper of such Paper, or on any Label affixed thereto, or any Pafteboard, Millboard, Scaleboard, or glazed Paper, with a counterfeit or forged Mark or Impression of any such Siamp or Device upon such Pafteboard, Millboard, Scaleboard, or glazed Paper, or upon any Label affixed thereto, knowing the fame to be so counterfeited or forged, or shall upon any Ream or Quantity of Paper which has not been duly entered with the proper Officer or Officers, and charged with the Duty of Excise imposed for or in respect of such Paper, knowingly put or place any Cover or Wrapper having thereon such counterfeit or forged Mark or Impression, or any such counterfeit Label, every Person, so in either of the laid Cases offending, and being thereof duly convicted, shall, in lieu and instead of the said Penalty of Five hundred Pounds, be adjudged a Felon, and shall for such his, her, or their Offence be transported as a Felon or Felons for the Space of Seven Years.
II. And whereas, by an Act, made in the Forty.third Year of • the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Aa to repeal the 43 G. 3.c. 69. • Duties of Excise payable in Great Britain, and to grant other Duties • in lieu thereof, the Duties on Licences imposed by an Act made • in the Twenty-fourth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, • intituled, An Aa for laying certain Duties upon Licences to be taken 24 G. 3. c. 41. • out by the Makers of and Dealers in exciseable Commodities therein ' mentioned, were repealed, and other Duties ou Licences are by the • faid firit mentioned Ast imposed in lieu of the said Duties on Li• cences so repealed, and among the Duties so repealed was a Duty • of Ten Pounds on ev:ry Licence to be taken out by every Calico · Printer, and by every Printer, Painter, or Stainer of Silks, Linens, • Cottons or Scuffs : And whereas by the faid Act of the Forty-third ! Year of the Reign aforesaid a Duty of Ten Pounds is imposed on
every Licence to be taken out by every Calico Printer, and by
every Printer, Painter, or Stainer of Linens, Cottons or Stuffs, . but by Miltake no Licence Duly is by the said Act of the Forty• third Year of His faid Majesty's Reign imposed on any Printer, • Painter or Stainer of Silks, and it is therefore expedient to re&tify • the said Miftake ;' Be it therefore enacted, That from and after the Printers, &c.of passing of this Ad, every Printer, Painter, or Stainer of Silks, shall Silks, thall take
out Licences take out such Licence, and pay for the same such Sum of Money as he, the, or they would have been subject and liable to if the said Aa
24 G. 3. c. 41. of the Forty-third Year of the Reign aforesaid had not been made, and Thail also be subject and liable to the like Penalties for every Neglect to take out or renew any such Licence as such Person or Persons would have been subject or liable to if the said last mentioned Act had not been inade.
III. ' And whereas by the said A&t, made in the Forty.third Year 43 G. 3. c. 69 • of the Reign of His present Majetty, a Duty is imposed on Saited [Schelide A. • Beef, Pork or Baron, brought by Land from Scotland to England, Salt.]
to be paid by the Person bringing the same upon Entry thereof at • the nearest Office of Excise in England, on Pain of the Forfeiture of such Beef, Pork, or Bacon, or the Value thereof : And whereas