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“ Good: for private Use, &c. on which Duties have not been paid, “ may be entered, and Value ascertained, although imported before " July 5, 1809; Proof being given that they were for private

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After the Ratifi XXIII. And be it further enacted, That from and after the Ter. cation of a mination of the War by the Ratification of a Definitive Treaty of Definitive Treaty Peace, it shall and may be lawful for the United Company of Merof Peace, Eaft chants of England trading to the East Indies, to expose to Sale either India. company for the Purpole of being worn or used in Great Britain

, or for ExportaHome Consump- tion, any Silk Handkerchiefs of the Maoufa&ture of Persia, China, tion or Exporta- or the Eall Indies, that shall have been or may thereafter be secured tion India Silk

in the Warehouses of the said United Company, subject nevertheless Handkerehiefs

to the Duties by this AA imposed, or which may bereafter be imposed fubject to Duties under this AA. thereon ; and all such Silk Handkerchiefs on which such Duties shall

bave been duly paid, shall and may be worn or used in Great Britain, or fold or exposed to Sale therein, and shall not be subject to Seizure or Forfeiture, nor shall the Person or Persons who Mall wear or use the same, or who shall sell or expose to Sale the same, or have the same in his, her, or their custody or possession, be liable to any Penalty or Penalties, or Fine or Fines whatever on account thereof,

any Law, Custom, or Usage, to the contrary not withitanding,
Limitation of the XXIV. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That for the
Quantity for
Three Years.

Space of Toree Years from and after the said Ratification, the faid
United Company shall not, in any One Year, fell or expose to Sale a
greater Quantity of such Silk Handkerchiefs than Fifty thousand
Pieces, and that such Fifty thousand Pieces shall be of the usual
Length, and of the Sorts that shall have been usually exposed to Sale.

XXV. • And Whereas certain Bounties are allowed on the Ex, portation of Refined Sugar, produced from Raw Sugar imported from the British Plantations in America: And Whercas it is ex• pedient that the like Bounties should be allowed on the Exportation • of Refined Sugar produced from Sugar imported by the United

Company of Merchants of England trading to the East Indies ;' Be Like Bounty it therefore enacted, That from and after the said Fitch Day of July Thall be allowed Ore thousand eight hundred and nine, there shall be paid and allowed on Exportation on the Exportation of Refined Sugar produced from Sugar imported of Sugar, if

by the United Company of Merchants of England trading to the Eaft refined from Sugar imported

Indies, t'e like Bounty as is now or hereafter may be allowed by by the East India Law on the Exportation of the like Sort or Description of Refined Compary as if Sugar, produced from Raw Sugar imported from the British Planta. from British

tions in America, subject in every Relp &t to the Conditions, Rules, Plantation

Regulations, Restrictions, Penalties, and Forfeitures, now by Law Sugar.

practised and applied with respect to the Bounty allowed on the

Expertation of Refoed Sugar. Where Goods XXVI. And be it further enactid, That in all Cases where by the are chargeable Schedule and Tables hereunto annexed the Duties of Customs by this according to the Ad imposed upon the Importation of Goods, Wares, and MerValue, it shall be chandize into Great Britain, are charged, not according to the Weight, considered on Importation as at

Tale, Gauge, or Measure, but according to the Value thereof, luch the Port of

Value shall be taken and considered as the same shall be at the Port of Jmportation, Importation, without any Abatement or Deduction whatever, except which shall be

of so much as the Duties payable on the Importation thereof by this

A&

Ad shall amount to, and that such Value shall be ascertained (except as ascertained acin this Act is provided) by the Declaration of the Importer or Pro. cording to prietor of such Goods, Wares, or Merchandize so imported, or of his 37, G.3.C.13. known Agent or Factor, in the Mamer and Form, and under all the $ 17, 18, and if

valued Rules and Regulations, and subject in the Rules and Regulations, they may be and subject to the same forfeitures and Penalties, as are prescribed, detained ; [See directed, and imposed for ascertaining and collecting Duties to be paid $. 18. 21, 22. as

to Eaji India according to the Value thereof, by an A& passed in the Twenty-seventh

Goods.] Year of the Reign of His present M-j-fty, intituled, An Aa for repealing the several Duties of Customs and Excise, and granting other Duties in lieu thereof, and for applying the said Duties

, together with the other Duties com. posing the Publick Revenue;

for permitting the Importation of certain Goods, Wares, and Merchandize, ihe Produce or Manufaäure of the European Dominions of the French King, into this Kingdom: and for applying certain unilaimed Monies remaining in the Exchequer for the Payment of Annuities on Lives to the Reduâion of the National Debt, and in case such Goods, Wares, or Merchandize, shall not be valued according to the true and real Value thereof, and according to the true Intent and Meaning of this Act, then it shall be lawful for the proper Officer or Officers of the Customs to cause the same to be detained, and the said Goods, Wares, or Merchandize, shall be dealt with, and the proper Officers of the Customs shall proceed in every Respiet in the Manner prescribed in such Case by the said recited A&.

XXVII. And be it further enacted, That in all Cases where, by the On Exportation Schedule annexed marked A. the Duties of Cuitoms by this Act im- the Value shall posed upon the Exportation of Goods, Wares, and Merchandize from be confidered as Great Britain, and charged, not according to the Weight; Tale, Exp viation, &c.

at the Port of Gauge, or Measure, but according to the Value thereof, such Value as inder shall be taken and considered as the same shall be at the Port of Ex- 27 G. 3. c. 13. portation, without any Deduction or Abatement whatever, except of $ 19. in moch as the Duties of Customs paid or payable thereon at the Time of the Entry of such Goods, Wares, and Merchandize thall amount to, and that such Value shall be ascertain-d (except as in this Act is provided) by the Declaration of the Exporter or Proprietor of such Goods, Wares, and Merchandize, or of bis known Agent or Factor, in the Manner and Form, and under all the Rules, Regulations, and Restrictions, and subjret to the same Forfeitures and Penalties as are prescribed, directed, and imposed for ascertaining and collecting the Duties to be paid according to the Value thereof, by the said recited Act passed in the Twenty-seventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty; and in case any Goods, Wares, or Mer. chandize shall not be valued according to the true Intent and Meaning of this A&, then it snail be lawful for the proper Officer or Officers of the Cattoms to cause the same to be detained, and the said Goods, Wares, or Merchandize tha!l be dealt with, and the proper Officers of the Customs shall proceed in every Respect except as herein after is provided, in the Manner prescribed in such Case by the said reciied A&t.

XXVIII. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That in case In case Goods be any Goods, Wares, or Merchandize, fabject to Duty on Exportation undervalued the by this A&, according to the Value thereof, shall on Examination by Exporter shall be the proper Officers of the Customs, be found to be under-valued, and paid according to Thall on that Account be detained, the Exporter or Proprietor shail in made on Entry, such Case be paid the Value of such Goods, Wares, and Mer- and the Goods

chandize, detained.

chandize, according to the Declaration made on the Entry thercof for Exportation, together with the Amount of the Customs paid thereon, at the Time of the Entry thereof, without any further Allow. ance whatever; any Thing in the said recited Act passed in the Twenty seventh Year of His present Majesty, or in any oher Ac or

Acts of Parliament to the contrary thereof notwithitanding. If on making

XXIX. And be it further enacted. That if at the Time of making Entry of British the Entry for the Exportation of any Gonds, Wares, or Merchandize, Goods for

of the Growth, Produce, or Manufacture of Great Britain, on wbich Exportation the real Value cannot

the Duties of Customs by this Act granted, are charged in the Schedule be afrertained, hereunto annexed marked (A.), according to the Value thereof, the Exportation may Exporter or Proprietor of such Goods, Wares, or Merchandize, be permitted on fo entered for Exportation, his known Agent or Factor shall not be Oath of the Fact, able to ascertain the true and real Value thereof, it Mall be lawful for and Bond being the Collector and Comptroller of the Customs at the Port of Exportagiven for the Duties, &c. tion, to permit such Exporter or Proprietor, Agent or Factor, to fhip

or export such Goods, Wares, or Merchandize, upon making Oath that such real Value cannot be ascertained, and upon Bond being givea either by the Exporter or Proprietor of such Goods, Wares, or Merchandize, or by the known Agent or Factor of such Exporter or Proprietor, to His Majesty, His Heirs and Succeffors, with one fuf. ficient Surety in Treble the Amount of the supposed or estimated Duty on the Value of sucb Goods, Wzres, or Merchandize, conditioned for the Payment of the Duties hereby imposed, withio Three Months, and according to the true and real Value thereof, and for producing the Invoice and Bills of Parcels, or such other Documents as fhall be required by the Collector and Comptroller of the Customs at the Port of Exportation, in case the Production thereof thail be thought necessary by such Officers of the Customs, for the Purpose of ascer. taining the true and real Value of such Goods, Wares, or Merchand ze,

so exported as aforesaid. The Entry shall XXX. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That upon state whether the the Exportation of all Goods, Wares, and Merchandize, of which Exporter is the real Value cannot be ascertained, and in Cases where the Dutits Proprietor or

are allowed to be secured by Bond as aforesaid, the Name of the actual Agent, &c.

and real Exporter, whether fuch Exporter shall be the Proprietor or the Agent or Factor of the Proprietor, shall be declared in the Entry, together with the Name of the Agent or Factor making the Entry, and giving such Bond, and the Declaration of the Value of such

ods, Wares, and Merchandize, according to which the Duties shall be ascertained and paid, and the Bond canceiled, shall in all such Cases be signed by such aciual and real Exporter, and not by any

Clerk, Agent, or Broker, of such Exporter. Penalty of true XXXI. And be it further enacted, That if any Exporter of any Value for making such Goods, Wares, or Merchandize, entered for Exportation, shall a falle Declara- knowingly and fraudulently make any false Declaration of the Value

of any such Goods, Wares, or Merchandize, after the same shall have been allowed to be shipped for Exportation, every such Exporter shall for every such Offence forfeit a Sum equal to the true and real Value

of all such Goods, Wares, or Merchandize. Coromiffioners of XXXII. And be it further enact.d, That in case any Goods, the Customs may Wares, or Merchandize upon which Duties of Customs are hereby direct Goods

imposed, shall be detained by any Officer of the Customs on account detained, as not truly valued, te of the same not being valued according to the true and real Value

thereof,

uon,

any

thereof, and according to the true Intent and Meaning of this Ac, be delivered, &c. it shall and may be lawful for the Commissioners of His Majesty's on Proof that Customs in England for the Time being, or any Four or more of theni, no Fraud was

intended. and the Commissioners of His Majesty's Customs in Scotland for the Time being, or any Three or more of them, upon Proof being made to their Satisfaction that no Fraud was intended, to direct the Goods to be delivered, and the Entry to be amended, upon such Terms and Conditions as under the Circumstances of the Case shall appear to the said Commissioners of the Customs in England and Scotland respectively to be reasonable, and as they shall think fit to direct: Provided Proprietor shall al ways, that if the Importer, Exporter, or Proprietor of such Goods, not have Wares, or Merchandize, shall accept the Terms or Conditions pre. Damages. scribed by the said Commissioners of the Customs respectively, such Importer, Exporter, or Proprietor shall not have or be entitled to anv Recompence or Damage, an account of the Detention of fuch Goods, Wares, or Merchandize, or have or maintain Action whatever for the same ; any Law, Custom, or Usage to the contrary notwithstanding • Recital of 4.3 G. 3. c. 156. for enabling the Treasury to purchase " the Prilage and Butlerage of Wines; and 46 G. 3. c. 79. confirming

an Agreement for purchase thereof in certain Ports from the 6. Duke of Grafton. All Monies on account of Prisage and Butlerage " of Wine received firce July 5, 1806, shall be paid over to the • Collector of the Cuftoms. $ 33. Produce of Composition for

Prisage received fince 5 July 1806, shall be paid in like Mane ner. § 34.

XXXV. And be it further enact:d, That from and after the Fifth After 5 July Day of July One thousand eight hundred and nine, no Wine of any 1809, no Wine Sort shall be admitted to En:ry for Prisage either in the Port of Ihall be admitted

in certain Ports London or ei: her of those Ports in England where the Right of Prisage

to Entry for has been so purchased as aforesaid, but that Wine imported into Prisage, but London, or either of the said Ports, shall from and after the said Fifth shall pay Duties Day of July One thousand eight hundred and nine, be subject and of regular liable to the Duties of Customs, and no other, as in Cales of regular Importation, Importation, as the fame are described and set forth in Figures ia the Schedule to this Act annexed, marked (A).

XXXVI. And be it further enacted, That from and after the Fifth After 5 July Day of July One thousand eight hundred and nine, the Duty called 1809, Butlerage Butlerage, and the Money formerly received by any or either of the Duty thall cease. Deputies of the said Duke of Grofton, or any other Person for him or them under the Denomination of Composition, shall cease, determine, and he no longer due and payable.

XXXVII. And be it further en2&-d, That before any Blubber, On Entry of Train Oil, or Spermaceti Oil, or Head Mattor, or Whale Fins, im- Blubber and Oil, ported into Great Britain, as being the Produce of Fish, or Creatures &e. as imported living in the Sea, taken and caught by the Crew of a Britib-built in British Ships Ship or. Veffel wholly owned by His Majetty's Subjects, usually and taken by rending in Great Britain, Ireland, or the INards of Guernsey, Jersey, Oath Thall be Alderney, Sark, or Man, registered and navigated according to Law, made of the fhall be admitted to Entry on Payment of the Duty by this Ad Facts, &c. imposed on such Blubber, Train Oil, Spermaceti Oil, Head "Matter, or Whale Fins refpcct,vely when imported in such Shipping, the Matter or other Person having or taking the Charge or Command of

the

the Ship or Vessel in or on board of which the faid Articles shall be imporred, shall make Oath before the Collector or Comptroller, or other Chief Officer of the Customs at the Port in Great Britain into which the same shall be imported, who is hereby authorized and required to adminifter the same, that the same was or were bona fide the Produce of Fish or Creatures living in the Sea, adually taken and caught by the Crew of any such Ship or Vefsel; and the Importer, or Proprietor, or Confignee of such Blubber, Train Oil, Spermaceti Oil, or Head Matter, or Whale Fins, shall also make Oath before the Collector or Comptroller, or other Chief Officer of the Customs, (who are hereby authorized and required to adminifter such Oath,) at the Time of the Entry, that to the best of bis or their knowledge and Belief the Articles f» imported were bona fide the Produce of Fith, or Creatures living in the Sea, actually taken and caught by the Crew of a British-built Ship or Veffel, wholly owned by His Majefty's Subjects usually residing in Great Britain, Ireland, or the INands of Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, Sark, or Mun, registered and navigated according to Law; on Failure whereof the said Articles shall be deemed and taken to be of Foreign Fishing, and charged with the Duty im

posed by this Ad on such Articles of Foreign Fishery. On Entry of XXXVIII. And be it fur: her enacted, That before any Blubber, Blubber and Oil, Train Oil, or Spermaceti Oil, Head Matter, or Whale Fins, imported So as of the British Fishery of

into Great Britain as being taken and caught on the Banks and Shores Newfoundland,

of Newfoundland and Parts adjacent, wholly by His Majesty's Subjects &c. the Master carrying on such Fishery from that INand, and reliding there!r, or shall produce a as being actually taken and caught wholly by His Majefty': Subjecto Certificate from usually refiding in any British Colony or Plantation in North America,

or usually residing in any other British Colony, Plantation, Territory, Customs, Sr. at

or Settlement, fail be admitted to Entry on Payment of the Duty Colony, and by this Act imposed on fuch Blubber, Train 0:1, Spermaceti Oil, maha Oath of Head Matter, or Whale Fins respectively, when imported in a Britisbthe facts, &e. built Ship or Vefsel, regiltered and navigated according to Law, the

Master or other Pcrfon having or taking the Charge or Command of the Ship or Vaffel in which the same Mall be imported, fhill produce and deliver to the Collector or other Chief Officer of she Customs of the Port of Importa'ion, a Certificate under the Hand and Seal of the Collector or other Chief Officer of the Customs of the Port or Place in the Colony, Plantation, Territory, or Settlement where the Articles Thall leave been taken on board; or if no such Officer shall be reliding there, then a Certificate shall be produced under the Rand and Szal of the Governor, or in his Absence under the Hand and Seal of ine De. puty-Governor, of such Colony, Plantation, Territory, or Settlement, testifying that Oath had bien inade before him (who is h: reby authorized and required in such Cale to adminifter the same, and to grant such Certificate) by the Master of the Ship trom which the Blubber, Train Oil, Spermaceti Oil, Head Matter, or Whale Fins mentioned in such Certificate, had been landed in such Colony, Piantation, Territory, or Settlement; that the same was or were really and lonâ fide the Produce of Fish or Creatures living in the Sia, actually caught and taken wholly by His Majefty's Subject: carrying on such Fishery, and usually residing in such Colony, Plantation, Territory, or Settlement; and the Mafter or other Person having or taking the Charge or Command of the Ship or Vessel in which the Blubber, Train Oil, Spermaceti Oil, Head Matter, or Whale Fing

thall

the Port in die

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