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JUL 26 1939

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PASSED IN THE FOURTH SESSION OF THE EIGHTH PRO

VINCIAL PARLIAMENT,
MET AT YORK ON THE ELEVENTH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 1823, AND PROROGUED ON THE
NINETEENTH DAY OF JANUARY, 1824. IN THE FOURTH YEAR

OF THE REIGN OF GEORGE IV.

SIR PEREGRINE MAITLAND, K. C. B. Lieut. GOVERNOR.

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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,
WHEREAS it is expedient further to provide for the Commer-
cial Intercourse between this Province and the United States of
America:

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.

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product or manufac.

America, may be im.
ported on payment of
the duties specified in
this Acto

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-
ca, on payment of the duties respectively affixed to the same, that
is to say :-

Salt, per Busbel, Sixpence.
Tobacco, per Pound, Threepence.
Snuff, per Pound, Fourpence.
Sõle Leather, per Poựnd, Threepence.
Harness Leather per Pound, Fourpence.
Calf Skins, and other Skins, dressed as Upper Leather, per

Skin, Two Shillings and Sixpence.
Sheep Skins Dressed, per Skin, Sixpence.
Morocco, per Skin, One Shilling and Sixpence.
Beer, per Gallon, One Shilling.
Cider, per Gallon, One Shilling.
Distilled Spirits, per Gallon, Two Shillings and Sixpence.
Shoes, (Men's and Woinen's) per Pair, Two Shillings and Six.

pence.
Boots, per Pair, Five Shillings.
Boots and Shoes, (Children's) per Pair, Ninepence.
Nails, per Pound, Twopence.
Scythes, Each, Sevenpence-halfpenny.
Oxen, per Head, One Pound Five Shillings.
Young Cattle, from Two to Four Years Old, per Head, Fifteen
- Shillings.
Cows, per Head, Fifteen Shillings.

Live Hogs, per Head, Ten Shillings.
Pork, per Barrel, Ten Shillings.
Pork, (not in Barrel) per Hundred Weight, Five Shillings.
Flour,:(not in Barrel,) per Hundred Weight, Two Shillings and

Sixpence. .
Beef, per Barrel Ten Shillings.
Beef, (not in Barrel,) per Hundred Weighit, Five Shillings-
Hams and Bacon, per Pound, Threepence..
Iron Castings and Tin-Mare, for every Hundred Pounds of the

value thereof, Twenty Pounds.
? Saddles, Bridles, and Harness, for every Hundred Pounds of the

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.

their esportation.

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
a Bond, with one or more sufficient Surety or Sureties, in double
the value thereof, that the same sliall be exported from this Pro-
vince; which Bond shall be made out by the Collector, on payment
of the sum of Two Shillings and Sixpence.

Goods liable to du: ties under this Act, if

om tbe U nited States through

brou

vince, without having

ma fide imported into
that Provine
pay the same duties as

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

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