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Reimporta: SEC. 18. That goods, fruits, and articles of the Philippine products pine Islands exported abroad and reimported, owing to duty.

their not having been sold at the place of destination, Proviso.et shall be exempt from the payment of duty: Provided,

always, That they are inclosed in the same packages and bear the same marks, and that they are accompanied by certificates of the consular officer, or, if there be none, of the local authority, stating that the goods, produce, or effects of the country are reimported for the above-stated

reason. A baca ex- Abaca, raw, is exempt from the production of the afore

said certificate. Additional Sec. 19. That the following articles may likewise be

imported free of duty:

(a) Paintings which are works of art, and have been exported with a custom-house certificate, provided that their identity is established to the satisfaction of the customs authorities.

(b) Books, when, on their exportation, the number of the copies, the title of the work, and the name of the publisher have been stated in the export certificate.

(c) Copper coins returned from foreign countries, if, on examination, it appears that they have been coined legitimately.

(d) Articles returned from foreign exhibitions.

(e) Articles of the Philippine Islands returned from foreign countries, the entry of which was prohibited at

the place of destination. Repeal of ex- SEC. 20. That all existing decrees, laws, regulations, or isting decrees, orders, so far as the same are inconsistent with the provi

sions of this Act, and the tariff and duties, rules and regulations hereby enacted, are to that extent repealed, such repeal to take effect at the time when said tariff and

duties shall go into force and effect: Provided, That nothAnte, p. 689.

'ing in this Act shall be construed to repeal or modify any of the provisions of an Act relating to the Philippine Islands approved February sixth, nineteen hundred and

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not affected.

Prior acts Nothing in this section contained shall in any way

affect any legal proceeding that has been or may be lawfully commenced at any time by reason of any act or omission done cr committed before the date, upon which this Act goes into force and effect.

SEC. 21. That the index and repertory hereto attached are not an integral part of the tariff law and shall not be

construed to alter or change the same in any way. Consular in- SEC. 22. That the entry of all importations at the ports

of the Philippine Islands made subsequent to a period of sixty days from the date this revised tariff goes into force and effect, of goods, wares, and merchandise from countries other than the United States, when the value of such importation exceeds one hundred dollars, shall be accom

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panied by a consular invoice similar to that required for goods imported into the United States from foreign countries and executed as required for importations into the United States; and when brought into the Philippine Islands from the United States, such importations shall be accompanied by an invoice similar in form to the consular invoices required for importations into the United States, but in lieu of execution by a consul of the United States, such invoices shall be sworn to before a United States commissioner, collector of customs, or deputy collector of customs.

Sec. 23. That where imported materials on which Drawbacks duties have been paid are used in the manufacture or pro- materials if exduction of articles manufactured or produced in the Phil- ported. ippine Islands, there shall be allowed on the exportation of such articles a drawback equal in amount to the duties paid on the materials used, less one per centum of such duties: Provided, That when the articles exported are Provisos. made in part from domestic materials the imported ma- in part of doterials, or the parts of the articles made from such materials, shall so appear in the completed articles that the quantity or measure thereof may be ascertained: And provided further, That the drawback on any article Existing allowed under existing law shall be continued at the rate herein provided. That the imported materials used in , Payment of the manufacture or production of articles entitled to drawback of customs duties when exported shall, in all cases where drawback of duties paid on such materials is claimed, be identified, the quantity of such materials used and the amount of duties paid thereon shall be ascertained, the facts of the manufacture or production of such articles in the Philippine Islands and their exportation therefrom shall be determined, and the drawback due thereon shall be paid to the manufacturer, producer, or exporter, to the agent of either or to the person to whom such manufacturer, producer, exporter, or agent shall in writing order such drawback paid, under such regulations as the governor-general shall prescribe.

Sec. 24. That this Act shall be known and referred to Title of act. as the Philippine tariff revision law of nineteen hundred and five.

Sec. 25. That this Act shall take effect sixty days after Efect. its passage.

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| PUBLIC_NO. 27.1 AN ACT To amend an Act entitled “An Act to revise and amend the tariff laws of the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes," approved March third, nineteen hundred and five.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembledThat the Act entitled “ An Act to revise and amend the tariff laws of the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes," approved March third, nine- , teen hundred and five, be, and is hereby, amended as follows:

Under “Class IV, cotton and its manufactures, group three, textiles,” Rule B and paragraphs one hundred and seventeen, one hundred and eighteen, one hundred and nineteen, one hundred and

twenty, and one hundred and twenty-three of said Act are hereby amended to read as follows:

“Rule B. Articles included in this group, which are within the undermentioned conditions, shall be liable to the following surtaxes (see rules two to twelve, inclusive):

“ (a) Textile brochés, or woven like brocades with silk or floss silk, shall be liable to the duties leviable thereon, plus a surtax of fifteen per centum.

“ (b) Textiles embroidered by hand or by machine after weaving or with application of trimmings shall be liable to the duties leviable thereon, plus a surtax of thirty per centum.

“ Should the embroidery contain threads, purl, or spangles of common metal or of silver the surtax shall amount to sixty per centum of the duties applicable to the textile.

“ When the threads, purl, or spangles are of gold the surtax shall be one hundred per centum.

“ (C) Textiles and trimmings containing threads or purl of common metals or silver shall be liable to a surtax of fifty per centum of the duties leviable thereon.

“ When the threads or purl are of gold the surtax shall amount to one hundred per centum.

“(d) Textiles entirely or partially made up into sacks shall be liable to the duties applicable thereto, plus à surtax of fifteen per centum.

“Shawls called 'mantones' and 'panalones,' traveling rugs, sarongs, patadeones, counterpanes, sheets, towels, tablecloths and napkins, mantles, veils, shawls, hemmed fichus and handkerchiefs shall, for the making up, be liable to a surtax of thirty per centum of the duties leviable thereon.

“ Other made-up articles, wearing apparel and clothing of all kinds, except corsets and the articles provided for in paragraph one hundred and twenty-five, finished, half finished, cut, or simply basted, shall, for their total weight, be liable to the duties leviable on the principal component textile on their most visible exterior part, plus a surtax of one hundred per centum.

“ Textiles having a false selvage, on either one or both sides, shall be considered as goods improved in condition, and shall be liable, as the textile, to the duties leviable thereon, plus an additional surtax of one hundred per centum. This provision applies to all cotton fabrics.

NOTE.—By a false selvage shall be understood an edge obtained by cutting, ripping, tearing, or otherwise splitting the textile in the direction of the warp.

“ 117. Textiles, plain and without figures, napped or not, weighing ten kilos or more per one hundred square meters, unbleached, bleached, or dyed; and

“ Textiles, plain or without figures, stamped or printed, napped or not, measuring not over sixty-five centimeters in width, weighing eight kilos or more per one hundred square meters; and

" Textiles, plain and without figures, not stamped or printed, whatever be their width, weighing eight kilos or more per one hundred square meters, having

(a) Up to eighteen threads, N. W., kilo, ten cents.

“ (b) From nineteen to thirty-one threads, N. W., kilo, fourteen cents.

“ (c) From thirty-two to thirty-four threads, N. W., kilo, eighteen cents.

“ (d) From thirty-five to thirty-eight threads, N. W., kilo, twenty-four cents.

“(e) From thirty-nine to fourty-four threads, N. W., kilo twenty-eight cents.

“ (f) Forty-five threads or more, N. W., kilo, thirty-two cents.

“(g) The same textiles, stamped, printed, or manufactured with dyed yarns, dutiable as the textile, with a surtax of thirty per centum.

NOTE.—Textiles woven with a colored yarn on the selvage or with a colored selvage stripe not exceeding two millimeters in width shall not be considered as manufactured with dyed yarns.

"118. Other textiles, plain and without figures, napped or not, weighing less than ten kilos per one hundred square meters, unbleached, bleached, or dyed, having

“(a) Up to eighteen threads, N. W., kilo, eighteen cents.

“(b) From nineteen to thirty-one threads, N. W., kilo, twentyseven cents.

"(c) From thirty-two to thirty-four threads, N. W., kilo, thirtytwo cents.

(d) From thirty-five to thirty-eight threads, N. W., kilo, thirtysix cents.

“(e) From thirty-nine to forty-four threads, N. W., kilo, forty cents.

“(f) Forty-five threads or more, N. W., kilo, fifty cents.

"(g) The same textiles, stamped, printed, or manufactured with dyed yarns, dutiable as the textile, with a surtax of forty per centum.

“ 119. Textiles, twilled or figured on the loom, napped or not, weighing ten kilos or more per one hundred square meters, unbleached, bleached, or dyed, having

“(a) Up to eighteen threads, N. W., kilo, fourteen cents. (b) From nineteen to thirty-one threads, N. W., kilo, eighteen cents.

"(c) From thirty-two to thiry-four threads, N. W., kilo, twentytwo cents.

"(d) From thirty-five to thirty-eight threads, N. W., kilo, twentysix cents.

(e) From thirty-nine to forty-four threads, N. W., kilo, 'thirty cents.

“(f) Forty-five threads or more, N. W., kilo, thirty-eight cents.

(g) The same textiles, stamped, printed, or manufactured with dyed yarns, dutiable as the textile, with a surtax of thirty per centum. "

NOTE.--Textiles woven with a colored yarn on the selvage or with a colored selvage stripe not exceeding two millimeters in width shall not be considered as manufactured with dyed yarn.

“ 120. Textiles, twilled or figured on the loom, napped or not, weighing less than ten kilos per one hundred square meters, unbleached, bleached, or dyed, having

“(a) Up to eighteen threads, N. W., kilo, twenty cents.

"(b) From nineteen to thirty-one threads, N. W., kilo, twentynine cents.

"(c) From thirty-two to thirty-four threads, N. W., kilo, thirtyeight cents.

“(d) From thirty-five to thirty-eight threads, N. W., kilo, fortyfour cents.

“(e) From thirty-nine to forty-four threads, N. W., kilo, fifty cents.

“(f) Forty-five threads or more, N. W., kilo, fifty-eight cents.

“(g) The same textiles, stamped, printed, or manufactured with dyed yarns, dutiable as the textile, with a surtax of forty per centum.

“ 123. Carded textiles, in blankets and other articles :

“(a) Unbleached, half bleached, or manufactured with dyed yarns, where the number of dyed yarn threads, counted in the warp and weft, does not exceed one-fifth of the total number of threads composing the textile, N. W., kilo, eight cents.

(b) Bleached, dyed in the piece, or manufactured with dyed yarns where the number of dyed yarn threads, counted in the warp and weft, does not exceed one-half of the total number of threads composing the textile, N. W., kilo, fourteen cents.

"(c) Stamped, printed, or manufactured with dyed yarns, where the number of dyed yarn threads exceeds one-half of the total number of threads composing the textile, N. W., kilo twenty cents.”

NOTE.—Blankets, single or in pairs, hemmed or bound, shall be liable to a surtax of thirty per centum of the duties leviable thereon.

SEC. 2. That paragraphs two hundred and twenty-three and two hundred and twenty-five of said Act are hereby amended to read as follows:

“ 223. Shoes or gaiters of calfskin, kid, and similar leather, with elastic or buttons or for lacing :

"(a) For men, size numbered five and one-half or larger, per pair, thirty cents;

"(b) For boys, smaller than size numbered five and one-half, per pair, twenty cents;

"(c) For women, size numbered two and one-half or larger, per pair, twenty-five cents ;

“(d) For girls, smaller than size numbered two and one-half, per pair, twenty cents;

“(e) For babies, per pair, five cents.
“ 225. Other boots and shoes, fancy, per pair, fifty cents.
Other boots and shoes not specifically provided for,

“(a) For men, size numbered five and one-half or larger, per pair, thirty cents;

“(b) For boys, smaller than size numbered five and one-half, per pair, twenty cents;

"(c) For women, size numbered two and one-half or larger, per pair, twenty-five cents;

"(d) For girls, smaller than size numbered two and one-half, per pair, twenty cents;

(e) For babies, per pair, five cents."

SEC. 3. That paragraph four hundred and two of said Act is hereby amended to read as follows: - “ 402. (opra, fresh or dried, one hundred kilos, ten cents."

SEC. 4. That all merchandise actually in transit, or in any bonded warehouse of the Philippine Islands, at the time of the passage of this Act, may, for a period of sixty days thereafter, be entered at the rate of duty provided by law existing prior to the passage of this Act.

Approved, February 26, 1906.

Mar. 3, 1905. CHAP. 1481.–An Act Making appropriations for the naval [H. R. 18467.) service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred [Public, No. and six, iind for other purposes.

214.] 33 Stats. L.

... (Naval Station, Cavite, P. I.; Naval Station, Olongapo, pt. 1, p. 1092. P. I.; For repairs of barracks, Marine Corps, P. I., See

pp. 69–71.)

Mar. 3, 1905. CHAP. 1483.–An Act making appropriations for sundry civil TH, R. 18903.) expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thir[Public, No. tieth, nineteen hundred and six, and for other purposes.

216.] 33 Stats. I

S. L.. (Bringing home remains of officers, soldiers, and civilpt. 1, p. 1156. ian employees of the Army, Arrears and allowances of

officers and men. See p. 72.)

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