1812: 53 George 3 c.11: Drawback on Chocolate

1812: 53 George 3 c.11: An Act for allowing an additional Drawback on Chocolate exported.

[22d December 1812.]

[43 G. 3. c. 69. Sch. C. Drawback.]

WHEREAS it is expedient to allow an additional Drawback on Chocolate exported; Be it therefore 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 same,

[Drawback on Chocolate exported.]

That, from and after the passing of this Act, there shall be paid and allowed for every Pound Weight Avoirdupois of Chocolate made in Great Britain of Cocoa Nuts which shall have been imported into Great Britain, and for which the Duties imposed in respect thereof shall have been paid and duly exported as Merchandize to Foreign Parts, an additional Drawback of One Shilling and Twopence.

[Regulations of 21 G.3. c. 55. observed.]

II. And be it further enacted, That the said additional Drawback shall be paid and allowed out of the Duties of Excise by Law imposed for or in respect of Cocoa Nuts imported into Great Britain, and under, subject and according to the Rules, Regulations, Restrictions and Provisions, contained and provided in and by an Act made in the Twenty first Year of the Reign of His present Majesty King George the Third; among other things, for repealing the Duties payable upon Chocolate made in Great Britain, and for granting certain Inland Duties upon Cocoa Nuts in lieu thereof, or by any other Act or Acts of Parliament now in force relating to the Exportation of Chocolate on Drawback.

Source: Butterworths, Statutes of the United Kingdom, 1813.