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the collector or comptroller, that such certificate was received by him at the place where such goods were taken on board, and that the goods so imported are the same as are mentioned therein.- 41.

Treasury may permit Produce of Colonial Fisheries to be imported from Guernsey, fc.-It shall be lawful for the Lords Commissioners of his Majesty's Treasury, when and so long as they shall see fit, to permit any goods the produce of the British possessions or fisheries in North America, which shall have been legally imported into the islands of Guernsey or Jersey, direct from such possessions, to be imported into the United Kingdom for home use direct from those islands, under such regulations as the said commissioners shall direct, any thing in the law of navigation to the contrary notwithstanding.-42.

Vessels with Stone from Guernsey, fc. not to be piloted.-No vessel arriving on the coast of England from Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, Sark, or Man, wholly laden with stone the production thereof, shall be liable to be conducied or piloted by pilots appointed and licensed by the corporation of the Trinity House of Deptford Strond, any law, custom, or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.- 43.

Fish, British taking and curing, und Lobsters and Turbots, free of Duty on Importation.-Fresh fish of every kind of British taking, and imported in British ships, and fresh lobsters and turbots, however taken or in whatever ship imported, and cured fish of every kind, of British taking and curing, imported in British ships, shall be imported free of all duties, and shall not be deemed to be included in any charge of duty imposed by any act hereafter to be made on the importation of goods generally: provided always, that before any cured fish shall be entered free of duty, as being of such taking and curing, the master of the ship importing the same shall make and subscribe a declaration before the collector or comptroller, that such fish was actually caught and taken in British ships, and cured by the crews of such ships, or by his Majesty's subjects.- 44.

Certificate of Blubber, Truin Oil, &c. British colonial taking.–Before any blubber, train oil, spermaceti oil, head matier, or whale fins, shall be entered as being the produce of fish or creatures living in the sea taken and caught wholly by his Majesty's subjects usually residing in some part of his Majesty's dominions, and imported from some British possession, the master of the ship importing the same shall deliver to the collector or comptroller a certificate under the hand of the proper officer of such British possession where such goods were taken on board, (or if no such officer be residing there, then a certificate under the hands of two principal inhabitants at the place of shipment,) notifying that oath had been made before him or them, by the shipper of such goods, that the same were the produce of fish or creatures living in the sea taken wholly by British vessels owned and navigated according to law; and such master shall also make and subscribe a declaration before the collector or comptroller, that such certificate was received by him at the place where such goods were taken on board, and that the goods so imported are the same as mentioned therein; and the importer of such goods shall also make and subscribe a declaration before the collector or comptroller, at the time of entry, that to the best of his knowledge and belief the same were the produce of fish or creatures living in the sea taken wholly by British vessels in manner aforesaid.- 45.

Before entry of Blubber, fc. of British fishing, Muster and Importer to make Declaration of the same.Before any blubber, train oil, spermaceti oil, head matier, or whale tins, imported direct from the fishery, shall be entered as being the produce of fish or creatures living in the sea taken and caught wholly by the crews of ships cleared out from the United Kingdom, or from one of the islands of Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, Sark, or Man, the master of the ship importing such goods shall make and subscribe a declaration, and the importer of such goods (to the best of his knowledge and belief) shall make and subscribe a declaration, that the same are the produce of fish or creatures living in the sea taken and caught wholly by the crew of such ship, or by the crew of some other ship (naming the ship) cleared out from the United Kingdom, or from one of the islands of Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, Sark, or Man (stating which).- 46.

Blubber from Greenland may be boiled, and entered as Oil imported, and be erported as such.---It shall be lawful upon the return of any ship from the Greenland-seas or Davis's Straits to the United Kingdom with any blubber, being the produce of whales or other creatures living in the sea, for the importers thereof to cause the same to be boiled into oil at the port of importation, under the care and inspection of the proper officers of the customs; and the oil so produced shall be admitted to entry, and the duties be paid thereon, as if imported in that state, and such oil shall not afterwards, if the same come to be exported, be subject to duty of exportation as a manufacture of the United Kingdom. - 47.

Importation direct.—No goods shall be deemed to be imported from any particular place unless they be imported direct from such place, and shall have been there laden on board the importing ship, either as the first shipment of such goods, or after the same shall have been actually landed at such place.- 48.

Salvor may sell Goods sufficient to defray Salvage. It shall be lawful for the owner or salvor of any property liable to the payment of duty saved from sea, and in respect of which any sum shall have been awarded under any law at the time in force, or in respect of which any sum shall have been paid or agreed to be paid by ihe owner thereof or his agent, to the salvors, to defray the salvage of the same, to sell so much of the property so saved as will be sufficient to defray the salvage so awarded, or such other sum so paid or agreed io be paid; and upon the production of an award made in execution of any such law io the commissioners of customs, or upon proof to the satisfaction of the said commissioners that such sum of money has been paid, or has been agreed to be paid, the said commissioners are hereby empowered and required to allow the sale of such property aforesaid, free from the payment of all duties, to the amount of such sum so awarded, paid, or agreed to be paid, or to the amount of such other sum as to the said commissioners shall seem just and reasonable : provided always, that if such owner or salvor shall be dissatisfied with any determination of the said commissioners as to the amount of such property to be sold duty free, it shall be lawful for such owner or salvor to refer any such determination of the said commissioners to the judgment and revision of the High Court of Admiralty; and in that case such sale shall be suspended until the decision of such court shall have been had thereon.- 49.

Foreign Goods derelict, fc. to be subject to same Duties as on Importation.-- All foreign gcods, derelict, jetsam, flotsam, and wreck, brought or coming into the United Kingdom or into the Isle of Man, shalí at all times be subject to the same duties as goods of the like kind imported into the United Kingdom respectively are subject to: provided always, that if, for ascertaining the proper amount of duty so pa yable, any question shall arise as to the origin of any such goods, the same shall be deemed to be of the growth, produce, or manufacture of such country or place as the commissioners of customs shall npon investigation by them determine: provided also, that if any such goods be of such sorts as are entitled to allowance for damage, such allowance shall be made under such regulations and conditions as the said commissioners shall from time to time direct : provided also, that all such goods as cannot be sold for the amount of duty due thereon shall be delivered over to the lord of the manor or other person entitled to receive the same, and shall be deemed to be unenumerated goods, and shall be liable to and be charged with duty accordingly.- 50.

Persons having such Goods in Possession, without Notice, liable to a Penalty of 1001.-If any person shall have possession of any such goods, either on land or within any port in the United Kingdom, and shall not give notice thereof to the proper officer of the customs within 24 hours after such possession, or shall not on demand pay the duties due thereon, or deliver the same into the custody of the proper officer of the customs, such person shall forfeit the sum of 1001.; and if any person shall remove or alter in quantity or quality any such goods, or shall open or alter any package containing any such goods, or shall cause any such act to be done, or assist therein, before such goods shall be deposited in a warehouse in the custody of the officers of the customs, every such person shall forfeit the sum of 1001.; and in default of the payment of the duties on such goods within 18 months from the time when the same were so deposited, the same may be sold in like manner and for the like purposes as goods imported may in such default be sold: provided always, that any lord of the manor having by law just claim to such goods, or if there be no such lord of the manor, then the person having possession of the same, shall be at liberty to retain the same in his own custody, giving bond, with 2 sufficient sureties, to be approved by the proper officer of the customs, in treble the value of such goods, for the payment of the duties thereon at the end of 1 year and 1 day, or to deliver such goods to the proper officer of the customs in the same state and condition as the same were in at the time of taking possession thereof.-51.

Goods under Ercise Permit Regulations.- No goods which are subject to any regulations of excise shall be taken or delivered out of the charge of the officers of customs. (although the same may have been duly entered with them, and the full duties due thereon may have been paid,) until such goods shall also have been duly entered with the officers of excise, and permit granted by them for delivery of the same, nor unless such permit shall correspond in all particulars with the warrant of the officers of the customs: provided always, that such entry shall not be received by the officers of the excise, nor such permit granted by them, until a certificate shall have been produced to them of the particulars of the goods, and of the warrant for the same, under the hand of the officers of the customs who shall have the charge of the goods : provided also, that if upon any occasion it shall appear necessary, it shall be lawful for the proper officers of excise to attend the delivery of such goods by the officers of the customs, and to require that such goods shall be delivered only in their presence; and it shall be lawful for such officers of excise to count, measure, gauge, or weigh any such goods, and fully to examine the same, and to proceed in all respects relating to such goods in such manner as they shall be authorised or required by any act for the time being in force relating to the excise.- 52.

Commissioners of Customs muy direct certain Goods to be stainped. The commissioners of customs are hereby authorised, after any goods have been entered at the Customi-house, and before the same shall be discharged by the officers, and delivered into the custody of the importer or his agent, to mark or stainp such goods in such manner and form as they may deem fit and proper for the security of the revenue, and by such officer as they shall direct and appoint for that purpose.- 53.

Orders for stamping Goods to be published.--Every order made by the said commissioners of his Majesty's customs in respect of marking or stamping any goods shall be published in the London Gazette and Dublin Gazette - 54.

Penalty 2001. on forging such Stamps.- If any person or persons shall at any time forge or counterfeit any mark or stamp to resemble any mark or stamp which shall be provided and used for the purposes of this act, or shall forge or counterfeit the impression of any such mark or stamp, or shall sell or expose lo sale, or have in his, her, or their custody or possession, any goods with a counterfeit mark or stamp, knowing the saine to be counterfeit, or shall use or affix any such mark or stamp to any other goods required to be stamped as aforesaid other than that to which the same was originally affixed, all and every such offender or offenders, and his, her, or their aiders, abettors, and assistants, shall for every such offence forfeit and pay the sum of 2001.-- 55.

Times and Places for landing Goods.-No goods whatever (except diamonds, bullion, fresh fish of British taking and imported in British ships, and turbots and lobsters,) shall be unshipped from any ship arriving from parts beyond the seas, or landed or put on shore, but only on days not being Sundays or holidays, and in the day-time, (that is to say,) from the first day of September until the last day of March between sun-rising and sun-setting, and from the last day of March to the first day of September between the hours of 7 o'clock in the morning and 4 o'clock in the afternoon; nor shall any goods, except as aforesaid, be so unshipped or landed unless in the presence or with the authority of ihe proper officer of the customs; and such goods, except as aforesaid, shall be landed at one of the legal quays appointed by his Majesty for the landing of goods, or at some wharf, quay, or place appointed by the commissioners of the customs for the landing of goods by sufferance; and no goods, except as aforesaid, after having been unshipped shall be tralishipped, or after having been put into any boat or craft to be landed shall be removed into any other boat or craft previously to their being duly landed, without the permission or authority of the proper otficer of the customs.—56.

Goods to be unshipped, f.c. at the Expense of Importer.-The unshipping, carrying, and landing of all goods, and the bringing of the same to the proper place after landing, for examination or for weighing, and the putting of the same into the scales, and the taking of the saine out of and from the scales after weighing, shall be performed by or at the expense of the importer.- 57.

Prohibitions and Restrictions absolute or modified. The several sorts of goods enumerated or described in the Table following, denominated "A table of Prohibitions and Restrictions inwards," shall either be absolutely prohibited to be imported into the United Kingdom, or shall be imported only under the restrictions mentioned in such Table, according as the several sorts of such goods are respectively set forth therein; (that is to say,)

A TABLE OF PROHIBITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS INWARDS.

A List of Goods absolutely prohibited to be imported. Arms, ammunition, and utensils of war, by way of merchandise, on the frame and also on the face, or not being in a completo

except hy licence from his Majesty, for furnishing his Majes. state, with all ihe parts properly fixed in the case. ty's public stores only.

Coin; viz. false money, or counterfeit sterling. Beef, fresh or corsed or slightly salted.

silver, of the realm, or any money purporting to be such, not Books; viz. first composed or written or printed in the United being of the established standard in weight or fineness.

Kingdom, and prin'ed or reprinted in any other country, Fish of foreign taking or curing, or in foreign vessels, except turbota inported for sale, except boks not reprinted in the Unite i and lobsters, stock-fish, live eels, anchovits, sturgeon, botargo, Kingdom within 20 years; or being parts of collections, and caviare. the greater parts of which had been composed or written Gunpowder; except by licence from his Majesty, such licence to be abro

granted for ihe furnishing his Majesty's stores only. Cattle, great.

Lamb, malt, mutton, pork (fresh or corued or slightly salted), sheep. Clocks and watches of any meal, impressed with any mark or stamp Snuff work.

appearing to be or to represent any legal British assay mark Spirits from the Isle of Man. or stamp, or purporting by any merk or appearance to be of Swine. the manufacture of the Unitel Kingdom, or not having the Tobacco stalks stripped from the leaf, whether manufactured or not. name and place of abode of some foreign maker abroad visible Tobacco stalk flour.

List of Goods subject to certain Restrictions on Importation. China, goods from, unless by the East India Company, and into the Gloves of leather, unless in ships of 70 tons or upwards, and in pack.

port of London, during the continuance of their exclusive ages containing 100 dozen pairs of such gloves. privileges of trade.

Hides, skins, horns, or hoofs, or any other part of cattle or beast, his East India; goods of places within the limits of the East India Com- Majesty may by order in council probibit, in order to prevent

pany's charter, unless into such ports as shall be approved of any contagious distemper. by the Lords of the Treasury, and declared by order in council ( Parts of articles; viz. any distinct or separate part of any article not to be fit and proper for such importation.

accompanied by the other part or all the other parts of such

nett at least.

article, so as to be complete and perfect, if such article be sub- Tobacco and snuff-continued. ject to duty according to the value thereof.

within any such hogshead, cask, chest, or case, nor separated Siik, manufactures of silk. being the manufactures of Europe, unless nor divided in any manner whatever, except tobacco of the

into the port of London, or into the port of Dublin direct from dominions of the Turkish empire, which miay be packed in Bordeaux, or into the port of Dover direct from Calais, and inward bags or packages, or separated or divided iu any manupless in a ship or vessel of 70 tons or upwards, or into the port ner within the outwart package, provided suici: outiard pack of Doys in a vessel of ihe burden of 60 tons at least, with age be a hogshead, cask, chest, or case, and contain 450 lbs.

licence of the commisioners of the customs. Spirits, not being perfumed or medicinal spirits ; viz all spirits, unless and unless the particular weight of tobacco or snuff in each hogs. in ships of 70 tons or upwards.

head, cask, chest, or case, with the tare of the same, be marked rum of and from the British plantations, if in casks, unless in thereon. casks containing not less than 20 gallons.

and unless into the ports of London, Lirerpool, Bristol, Lancaster, all other spirits, if in casks, unless in casks containing not less Cowes, Falmouth, Whitehaven. Hull, Port Glasgow, Greenock, than 40 gallons.

Leith, New cas'le upon Tyne, Plymouth, Belfast, Cork, DroTea; unless from the place nf its growth, and by the East India gheda, Dublin, Galway, Limerick, Londonderry, Newry,

Company, and into the port of London, during the continuance Sligo, Waterford, and Wexford. of their exclusive privileges of trade.

or into some other port or ports which may hereafter be appointed Tobacco and snuff; viz. unless in a ship of the burden of 120 tons or for such purposes by the Lords Commissioners of his Majesty's upwards.

Treasury; such api oints.ents in Great Britain being published tobacco of and imported from the state of Colombia, and made in the London Gazette, and such appointments in Ireland being

up in rolls, unless in packages containing at least 320 lbs. weight published in the Dublin Gazette. of sucholls.

but any ship wholly laden with tobacco may come into the ports segars, unless in packages containing 100 lbs. weight of segass.

of Cowes or Falmouth to wait for orders, and there remain 14 all other tobacco and snuff, unless in hogsheads, casks, chests, or days, provided due report of such ship be made by the master

cases, each of u bich shall contain of neti tobacco or snuff at with the collector or comptroller of such port. least 100 lbs, weight if from the East Indies, or 150 lbs. weight And all goods from the Isle of Man, except such as be of the growth,

if from any other place, and not packed in bags or packages produce, or manufacture thereof. Forfeiture.-And if any goods shall be imported into the United Kingdom contrary to any of the prohibitions or restrictions mentioned in such Table in respect of such goods, the sanie shall be forfeited.- 58.

But Goods muy be warehoused for Exportation only, although prohibited.–Any goods, of whatsoever sort, may be imported into the United Kingdom to be warehoused under the regulations of any act in force for the time being for the warehousing of goods, without payment of duty at the time of the first entry thereof, or notwithstanding that such goods may be prohibited to be iniported into the United Kingdom to be used therein, except the several sorts of goods enumerated or described in manner following; (that is to say,) goods prohibited on account of the package in which they are contained, or the tonnage of the ship in which they are laden; tea and goods from China in other than British ships, or by other persons than the East ludia Company during the continuance of their exclusive privileges of trade; guinpowder, arms, ammunition, or utensils of war; dried or salted fish, not being stock-fish; infected hides, skins, horns, hoofs, or any other part of any cattle or beast; counterfeit coin or tokens; books first composed or written or printed and published in the United Kingdom, and reprinted in any other country or place; copies of prints first engraved, etched, drawn, or designed in the United Kingdom; copies of casts of sculptures or models first made in the United Kingdom; clocks or watches, being such as are prohibited to be imported for home use.- 59.

Goods to be entered to be warehoused for Exportation only. If by reason of the sort of any goods, or of the place from whence, or the country, or navigation of the ship in which any goods have been imported, they be such or be so imported as that they may not be used in the United Kingdom, they shall not be entered except to be warehoused, and it shall be declared upon the entry of such goods that they are entered to be warehoused for exportation only:- 60.

ENTRY OUTWARDS. Goods not to be shipped till Entry of Ship and Entry of Goods, and Cocket granted ; nor till cleared.No goods shall be shipped, or waterborne to be shipped, on board any ship in any port or place in the United Kingdom or in the Isle of Man, to be carried to parts beyond the seas, before the entry outwards of such ship and due entry of such goods shall have been made, and cocket granted, nor before such goods shall have been duly cleared for shipment in manner herein-after directed; and no stores shall be shipped for the use of any such ship bound to parts beyond the seas, nor shall any goods be deemed or admitted to be such stores, except such as shall be borne upon the victualling bill duly granted for such ship; and no goods shall be so shipped, or waterborne to be so shipped, except at such times and places, and in such manner, and by such persons, and under the care of such officers, as is and are herein-after directed; and all goods and stores which shall be shipped, or be waterborné to be shipped contrary hereto shall be forfeited-061.

Ships to be cleared, or Master to forfeit 1001.—No ship on board of which any goods or stores shall have been shipped in any port in ihe United Kingdom or in the Isle of Man, for parts beyond the seas, shall depart from such port until such ship shall have been duly cleared outwards for her intended voyage, in manner herein-after directed, under forfeiture of the sum of 1001. by the master of such ship. -8 62.

Victualling Bill for Stores.-The master of every ship which is to depart from any port in the United Kingdom or in the Isle of Man, for parts beyond ihe seas, shall, uponi due application made by him, receive from the searcher a victualling bill for the shipment of such stores as he shall require, and as shall be allowed by the collector and comptroller, for the use of such ship, according to the voyage upon which she is about to depart; and no articles taken on board any ship shall be deemed to be stores except such as shall be borne upon the victualling bill for the same.-063.

Master to deliver Certificate of Clearance of last Voyage, and to make Entry Outırards.-The master of every ship in which any goods are to be exported from the United Kingdom or from the Isle of Man to parts beyond the seas shall, before any goods be taken on board, deliver to the collector or comptroller a certificate from the proper officer of the clearance inwards or coastwise of such ship of her last voyage, specifying what goods, if any, have been reported inwards for exportation, and shall also deliver to the collector or comptroller an account, signed by the master or his agent, of the entry outwards of such ship for her intended voyage, setting forth the name and tonnage of the ship, the name of the place to which she belongs if a British ship, or of the country if a foreign ship, the name of the master, and the name or names of the place or places for which she is bound, if any goods are to be shipped for the same, and the name of ihe place in such port at which she is to take in her lading for such voyage; and if such ship shall have commenced her lading at sone other port, the master shall state the name of any port at which any goods have been laden, and shall produce a certificate from the searcher that the cockets for such goods have been delivered to him; and the particulars of such account shall be written and arranged in such form and manner as the collector and comptroller shall require; and such account shall be the entry outwards of such ship, and shall be entered in a book to be kept by the collector, for the information of all parties interested; and if any goods be taken on board any ship before she shall have been entered outwards, the master shall forfeit the sum of 1001. : provided always, that where it shall become necessary to lade any heavy goods on board any ship before the whole of the inward cargo is discharged, it shall be lawful for the collector and compiroller to issue a stiffening order for ibat purpose, previous to the entry outwards of the ship.-864.

Bill of the Entry to be delivered.--The person entering outwards any goods to be exported to parts beyond the seas, or from any port in the United Kingdom or in the Isle of Man, shall deliver to the collector or comptroller a bill of the entry thereof, fairly written in words at lengih, expressing the

name of the ship and of the master, and of the place to which the goods are to be exported, and of the person in whose name the goods are to be entered, and the quantities and proper denominations or descriptions of the several sorts of goods, and shall pay down any duties which may be due upon the exportation of any such goods; and such person shall also deliver at the same time 1 or more duplicates of such bill, in which all sums and numbers may be expressed in figures; and the particulars to be contained in such bill shall be written and arranged in the form and manner, and the number of duplicates shall be such as the collector and comptroller shall require; and thereupon the collector and comptroller shall cause a cocket to be written for such goods, making it known that such goods have been so entered; and every cocket shall be signed by such collector and comptroller, and be delivered to the person who shall have made such entry, and such person shall keep and be responsible for the proper use of the same.- 65.

Goods for Drawback or Bounty.- If any drawback or bounty be allowable upon the exportation of any such goods, or any duty be payable thereon, or any exemption from duty claimed, or if any such goods be exportable only according to some particular rule or regulation, or under some restriction or condition, or for some particular purpose or destination, such goods shall be entered and cleared for shipment by such denominations or descriptions as are used, mentioned, or reterred to in the granting of such drawback or bounty, or in the levying of such duty, or granting such exemption, or in the directing of such rules, regulations, restrictions, conditions, purpose, or destination; and if the goods in such entry are charged to pay duty according to the value thereof, such value shall be stated in the entry, and shall be affirmed by the declaration of the exporter or his known agent, to be nade upon the entry, and attested by his signature; and if any person shall make such declaration, not being the exporter of such goods, nor his agent duly authorised by bim, such person shall forfeit the sum of 1001. ; and such declaration shall be made in manner and form following, and shall be binding upon the person making the same; (That is to say,)

“I, A. B. of (place of abode] do hereby declare, that I am the exporter of the goods mentioned in this entry, [or, that I am duly authorised by him,) and I do enter the same at the value of Witness my hand the day of

A. B."- 66. Goods undervalued detained.-If upon examination it shall appear to the officers of the customs that such goods are not valued according to the true value thereof, ihe same may be detained, and (within 2 days) taken and disposed of for the benefit of the Crown, in like manner as is herein-before provided in respect of goods imported, except that no sum in addition to the amount of the valuation and the duties paid shall be paid to the exporter or proprietor of the goods.- 67.

For Druwback, or from Warehouse, or Duties to be first puid. --The person intending to enter outwards any foreign goods for drawback, at any other port than that at which the duties inwards on such goods had been paid, shall first deliver to the collector or comptroller of the port where the duties on such goods were paid, 2 or more bills, as the case may require, of the particulars of the importation of such goods, and of the entry outwards intended to be made; and thereupon such collector and comptroller, finding such bills to agree with the entry inwards, shall write off such goods from the same, and shall issue a certificate of such entry, with such particulars thereof as shall be necessary for the computation of the drawback allowable on such goods, and setting forth in such certificate the destination of the goods, and the person in whose name they are to be entered for exportation, and also the name of such other port; and such certificate, together with 2 or more bills of the same, as the case may require, in which all sums and numbers may be expressed in figures, being delivered to the collector or comptroller of the port from which the goods are to be exported, shall be the entry outwards of such goods; and such collector and comptroller shall thereupon cause a cocket to be written and delivered for such goods, in manner herein-before directed.- 68.

Coals Export Bond to Isle of Man and British Possessions.-No cocket shall be granted for the exportation of any cuals to the Isle of Man, or to any British possession, until the exporter thereof shall have given security by bond in a penal sum of 40s. the chaldron, with condition that the same shall be landed at the place for which they shall be exported, or otherwise accounted for to the satisfaction of the commissioners of the customs; and also with condition to produce (within such time as the said commissioners shall require, to be expressed in such bond,) a certificate of the landing of such coals at such place, under the hand of the collector or comptroller or other proper officer at such place : provided always, that the bond so to be given in respect of coals shall not be liable to any duty of stamps.- 69.

CLEARANCE OF GOODS. Packages to be indorsed on Cocket.Before any part of the goods for which any cocket shall have been granted shall have been shipped or waterborne to be shipped, the same shall be duly cleared for shipment with the searcher; and before any goods be cleared for shipment, the particulars of the goods for each clearance shall be indorsed on such cocket, together with the number and denomination or description of the respective packages containing the same; and in the margin of each such indorsement shall be delineated the respective marks and numbers of such packages; and to each such indorsement shall be subjoined, in words at length, an account of the total quantities of each sort of goods intended in such indorsement, and the total number of each sort of package in which such goods are contained, distinguishing such goods, if any, as are to be cleared for any bounty or drawback of excise or customs, and also such goods, if any, as are subject to any duty on exportation, or entitled to any exemption froin such duty, and also such goods, if any, as can only be exported by virtue of some particular order or authority, or under some particular restriction or condition, or for some particular purpose or destination; and all goods shipped or waterborne to be shipped, not being duly cleared as aforesaid, shall be forfeited.-070.

Cocket indorsed, fc.--The person clearing such goods for shipment shall upon each occasion produce the cocket so indorsed to the searcher, and shall also deliver a shipping bill or copy of such indersement, referring by names and date to the cocket upon which such indorsement is made, and shall obtain the order of the searcher for the shipment of such goods; and the particulars to be contained in such indorsement and in such shipping bill shall be written and arranged in such form and manner as the collector and comptroller shall require.- 71.

Coals brought coastwise may be erported without landing.-If any coals shall have been brought coastwise from one port of the United Kingdom to another, and the master shall be minded to proceed with such coals, or any part of them, to parts beyond the seas, it shall be lawful for such master to enter such ship and such coals outwards for the intended voyage, without first landing the coals intended for exportation, provided the officers of the customs shall be satisfied that the quantity of coals left on board does not exceed the quantity so entered outwards.- 72.

Account of Value to be delivered to the Searcher.-Upon the clearance for shipment of any goods, the produce or manufacture of the United Kingdom, not liable to any export duty, an account, containing an accurate specification of the quantity, quality, and value of such goods, together with a declaration to the truth of the same, signed by the exporter or his known agent, shall be delivered to the searcher by the person clearing such goods; and if such declaration be false, the person signing the same shall forfeit ihe sum of 201. ; and it shall be lawful for the searcher to call for the invoice, bills of parcels, and such other documents relating to the goods, as he may think necessary for ascertaining the true value of the same: provided always, that if such exporter or agent shall make and subscribe a declaration before the collector or comptroller, that the value of the goods cannot be ascertained in time for the shipment of the same, and such declaration shall be delivered to the searcher, at the time of clear. ance, a further time of 3 months shall be allowed for the delivery of such separate shipping bill, on failure whereof such exporter or agent shall forfeit the sum of 201.-073.

Goods for Excise Drawback.- No drawback of excise shall be allowed upon any goods so cleared, unless the person intending to claim such drawback shall bave given due notice to the officer of excise, in form and manner required by any law in force relating to the excise, and shall have obtained, and have produced to the searcher, at the time of clearing such goods, a proper document, under the hand of the officer of excise, containing the necessary description of the goods for which such drawback is to be claimed; and if the goods to be cleared and shipped under the care of the searchers shall, upon examination, be found to correspond in all respects with the particulars of the goods contained in such document, and such goods shall be duly shipped and exported, the searcher shall, if required, certify such shipment upon such document, and shall transmit the same to the officer of excise.-074.

Officer of Excise may attend Examination. It shall be lawful for the officer of excise, if he see fit, to attend and assist at such examination, and to mark or seal the packages, and to keep joint charge of the same, together with the searcher, until the same shall have been finally delivered by him into the sole charge of the searcher, to be shipped and exported under his care.-075.

Goods for Duty, Bounty, or Drawback, &c. brought for Shipment.-If any goods which are subject to any duty or restriction, in respect of exportation, or if any goods, which are to be shipped for any drawback or bounty, shall be brought to any quay, wharf, or other place, to be shipped for exportation, and such goods shall not agree with the indorsement on the cocket, or with the shipping bill, the same shall be forfeited; and if any goods prohibited to be exported be found in any packages brought as aforesaid, such package and every thing contained therein shall be forfeited.- 16.

Searcher may open any Package; but if correct, must repack.-It shall be lawful for the searcher to open all packages, and fully to examine all goods shipped or brought for shipment at any place in the United Kingdom or in the Isle of Man; and if the goods so examined shall be found to correspond in all respects with the cocket and clearance purporting to be for the same, such goods shall be repacked at the charge of such searcher, who may be allowed such charge by the commissioners of the customs, if they shall see fit so to do.-877.

CLEARANCE OF SHIP. Content to be delivered to Searcher, &c.-Before any ship shall be cleared outwards at any port in the United Kingdom or in the Isle of Man, for parts beyond the seas, with any goods shipped on board the same in such port, the master shall deliver a content of such ship to the searcher, setting forth the name and tonnage of such ship, and the place or places of her destination, and the name of the master, and also an account of the goods shipped on board, and of the packages containing such goods, and of the marks and numbers upon such packages, and a like account of the goods on board, if any, which had been reported inwards for exportation in such ship, so far as any of such particulars can be known by him; and also, before the clearance of such ship, the cockets, with the indorsements and clearances thereon for the goods shipped, shall be finally delivered by the respective shippers of such goods to the searcher, who shall file the same together, and shall attach with a seal a label to the file, showing the number of cockets contained in the file, and shall compare the particulars of the goods in the cockets with the particulars of the goods in such content, and shall attest the correctness thereof by his signature on the label, and on the content; and the master of the ship shall make and sign a declaration before the collector or comptroller to the truth of such content, and shall also answer to the collector or comptroller such questions concerning the ship, the cargo, and the intended voyage, as shall be demanded of him; and thereupon the collector or comptroller shall clear such ship for her intended voyage, and shall notify such clearance, and the date thereof, upon the content, and upon the label to the file of cockets, and upon the victualling bill, and also in the book of ships' entries outwards, for the information of all parties interested, and shall transmit the content, and the cockets, and the victualling bill to the searcher; and the particulars to be contained in such content shall be written and arranged in such form and manner as the collector and comptroller shall require.-878.

File of Cockets, &c. delivered to Master.—The file of cockets and the victualling bill shall thereupon be delivered by the searcher to the master of such ship, at such station within the port and in such manner as shall be appointed by the commissioners of his Majesty's customs for that purpose; and such file of cockets and victualling bill, so delivered, shall be kept by the master of such ship as the authority for departing from the port with the several parcels and packages of goods and of stores on board, so far as they shall agree with the particulars in the indorsements on such cockets or with such victualling bill.-079.

In Ballast.-If any ship is to depart in ballast from the United Kingdom or from the Isle of Man for parts beyond the seas, having no goods on board except the stores of such ship borne upon the victualling bill, or any goods reported inwards for exportation in such ship, the master of such ship shall, before her departure, answer to the collector or comptroller such questions touching her departure and destination as shall be demanded of bim; and thereupon the collector or comptroller shall clear such ship in ballast, and shall notify such clearance and the date thereof on the victualling bill, and also in the book of ships' entries outwards, for the information of all parties interested; and such victualling bill shall be kept by the master of such ship as the clearance of the same.- 80.

Part of former Cargo reported for Exportation.-If there be on board any ship any goods of the inward cargo which were reported for exportation in the same, the master shall, before clearance outwards of such ship from any port in the United Kingdom or in the Isle of Man, deliver to the searcher a copy of the report inwards of such goods, certified by the collector and comptroller; and such copy, being found to correspond with the goods so remaining on board, shall be the authority to the searcher to pass such ship with such goods on board; and being signed by the searcher, and filed with the cockets, shall be the clearance of the ship for those goods.- 81.

If any Passengers, Muster may enter Buggage in his Name.-If any passengers are to depart in any ship fron: the United Kingdom or from the Isle of Man for parts beyond the seas, it shall be lawful for the master of such ship to pass an entry and to receive a cocket in his name for the necessary personal baggage of all such passengers, and duly to clear such baggage for shipment in their behalf, stating in such clearances the particulars of the packages and the names of the respective passengers; and if such ship is to take no other goods than the necessary personal baggage of passengers actually going the voyage, it shall be lawful for such master to enter such ship outwards in ballast for passengers only; and if no other goods than such baggage duly entered and cleared be taken on board such ship, the same shall be deemed to be a ship in ballast, ooiwithstanding such baggage, and shall be described in the clearance, on the content, and on the label to the cocket or cockets, and on the victualling bill, and in the book of ships' entries, as a ship cleared in ballast, except as to the necessary personal baggage of passengers going the voyage.--82.

Master may enter Goods for private Use of Self and Crew.-If the master and crew of any foreign ship which is to depart in ballast from the Uniied Kingdom for parts beyond the seas, shall be desirous to take on board chalk rubbish by way of ballast, or to take with them for their private use any small

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