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judice of the trade of this kingdom:for remedy whereof may it please your Majejly that it may be enafted \ and be it enacted by the King's most excellent majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the lords spiritual and temporal, and commons, in this present All goods,not parliament assembled, and by the authority of the fame, That being the any goods, not being the growths produce, or manufacture, of of^ritilh610' &r'nish American colony or plantation, or any other p|ace or

America, or country under the d6minion of his Majesty, that have been, or other his any goods or merchandises whatsoever which (hall hereafter be Majesty's do- taken during the continuance of the said recited act, and which Tave^en^ have been' or mal1 be bought int0 Great Britain by any of his taken or (hall Majesty's (hips of war, or by any private or other ihip or vessel be during the having commission from the lord high admiral of Great Bricontinuance tain^ or the commissioners for executing the office of lord high act^aVd"^ "ac*miral °f ■ Great Britain for the time being, for that purpote, bro'ucrhtinto ma^ anc* may? upon condemnation thereof as lawful prize, be Great Britain landed in any port within this kingdom, and secured under the by any ship King's locks, in warehouses provided at the sole expence of the properly com- capt0rs, with the privity and approbation, and under the care nu ione , z^ inspection, of the commissioners, or other principal officers, to be secured for collecting and managing the respective duties of customs arid Ki^Vtocks exG^e to which fuco goods are liable; and upon admission of any inw a re houses fucn goods into such warehouses, there (hall be paid by the at the expence captors, or their agents, the following duties only, which shall of the captors, not be afterwards drawn back or repaid upon the exportation Duties to be °f the fame goods j that is to fay, for all such goods (except paid when the wines and vinegar, and such goods as are herein-after enumegoodsare rated) taken, as aforesaid, by any of his Majesty's mips of war, warehoused. tne najf 0f tne 0j^ subsidy, granted by the act of tonnage and poundage, passed in the twelfth year of the reign of King Charles the second; and the whole of the further subsidy of poundage, granted by an act passed in the twenty-first year of the reign of his late majesty King George the second, being what is commonly called the subjioy one thousand seven hundred and forty-seven; and for the like goods, if taken by any private or other ship having commission as aforesaid, the half of the old subsidy, and no more; which duties (hall be collected, paid, and applied, in the fame manner, and to the fame purposes, whereunto they 'are by law appropriated, subject nevertheless to the customary

and legal discounts and abatements, and allowances for damage: and for every ton of such wine and vinegar, taken as aforesaid, either by his Majesty's (hips of war, or (hips having commissions as aforesaid, the sum of three pounds, and so after the same rate for any greater or lesser quantity, to be paid into the receipt of his Majesty's exchequer, as part of the duties arising by an act, passed in the eighteenth year of the reign of his late majesty King George the second, (intituled, An aft for granting to his Jl/fajefly several additional duties upon all wines imported into Great Britain ; and for raising a certain sum cf money by annuities^ and a lottery^ in manner therein mentioned^ to be charged on the said additional duties*)

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II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, I>pti« on cerThat the half of the old subsidy, granted by the said act of the^1"^^ twelfth of Charles the second, and the whole of the further sub- be pai§ ^ sidy of poundage, granted by the said act of the twenty-first valonm. year of the reign of his said late Majesty, which is directed by

this act to be paid for-such prize goods taken by his Majesty's (hips of war; and the half of the old subsidy, granted by the said act of the twelfth of Charles the second, which is directed by this act to be paid for such prize goods taken by private or other (hips having commissions as aforesaid, (hall be payable ad valorem, and no otherwise, upon the oath of the captors, or their agents, upon the following goods ; that is to fay, upon all forts of woollen, worsted, thread, cotton, linen, and silk manufactures, medicinal drugs, and hats, handkerchiefs, checks, knives, nails, and all kind of hard-ware, notwithstanding the fame may have been rated in the book of rates of the twelfth year of the reign of King Charles the second, or the additional book of rates of the eleventh year of the reign of his late majesty King George the first; and that the said duties ad valorem respectively, on the goods before enumerated, (hall be levied an4 collected by the fame rules and regulations, and under the fame penalties and forfeitures, as are directed and prescribed in or by any act or acts of parliament now in force with respect to any goods paying duty ad valorem,

III. Provided always, That no duties or customs whatsoever Certain^oods (hall be demanded or taken for any prize goods, consisting ofnot bzbU to any military or lhip stores, or any goods which, by any law now an^ dutv«

in force, may be imported into this kingdom duty-free; any thing in this or any other act contained to the contrary notwithstanding.

IV. And it is hereby further enacted by the authority afore-Goods lodged said, That any prize goods which (hall be received into any in ar>y warewarehouse in pursuance of this act, or which are now rcm^nm^fQ^lA^

in any warehouse in this kingdom, where they have been secur-^^y,^,^^* ed under the King's locks, by the permission of the commissi-of the beforeoners of the customs, (hall and may, upon payment of the re- mentioned spective duties before directed by this act, be exported at any^utiest» ^e . time directly from them, either by the captors or their agents,fn» sufficiertt^* or by any other person or persons, without paying any furthersecurity,etc. duty of customs or excise for the same; the person or persons exporting the fame giving sufficient security, in double the value of the goods, before the delivery thereof out of the warehouse, that the same mall be really and truly exported, and not brought back again, or relanded, in any part of Great Britain, or the islands of Guernsey, "Jersey, Alderney, Sark, or Man, or the islands of Faro or Ferro; which security the customer or collector of the port from whence the same are intended to be exported, is hereby required and authorised to take in his Majesty's name, and to his Majesty's use.

V. Provided always, and it is hereby further enacted by the Proviso, relatauthority aforesaid, That if any goods shall be taken out of any to goods

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warehouses warehouse wherein they are secured as aforesaid, to be consumed consuTpdon. in thlS kingdorn* the Person or persons so talcing out the fame (hall first pay up the remainder of the duties which would have been due and payable to his Majesty thereon, if the fame had been regularly imported by way of merchandise into this kingdom ; and such goods (hall, in all other respects, be liable to the fame restrictions and regulations to which they would have been subject if this act had not been made. Unmerchant- VI. Provided nevertheless, That nothing in this act (hall able wine not extend, or be construed to extend, to charge any wine with the ia e to duty. btfQrt mentioned duty of three pounds per ton, which (hall, at the time of landing the fame, be damaged, corrupt, or unmerchantable, and which (hall be given up by the captors, or their agents, to the officers of the customs, to be publickly fold, in order to be distilled into brandy, or to be made into vinegar, in the manner directed by an act passed in the twelfth year of the reign of his late majesty King George the first, (intituled, An off for the improvement of bis Majesty's revenues of customs^ excise, and inland duties.)

CAP. XVI.

An a51 for allowing the exportation of certain quantities of wheatflour, biscuits and pea/e, to Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Bay Chaleur, and Labrador.

Preamble* TTTHEREAS by an afl, made in the thirteenth year of his Acts * * present Majesty s reign, (intituled, An act to regulate the

13 Geo. 3# importation and exportation of corn,) whenever the prices of certain species 0/British corn or grain exceed the prices therein limited^ the exportation thereoffrom this kingdom is prohibited, under certain penalties in the said aft mentioned, ekeept in particular cases allowed by that and several subsequent afls of parliament: and whereas certain quantities of biscuit and pease, allotved to be exported to the if and ef Newfoundland,/^ the benefit of the British fishery there, by two afls, the one made in the fourteenth year of the reign of his present

14. Geo. 3. Majesty, [intituled, An act to allow the importation of a limited quantity of biscuit and pease to the island os Newfoundland, for the benefit of the British fishery there ;) and the other made in the

and f6Geo. 3. sixteenth year' of the reign of his present A4ajejly, (intituled, An act

recited. for allowing the exportation of certain quantities of wheat and other articles to his Majesty's sugar colonies in America, and to the island of Saint Helena, and to the other settlements belonging to the united company of merchants of England trading to the East Indies, and of biscuit and pease to Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Bay Chaleur, and Labrador; and for indemnifying all persons with respect to advising or carrying into execution his Majesty's orders of council already made for allowing the exporta* tion of wheat and other articles ;) have been found insufficient for the use of the British subjects carrying on the fishery at the said jJland ^/" Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Bay Chaleur, and Labrador; -may it therefore please your Majesty that it may be enacted > and

be be it enacted by the King's most excellent majesty, by and with the advice and consent or the lords spiritual and temporal, and commons, in this present parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, That from and after the passing of this act, Certain qiianit (hall and may be lawful to (hip and export wheat-flour, bread, J^*9^*"h^" biscuit, and pease, out of and from the several ports in this king- Io°we^ to*bc dom herein-after mentioned, to the several places herein-after exported to named, for the benefit of the Britift) fishery carried on in those Newfoundparts, so as the fame do not exceed the several quantities respec- [^"^nesit^f lively limited to those places in any one year, any thing in the thg fifoeiyt said recited acts, or either of them, to the contrary notwithstand- from theportt ing; (that is to fay,) herein after

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To the island of Newfoundlands four hundred quarters of wheat-flour, two hundred and fifty tons of biscuit, and two hundred quarters of pease. To Nova Scotia, three hundred quarters of wheat-flour, { two hundred tons of biscuit, and three hundred quarters of o < Pease

To Bay Cbaleur, five hundred quarters of wheat-flour, two hundred tons of biscuit, and two hundred quarters of pease.

To Labrador, two hundred quarters of wheat-flour, two L hundred tons of biscuit, and two hundred quarters of peaso.

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To Neivfoundland,. three hundred quarters of wheat-flour, three hundred tons of biscuit, and two hundred quarters of pease.

To Nova Scotia, two hundred* quarters of wheat-flour, two hundred tons of biscuit, and two hundred quarters of t: J pease.

g_ j To Bay Cbaleur, two hundred quarters of wheat-floar, one hundred and fifty tons of biscuit, and two hundred quarters of pease.

To Labrador, two hundred quarters of wheat-flour, one hundred and fifty tons of biscuit, and two hundred quarters Lof pease.

To Newfoundland, two thousand five hundred quarters of wheat-flour, one thousand one hundred tons of biscuit, and one thousand quarters of*pease.

To Nova Scotia, two hundred quarters of wheat-flour, one hundred tons of biscuit, and one hundred quarters of

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K To Bay Chakur, three hundred quarters, of wheat-flour, "-' one hundred tons of biscuit, and one hundred quarters of j| pease.

jjj To Labrador, two hundred quarters of wheat-flour, one ^hundred tons of biscuit, and one. hundred quarters of pease*

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^ s To Newfoundlands one thousand five hundred quarters of 1 wheat-flour^ five hundred tons of biscuit, and five hundred quarters of pease*

To Nova Scotia, three hundred quarters of wheat-flour, *5 j one hundred and fifty tons of biscuit, and one hundred and *o J fifty quarters of pease.

~ * To Bay Chaleur, three hundred quarters of wheat-flour, two hundred tons of biscuit, and one hundred and fifty quarters of pease.

To Labrador, three hundred and fifty quarters of wheatflour, one hundred and fifty tons of biscuit, and one hundred and fifty quarters of pease.

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'C'S s To Newfoundland, one thousand (ive hundred quarters 1 g § of wheat-flour, five hundred tons of biscuit, and fix hun^^"i. dred quarters of pease*

"g *-5 To Afr^tf Scotia, three hundred quarters of wheat-flour, US-0 two hundred tons of biscuit, and two hundred quarters ^2 2 J °f pease.

£15 j To Bay Chaleur, three hundred quarters of wheat~ 0 flour, two hundred tons of biscuit, and two hundred quarters of pease.

To Labrador, three hundred quarters of wheat-flour, two hundred tons of biscuit, and two hundred quarters \oi pease.

To Newfoundland, sour hundred quarters of wheat-flour, I one hundred and fifty tons of biscuit, and one hundred and m fifty quarters of pease.

To Newfoundland, three hundred quarters of wheat-flour, j one hundred and fifty tons of biscuit, and one hundred and , fifty quarters of pease.

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f$ r To Newfoundland, three hundred quarters of wheat-flour, sf-J one hundred tons of biscuit, and one hundred and twenty I* £ quarters of pease.

The said arti- Provided always, and it is hereby further enacted by the audes to be sub- thority aforesaid, That the said articles exported as aforesaid, in se^urhiV6 etcf Pur^uance :°f this act> ^all be subject to the like securities, at the on exporrati-' respective ports from whence they are exported, that the fame on, as directed shall not be landed or fold in any parts whatsoever other than the by the recited respective places for which the fame (hall be entered and declared act i^Geo. 3. for exportation, and in all other respects not altered by this act shall be liable to such and the like rules, restrictions, and regulations; and the persons granting or making any false certificate, or counterfeiting, erasing, or falsifying any certificate, or know■ • a ingly

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