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kle, apparel and furniture, and the carga found on board her, shall be forfeited.
Sec. 33. Provided nevertheless, and be it fur\a "^"'ther enacled, That in all cases where the whole ftaii becx.or any part of the lading, or cargo on board,
forse tore" znY p or ve^e', belong bona side to any person or persons other than the master, r owner, or mariners, of such ship or vessel, and upon which the duties mail have been previously paid or secured, according to law, shall be exempted from any forfeiture under this act, any thing therein contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
Sec. 34. And be it further enacled, That the
ed under*" ^ees and a^owances for tnc several duties and this act- services, to be performed, in virtue of this act, shall be as follow; that is to say:
For admeasuring every ship or vessel, in orFce« for ad- der t0 tne enrolment, or licencing and recordfhips or ing the same, if of the burthen of five tons, ▼ettcis. an(j iefs xhan twenty tons, fifty cents j if of twenty tons, and not exceeding seventy tons, seventy-five cents; if above seventy tons, and not exceeding one hundred tons, one hundred cents; if above one hundred tons, one hundred and fifty cents:
For every certificate of enrolment, fifty cents:
For every endorsement on a certificate of enrolment twenty cents:
For every licence, and granting the same, including the bond, if not exceeding twenty tons, twenty-five cents; if above twenty, and not more than one hundred tons, fifty cents; and if more than one hundred tons, one hundred cents:
For every endorsement on a licence, twenty cents:
For certifying manifests, and granting a permit for a licenced vessel to proceed from district: to district, twenty-five cents, if less than fifty tons, and if above fifty tqns', fifty cents:
For receiving a certified manifest, and granting a permit, on the arrival of such vessel, twenty-five cents, if less than fifty tons, and if above fifty tons, fifty cents:
For certifying manifests, and granting a permit for a registered vessel to proceed from district to district, one hundred and fifty cents:
For receiving a certified manifest, and granting, a permit, on the arrival of such registered vessel, one hundred and fifty cents:
For granting a permit for a vessel, not belonging to a citizen or citizens of the United States, to proceed from district to district, and receiving the manifest, two hundred cents:
For receiving a manifest, and granting a permit, to unload, for such last mentioned vessel, on her arrival in one district from another district, two hundred cents:
For granting a permit for a vessel carrying on the fishery, to trade at a foreign port, twenty-five cents, and for the report and entry of any foreign goods imported in such vessel, twenty-five cents.
And where a surveyor shall certify a manifest, or grant a permit, or receive a certified manifest and grant a permit, the fees arising Disposal of therefrom shall be received by him solely for ^er his use. And all other fees arising, by virtue of this act, shall be received, and accounted for, by the collector, or, at his option, by the naval-officer, where there is one, and where there is a collector, naval officer, and surveyor, shall be equally divided, monthly, between the said officers j and where there is no naval
officer, two thirds to the collector, and the other third to the surveyor ; and where there is only a collector, he shall receive the whole amount thereof; and where there is more than, one surveyor in any district, each of them shall receive his proportionable part of such fees, as shall arise in the port, for which he is appointed: Provided always, That in all cases, where the tonnage of any strip or vessel, shall be ascertained, by any person appointed for that purpose, such person shall be paid a reasonable compensation therefor, out of the fees aforesaid, before any distribution thereof, as aforesaid; and every collector and naval officer, and every surveyor, who shall reside at a port where there is no collector, shall cause to be affixed, and constantly kept, in some conspicuous place of his office, a fair table of the rates of fees, demandable by this act.
penalties & ^ec* 35" ^efurther enacled, That
forseitures all penalties and forfeitures, which shall be infoTM ^dre curred by virtue and force of this act, shall and coYcred. may be sued for, prosecuted and recovered, in like manner, as penalties and forfeitures, incurred by virtue of the act, intitled "An act to regulate the collection of the duties imposed by law on goods wares and merchandize imported into the United States, and on the tonnage of ships or vessels," may be sued for, prosecuted and recovered, and shall be appropriated in like manner : Provided always, That if any officer, entitled to a part or share of any such penalty or forfeiture, shall be necessary as a witness on the trial for such penalty or forfeiture, such officer may be a witness upon the said trial ; but in such case, he shall not receive, or be entitled to any part or share of the said penalty or forfeiture, and the part or share to which he would otherwise have been entitled, shall accrue to the United States.
Sec. 36. And be it further enaclcd, That this when thi« act shall commence and take effect, from and j*f**J.' & after the last day of May next, and thence- certain forth, the act intitled, "An act for register- ^lej.' ing and clearing vessels, regulating the coasting trade, and for other purposes," and also, the act, intitled, " An act to explain and amend an act, intitled" An act/or registering and clearing -wessels, regulating the coasting trade, and for other purposes," shall be repealed, and cease to operate, except as to the validity of the registers, records, enrolments and licences, with the certisicates and documents, which shall have been done or granted, in pursuance of those acts, prior to the first day of June next, which shall continue to be of the like force and effect, as if the said acts were not repealed; and except also, as to the prosecution, recovery and distribution of, and for fines, penalties and forfeitures, which may have been incurred, prior to the first day of June next, for which purpose likewise, the said acts shall continue in force.
Sec. 37. And be it further enacled, That nothing in this act, shall be construed to ex- herein w tend to any boat or lighter, not being masted, or if masted, and not decked, employed in the harbor of any.town or city.
JONATHAN TRUMBULL, Speaker
JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United
Approved, eighteenth of February, 1793 t
An Ac! providing Compensation to the President and Vice-President of the United States.
E it enacled by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the third day of March in the Compensa. prefent year, the compensation of the Presition to the dent of the United States mail be at the rate of 3cVice-nt twenty-five thousand dollars per annum, with president, the use of the furniture and other esfects belonging to the United States, and now in possession of the President: And that of the Vice-President, at the rate of five thousand dollars per annum, in full for their respective services, to be paid quarter-yearly, at the Treasury.
JONATHAN TRUMBULL, Speaker
JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United
Approved, eighteenth of February, 1793 •