1810: 50 George 3 c.10: Customs Fraud

1810: 50 George 3 c.10: An Act for making perpetual certain of the Provisions of an Act of the Fifth Year of King George the First, for preventing the clandestine running of uncustomed Goods, and for preventing Frauds relating to the Customs.

[24th March 1810.]

WHEREAS certain of the Provisions of the Act herein after mentioned have by Experience been found Useful and beneficial, and it is expedient that the same should be made perpetual; be it therefore enacted, by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons in the present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That the several Clauses in an, Act made in the Fifth Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the First,

[5 G. 1. c. 11. §3. §4. §6. §7. §8. §10. §2. §5.]

intituled, An Act against clandestine running of uncustomed Goods, and for the more effectual preventing of Frauds relating to the Customs, relating to such Foreign Goods, Wares, and Merchandize as shall be taken in at Sea out of any Ship or Vessel, in order to be landed or put into any other Ship or Vessel or Boat, and also relating to Goods not reported and found after clearing Ships, and whereby further Remedies are provided against relanding Goods prohibited to be worn in this Kingdom, and Foreign Goods shipped out for Parts beyond the Seas, and relating to the opening or altering the Package of Goods on board of Ships outward bound, and also relating to hovering Ships or Vessels of the Burthen of Fifty Tons or under, and also concerning the Bales or Packs in which Coffee shall be exported, and also relating to Rum imported in Casks or Vessels not containing Twenty Gallons at the least, and also relating to Certificate Goods entered in order to be exported to Ireland, which were to have Continuance for the Term of Three Years from the several Times of the Commencement thereof, and from thence to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, and which by several subsequent Acts were further continued until the Twenty-ninth Day of September One thousand eight hundred and nine, and from thence to the End of the then next Session of Parliament,

[made perpetual.]

shall be and the same are hereby made perpetual.

Source: Butterworths Statutes, 1810.