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Starch according to the Gauge taken of the same in the four Waters or Slimes, as aforesaid, respectively, and every such Maker shall pay the Duty fo charged.

XI. And, for the further securing the Duy on Starch, be it further enacted by the Authority aforeSearch makers to faid, That, froin and after the said fifth Day of July one thousand leven hundred and seventy-nine, when pive Nuisice be

any Maker or Makers of Starch shall give Notice of his Intention to box, as required by an Act, made fore they box their Starch,&c. in ihe fourth Year of the Reign of his late Majesty King George the Second (intituled, An Aēt to prevent

Frouds in the Revenue of Excise with rejpect to Starch, Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate), every such Maker of Starch shall, in each such Notiče, express and declare the particular Frame, Tub, or other Utensil, from which he, the, or they intend to box any Starch ; and that when any such Maker or Makers of Starch

shall begin to box luch Starch, they shall proceed and continue to box the same until the whole Quantity on Forfeiture of of Starch in each such Frame, Tub, or other Utensil, shall be perfectly boxed; and if any Maker or

Makers of Starch shall, at any Time after the said fifth Day of July one thousand seven hundred and feventy-nine, neglect to give notice of his Intention to box his green Starch, or fhall neglect to infert in every such Notice the particular Frame, Tub, or other Utensil, from which the Starch is intended to be boxed as aforesaid, or thall not proceed or continue to box the whole Quantity of Starch in any such Frame, Tub, or other Utenlil, after such Notice as aforesaid, every such Maker or Makers of Starch

ihall, in every such Cafe, for every such Offence, forfeit and lose the the Sum of two hundred Pounds; any Law, Custom,

or Usage notwithstanding. Searchmaker to XII. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That from and after the said fifth Day of July deliver a De.

one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine, every Maker of Starch shall deliver to the Officer who sura Scription of every Room, &c. veys his or their Starch-house an Account in Writing, containing as well an exact Description of each and by him used, every Room and Place by him, her, or them made use of for the making, drying, or keeping of Starch,

as also of each and every Vessel or Utensil by him, her, or them, made use of for the making of Starch, before he, she, or they presume to use the fame; all which said Rooms and Places, Vesiels and Utensils, 'shall be marked and numbered by, or by the Direction of, the respective Surveyors or Supervisors of Excise who

survey the respective Makers of Starch, to whom such Rooms and Places, Vessels and Utensils, respectively on Forfeiture of belong, at the Expence of such respective Makers; and if any such Maker of Starch shall make use of any 501.

Rooni or Place, Vellel or Utensil, for the making of Starch, without giving such Account as aforesaid, or before the same shall have been marked and numbered as aforesaid, or Thall refuse to pay for the marking and numbering the same, he, fhe, or they shall, for every such Offence respectively, forfeit and pay the Sum

of fifty Pounds. When Starch- XIII. And be it further enacted, That, from and after the fifth Day of July one thousand seven hundred makers break

and seventy-nine, whenever any Maker or Makers of Starch shall have broken the Starch from his, her, or any Pieces of

their Boxes, he, she, or they shall deliver, or cause to be delivered, to the Officer of Excise under whose their Bores, they Survey fuch Maker of Starch shall then be, an Account, in Writing, of the true Number of Pieces broken fall deliver Ac. from such Box, distinguishing, in such Writing, the size of the different Pieces, under the different Deno count thereof to minations following; that is to say, Large, Middling, and Small, and how many Pieces of each Denomithe Officer ;

nation are contained in each Breaking from the Boxes: And in case any such Maker of Starch shall neglect on Forfeiture of to deliver to such Officer fuch Account in Writing, distinguishing therein as aforesaid; or if, after such

Account given in as aforesaid, any Officer of Excise Thall discover, in any place whatsoever, entered or not entered, any Increase in the Number of Pieces, or a greater Number of the large or middling Pieces than were particularly specified in such Writing; then, and in every such Case, every luch Maker and Makers of

Starch shall, for each Cffence, forfeit and lose the Sumn of two hundred Pounds. When Starch is XIV. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That, from and after the said fifth Day of put into the

July one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine, whenever any Maker or Makers of Starch shall put Stove for drying, their Starch when scraped, or when put into the Papers, into the Stove or Stoves for drying the fame, every Pieces to be so placed that Of. such Maker of Starch shall place, or cause to be placed, the several Pieces of Starch fo put into luch Stove ficers may count or Stoves, in such Manner as that the Officers of Excise may have Access to, and be able to count diftinctly them,

the Number of the several Pieces of Starch fo put into such Stove or Stoves.

XV. And, that fuch Officers of Excise may, without Inconvenience or Hurt, be able to count the faid Starchmakers to · Pieces in such Stove or Stoves,' it is hereby enacted, 'That, from and after the said fifth Day of July one aflia Officers in thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine, every Maker of Starch thall provide proper Laduers, and shall taking Account, and do nothing

affift the said Officers in taking an Account of the said several Pieces of Starch in such Stove or Stoves; and 10 obftru&t them that no Maker or Makers of Starch (ball, by himself, or by any other Person, during the Space of two therein; on For. Hours after such Officer shall have entered the Stove of any such Starch-maker, for the Purpose of counting fcilere of 2001. the Number of Pieces of Starch then in such Stove, stir or break up the Fire under the said Stove, nor shall,

during the said space of two Hours, whilft such Officer remains in such Stove, throw, or cause to be thrown, upon the Pan of luch Stove, any Dirt, Meal, or other Ingredient, whereby a Smoke may be raised, or the Officer hindered or obstructed in counting the Pieces of Starch in the said Stove: And if any such Maker or Makers of Starch Thall not so place the several Pieces of Starch in their respective Stove or Stoves as aforesaid, as that the Officers of Excise may distinctly count the same; or if such Maker or Makers of Starch shall not provide proper Ladders, or shall not affist the said Officers in taking the Account as aforesaid ; or shall, by stirring up the Fire, or by any Means whatsoever, hinder or obstruct the Officers of Excise from going into, and continuing in the said Stove or Stoves, during the Space of two Hours, as aforesaid, or until luch Officer shall have taken the Account of all the said Pieces, if the same shall be done within the said Space of two Hours; then, and in every such Case, the Person offending therein ihall, for every such Offence, forfeit and lose the Sum of two hundred Pounds.

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XVI. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That, from and after the said fifth Day of Starchmaker to July one thoufand seven hundred and seventy-nine, when any Maker or Makers of Starch shall be desirous give proper Noto break down any Piece or Pieces of Starch into Scrapings, or otherwise, he, the, or they shall give to the Officer of Excise of the Division or District where his, her, or their Starch-house is lituate, twelve l'ieces of Search Hours Notice, if such Starch-house shall be situate within the Limits of the Chief Ofice of Excise in Lon- inio Sirapings; don; or if such Starch-house shall be in any other Part of Great Britain, twenty-four Hours Notice of the particular Time and Hour when and at which he, the, or they intend to break down luch Pieces of Starch into Scrapings, or otherwise; and in cafe such Maker or Makers of Starch shall not begin and proceed to break down such Pieces of Starch as aforesaid, at the Time and Hour mentioned in such Notice, or within two Hours next after, then every such Notice thall be, and is hereby declared to be, void ; 'and every such Maker and Makers of Starch shall be, and is and are hereby obliged to give a fresh and like Notíce in Manner aforesaid: And in case any such Maker or Makers of Starch shall neglect to give such on Forfeiture of first Notice, before he, fhe, or they begin to break down such Pieces of Starch, or to infert in such Notice 2001. the Particulars herein before required, or to give a fresh Notice in Manner aforesaid, every fuch Maker of Starch fhall, in every such Case, for every such Offence, forfeit and lose the Sum of one hundred Pounds.

XVII. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That, from and after the faid tifth Day if Officer (hall of July one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine, if any Officer for the Duties on Starch shall discover find drying in and find, in the Stove or Stoves of any Maker of Starch, any Piece or Pieces of Starch drying in such the stove, any Stove or Stoves, of which no Account had been before taken in the Box or Boxes, by the Officer for the of which no Ac. Duties on Starch, then, and in every such Cafe, each and every such Piece and Pieces of Starch shall be count had been deemed, and is and are hereby declared to be, Starch of which no Account had been taken by the Officer taken in the for the said Duties upon Starch ; and the Maker or Makers of such Starch, in whole Stove such Piece or Box, the Maker Pieces shall be fo discovered and found, shall forfeit and lose, for every such Offence, the Sum of one ho01 hundred Pounds.

XVIII. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That, from and after the fifth Day of July Starchmaker one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine, if any Maker of Starch thall, at any Time whilst his Starch mixing Starchis in Operation, and under Water, mix, or cause to be mixed, any of the Starch-waters of one Making water of differwith those of another Making, every such Maker of Starch thall forfeit and lofe, for every such Offence, while his search the Sum of one hundred Pounds, except such Mixing be made in the Presence of an Officer for the Duties is under water, on Starch.

« XIX. And whereas fraudulent Starch-makers have, in many Instances, been rather encouraged in car- cept-&c.
rying on their Frauds, by reason of the Smallness of the Penalties already provided in these Cales; now, Starchmaker re-

for the more effectual preventing the like Frauds, be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That moving any if, after the said fifth Day of July one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine, any Maker of 'Starch Starch, alter shall remove, or cause to be removed, any Quantity whatsoever of Starch, after the same shall be dried, out Stove, do te of his, her, or their Stove or Stoves, or out of any other place or Places, made use of by them for the dry- fore weighing, ing of Starch, before the same has been weighed, and an Account taken thereof, by the proper Officer ap- &c. thali turteit pointed for that Purpose, he, she, or they, Thall respectively forfeit and lose, for every luch Offence, the 2001. Sum of two hundred Pounds, any Law, Cuftom, or Ulage to the contrary notwithstanding.

XX. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That, from and after the said htth Day of July And concealing one thousand feven hundred and seventy-nine, if any Maker of Starch shall fraudulently hide or conceal, or Starch, within. Thall cause or suffer to be hid or concealed, any Starch, to the Intent to deceive his Majesty of the just Duties tent to defraud, chargeable on the fame, that then, and in every such Case, the Party fo offending thall forfeit and lose the 100). Sum of one hundred Pounds; any Law, Custom, or Usage notwithstanding.

XXI. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforelaid, That, from and after the said fifth Day of Starchmaker July one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine, if any. Maker of Starch, thall obstruct or hinder any of obftruéting Ofe the Officers for the Duties upon Starch, in the Execution of any of the Powers and Authorities given to him ficer in performa or them by this or any other Act, for the ascertaining and securing the Duties upon Starch, the Person or

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tu torteil 501. Persons offending therein thall, for every such Offence, forfeit and lose the Sum of fifty Pounds.

XXII. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That all Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures Penalties and imposed by this Act, shall be fued for, recovered, levied, or mitigated, by such Ways, Means, and Me- Fericitur in thods, as any Fine, Penalty, or Forfeiture, is or may be sued for, recovered, or mitigated by any Law or Laws of Excise ; or by Action of Debt, Bill

, Plaint, or Information, in any of his Majesty's Courts of Record at Westminster, or in the Court of Exchequer in Scotland, respectively; and that one Moiety of every such Fine, Penalty, or Forfeiture shall be to his Majesty, his Heirs and Successors, and the other Moiety to him or them who shall discover, inform, or sue for the same.

XXIII. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That if any Person or Persons shall, at any Time or Times, be lued, molested, or profecuted, for any Thing by him or them done in pursuance or by Colour of this Act, or of any Matter or Thing in this Act contained, such Person and Persons shall and may plead the General Issue, and give this A&t and the Special Matter in Evidence in his or their De- General Issue. fence; and if afterwards a Verdict thall pass for the Defendant or Defendants, or the Plaintiff or Plaintiffs shall become nonsuited, or discontinue his, her, or their Action or Prosecution, or Judgement shall be given against him, her, or them, upon Demurrer or otherwise, then such Defendant or Defendants shall have Treble Coits awarded to him or them against such Plaintiff or Plaintiffs.

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CA P. XLI.

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An Act for granting a Drawback of the Duties, imposed by an Act of the last Session of

Parliament, upon all foreign Wines exported from Great Britain to any British Colony
or Plantation in America, or to any British Settlement in the East Indies.
VHEREAS by an Ad of Parliament, made in the eighteenth Year of his Majesty's Reign (in-

tituled, An Ait for granting to his Majesty several additional Duties upon IVines and Vinegar imported ' into this Kingdom), it was, amongst other Things, provided and enacted, "That upon the Exportation of

any Sort of Wines (except French Wines), from this Kingdom to any British Colony or Plantation in America, as Merchandize, the Exporter should be paid and allowed a Drawback of all the before-mentioned Duties paid upon the Importation of such Wine by virtue of the said recited Act, except the Sum of three Pounds thirteen Shillings and fix Pence per Ton: And whereas, in order to promote and encourage the Exportation of Wines from this Kingdom to the British Colonies or Plantations in America, and to the British Settlements in the East Indies, it is expedient to allow the Drawback of all the Duties

granted by the laid recited Act upon the Exportation of all foreign Wines so exported to those Places;" be it therefore enacted by the King's moft 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, That from and after the twenty-fourth Day of April one thousand seven hundred and seventynine, upon the Exportation of any French Wine, or any other foreign Wines, from this Kingdom, to any Britib Colony or Plantation in America, or to any British Settlement in the East Indies, as Merchandize, the Exporter shall be paid and allowed a Drawback of all the Duties before mentioned, which were paid upon the Importation of such Wine by virtue of the faid herein-before recited Act of Parliament, made in the eighteenth Year of his Majesty's Reign; any Thing in the said Act to the contrary notwithstanding: Which Drawback or Allowance thall be made in such Manner, and under fuch Rules, Regulations, Securities, Penalties, and Forfeitures, in all Respects, as any foriner Drawback or Allowance, payable out of the Duties of Customs upon the Exportation of such Wine, was, could, or might be made, before the passing of this Act.

CAP. XLII,
An Act to enable the Trustees for putting in Execution an Ad of the ninth Year of the Reign of his

present Majesty, for building a Bridge at Worcester over the River Severn, and for opening convenient
Avenues to the Jaid Bridge, to finish and complete the said Bridge, and to carry the Purposes of the faid
Act into Execution.

CA P. XLIII.
An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts with the Soake of Horncastle, and Wapen-

takes of Wraggoe and Gartree (except the Parish of Great Sturton), and within the Wapentakes of
Louth, Eske, Ludborough, andì Calicworth, and Parishes of Wrangle, Leake, Leverton, Benington,
Butterwick, Frielton, and Fishteft, in the Hundred of Skirbeck, in the County of Lincoln.

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CA P. XLIV.
An Act for the further Relief of Protestant Dissenting Ministers and Schoolmasters.

HEREAS by an Act made in the first Year of the Reign of King WILLIAM and Queen Mary,

intituled, An Act for exempting their Majesties Protestant Subjects, dissenting from the Church of England, from the Penalties of certain Laws, Persons dissenting from the Church of England, in holy Orders, or pretended holy Orders, or pretending to holy Orders, and Preachers or Teachers of any

Congregation of Dissenting Protestants, are required, in order to be intitled to certain Exemptions, • Benefits, Privileges, and Advantages, to declare their Approbation of, and to subscribe, the Articles of Religion mentioned in the Statute made in the thirteenth Year of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth (except as in the faid Act, made in the first Year of the Reign of King WILLIAM and Queen MARY, is excepted): And whereas many such Persons fcruple to declare their Approbation of, and to fubscribe, the faid Articles not excepted as aforesaid : For giving Eafe to such scrupulous Persons in the Exercise of Religion, may

it please your Majesty that it may be enacted ; and be it enacted by the King's moft Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and ComProtestant Diro mons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the fame, That every Person difsenring Mini

senting from the Church of England, in holy Orders, or pretended holy Orders, or pretending to holy fters , who fall Orders, being a Preacher or Teacher of any Congregation of diffenting Protestants, who, if he scruple to

declare and subscribe as aforefaid, shall take the Oaths, and make and subscribe the Declaration against

Popery, required by the faid Act, in the first Year of the Reign of King WILLIAM and Queen Mary, to the Declaration against Popery

be taken, made, and subscribed by Protestant Dissenting Ministers, and shall also make and subscribe a Derequired by the claration in the Words following ; videlicet, faid A&, and

A. B. do solemnly declare, in the Presence of Almighty God, that I am a Christian and a Proteftant, the following

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among Protestant Churches, do contain the revealed Will of God; and that I do receive the faine as the Rule of my Doctrine and Practice.' Mhall be, and every such Person is hereby declared to be, intitled to all the Exemptions, Benefits, Privi- fall be intitled leges, and Advantages, granted to Próteitant Dillenting Minitters by the said Act, made in the firit Year to all the Priviof the Reign of King WILLIAM and Queen MARY; and by an Act, made in the tenth Year of the Reign of lines granted by Queen ANNE, intituled, An Act for preferving the Proteftant Religion, by better securing the Church of Eng- Ad, ani by land, as by Law established; and for confirming thi Toleration granted to Protejlunt Diffinters by an Act, irtituled, 'An Act for exempting their Majelties Protestant Subjects, diffenting from the Church of Eng- confirming the

lard, from the Penalties of certain Laws; and for supplying the Defects thereof; and for the further le fame, &c. j. curing the Protestant Succellion, by requiring the Practifers of the Law in North Britain to take the Oaths and Jubfcribe the Declaration therein mentioned; and the Justices of the Peace at the General Sellion of the Peace

to be holden for the County or Place where any Protestant Dillenting Minister shall live, are hereby required to tender and administer the faid last-mentioned Declaration to such Minister, upon his offering himself to inake and subscribe the same, and thereof to keep a Register ; and such Minister shall not give or pay, as a Fee or Reward to any Officer or Officers belonging to the Court aforesaid, above the Sum of Sixpence for his or their Entry of such Minister's making and fublcribing the faid last-mentioned Declaration, and taking the Oaths, and making and subscribing the Declaration against Popery, required by the laid Act, made in the first Year of the Reign of King WILLIAM and Queen MARY, to be taken, made, and subscribed by Protestant Diffenting Ministers; nor above the Sum of sixpence for any Certificate thereof to be made out and signed by the Olcer or Officers of the said Court; and every such Person, qualifying him- and fhall be exfelf as aforesaid, thall be exempted from ferving in the Militia of this Kingdom ; and shall allo be exempted empted from from any Imprisonment, or other Punishment, by virtue of an Act, made in the thirteenth and fourteenth

serving in the Years of the Reign of King Charles the Second, intituled, An Ait for the Uniformity of Publick Prayers from any Punith. and Alministration of Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies; and for establishing the Form of making, ment by virtue ordaining, and confecrating, Bishops, Priefts, and Deacons, in the Church of England; or by an Act made of the Act of in the fifteenth Year of the fame Reign, intituled, An As for Relief of such Persons as by Sickness, or other

Uniformity. Impediment, were disabled from subscribing the Declaration in the Act of Uniformity, and Explanation of Part of the faid Aft; for preaching or officiating in any Congregation of Protestant Diflenters, for the Exercise of Religion permitted and allowed by Law.

II. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That no Disenting Minister, nor any other Dissenters allowo Protestant dissenting from the Church of England, who shall take the aforesaid Oaths, and make and sub- ed to inftruct scribe the above-mentioned Declaration against Popery, and the Declaration herein-before mentioned, shall be prosecuted in any Court whatsoever, for teaching and instructing Youth as a Tutor or Schoolmaster ; any Law or Statute to the contrary notwithstanding.

ÍII. Provided always, That nothing in this Act contained shall extend, or be construed to extend, to the No Disenter to enabling of any person diffenting from the Church of England to obtain or hold the Mastership of any Col- hold the Madera lege or School of Royal Foundation, or of any other endowed College or School for the Education of Youth, lege or School of unless the same shall have been founded since the first Year of the Reign of their late Majesties King Wil- Royal FoundaLIAM and Queen Mary, for the immediate Use and Benefit of Protestant Dissenters.

IV, And whereas it hath been doubted, whether the faid Act, made in the first Year of the Reign of • King WILLIAM and Queen MARY, be a Publick or Private Act;' be it enacted and declared, That the Gul. & Mar. faid Act, and also this present Act, shall be adjudged, deemed, and taken to be Publick Acts; and shall be and this Ad, to judicially taken Notice of as such, by all Judges, Justices, and other Persons whomsoever, without specially lick Ads, pleading them, or either of them.

CA P. XLV.
An Act to enable the Chancellor and Council of the Duchy of Lancaster to sell and dispose of certain Fee-

farm Rents, and other Rents, and to enfranchise Copyhold and Customary Tenements, within their
Survey, and to encourage the Growth of Timber on Lands held of the said Duchy.

CAP. XLVI.
An A&t for building a new Gaol and House of Correction for the County of Pembroke.

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CA P. XLVII.
An A& to indemnify such Persons as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments;

and to indemnify Justices of the Peace, or others, who have omitted to register or deliver in their Qualifi-
cations within the Time limited by Law, and for giving further Time for those Purposes ; and to in-
demnify Members and Officers, in Cities, Corporations, and Borough Towns, whose Admissions have
been omitted to be stamped according to Law; or, having been stamped, have been lost or millaid; and
for allowing them Time to provide Admissions duly stamped ; and to give further Time to such Persons
as have omitted to make and file Affidavits of the Execution of Indentures of Clerks to Attornies and
Solicitors,

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CA P. XLVIII.
An Act to explain so much of an Act, made in the twelfth Year of the Reign of King

CHARLES the Second, intituled, An Aal for the encouraging and increasing of Shipping and
Navigation, as relates to the Importation into this Kingdom, and other nis Majesty's Do-
minions, of Goods and Commodities, of the Growth or Production of Africa, Asia,
or America, which are manufactured in foreign Parts ; for preventing Masters of Ships
removing their Vessels out of the Stream, except to the lawful Quays, in the Port of
London, before the Goods are discharged, or their Vessels are cleared by the proper
Officer inwards or outwards; and for allowing the Officers of the Customs and Excise
to make use of Lights on board Ships in the Haven, Dock, or Bafon, at the Port of
Kingston upon Hull.

HEREAS by an Act, made in the twelfth Year of the Reign of King CHARLES the Second,

intituled, An Act for the encouraging and increasing of Shipping and Navigation; it was, amongst other Things, enacted, That no Goods or Commodities of the Growth, Production, or Manufacture, of Africa, Ajia, or America, shall be imported or brought into England, Ireland, Wales, the Iands of Guernsey or Jersey, or Town of Berwick upon Tweed, from any other Place or Places, Country or Coun

tries, but only from those of the said Growth, Production, or Manufacture, or from those Ports where • the said Goods and Commodities can only, or are, or usually have been first shipped for Transportation, • and from none other Places or Countries, under the Penalty of the Forfeiture of all such of the aforesaid

Goods as shall be imported from any other Place or Country, contrary to the true Intent and Meaning of the faid Act, as allo of the Ship in which they were imported, with all her Guns, Furniture, Ammunition, Tackle, and Apparel : And whereas Doubts have arifen whether such Goods, if carried from the Place or Country of the Growth or Production into any foreign Parts of Europe, and manufactured there, may not be imported from thence into this Kingdom, and other of his Majesty's Dominions in the said Aết mentioned: And whereas the Importation of such Goods and Commodities so manufactured

would be very prejudicial to the Trade and Navigation of Great Britain, and would tend to the Ruin of 5 several Artificers and Labourers, whose Families are supported by the manufacturing such Goods and • Commodities in this Kingdom' be it therefore enacted by the King's moft Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parlia

ment allembled, and by the Authority of the fame, That, from and after the twenty-fourth Day of June Explanation of

one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine, the said in Part recited Act, of the twelfth Year of the Reign of King Charles the Second, shall not extend, or be construed to extend, to permit any Goods or Commodities whatsoever, of the Growth or Production of Africa, Asia, or America, which shall

be in any Degree manufactured in foreign Parts, to be imported or brought into the Kingdom of Great Britain, Ireland, or the Islands of Guernsey, Jersey, or Man, except and unless the same thall be so manufactured in the Country or Place of which the laid Goods and Commodities are the Growth and Production, or in the Place where such Goods and Commodities can only or are first shipped for Transportation, and from no other Place or Country whatsoever, under the Penalties and Forfeitures in the faid Act mentioned ; any Cultom or Usage to the contrary notwithstanding.

II. Provided nevertheless, That this Act Thall not restrain or prohibit the Importation of Oil of Cloves, Oil of Cinnamon, Oil of Mace, and Oil of Nutmegs, or of any Goods or Commodities which are permitted to be imported into this Kingdom, under particular Circumstances and Restrictions, by any subsequent Act or Acts of Parliament which are now in force.

* III. And whereas Ships and Vessels arriving at the Port of London from Holland and Flanders, and other foreign Parts, and also Ships and Vessels outward-bound from the said Port to foreign Parts, are frequently removed from the lawful Quays, or out of the Stream, to lie at Anchor close to the Back-doors of

the Houses of the Masters of such Veílels, or at the Publick Houses frequented by such Masters on the « Side of the River Thames, before they are discharged and cleared by the proper Officers of the Customs, whereby Cambricks, Lace, India Silks, and other prohibited Goods, are very often run from on board fuch

Vessels, to the Detriment of the Revenue and fair Trader; for Remedy whereof for the future,' be it enPonalty on Maso acted by the Authority aforesaid, That from and after the first Day of June one thouland seven hundred and ters of Ships re- seventy-nine, if any Ship or Véslel, coming or arriving from foreign Parts, within the Limits of the Port moving Velsels

of London, Thall be removed out of the Stream, except to the lawful Quays, before all the Goods are dis

charged out of such Ship or Veffel; or if any Ship or Vessel, outward-bound from the said Port of London Stream, except,

to any foreign Parts, having any Goods or Merchandise on board thereon, fhall, during her Continuance
in the said Port, be so removed out of the Stream, except to the lawful Quays, unless upon any Accident
or emergent Occasion, immediately to be made known to the Commissioners or Principa! Officers of his
Majeity's Customs, and their Consent for those respective Purposes obtained; the Master, Purser, or other
Perion taking Charge of every such Ship or Vefsel, shall forfeit and lote the Sun of one hundred Pounds for
each and every such respective Offence; one Moiety whereof shall be to the Use of his Majesty, his Heirs
and Succellors, and the other Moiety to such Officer or Officers of the Customs as ihail inform, prolecute,
or sue for the faine, in any of his Majesty's Courts of Record at IV efiminjter.
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