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y land, or into the ports of Wales, or into the port of Berwick Wales, and

Tweed, any wheat, wheat flour, rye, rye meal, barley, barley Berwick upon Mal, cats, and oatmeal, pease and beans, and the same ihall and Tweed, on u be respectively delivered to the proprietor or proprietors the low duzreof

, on payment of the duties commonly called The Low ties. ties, and none other; any law or statute to the contrary in wie notwithstanding. 1. Provided always, and be it further enacted, That as often Wheat, &c. 217 wheat, or wheat flour, rye, pease, beans, barley, beer, imported on

or oats, shall be imported, on payment of the duties com- the low duels called The Low Duties, into any of the ports where the which might 3, if imported at a time when the higher duties were payable, have been ght by law have been lodged and secured under the joint locks warehoused he King, and the importer or proprietor, such corn, grain, under the

higher duties, - dour , shall

, if the same shall be required by the importer or may be lo şietor thereof, be landed from on board the ship or vessel in warehoused, a presence of the proper officer or officers, and after a due ac- &c.

at thereof taken by the proper officer of the customs shall be inediately lodged and secured, under the joint locks of the

and the importer or proprietor of such corn, grain, or -4, in such warehouse or warehouses as shall be for that

purse provided, at the sole expence of the said importer or propretor

, with the approbation and under the care and inspection - the commissioners of the customs, or any three or more of z, or the collector and comptroller of the customs for the a where such corn, grain, or flour, shall be imported, there a be kept, and not delivered or taken out of such warehouse or izreboules, but in the same manner, and under the same condiruas, securities, regulations, rules, restrictions, and penalties, as are tovided in the said aćt pafled in the thirteenth year of his present jefty's reign, respecting corn, grain, or four, lodged and cared under the joint locks of the King, and the importer or prietor.

XI. Provided also, and be it further enacted, That if any Whert, &c. nieat

, or wheat-flour, rye, peale, beans, barley, beer, bigg, or which has ss, thall have been hitherto imported on payment of the duties

been legally yamonly called The Low Duties, and shall have been landed warehoused

imported, and ist on board the ship or vessel in which the same was imported under the a the presence of the proper officers of the customs, and shall locks of the

officer of the -ve been by such officer or officers immediately lodged and

customs and ktured in a warehouse or warehouses, under the joint locks of the importer, o or them, and of the importer or proprietor, such wheat, may be descat-fiour, rye, pease, beans, barley, beer, bigg, or oats, shall livered under se considered as having been warehouled under the joint locks of

the regula.
22 King, and the importer or proprietor, according to the direc- Geo. 3. c. 43.
nes of the said act passed in the thirteenth year of his present
Majekty, and may be delivered and taken out of such warehouse
" warehouses, in the same manner, and under the same condi-

bigas, fecurities, regulations, restrictions, and penalties, as are
provided in the faid last mentioned act.
XII. And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That this

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Act to con. act shall continue in force until the twenty-ninth day of Septemb tinue in force

one thousand seven hundred and ninety; and may be altere till Sept. 29, 1790, and may varied, or repealed by any act or acts to be made in this prese. be altered,

fefion of parliament.
&c. in the
prefent feflion.

CA P. II.
An act for granting an aid to his Majesty by a land tax, to be raised

Great Britain, for the service of the year one thousand seven hundri
and ninety:-45. in the pound in England, to raise 1,989,6731. 78. Tod. I
in Scotland, 47,954. 15. 20,- Total 2,037,6271. gs. od. 19.

ÇĄ P. III.
An act for continuing and granting to his Majesty certain duties upe

malt, mum, cyder, and perry, for the service of the year one thousar:
seven hundred and ninety.- Geo. 3. C. 3. continued till June 24, 179

CA P. IV.
An act for taking off the duties upon unwronght tin exported to any i

the countries beyond the Cape of Good Hope.
From March 1, 1990, po duty of customs to be payable on unwrought ti
exported to any place beyond the Cape of Good Hope, provided bond b
given for landing it beyond the Cape. Such bonds Thall be discharged o
a certificate from the supercargo of the Eaft India company, if landed i
China ; or from the governor, or two of the council, if' landed in th
company's settlements; or from two principal inerchants, if beyond th
Cape of Good Hope where the company have no settlement ; which cer
tificate to be produced to the collector or comptroller of the customs ir
England in thirty months.

CAP. V.
An act for continuing the term of so much of an ad, made in the twenty

third year of the reign of his present Majefty, (chap. 18.) as relates !
the rendering the payment of creditors more equal and expeditious it
that part of Great Britain called Scotland..Continued till May 15, 1992

c A P. VI. An act for punishing mutiny and defertion; and for the better payment o

the army and their quarters. - Number of forces 17,448, including
1,620 invalids.

CAP. VII.
An act for tbe regulation of his Majesty's marine forces while on More.

CAP. VIII.
An act to amend two acts, made in the twenty-eighth year of the reign o

his present Majefty; the one intituled, An act for regulating the trade between the subjects of his Majesty's colonies and plantations in North America, and in the West India islands, and the countries belonging to the united states of America ; and between his Majesty's faid subjects and the foreign isands in the West Indies; and the other intituled, An act to allow the importation of rum, or other spirits, from his Majesty's colonies or plantations in the Weft Indies, into the province of Qucbec,

without payment of duty, under certain conditions and restrictions. 28 Geo. 3. C. 6. recited. In case of emergency, the governor of Quebec, with the consent of the council, may authorile the importation by fea or coaft wife of neat cattle, &c. from the united states, by British subjects, in British built ships, &c. 28 Geo. 3. C. 39. recited. Lumber, &c. exported under the recited act (except white

oak staves) to be of the produce of Quebec. Goods forfeited inay be feized by officers of cuftoms,

or comma lers

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manders of the King's fhips, or any officer specially authorised by them; the recovered and applied to the customs, either in this kingdom, or in North America, or the West Indies, as the case may happen. ComDercencat of act May 1, 1790.

CAP. IX. do ad for defraying the charge of pay and cloathing of the militia, in the part of Great Britain called England, for one year, beginning the westy-fifth day of March one thousand seven hundred and ninety.Critinued annually.

CA P. X. dis ad for the better support of the dignity of the speaker of the house

of commons; and for disabling the speaker of the house of commons
jet the time being from holding any office or place of profit, during
pieafure, under the crown.

Molt gracious Sovereign.
WE E your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the com- Preamble.

mons of Great Britain, in parliament assembled, being defroes of making provision for enabling the speaker of the house of commons for the time being more effectually to support the dignity of the said office, and the expence necessarily attending the same; and having resolved that, for that purpose, the lords commissioners of the treasury should be authorised to direct, from time to time, a fum to be issued at the exchequer, which, together with the fees and allowances of five pounds per day, now payable on account of the said office, may amount to the clear yearly fum of fix thousand pounds, do therefore most humbly. beseech

your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it enacted by the King'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 ime, That the secretary of the speaker of the house of commons The speaker's for the time being, or such other officer or person as the speaker secretary to

deliver to the fhail appoint, Thali, as soon as conveniently may be after the ex- treafury, at piration of the quarter ending on the fifth day of April one thou- the times fand seven hundred and ninety, deliver to the lord high treasurer, herein menor commiffioners of the treasury for the time being, an account, tioned, an acfigned by the speaker of the house of commons, of the fees which fees received,

count of the hall have been received on account of the speaker of the house and sums due & commons, between the twenty-fifth day of December one thou- or received of hand seven hundred and eighty-nine, and the twenty-fifth day of the allowance March one thousand seven hundred and ninety; and also an ac- out of the

to the speaker count of such sum as Ihall have been received, or which shall be civil lin. due and payable at the receipt of his Majesty's exchequer, out of bis Majesty's civil lift revenues, on the allowance of five pounds per day usually made to the speaker of the house of commons for the time being, for the same period; and that the secretary of the speaker of the house of commons for the time being, or such other officer or person as the speaker shall appoint, thall allo, leven days at least before the expiration of the quarters ending

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on the fifth day of July, the tenth day of Oktober one thousar feven hundred and ninety, and the fifth day of January one tho fand seven hundred and ninety-one, deliver a like account of t fees which shall have been received on account of the speaker the house of commons, and of the sum which shall have been r ceived, or which shall be due and payable on the allowance five pounds per day, as aforesaid, between the twenty-fifth d of March and the twenty-fourth day of June, between the twent fourth day of June and the twenty-ninth day of September, a between the twenty-ninth day of September and the twenty-fit day of December one thousand feven hundred and ninety respe

tively, and so in like manner in every succeeding quarter. If the fees, II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, Th and the fum if at any time the amount of the sums received under the head received or

fees, and of the sum which shall have been received, or shall | due to the speaker from due and payable at the receipt of his Majesty's exchequer, on ti the civil lift, allowance of five pounds per day, within any of the faid period within any of for which the accounts hereby directed to be delivered in are ri before-men- quired to be computed, shall exceed the clear sum of one thoi tioned, thall fand five hundred pounds, such excess shall be carried to the ai exceed 1,500l. count to be delivered in previous to the next ensuing quarter, the excess to so much money received by the speaker of the house of common be carried to

to be added to the several receipts under the head of fees, or fun the account of the next

received or due and payable at the exchequer as aforesaid, withi quarter, &c. the period of the said next ensuing account; and if at any tim

the amount of the sums received under the head of fees, an which shall have been received, or shall be due and payable : the receipt of his Majesty's exchequer, on the allowance of fis pounds per day, within any of the said periods, for which the ac counts hereby directed to be delivered in are required to be com puted, together with such excess as fhall be brought forward, i the manner herein directed, from any preceding account, tha exceed the clear sum of one thousand five hundred pounds, fuc last-mentioned excess shall also in like manner be carried for ward to the account to be delivered in previous to the next en

suing quarter. If the fees Ill. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, Tha and allowance if, at the expiration of the quarter ending on the fifth day o from

the civil Ápril one thousand seven hundred and ninety, the whole amoun quarter end of the sums which shall have been received by the speaker of the ing April 5,

house of commons on account of fees, together with the sun 1790, shall be which Ihall have been received, or which thall be due and pay. less than

able on the allowance of five pounds per day as aforesaid, between 1,500l. the deficiency to

the twenty-fifth day of December one thousand seven hundred and be made good eighty-nine, and the twenty-fifth day of March one thousand from the sup- seven hundred and ninety, shall be less than the clear sum of one plies for 1790; thousand five hundred pounds, it shall and may be lawful for the

lord high treasurer, or the commissioners of the treasury for the time being, or any three or more of them, and they are hereby authorised, impowered, and required, by warrant under their hands, to direct the auditor of the receipt of the exchequer for

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the time being to make forth and pass debentures for paying to the speaker of the house of commons for the time being, or to bis order

, out of any of the aids or supplies which shall have been granted for the service of the year one thousand seven hundred and nizety, such fum and sums of money as shall, together with the fins received by the speaker of the house of commons, or rich fhall be due and payable to him on account of the period I waich the said account is directed to be computed, make up the clear sum of one thousand five hundred pounds. IV. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That and thereafter i at any future time the whole amount of the sums received by from the conthe speaker of the house of commons, or which shall have been folidatedfund. brought to his account, in the manner herein-before directed, within any of the faid periods for which the accounts hereby directed to be delivered in are required to be computed, shall be kls than the clear sum of one thousand five hundred pounds, it fhall and may be lawful for the lord high treasurer, and the commisioners of the treasury for the time being, or any three or more of them, and they are hereby authorised, impowered, and requiren hy by warrant under their hands, to direct the auditor of the receipt of the exchequer for the time being to make forth and pass debentures for paying to the speaker of the house of commons for the time being, or to his order, out of the duties and revenues which compose the fund, commonly called The Consolidated Fund, fach fum and sums of money as shall, together with the fums which thall have be?n received by the speaker of the house of commons, or which thall be due and payable to him, or which fall have been brought to his account, within any of the said periods as aforesaid, make up the clear sum of one thousand five handred pounds. V. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That After pre

payments Thall be made out of the said consolidated fund, vious approter paying, or reserving fufficient to pay, all fuch fum and priations out

of the confones of money as have been directed by any former act or acts lidated fund, parliament to be paid out of the fame, but with preference to the payments al other payments which shall or may hereafter be charged upon, under this act

to have preu payable out of such fund; and such warrant and debenture,

ference, &c. to be made forth and passed thereon, fhail be a fufficient authoby to the several and respective officers of the receipt of the exchequer for the time being, for the payment of such sum and aims of money to the speaker of the house of commons for the mene being; and that the receipt of the fpeaker of the houle of tommons for the time being shall be a sufficient discharge for

VI. And be it further enacted, That the several fum and sums Payments out of money directed by this act to be issued to the ipeaker of the of the confokouke of commons, for the purpose of completing the clear fum lidated fund

to be free from cf one thousand five hundred pounds, shall be free and clear froin

all taxes. A taxes, impositions, and other publick charges whatever; and sat the speaker of the house of commons for the time being thall s free and clear of all taxes, impositions, and publick charges, .

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