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Repealed by this Act.

Section
1 After Section 21 of “ The Customs

Consolidation Act, 1853 ”
In lieu of
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Part of
3 After Section 51
4 After Section 64

5 After Section 65 6 & 7 After Section 74

8 After Section 104 9 In lieu of Section 119 10 After Section 125 11 After Section 145

12 After Section 118 13, 14, & 15 In lieu of Section 152

16 After Section 158
17 After Section 159
18 In lieu of Section 193

Repealed by this Act.

Repealed by 17 Vict. c. 5.

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19 20 & 21

22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33

34 35 & 36

37

38 39 & 40

41 42 43

In lieu of Section 192
After Section 190
After Section 277
In lieu of Section 348
In lieu of Section 346
In lieu of Section 212
In lieu of Section 213
In lieu of Section 214
In lieu of Section 236
After Section 226
In lieu of Section 240
After Section 263
After Section 312
After Section 264
After Section 269
After Section 308
After Section 323
In lieu of Section 199
After Section 46
After Section 7
After Section 44
After Section 357

Repealed by this Act.

Repealed by this Act.

Customs Tariff Acts Amendment and Consolidation.

CA P. XCVII.
An Act for the Amendment and Consolidation of the
Customs Tariff Acts.

[14th August 1855.] E it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and

with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows:

I. From and after the passing of this Act, in lieu and instead Duties, &c. in of all other Duties and Drawbacks of Customs, there shall be Table (A.) to be raised, levied, collected, and paid unto Her Majesty, Her Heirs paid instead of and Successors, upon Goods imported into any part of Great present Duties,

&c. Britain or Ireland, the several Duties of Customs and there shall be allowed upon Goods exported the several Drawbacks as the same are respectively inserted, described, and set forth in Table (A.) to this Act annexed ; and in lieu of all Duties of Customs now Duties in Table payable by Law upon the Importation of Goods into the Isle of (B.) to be levied Man there shall be raised, levied, collected, and paid unto Her on Goods ima, Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, the several Duties of Customs ported into Isle

of Man. as the same are respectively set forth in Figures in Table (B.) to this Act annexed ; and all the Goods described as free in the said As to Free Table (A.) shall be exempt from Duty on the Importation thereof Goods in Tables into Great Britain or Ireland, and those described as free in the (A.) and (B.) said Table (B.) shall be exempt from Duty on the Importation thereof into the Isle of Man.

II. The Commissioners of the Treasury may from Time to Power to the Time, by any Order or Orders under their Hands, declare that all Treasury to reor any Articles legally importable into the Isle of Man, and not mit and reimenumerated in the said Table, and upon which the Duty of Fifteen pose the Duties Pounds for every Hundred Pounds Value is hereby imposed, shall

enumerated Arand may, from and after any Day or Days named in such Order ticles imported or Orders, be imported from the Places and in the Manner therein into Isle of Man. mentioned into the Isle of Man Duty-free during such Time or Times as shall be therein named, or until such Order or Orders respectively, or any of them, shall be rescinded, and such Articles shall be imported Duty-free accordingly so long as any such Order or Orders, or any of them, shall continue unrescinded ; and the said Commissioners may, at any Time, by any Order under their Hands, revoke the whole or any Part of any previous Order or Orders, or any of them, for such Time and in such Manner as they may see fit; and all Orders of the Commissioners of the Orders to be Treasury made in pursuance of this Enactment shall be duly published in the published in the London and Dublin Gazettes twice at least within Gazette, and

laid before ParFourteen Days from the Date of such Orders respectively, and

liament. a Copy of every such Order shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament within Six Weeks after the Date of such Order if Parliament be then sitting, and if not, then within Six Weeks after the Commencement of the then next Session of Parliament.

III. The Drawbacks upon Sugar allowed under Table (A.) to Drawbacks on this Act shall also be allowed and paid on the like Kinds of Sugar. Sugar, upon the same being deposited in any approved Ware

house,

Customs Tariff Acts Amendment and Consolidation.

house, upon such Terms and Conditions and subject to such Regulations as the Commissioners of Customs may direct, for Delivery therefrom as Ships Stores only, or for the Purpose of sweetening

British Spirits in Bond. Commissioners IV. For facilitating the due Assessment of Duties on White of Customs to Clayed Sugar or Sugar rendered by any Process equal to White provide StandClayed, and on Yellow Muscovado or Brown Clayed Sugar or ard Samples of White Clayed

Sugar rendered by any Process equal in Quality to Yellow MusSugar and covado or Brown Clayed Sugar, with reference to Colour, Grain, Brown Clayed and Saccharine Matter, considered collectively as they affect the Sugar. general Quality of such Sugars, the Commissioners of Customs

shall provide and renew from Time to Time Samples of White Clayed Sugar and of Sugar rendered equal in Quality to White Clayed Sugar, and of Yellow Muscovado or Brown Clayed Sugar, which shall be deemed to be Standard Samples for the Purpose of comparing therewith Sugars entered for Home Consumption ; and no Sugar shall, as regards the Payment of Duty, be deemed to be White Clayed Sugar or Sugar rendered by any Process equal to White Clayed Sugar, unless equal to the Standard Samples of White Clayed Sugar or of Sugar rendered equal in Quality to White Clayed Sugar, or be deemed to be Yellow Muscovado or Brown Clayed Sugar or Sugar rendered by any Process equal to Yellow Muscovado or Brown Clayed Sugar, unless equal to the Standard Sample of Yellow Muscovado or Brown Clayed Sugar : It shall also be lawful for the Commissioners of Customs, if the Commissioners of the Treasury shall so direct, to furnish separate Samples for the Assessment of the Duties on Yellow Muscovado and on Brown Clayed Sugars, and also for the Assessment of the

Duties upon Refined Sugar. As to Metage V. The Metage Dues now payable upon Fruit imported into the Dues on Fruit. Port of London shall not be increased in consequence of the Duties

upon such Fruit being levied by the Bushel. As to Entries VI. On the Entry of Arms and Ammunition of War, whether of Arms, &c. for Home Use, Exportation, or in Transit, the Number and Quan

tity of Articles of each Description, as denominated in Table (A.) to this Act, shall be stated in the Import, Export, or Transit Entry,

as the Case may be. As to Manufac- VII. All Manufactures of Gibraltar, Malta, and Heligoland, tures of Gibral- made of Materials of Foreign Produce liable to Duty upon Imtar, &c. from

portation into the United Kingdom, upon which no such Duty has Foreign Mate

been paid, or upon which Drawback of such Duty has been rials.

allowed in the United Kingdom, shall, for the Purposes of Duty, be deemed and taken to be the Produce of and imported from a

Foreign Country. Recital of Acts VIII. The following Acts, viz., “ The Customs Tariff Act, hereby re- 1853,” the Acts of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Years of Her pealed.

present Majesty, Chapters Twenty-eight and Twenty-nine, and the First and Fifth Sections of Chapter One hundred and twentytwo, and the Acts of the Eighteenth Year of Her said Majesty, Chapters Nine and Twenty-one, are hereby repealed, except as to anything done before the Commencement of this Act, and except so far as relates to any Arrears of Duty, or to any Drawback

Customs Tariff Acts Amendment and Consolidation. which shall have become due or payable, and except so far aš may be necessary for the Purpose of supporting or continuing any Proceeding heretofore taken, or to be taken after the Commencement of this Act, and except as to the Recovery or Application of any Penalty for any Offence which shall have been committed or any Forfeiture which shall have been incurred before the Commencement of this Act; and the Duties imposed by the several Acts in force at the Time of the passing of the Act of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Years of Her present Majesty, Chapter One hundred and twenty-two, are hereby declared not to have been affected or repealed by that Act, except as to the Articles enumerated therein ; and the Duties collected since the passing of that Act according to the Tables contained in the said several Acts and in that Act are hereby declared to have been legally charged and collected ; and all Orders made by Her Majesty in Orders, &c. unCouncil, all Bonds taken or Licences granted, and all Things der Acts repealdone under the Authority or in pursuance of any of the Acts or ed to be valid. Parts of Acts hereby repealed, shall nevertheless be valid and effectual.

IX. In the event of any Increase or Decrease by Law in the When ConDuties of Customs chargeable upon any Goods or Commodities tracts have been after the making of any Contract or Agreement for the Sale

entered into,

Amount of inDelivery of such Goods Duty-paid, it shall be lawful for the

creased or deSeller, in case such Increase shall accrue before the Clearance and creased Duty to Delivery from the Warehouse of such Goods at such increased be added or deDuty, and after Payment thereof, to add so much Money to the ducted. Contract Price as will be equivalent to such Increase of Duty, and he shall be entitled to be paid and to sue for and recover the same ; and it shall be lawful for the Purchaser under any such Contract or Agreement, in case such Decrease shall take effect before the Clearance and Delivery from the Warehouse at such decreased Duty, to deduct so much Money from the Contract Price as will be equivalent to such Decrease of Duty, and he sliall not be liable to pay or be sued for or in respect of such Deduction.

X. In citing this Act in other Acts of Parliament and in legal Short Title. Instruments it shall be sufficient to use the Expression “The Customs Tariff Act, 1855."

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TABLE (A.)
DUTIES APPLICABLE TO GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND.

d. Agates or Cornelians, set - for every 1001. Value 10 0 0 not set, cut, or manufactured

Free. not cut or manufactured

Free.
Albumen

Free.
Ale. See Beer.
Alganobilla Seed

Free.
Alkali, not being Barilla

Free. Alkanet Root

Free. Almonds, not Jordan, nor Bitter

the Cwt. 0 10 0 Jordan

the Cwt. 0 10 0

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Customs Tariff Acts Amendment and Consolidation. Almonds-continued.

€ s. d. Bitter

Free. Paste of

the lb. 0 0 2 Aloes

Free. Alum, Roch

Free. not Roch

Free. Amber, rough

Free. Manufactures of, not enumerated (except Beads) Free. Ambergris

Free. Amboyna Wood

Free. Ammonia, Liquid

Free. Sulphate of

Free. Ammunition, viz. :Shot, large and small, ot' Lead the Cwt. 0 2 0

of Iron the Cwt. 0 2 6 Rockets and other Combustibles, for Purposes

of War, and not otherwise enumerated or

described for every 1001. Value thereof 10 00 Anchovies. See Fish. Angelica

Free, Animals (living), viz. :Asses

Free. Goats

Free. Kids

Free. Oxen and Bulls

Free. Cows

Free. Calves

Free. Horses, Mares, Geldings, Colts, Foals

Free. Mules

Free. Sheep

Free. Lambs

Free. Swine and Hogs

Free. Pigs (Sucking)

Free. Annatto, Roll and Flag

Free. Antimony, viz. :Ore of

Free. Crude

Free. Regulus

Free. Apples, raw

the Bushel 0 0 3 of and from British Possessions, the Bushel 0 0 2 dried

the Bushel 0 0 Aquafortis

Free Argol

Free. Aristolochia

Free. Arms, viz. :

Swords, Cutlasses, Matchetts, Bayonets, Gun

Barrels, Gun Locks, Cannon, and Mortars of
Iron, not mounted nor accompanied with
Carriages

the Cwt. 0 2 6 Cannon and Mortars of Brass, not mounted

nor accompanied with Carriages the Cwt. 0 10 0

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