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Title: Ordinances passed by the Legislative Council of Trinidad and Tobago during the year ..
Uniform Title: Laws, etc. (Ordinances : 1902)
Alternate Title: Ordinances as passed by the Legislative Council of Trinidad and Tobago during the year ..
Physical Description: 51 v. : ; 26 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Trinidad and Tobago
Publisher: G.P.O.
Place of Publication: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
Publication Date: 1912
Frequency: annual
regular
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Subject: Law -- Trinidad and Tobago   ( lcsh )
Genre: government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
legislation   ( marcgt )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: 1902-1952.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00103120
Volume ID: VID00054
Source Institution: Florida International University College of Law
Holding Location: Florida International University College of Law
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: oclc - 13324890
lccn - 18009601
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Preceded by: Ordinances of the Council of Government
Succeeded by: Ordinances enacted by the Legislative Council of Trinidad and Tobago between the ... and government notices published between the ...

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TRINIDAD an TOBAGO.

Immigration Iund.

No. 52.-1912.

11th December.
AN ORDINANCE for raising funds in aid of Immigration
for the period from 1st January, 1913, to 31st
December, 1913.

s '



GEORGE R. LE HUNTE,
Gove non.
18th December, 1912.





W HEREAS it is expedient that provision should be made
for raising Funds in aid of Immigration for the period
commencing on the 1st day of January in the year 1913 and
ending on the thirty-first day of December in the year 1913 :
Be it enacted by the Governor of Trinidad and Tobago
with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council
thereof as follows:-
1. In this Ordinance the word shipper" includes in the interpre
case of a steam vessel the agent of the owner of such vessel. tat'"
2. There shall be raised, levied, collected and paid for the Tax to be
use of His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors in aid ofi t"s,, a,
Immigration upon the several kinds of produce hereinafter o... mnuf-
mentioned which shall have been raised or manufactured Colny t
in the Island of Trinidad and which shall be shipped for
parts or places beyond the limits of the Colony on any
day between the 1st day of January in the year 1913 and the










No. 52. Immigration Fund. 1912.

31st day of December 1913, both inclusive, the several Taxes,
Rates and Charges hereinafter mentioned-that is to say :
On Sugar at the rate of Four Shillings and Nine
and a half Pence for every one thousand pounds;
On Molasses at the rate of Two Shillings and Four
Pence for every one hundred gallons ;
On Rum and Bitters at the rate of Ten Shillings and
Three Pence for every one hundred gallons;
On Cocoa at the rate of Five and a half Pence for
every one hundred pounds;
On Coffee at the rate of Nine and a half Pence for
every one hundred pounds;
On Coconuts at the rate of One Shilling and Two
Pence for every one thousand nuts;
On Copra at the rate of Four Shillings for every one
thousand pounds;
And in each of the above cases on lesser quantities
in proportion.
Ta o payable 3. The several Taxes, Rates and Charges hereinbefore
on shipment. specified shall be payable by the shipper of such produce
at the time of such shipment aforesaid, and the shipper
thereof shall deliver to His Majesty's Collector of Customs
Daiery of or Sub-Collector in Trinidad, or to the Officer performing
aoount-. the duties of His Majesty's Collector of Customs in Tobago
an account of the produce in such form and containing such
particulars as the Governor may from time to time direct.
The provisions of Section 13 of the Customs Duties
Ordinance 1909 shall apply to the refund of over-payments
made in respect of any tax, rate or charge paid under the
provisions of this Ordinance.
weight and The weight or quantity of every shipment of Sugar,
" eL.of Molasses, Rum, Bitters, Cocoa, Coffee, Coconuts or Copra
be declared. exported shall be declared by the shipper, and any false
declaration shall be an offence punishable by a penalty not
exceeding 20.
Penalty. 5. If such account as provided for in Section 3 is not
delivered, or if the Taxes, Rates and Charges payable in










No. 52. Immigration Fund. 1912.
respect of such produce are not paid to the Collector of
Customs, Sub-Collector or Officer in Tobago aforesaid
within twenty-four hours after the departure of the vessel
in which the produce was shipped, or such further time not
exceeding four days as the Collector of Customs may allow,
the shipper thereof shall forfeit the sum of One Hundred
Pounds in addition to the amount of Taxes, Rates and
Charges Payable.
6. All Taxes, Rates, Charges and Penalties payable or seoover of
recoverable under this Ordinance may be sued for, pena "lI'
prosecuted, determined and recovered on informationin the
name of some Officer of Customs before any Magistrate
in manner provided by the Summary Conviction Offences
(Procedure) Ordinance, No. 1.
7. All Taxes, Rates and Charges, to be paid or recovered Moneys appli-
before a Magistrate under this Ordinance, shall be paid Imiason
into the Treasury and carried in the books thereof to the orY.
credit of moneys applicable to Immigration, and shall be
applied in aid of Immigration and to no other purpose
whatsoever.
8. When any person is adjudged by any Magistrate co. to be
to pay any Tax, Rate, Charge or Penalty payable orof .oin7d
recoverable under this Ordinance, such Magistrate shall
state in the order or conviction and also in the com-
mitment of such person, if committed in default of
payment, the amount of costs awarded to be paid by such
person, as well as the Tax, Rate, Charge or Penalty so
adjudged, and shall commit such person until payment of
such Tax, Rate, Charge or Penalty and costs.
Passed in Council this Eleventh day of December,
in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and
twelve.

HARRY L. KNAGGS,
Clerk of the Council.




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