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made of any articles so imported, upon the ground Duty on Wine Im- that they are not such supplies, or are for the purported by them.

poses of trade, the proof to the contrary shall lie on the Dutch Proprietor importing the same, and not on the seizing Officer. Provided always, that if sufficient security by bond be given in Court, to abide the decision of the Commissioners of Customs upon such seizure, the goods so seized shall be admitted to entry and released.51. May not export the

It shall not be lawful for such Dutch Proprietors produce of iheir to export the produce of their estates to the United Estates to United Kingdom or Coloniesin America. 52.

Kingdom, or to any of His Majesty's Sugar Colonies The several sorts of goods enumerated in the Table following are prohibited to be imported or brought, either by sea, or by inland carriage, or navigation, into the British Possessions in America, or into the Island of Mauritius, or can only be so imported or brought, under the restrictions inentioned in such Table.

TABLE OF PROIBITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS*. GUNPOWDER, Arms, Ammunition, or Utensils of War, are prohibited to

he imported except from the United Kingdom, or from some other

British possession. Tea, prohibited to be imported into the British possessions in America,

except from the United Kingdom, or from the Cape of Good Hope, and places Eastward of the same to the Straits of Magellan.

-3 & 4 Wm. IV. c. 101, $ 2. Fish, dried or salted, Oil, Blubber, and Fins, or Skins, the produce

of creatures living in the sea, prohibited to be imported, except from the United Kingdom, or from some other British posses. sion, or unless taken by British Ships, fitted out from the United Kingdom, or from some British possession, and brought in from the Fishery, and except Herrings from the Isle of Man, taken and

cured by the inhabitants thereof. Coffee, Sugar, Molasses, and Rum, being of Foreign production, or the

production of any place within the limits of the East India Company's Charter, prohibited to be imported into any of the British possessions on the Continent of South America, or in the West Indies (the Bahama and Bermuda Islands not included), except to be warehoused for exportation only, and may also be prohibited to be imported into the Bahama or Bermuda Islands, by his Majesty's Order

in Council. Base or Counterfeit Coin, and Books (such as are prohibited to be im

ported into the United Kingdomt), prohibited to be imported : And if any goods shall be imported or brought into any British possession in America, contrary to any of the prohibitions or restrictions abovem ntioned, the game shall be forfeited; and if the ship or vessel, in which such goods shall be imported he of less burthen than seventy tons, such ship or vessel shall also be forfeited.-3 and 4 Wm. IV. c. 59. $ 7.

* These prohibitions and restrictions are extended to His Majesty's Settlements at Sierra Leone, and all other His Majesty's Settlements on the western coast of Africa.-Order in Council, 12 Oct. 1429. As well as to His Majesty's Colony of the Cape of Good Hope (with the exception of Tea).-Order in Council, 22 Feb. 1832, and 1st April 1333.

† See page 49.

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Coffee, Sugar, Molasses, and Rum (although British Plantation), exported from any British possession in America, into which Foreign goods of the like kind can be legally imported, shall upon subsequent importation from thence into any Coffee, &c. though Bri: British possession in America, into which such tish Plantation, deemed

Foreign goods, being of Foreiga production, cannot be legally imported, or into the United Kingdom, be deemed to be of Foreign production, and shall be liable, on such importation respectively, to the same duties, or forfeitures, as foreign articles of the like description would be liable to, unless the same shall have been warehoused under the provisions of this Act; and exported direct from the warehouse to such other British possession, or to the United Kingdom, as the case may be.- 8.

DUTIES (commonly called Crown Duties) payable on Goods Imported

into the British Possessions in America, over and above any other Duties.

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TABLE OF DUTIES, (4 Geo. III. c. 15.)

Duty. Wine, except French Wine, viz.

£ d. of the growth of the Madeiras, or of any other island or place from which such wine may be lawfully imported, and which shall be so imported from such island or place, the tun...

7 0 Portugal, Spanish, or any other wine (except French wine) imported from the United Kingdom, the tun... 0 10 0

Under the Act 6 Geo. III. c. 52. MOLAsses and SYRUPS, the gallon

1 Pimento (British), the lb. .

Under the Act 14 Geo. III. c. 88.

(On importation into Canada only.) SPIRITS, viz.

Brandy, or other Spirits, of the manufacture of the
United Kingdom, the gallon....

0 0 3
Rum, or other Spirits, which shall be imported or
brought from any of His Majesty's sugar colonies in the
West Indies, the gallon

0 0 6 Rum, or other Spirits, which shall be imported or brought from any other of His Majesty's colonies or dominions in America, the gallon ...

0 0 9 Brandy, and other Spirits, of foreign manufacture, imported or brought from the United Kingdom, the gallon 0 1 0 Rum, or Spirits, of the produce or manufacture of any of the colonies or plantations in America, not in the possession or under the dominion of His Majesty, imported from

any other place except the United Kingdom, the gallon,

0 1 0

Duties payable upon Spirits, being of the Growth, Production, or Manu

facture of the United Kingdom, or of any of the British Possessions in America or the West Indies, imported into Newfoundland or Canada.

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d. SPIRITS, viz. imported into Newfoundland, viz.

the produce of any of the British possessions in South America or the West Indies : viz.

imported from any British possession in
America or from the United Kingdom, the gallou.... 006
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Foreign, and to be charged with duty as such.
......, the produce of any British possession in North

America, or of the United Kingdom, and imported
from the United Kingdom, or from any British posses.
sion in America, the gallon

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imported from any other place, to be deemed
Foreign, and to be charged with duty as such.
imported into Canada : viz.

the produce of any British possession in South
America or the West Indies, and imported from any
British possession in America, or from the United
Kingdom, the gallon.....

0 0 6 imported from any other place, to be deemed Foreign, and charged with duty as such. When imported from the United Kingdom, this duty is not to be abated upon the ground of any duty under any Colonial Law. On the exportation of Rum or other Spirits (being the produce of the

British possessions in South America or the West

B. P. Indies) from Newfoundland to Canada, a drawback Rum, exported from

of the duties of Customs paid on the importation Newfoundland to Canada.

thereof, from any of the said places into New.

foundland, will be allowed, on proof on oath that the duties had been paid, and upon the production of a certificate from the officers at Quebec, that such Spirits had been duly landed in Canada, and provided the same be shipped within one year from the date of importation, and the drawback duly claimed within one year from the date of shipment.–3 and 4 Wm. IV. c. 59. § 15,

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DUTIES payable on GOODS, WARES, and MERCHANDIZE, not

being of the Growth, Production, or Manufacture of the United Kingdom, or of any of the British Possessions in America, imported or brought into any of the British Possessions in America, by Sea or by Inland Carriage or Navigation.

TABLE OF DUTIES, (3 and 4 Wm. IV. c. 59.)

Duty.

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£ d. Imported into the British possessions in the West Indies

or on the Continent of South America, or into the Ba

hama or Bermuda Islands, viz. Wheat Flour, the barrel....

0 5 0 imported from any British possession in North Ame

rica, or from the warehouse in the United Kingdom. Free Shingles, not more than 12 in. in length, the 1000

0 7 0 more than 12 in. in length, the 1000

0 14 imported from any British possession in North Ame

rica, or from the warehouse in the United Kingdom Free Red Oak Staves, and Headings, viz., till Jan. 1, 1834, the 1000 1 6 3

on and from 1st January, 1834, until the 1st Jan., 1836,
the 1000...

1 2 on and from the 1st January, 1836, the 1000.

0 15 0 imported from any British possession in North America,

or from the warehouse in the United Kingdom... Free White Oak Staves and Headings, viz., until the 1st January, 1834, the 1000

1 39 on and from the 1st January, 1834, until the 1st Janusary, 1836, the 1000....

0 19 9 on and from the 1st January, 1836, the 1000

0 12 6 imported fronı any British possession in North America,

or from the warehouse in the United Kingdom... Free Pitch-Pine Lumber, 1 in. thick, the 1000..

1 1 0 imported from any British possession in North America,

or from the warehouse in the United Kingdom.. Free White and Yellow Pine Lumber, 1 inch thick, the 1000 feet, viz., until the 1st January, 1834..

1 on and from the 1st Jan. 1834, until the 1st Jan. 1836 1 6 on and from the 1st January, 1836

1 1 0 imported from any British possession in North America, or from the warehouse in the United Kingdom....

Free Dye-wood and Cabinetmakers' wood.....

Free Other kinds of Wood and Lumber, 1 inch thick, the 1000 ft. 1 8 0 Wood Hoops, the 1000..

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TABLE OF DUTIES, (3 and 4 Wm. IV. c. 59.) continued. Duty. Wood Hoops, continued.

£ $ d. imported from any British possession in North America,

or from the warehouse in the United Kingdom Free Beef and Pork salted, of all sorts, the cwt. .....

0 12 0 imported from any British possession in North America Free imported into New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, or Prince

Edward's Island, viz. Wheat Flour, the barrel......

05 0 Beef and Pork, salted, of all sorts, the cwt.

0 12 0 fresh, brought by land or inland navigation.

Free Imported into any of the B. P. in America, viz. Spirits, viz.-Brandy, Geneva, or Cordials, and other Spirits, except Rum, the gallon

0 1 0 and further the amount of any duty payable for the time

being on Spirits, the manufacture of the United King

dom*.
Rum, the galloo....

0 0 6 and farther, the amount of any duty payable for the time

being on Rum of the British possessions in South-
America or the West Indies.

N. B.—Rum, although British, if imported from
any British possession in which foreign Rum is
not prohibited, is treated as foreign, unless it had
been warehoused, and exported from the ware-

house.
Wine in bottles, the tun.....

7 7 0 and further, for every 1001. of the value.

7 10 and on the bottles, the dozen..

0 1 ...bottled in and imported from the United Kingdom, t for every 1001. of the value

7 10 0 .... the Bottles

Free
co.. not in bottles, for every 1001. of the value.. 7 10 0
.... imported into the British possessions in North Ame-

rica from Gibraltar or Malta, suhject to no higher duty
than if imported from the United Kingdom, viz., one

tenth of the duty remitted. Coffee, the cwt.

0 5 0 Cocoa, the cwt.

0 5 0 Sugar, the cwt.

0 5 0 Mielasses, the cwt.

0 3 0 and further, the amount of any duty payable for the time

being, on Coffee, Cocoa, Sugar, and Melasses respec-
tively, being the produce of the British possessions in
South America or the West Indies.

. See page 163. + To enable the officers in the Colonies to charge the proper duties upon Bottled Wines, it is directed “ that upon the exportation of any Wines which may have been bottled in the United Kingdom, such fact should be stated in the cocket accompany. ing the same.”—Min. Com. Cus, 21 Aug. 1834.

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