[1. Resolved that it is expedient to amend Schedule A to the Customs Tariff, 1907, as amended by chapter 15 of the Acts of 1913, and by chapter 26 of the Acts of 1914, and to strike thereout tariff items: 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 43, 44, 45, 66, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 113, 134, 135, 135a, 141, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 150, 151, 152, 156, 159, 160, 161, 162, 168, 220, 248, the several enumerations of goods respectively, and the several rates of duties of Customs, if any, set opposite each of the said items, and to provide that the following items, enumerations and rates of duties be inserted in said schedule A:
Tariff Items. British Preferential Tariff. Intermediate Tariff. General Tariff.21 Cocoa paste or ' liquor ' and chocolate paste or * liquor,' sweetened, in blocks or cakes not less than two pounds in weight per pound. 4 cents. 44 cents. 4J cents.22 Preparations of cocoa or chocolate in powder form 22^ p.c. 271 p.c. 271 P.c.23 Preparations of cocoa or chocolate, n.o.p. and confectionery coated with or containing chocolate, the weight of the wrappings and cartons to be included in the weight for duty per pound 1 cent. 1 cent. 1 cent.and 22J p.c. 35 p.c. 35 p.c.25 Chicory, kiln-dried, roasted or ground, per pound 2 cents. 3 cents. 3 cents.25a Coffee, extract of, n.o.p., and substitutes therefor of all kinds. .. .per pound. 5 cents. 6 cents. 6 cents.26 Coffee, roasted or ground, and all imitations thereof and substitutes therefor, including acorn nuts, n.o.p....per pound. 4 cents. 5 cents. 5 cents.27 Coffee, roasted or ground, when not imported direct from the country of growth and production per pound. 4 cents. 5 cents. 5 cents.and 71 p.c. 10 p.c. 10 p.c.28 Coffee, green, imported direct from the country of growth and production, and green coffee purchased in bond in the United Kingdom per pound. 2J cents , 3 cents. 3 cents.28a Tea imported direct from the country of growth and production, and tea purchased in bond in the United Kingdom Free. Free. Free.29 Coffee, green, n.o.p per pound. 3 cents. 3 cents. 3 cents.and 10 p.c. 10 p.c. 10 p.c.29a Tea, n.o.p
[DOT] [DOT] [DOT] 10 p'.c. 10 p.c. 10 p.c.43 Condensed milk, the weight of the package to be included in the weight for duty, per pound 21 cents. 3S cents. 3| cents.44 Condensed coffee with milk 25 p.c. 35 p.c. 35 p.c.45 Milk foods, n.o.p. ; prepared cereal foods, in packages not exceeding twenty-five pounds weight each 20 p.c. 271 p.c. 271 P.c.66 Biscuits, sweetened 20 p.c. 30 p.tf. 30 p.c.103 Fruits preserved in brandy, or preserved in other spirits, and containing not more than forty per cent of proof spirit in the liquid contents thereof 60 p.c. 60 p.c. 60 p.c.104 Fruits preserved in brandy, or preserved in other spirits, and containing more than forty per cent of proof spirit in the liquid contents thereof per gallon $3.00 $3.00 $3.00and 30 p.c. 30 p.c. 30 p.c.105 Fruits in air-t'ight cans or other air-tight packages, n.o.p., the weight of the cans or other packages to be included in the weight for duty per pound IS cents. 21 cents. 21 cents.106 Jellies, jams, preserves, and condensed mince meats per pound cents. 3S cents. 3S cents.107 Preserved ginger 25 p.c. 35 p.c. 35 p.c.113 Cocoanut, desiccated, sweetened or not, pel 7\ cents. 4} cents. 4 4 cents.
134 All sugar above number sixteen Dutch
standard in colour, and all refined sugars of whatever kinds, grades or standards, testing not more than eighty-eight degrees by the polariscope, per one hundred
And for each additional degree over eighty-eight degrees.. per one hundred pounds. Provided that fractions of five-tenths of a degree or less shall not be subject to duty, and that fractions of more than five-tenths shall be dutiable as a degree.
* Provided that refined sugar shall be entitled to entry under the British Preferential Tariff upon evidence satisfactory to the Minister of Customs that such refined sugar has been manufactured wholly from raw sugar produced in the British colonies and possessions, and not otherwise.
135 Sugar, n.o.p., not above number sixteen
Dutch standard in colour, sugar drainings or pumpings drained in transit, melado or concentrated melado, tank ' bottoms, sugar concrete, and molasses testing over fifty-six degrees and not more than seventy-five degrees by the polariscope per one hundred pounds. And for each additional degree over seventy-five degrees, per one hundred
Provided that fractions of five-tenths of a degree or less shall not be subject to duty, and that fractions of more than five-tenths shall be dutiable as a degree. Provided that all raw sugar, including sugar specified in this item, the pro. duce of any British colony or possession,
shall be entitled to entry under the British Preferential Tariff, when imported direct into Canada from any British country.
Provided that sugar imported under this item shall not be subject to special duty. 135a Raw sugar as described in tariff item 135, when imported to be refined in Canada by Canadian sugar refiners, to the extent of the quantity of sugar refined during the calendar years 1912 and 1913, by such refiners from sugar produced in Canada from Canadian beet-root under regulations by the Minister of Customs, per one hundred pounds, testing not more than seventy-five degrees by the polariscope.. And per one hundred pounds for each additional degree over seventy-five degrees
Provided that sugar imported under this item shall not be subject to special duty.
This item to expire December 31, 1914.
141 Sugar candy and confectionery, n.o.p., including sweetened gums, candied peel, candied pop-corn, candied fruits, candied nuts, flavouring powders, custard powders, jelly powders, sweetmeats, sweetened breads, cakes, pies, puddings and all other confections containing sugar, the weight of the wrappings and cartons to be included in the weight for
duty per pound I
Preferential Intermediate General
Tariff. ' Tariff. Tariff.$1.52 ' $1.93 $1.931 cent. 1% cents. lVs cents.88 cents. $1,111 $1,1112 cent. li cents. li cents.88 cents. 88 cents. 88 cents. [DOT]2 cent. 2 cent. 2 cent.i cent. t cent. J cent.22* p.c. 35 p.c. 35 p.c.
143 Cigars and cigarettes, the weight of cigars
to include bands and ribbons, and the weight of cigarettes to include the papercovering per poundand 144 Cut tobacco per pound.145 Manufactured tobacco, n.o.p., and snuffper pound 146 Ale, beer, porter and stout, when importedin casks or otherwise than in bottle, per gallon 147 Ale, beer, porter and stout, when importedin bottles per gallon.
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known as alcohol, hydrated oxide of ethyl or spirits of wine, n.o.p. ; gin of all kinds, n.o.p.; rum,, whisky and all spirituous or alcoholic liquors, n.o.p.: amyl alcohol or fusel-oil, or any substance known as potato spirit or potato oil; methyl alcohol, wood alcohol, wood naphtha, pyroxylic spirit or any substance known as wood spirit or methylated spirits, absinthe, arrack or palm spirit, brandy, including artificial brandy and imitations of brandy, n.o.p.; cordials and liqueurs of all kinds, n.o.p.; mescal, pulque, rum shrub, Schiedam and other schnapps; tafia, angostura and similar alcoholic bitters or beverages; and wines, n.o.p., containing more than forty per cent of proof spirit . . . .per gallon of the strength of proof
Provided, as to all the goods specified in this item when of less strength than the strength of proof, that no reduction or allowance shall be made in the measurement thereof for duty purposes, below the strength of fifteen per cent under proof.
Provided also, that when the goods specified in this item are of greater strength than the strength of proof, the measurement thereof and the amount of duty payable thereon shall be increased in proportion for any greater strength than the strength of proof.
Provided further, that bottles and flasks and packages of gin, rum, whisky and brandy of all kinds, and imitations thereof, shall be held to contain the following quantities (subject to the provisions for addition or deduction in respect of the degree of strength), viz.:-
Bottles, flasks and packages, containing not more than three-fourths of a gallon per dozen, as three-fourths of a gallon per dozen:
Britsh Preferential Tariff. Intermediate Tariff. General Tariff.$3.50 25 p.c. 65 cents. $3.50 25 p.c. 65 cents. $3.50 25 p.c. 65 cents.60 cents. 60 cents. 60 cents.30 cents. 30 cents. 30 cents.42 cents. 42 cents 42 cents.75 cents. 75 cents. 75 cents.$3.00 30 p.c. $3.00 30 p.c. $3.00 30 p.c.17 h P.c. 22J p.c. 22J p.c.