« PreviousContinue »
justice of tfre ^tace,
By RICHARD BURN, LL.D.
LATE CHANCELLOR OF THE DIOCESE OF CARLISLE.
THE TWENTY-THIRD EDITION:
With Corrections, Additions, and Improvements.
The Cases brought down to the End of Easter Term,
1 Geo. IV. 1820.
And the Statutes to the 1 Geo. IV. 1820.
By GEORGE CHETWYND, Esg. M.P.
BARRISTER AT LAW,
AND CHAIRMAN Or THE GENERAL QUARTER SESSIONS OF THE PEACE
FOR THE COUNTY OF STAFFORD.
Dr. Burn has great merit: He has done great service, and deserves great
IN FIVE VOLUMES.
Printed by A. SiraIiAn, Law-Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty:
For T. Cadell and W. Da Vies, in the Strand;
F. C. 4 J. Rivington, St. Paul's Church-Yard, & Waterloo-Place;
Joseph Butterwokth and Son, Fleet-Street;
and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown,
TABLE OF THE NAMES OF TITLES,
CONTAINED IN THE SECOND VOLUME.
EXCISE and Customs 1. 830
€xtixt an& Customs.
A S the customs and excise, so far as justices of the peace, constables, and other peace officers are concerned therein, are in some measure connected and interwoven with each other, it is thought proper here to represent them together, that the reader may at once have a full and distinct comprehension of the whole.
Sect. I. Of the Customs in general.
II. OfRegulations relating to Emigration.
III. Of the Excise in general.
IV. Of warehousing goods.
V. Of the several Particulars under the Management oj
I. Of the Customs in general.
[13 & 14 C. 2. c 11. § 5—7.15. — 6 W. c. 1. § 5. 6. — 8 Ann.
Under the word Customs is comprised every duty which is to be paid upon the importation or exportation of goods, wares, or merchandize. 6 Bac. Abr. 259.
Duties upon the importation or exportation of goods, wares, or merchandize, were perhaps at first imposed, for enabling the crown to make and maintain commodious ports and harbours, and to keep up a fleet for the protection of the ships of merchants against enemies and pirates. 6 Bac. Abr. 259.
After 10th May 1787 the rules annexed to the two books of rates of 12 C. 2. and 11 G. 1. are repealed by stat. 27 G. 3. c. 13. § 31.
By stat. 59 G. 3. c. 52. § 1. after the 5th of July 1819, all the Former juti« subsidies, customs, impositions, or duties whatever, respecting the repealed. revenue of customs, payable by virtue of any act then in force upon
Vol. 11. II