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scription;” and, also, an act passed in the fifty-ninth year of the reign of his late Majesty King George the Third, entitled “ An act to prevent the enlisting or engagement of his Majesty's subjects to serve in foreign service, and the fitting out or equipping, in his Majesty's dominions, vessels for warlike purposes, without his Majesty’s license;” and, also, an act passed in the fourth year of the reign of his present Majesty, entitled “An act to authorize his Majesty, under certain circumstances, to regulate the duties and drawbacks on goods imported orexported in foreign vessels, and to exempt certain foreign vessels from pilotage,” as the said act is amended by an act passed in the fifth year of the reign of his present Majesty for that purpose; and, also, an act passed in the fourth year of the reign of his present Majesty, entitled “An act to consolidate and amend the several laws now in force with respect to trade from and to places within the limits of the charter of the East India Company, and to make further provisions with respect to such trade, and to amend an act of the present session of Parliament for the .. tering of vessels so far as relates to vessels registered in India;” and, also, an act passed in the fourth year of the reign of his present Majesty, entitled “An act for regulating vessels carrying passengers between Great Britain and Ireland;” and, also, an act passed in the fifty-fifth year of the reign of his late Majesty King George the Third, entitled “An act to repeal the provisions of former acts, granting exclusive privileges of trade to the South Sea Company, and to indemnify the said company for the loss of such privileges;” and, also, another act passed in the said fifty-fifth year of the reign of King George the Third, made for amending the said last mentioned act; and, also, an act passed in the fifth year of the reign of his present Majesty, entitled “An act to amend the several acts for the encouragement and improvement of the British and Irish fisheries,” and all other acts and parts of acts relating to the said fisheries, which were inforce upon the said fifth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six; and, also, an act passed in the sixth and seventh year of the reign of King William the Third, and another act passed in the fifteenth year of the reign of his late Majesty King George the Third, and another act passed in the thirty-first year of the reign of his said Majesty, which several acts relate to certain keel boats and carriages, and for loading coals on board ships; and, also, an act passed in the sixth year of the reign of his present Majesty, entitled “An act to repeal the several laws relating to the performance of quarantine, and to make other provisions in lieu thereof;” and, also, an act passed in the forty-third year of his late Majesty, entitled 43 G. 3. c. 25. * An act for the better securing the freedom of elections of members to serve in Parliament for any place in Ireland, by disabling certain officers employed in the collection or management of his Majesty's revenues in Ireland from giving their votes at such elections;" and, also, an act passed in the fourth year of the reign of his present 4 G. 4. c. 25. Majesty, entitled “ An act for regulating the number of apprentices to be taken on board British merchant vessels, and for preventing the desertion of seamen therefrom ;" and which act it is hereby declared and enacted doth and shall extend to Ireland; and, also, an act made in the Parliament of Ireland in the twenty-first and twenty-second 21 and 22 G. 3. years of the reign of his said late Majesty, for the im

Dublin coal provement of the city of Dublin, by making wide and acts. convenient passages through the same, and for regulating the coal trade thereof, and any act or acts for amending or continuing the same; and, also, save and except all such acts and parts of acts as relate to the maintaining or improving of any harbors, havens, ports, rivers, piers, Harbor and lighthouses, docks, canals, basons, or ware houses ; and, dock acts. also, all acts and parts of acts which are of a local or per- Local and personal nature, not being public general acts, although de- sonal acts. clared public; and, also, all acts and parts of acts whereby any duties are made applicable to any particular purpose, particular

Duties for or for the use or benefit of any particular person or per purposes. sons, or body or bodies corporate or politic, or of any society or company, and, also, all acts whereby any drawback of duty is granted in respect of materials used in building of churches and chapels; and, also, all acts and churches. parts of acts relating to the excise, so far only as the pro- Excise acts. visions of any of such acts might and are to be put in force by the Commissioners of the Excise or their officers in the United Kingdom, or by the Commissioners of Cus. toms or their officers in Ireland ; and, also, so much of any Jurisd acts which create or regulate any jurisdiction for the trial Ireland orNew. of offences in Ireland, or in Newfoundland, against the foundlar.d. laws of customs, navigation, or excise, as shall be in force immediately before the passing of this act; provided always, that nothing herein contained, or in any other act or acts contained, relating to the excise, shall extend to prevent the exportation of tea from the warehouse in like Exportation of

tea not to be manner as other goods warehoused upon the first entry

mtry prevented. thereof may be exported under the laws of the customs, any thing in any law relating to the excise to the contrary notwithstanding; all which said several acts so saved and excepted shall continue in such force and effect, to all intents and purposes, as if this act had not been passed ; any thing in this act contained to the contrary notwithstanding

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At the Court of St. James's. the 27th of July, 1826-Present, the

King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas, by an act passed in the sixth year of the reign of his present Majesty, entitledl. An act to regulate the 'T'rade of the British possessions abroad,' after reciting that, by the Law of Navigation, foreign ships are permitted to import into any of the British Possessions abroad, from the countries to which they belong, goods, the produce of those countries and to export goods from such possessions, to be carried to any foreign country whatever ;' and that it is expedient that such permission should be subject to certain conditions, it is enacted, • That the privileges thereby granted to foreign ships shall be limited to the ships of those countries wbich, having colonial possessions, shall grant the like privileges of trading with those possessions to British ships ; or which not having colonial possessions, shall place the commerce and navigation of this country, and of its possessions abroad, upon the footing of the most favored nation, unless his Majesty, by his Order in Council, shall in any case deem it expedient to grant the whole or any of such privileges to the ships of any foreign country, although the conditions aforesaid shall not in all respects be fulfilled by such foreign country ;' and whereas the conditions mentioned and referred to in the said act of Parliament, bave not in all respects been fulfilled by the Governinent of the United States of America, and therefore the privileges so granted as aforesaid by the law of navigation to foreign slips cannot lawfully be exercised or enjoyed by the ships of the United States aforesaid, unless his Majesty, by his Order in Council, shall grant the whole or any of such privileges to the ships of the United States aforesaid : And whereas his Majesty doth deem it expedient to grant to the ships of the said United States such of the said privileges as are hereinafter mentioned ; bis Majesty doth therefore, with the advice of his Privy Council, and in pursuance and exercise of the power's and authorities in him vested by the said act of Parliament, declare and grant, that it is and shall be lawful for the ships of the United States aforesaid, to import into any of the British possessions abroad, from the said United States, goods the produce of the United States aforesaid, and not enumerated in the table of prohibitions and restrictions in the saill act contained, and to export goods from such British possessions abroad to be carried to any foreign country whatever ; provided always, that such goods, so imported, shall be subject and liable to the payment of the duties imposed and made payable under and by virtue of the said act of Parliament ; provided also, and his Majesty doth further, with the advice aforesaid, declare that the privileges so granted as aforesaid to the ships of the United States, so far as respects the British possessions in the West Indies, and on the Continent of South America, and so far as respects the Bahama Islands and the Bermuda or Somer Islands, and so far as respects his Majesty's settlements in the Island of Newfoundland, and the several Islands belonging to and dependent on

those settlements, shall absolutely cease and determine upon and from the first day of December, which will be in this present year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six; provided also, and his Majesty doth further, with the advice aforesaid, declare, that the privileges so granted as aforesaid to the ships of the said U. States, so far as respects the British possessions on the Western Coast of Africa, shall absolutely cease and determine upon and from the said first day of December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six; provided also, and his Majesty, with the advice aforesaid, doth further declare, that the privileges so granted as aforesaid to the ships of the said U. States, so far as respects the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope. and the islands, settlements and territories belonging thereto and dependent thereupon, and so far as it respects the Island of Mauritius, and the several islands and territories belonging thereto or dependent thereupon, and so far as respects the Island of Ceylon, and the several islands and territories belonging thereto and dependent thereupon. shall absolutely cease and determine, upon and from the first of March, which will be in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven; provided also, and his Majesty doth further, with the advice aforesaid, declare, that the privileges so granted as aforesaid to the ships of the said United States, so far as respects his Majesty's settlements in the Island of New Holland, and the several islands and territories belonging thereto and dependent thereupon, and so far as respects the Island of Van Dieman's Land, and the several islands and territories belonging thereto and dependent thereupon, shall absolutely cease and determine upon and from the first day of May, which will be in the said year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven. - Provided also, that nothing in this present Order contained extends, or shall be construed to extend, to infringe or interfere with the Convention of Commerce and Navigation concluded between his late Majesty King George the Third and the United States of America, bearing date the third day of July, one thousand eight hundred and fifteen; or the further Convention of Commerce and Navigation concluded between his said late Majesty and the United States of America, bearing date the twentieth day of October, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen; or to prevent ships of the said United States from importing into any of the British possessions in Europe, or from exporting from such British possessiens in Europe any goods which, under or by virtue of the said Conventions, or either of them, or of the several acts of Parliament made for carrying such Conventions into effect, can or may be lawfully imported into or exported from such British possessions in Europe, in the ships of the said United States: And whereas by a certain act of Parliament, passed in the fourth year of the reign of his present Majesty, entitled “An . act to authorize his Majesty, under certain circumstances to regulate the duties and drawbacks on goods imported or exported in foreign vessels, and to exempt certain foreign vessels from pilotage.” it is among other things, enacted, “That it shall and may be lawful to

and for his Majesty, by and with the advice of his Privy Council, Or by his Majesty's order or orders in Council, whenever it shall be deemed expedient to levy, and charge any additional duty or duties of customs, or to withhold the payment of any drawbacks, bounties, or allowances, upon any goods, wares or merchandise imported into or exported from the United Kingdom, or imported into or exported from any of his Majesty's dominions, in vessels belonging to any foreign country in which higher duties shall have been levied, or smaller drawbacks, bounties or allowances, granted upon goods, wares, or merchandise, when imported into or exported from such foreign country in British vessels, than are levied or granted upon similar goods, wares, and merchandise, when imported or exported in vessels of such country;” and it is thereby provided, “that such additional or countervailing duties so to be imposed, and drawbacks, bounties, or allowances, so to be withheld as aforesaid, shall not be of greater amount than may be deemed fairly to countervail the dif: ference of duty, drawback, bounty, or allowance, paid or granted. on goods, wares, or merchandise, imported into or exported from such foreign country in British vessels, more or less than the duties, drawbacks, bounties, or allowances, there charged or granted upon similar goods, wares, or merchandise, imported into or exported from such foreign country in vessels of such country.” And whereas by an act of Parliament, passed the fifth year of the reign of his present Majesty, entitled “An act to indemnify all persons concerned in advising, issuing, or acting under a certain Order in Council for regulating the tonnage duties on certain foreign vessels, and to amend an act of the last Session of Parliament, for authorizing his Majesty, under certain circumstances, to regulate the duties and drawbacks on goods imported or exported in any foreign vessels,” it is, among other things, enacted, “that it shall and may be lawful to and for his Majesty, by and with the advice of his Privy Council, or by his Majesty's Order or Orders in Council, to be published from time to time in the London Gazette, (whenever it shall be deemed expedient,) to levy and charge any additional or countervailing duty or duties of tonnage upon or in respect of any vessels which shall enter any of the ports of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, or in any of his Majesty's dominions, and which shall belong to any foreign country in which any duties of tonna shall have been or shall be levied upon or in respect of British vessels entering the ports of such country, higher or greater than are levied or granted upon or in respect of the vessels of such country; and it is thereby provided, that such additional or countervailingtonnage duties, so to be levied and charged as aforesaid, shall not be of greater amount than may be deemed fairly to countervail the difference of duty paid in such foreign country upon or in respect of the tonnage of British vessels more than the duty there charged or granted upon or in respect of the vessels of such country.” And whereas British vessels entering the ports of the United States aforesaid, from the ports of his Majesty's possessions in America or the West Indies,

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