Export Duties Ordinance, 1915.
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G. B. HADDBON-SIITH,
Oth May, 1916.
No. 5 of 1915.
AN ORDINANCE to provide for the collection of Export Duties.
[ 6th May, 1915. ]
BE it enacted by the Governor, with the advice and consent
of the Legislative Council of Saint Lucia, as follows:-
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Export Duties Ordin- short title.
Export Dutie. Ordiutncee 19f-5.
2. There shall be raised, levied, collected and paid unto His
Majesty, for the use of the Colony, the duties hereinafter
mentioned on the exportation from the Colony of the produce of
the Colony hereinafter mentioned-
Cocoa: when the London market price thereof exceeds
fifty-five shillings a hundredweight but does not
exceed seventy shillings, on every hundred-
weight or fractional part thereof ...
when it exceeds seventy shillings a hundred-
weight, on every hundredweight or fractional
part thereof ...
Sugar (other than muscovado): when the London
market price thereof a hundredweight is fifteen
shillings or more, on every hundredweight or
fractional part thereof
Lime juice (concentrated) : on every gallon o- fractional
Lime oil (distilled from lime juice) : on every gallon or
fractional part thereof .....
Lime oil Ottoo of limes, handpressed oil, essential oil,
ecuelled oil and other varieties of lime oil ex-
tracted from the rind of limes) : on every gallon
or fractional part thereof ...
Pimento and hardwood (other than logwood and fire-
wood) : on every ton, and so in proportion on
any greater or less quantity,
Payment of duty
Payment of duty on
Penalty oiA na-
payment of duty.
3. The provisions of the Customs Ordinance, 1888, relating
to the exportation of goods shall apply to the exportation of the
produce mentioned in section two of this Ordinance.
4. (1) The duties payable under this Ordinance shall be paid
to the Treasurer by the exporter at the time of lodging the bill
of entry required to be lodged by section 47 of the Customs
(2) 'he duties on produce mentioned in section two of this
Ordinance shall be paid to the Treasurer by the exporter thereof,
within seven days of the date of the coming into force of this
Ordinance, in respect of all such produce exported by him
between the 31st day of March, 1915, and the date of the
coming into force of this Ordinance. The quantities and values
shown in the bills of entry relating to such produce exported
within that period shall be deemed correct, and the duties slidll
be paid in accordance therewith.
(3) Any exporter who fails to pay any duty payable by him
shall be liable on summary conviction to a penalty not exceed-
ing fifty pounds in addition to the amount of such duty.
Rates of duty,
No. 5.] Export Duties Ordinance, 1915. [1915.
5. (1) The Governor may make regulations for ascertaining Regulations.
and defining the quantity and market price of any produce
mentioned in section two of this Ordinance, at the time of
the exportation thereof; and he may make general regulations
for giving effect to this Ordinance.
(2) Any person who contravenes any such regulation shall be Penalty for breach
liable on summary conviction to a penalty not exceeding twenty of regulation.
6. This Ordinance shall cease to operate after the 31st day of Period of operation
March, 1916. of Ordinance.
Passed the Legislative Council this 6th day of May, 1915.
A. J. K. FERGUSON,
Acting Clerk of Councils.
PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER, AT THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE,
CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA.