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Second, intituled An Act for the better securing and encouraging

Repeal. the Trade of His Majesty's Sugar Colonies in America, as imposes any Duty to be paid to His Majesty; and also to repeal so much 76.3. c.46. of an Act passed in the Seventh Year of the Reign of King George the Third, intituled An Act for granting certain Duties in the British Colonies and Plantations in America, for allowing a Drawback of the Duties of Customs upon the Exportation from this kingdom of Coffee and Cocoa Nuts of the Produce of the said Colonies or Plantations, for discontinuing the Drawbacks payable on China Earthenware exported to America, and for more effectually preventing the running of Goods in the said Colonies and Plantations, as imposes any Duty to be paid to His Majesty; and also to repeal 4 G.4. c.so. so much of an Act passed in the Fourth Year of the Reign of King George the Third, intituled An Act to regulate the Importation and Exportation of certain Articles subject to Duties of Excise, and certain other Articles, the Produce and Manufacture of Great Britain and Ireland respectively, into and from either Country from and to the other, as relates to the Excise, and which were enumerated in the said Act, shall be and the same is hereby repealed.

. LI. And Whereas by the said Act passed in the last Session 6 G.4. c. 10 • of Parliament, to repeal the several Laws relating to the Cus• toms, the several Acts, and Parts of Acts, therein particularly • enumerated and referred to, passed prior to the last Session of • Parliament, are repealed, or will, from and after the Fifth Day

of July One thousand eight hundred and twenty six, be repealed;

and it is expedient to repeal also several Acts passed in the last • Session of Parliament ;' Be it therefore enacted, That the several 6 G.4. c. 13. Acts hereinafter mentioned, passed in the last Session of Parlia- 6 G.4. c.73. ment, shall be and the same are hereby repealed; (that is to say,) 6 G. 4. c.76. an Act intituled An Act to reduce the Duties on Wine, Coffee and Hemp imported into the United Kingdom; and another Act, intituled An Act for further regulating the Trade of His Majesty's Possessions in America and the West Indies, and for the warehousing of Goods therein ; and another Act, intituled An Act to extend to the Island of Mauritius the Duties and Regulations which relate to the British Islands in the West Indies; and another Act, 6 G.4. c. 104. intituled An Act to repeal certain Duties of Customs, and to grant repealed. other Duties in lieu thereof; to continue, until the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and twenty sir, the Bounties on refined Sugar; and to alter the Bounty on Cordage.

• LII. And Whereas by the said Act of the last Session of 6 G.4. c.105. • Parliament for repealing the several Laws relating to the Cus• toms, together with this Act, all the Laws relating to the Customs • made prior to the said Act are repealed, or are intended to be • repealed, save and except certain Acts hereinafter mentioned or • described, relating to some particular Subjects, and which are not • intended to be repealed : And Whereas, in conjunction with the • said Act passed in the last Session of Parliament to repeal the • Laws of the Customs, several other Acts were passed for con

solidating the Laws of the Customs, in order, as therein stated, • that the Purposes for which the former Laws so repealed had

from time to time been made should be secured by new Enact. • ments, exhibiting more perspicuously. and. compendiously the

I various

except certain

Repeal. 6 various Provisions contained in them, and which several Acts

came into force and Operation on the Sixth Day of January in • the present Year: And Whereas it is expedient that no Doubt • should remain whether any or what, if any, former or other Acts,

• relating in any way to the Customs, continue to have any Force;' General Repeal Be it therefore enacted, That all Statutes and Acts, and all Parts of the Laws of of Statutes and Acts, made in the respective Parliaments of the Customs,

England, of Great Britain, of Ireland and of the United Kingdom, Laws herein- relating to the Revenue of Customs, to Navigation or to the after described Prevention of Smuggling, in any Part of the British Dominions, or enumerated which were in force on the said Fifth Day of January One thouto be saved.

sand eight hundred and twenty six, besides the several Acts and Parts of Acts expressly repealed by the said repealing Act of

last Session, as hereinbefore amended, and by this Act, shall be Acts relating to and the same are hereby repealed ; save and except such Acts the Customs, and Parts of Acts as are hereinafter mentioned or described, and Navigation,

declared to be saved and excepted from the Effect of this general Smuggling, &c, as berein men-' Repeal; that is to say, An Act passed in the Eighteenth Year tioned, in part

of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled repealed. An Act for removing all Doubts and Apprehensions concerning Proviso for

Taration by the Parliament of Great Britain in any of the Colonies, 18 G.3, c. 12,

Provinces and Plantations in North America and the West Indies ; and for repealing so much of an Act made in the Seventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty as imposes a Duty on Tea imported from Great Britain into any Colony or Plantation in America, as relates thereto; and also so much of any Act, or the Part of any Act now in force, which was passed prior to the last

mentioned Act, and by which any Duties in any of the British Possessions in America were granted and still continue payable to the Crown,

as relates to the Collection and Appropriation of such Duties; and 31 G.3. c.31. also an Act passed in the Thirty first Year of the Reign of His

late Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act to repeal certain Parts of an Act passed in the Fourteenth Year of His Majesty's Reign, intituled An Act for making more effectual Provisions for the Government of the Province of Quebec in North

• America ;' and to make further Provisions for the Government Acts to be of the said Province; and also an Act passed in the Fifty first saved. Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, 51 G.3. c.47.

intituled An Act for carrying into Effect the Provisions of a Treaty of Amity, Commerce and Navigation, concluded between His Majesty

and His Royal Highness the Prince Regent of Portugal ; and also 59 G.3. c. 54, an Act passed in the Fifty ninth Year of the Reign of His late

Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act to carry into
Effect a Convention of Commerce concluded between His Majesty

and the United States of America, and a Treaty with the Prince 55 G.3. c. 26. Regent of Portugal; and also an Act passed in the Fifty fifth Year

of the Reign of His late Majesty, intituled An Act to amend the

Laws now in force for regulating the Importation of Corn; and also 1 & 2 G.4. another Act passed in the First and Second Year of the Reign of

His present Majesty, intituled An Act to repeal certain Acts passed in the Thirty first, Thirty third, Forty fourth and Forty fifth Years of His late Majesty King George the Third, for regulating the Importation and Exportation of Corn, Grain, Meal and Flour into

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and from Great Britain, and to make further Provisions in lieu Repeal, thereof; and also an Act passed in the Third Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled An Act to amend the Laws relating to

3 G.4. c. 60. the Importation of Corn; and also an Act passed in the Sixth 6 G.4. c.64. Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled An Act to alter for One Year, and until the End of the then next Session of Parliament, the Duty on Wheat the Produce of the British Possessions in North America ; and also an Act passed in the Fifty 56 G.3. c. 127. sixth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act to reduce the Duty on the Exportation from Great Britain of Small Coals of a certain Description; and also an Act passed in the Fifty ninth Year of the Reign of His 59 G.8. 6.69. late Majesty King George the Third, intituled 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 Licence; and also an Act passed in the Fourth Year of the Reign 4 G.4. c. 77. of His present Majesty, intituled An Act to authorize His Majesty, amended by under certain Circumstances, lo regulate the Duties and Drawbacks 5 G.4. c,1, on Goods imported or exported 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 4 G.4. c.80. Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled An Act to consolidale 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 registering of Vessels so far as relates to Vessels registered in India ; and also an Act passed in the Fourth Year of 4 G.4. c.88. the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled 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 55 G.3. c.57. late Majesty King George the Third, intituled 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 55 G.3. c.141. for amending the said last mentioned Act; and also an Act passed in the Fifth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled 5 G.4. c.64. An Act to amend the several Acts for the Encouragement and Im- and other Acts provement of the British and Irish Fisheries ; and all other Acts herein referred and Parts of Acts relating to the said Fisheries, which were in the British and

to relating to force upon the said Fifth Day of January One thousand eight Irish Fisheries. hundred and twenty six; and also an Act passed in the Sixth 6 & 7 W.3. and Seventh Years of the Reign of King William the Third, and c, 10. another Act passed in the Fifteenth Year of the Reign of His late 15 G.3. c.27. Majesty King George the Third, and another Act passed in the Thirty first Year of the Reign of His said Majesty, which several s1 G.3. c.36. Acts relate to certain Keel Boats and Carriages, and for loading Coals on board Ships; and also an Act passed in the Sixth Year 6 G.4. c.78. of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled An Act to repeal the several Laws relating to the Performance of Quarantine, and to

make

Repeal. make other Provisions in lieu thereof; and also an Act passed in

the Forty third Year of His late Majesty, intituled An Act for the 43 G.3. c.25.

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 ; 4 G.4. c.25. and also an Act passed in the Fourth Year of the Reign of His

present Majesty, intituled An Act for regulating the Number of Apprentices to be taken on board British Merckani 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. 21 & 22 G.3. also an Act made in the Parliament of Ireland in the Twenty first (I.)

and Twenty second Years of the Reigu of His said late Majesty,

for the Improvement of the City of Dublin, by making wide and Dublin Coal convenient Passages through the same, and for regulating the Coal Acts.

Trade thereof, and any Act or Acts for amending or continuing Harbour and

the same ; and also save and except all such Acts and Parts of Dock Acts,

Acts as relate to the maintaining or improving of any Harbours,

Havens, Ports, Rivers, Piers, Light Houses, Docks, Canals, Basons Local and Per- or Warehouses ; and also all Acts and Parts of Acts which are of sonal Acts.

a local or personal Nature, not being Public General Acts, although Duties for par- declared Public; and also all Acts and Parts of Acts whereby any ticular Pur

Duties are made applicable to any particular Purpose, or for the poses. Use or Benefit of any particular Person or Persons, or Body or Churches. Bodies Corporate or Politic, or of any Society or Company; and

also all Acts whereby any Drawback or Duty is granted in respect Excise Acts. of Materials used in building of Churches and Chapels; and also

all Acts and Parts of Acts relating to the Excise, so far only as the Provisions of any such Acts might and are to be put in force

Commissioners of the Excise or their Officers in the United

Kingdom, or by the Commissioners of Customs or their Officers in Jurisdiction in Ireland ; and also so much of any Acts which create or regulate Ireland or any Jurisdiction for the Trial of Offences in Ireland or NewfoundNewfoundland

land, against the Laws of Customs, Navigation or Excise, as shall as to Customs, be in force immediately before the passing of this Act : Provided Excise, and the always, that nothing herein contained, or in any Act or Acts conExportation of tained, relating to the Excise, shall extend to prevent the ExportTea,

ation of Tea from the Warehouse in like Manner as other Goods warehoused upon the first Entry 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 not. withstanding

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CAP. XLIX. '
An Act to amend several Laws of Excise relating to Bonds

on Excise Licences in Ireland, Tiles and Bricks for drain-
ing, Oaths on Exportation of Goods, Permits for the Re-
moval of Tea in Ireland, Size of Casks in which Spirits
may be warehoused in Scotland and Ireland, the Allowance
of Duty on Starch and Soap used in certain Manufactures,
and the Repayment of Money advanced by Collectors of

Excise for Public Works in Ireland. [26th May 1826.] : WHER VHEREAS it is expedient to amend certain Laws of Excise: 55 G.3. c.19.

And Whereas, by an Act passed in the Fifty fifth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled ' An Act to grant certain Duties of Excise upon Licences for the · Sale of Spirituous and other Liquors by Retail

, and upon Licences 'to Persons dealing in Exciseable Commodities in Ireland, in lieu

of the Stamp Duties payable upon such Licences, and to secure the * Payment of such Excise Duties, and to regulate the issuing of such Licences, and to discourage the immoderate Use of Spirituous Liquors in Ireland, it was amongst other Things enacted, that

$ 37. upon such Order as is in the said Act mentioned, made by any • Justices of the Peace for issuing a Licence to retail Spirituous ' or other Liquors, the Person applying and the Sureties approved

of for such Person, should enter into a Bond to His Majesty, · His Heirs and Successors, in such penal Sum and with such • Conditions as in the said Act is mentioned, before the Collector

or other Officer or Person in charge of the Collection of the • District in which such Person should require to be licensed : * And Whereas by One other Act made in the Sixth Year of His 6 G.4. c.81, * present Majesty's Reign, intituled An Act to repeal several . Duties payable on Excise Licences in Great Britain and Ireland, ' and to impose other Duties in lieu thereof, and to amend the Laws for granting Excise Licences, it is amongst other Things enacted, " that from and after the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight

hundred and twenty five, where by any Act or Acts of Par• liament relating to Excise Licences in force in Great Britain or Ireland on or immediately before the said Fifth Day of July • One thousand eight hundred and twenty five, it is required that any Person or Persons taking out an Excise Licence to exercise or carry on any Trade or Business therein mentioned in any Part of the United Kingdom should give Bond at the Time of grant' ing such Licence, it shall and may be lawful for such Person or

Persons, except Persons exercising or carrying on the Trade or • Business of a Brewer of Beer in Ireland, or the Trade or Business

of an Auctioneer, or Persons selling any Goods or Chattels, * Lands, Tenements or Hereditaments by Auction in any Part of ' the United Kingdom, to take out such Licence without giving • Bond as aforesaid : And Whereas Doubts have been entertained ' whether under the aforesaid Provisions of the said last recited ' Act the said Bond so directed by the said first recited Act of the Fifty fifth Year of His said late Majesty's Reign to be entered into before the Collector or other Officer or Person in charge 7 Geo. IV.

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