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Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the From 5th July Authority of the same, That from and after the Fifth Day of July 1826 until

next, and until the Tenth Day of October One thousand eight 10th October 1828, the Du

hundred and twenty eight, in lieu and instead of the Duties imries herein men- posed by the last mentioned Act, on Silk Goods, and set forth in a tioned shall be Table thereunto annexed, denominated, “ Table of Duties of paid upon Im- Customs Inwards," the several Duties set forth in Figures in the portation of

Table hereinafter contained, and denominated “ Table of Tem. Silks.

porary Duties on Silk Goods,” shall be raised, levied, collected and paid unto His Majesty, in like Manner as if the same had been imposed by the said Act hereinbefore mentioned, and set

forth in the said Table thereunto annexed ; that is to say, TABLE OF TEMPORARY DUTIES ON SILK GOODS. A TABLE of the Duties of Customs payable on Silk and Silk Goods imported into the United Kingdom from Foreign Parts. INWARDS.

Duty.

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Silk; viz.
Knubs or Husks of Silk

the lb.
Raw Silk

the lb.
Thrown, not dyed; viz.
Singles

the lb.
Tram

the lb.
Organzine and Crape Silk

the lb.
Thrown Silk, dyed ; viz.
Singles or Tram

the lb.
Organzine and Crape Silk

the lb.
Manufactures of Silk only, or whereof Nine Tenth Parts

are of Silk, and no Part is of Gold, Silver, or other
Metal; viz.
Stuffs ; viz.
Plain

the lb.
Figured

the lb. Satin, Plain

the lb. Figured

the lb. Tissue, or Brocaded

the lb. Gauze, Plain

the lb. Striped, Figured or Brocaded

the lb. Crape

the lb, Lisse

the lb. China, Plain or Figured

the lb. Velvet, Plain

the lb.
Figured

the lb.
Ribbons; viz.
Plain

the lb.
Figured

the lb. Satin, Plain

the lb. Figured

the lb. of Gauze, Plain or Figured

the lb. of Velvet, Plain

the lb. Figured

the lb. Fancy Silk Net or Tricot

the lb.

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Silk ; Stockings; viz.

the Dozen Pairs (or if Half Stockings, the Two

Dozen Pairs), not being of greater Weight than
Nine Ounces

the lb.
the Dozen Pairs (or if Half Stockings, the Two Dozen

Pairs), being of greater Weight than Nine Ounces,

and not of greater Weight than Twelve Ounces, thelb. the Dozen Pairs (or if Half Stockings, the Two Dozen

Pairs), being of greater Weight than 'Twelve Ounces,

and not of greater Weight than One Pound, the lb.
the Dozen Pairs (or if Half Stockings, the Two Dozen

Pairs), being of greater Weight than One Pound,
and not of greater Weight than One Pound and a
Half

the lb.
the Dozen Pairs (or if Half Stockings, the Two

Dozen Pairs), being of greater Weight than One
Pound and a Half, and not of greater Weighit than
Two Pounds

the lb.
the Dozen Pairs (or if Half Stockings, the Two

Dozen Pairs), being of greater Weight than Two
Pounds

the lb.
and further, if with Figured or Lace Work, in addi-
tion to the above Rates

the lb. Stocking Web

the lb.
Gloves

the lb.
Plain Silk Lace, called Net or Tulle the square yard
Manufactures of Silk mixed with other Materials; viz.
Stuffs mixed with Gold, Silver or other Metals, viz.
Plain

the lb.
Figured

the lb. Gauze; viz.

mixed with Gold, Silver or other Metal, Plain or Figured

the lb. mixed with Cotton, Thread or Worsted; viz. Plain

the lb. ... Striped or Figured

the lb. mixed also with Gold, Silver or other Metal, Plain or Figured

the lb.
Velvets or Shags of Silk; viz.

mixed with Gold, Silver or other Metal, the lb.
shot with Cotton or Thread only; viz.
Plain

the lb.
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the lb. mixed with Gold, Silver or other Metal, Plain or Figured,

the lb. . - Ribbons of Silks ; viz.

mixed with Gold, Silver or other Metal; viz.
Plain

the lb.
Figured

the lb. - Ribbons of Gauze, mixed with Gold, Silver or other Metal, Plain or Figured

the lb.

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Silk; the Produce of and imported from Places within the

Limits of the East India Company's Charter; viz.
Bandannoes and all other Handkerchiefs, in Pieces
not exceeding Six Yards in Length

the piece
if more than Six Yards in Length, and not exceeding
Seven Yards in Length

the piece
and further, for every additional Length not exceed-

ing a Yard
Taffaties and other Plain or Figured Silks, not other-
wise described

the lb.
Canton or China Crapes

the lb. if Flowered or Tamboured with Silk the lb. Manufactures of Silk, or of Silk and any other Material, not otherwise charged with Duty

for every £100 of the Value
- - all Piece Goods, whether otherwise enumerated or

not, and however imported, if entered for Home Use
before the 5th Day of January 1827,

for every £100 of the Value
Millinery of Silk, or of which the greater Part of the
Materials is of Silk ; viz.
Turbans or Caps

each
Hats or Bonnets

each Dresses

each or, and at the Option of the Officers of the Customs,

for every £100 of the Value
Manufactures of Silks, or of Silk and any other Material,

not particularly enumerated or otherwise charged with
Duty

for every £ 100 of the Value
Articles of Manufactures of Silk, or of Silk and any other

Material, wholly or in part made up, not particularly
enumerated or otherwise charged with Duty,

for every £100 of the Value

30 0 0

0 15 0 1 5 0 2 10 0

50 0 0

30 0 0

30 0 0

6 G.4. c. 107.

* II. And Whereas another Act was passed in the last Session of Parliament, intituled An Act for the general Regulation of the Customs; and in Table contained in such Act, denominated " A Table of Prohibitions and Restrictions Inwards," there is set · forth a List of Goods subject to certain Restrictions on Import

ation, and it is expedient to subject Wrought Silks to certain ReCertain Silks strictions Inwards ;' Be it therefore enacted, That until the Tenth subject to Re- Day of October One thousand eight hundred and twenty eight

, strictions on

the several Restrictions set forth in a List hereinafter contained, Importation,

denominated a List of Wrought Silks subject to Restrictions on Importation, shall be obeyed and enforced in like Manner as if the same were set forth in the List before mentioned contained in the said Act; (that is to say,)

A LIST

A List of Wrought Silks subject to certain Restrictions on

Importation. Wrought Silks shall not be imported into any Port other than the

Port of London, until after the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and twenty seven :

except into the Port of Dublin direct from the Port of Bordeaux :

and except - Silks the Produce of and imported from Places within the Limits of the East India Company's Charter, into

any Port into which Goods in general, the Produce of such Places, may be imported :

and except - Crape, Gauze, Lace, Net or Tulle, Fancy Net or Tricot, Millinery and Dresses, imported into the Port of Dover, or into any Port into which Goods, the Produce of Places within the Limits of the East India Company's Charter, may be imported:

and except - Silks imported to be warehoused for Exportation only, into Ports into which Goods, the Produce of Places within the Limits of the East India Company's Charter,

may be imported : Wrought Silks shall not be imported in Vessels of less Burthen

than Seventy Tons, except direct from the Port of Calais into

the Ports of Dover, in Vessels of Sixty Tons or upwards : Wrought Silks shall not be imported unless in Packages each of

which shall contain at least one hundred Pounds Weight of Wrought Silk:

--- or, - (being Crape, Gauze, Lace, Net or Tulle, Fancy Net or Tricot, Millinery or Dresses,) in Packages each of which shall be of the Capacity of Nine Cubic Feet at least, and shall contain only such Silks :

being Broad Silks or Ribbons, (except Handkerchiefs, Shawls, Scarfs, Net or Tulle, Fancy Net or Tricot, and except Silks the Produce of and imported from Places within the Limits of the East India Company's Charter) shall not be imported for Home Use, unless in Pieces or Half Pieces, of the respective Lengths hereinafter mentioned ; that is to say,)

Broad Silks, - in Pieces not less than Sixty Yards in Length, nor more than Sixty six Yards in Length:

or, (being velvets, or Silks mixed with other Materials,) in Half Pieces not less than Twenty nine Yards in Length, nor more than Thirty two Yards in Length:

Ribbons, in Pieces not less than Thirty five Yards in Length, nor more than Thirty seven Yards in Length; or in Half Pieces not less than Seventeen Yards in Length, nor more than Nineteen Yards in Length:

All such Pieces and Half Pieces shall be separate and entire, and each of uniform Quality throughout, and, if of Broad Silks, shall be finished in the Loom with Ferrels or

Marks at each End wove in : Wrought Silks in Pieces, wound or rolled, whether on Blocks or Rollers, or not, shall not be imported for Home Use :

except - Silks the Produce of and imported from Places within the Limits of the East India Company's Charter.

Thc

The following Articles, although partly composed of Silk,

shall not be subject to the Regulations or Restrictions con

tained in this Table ; (that is to say,) Artificial Flowers and other similar Imitations : Umbrellas, Parasols, Fans, Screens and other Articles not for Dress

or Furniture : Articles of Materials other than Silk made up with Silk, or to

which Silk is only applied by Needlework or Embroidery : Stuffs, of the Materials of which Silk shall not amount to One

Tenth Part. Certain Silks III. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That nothing not to be sub

in this Act contained shall extend to prohibit the entering, for ject to the Rei Home Use, of any Wrought Silks which shall have been ware

of this Act.

housed before the Fifteenth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and twenty six ; nor to prevent any Passenger coming into the United Kingdom from bringing with him or her, into any Port, any Wrought Silks, in Pieces which may legally be imported for Home Use, and any Articles of Silk made up,

whether worn or not, although not in Packages of the Weight or Size hereinbefore required, provided such Pieces and such Articles be bond

fide for his or her own Use, and not for Sale, and the Quantity in Proviso. the whole be not more than Ten Pounds' Weight: Provided also,

that the Duty on such Articles, whether worn or not, be paid, and

be in all Cases ascertained according to the Value thereof. Drawback on • IV. And Whereas it would tend to encourage the Manufacture Soap used in of Silk Goods in the United Kingdom if the Duties of Excise on Silk Manufac

' certain Materials were remitted or repealed;' Be it therefore enacted, That in respect of all Soap used and consumed in the Process of throwing, printing, or dyeing of Silk from and after the Fifth Day of April One thousand eight hundred and twenty six, and for which the Duties of Excise shall have been duly paid, or secured to be paid, a Drawback of all such Duties shall be allowed and paid to the Person so using the same, upon such Proofs and under such Regulations as the Commissioners of Excise shall

require and appoint. Excise Duties V. And be it further enacted, That from and after the Fifth on printing of Day of April One thousand eight hundred and twenty six, all Silks to cease. Duties of Excise imposed upon the printing of Silks, save and

except any Arrears thereof, and all Drawbacks in respect of such Duties, shall cease and determine; and if any such Duty shall have been paid before the Commencement of this Act, which shall have been charged after the said Fifth Day of April, the same shall be returned, under such Regulations as the Commissioners

of Excise shall appoint. 43 G.3. c.69. • VI. And Whereas by an Act passed in the Forty third Year Sch. A.

of the Reign of His late Majesty King George_ the Third, to • repeal the Duties of Excise payable in Great Britain, and to

grant other Duties in lieu thereof; and also by another Act

• passed in the Forty fifth Year of His said late Majesty's Reign, Sch. A.

• for granting to His Majesty several additional Duties of Excise • in Great Britain, certain Duties are imposed upon Gilt Wire and • Silver Wire respectively made in Great Britain, and certain coun• tervailing Duties are imposed upon Irish Gilt Wire and upon

tures.

45 G.3. c. 30.

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