Page:Order of the governor in chief in council, of the 4th June, 1818, for the regulation of commerce, between this province and the United States of America, Bilingual EN-FR, 1818.djvu/6

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America, any law, Statute or Usage to the contrary in any wise notwithstanding. It being nevertheless provided that nothing in the said Act contained shall extend or be construed to extend to empower the Governor, Lieutenant-Governor or Person administering the Government of this Province for the time being and His Majesty’s Executive Council in this Province or either of them, by an order

or orders or in any manner or way, to impose any Duty or Impost of any description or denomination upon any Goods or Merchandize imported into this Province in the course of Trade by Land or Inland Navigation from the United States of America, during the continuance of the said Act.


I. His Excellency the Governor in Chief by and with the advice of the said Executive Council, doth hereby order that all things whereof the exportation, is not and shall not be by Law entirely prohibited, may freely, for the purposes of Commerce, be carried and exported free and exempt from all Duties whatsoever from and out of this Province into the United States, as well by His Majesty’s Subjects as by the Citizens of the said United States. Provided always, that nothing herein-contained shall extend or be construed to extend to authorize or permit the Exportation, by Land or Inland Navigation, of Furs and Peltries, as prohibited by the Provincial Ordinance of the 28th Geo. III. Chap. I, Sec. 3.


II. And His Excellency the Governor in Chief by and with the advice and consent of the said Executive Council doth hereby further order that all Gold and Silver Coin and Bullion, all things of the growth or produce of the United States of America, whose Importation into this Province is not and shall not be entirely prohibited, may freely, for the purposes of Commerce, be Imported and brought from the United States of America into this Province, by Land or Inland Navigation, as well by His Majesty’s Subjects as by the Citizens of the United States, in manner herein-after directed, and upon payment of the several and respective Duties which are or shall be by Law imposed and payable thereon — Provided always, that nothing herein contained, shall extend or be construed to extend, to authorize or permit the Importation of any Fresh or Salted Provisions of any description, Rum and other Spirits or Manufactured Tobacco, from the said United States into this Province by Land or Inland Navigation ; and that the Importation of the same into this Province from the said United States, by Land or Inland Navigation, from henceforth shall be and hereby is entirely prohibited. Provided also always, that nothing herein-containcd shall extend or be construed to extend to authorize or permit the Importation of any Flour of Wheat, Indian Corn, Rye, Oats, or other Grain from the said United States into this Province, by Land or Inland Navigation, except for the purposes of Re-Exportation, and as herein-after is directed. Provided also always, that nothing herein-contained shall