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381. Lithographs, posters, calendars, and folders for ad
vertising purposes only, having no commercial
value and designed for free public distribution. 382. (a) Spanish scientific, literary, and artistic works,
not subversive of public order, imported un-
een hundred and ninety eight;
like published periodicals, Bibles, and school-
loids or salts of cinchona bark, in pills or otherwise.
ARTICLES FREE OF DUTY, SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS.
385. Supplies imported by the United States Government Free-list arti
for its use or that of its subordinate branches, or conditions. by the insular government for its use or that of its
subordinate branches. 386. Wearing apparel, toilet objects and articles for per- Travelers'
fession and position.
sonal use, brought by citizens or inhabitants
lector of customs.
essary by them.
leries, or art schools; when due proof is given as to
388. Archæological and numismatical objects for public
museums, academies, and scientific and artistic cor
porations, on proof of their destination. 389. Specimens and collections of mineralogy, botany, zo
ology, and ethnology, and small models for public museums, public schools, academies, and scientific and artistic corporations, on proof of their desti
nation. 390. (a) Philosophical, historical, economic, and scien
tific books, apparatus, utensils, instruments, and preparations, including packing, packages, and receptacles thereof, specially imported in good faith and for the use and by the order of any society or institution incorporated or established solely for philosophical, educational, scientific, or literary purposes, or for the encouragement of the fine arts, or for the use and by order of any college, academy, school, or seminary of learning in the Philippine Islands, or of any public library, and not for sale or hire, subject to such regulations as may be prescribed by the collector of customs of the islands; and the provisions of this paragraph in respect to books shall apply also to any individual importing not exceeding two copies of any one work for his own use and not for sale or
hire. (b) Books and music in raised print, used exclu
sively by the blind. Noncompli
If the regulations in each case are not complied with, or if the examination is not entirely satisfactory, the exemption shall be annulled, and the duties stipulated in the tariff shall be collected.
ance with regulations.
ARTICLES FRÈE OF DUTY SUBJECT TO THE FORMALITIES PRE
SCRIBED IN EACH CASE BY THE CUSTOMS AUTHORITIES.
a n d
391. Casks, sacks, and large metal receptacles in use as
immediate containers of dutiable imported commodities, when such receptacles are to be re
exported. other equip
392. Carriages, trained animals, portable theaters, circus
equipments, panoramas, wax figures, and other similar objects for public entertainment, imported
temporarily. Household 393. Used household furniture of persons coming to settle
in the Philippine Islands, including such articles, effects, and furnishings as pictures, books, pianos, organs, chinaware, and kitchen utensils, in quantities and of the class suitable to the rank and position of the persons bringing the same and intended for their own use and benefit and not for barter or
sale: Provided, That they have all been used by Provisos said persons for more than one year; that they are more than a brought within a reasonable time after the arrival year. of the owners, in the discretion of the collector of customs: Ind provided further, That satisfactory Restrictions. evidence be produced that such persons are actually coming to settle in the Philippine Islands; that the change of residence is bona fide, and that the privilege of free entry under this paragraph has never been previously granted to them: And provided Exceptions. further, That if such persons are coming to the Philippine Islands from the United States and are citizens thereof, the period of one year specified in the first proviso of this paragraph shall not be effective. Officers of the United States Army, Navy, and Marine Corps and religious missionaries taking stations in the islands shall be given the same privileges granted to other persons in this article: And provided further, That all articles of professional Personal ef: equipment, wearing apparel, and household goods States Army belonging to officers of the United States Army, Navy, and Marine Corps, officers of the Philippine government, and religious missionaries who are citizens of the United States, imported from the United States for their personal use and benefit and not for barter or sale, may be entered free of duty on the personal certificate of such person that they fulfill the above conditions: Provided, how- United States ever, That United States Government vessels, vessels. whether transports of the Army or naval vessels, Inspection, . when coming from the United States or a foreign port to the ports of the Philippine Islands, shall be subject to the same inspection by customs officers of the Philippine government, for the purpose of determining whether they have on board articles or merchandise dutiable under the laws of the Philippine Islands, as such United States Government vessels are subject to by customs officers of the United States Government when such vessels enter ports of the United States from foreign countries for the purpose of determining whether such vessels have on board articles or merchandise dutiable under the laws of the United States. (b) Vessels for communion or other sacred pur
poses, vestments, relics, jewels, candelabra, and other articles belonging to any church and used solely for religious ceremonial purposes in and about an altar of a church, or worn by priests or ministers of religion, for such purposes, if such articles were in the Philippines Islands, and were removed therefrom before July first, nineteen hundred and two, to avoid the danger
Articles for sacred purposes.
of robbery or depredation; but such articles are to be admitted without duty only after the governor-general shall be satisfied by evidence produced that the articles presented for admission free are within the foregoing description and shall certify the fact to the collector of customs for the Phil
ippine Islands. Exhibits, etc. 394. Foreign articles destined to exhibitions held in the
Philippine Islands, under such rules, regulations, and conditions as may be prescribed by the Phil
ippine Commission. 395. Submarine telegraph cables. 396. Pumps, intended for the salvage of vessels, imported
temporarily. 397. Parts of machinery, pieces of metal, and wood im
ported for the repair of foreign vessels which have entered ports of the Philippine Islands through stress of weather.
Rates of ex Sec. 13. That on the following products of the Phil-
levied and collected on the gross weight thereof export
hundred kilos, two and one-half cents. 401. Sugar, one hundred kilos, five cents. * 402. Cocoanuts, fresh and dried (copra), one hundred
kilos, ten cents. 403. Tobacco, manufactured, of all kinds and whatever
origin, one hundred kilos, one dollar and fifty
cents. 404. Tobacco, raw, grown in the provinces of Cagayan,
Isabela, and Nueva Vizcaya (Luzon Island), one
hundred kilos, one dollar and fifty cents. 405. Tobacco, raw, grown in the Visayas and Mindanao,
Island, one hundred kilos, one dollar. 406. Tobacco, raw, grown in other provinces of the archi
pelago, one hundred kilos, seventy-five cents.
Certificates of origin of raw tobacco may be required by the customs authorities when proof of the place of production is necessary:
Provided, That the rates of duty levied, colexport duties lected, and paid upon products of the Philippine when imported Islands coming into the United States shall be less into United
any export duty or taxes levied, collected, and paid
*Amended, see note, page 208.
thereon upon the shipment thereof from the Phil-
Sec. 14. That at all ports or places in the Philippine Ton n a ge Islands there shall be levied the following navigation and dues. port charges: On the entry of a vessel from a port or place not in the Philippine Islands a duty of six cents per ton, not to exceed thirty cents per net ton per annum, as expressed in her national certificate of registry.
On the entry of a vessel from a port or place not in the Philippine Islands lading or discharging cargo which is less than the net tonnage of the vessel, dues of twenty cents per thousand kilograms may be imposed, at the option of the master or consignor or consignee of the cargo, in lieu of the tonnage tax above prescribed.
On the entry of a vessel only to discharge or take on board passengers and their baggage, the tonnage tax above prescribed shall not be imposed.
Sec. 15. That the following shall be exempt from ton- Exemptions.
A vessel belonging to or employed in the service of the
A vessel of a foreign government not engaged in trade.
A yacht belonging to an organized yacht club of the United States or of a foreign nation which imposes no tonnage or equivalent taxes on American yachts.
Sec. 16. That there shall be levied and collected upon charges
, etc.. goods of all kinds exported through the ports of entry on exports. of the Philippine Islands a duty of seventy-five cents per gross ton of one thousand kilos, as a charge for wharfage and for harbor dues, whatever be the port of destination or nationality of the exporting vessel.
SEC. 17. That merchandise imported, exported, or Exemptions. shipped in transit for the use of the Government of the United States or of that of the Philippine Islands, including coal, shall be exempt from wharf charges.