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27 VICT. C. 1.
An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain Duties on Goods, Wares and Merchandize, imported into this Colony and its Dependencies.
(Passed 13th April 1864).
May it please Your Majesty:
We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Commons of Newfoundland, in General Assembly convened, towards raising the necessary Revenue to defray Your Majesty's Public Expenses in this Colony, have freely and voluntarily resolved to give and grant unto Your Majesty the Duties hereinafter mentioned; and do therefore beseech Your Majesty that it may be enacted: Be it therefore enacted by the Governor, Legislative Council and Assembly, in Legislative Session convened, as follows:—
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IX. There shall be allowed and paid annually to the following Officers of Her Majesty's Customs in the Colony, hereinafter mentioned, to defray all expenses of remuneration for the collection of the Colonial Revenue, and charges incidental thereto, the sums set opposite the names of the said officers for the period during which this Act shall be in operation, viz:—
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The Collector at Labrador, One Hundred Pounds, and 2½ per cent. on all Duties collected.