Address by the Special Committee of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York

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Page 65 - That it shall be the duty of the appraisers of the United States, and every of them, and every person who shall act as such appraiser, or of the collector, as the case may be, by all reasonable ways and means...
Page 21 - States, familiar with the character and value of the goods in question, to examine and appraise the same, agreeably to the foregoing provisions ; and if they shall disagree, the collector shall decide between them ; and the appraisement thus determined shall be final, and deemed and taken to be the true value of said goods, and the duties shall be levied thereon accordingly...
Page 65 - ... and actual market value or wholesale price of every of them, as the case may require.
Page 29 - ... per cent, and the duties already paid on such entry to be paid to the person entering the same in full satisfaction for such goods or may permit such person on his application for that purpose to amend such entry at such value and on such terms as he may dii-ect and if the Commissioner shall retain such goods he shall and may dispose of them for the benefit of the Crown...
Page 29 - If, upon the examination of any goods entered for duty which are chargeable with duty upon the value thereof, it appears to the collector that such goods are not valued according to the true...
Page 30 - ... per centum of the duty on said article ; and such goods, so taken, the collector shall cause to be sold at public auction, within twenty days from the time of taking the same, in the manner prescribed in this act, and place the proceeds arising from such sale in the Treasury of the United States ; Provided, That the collector or appraiser shall...
Page 29 - Customs shall, within seven days after the detention of such goods, determine either to deliver such goods on the entry of such person, or to retain the same for the use of the Crown, in which latter case they shall cause the value at which the goods were so entered, together with an addi(') Certificates required.
Page 29 - ... or that they are properly chargeable with a higher rate or amount of duty than that to which they would be subject according to the value thereof as...
Page 29 - Commissioner of customs shall within sixty days after the detention of such goods determine either to deliver such goods on the entry of such person or to retain the same for the use of the Crown in which latter case...
Page 65 - ... and whether their contents be dutiable or free, (except such as contain merchandise subject to an ad valorem rate of duty, or to a rate of duty based in whole or in part upon the value thereof, which shall be dutiable at the rate applicable to their contents...

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