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Ireland, and be taken out of Warehouse for Consumption
in Ireland, or which, having been taken out of Warehouse
in England or Scotland for Removal to Ireland, shall on
or after the said Day be brought into Ireland, the addi-
tional Duty of One Shilling and Tenpence, and so in
proportion for any greater or less Degree of Strength or

any greater or less Quantity:
And for and upon every Gallon of Spirits of the Nature or

Quality of plain British Spirits of the Strength of Hydro-
meter Proof, manufactured or distilled in the Islands of
Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, and Sark respectively, and
imported from any of the said Islands into Ireland, there
shall be charged and paid, on and after the Nineteenth
Day of April One thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight,
in lieu of the Countervailing Duties of Excise now charge-
able thereon under any Act or Acts in force, the Counter-
vailing Duty of Excise of Nine Shillings, and so in pro-
portion for any greater or less Degree of Strength or any

greater or less Quantity. II. No Drawback of Excise shall be allowed or paid for or No Drawback upon any Made Wines which on or after the Nineteenth Day to be allowed

on Made of April One thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight shall be

Wines. removed from England or Scotland to Ireland; and the Coun- Countervailing tervailing Duties now payable on the Removal from Ireland Duties to cease. to England or Scotland of the several Mixtures, Compounds, Preparations, and Commodities enumerated or described under the Head of Spirit Mixtures in the Schedule (A.) of the Act passed in the Eighteenth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, Chapter Twenty-two, shall also cease to be payable on any such Removal made on or after the said last-mentioned Day.

III. The said several Duties by this Act granted and imposed Duties, &c. shall be under the Management of the Commissioners of Inland to be under the

Management of Revenue, and shall be charged, raised, levied, collected, reco

the Commisvered, paid, and applied in such and the like Manner, and by sioners of Inthe same Ways, Means, and Methods, by which other Duties of land Revenue, Excise upon or in respect of Goods or Commodities of the lected and paid same Sorts or Kinds respectively are or may be respectively under the Procharged, raised, levied, collected, recovered, paid, and applied'; visions of Acts and all Acts relating to the Duties of Excise, and all Fines, Forfeitures, Pains, and Penalties for any Offence against or in breach of any Act for securing Duties of Excise, or for the Regulation or Improvement thereof, and the several Clauses, Provisions, Powers, and Directions contained in such Acts, shall and are hereby directed and declared (except as altered by this Act) to extend to and shall be respectively applied, practised, and put in execution for and in respect of the said Duties hereby granted and imposed respectively, in as full and ample a Manner, to all Intents and Purposes, as if all and every the said Acts, Clauses, Provisions, Powers, and Directions, Pains, Penalties, and Forfeitures, were particularly

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Excise,

repeated and re-enacted in the Body of this Act with reference

to the said Duties hereby granted and imposed as aforesaid. Where Con

IV. · And whereas Contracts or Agreements may have tracts have • been made for the Sale or Delivery of some of the Goods or been made,

. Commodities on which increased or additional Duties of additional Duties to be · Excise are by this Act granted and imposed, which Contracts added to the or Agreements may have been made with no Reference to Price of the Articles con

such additional Duties, and thereby the several Contractors tracted for. may be materially affected :' For Remedy thereof be it

enacted, That every Person who shall have made or entered into any such Contract or Agreement shall be and is hereby authorized and empowered, in the Case of any such Contract or Agreement, to add so much Money as will be equivalent to the increased or additional Duty hereby granted on any such Goods or Commodities respectively to the Price thereof, and shall be entitled by virtue of this Act to be paid and to sue for

and recover the same accordingly. Duty-paid V. All Spirits on which the full Duties of Excise chargeable Spirits may be by Law shall have been paid may lawfully be removed from the Stores of the respective Stores or Stocks of Distillers, Rectifiers, ComDistillers and pounders, Dealers, and Retailers of Spirits in Great Britain and others to and

Ireland respectively to and from and between the said respective from different Parts of the

Parts of the United Kingdom in like Manner as such Spirits Kingdom. may now be removed, and under and subject to the like Rules

and Regulations as the same are now subject and liable to on the Removal thereof from any such Stores or Stocks as aforesaid to and from and between Places both of which are situated

in one and the same Part of the United Kingdom. 19 & 20 Vict. VI. "Whereas by an Act passed in the Nineteenth and c. 34.

- Twentieth Years of Her Majesty's Reign, Chapter Thirty« four, a Duty of Excise at the Rate of Two Shillings per «Hundredweight was imposed on all Sugar used in the brewing ' or making of Beer after the Fifth Day of April One thousand

eight hundred and fifty-eight, such Rate of Duty, together

with the reduced Rate of Customs Duty on Sugar appointed " by Law to take effect after the said last-mentioned Day, beir • deemed to be an Equivalent for the Duty of Excise on the

Malt for which such Sugar would be substituted in the brew20 & 21 Victo ing or making of Beer : And whereas by an Act passed in the c. 61.

- last Session of Parliament, Chapter Sixty-one, certain in« creased Rates of the Duties of Customs on Sugar were

granted until the Thirty-first Day of March One thousand

eight hundred and sixty inclusive, in lieu of the said reduced Charging of

· Rates :' Be it enacted, That the charging and levying of the Excise Duty on said Duty of Excise granted by the said Act of the Nineteenth Sugar used in and Twentieth Years of Her Majesty's Reign on Sugar used ferred until 1st as aforesaid shall be deferred until the First Day of April One April 1860. thousand eight hundred and sixty, and shall then be charged

and levied only on Sugar so used on or after the said lastmentioned Day.

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CAP. XVI.

An Act for the further Amendment of the Duties of
Customs.

[11th May 1858.]
Most Gracious Sovereign,
WE, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the

Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in Parliament assembled, towards raising the necessary Supplies to defray Your Majesty's Public Expenses and making an Addition to the Public Revenue, have freely and voluntarily resolved to give and grant unto Your Majesty the additional Rates and Duties herein-after respectively mentioned; and do therefore most humbly beseech Your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows:

I. That, towards raising the Supply granted to Her Majesty, Additioual the following Duties of Customs shall be charged on and after Rates and the Nineteenth Day of April One thousand eight hundred and Spirits, &c. fifty-eight on the Articles under mentioned, on their Importa- imported into tion into Ireland in lieu of the Duties now payable thereon ;

Ireland. viz. Spirits,

not being sweetened or mixed with any s. e!.
Article so that the Degree of Strength thereof
cannot be ascertained by Sykes's Hydrometer;
for every Gallon of the Strength of Proof by
such Hydrometer, and so in proportion for any
greater or less Strength than the Strength of
Proof, and for any greater or less Quantity than
a Gallon of and from a British Possession in
America, or the Island of Mauritius, and Rum
of and from any British Possession within the
Limits of the East India Company's Charter,
in regard to which the Conditions of the Act
4 Vict. c. 8. have or shall have been ful-
filled

the Gallon 8 2
-- Rum Shrub, Cordials, and Liqueurs of and
from a British Possession in America, or the
Island of Mauritius, or a British Possession
within the Limits of the East India Company's
Charter, qualified as aforesaid the Gallon 8 2

CAP. XVII.
An Act to apply the Sum of Eleven Millions out of the

Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year One
thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight.

21st May 1858.] Most Gracious Sovereign, WE, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects

, the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, in Parliament assembled, towards making good the Supply which we have cheerfully granted to Your Majesty in this Session of Parliament, have resolved to grant unto Your Majesty the Sum herein-after mentioned ; and do therefore most humbly beseech Your Majesty that it may be enacted ; and be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by

the Authority of the same, as follows: There shall be 1. There shall and may be issued and applied, for or towards applied for the making good the Supply granted to Her Majesty for the Service Year 1858 the of the Year One thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight, the Sum of Sum of Eleven Millions out of the Consolidated Fund of the 11,000,0001.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and the Comout of the Consolidated Fund.

missioners of Her Majesty's Treasury of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, or the Lord High Treasurer of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, for the Time being, are or is hereby authorized and empowered to issue and

apply the same accordingly. The Treasury II. It shall be lawful for the said Commissioners of Her

Majesty's Treasury, from Time to Time, by Warrant under 11,000,000l. of Exchequer

their Hands, to cause or direct any Number of Exchequer Bills Bills to be to be made out at the Receipt of Her Majesty's Exchequer at

Westminster for any Sum or Sums of Money not exceeding in scribed by

the whole the Sum of Eleven Millions; and such Exchequer 48 G. 3. c. 1., Bills shall be made out in the same or like Manner, Form, and 4 & 5 W. 4.

Order, and according to the same or like Rules and Directions, C, 15., and 5 & 6 Vict.

as are directed and prescribed in an Act passed in the Fortyc. 66.

eighth Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third, Chapter One, and in another Act passed in the Session of Parliament holden in the Fourth and Fifth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, Chapter Fifteen, and in another Act passed in the Session of Parliament holden in the Fifth and Sixth Years of the Reign of Her

present Majesty, Chapter Sixty-six. The Clauses, III. All and every the Clauses, Provisoes, Powers, Privileges,

Advantages, Penalties, Forfeitures, and Disabilities contained Acts extended to this Act.

in the said recited Acts shall be applied and extended to the Exchequer Bills to be made out in pursuance of this Act, as fully and effectually, to all Intents and Purposes, as if particularly repeated and re-enacted in this Act.

IV. The

may cause

made out in manner pre

&c. in recited

IV. The Exchequer Bills to be made out in pursuance of Interest on this Act shall and may bear an Interest not exceeding the Rate

Exchequer

Bills. of Threepence Halfpenny per Centum per Diem upon or in respect of the whole of the Monies respectively contained therein.

V. It shall and may be lawful for the Governor and Company Bank of of the Bank of England, and they are hereby empowered, to England may take, accept, and receive the Exchequer Bills authorized to be 11,000,000). made out in pursuance of this Act, and to advance or lend to on the Credit Her Majesty,

at the Receipt of the Exchequer at Westminster, of this Act, upon the Credit of the Sum granted by this Act, out of the standing Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom of Great Britain 5 & 6 W. & M. and Ireland, any Sum or Sums of Money not exceeding in the c. 20. whole the Sum of Eleven Millions, anything in an Act passed in the Fifth and Sixth Years of the Reign of King William and Queen Mary, Chapter Twenty, or in any other Act or Acts, to the contrary notwithstanding.

VÍ. It shall be lawful for the said Commissioners of Her Bills prepared Majesty's Treasury, and they are hereby authorized and em- by virtue of powered, to cause such Bills as shall be prepared by virtue of this Act to be this Act to be delivered from Time to Time to the Governor the Bank as and Company of the Bank of England, in such Proportions as Security for the Public Service may require, as Security for any Advance such Advances. or Advances which may be made to Her Majesty by the said Governor and Company of the Bank of England, under the Authority of this Act.

VII. It shall be lawful for the said Commissioners of Her Monies raised Majesty's Treasury to issue and apply from Time to Time all by Bills to be such Sums of Money as shall be raised by Exchequer Bills Services voted to be made out in pursuance of this Act to such Services as by the Comshall then have been voted by the Commons of the United mons. Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in this present Session of Parliament.

VIII. The Principal Sum or Sums of Money to be contained Exchequer in all such Exchequer Bills to be made forth by virtue of this Bills made Act, together with the Interest that may become due thereon, upon the growshall be and the same are hereby made chargeable and charged ing Produce of upon the growing Produce of the Consolidated Fund of the the ConsoliUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in the next

dated Fund. succeeding Quarter to that in which the said Exchequer Bills have been issued; and it shall be lawful for the said Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury for the Time being, and they are hereby authorized, from Time to Time, by Warrant under their Hands, to direct the Comptroller General of the Receipt of the Exchequer at Westminster, in such Manner as they shall think necessary, to grant a Credit on the Exchequer Funds in the Bank of England unto such Person or Persons as shall be named in the said Warrant, which Credit shall be chargeable on and paid out of the growing Produce of the said Consolidated Fund of the next succeeding Quarter to that in which

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