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(2) Passenger vessels making three trips or oftener a week between a port of the United States and a
foreign port, or vessels used exclusively as ferryboats, carrying passengers, baggage, or merchandise: Pro-
vided, That the master of any such vessel shall be required to report such baggage and merchandise to the
collector within twenty-four hours after arrival;
(3) Yachts of fifteen gross tons or under not permitted by law to carry merchandise or passengers for hire;
(1) Vessels arriving in distress or for

the purpose
of taking on bunker
coal, bunker oil, or necessary

sea stores and which shall depart within twenty-four hours after arrival without having landed or taken on board any merchandise other than bunker coal, bunker oil, or necessary sea stores: Provided, That the master, owner, or agent of such vessel shall report under oath to the collector the hour and date of arrival and departure and the quantity of bunker coal, bunker oil, or necessary sea stores taken on board; and

(5) Tugs enrolled and licensed to engage in the foreign and coasting trade in the northern, northeastern, and northwestern frontiers when towing vessels which are required by law to enter and clear.

SEC. 442. RESIDUE CARGO.-Any vessel having on board merchandise shown by the manifest to be destined to a foreign port or place may, after the report and entry of such vessel under the provisions of this Act, proceed to such foreign port of destination with the cargo so destined therefor, without unlading the same and without the payment of duty thereon. Any vessel arriving from a foreign port or place having on board merchandise shown by the manifest to be destined to a port or ports in the United States other than the port of entry at which such vessel first arrived and made entry may proceed with such merchandise from port to port or from district to district for the unlading thereof: Provided, That the Secretary of the Treasury may, by general regulations or otherwise, require the master or owner of any vessel so proceeding to a foreign port or to a port or district other than that at which the vessel first arrived to give a bond in an amount equal to the estimated duties conditioned that no merchandise shall be landed in the United States from such vessel without entry therefor having been made and a permit secured

from the customs officer and for the production of such landing certificates or other evidence of complianco with such bond as the Secretary of the Treasury may by general regulations require.

SEC. 443. CARGO FOR DIFFERENT PORTS.--Merchandise arriving in any vessel for delivery in different districts or ports of entry shall be described in the manifest in the order of the districts or ports at or in which the same is to be unladen. Before any vessel arriving in the United States

with any such merchandise shall depart from the port of first arrival, the master shall obtain from the collector a permit therefor with á certified copy of the vessel's. manifest showing the quantities and particulars of the merchandise entered at such port of entry and of that remaining on board.

SEC. 411. ENTRY AT ANOTHER PORT.-- Within twenty-four hours after the arrival of such vessel at another port of entry, the master shall make entry with the collector at such port and shall produce the permit issued by the collector at the port of first arrival, together with the certified copy of his manifest.

SEC. 445. FAILURE TO OBTAIN OR TO PRODUCE PERMIT.-If the master of any such vessel shall proceed to another port or district without having obtained a permit therefor and a certified copy of his manifest, or if he shall fail to produce such permit and certified copy of his manifest to the collector at the port of destination, or if he shall proceed to any port not specified in the permit, he shall be liable to a penalty, for each offense, of not more than $500.

SEC. 446. STORES RETAINED ON BOARD.-Vessels arriving in the United States from foreign ports may retain on board, without the payment of duty, all coal and other fuel supplies, ships' stores, sea, stores, and the legitimate equipment of such vessels. Any such

supplies, ships stores, sea stores, or equipment landed and delivered from such vessel shall be considered and treated as imported merchandise: Provided, That bunker coal, bunker oil, ships' stores, sea stores, or the legitimate equipment of vessels belonging to regular lines plying between foreign ports and the United States, which are delayed in port for any cause, may be transferred under a permit by the collector and under customs supervision from the vessel so delayed to another vessel of the same line, and owner, and engaged in the foreign trade without the payment of duty thereon.

SEC. 447. UNLADING—PLACE-It shall be unlawful to make entry of any vessel or to unlade the cargo or any part thereof of any vessel elsewhere than at a port of entry: Provided, That upon good cause therefor being shown, the Secretary of Commerce may permit entry of any vessel to be made at a place other than a port of entry designated by him, under such conditions as he shall prescribe: And provided further, That any vessel laden with merchandise in bulk may proceed after entry of such vessel to any place designated by the Secretary of the Treasury for the purpose

of unlading such cargo, under the supervision of customs othcers if the collector shall consider the same necessary, and in such case the compensation and expenses of such officers shall be reimbursed to the Government by the party in interest.

SEC. 448. SAME-PRELIMINARY ENTRY-PERMIT.-Except as provided in section 441 of this Act, no merchandise, passengers, or baggage shall be unladen from any vessel or vehicle arriving from a foreign port or place until entry of such vessel or report of the arrival of such vehicle has been made and a permit for the unlading of the same issued by the collector: Provided, That the master may make a preliminary entry of a vessel by making oath or affirmation to the truth of the statements contained in the vessel's manifest and delivering the manifest to the customs officer who boards such vessel, but the making of such preliminary entry shall not excuse the master from making formal entry of his vessel at the customhouse, as provided by this Act. After the entry, preliminary or otherwise, ofany vessel or report of the arrivalof any vehicle, the collector may issue a permit to the master of the vessel, or to the person in charge of the vehicle, to unlade merchandise or baggage, but merchandise or baggage so unladen shall be retained at the place of unlading until entry therefor is made and a permit for its delivery granted, and the owners of the vessel or vehicle from which any imported merchandise is unladen prior to entry of such merchandise shall be liable for the payment of the duties accruing on any part thereof that may be removed from the place of unlading without a permit therefor having been issued. Any merchandise or baggage so unladen from any vessel or vehicle for which entry is not made

within forty-eight hours

exclusive of Sunday and holidays from the time of the entry of the vessel or report of the vehicle, unless a longer time is granted by the collector, as provided in section 484, shall be sent to the public stores and held as unclaimed at the risk and expense of the consignee in the case of merchandise and of the owner in the case of baggage, until entry thereofis made.

SEC. 449. SAME EMERGENCY.-Except as provided in sections 442 and 447 of this Act, merchandise and baggage imported in any vessel by sea shall be unladen at the port of entry to which such vessel is destined, unless (1) such vessel is compelled by any cause to putinto another port of entry, and the collector of such port issues a permit for the unlading of such merchandise or baggage, or (2) the Secretary of the Treasury, because of an emergency existing at the port of destination, authorizes such vessel to proceed to another port of entry. Merchandise and baggage so unladen may be entered in the same manner as other imported merchandise or baggage and may be treated as unclaimed merchandise or baggage and stored at the expense and risk of the owner thereof, or may be reladen without entry upon the vessel from which it was unladen for transportation toits destination.

SEC. 450. SAME--SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS.-No merchandise, baggage, or passengers arriving in the United States from any foreign port or place,

and no bonded merchandise or baggage being transported from one port to another, shall be

unladen from the carrying vessel or vehicle on Sunday, a holiday, or'at night, except under special license granted by the collector under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe

SEC. 451. SAME-BOND.-Before any such special license to unlade shall be granted, the master, owner, or agent, of such vessel or vehicle shall be required to give a bondin a penalsum to be fixed by the collector conditioned to indemnify the United States for any loss or liability which might occur or be occasioned by reason of the granting of such special license and to pay the compensation and expenses of the customs officers and employees whose services are required in connection with such unlading at night or on Sunday or a holiday in accordance with the provisions of section 5 of the Act entitled “An Act to provide for the lading or unlading of vessels at night, the preliminary entry of vessels, and for other purposes, approved February 13, 1911, as amended. Inlieu of such bond the owner, or agent, of any vessel or vehicle or line of vessels or vehicles may execute a bond in a penal sum to be fixed by the Secretary of the Treasury to cover and include the issuance of special licenses for the unlading of vessels or vehicles belonging to such line for a period of one year from the date thereof.

SEC. 452. LADING.-No merchandise or baggage entered for transportation under bond or for exportation with the benefit of drawback, or other merchandise or baggage required to be laden under customs supervision, shall beladen on any vessel or vehicle at night or on Sunday or a holiday, except under special license therefor to beissued by the collector under the same conditions and limitations aspertain to the unlading of imported merchandise or merchandise being transported in bond.

SEC. 453. PENALTY FOR VIOLATION.-Ifany merchandise or baggageisladen on, or unladen from, any vesselor vehicle without a speciallicense

or permitthereforissued by the collector, the master of such vessel or the person in charge of such vehicle and every other person who knowingly is concerned, or who aids therein, or in removing or otherwisesecuring such merchandise or baggage, shall each beliable to a penalty equal to the value of the merchandise or baggage soladen or unladen, and such merchandise or baggage shall be subject to forfeiture, and is the value thereofis $500 or more, the vessel or vehicle on or from which the same shall beladen or unladen shall be subject to forfeiture. SEC.

454. BOARDING AND DISCHARGING INSPECTORS.-The collector for the district in which any vessel or vehicle arrives from a foreign port or place may put on board of such vessel or vehicle while within such district, and if necessary while going from one district to another, one or more inspectors or other customs officers to examine the cargo and contents of such vessel or vehicle and superintend the unlading thereof, and to perform such other duties as may be required by law or the customs regulations for the protection of the revenue. Such inspector or other customs officer may, if he shall deem the same necessary for the protection of the revenue, secure the hatches or other communications or outlets of such vessel or vehicle with customs seals or other proper fastenings while such vessel is not in the act of unlading and such fastenings shall not be removed without permission of the inspector or other customs officer. Such inspector or other customs officer may require any vessel or vehicle to discontinue or suspend unlading during the continuance of unfavorable weather or any conditions rendering the discharge of cargo dangerous or detrimental to the revenue. Any officer, owner, agent of the owner, or member of the crew of any such vessel who obstructs or hinders any such inspector or other customs officer in the performance of his duties, shall be liable to a penalty of not more than $500.

SEC. 455. COMPENSATION, AND SO FORTH, OF INSPECTORS.-The compensation of any inspector or other customs officer, stationed on any vessel or vehicle while proceeding from one port to another and returning therefrom, shall be reimbursed to the Government by the master or owner of such vessel, together with the actual expense of such inspector or customs officer for subsistence, or in lieu of such expenses such vessel or vehicle may furnish such inspector or customs officer the accommodations usually supplied to passengers.

SEC. 456. CARGO NOT UNLADEN.- Whenever any merchandise remains on board any vessel or vehicle from a foreign port more than twenty-five days after the date on which report of said vessel or vehicle was made, the collector may take possession of such merchandise and cause the same to be unladen at the expense and risk of the owners thereof, or may place one or more inspectors or other customs officers on board of said vessel or vehicle to protect the revenue. The compensation

and expenses of any such inspector or customs officer for subsistence while on board of such vessel or vehicle shall be reimbursed to the Government by the owner or master of such vessel or vehicle.

SEC. 457. GENERAL ORDER.–At the request of the consignee of any merchandise, or of the owner or master of the vessel or the person in charge of the vehicle in which the same is imported, any merchandise may be taken possession of by the collector after the expiration of one day after the entry of the vessel or report of the vehicle and may be unladen and held at the risk and expense of the consignee until entry thereof is made.

SEC. 458. BULK CARGO.-The limitation of time for unlading shall not extend to vessels laden exclusively with merchandise in bulk consigned to one consignee and arriving at a port for orders, but if the master of such vessel requests a longer time to discharge its cargo, the compensation of the inspectors or other customs officers whose services are required in connection with the unlading shall, for every day consumed in unlading in excess of twenty-five days from the date of the vessel's entry, be reimbursed by the master or owner of such vessel.

SEC. 459.-IMPORTS FROM CONTIGUOUS COUNTRIES-REPORT.-The master of any vessel of less than five net tons carrying merchandise and the person in charge of any vehicle arriving in the United States from contiguous country, shall immediately report his arrival to the customs officer at the port of entry or customhouse which shall be nearest to the place at which such vessel or vehicle shall cross the boundary line or shall enter the territorial waters of the United States, and if such vessel or vehicle have on board any merchandise, shall produce to such customs officer a manifest as required by law, and no such vessel or vehicle shall proceed farther inland nor shall discharge or land any merchandise, passengers, or baggage without receiving a permit therefor from such customs officer. The master of any such vessel, or the person in charge of any such vehicle who fails to report arrival

in the United States as required by the provisions of this section shall be subject to a fine of $100 for each offense, and if any merchandise or baggage is unladen or discharged from any such vessel or vehicle without a permit therefor, the same, together with the vessel or vehicle in which imported, shall be subject to forfeiture.

SEC. 460. SAME-FAILURE TO REPORT.-If any merchandise is imported or brought into the United States in any vessel or vehicle from a contiguous country

without being so reported to the collector, or in case of the neglect or failure of the master of the vessel or the person in charge of the vehicle to file a manifest therefor, such merchandise and the vessel or vehicle shall be subject to forfeiture and the master of such vessel or the person in charge of such vehicle shall be liable to a penalty equal to the value of the merchandise imported in such vessel or vehicle which was not reported to the collector or included in the manifest.

SEC. 461. SAME-INSPECTION.—All merchandise and baggage imported or brought in from any contiguous country, except as otherwise provided by law or by regulations of the Secretary ofthe Treasury, shall be unladen in the presence ofand be inspected by a customs officer at the first port of entry at which the same shall arrive; and such officer may require the owner, or his agent, or other person having charge or possession ofany trunk, traveling bag, sack, valise, or other container, or ofany closed vehicle, to open the same for inspection, or to furnish a key or other means for opening the same.

SEC. 462. SAME-FORFEITURE. Ifsuch owner, agent, or other person shall fail to comply with his demand, the officer shall retain such trunk, traveling bag, sack, valise, or other container or closed vehicle, and open the same, and, as soon thereafter as may be practicable, examine the contents, and if any article subject

to duty or any article the importation of which is prohibited is found therein, the whole contents and the container or vehicle shall be subject to forfeiture.

SEC. 463. SAME-SEALED CARS.-To avoid unnecessary inspection of merchandise imported from a contiguous country at the first port of arrival, the master of the vessel or the person in charge of the vehicle in which such merchandise isimported may apply to the customs or consular officer of the United States stationed in the place from which such merchandise is shipped, and such officer may seal such vessel or vehicle. Any vessel or vehicle so sealed may proceed with such merchandise to the port of destination under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe.

SEC. 464. SAME-DELIVERY.-If the master of such vessel or the person in charge of any such vehicle fails to proceed with reasonable promptness to the port of destination and to deliver such vessel or vehicle to the proper officers of the customs, or fails to proceed in accordance with such regulations of the Secretary of the Treasury, or unlades such merchandise or any part thereof at other than such port of destination, or disposes of any such merchandise by sale or otherwise, he shall be guilty of a felony and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more

than five years, or both; and any such vessel

or vehicle, with its contents, shall be subject to forfeiture. SEC. 465. SAME-SÚPPLIES, AND SO FORTH.-The master of any vessel of the United States documented to engage in the foreign and coasting trade on the northern, northeastern, and northwestern frontiers shall' upon arrival from a foreign contiguous territory, file with the manifest of such vessel a detailed list of all supplies or other

merchandise purchased in such foreign country for use or sale on such vessel, and also a statement of the cost of all repairs to and all equipment taken on board such vessel. The conductor or person in charge of any railway car arriving from a contiguous country shall file with the manifest of such car a detailed list of all supplies or other merchandise purchased in such foreign country for use in the United States. Ifany such supplies, merchandise, repairs, or equipment shall not

be reported, the master, conductor, or other person having charge of such vessel or vehicle shall be liable to a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $500, or to imprisonment for not more than two years, or both.

SEC 466. That sections 3114 and 3115 of the Revised Statutes are amended to read as follows: "SEC. 3114. The equipments, or any part thereof, including boats, purchased for, or the repair parts or materials to be used, or the expenses of repairs made in a foreign country upon a vessel documented

under the laws of the United States to engage in the foreign or coasting trade, or a vessel intended to be employed in such trade, shall, on the first arrival of such vessel in any port of the United States, be liable to entry and the payment of an ad valorem duty of 50 per centum on the cost thereof in such foreign country; and if the owner or master of such vessel shall willfully and knowingly neglect or fail to report, make entry, and pay duties as herein required, such vessel, with her tackle, apparel, and furniture, shall be seized and forfeited."

"Sec. 3115. If the owner or master of such vessel, however, furnishes good and sufficient evidence that such vessel, while in the regular course of her voyage, was compelled, by stress of weather or other casualty, to put into such foreign port and purchase such equipments, or make such repairs, to secure the safety of the vessel to enable her to reach her port of destination, then the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to remit or refund such duties, and such vessel shall not be liable to forfeiture, and no license or enrollment and license, or renewal of either, shall hereafter be issued to any such vessel until the collector to whom application is made for the same shall be satisfied, from the oath of the owner or master, that all such equipments and repairs made within the year immediately preceding such application have been duly accounted for under the provisions of this and the preceding sections, and the

duties accruing thereon duly paid; and if such owner or master shall refuse to take such oath, or take it falsely, the vessel shall be seized and forfeited." ACT OF 1909.

ACT OF 1913.

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(No corresponding provisions.)

ACT OF 1922. PART 3.-ASCERTAINMENT, COLLECTION, AND RECOVERY OF DUTIES. SEC. 481. CONTENTS OF INVOICE.-(a) That all invoices of merchandise to be imported into the United States shall set forth(1) The port of entry to which the merchandise is destined;

(2) The time when, the place where, and the person by whóm and the person to whom the merchandise is sold or agreed to be sold, or if to be imported otherwise than in pursuance of a purchase, the place from which shippod, the time when and the person to whom and the person by whom it is shipped; ACT OF 1909.

ACT OF 1913. SEC. 28. That the Act entitled “An Act to sim- SEC. III. A. That the Act entitled "An Act to plify the laws in relation to the collection of the simplify the laws in relation to the collection of the revenues," approved June tenth, eighteen hundred revenues,” approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and ninety, as amended, be further amended to and ninety, as amended, be further amended to read as follows:

read as follows: “Sec. 3. * * * that it contains, if the merchan- “D. * * * that it contains, if the merchandise dise was obtained by purchase, a true and full state- was obtained by purchase, or agreement for purment of the time when, the place where, the person chase, a true and full statement of the time when, from whom the same was purchased, * * * the place where, the person from whom the same

was purchased, or agreed to be purchased, * * * (3) A detailed description of the merchandise, including the name by which each item is known, the grade or quality,

and the marks, numbers, or symbols under which sold by the seller or manufacturer to the trade in the country of exportation, together with the marks and numbers of the packages in which the merchandise is packed;

(4) The quantities in the weights and measures of the country or place from which the merchandise is shipped, or in the weights and measures of the United States; SEC. 28. *

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containing it, * (5) The purchase price of each item in the currency of the purchase, if the merchandise is shipped in pursuance of a purchase or an agreement to purchase; Sec. 28. *

Sec. III. A. * “SEC. 3. * * * and the actual cost thereof, * * * D. * * * and the actual cost thereof, or price

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(6) If the merchandise is shipped otherwise than in pursuance of a purchase or an agreement to purchase, the value for each item, in the currency in which the transactions are usually made, or, in the absence of such value, the price in such currency that the manufacturer, seller, shipper, or owner would have received, or was willing to receive, for such merchandise if sold in the ordinary course of trade and in the usual whole sale quantities in the country of exportation; SEC, 28. * * *

SEC. III. A. * * * “SEC. 3. * * * and when obtained in any “D. * * * and when obtained in any other other manner than by purchase, the aetual market manner than by purchase, or agreement of purchase, value or wholesale price thereof, at the time of the actual market value or wholesale price thereof, exportation to the United tates, in the principal at the time of exportation to the United States, in markets of the country from whence exported; the principal markets of the country from whence that such actual market value is the price at which exported; that such actual market value is the price the merchandise described in the invoice is freely at which the merchandise described in the invoice offered for sale to all purchasers in said markets, is freely offered for sale to all purchasers in said and that it is the price which the manufacturer or markets, and that it is the price which the manuowner making the declaration would have received, facturer' or owner making the declaration would and was willing to receive, for such merchandise have received, and was willing to receive, for such sold in the ordinary course of trade in the usual merchandise

sold in the ordinary course of trade wholesale

quantities, and that it includes all charges in the usual wholesale quantities, and that it inthereon as provided by this Act, and the actual cludes all charges thereon as provided by this Act, quantity thereof; and that no different invoice of and the actual quantity thereof; and that no differthe merchandise mentioned in the invoice so pro- ent invoice of the merchandise mentioned in the duced has been or will be furnished to anyone. invoice so produced has been or will be furnished

to anyone. (7) The kind of currency, whether gold, silver, or paper; SEC, 28. * * *

SEC. III. A. * * * “SEC. 2. That all invoices of imported merchan- C. That all invoices of imported merchandise dise shall be made out in the currency of the place shall be made out in the currency of the place or or country from whence the importations shall be country from whence the importations shall be made, or, if purchased, in the currency actually made, or, if purchased, or agreed to be purchased, paid therefor, * * *

in the currency actually paid, agreed upon, or to

be paid therefor, * “SEC. 3. * * * If the merchandise was actually **D. * * * 'If the merchandise was actually purchased, the declaration shall also contain a purchased, or agreed to be purchased, the declarastatement that the currency in which such invoice tion shall also contain a statement that the currency is made out is that which was actually paid for in which such invoice is made out is that which the merchandise by the purchaser.

was actually paid for the merchandise by the pur

chaser, or agreed to be paid, fixed, or determined. (8) All charges upon the merchandise, itemized by name and amount when known to the seller or ship. per; or all charges by name (including commissions, insurance, freight, cases, containers, coverings, and cost of packing) included in the invoice prices when the amounts for such charges are known to the seller or shipper; SEC. 28. *

SEC. III. A. * SEC. 3. * * * and of all charges thereon, as “D. * * * and of all charges thereon, as proprovided by this Act; * * *

vided by this Act; * (9) All rebates, drawbacks, and bounties, separately itemized, allowed upon the exportation of the mercbandise; and SEC. 28. *

SEC. III. A. * SEC. 3. * * * and that no discounts, boun- "D. * * * and that no discounts, rebates, or ties, or drawbacks are contained in the invoice but commissions are contained in the invoice but such such as have been actually allowed thereon; * * * as have been actually allowed thereon, and that all

drawbacks or bounties received or to be received

are shown therein; * * * (10) Any other facts deemed necessary to a proper appraisement, examination, and classification of the merchandise that the Secretary of the Treasury may require.

(b) If the merchandise is shipped to a person in the United States by a person other than the manufacturer, otherwise than by purchase, such person shall state on the invoice the time when, the place where, the person from whom such merchandise was purchased, and the price paid therefor in the currency of the purchase, stating whether gold, silver, or paper. SEC. 28. * * *

SEC. III. A. * * * “SEC. 8. That when merchandise entered for "J. That when merchandise entered for customs customs duty has been consigned for sale by or on duty has been consigned for sale by or on account account of the manufacturer thereof, to a person, of the manufacturer thereof, to a person, agent, agent, partner, or consignee in the United States, partner, or consignee in the United States, such such person, agent, partner, or consignee shall, at person, agent, partner, or consignee shall, at the the time of the entry of such merchandise, present time of the entry of such merchandise, present to the to the collector of customs at the port where such collector of customs at the port where such entry entry is made, as a part of such entry, and in addi- is made, as a part of such entry, and in addition to tion to the certified invoice or statement in the form the certified invoice or statement in the form of of an invoice required by law, a statement signed an invoice required by law, a statement signed by by such manufacturer, declaring the cost of produce such manufacturer, declaring the cost of production tion of such merchandise, such cost to include all of such merchandise, such cost to include all the the elements of cost as stated in section eleven of elements of cost as stated in paragraph L of this this Act. When merchandise entered for customs Act. When merchandise entered for customs duty duty has been consigned for sale by or on account has been consigned for sale by or on account of & of a person other than the manufacturer of such person other than the manufacturer of such mermerchandise, to a person, agent, partner, or con- chandise, to a person, agent, partner, or consignee signee in the United States, such person, agent, in the United States, such person, agent, partner, partner, or consignee shall at the time of the entry or consignee shall at the time of the entry of such of such merchandise present to the collector of merchandise present to the collector of customs at customs at the port where such entry is made, as the port where such entry is made, as a part of such a part of such entry, a statement signed by the entry, a statement signed by the consignor thereof, consignor thereof, declaring that the merchandise declaring that the merchandise was actually purwas actually purchased by him or for his account, chased by him or for his account, and showing the

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and showing the time when, the place where, and time when, the place where, and from whom he from whom he purchased the merchandise, and in purchased the merchandise, and in detail the price detail the price he paid for the same: Provided, he paid for the same: Provided, That the stateThat the statements required by this section shali ments required by this section shall be mode in be made in triplicate, and shall bear the attestation triplicate, and shall bear the attestation of the of the consular officer of the United States resident consular officer of the United States resident within within the consular district wherein the merchan- the consular district wherein the merchandise was dise was manufactured, if consigned by the manu- manufactured, if consigned by the manufacturer or facturer or for his account, or from whence it was for his account, or from whence it was imported imported when

consigned by a person other than when consigned by a person other than the manuthe manufacturer, one copy thereof to be delivered facturer, one copy thereof to be delivered to the to the person making the statement, one copy to person making the statement, one copy to be be transmitted with the triplicate invoice of the transmitted with the triplicate invoice of the mermerchandise to the collector of the port in the chandise to the collector of the port in the United United States to which the merchandise is con- States to which the merchandise is consigned, and signed, and the remaining copy to be filed in the the remaining copy to be filed in the consulaté. consulate.

(c) When the merchandise has been purchased in different consulardistricts for shipment to the United States and is assembled for shipment and embraced in a single invoice which is produced for certification under the provisions of paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of section 482 of this Act, the invoice shall have attached thereto the original bills or invoices received by the shipper, or extracts therefrom, showing the actual prices paid or to be paid for such merchandise. The consular officer to whom theinvoice is so produced for certification may require that any such original bill orinvoice be certified by the consular officer for the district in which the merchandise was purchased. [No corresponding provisions.)

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“W. That where merchandise purchased or manufactured in different consular districts in the same country is assembled for shipment and embraced in a single invoice and consulated at the shipping point, such invoice shall have attached thereto the original bills or in voices or statements in the nature of such, showing the prices actually paid, contracted to be paid, fixed, or determined, and in connection with each such purchase or consignment the invoice shall state all charges and expenses as provided in paragraph R of this section.

ACT OF 1922.

SEC. 482. DECLARATIONS ACCOMPANYING CERTIFIED INVOICES.-(a) Every invoice covering merchandise exceeding $100 in value shall, at or before the time of the shipment of the merchandise, or as soon thereafter as the conditions will permit, be produced for certification to the consular officer of the United States

(1) For the consular district in which the merchandise was manufactured, or purchased, or from which it was to be delivered pursuant to contract; (2) For the consular district in which the merchandise is assembled and repacked for shipment to the United States, if it has been purchased in different consular districts.

(b) Such invoices shall haveindorsed thereon, when so produced, a verified declaration, in a form prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, stating whether the merchandise is sold or agreed to be sold, or whetheritis shipped otherwise thanin pursuance of a purchase or an agreement to purchase, that there is no other invoice differing from the invoice so produced, and that all the statements contained in such invoice and in such declaration are true and correct.

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ACT OF 1909,

ACT OF 1913. SEC, 28. * * *

SEC. III. A. * * * “Sec. 3. That all such invoices shall, at or before “D. That all such invoices shall, at or before the the shipment of the merchandise, be produced to the shipment of the merchandise, be produced to the consular officer of the United States of the consular consular officer of the United States of the consular district in which the merchandise was manufac- district in which the merchandise was manufactured or purchased, as the case may be, for export tured, or purchased, or contracted to be delivered to the United States, and shall have indorsed from, or when purchases or agreements for purchase thereon, when so produced, a declaration signed by are made in several places, in the consular district the purchaser, seller, manufacturer, owner, or agent, where the merchandise is assembled for shipment, setting forth that the invoice is in all respects correct as the case may be, for export to the United States, and true, and was made at the place from which the and shall have indorsed thereon, when so produced, merchandise is to be exported to the United States; a declaration signed by the purchaser, seller, manu

facturer, owner, or agent, setting forth that the invoice is in all respects correct and true and was made at the place from which the merchandise is to

be exported to the United States; * (c) Every certified invoice shall be made out in triplicate or in quadruplicate, if desired by the shipper, for merchandiseintended forimmediate transportation,

under the provisions of section 552 of this Act, and shall be signed by the seller or shipper, or the agent of either. Where any such invoice is signed by an agent, he shall state thereon the name of his principal. SEC. 28. * * *

SEC. III. A. * " SEC. 2. * * * and shall be made in triplicate C.

and shall be made in triplicate prin quadruplicate in case of merchandise intended or in quadruplicate in case of merchandise intended for immediate transportation without appraise- for immediate transportation without appraisement, and signed by the person owning or shipping ment, and signed by the person owning or shipping the same, if the merchandise has been actually pur- the saine, if the merchandise has been actually purchased, or by the manufacturer or owner thereof, if chased, or price agreed upon, fixed, or determined, the same has been procured otherwise than by púr or by the manufacturer or owner thereof, if the samé chase, or by the duly authorized agent of such pur- has been procured otherwise than by purchase, or chaser, seller, manufacturer or owner.

agreement of purchase, or by the duly authorized agent of such purchaser, seiler, manufacturer, or

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