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as the same respects said subjects, shall expire or be otherwise terminated, the provisions of this act shall be in force in all respects in the same manner and to the same extent as if no such treaty had existed at the time of the passage hereof.
Sect. 12. That in respect of all articles mentioned in Schedule E of section six of this act shall take effect on and after the first day of June, anno Domini eighteen hundred and eighty-three.
Sect. 13. That the repeal of existing laws or modifications thereof embraced in this act shall not affect any act done, or any right accruing or accrued, or any suit or proceeding had or commenced in any civil cause before the said repeal or modifications, but all rights and liabilities under said laws shall continue and may be enforced in the same manner as if said repeal or modifications had not been made; nor shall said repeal or modifications in any manner affect the right to any office, or change the term or tenure thereof. Any offences committed, and all penalties or forfeitures or liabilities incurred under any statute embraced in or changed, modified, or repealed by this act may be prosecuted and punished in the same manner and with the same effect as if this act had not been passed. All acts of limitation, whether applicable to civil causes and proceedings, or to the prosecution of offences, or for the recovery of penalties or forfeitures embraced in or modified, changed or repealed by this act, shall not be affected thereby; and all suits, proceedings, or prosecutions, whether civil or criminal, for causes arising or acts done or committed prior to the passage of this act, may be commenced and prosecuted within the same time, and with the same effect as if this act had not been passed.
Approved March 3, 1883.
RATES OF TARE.
In estimating the allowance for tare on all chests, boxes, cases, casks, bags, or other envelope or covering of all articles imported liable to pay any duty, where the original invoice is produced at the time of making entry thereof, and the tare shall be specified therein, the collector, if he sees fit, or the collector and naval officer, if any, if they see fit, may, with the consent of the consignees, estimate the tare according to such invoice; but in all other cases the real tare shall be allowed, and may be ascertained under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may from time to time prescribe; but in no case shall there be any allowance for draught. (Section 2898, Revised Statutes.)
RATES OF TARE PRESCRIBED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY,
IN GENERAL REGULATIONS OF 1874.
in ceroons Melado. Nails
in casks Ochre, dry
in casks in oil
in casks Paris White
in casks Pepper
in double bags Peruvian Bark
in ceroons Pimento
in bags Raisins.
in frails Rice
in bags Spanish brown, dry
in casks in oil
in casks Sugar
in bags in bbls. in boxes in hhds. in mats
tierces Salt, alum, coarse or ground in sacks fine
in sacks Teas, China or Japan, duty on net invoice weight.
all others, actual tare. Tobacco, Leaf
bales, ex.covers Whiting
GRAIN BROUGHT TO MILL. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That grain brought into the United States in wagons or other ordinary road vehicles by farmers residing in the Dominion of Canada, to be ground by mills owned by citizens of the United States, shall not be deemed to be imported, or liable to import duties : Provided, That such grain shall be brought into the United States under such regulations as the Treasury Department may prescribe to prevent fraud and evasion, and shall be returned as in like manner pro