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except so far as the right of such foreign countries to which such ships may helong, is hereinbefore declared provided always that nothing herein contained exteads, ar shall be construed to extend, to infringe or interfere with any treaty or convention susisting between his Majesty and any foreign state or power :-Provided also, and it is further ordered and declared, that nothing herein, or in the said former Orders in Council, or any of them contained, extends, or shall be construed to extend, to hs Majesty's garrison and territory at GIBRALTAR, or to the Island of Malta ; but that goods shall and may be imported into and exported from GIBRALTAR and Malta, in the same manner in all respects as though this present Order, or the said forma Orders, had not been made.

And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of his Majesty's Treasury, and the Right Honourable Viscount Goderich, one of his Majesty's Principal Seere taries of State, are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly as to them may respectively appertain. Gazetted 10 Aug. 1827

C. C. GREVILLE

SPANISH SHIPS.
At the Court at Saint James's,

28 April, 1828 ;

Present, The King's most ExCELLENT MAJESTY in Council. Whereas by a certain act of parliament passed in the 6th year of the reign of his present Majesty, intituled, “ An Act to regulate the Trade of the British Posses sions abroad," after reciting that " by the law of navigation, foreign ships are per. mitted to import into any of the British possessions abroad, from the countries to which they belong, goods, the produce of those countries, and to export goods from such possessions to be carried to any foreign country whatever, and that it is expedient that such permission should be subject to certain conditions," it is enacted—that " the privileges thereby granted to foreign ships shall be limited to the ships of those countries which, having colonial possessions, shall grant the like privileges of trading with those possessions to British ships, or which, not having colouial possessions, shall place the commerce and navigation of this country, and of its possessions abroad, upon the footing of the most favoured nation, unless his Majesty, by his Order in Council, shall in any case deem it expedient to grant the whole or any of such priri. leges, to the ships of any foreign country, although the conditions aforesaid shall not in all respects be fulfilled by such foreign country."

And whereas by an act passed in the 7th and 8th years of his present Majesty's reign, intituled, " Au Act to amend the Laws relating to the Customs," after reciting or taking notice of the said act so passed as aforesaid, in the 6th year of his Majesty's reign, and after reciting that unless some period were limited for the fulfilment by foreign countries of the conditions mentioned and referred to in the said recited act, the trade and navigation of the United Kingdom, and of the British possessions abroad, could not be regulated by fixed and certain rules, but would continue subject to changes dependent upon the laws from time to time made in such foreign countries ; it is therefore enacted,—that no foreign country shall hereafter be deemed to have fulfilled the conditions so prescribed as aforesaid in and by the said act, as to be entitled to the privileges therein mentioned, unless such foreign country had, in all respects, fulfilled those conditions within twelve months next after the passing of the said uct

, that is to say, on or before the 5th day of July, 1826 : and for the better ascertaining what particular foreign countries are permitted by law to exercise and enjoy the said privileges, it is further enacted, that no foreign country shall hereafter be deemed to have fulfilled the before mentioned conditions, or to be entitled to the privileges afore. said, unless and until his Majesty shall by some Order or Orders to be by him made, by the advice of his Privy Council

, have declared that such foreign country hath so fulfilled the said conditions, and is entitled to the said privileges, provided always and it is thereby declared and enacted, that nothing therein contained extends or shall be construed to extend to make void or annul any Order or Orders in Couucil theretofore issued under the authority or in pursuance of the said recited aci, or to take away or abridge the powers vested in his Majesty, in and hy the said act, or any of those powers, any thing therein contained to the contrary in anywise notwithstanding.

And whereas the conditions mentioned and referred to in the said acts of parliament have not in all respects been fulfilled by the Government of his most Catholic Majesty the King of Spain, and therefore the privileges so granted as aforesaid by the law of

navigation to foreign ships, cannot lawfully be exercised or enjoyed by the ships oj Spain, unless his Majesty, by his Order in Council, shall grant the whole or any of such privileges to such Spanish ships.

And whereas his Majesty, by and with the advice of his Privy Council, doth deem it expedient to grant the privileges aforesaid in certain cases to ships of the dominions of his most Catholic Majesty the King of Spain, his Majesty doth therefore by the advice aforesaid, and in pursuance and exercise of the powers and authority in him vested by the said recited acts of parliament, declare and grant that it shall and may be lawful for Spanish ships to import into any of the British possessions abroad, from the colonies and foreign possessions of his most Catholic Majesty, goods the produce of those colonies and possessions, and to export goods from such British possessions abroad, to be carried to any foreign country whatever.

And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of his Majesty's Treasury and the Right Honourable William Huskisson, one of his Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, are to give the necessary directions herein as to them may respectively apper. tain. Gazetted 27 June, 1828.

JAMES BULLER.

The Trade of BRITISH POSSESSIONS on or near the Continent of EUROPE,

MEDITERRANEAN, and within the limits of the EAST INDIA COMPANY'S
CHARTER.

At the Court at WINDSOR,
12 October, 1829;

Present, The King's most Excel.LENT Majesty in Council. Whereas by an act passed in the 6th year of the reign of his present Majesty, intituled “ An Act to regulate the Trade of the British Possessions abroad," the several sorts of goods enumerated or described in a certain table therein contained, denominated " A Table of Prohibitions and Restrictions,” are either prohibited to be imported or brought either by sea, or by inland carriage, or navigation, into the British possessions in America, or into the Island of Mauritius,--or are permitted to be imported, or brought into those possessions,—under the restrictions made in such table ;-and in and by the said act, provision is made respecting the manner in which vessels and goods shull be entered and cleared, inwards and outwards, in the British possessions in America, and in the said Island of Mauritius, and for the prevention of smuggling in the said British possessions in America, and in the said Island of Mauritius. And whereas, by the acts 7 Geo. IV. c. 48.—7 and 8 Geo. IV. c. 56.-and the 10 Geo. IV. c. 13. the before-mentioned provisions of the act so passed, in the 6th year of his Majesty's reign, have been altered and amended.—And whereas by the said act so passed in the 6th year of his Majesty's reign, it is, amongst other things, enacted, that it shall be lawful for his Majesty, by and with the advice of his Privy Council, by any Order or Orders in Council to be issued from time to time, to give such directions, and make such regulations touching the trade and commerce to and from any British possessions on or near the Continent of Europe, or within the Mediterranean Sea, or in Africa, or within the limits of the East India Company's charter (excepting the possessions of the said Company) as to his Majesty in Council shall appear most expediert and salutary ;--and that if any goods shall be imported or exported in any manner contrary to any such Order of his Majesty in Council, the same shall be forfeited, together with the ship importing or exporting the same.His Majesty doth therefore, by and with the advice of his Privy Council, and in pursuance and exercise of the powers so vested as aforesaid in him, in and by the said act so passed as aforesaid in the 6th year of his reign, order, and it is hereby ordered, -that so much of the above acts as impose prohibitions and restrictions on the importation of goods into the British possessions in America,—and the Island of Mauritius, -and as relate to the entry of vessels and goods inwards and outwarıls in those possessions and the island aforesaid, -and to the prevention of smuggling there, shall be, and the same are hereby extended and made applicable to his Majesty's settlement at Sierra Leone, and all other his Majesty's settlements on the Western coast of Africa.

And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of his Majesty's Treasury are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly. Gazetted 23 Oct. 1829.

J. BULLER.

AUSTRIAN SHIPS.
At the Court at WINDSOR,

7 April, 1830.

Present,
The King's most EXCELLENT MAJESTY in Council.
The two first clauses of this act are the same as that dated 28th April, 1828.

And whereas his Majesty, by and with the advice of his Privy Council, doth deze it expedient to grant the privileges aforesaid to the ships of the dominions of his Majesty the Emperor of AUSTRIA, his Majesty doth therefore by the advice aforesaid, and in pursuance and exercise of the powers and authority in him vested by the said recited acts of parliament, declare and grant that it shall and may be lawful for Austrian ships to import from the dominions of his Majesty the Emperor of Austria, into any of the British possessions abroad, goods the produce of such daminions, and to export goods from such British possessions abroad, to be carried to any foreiga country whatever.

And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of his Majesty's Treasury, and the Right Honourable Sir George Murray, one of his Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, are to give the necessary directions herein as to them may respectively appertain. Gazetted 13 April, 1830.

JAMES BULLER.

AMERICAN SHIPS.
At the Court at ST. JAMES'S,
5 November, 1830 ;

Present, The King's most EXCELLENT MAJESTY in Council. Whereas by a certain act of parliament, passed in the 6th year of the reign of his late Majesty King George IV., intituled " An Act to regulate the Trade of the British Possessions abroad," after reciting that“ by the law of navigation foreign ships are permitted to import into any of the British possessions abroad, from the countries to which they belong, goods, the produce of those countries, and to export goods from such possessions to be carried to any foreign country whatever, and that it is expedient that such permission should be subject to certain conditions," it is, therefore, enacted, * that the privileges thereby granted to foreigu ships shall be limited to the ships of those countries which, having colonial possessions, shall grant the like privileges of trading with those possessions to British ships, or which, not having colonial possessions, shall place the commerce and navigation of this country, and of its possessions abroad, upon the footing of the most favoured nation, unless his Majesty, by his Order in Council

, shall in any case deem it expedient to grant the whole or any of such privileges to the ships of any foreign country, although the conditions aforesaid shall not in all respects be fulfilled by such foreign country.”

And whereas by a certain Order of his said late Majesty in Council, bearing date the 27th July, 1826, after reciting that the conditions mentioned and referred to in the said act of parliament had not in all respects been fulfilled by the Government of the United States of America, and that therefore the privileges so granted as aforesaid by the law of navigation to foreiga ships, could not lawfully be exercised or enjoyed by the ships of the United States aforesaid, unless his Majesty, by his Order in Council, should grant the whole or any of such privileges to the ships of the United States aforesaid: his said late Majesty did, in pursuance of the powers in him vested by the said act, grant the privileges aforesaid to the ships of the said United States; but did thereby provide and declare that such privileges should absolutely cease and determine in his Majesty's possessions in the West Indies and South America, and in certain other of his Majesty's possessions abroad, upon and from certain days in the said Order for that purpose appointed, and which are long since passed :

And whereas by a certain other Order of his said late Majesty in Council, bearing date the 16th July, 1827, the said last mentioned Order was confirmed : And whereas in pursuance of the acts of Parliament in that behalf made and provided, his said late Majesty, by a certain Order in Council, bearing date the 21st July, 1823, and by the said Order in Council, bearing date the 27th July, 1826, was pleased to order that there should be charged on all vessels of the said United States, which should enter any of the ports of his Majesty's possessions in the West Iudies or America, with articles of the growth, produce, or manufacture of the said states, certain duties of tonnage and of customs therein particularly specified :

And whereas it hath been made to appear to his Majesty in Council, that the restrictions heretofore imposed by the laws of the United States aforesaid upon British vessels, navigated between the said States and his Majesty's possessions in the West Indies and America, have been repealed, and that the discriminating duties of tonnage and of customs, heretofore imposed by the laws of the said United States upon British vessels and their cargoes entering the ports of the said States from his Majesty's said possessions, have also been repealed, and that the ports of the United States are now open to British vessels and their cargoes coming from his Majesty's possessions aforesaid, his Majesty doth, therefore, with the advice of his Privy Council, and in pursuance and exercise of the powers so vested in him as aforesaid by the said act so passed in the 6th year of the reign of his said late Majesty, or by any other act or acts of par. liament, declare, that the said recited Orders in Council of the 21st July, 1823, and of the 27th July, 1826, and the said Order in Council of the 16th July, 1827, (so far as such last mentioned Order relates to the said United States,) shall be, and the same are, hereby respectively revoked:

And his Majesty doth further, by the advice aforesaid, and in pursuance of the powers aforesaid, declare that the ships of and belonging to the said United States of America, may import from the United States aforesaid into the British possessions abroad, goods the produce of those States, and may export goods from the British possessions abroad to be carried to any foreign country whatever.

And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of his Majesty's Treasury, and the Right Honourable Sir George Murray, one of his Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, are to give the necessary directions herein, as to them may respectively appertain. Gazetted 9 Nov. 1830.

JAMES BULLER.

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. At the Court at Sr. James's, 22 February, 1832;

Present, The King's most Excellent MAJESTY in Council. Whereas on the 14th February 1806, a proclamation was issued by Major General Sir David Baird, then administering the government of the colony of the Cape of Good Hope, respecting the duties to be levied on grain to be imported into the said colony ;-and whereas (and then are recited, Orders, Proclamations, and Government Advertisements of the following dates, 3 May, 1806–11 June, 1806-13 May, 1807, 18 Sept. 1807—12 April, 1809—23 April, 1811-9 Oct. 1811-18 Oct. 1811–1 Oct. 1811-29 May, 1812–8 Jan. 1813–13 Aug. 1813–24 June, 1814–21 July, 1814 24 Sept. 1814–20 Mar. 1818—31 July, 1818–12 July, 1820–14 Nov. 1821-18 April, 1822–10 Oct. 1823—13 Nov. 1823—30 April, 1827–16 July, 1827—3 July, 1826—7 June, 1828)--and whereas, on the 7th April, 1830, his said late Majesty King George the Fourth, by the advice of his Privy Counci), made an Order respecting the resort of Austrian vessels to the British possessions abroad ;-and whereas on the 5th Nov. 1830, his Majesty, with the advice of his Privy Council, made a certain Order respecting the resort of vessels belonging to the United States of America to the British possessions abroad ;-and whereas, by an act passed in the 6 Geo. IV. intituled “ An Act in regulate the Trade of the British Possessions abroad,” (c. 114.) it is, amongst other things, enacted, " that it shall be lawful for his Majesty, by and with the advice of his Privy Council, by any Order or Orders in Council to be issued from time to time, to give such directions and make such regulations touching the trade and commerce to and from any British possessions on or near the continent of Europe, or within the Mediterranean Sea, or in Africa, or within the limits of the East India Company's charter, excepting the possessions of the said Company, as to his Majesty in Council shall appear most expedient and salutary.”

And whereas, in order to the consolidation of the laws relating to the external trade of the said colony, and the rendering such laws more simple and effective, it is expedient that the various orders in council, local ordinances, proclamations, Government advertisements, and all laws and enactments whatsoever (not made by his Majesty with the advice and consent of parliament) for regulating the external tradle of the said colony should be rescinded and repealed: his Majesty doth, therefore, in pursuance and exercise of the powers so vested in him as aforesaid, by the said fecited act of parliament, and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, order, and it is hereby ordered: all and every the Orders in Council before recited, in so far as such Orders, or any of them, relate to the said colony of the Cape of Good Hope, but no further, or otherwise, and all and every the before recited ordinances, proclamations, and Government advertisements, so made as aforesaid, by the successive Governors or officers administering the Government of the said colony, and all and every the laws and ordinances, orders and proclamations, Government advertisements

, or legislative acts, of what nature or kind soever (not being acts of parliament, which, at the time of the promulgation of this present Order within the said colony, shall be in force therein for the regulation of the duties of customs payable upon the importation or exportation of goods, wares, and merchandise at the said colony, or for determining the rate of such duties, or for ascertaining what goods may be legally imported into, or exported from, the same : or respecting the tonnage or the natiaca) character of the ships or vessels in which any such importation or exportation may be made, or respecting the warehousing of goods imported into the said colony far re-exportation, shall be, and the same, and each and every of them, are and is bereby revoked, rescinded, and repealed;-provided, nevertheless, and it is further ordered, that this present Order hath not, and shall not be deemed or be taken to have, the effect of reviving any law, ordinance, Order in Council, proclamation, or other enactment which may have been revoked, rescinded, or repealed, either in whole or in part, by any of the laws, ordinances, Orders in Council, proclamations, Government alvertisements, and enactments which are or is revoked, rescinded, or repealed as aforesaid by this present Order ;-provided also, and it is further ordered, that nothing in this present Order contained shall prevent or interfere with the recovery of any duties which, at or immediately before the time of the promulgation hereof, may be owing by any person or persons to his Majesty, or of any fee of office which, at or immediately before that time, may be owing to any officer of his Majesty's revenue, es other officer, within the said colony, or of any fine, penalty, or forfeiture which, at or immediately before that time, may have been actually incurred, or of any debt which may then be due and owing by any person or persons, but that all such duties, fees of office, fines, penalties, forfeitures, and debts shall, from and after the promulgation of this present Order within the said colony, be recovered and recoverable, and shall remain due and exigible, in such and the same manner, and to such and the same extent in all respects, as if this present Order had not been made.

And it is further ordered, that the Governor, or the officer for the time being administering the Government of the said colony shall, and he is hereby required to promulgate this present Order, within one calendar month next after the receipt thereof by him; and this Order shall take effect within the said colony and have the force of law there, upon, from, and after the date of such promulgation thereof as aforesaid, and not before.

And the Lords Commissioners of his Majesty's Treasury, and the Right Honourable Viscount Goderich, one of his Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly as to them may respectively appertain. Gazetted 17 April, 1832.

C. C. GREVILLE.

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE.
At the Court at St. James's,
22 February, 1832;

Present, The King's most Excellent MAJESTY in Council. Whereas by a certain act of parliament, 6 (teo. IV. c. 114. intituled, “ An Act to regulate the Trade of the British Possessions abroad,” it is, amongst other things, enacted, $ 73. “ that it shall be lawful for his Majesty, by and with the advice of his Privy Council, by any Order or Orders in Council, to be issued from time to time, to give such directions, and make such regulations, touching the trade and commerce to and from any British possessions on or near the continent of Europe, or within the Mediterranean Sea, or in Africa, or within the limits of the East India Company's charter, excepting the possessions of the said Company, as to his Majesty in Council shall appear most expedient and salutary, and that if any goods shall be imported or exported in any manner contrary to any such Order of his Majesty in Council

, the same shall be forfeited, together with the ship importing or exporting the same;" and whereas his Majesty, with the advice of his Privy Council, doth deemn it expedient and salutary to make the several regulations hereinafter contained, touching the trade and commerce to and from his Majesty's colony of the Cape of Good Hope, his Majesty doth, therefore, with the advice of his Privy Council, and in pursuance and exercise of the powers so vested in him as aforesaid by the said recited act of parliament, order, and it is hereby ordered

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