Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Admiralty, Commencing with the Judgments Of; The Right Hon. Sir William Scott, Michaelmas Term 1798 - By Chr. Robinson Volume 1
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. 1812 edition. Excerpt: ...that part of the kingdom; that, after the irruption of the French into Holland, they had constantly applied for, and obtained special orders of His Majesty in council, permitting them to continue that trade; that after the passing of the acts of parliament 35 G. 3. c. 15. l(a) is' 80., 36 G. 3. c. 76., 37 G.3. c. 12. confirming and continuing the orders of council of the 16th and ztst of January, it was apprehended in that part of Great Britain, that by these acts the importation of such goods was made legal: but for the greater security, they still made application to the commisiioners of customs at Glasgow, to know what they considered to be the interpretation of the said acts, and whether His Majesty's licence was still necessary; that in answer to such application, the merchants were informed, under the opinion of the law advisers of the said commissloners, that no such orders of council were necessary, and that all goods brought from the United Provinces would in future (a) The 35 Geo. 3. c. 15. (l6th Mart/o 1795) reciting and confirming theorders of council of the 16th and 21st of January (which allowed goods coming to ports of this kingdom directly from any port of Holland, and navigated in any manner, to be landed and secured in warehouses for the use of the proprietors till farther orders, ) enacts, that it shall be lawful to import such goods belonging to subjects of the United Provinces, or to any' who were subjects before the I9th of Jan. 1795, or to any subject of His Majesty, to be landed and secured in warehouses for the benefit of the' propnsietor, and for the security of the revenue. The subsequent acts contain farther regulations for property coming from Holland, in the ambiguoua situation of the two countries at that...
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