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ENTRY. After 14 Days, Oficer may land Goods not entered, fc.--Every importer of any goods shall, within 14 days after the arrival of the ship importing the same, make perfect entry inwards of such goods, or entry by bill of sight, in manner herein-after provided, and shall within such time land the same; and in default of such entry and landing it shall be lawful for the officers of the customs to convey such goods to the king's warehouse ; and whenever the cargo of any ship shall have been discharged, with ihe exception only of a small quantity of goods, it shall be lawful for the officers of the customs to convey such remaining goods, and at any time to convey any small packages or parcels of goods, to the king's warehouse, although such 14 days shall not have expired, ihere io be kept waiting the due entry thereof during the remainder of such 14 days; and if the duties due upon any goods so conveyed to the king's warehouse shall not be paid within 3 months after such 14 days shall have expired, together with all charges of removal and warehouse rent, the same shall be sold, and the produce thereof shall be applied, first to the payment of freight and charges, next of duties, and the overplus, if any, shall be paid to the proprietor of the goods. - 17.
Bill of Entry to be delivered. The person entering any goods inwards (whether for payment of duty, or to be warehoused upon the first perfect entry thereof, or for payment of duty upon the taking out of the warehouse, or whether such goods be free of duty,) shall deliver to the collector or comptroller a bill of the entry of such goods, fairly written in words at length, expressing the name of the ship, and of the master of the ship in which ihe goods were imported, and of the place from whence they were brought, and the description and situation of the warehouse, if they are to be warehoused, and the name of the person in whose name the goods are to be entered, and the quantity and description of the goods, and the number and denomination or description of the respective packages containing the goods, and in the margin of such bill shall delineate the respective marks and numbers of such packages, and shall pay down any duties which may be payable upon the goods inentioned in such entry; and such person shall also deliver at the same time 2 or more duplicates, as the case may require, of such bill, in which all sums and numbers may be expressed in figures, and the particwars to be contained in such bill shall be written and arranged in such form and manner, and the number of such duplicates shall be such as the collector and comptroller shall require; and such bill being duly signed by the collector and comptroller, and transmitted to the landing waiter, shall be the warrant to himn for the landing or delivering of such goods. - 18.
Unauthorised Persons not permitted to make Entries.-Every person who shall make or cause to he made any such entry inwards of any goods, not being duly authorised thereto by the proprietor or consignee of such goods, shall for every such offence forfeit' the sum of 1001.: provided always, that no such penalty shall extend or be deemed to extend to any person acting under the direction of the several dock companies or other corporate bodies authorised by law to pass entries. - 19.
Not valid unless agreeing with Manifest, Report, and other Documents.-No entry nor any warrant for the landing of any goods, or for the taking of any goods ont of any warehouse, shall be deemed valid, unless the particulars of the goods and packages in such entry shall correspond with the particulars of the goods and packages, purporting to be the same, in the report of the ship, and in the inanifest, where a manifest is required, and in the certiticate or other document, where any is required, by which the importation or entry of such goods is authorised, nor unless the goods shall have been properly described in such entry by the denominations and with the characters and circumstances according to which such goods are charged with duty or may be imported, either to be used in the United Kingdom, or to be warehoused for exportation only; and any goods taken or delivered out of any ship, or out of any warehouse, or for the delivery of which, or for any order for the delivery of which, from any warehouse, demand shall have been made, not having been duly entered, shall be forfeited. - 20.
Goods by Number, Measuro, or Weight, fc.-If the goods in such entry be charged to pay duty according to the number, measure, or weight thereof, such number, measure, or weight shall be stated in the entry; and if the goods in such entry be charged to pay duty according to the value thereof, such value shall be stated in the entry, and shall be affirmed by ihe declaration of the importer or his known agent, written upon the entry, and attested by his signature; and if the goods in such entry be chargeable at the option of the officers of customs, either according to the number, measure, or weight thereof, or according to the value thereof, then as well such number, measure, or weight, as also such value, shall be in like manner stated in the entry, and attested; and if any person make such declaration, not being the importer or proprietor of such goods, nor his agent duly authorised by him, 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 by or in behalf of whom the same shall be made; (that is to say,)
“I A. B. of (place of abode] do hereby declare, that I am [the importer or authorised by the importer) of the goods contained in this entry, and that I enter the same [stating which, if part only] at the sum of Witness my hand the
“A. B.”--21. Goods undervalued, Officers muy detain.-If upon examination it shall appear to the officers of the customs that such goods are not valued according to the true value thereof, it shall be lawful for such officers to detain and secure such goods, and (within 5 days from the landing thereof if it be in the ports of London, Leith, or Dublin, or within 7 days if in any other port in the United Kingdom, or if in any port in the Isle of Man,) to take such goods for the use of the Crown; and if a different rate of duty'shall be charged upon any goods according as the value of the same shall be described in the entry to be above or to be below any particular price or sum, and 'such goods shall be valued in the entry so as to be liable to the lower rate of duty, and it shall appear to the officers of the customs that such goods, by reason of their real value, are properly liable to the higher rate of duty, it shall be lawful for such officers in like manner to take such goods for the use of the Crown; and the commis. sioners of his Majesty's customs shall thereupon in any of such cases cause the amount of such valua. tion, together with an addition of 101. per cent, thereon, and also the duties paid upon such entry, to be paid io the importer or proprietor of such goods in full satisfaction for the same, and shall dispose of such goods for the benefit of the Crown; and if the produce of such sale shall exceed the sums so paid and all charges incurred by the Crown, one moiety of the overplus shall be given to the officer or officers who had detained and iaken the goods; and the money retained for the benefit of the Crown shall be paid into the hands of the collector of the customs, with the knowledge of the comptroller, and carried to account as duties of customs.-22.
East India Company to sell Goods.- The value of goods imported by the East India Company shall be ascertained at the gross price at which the same shall have been sold by auction at the public sales of the said Company; and that the said Company shall fairly and openly expose to sale and cause to be sold all such goods so charged to pay duty according to the value thereof by way of public auction in the city of London, within 3 years from the importation thereof, and shall give due notice at the Custom-house in London to the officers appointed to attend such sales of the time and place thereof.
23. Bill of Sight if Goods be not known.-If the inporter of any goods, or his agent after full conference with hiin, shall declare before the collector or comptroller that he cannot for want of full information
make a full or perfect entry of such goods, and shall make and subscribe a declaration to the truth thereof, it shall be lawful for the collector and comptroller to receive an entry by bill of sight for the packages or parcels of such goods by the best description which can be given, and to grant a warrant Thereupon, in order that the same may be provisionally landed, and may be seen and examined by such importer, in presence of the proper officers; and within 3 days after any goods shall have been so landed, the importer shall make a full or perfect entry thereof, and shall either pay down all duties which shall be due and payable upon such goods, or shall duly warehouse the same, according to the purport of the full or perfect entry or entries so made for such goods, or for the several parts or sorts thereof: provided always, that if, when full or perfect entry be at any time made for any goods provisionally landed as aforesaid by bill of sight, such entry shall not be made in manner herein-before required for the due landing of goods, such goods shall be deemed to be goods landed without due entry thereof, and shall be subject to the like forfeiture accordingly: provided also, that if any sum of money shall have been deposited upon any entry by bill of sight, on account of the duties wbich may be found to be payable on the goods intended therein, it shall be lawful for the officers of the customs to deliver, in virtue of the warrant for landing the same, any quantity of goods the duty on which shall not exceed the sum so deposited. - 21.
Goods to be taken to King's Warehouse.--In default of perfect entry within such 3 days, such goods shall be taken to the king's warehouse by the officers of the customs; and if the importer shall not, within 1 month after such landing, make perfect entry or entries of such goods, and pay the duties thereon, or on such parts as can be entered for home use, together with charges of removal and of warehouse rent, such goods shall be sold for payment of such duties (or for exportation, if they be such as cannot be entered for home use, or shall not be worth the duties and charges,) and for the payment of such charges; and the overplus, if any, shall be paid to the importer or proprietor thereof. - 25.
East India Company may enter by Bill of Sight.-It shall be lawful for the East India Company, without making the proot' herein-before required, to enter by bill of sight, to be landed and secured in such manner as the commissioners of his Majesty's customs shall require, any goods imported by them, and also any goods imported by any other person from places within the limits of the charter of the said Company, with the consent of such person, upon condition to cause perfect entry to be made of such goods within 3 months from the date of the importation thereof, either to warehouse the same or to pay the duties thereon within the times and in the manner herein-after mentioned; (that is to say,) it such goods be charged to pay duty according to the value, then to pay such duty within 4 months from the sale of the goods; and if such goods be charged to pay duty according to the number, measure, or weight thereof, then to pay one moiety of such duties within 6 calendar months from the time of the importation of such goods, and the other moiety within 12 calendar months from such time; and such goods shall be secured in such places and in such manner as the commissioners of his Majesty's customs shall require, until the same shall have been duly entered, and the duties thereon shall have been duly paid, or until the same shall have been duly exported: provided also, that it shall be lawful for any other person who shall have imported any goods from places within the said limits into the port of London in like manner to enter such goods by bill of sight in his own name, upon giving sutlicient security by bond, to the satisfaction of the commissioners of his Majesty's customs, with the like conditions as are required of the said Company for making perfect entries, and for the securing and the paying of duties, provided such goods be entered by such bill of sight to be warehoused in some warehouse under the superintendence the said Company, and in which goods imported by the said Company may be secured in the manner before mentioned. - 26.
In default of Payment of Duties, Goods to be sold.- In default of perfect entry within 3 months as aforesaid, or of due entry and payment of duty within the times and in the manner herein-before respectively required, it shall be lawful for the commissioners of his Majesty's customs to cause any such goods in respect of which such default shall have been made to be sold for the payment of such duties, (or for exportation, if they be such as cannot be entered for home use,) and for the payment of all charges incurred by the Crown in respect of such goods ; and the overplus, if any, shall be paid to the proprietor thereof. - 27.
Goods landed by Bill of sight fraudulently concealed, forfeited.-When any package or parcel shall bave been landed by bill of sight, and any goods or other things shall be found in such package or parcel concealed in any way, or packed with intent to deceive the officers of his Majesty's customs, as well all such goods and other things as the package or parcel in which they are found, and all other things contained in such package or parcel, shall be forfeited. - 28.
East India Company to pay Duties to Receiver-general.--The East India Company shall pay into the hands of the receiver-general of the customs every sum of money due from the said Company on account of the duties of customs at the respective iimes when the same shall become due ; and the said receiver-general shall give to the said Company a recept for the monies so paid, on the account of the collector of the custoins, which receipt, when delivered to such collector, shall be received by him as cash. - 29.
Goods damaged on Voyage.-Any goods which are rated to pay duty according to the number, measure, or weight thereof (except certain goods herein-after mentioned) shall receive damage during the voyage, an abatement of such duties shall be allowed in proportion to the damage so received; provided proof be made to the satisfaction of the commissioners of his Majesty's customs, or of any otficers of customs acting therein under their directions, that such damage was received after the goods were shipped abroad in the ship importing the same, and before they were landed in the United Kingdom; and provided claim to such an abatement of duties be made at the time of the first examination of such goods.- 30.
Officers to examine Damage, and state Proportion, or choose two Merchants. The officers of the customs shall thereupon examine such goods with reference to such damage, and may state the proportion of damage which, in their opinion, such goods have so received, and may make a proportionate abatement of duties; but if the officers of customs be incompetent to estimate such damage, or if the importer be not satisfied with the abatement made by them, the collector and comptroller shall choose two indifferent merchants experienced in the nature and value of such goods, who shall examine the saine, and shall make and subscribe a declaration, stating in what proportion, according to their judgment, such goods are lessened in their value by reason of such damage, and thereupon the officers of the customs may make an abatement of the duties according to the proportion of damage so declared by such merchants.-31.
No Abatement for certain Goods.-No abatement of duties shall be made on account of any damage received by any of the sorts of goods herein-after enumerated; (that is to say,) cocoa, coffee, oranges, pepper, currants, raisins, figs, tobacco, lemons, and wine. -- 32.
Returned Goods ---It shall be lawful to re-import into the United Kingdom from any place, in a ship of any country, any goods (except as herein-aiter excepted) which shall have been legally exported from ihe United Kingdom, and to enter the same by bill of store, referring to the entry outwards, and exportation thereof, provided the property in such goods continue in the person by whom or on whose account the same have been exported, and that such re-importation take place within 6 years from the date of the exportation; and if the goods so returned be foreign goods, which had before been legally imported into the United Kingdom, the same duties shall be payable thereon as would, at the time of such re-importation, be payable on the like goods under the same circumstances of importation as those under which such goods had been originally imported, or such goods may be warehoused as the like goods might be warehoused upon a first importiiion thereof: provided always, that the several sorts of goods enunerated or described in the Table following shall not be re-imported into the United Kingdom for home use upon the ground that the same had been legally exported from thence, but that the same shall be deemed to be foreign goods, whether originally such or not, and shall also be deemed to be imported for the first time into the United Kingdom; (that is to say,)
A Table of Goods exported which may not be re-imported for Home Use. Corn, grain, meal, flour, and malt, hope, tobacco, tea.
All goods for which bill of store cannot be issued in manner herein Goods for which any bounty or any drawback of excise had been after directed, except small rempants of Birtish goods by special
received on rxpor ation, unless by special permission of the com- permission of the commissioners of his Majesty's customs, upou missioners of his Majesty's customs, and on repayment of such proof to their satisfaction that the same are British, and had not bounty or such draw back
been sold.-Sect. 33,
Bill of Store, by whom may be taken out.-The person in whose name any goods so re-imported were entered for exportation shall deliver to the searcher at the port of exportation an exact account, signed by him, of the particulars of such goods, referring to the entry and clearance outwards and to the return inwards of the same, with the marks and numbers of the packages, both inwards and outwards; and thereupon the searcher, finding that such goods had been legally exported, shall grant a bill of store for the same; and if the person in whose naine such goods were entered for exportation was not the proprietor thereof, but his agent, he shall declare upon oath on such bill of store the name of the person by whom he was employed as such agent: and if the person to whom sich returned goods are consigned shall not be such proprietor and exporter, he shall make and subscribe a declaration on such bill of store of the name of the person for whose use such goods have been consigned to him; and the real proprietor, ascertained to be such, shall make and subscribe a declaration upon such bill of store, to the identity of the goods so exported and so returned, and that he was at the time of exportation and of re-importation the proprietor of such goods, and that the same had not during such time been sold or disposed of to any other person; and such declaration shall be made before the collectors or comptrollers at the ports of exportation and of importation respectively; and thereupon the collector and comptroller shall admit such goods to entry by bill of store, and grant their warrant accordingly.- 34.
Surplus Stores subject as Goods. The surplus stores of every ship arriving from parts beyond the seas, in the United Kingdom or in the Isle of Man, shall be subject to the same duties, and ihe same prohibitions, restrictions, and regulations, as the like sorts of goods shall be subject to when imported by way of merchandise; but if it shall appear to the collector and comptroller that the quantity or description of such stores is not excessive or unsuitable, under all the circumstances of the voyage, it shall be lawful for them to perniit siich surplus stores to be entered for the private use of the inaster, purser, or owner of such ship, or of any passenger of such ship to whom any such surplus stores may belong, on payment of the proper duties, or to be warehoused for the future use of such ship, although the same could not be legally imported by way of merchandise.- 35.
Goods from Plantations, f-c.-No goods shall be entered as being of or from any British possession in America (if any benefit attach to such distinction) unless the master of the ship importing the same shall have delivered to the collector or comptroller a certificate, under the hand of the proper officer of the place where such goods were taken on board, of the due clearance of such ship from thence, containing an account of such goods.- 36.
Certificate of Growth of Sugar, Coffee, Cocoa, Spirits, from Plantations.—Before any sugar, coffee, cocoa, or spirits shall he entered as being of the produce of some British possession in America, or'the Island of Mauritius, 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 the place where such goods were taken on board, testifying that proof had been made in manner required by law that such goods are of the produce of some British possession in America, or of the Island of Mauritius, stating the name of the place where such goods were produced, and the quantity and quality of the goods, and the number and denomination of the packages containing the same, and the name of the ship in which they are laden, and of the master thereof; 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 are mentioned therein.- 37.
Certificate of Sugar from Limits of Charter.- Before any sugar shall be entered as being the produce of any British possession within the limits of the East India Company's charter, the master of the ship importing ihe same shall deliver to the collector or comptroller a certificate under the hand and seal of the proper officer at the place where such sugar was iaken on board, testifying that oath had been made before him, by the shipper of such sugar. that the same was really and bona fide the produce of such British possession; 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 sugar was taken on board, and that the sugar so imported is the same as is mentioned therein.- 38.
Certificate of Wine, Produce of Cape of Good Hope.--Before any wine shall be entered as being tho produce of the Cape of Good Hope, 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 the Cape of Good Hope, testifying that proof had been made, in manner required by law, that such wine is of the produce or the Cape of Good IIope or the dependencies thereof, stating the quantity and sort of such wine, and the number and denoinination of the packages containing the same; and such master shall also maku and subscribe a declaration before the collector or comptroller, that such certificate was received by him at the Cape of Good Hope, and that the wine so imported is the same as is mentioned therein.-39.
Goods of Guernsey, Jersey, fc.-It shall be lawful io import into the United Kingdom any goods of the produce or manufacture of the islands of Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, Sark, or Man, from the said islands respectively, without payment of any duty (except in the cases herein-after mentioned); and such goods shall not be deemed to be included in any charge of duties imposed by any act hereafter to be made on the importation of goods generally from parts beyond the seas : provided always, that such goods may nevertheless be charged with any proportion of such duties as shall fairly countervail any duties of excise, or any coast duty, payable on the like goods the produce of the part of the United Kingdom into which they shall be imported: provided also, that such exemption from duty shall not extend to any manufactures of the said islands made from materials the produce of any foreign country, except manufactures of linen and cotton made in and imported from the Isle of Man.- 40.
Master to deliver Certificate of Produce, and declare to Certificate.-Before any goods shall be entered as being the produce of the said islands (if any benefit attach to such distinction), the master of the ship or vessel importing the same shall deliver to the collector or comptroller a certificate from the governor, lieutenant-governor, or commander-in-chief of the island from whence such goods were imported, that proof had been made, in manner required by law, that such goods were of the produce of such island, stating the quantity and quality of the goods, and the number and denomination of the packages containing the same; and such masier 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 are mentioned therein.-) 41.
Treasury may permit Produce of Colonial Fisheries to be imported from Guernecy, fc.- It shall be lawful for the Lords Cominissioners 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 tisheries 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 coinmissioners shall direct, any thing in the law of navigation to the contrary notwithstanding.-- 12.
Vessels with Stone from Guernsey, &c. 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 Imporlution.-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 io 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. Cerii
frate of Blubber, Train 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 saine shall deliver to the collector or compiroller a certificate under the hand of the proper officer of such British possession where such goods were taken on board, (or if no such otticer 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.-845.
Before entry of Blubber, fc. of British fishing, Master and Importer to make Declaration of the same.Before any blubber, train oil, spermaceti oil, head malier, or whale fins, 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 Strails 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 it imported in that state, and such oil shall not afterwards, if the same come to be exported, be subject lo 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 Snivage. It shall be lawful for the owner or salvor of any property liable in the payment of duty saved trom 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 detray the salvage of the Raine, to sell so much of the property so saved as will be sufficient to defray the salvage so awarded, or euch other sum so paid or agreed to be paid ; and upon the production of an award made in execution of any such law to the commissioners of customs, or upon proof 10 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 lo refer any such determination of the said cominissioners 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.- 19.
Foreign Goods derelict, fc. to be subject to same Duties as on Importation.--All foreign gcods, derelict, jeisan, tlotsam, and wreck, brought or coming into the United King doin or into the Isle of Man, shall 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 payable, aliy question shall arise as to the origin of any such goods, ihe same shall be deemed to he orihe growth, produce, or manufacture of such couniry or place as the commuissioners of customs shall upon 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 nianor 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 duly 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 ihe United Kingdom, and shall not give notice thereof to the proper officer of the customs within 24 hours after suicli possessioni,
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 forfeil the sum of 1001.; and it 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 forfeil the sum of 1001. ; and in default of the payment of the duties on such goods within 18 months froin 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 defauli 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, ihen the person having possession of the same, shall be at liberty to retain the same in his own custody, giving bond, with 2 suficient sureties, to be approved by the proper oflicer 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 Ereise 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 saine may have been duly entered with thein, and the full duties due thereon may have been paid,) until such goods shall also have been duly entered with the otficers of excise, and permit granied by them for delivery of the same, nor unless sich 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 certiticate shall huve been produced in 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 ihe charge of the goods : provided also, that 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 oficers 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, gange, 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 relaung to the excise.- 52.
Commissioners of Customs muy direct certain Goods to be stamped.--The commissioners of customs are hereby authorised, after any goods have been entered at the Custom-house, and before ihe same shall be discharged by the officers, and delivered into the custody of the importer or bis agent, to mark or stamp 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 park 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 same to be counterfeit, or shall use or atbix 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 bis, her, or their aiders, abettors, and assistants, shall for every such offence forfeit and pay the sum of 2001.-055.
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 belween 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 the proper officer of the customs; and such goods, except as aforesaid, shall be landed at one of the Jegal quays appointed by his Majesty for the landing of goods, or al 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 transhipped, 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 officer of the customs.-- 56.
Goods to be unshipped, fc. at the Expense of Importer.-The unshipping, carrying, and landing of all goods, and the bringing of the same to the proper place atier 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; (ihat 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 the parts properly fixed in the case, ty's public stores only.
Coin; viz. false money, or counterfeit sterling. Beef, fresh or corned 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 finepes,
Kingdom, and printed or reprinted in any other country, Fish of foreign taking or curing, or in foreign Fessels, except turbots imported for sale, excep! books not reprinted in the Unitei and lobstera, stock-fish, live eels, anchovits, sturgeou, Lotargo, Kingdoni within 20 yean; or being parts of collections, and caviare. the greater parts of which had been composed or writtea Gunpowder; except by licence from his Majesty, such licence to be abroad.
granted for ine iurnishing his Majesty's stores only. Cattle, greal.
Lamb, mall, mutton, pork (fresh or corued or slighuy salted), sheep. Clocks and watches of any meal, impressed with any mark or stamp Snut work.
appearing to be or to represent any legal British assay mark Spirits from the Isle of Man. or slamp, or purporting by any mark or appearance to be of
Swine. the manufacture of the United Kingdom, or not having the Tobacco stalks stripped from the lear, 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, grads from, unless by the East India Company, and into the Gloves of leather, unless in ships of 70 tons of upwards, and in pack.
port of London, during the continuance of their exclusive ages containing 100 dozen pairs of such plures. privileges of trade.
Hides, skins, horns, or hoofs, or any other part of cattle or berst, his East India ; gools of places within the limits of the East India Com. Majesty may by order in council prohibit, in order to prevent
pany's charter, unless into such ports as shall be approved of any contagious dislemper. 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