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Beciprocity (Canada and West Indies.)
AN ORDINANCE to ratify the Agreement of r 1. .11.
day of April, 1912, entered into between Canada and
certain of the WestIndian Colonies.
GEORGE B. LE HUNTE, Wo
6th March, 1913. Pel
B1 E it enacted by the Governor of T I;.'. . 1 . u 1 Tobago
.12 with the advice and consent of - l. i.- .. L ... Council
1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Canada and , Titeo.
West Indies Reciprocity (Tariff) Ordinance, 1913.
2. This Colony hereby enters into, adopts and adheres to Agreement
the Agreement set out in the Schedule to this Ordinance. &Tptodn.
3., The preference granted by the said Agreement to the preferentia
goods enumerated in Schedule A to such Agreement, the duf-es on
produce or manufacture of Canada, shall be granted to
similar goods the, proqjflvr manufacture of the United
Kingdom and of Newfoundland.
4. This Ordinance shall not come into operation unless common.
and until the Officer Administering the Government notifies 'n"
by proclamation that it is His Majesty's pleasure not to
Nq. 1 , eciprocity (Canada and Wes.Indies.) 1913.
disallow the same, and thereafter it shall come into opera-
tion upon such day as the Offeier Administering the
Government shall notify by the same or any other
Passed in Council this Twenty-sixth' day of February,
in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine [hundred and
Acting Clerk of the Council.
No. 1. Reciprocity (Canada and West Indies.) 1913.
AGREEMENT BETWEEN CANADA AND CERTAIN OF THE WEST
AGREMsnT entered into this ninth day of April, 1912, by the Government of
His Majesty's Dominion of Canada, represented herein by the Ionourable
George Eulas Foster, Minister of Trade and Commerce. the Honourable
William Thomas White, Minister of Finance, and the Honourable John
Dowsley Reid, Minister of Customs;
the Governments of !-
Trindad, represented herein by HenryBarclay Walcott, Collectorof Customs;
British Guiana, represented herein by John Molntosh Reid, Comptroller of
Barbados,represented herein by Dr. William Kelman Chandler, L.L.D., CM.G.,
Master m Chancery;
St. Lucii, represented herein by Edward John Cameron, C.M.G., Adminis-
trator of the Colony;
St. Vincent, represented herein by Francis William Griffith, Supervisor of
Antigua, represented herein by William Douglas Aunhinleek, I.S.O., Auditor-
St. Kitts, represented hlereinby Thomas Laurence Raxburgh, C.M.G.,Admin.
istrator of the Presidency ;
Dominica, represented herein by William Henry Porter, I.S.O., Treasurer;
Monteerrat, represented herein by Lieutenant.Colonel Wilfred Bennett
Da vidson-Houston, C.M.G., Commissioner of the Presidency.
It is agree between the Government of the Dominion and the Govern-
ments of the above-mentioned Colonies severally that:
1. On all goods enumerated in Schedule A, being the produce or manufactmre
of Canada, imported into any of the above-mentioned Colonies, the duties of
Custmns shall not at any time bo more than four-filths of the duties imposed in
the Colony on similar goods when imported from any foreign country; provided
that on flour the preference in favour of Canada shall not at any time be less bhan
J2 cents per 100 lbs.
2. On all goods emnmerated in Schedule B, being the produce or manufacture
of any of the above-mentioned Colonies, imported into the Dominion of Canada,
the duties of Customs shall not at any time be more than four-fifths of the duties
imposed on similar goods when imported from any foreign country; provided (a)
that on raw sugar not above No. 16, Dutch standard, in colour, and molasses
testing over 66 degrees and not over 7G degrees by the polariscope, the preference
in favour of the Colony shall not at any time be less than 41 cents per 100 lbs.,
and for each additional degree over 75 degrees the preference shall not be less than
I cent per 100 lbs.
(b.) On all goods enumerated in Schedule C her,'to, being the produce or
manufacture of any o a t .e above-mentioned Colonie,, mporbLd into the Donnumon
of Canada there shall be no duties of Customs, but on the lika. oos,'wLhn
imported from any foreign country, the duties of Customs shall not bh lcs Lhian
those therein set out,
No. ]. Reciprocity (Canada and West Indies.) 1913.
Done at Obtawa this ninth day of April in the year of Our Lord one
thousand nine hundred and twelve.
GEOR o E. FOSTfi, Canada.
J. D. REnD, Canada.
W. T. WHrTE, Canada.
(Per GEORnE H. PeRLEY, Acting Minister.)
EnWAeD J. CAM, ON, St. Lucia.
J. M. REID, British Guiana.
H. B. WALCOTT, Trinidad.
W. K. CHANDLER, Barbados.
FRANCIS W. GIFeTsT, St. Vincent.
W. H. PORTER, Do1nimoa.
WVILFRED B DAVIDSON-HOUSTON, Montserrat.
W. D. AUCIIINLEC, Antigua.
T. LAURENCE ROXBURGH, St. Kitts-Nevis.
Schedule of Canadian goods to enjoy the benefits of the Customs Proferential
Tariff when imported into the Colony:-
Fish, dried, salted, or smoked.
Meats, salted or cured.
Meats, tresh, and poultry deadly .
Rolled oats and oatmeal.
Bran and pollard.
Bread and biscuits of all kinds.
Beans and peas, whole or split.
Horses, cows, oxen, bulls, sheep, swine, and poultry (living).
Brooms and brushes.
Boots, shoes, and slippers.
Agricultural machinery and implements of all kinds.
Iron and steel nails, spikes, rivets, and clinches.
Wire (including barbed wire), woven wire fencing, and metal gates,
Machinery (including motor and other engines), steam boilers, electric
machinery, and electric dental appliances of all kinds,
Vehicles, including automobiles and motor cars.
Manufacture, of india-rubber.
Paints, colours, and varnishes,
Paper of all kinds and manufactures of paper.
Vegetables of all kinds, including potatoes, onions, and canned vegetables.
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House, office, cabinet, or store furniture of wood, iron, or other material;
includmg cash registers, coffins, caskets, casket robes and linings, and
Planks, boards, deals, joists, scantlings, shingles, hooks, staves, and
Door. , sashes, and blinds,
Ioc.nos and organs.
Trunks, valises, travelling and tool bags, and baskets of all kinds.
Glas. bottles, lamps, lamp chimneys, and table glassware.
Nickel-plated, gilt, or electroplated ware.
Linseed oil cake and linseed oil cake meal.
Canned and bottled fruits.
Schedule of West Indian products to enjoy the bonolfis of the Customs
Profcrlontial Tariff when imported into Canada-
Sngnr, molasses and syrups.
Shredded sugar cane.
Fresh fruits of all kinds.
Asphalt and manjak.
Cotton, raw, cotton seed, and cotton seed meal.
Cotton seed oil.
IUce, uneleaned, rice cleaned, and rice flour and rice meal and rice bran.
Oils, coal and kerosine, distilled, purified or refined petroleum.
Copra and coconut oil.
liubber, raw, and balata.
Logwood and logwood extract.
'mutle shell, mnmanufacturod.
Singer, nutmegs, and spices, unground.
Ne getables, fresh, of all kinds.
Tapioca and cassava.
Tapioca and cassava flour.
UIoney and beeswax.
Oils, essential, including bay oil and otto of limes.
Tamiarinds, fresh or preserved.
Cattle food containing molasses,
Pea nuts and kola nuts.
Timnbtr or lumber of wood not further manufactured than sawn or split.
Reciprocity (Canada and West Indies.)
Timber or lumber of wood, dressed.
Lime juice, fruit syrups, and fruit juices, non-alcoholic.
Goods. Duty whem Imported from any
Cocoa beans, not roasted, crashed or Not less than 75M. per 100 poundB.
fAme juice, row and concentrated, not Not less than 5e. per gallon.
Limes, fresh. Nob less than 10 per cent. ad valorem.