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PASSED IN THE FOURTH SESSION OF THE EIGHTH PRO
OF THE REIGN OF GEORGE IV.
SIR PEREGRINE MAITLAND, K. C. B. Lieut. GOVERNOR.
IN ACT further to Regulate by Law the Commercial Intercourse
of the Province of Upper-Canada with the United States of America.
[Passed Jan. 19th, 1824.]
Most Gracious SOVEREIGN,
BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED by the King's Most Excel. PREAMBLE. lent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly of the Province of I'pper Canada, constituted aud assembled by virtue of, and under tue authority of an Act pas.
product or manufac.
America, may be im.
sed in the Parliament of Great Britain, entitled, “ An Act to Repeal certain parts of an Act passed in the fourteenth year of His Majesty's Reign, entitled, “An Act for making more effectual Pro, vision for the Government of the Province of Quebec, in Norih America, and to make further Provision for the Government of the
said Province;"' and by the authority of the same, That from and Certain goods, the after the passing of this Act, the following Articles of the growth, fure of the U.States of produce, or manufacture of the United States of America, may be
imported into this Province from the said United States of Ameri-
Salt, per Busbel, Sixpence.
Skin, Two Shillings and Sixpence.
Live Hogs, per Head, Ten Shillings.
value thereof, Twenty Pounds.
value thereof, Fifteen Pounds. . and all other Goods, Wares, and Merchandize not herein-before e. Gonds subject to a numerated, which are not subject to the payment of duties by the duly ad valorem. provisions of any Act of the Imperial Parliament of Great Britain, the growth, produce, or manufacture of the said United States of America, for every Hundred Pounds of the value thereof, Ten Pounds. Provided always, That nothing in this Act contained shall extend, or be construed to extend, to prohibit the importation into this · Province, free from the payment of any duty, the follow'ing articles, being the growth, produce, or manufacture of the said United States of Ainerica ; That is to say,—Raw Hides, Tallow, he admitted tree vi
daty. Wool, Printing Paper, Cotton Yarn, Travelling Carriages, and Personal Bagonge.
Certain articles to
11. Provided always, And be it further Enacted by the authority aforesaid, That nothing in this Act contained shall extend, or be construed to extend, to proliibit the adınission into this Province. free from the payment of any duty, all articles, being the growth, ny dutirs, except sucila produce, or manufacture, of the said United States of America, in- by the Brush Suite tended for exportation only, with the exception of such as are subject to duty by the provisions of an Act of the Imperial Parliament
itu. Goods a hich may he
legally im;vorted from the Voited States of Ameiiia, may, it in. tended for esportation from ibis Province, be admitted free of Ho
As are subjert to dytieg
34 Geo. IV. ch. 119.
of Great Britain, passed in the third year of His Majesty's Reign, entitled, “ An Act to Regulate the Trade of Lower and Upper-Ca
nada, and for other purposes relating to the said Provinces.”—Progoods to give bond for vided also, That the Importer of such articles, or the Consignee
thereof, is hereby required, before the landing thereof, to enter into
Goods liable to du: ties under this Act, if
om tbe U nited States through
vince, without having
ma fide imported into
TII. And be it further Enacted by the authority aforesaid, That
in case any Goods or Merchandize liable to duties under this Act, ada into this pares shall be brought into this Province by land, or inland navigation, been actually and bo? through any part of the Province of Lower Canada, without having
been actually and bona fide imported into that Province, such f imported direct Goods or Merchandize shall be liable to duties, under this Act, in
the same manner as if the same had been imported into this Province direct from the United States of America, and shall be in like manner subject to forfeiture for want of Entry, and payment of duties thereon.
from the U.States.
Hot the monies collected muder this
ver and accounted for.
IV. And be it further Enacted by the authority aforesaid, That Act are to be paid o: all monies collected under and by virtue of this Act shall be paid
into the hands of the Receiver General, to and for the uses of His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, for the public uses of this Province, and towards the support of the Civil Government thereof, to be accounted for to His Majesty through the Lords Commissioner's of His Treasury for the time being, in such manner as it shall please His Majesty to direct.
V. And be it further Enacted by the authority aforesaid, That this Act shall continue in force for and during the terın of Five