Customs Amendment Act 1886

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1886 c. 41


Customs Amendment Act, 1886

(49 & 50 Vict.) CHAPTER 41.

An Act to alter certain duties of Customs and to amend the laws relating to the Customs, and for other purposes.

[25th June 1886]

B E it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

S-1 Alteration of duties on wine.

1 Alteration of duties on wine.

1. On a day to be fixed by the Commissioners of the Treasury, the duties of Customs now payable on wine shall cease, and in lieu thereof there shall be charged and paid the duties following (that is to say):—

s. d.

Wine not exceeding 30 degree of proof spirit, the gallon

0 1 0

Wine exceeding 30 but not exceeding 42 degrees of proof spirit, the gallon

0 2 6

And for every degree or part of a degree beyond the highest above charged, an additional duty, the gallon

0 0 3

In this section the word ‘degree’ does not include fractions of the next higher degree; and

‘Wine’ includes lees of wine.

S-2 Prohibition of importation of foreign coin.

2 Prohibition of importation of foreign coin.

2. Her Majesty may from time to time make, and when made revoke a proclamation prohibiting the importation into the United Kingdom of such coins coined in a foreign country as are in that behalf specified in such proclamation, and while such proclamation is in force the coins therein specified shall be goods prohibited to be imported as if they were specified in section forty-two of the Customs Consolidation Act, 1876.

S-3 Short title of Act.

3 Short title of Act.

3. This Act may be cited for all purposes as theCustoms Amendment Act, 1886.

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