North Atlantic Coast Fisheries Arbitration at the Hague; Case Presented on the Part of the Government of His Britannic Majesty to the Tribunal Constituted Under an Agreement Signed at Washington on the 27th Day of January, 1909, Volume 1

North Atlantic Coast Fisheries Arbitration at the Hague; Case Presented on the Part of the Government of His Britannic Majesty to the Tribunal Constituted Under an Agreement Signed at Washington on the 27th Day of January, 1909, Volume 1

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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: ...levied to pay the cost of maintenance, but coasting and fishing vessels were exempt. I In the following year (5 Wm. IV, cap. 7), dues were established for the maintenance of Harbor Grace lighthouse; fishing vessels were obliged to pay, but they were excused from paying more than once in each year. In 1839, Newfoundland passed an Act (3 Vic., cap. 5) compelling all vessels entering any port between Cape Ray and Cape John to pay certain dues according to tonnage for the maintenance of lighthouses. Coasting, sealing, and fishing vessels were required to pay, but the dues were smaller than in the case of other vessels. In 1852, the statute 15 Vic., cap. 3, altered the rate of dues, but preserved the former distinction between the different classes of vessels. The Act now in force (62 and 63 Vic., cap. 19, 1899) requires the paymen't: byMmercha'i1-t"vesseI eT1-t'e_i-ing any port in the colony, of certain dues according to tonnage. Coasting, sealing, or fishing vessels owned and registered in the colony-332 exempt whilst not engaged otherwise than in the 'fishIe_ITies or coasting trade. This total exemption of the Newfoundland fishing-vessels has existed since 1899. tended by Great Britain that this exemption of It is con colonial fishing-vessels does not in any way affect the propriety of the dues imposed upon vessels used by American fishermen. No objection has been taken at any time to the amount of the light dues on the ground that they were excessive, or as being out of proportion to the expense to which Newfonndland is put to maintain her lighthouses. The light dues collected do not at all compensate Newfoundland for the expense of erecting and maintaining the lighthouses, and, in addition to dues received from...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236956117
  • 9781236956118