Elihu Root Collection of United States Documents Relating to the Philippine Islands Volume . 26

Elihu Root Collection of United States Documents Relating to the Philippine Islands Volume . 26

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...Collectors of Customs are authorized at any time, upon it appearing to them that any license issued under the provisions of this Act or under the preceding provisions governing the issuance thereof, was illegally and improperly issued, to cancel the same and the vessel holding the license so cancelled shall be prohibited from entering the coastwise trade until it shall again be licensed to do so. Sec. 150. Any vessel found engaged in the coasting trade of the Philippine Islands without being specially authorized thereto in the manner herein specified, shall, if laden with merchandise of thegrowth, product and manufacture of the Philippine Islands only, or in ballast, if of five tons burden or less, be liable to a penalty of not less than five nor more than one hundred dollars; if of more than five tons burden and less than twenty tons, she shall be liable to a penalty of not less than ten nor more than five hundred dollars, and if of twenty tons burden or upwards, to a penalty of not less than fifty nor more than one thousand dollars; and the vessel against which a penalty is assessed as herein provided shall be held by the customs officials until the same is paid; provided, that if such vessel shall have on board any article of foreign growth, product or manufacture beyond what is necessary for sea-stores, and which has not been properly entered or legally imported, then, instead of the fines hereinbefore specified, such goods of foreign growth, together with the vessel, shall be seized and forfeited. Sec. 151. Vessels licensed for the coasting trade are prohibited from entering closed ports along the coast of the Archipelago without special permission of the Insular Collector or collectors of customs at sub-ports of entry, who, in...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236755685
  • 9781236755681