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be prosecuted for any offence against this Act; and all such false and counterfeit coin, and all instruments, tools, and engines adapted and intended for the making or counterfeiting of coin, and all such machines, and all such filings, clippings, and bullion, and all such gold and silver in dust, solution, or otherwise as aforesaid, after they shall have been produced in evidence, or when they shall have been seized, and shall not be required to be produced in evidence, shall forthwith be delivered up to the officers of Her Majesty's Mint, or to the solicitors of Her Majesty's Treasury, or to any person authorised by them to receive the same.
XXXVI. All indictable offences mentioned in this Act which shall be committed within the jurisdiction of the Admiralty of England or Ireland shall be deemed to be offences of the same nature and liable to the same punishments as if they had been committed upon the land in England or Ireland, and may be dealt with, inquired of, tried, and determined in any county or place in England or Ireland in which the offender shall be apprehended or be in custody, in the same manner in all respects as if the same had been actually committed in that county or place, and in any indictment for any such offence, or for being accessory to any such offence, the venue in the margin shall be the same as if such offence had been committed in such county or place, and the offence itself shall be averred to have been committed “on the High Seas;" and where any of the crimes and offences, or high crimes and offences, mentioned in this Act, shall be committed at Sea, and the vessel in which the same shall be committed shall be registered in Scot. land, or touch at any part thereof, the courts of criminal law of Scotland may inquire, try, and determine the same in the same manner as if such crime and offence, or high crime and offence, had been committed in Scotland; provided that nothing herein contained shall alter or affect any of the laws relating to the government of Her Majesty's land or naval forces.
BRITISH ORDER IN COUNCIL, relative to Light Dues
payable by British and Foreign Vessels for the Light at Outer Housing Shoal, off
' Lincolnshire. November 20, 1861.
At the Court at Windsor, the 20th day of November, 1861. PRESENT, THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY IN COUNCIL.
WHEREAS by the 410th section of the “Merchant Shipping Act, 1854,”* it'is enacted that, upon the completion of any new lighthouse, buoy, or beacon, Her Majesty may, by Order in Council, fix such dues in respect thereof, to be paid by the master or owner of any ship which passes the same, or derives benefit therefrom,
* See Vol. 9, Page 777.
as Her Majesty may deem reasonable, and may from time to time alter the amount thereof; and that such dues shall be paid and collected in the same manner, by the same means, and subject to the same conditions in, by, and subject to which the light dues authorized to be levied by the said Act are paid and collected. And whereas, the Corporation of the Trinity House of Deptford Strond has placed a new light-vessel on the west side of the Outer Dowsing Shoal, off the coast of Lincolnshire, on the North Sea, and a light is already exhibited therein.
Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers vested in Her by the said recited Act, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, is pleased to direct that there shall be paid, in respect of the said light-vessel, for every vessel which, pursuant to the consolidated tables of light dues approved by Her Majesty by an Order in Council made in pursuance of the said Act, and dated the 26th day of June, 1855,* shall become liable to the charge for the Dudgeon Light(except any vessel passing
to or from any of the ports of Boston, Wisbeach, Lynn, Wells, Clay, and Blakeney, from or to any port to the southward), in the case of an oversea voyage, the toll of 3-16ths of 1 penny per ton, of the burthen of every such vessel, if British or Foreign, and privileged to enter the ports of the United Kingdom, upon paying the same duties as are payable by British vessels, and the toll of 6-16ths of 1 penny per ton of the burthen of every such vessel if Foreign, and not privileged, in manner herein before mentioned, and, in the case of a coasting voyage, the toll of 1-16th of 1 penny per ton of the burthen of any such vessel, whether British or Foreign; and for every vessel passing from or to any port in the Humber to or from any port in the Eyder, or south of it, to Norden, the toll of 3-16th's of 1 penny per ton of the burthen of every such vessel if British or Foreign, and privileged in manner herein before mentioned, and the toll of 6-16ths of 1 penny per ton of the burthen of every such vessel, if Foreign, and not privileged, in manner hereinbefore mentioned : provided always, that the several tolls hereinbefore directed to be paid shall be payable once only for the whole voyage out and home; but a single passage, whether coastwise or oversea, shall subject a vessel to the full dues, and a vessel having paid inwards on a coasting voyage shall not be exempt if she proceed outwards with an oversea cargo. And that the said tolls, in respect of the said light-vessel shall be levied by the Corporation of the Trinity House of Deptford Strond subject to the gross abatement or discount of 60 per cent. on vessels engaged in oversea voyages, and of 60 per cent. on vessels engaged in coasting voyages mentioned in an Order in Council made under the authority of the said recited Act, and dated the 25th day of July, 1861,f and subject also to the regulations and exemptions contained in the consolidated tables of the light duties sanctioned by an Order in Council, * See Vol. 10, Page 324.
† See Page 768.
dated the 26th day of June, 1855, and to the further exemption sanctioned by an Order in Council, dated the 12th day of April, 1859.*
BRITISH ORDER IN COUNCIL, approving the Rates and
Duties leviable on British and Foreign Trude in Whitby
Harbour. January 6, 1862. At the Court at Osborne House, Isle of Wight, the 6th day of
PRESENT, THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY IN COUNCIL.
WHEREAS by the 57th section of the “ Harbours and Passing Tolls, &c., Act, 1861,"† it is enacted that the Trustees of Whitby Harbour may, for the purpose of maintaining and improving the harbour, with the consent of Her Majesty in Council, impose rates on vessels using the harbour, and on goods shipped or unshipped in the harbour, not exceeding the rates specified in Schedule A annexed to the “Burgh Harbours (Scotland) Act, 1853,"I and that any rates so imposed may be either in lieu of, or in addition to, any
other rates leviable by the said Trustees. And whereas the Trustees of Whitby Harbour have prepared and submitted for approval a table of rates, as the rates to be levied by them on and after the 1st day of January, 1862. And whereas it has been made to appear to Her Majesty that the said rates do not exceed the rates specified in Schedule A of the “ Burgh Harbour (Scotland) Act, 1853,” and that the same are proper and reasonable.
Now, therefore, Her Majesty, by virtue of the powers vested in Her, and by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, is pleased to approve, and doth hereby approve and signify Her consent to the said schedule of rates submitted as aforesaid by the Trustees of Whitby Harbour, a copy of which is subjoined.
WHITBY PIERS AND HARBOUR.
SCHEDULE OF RATES AND DUTIES.
1. Rates on Vessels entering or learing the Harbour. $For every vessel coastwise of 15 8. d. For every vessel exceeding 10 8. d. tons or upwards, per ton re
tons register, entering or leav. gister
ing the harbour, for the supFor every vessel from or to a
port, maintenance, and imColonial or Foreign port, per
provement of the existing or ton register ( 3 any future tide lights, per ton
003 ŞFor every vessel, boat, yawl, or
Lighters from any vessel in the craft under the burthen of 15
roads shall be exempted from tons, partially or wholly
the rates, but if the vessel do decked, entering the harbouror
not enter the harbour, every precincts thereof with fresh,
lighter shall pay for each trip 0 2 saltad, or dried fish
I See Page 773.
2. Rates on Goods or Merchandize shipped or unshipped at the Harbour.
d Ale, per hogshead 0 4 Guano, per ton
08 Ale bottled, per barrel bulk 0 2 Gunpowder, per barrel... 02 Bark, per ton
1 0 Hardware, per barrel bulk Beef or pork, per ton
1 0 Hares and rabbits, per dozen Beef or pork, per barrel
Any less quantity
10 Bones of cattle, per ton... 06 Herrings, fresh per cran
0 1 Bottles, per gross
2 Ditto, cured, per barrel Bricks, per 1,000...
6 Hides, ox, cow, or horse, salted Casks, empty, not being returned
or dried, per ton packages, per puncheon 0 2 Calf-skins, per 120...
(jo Other casks in proportion.
Sheep-skins. per 120 Cattle :
Lamb-skins, per 120 Bulls, each
03 Hoops of wood, per 1,500 I 0 Cows or oxen, each
Household furniture, new, per Calves, each
0 03 barrel bulk Horses, each
0 2 Household furniture belonging Pigs, each
0 01 to parties changing their resiSheep, per score
dences only, per 10 barrels Lambs, per score 03 bulk
06 Chalk, per ton
06 Husbandry utensils, per ton Chimney cans, per 100 1 4 Ditto, per barrel bulk
0 1 Clay, fire, manufactured, per ton 0 6 Iron, bar, bolt, and rod, per ton 08 Clay, common, per ton
0 2 Ditto, pig or old, per ton Cloth, haberdashery, &c., per
Kelp. per ton barrel bulk
0 1 Lead, all kinds. per ton Coaches :
Leather, tanned, and dressed, per Chaises, and other 4-wheeled
10 carriages, each
8 *Lime, per chaldron of 16 bolls. 0 8 Gigs, carts, and other 2.
Limestone, per ton
0 1 wheeled carriages, each ... 0 6 Loam or moulding sand, per ton 0 1 Coals, Scotch, English, smithy,
Machinery, per ton culin, or coke, per ton 0 1 Ditto, per barrel bulk
011 Copper, per ton
0 8 Manure, street, per ton ... Corks, per barrel bulk ...
Meal, per bag of 280 lbs. Corn, viz. :
Milk, per 3 large pitchers 0 0 Wheat and malt, per quarter.. 0 Musical instruments, per barrel Barley, beans, peas, tares, oats,
bulk rye, buckwheat, and Indian
Oils, per tun
10 corn, per quarter
0 2 Ores, copper, iron, lead, and Crystal, per barrel bulk
0 2 other ores, per ton Dissolved bones, and other arti.
Passengers' luggage, not exceedficial manures, per ton 0 8 ing 4 barrels' bulk
free. Dogs, sporting only, each
0 2 Ditto, all above 4 barrels' bulk, Drugs. per barrel bulk ... 0 3 per barrel bulk
03 Earthenware, per crate..
Peats, per ton Eggs. per barrel bulk
Pitch, per barrel... Fish, dried and salted, per ton...
Porter, per hogshead Haddocks, cod, salmon, and all
Porter, bottled, per barrel bulk. 0 ? fresh fish not enumerated, per
Potatoes, per ton barrel bulk
1 Poultry, including pigeons, Flax, per ton 1
game, &c., per dozen ... Flour, per sack ...
Any less quantity ...
0 04 Ditto, per barrel... 0 1 Rags, linen, per ton
10 Glass, per barrel bulk
Other rags, old ropes, and the Groceries, viz. :
like, per ton Almonds, figs, cinnainon, cur.
Rape cakes, per ton rants, pepper, pimento,
Salt, per ton
0 6 plums, prunes, raisins, and
Seeds: the like, per barrel bulk ... 0 1 Flax and rape, per hogshead.. 0 6
* Altered by Order in Council, June 11, 1863.
de, Wood, &c. : Flax, per barrel
0 3 Sawn or split, planed or Flax, in bulk, per quarter 0 2
dressed, per load of 50 feet 0 3 Clover, per ton
1 0 Hoops, per load of 50 feet 0 6 Garden, per ton
1 0 Shovel-hilts, per load of 50 Hemp and canary, per ton 1 0
0 10 Rye grass, per 8 bushels 02 Staves, per standard 100 1 0 Skins, seal, per 120
08 Birch and fir, not exceeding Slates, undersize, per 1,000 0 6
3 feet in length, imported sizeable, per 1,000
for the sole purpose of over size, per 1,000
making herring barrels for Spirits, foreign and British, per
the use of the fisheries, per hogshead of 56 gallons
0 Stones :
Waste-wood, viz., billet-wood Rubble, per ton of 16 cubic
and brush-wood used for feet
0 2 Hewn, Ashlar freestone, perton
For dyeing purposes, per ton
6 of 16 cubic feet
Furniture and hardwoods, Rough, Ashlar freestone, per
viz., amboyna beef, black ton of 16 cubic feet
box, cedar, cherry, CoPavement, per 16 cubic feet... 0 2
chinella, ebony, king, ligMill-tones, each ...
vitæ, mahogany, Steel, per ton
maple, New Zealand, Sugar, per ton
olive, partridge, purple, Tallow, per ton
rose, Santa Maria, satin, Tar, per barrel
saunders or sandal, white Tea, per chest
or yellow speckled, sweet Tiles, roofing, per 1,000... 09
tulip, walnut (except gunTiles or pipes for draining, per
stocks), zebra and unenu1,000
merated furniture and hard. Tin of all kinds, per ton
woods (except veneers), not Tobacco, per ton ...
being ash, beech, birch, Turnips, per ton...
elm, oak, and wainscot, Turpentine, per hogshead 08
0 4 Vegetables, per cart-load
0 2 Wood and timber, the growth of Vinegar, per hogshead
04 Foreign or Colonial possessions, Vitriol, per carboy
0 1 brought or taken coastwise : Whalebone, per ton
06 Wine, per hogshead
0 7 Wine, hottled, per barrel bulk... 0 3
Teak and trenails, per load 0 7 Wood and timber hewn, brought
Greenheart, per load
0 7 from Colonial or Foreign pos
Red and blue gum, per load 0 7 sessions, and wood and timber
Stringy bark, per load 07 the growth of the United King
Mora locust, and other sorts dom, brought or taken coast
used in shipbuilding, per wise :
07 Fir, per load of 50 feet ... 03 Unenumerated, per load 0 7 Oak, per load of 50 feet 0
Firewood, not exceeding 3
feet in length, per load 05
9 Greenheart, per load of 50 ft. 0 4 Masts, oars, spars, and poles, Red and blue gum, per load
0 6 of 50 feet ...
04 Sawn or split, planed or Stringy bark, per load of 50 ft. 0 4
6 Mora locust, and other sorts
Hoops, per load
9 used in shipbuilding, per
Shovel-hilts, per load
2 load of 50 feet 0 4 Staves, per load
09 Unenumerated, per load of
Birch and fir, not exceeding 50 feet
3 feet in length, imported Firewood, per load of 50 feet 0 lt for the sole purpose of Lathwood, per load of 50 feet 0 6
making herring-barrels for
the use of the fisheries,