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f-iKW CORN ACTS. 'Tir; -i^s'taace of-the Bonded Cor?: Act is as io.J" Wiv-reus it iscxpedient to perwU, frrr a limited ihe entry for home consumption of-certain upon uf d:ts ower Than those now payable •4v n-f it therefore enacted, tlHtt from aud of this Act, it shall be lawful i-v thi- importer or proprietor .of any foreign corn or strain, or of any wheaten flour (such corn, or or. not being the growth, produce, or -,illy C,)i<)Ily or plantation -in Nnrtb America), which was secured in ware- •-bouse at any time before the 13th of May, 1822, nnd t ir the importer or proprietor of any wheaten fioitr -v-ire-housed under the authority of an Act i:; io the last Session of Parliament, intituled, An A,t t,) permit Flour to be substituted for F'Tiign Wheat secured iu Warehouses," and hall be and remain in warehouse at the I,ins f the passing of this Act, to take any such corn or fhr, or any part thereof, out of ware- ho-'se, a-od" to enter the same for home consump- pfion, at the times and in the proportion follow- iag. and subject to the payment of the several deli;es hereinafter mentioned that ia to say, any quantity of such corn, grain, or flour (not ex- c.;e;r,? oae half part of the whole quantity ware- .hons-d belonging to any such importer or pro- prietor respectively), at any time between the .-■iofrk -of June and the 15th of July, 182J, and the remainder, bwig the other half of such corn, grain, or flour, warehoused at the time of the passing nfthis Act, belonging to any such importer or proprietor respectively, at any time between the said 15th of July and the 15th of August next .Toiio'v'iisr any thing contained in an Act made ia ahe owsh-y^ar of the reign of his late Majesty King George the Third, intituled, An Act to amend the Laws now in force for regulating the Importation of Corn," or an Act made in the ;1.1 year of his present Majesty's reign, intituled, An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Importation of Corn," or in any other Act or Acts to the contrary in anywise notwithstanding. Then follows the amount of duties to be levied, in lieu of all former duties On Wheat, 1Os.; Rye, Peas, or Beans, 6s. Gd.; Barley, Bear, or Rigg,' 5s.; and Oats, 3s. Gd. per qr.; and on Wheaten Flour, 2s. lOd. per'cwt. No part of such warehoused corn or grain, or flour, to be admitted to entry for home consump- tion, nor taken out of warehouse, under the provisions of the Act, after the 15th of August next. nor any greater proportion of the respec- tive quantities of such corn, grain, or flour, than one-half part of the whole of such quantities in warehouse at the time of the passing of this Act, to be,sd entered or taken out of the warehouse within eith-i- of the periods mentioned. The other Act is that for ALTERING THE DUTY ON CANAWAN WHEAT, and which is limited to year, or until the end of the next Session of Parliament It ruiis thus Whereas it is expedient to permit, for a time to be limited, the importation of wheat the pro- of and imported from the British posses- sions it: North America, on the payment of a certain duty: b? it therefore enacted, that for one year from the passing of this Act, all pro- hibitions and restrictions upon the importation of Wheat the produce of, and imported from the Itritish possessions in North America, and all 1 duties payable oil the importation of such wheat under an Act passed iu the 55th year of the reign vf h is late Majesty, intituled, An Acttoamend 1 the'Laws now in force for 9 the Impor- tation of Corn and also an Act passed in the S t year of the reign of his present Majesty, in- ttw.j, ». ,u Ato mend the l aws relating to the Importation of LOI. "'Y other Act or Acts in force immediately before the passing of this Act, shall be and are hereby suspended and thai for one'year any wheat, the produce of and imported from tile British possessions in North America, stiitl and may be imported into the United kingdom, whatever ths average price of British wheal may be anything in thasaid Acts or any of them to the contrary notwithstanding-; and that from and after the passing of this Act, in lieu and instead of all former duties payable on sucu wheat, there shall be levied and paid, during the period aforesaid, upon the on of a ay such wheat, the sum of 5s. for every quarter thereof. No wheat to be shipped from any port in any British possessions in North America, until the owner or proprietor thereof shall have made oath b -fore the collector or comptroller of the port of shipment, that such wheat was the produce of so'> British possession in North America, naming the same and that before any wheat shall be ent.-red iu the United Kingdom as being the pro- duce of the British possessions in North America, the Master of the ship importing the same slnit produce Il copv of the deposition made, signed by th, collector or comptroller before whom it was made, at the port of shipment, and make oath before the collector or comptroller of the port of importation, that the wheat is the same that was sworn to inLhe deposition to be produced. _#

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