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mission of any enclosed^literary or artistic' matter, but % exclusive of .glass in any form. (Name and address of sender may appear on .the cover. - . ' "Postmasters are. not allowed to return any letter to. the-writer or sender, or to any one else, or to delay to its destination according to the address, even though a request to that written tliereon ; as every letter must be delivered to the" person to whom it ia directed) and him alone. ' List of Money Okder Offices in Ney/ • ■ ■ ' . "* ZEAIiANDi . Money Orders may be obtained and made payable at the following offices in the Colony. . of" .*ew Zealand. : '-. , • * . Province ot: Auckland— Auckland, Alexandra, Cambridge, Mongonni, Newcastle, One? hunga, OtahuJiu, . Port Waikato, Raglan, Kusseil, Wangarei. . ■.'■'"■ Province, oi Taranaki -New Plymouth. Province of liawke's Bay- Napier. Province of Wellington — Wellington, Wunganui. ' ." " _. , t ■" - Province of Nelson-^Nelson,' Collingwood, Province of Marlborough — Pieton, Blenheim, Havelock. . '■ ' Province of Canterbury —^Chiistchurch, Lyttelton, Eaiapoi, ■ Timaru, Akaroa, Hokitika, and Greymouth^ . '."■'.- . ..' province of Otago— Dunedin, Arrow River, Balclutha, Clyde, Hamilton's, Manuherikia, Oamaru, Fort Chalmers, Queenstown,' Tokoniairiro, Tuapeka, Waikouaiti, West Taieri. - "Province ol Southland— luvercargill;, Riverton, Campbelltown, ■ And at Money Order Offices in the following Australian Colonies : — New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria; South . Australia, Western Australia, ancl Tasmania. ' ' MONEY ORDER BRANCH. The commission charged on Money Orders is as follows. On the United Kingdom :— . ' '.. • •;. "s. d, For sums not exceeding L 2 - - 1 0 For „ „ L 5 - -20 For „ „ L - '■3 b" For „ .' „ LlO - - 5 0 On Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, and Western Australia :— ' ' . , For sums' not exceeding L 5 - - 10 - For „ „ LlO - - 2 0 -Within Nev/ Zealand : — For suins-not exceeding L 5 • *, 0 6 For ' „ „. LlO - - 10 THE NEW % CUSTOMS TARIFF ACT r \ 18154. ..,-'_ WHEREAS it is expedient to alter the duties of Customs payable on the importation of goods, wares', and merchandise into the Colony of Hew Zealand :— Be it therefore enacted by the General Assembly of New Zealand, in Parliament, assembled, as follows : — 1. The Short Title of this Act shall be the New Customs Duties Act, lS(i4. 2. The duties of Customs chargeable upon goods, wares, arid merchandise imported into the' Colony of New Zealand, shall cease and determine from and after the Bth day of December, ISO 4. .3. From and after the Bth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and sixty -four, in lieu of such duties the following duties of Customs shall be charged on all goods, . wares, and merchandise hereinafter specified, imported iiito the Colony of New Zealand, or cleared from, any warehouse for home consumption, that is to say :— - _ £ s. d. 1. Ale, beer, cider, and perry, in wood — the gallon - - - 0t) 9 Ale, beer, cider, and perry, in bottle—the gallon - - - 0 1 6 2. Cigars and snuff — thelb- - 0 4 0 3. Coffee, chicory, cocoa, and chocolate— the lb - - - 0 0 3 4. Cutlery, hardware, plateware, holloware, and ironmongery of all sorts, and candles and soap of all sorts— the cwt - - 0 4 0 5. -Firearms of every description — each -'-.'-'•" -050 6. Gunpowder— the. lb. - - 0 0-3 7. . -Manufactures of silk, cotton, linen, ancl woollen, and all articles manufactured therefrom ; drapery, haberdashery, hosiery, milinery, furs, hats; boots, shoes, confectionery, /. bottled fruits, -dried fruits, mustard, olive oil, pickles, '':' preserves, sauces) spices, ancl oilmen's stores of all kinds, measuring outside the packages — the cubic foot - - 0 5 0 8. -Spirits, and strong waters of ' ■ ' every kind, sweetened or other- J wise, 'of any strength not exceeding the strength of proof by Syke's hydrometer; and so on in proportion for any greater strength than, the strength of ■ prboc— the gallon -" - - 012 0 9. Sugar, raw and refined, of all kinds, and treacle and molasses — - ". -. 0 0 1 10. Tea—the lb - • - - 0 0 6 11. Tobacco— the lb '.-..- - 0 2 6 12. Wine, in wood, containing less ' than twenty-live per cent of • alcohol, of a specific gravity of 82.5, at the temperature of CO / degrees Fahrenheit's' thermometer— the gallon ■'-•'■ - 0 '4:0 13. Wine, iv bottle, containing less ' ' than twenty -live per" cent' of alcohol of a specific gravity of 82.5, at the temperature of 00 x degrees Fahrenlleit's'' ther- * nionieter — the gallon - - 0 5 0 14. Anchors an d\ chains, and' rod, ' bolt, bar, arid sheet, hoop, arid -pig iron ; and nails, sailcloth, cordage, "twine,'' cotton, yarn, bags, sacks', and woolsacks, spirits of tar and turpentine;, tobacco for sheep wash, nuts of all kinds, powder fit only for • blasting purposes, and all uneuumerated goods, wares, ancl merchandise - ' - > -' Free. A. A drawback of the whole "of such duties shall be allowed for wines intended for the consumption of the officers of -Her Majesty's troops in the Colony of New Zealand, and of " the officers of Her Majesty's navy serving on. board aiiy of Her Majesty's, ships in the seas adjoining thereto, or such wines may be landed on first importation, or delivered out of bond fi'ee of duty, subject in all. cases to such regulations as the Governor shall from time to time prescribe. Provided always', that if 'any siich wines shall be subsequently sold in the said colony, except for the use or consumption of any of Her Majesty's military - or naval officers as aforesaid, the same shall be forfeited and liable to seizure accordingly. 5. All- duties of Customs under this Act shall be charged and paid according to the ' standard imperial weights and measures, and where such, duties- are charged according to any' specific quantity, -\\eigkt, . or size, the same shall be chargeable rateably on any greater or less quantity, \veight,. or size. 6. The duties of the Customs imposed by. this Act shall be raised, levied, collected, and .paid under the provisions' of "The Cus,touis Regulation Act, 1858," and subject also to all sucJi provisions and regulations as may for the time being be nTtorce for the" collection, management, and receipt of the duties of • import in the Colony . of isew .Zealand, , , • • . - . < 7. The " Customs Duties Amendment Act, 18(51," and the "iN-ilitary Supplies {,'ustbnis Act, 1802," shall apply to 'ail duties /'Customs payable under Uiis Act. / '

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4, Grey River Argus, Issue 108, 20 September 1866

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