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ties in the British Colonics and Plantations in America; far continuing, amending,
For every Ton of Wine of the Growth of the Madeiras, or of any other Island
For every Ton of Portugal, Spanish, or any other Wine (except French Wine), imported from the United Kingdom, the Sum of Ten Shillings; Recital or And whereas, under or by virtue of an Act passed in the Sixth Year of the Reign 3. o. so. of lljs jate Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act for repealing certain Duties in the British Colonies and Plantations granted by several Acts of Parliament, and also the Duties imposed by an. Act made in the last Session of Parliament upon certain East India Goods exported from the United Kingdom, and for granting other Duties instead thereof and, for further encouraging, regulating, and securing several Branches of the Trade of this Kingdo?n and the British Dominions in America, the following Duties are chargeable upon Melasses and Syrups and British Pimento imported into the British Possessions in America; (that is to say,)
For every Gallon of Melasses and Syrups (except as in the same Act is
mentioned), One Penny; For every Pound Weight Avoirdupois of British Pimento (except as in the same Act is mentioned), One Halfpenny: Recital of And whereas, under or by virtue of an Act passed in the Fourteenth Year of the (.3. c. 88. jjeign of nis iate Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act to establish a Fund towards further defraying the Charges of the Administration of Justice and Support of the Cioil Government within the Province of Quebec in America, the following Duties are chargeable on Brandy, Rum, and Spirits imported into any Port of Canada; (that is to say.)
For every Gallon of Brandy or other Spirits of the Manufacture of the United
For every Gallon of Rum or other Spirits which should be imported or
imported or brought from the United Kingdom, One Shilling: For every Gallon of 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, One Shilling: And whereas it is expedient that the several herein-before mentioned Duties imposed by the said Acts respectively should be repealed; be it therefore enacted, rjuti,!ilepund0f That so much of each of the said Three several Acts of His late Majesty King 4g. ».c . 15., George the Third as imposes or authorizes the Charge of the herein-before men- I/q3^0,; |g'' tioned Duties upon Wine, Melasses, Pimento, and Spirits respectively, shall be and the same is hereby repealed.
III. And whereas by the said Possessions Act it was enacted, that the several ProhibletP^ rf Sorts of Goods enumerated and described in the Table therein mentioned, deno- established by minated, "A Table of Prohibitions and Restrictions," should be prohibited to be ^st^ssl0n" imported or brought either by Sea or inland Navigation into the British Possessions in America, or should be so imported or brought only under the Restrictions mentioned in such Table, according as the several sorts of Goods are set forth
therein, and that if any Goods should be imported or brought into any of the British Possessions in America contrary to any of the Restrictions mentioned in such Table in respect of such Goods, the same should be forfeited ; and that if the Ship or Vessel in which such Goods should be imported should be of less Burden than Seventy Tons, such Ship or Vessel should also be forfeited : And whereas it is expedient that the Prohibitions established by the lastly herein-before recited Enactment should be materially modified, and that for this Purpose the said Enactment should be repealed, and such Prohibitions should be enacted as herein-after are mentioned; be it therefore enacted, That so much of the said Possessions Act as prohibits the Importation of the Goods enumerated and described in the Table in the said Act contained and herein-before mentioned, and as declares the Forfeiture of such Goods, and of certain Vessels importing the same, as herein-before is mentioned, shall be repealed.
IV. And be it enacted, That the several sorts of Goods enumerated or described Establishing in the Table following, denominated " A Table of Prohibitions and Restrictions," ^°tmtm *"
are hereby prohibited to be imported or brought, either by Sea or by inland Carriage or Navigation, into the British Possessions in America or the Mauritius, or shall be so imported or brought only under the Restrictious mentioned in such Table, according as the several sorts of such Goods are set forth therein ; (that is to say,)
A TABLE OF PROHIBITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS.
Coffee, Sugar and Rum may be imported into the British Possessions in the West Indies and South America, and the Mauritius in certain cases.
Ammunitions, Arms, or Utensils of War,
prohibited to be imported, except from the United Kingdom or from some other British Possession.
Sugar, not being refined, in Bond in the United Kingdom,
being the Produce or Manufacture of any British Possession within the Limits of \he East India Company's Charter, except and subject as herein-after is provided, or being of Foreign Produce or Manufacture, 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), or into the Mauritius, except to be warehoused for Exportation only, and may also be prohibited to be imported into the Bahama or Bermuda Islands by Her Majesty's Order in Council.
Base or Counterfeit Coin,
Books, such as are prohibited to be imported into the United Kingdom,
And if any Goods shall be imported or brought into any of the British Possessions
V. Provided always, and be it enacted, That it shall be lawful to import into any British Possessions in the West Indies and South America, and into the Mauritius, any Coffee the Produce of any British Possessions within the Limits of the East India Company's Charter, and also any Sugar the Produce of any British Possessions within the Limits of the East India Company's Charter into which the Importation of Sugar the Produce of any Foreign Country or of any British Possession into which Foreign Sugar may be legally imported has been prohibited,
and also any Rum the Produce of any British Possession within the Limits of the
VI. And whereas by the said Possessions Act it is enacted, that there shall ce^ta6^}^
import Duties VII. And be it enacted, That there shall be raised, levied, collected, and paid imposed. unj0 l.ler Majesty the several Duties of Customs as the same are respectively set forth in Figures in the Table of Duties herein-after contained, upon Goods, Wares, and Merchandize not being the Growth, Production, or Manufacture of the United Kingdom, or of any of the British Possessions in America, or of the Mauritius, or of any of the British Possessions within the Limits of the JEast India Company's Charter, or the Produce of any of the British Fisheries, imported or brought into any of the British Possessions in America or the Mauritius by Sea or inland Carriage or Navigation:
TABLE OF DUTIES.
Wheat Flour - - - the Barrel of 196 lbs.
Fish of Foreign Tak- ) dried or salted, the Cwt.
ing or Curing - $ pickled - the Barrel -
Meat, salted or cured - - the Cwt.
Butter ... «
Cheese - - - - -"