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(d) Table of navigation fees. These fee numbers are to be cited to the exclusion of all former lists.
Description of services
1 Entry of vessel, including American, from foreign port (R. 8.
2654, U. S.C., title 19, sec. 58):
Less than 100 tons net.
100 tons net and over. 2 Clearance of vessel, including American, to foreign port (R. S.
2054, U.S.C., title 19, sec. 58):
Less than 100 tons net...
100 tons net and over. 3 Permit to foreign vessel to proceed from district to district, and
receiving the manifest (R. S. 4381, 4382, U.S.C., title 46, secs.
329 and 330).--4 Receiving manifest of foreign vessel on arrival from another dis
trict, and granting & permit to unlade (R. 8. 4381, 4382, U.S.C.,
title 46, secs. 329 and 330). 6 Post entry on manifest (R. S. 2654 U. 8. C., title 19, sec, 58; and
R. S. 4382, U. 8. C., title 46, sec. 330)
sels, including American (R. 8. 4186, U. 8. C., title 46, sec.
All vessels not having dutiable merchandise on board. 7 Changing name of vessel:
Less than 100 tons gross.
(Act Feb. 19, 1920, U. 8. C., title 46, sec. 53; Commerce
claim of lien on vessel covered by preferred mortgage or certifi-
I, U.S.C., title 46, sec. 927,--
U.S. C., title 46, secs. 329, 330)...
Fee 1 should be collected at the first port of entry only. This fee should not be collected from a vessel entering at 8 port on the northern northeastern or northwestern frontier otherwise than by sea.
Fee 2 should be collected at the port from which a vessel clears for a foreign country. Ifa foreign vessel proceeds from New York to La Guaira, Venezuela, via San Juan, Porto Rico, with foreign cargo for both ports, fee 3 would be collected at New York and fee 4 at San Juan and whether the vessel be American or foreign fee 2 would be collected on clear. ing from San Juan. This fee should not be collected from a vessel clearing from a port on the northern, northeastern, or northwestern frontier otherwise than by sea.
Fee 3 should be collected for granting a permit (Commerce Cat. 1385 or 1386) to a foreign vessel to proceed to another customs district, but not for a permit to a port in the same district.
Fee 4 should be collected for receiving manifest of a foreign vessel arriving from another customs district, but not on arriving from another port in the same district.
Fee 6 should be collected at the first port only at which entry is made of any vessel from a foreign port, whether with dutiable or nondutiable merchandise, or in ballast. This fee should not be collected on entry coastwise.
Feo 7 should be collected when the application is approved.
Fee 8 is 20 cents for each folio of 100 words, with a minimum charge of $1. No charge should be made for less than 100 words in excess of the minimum number of 600; thus, the charge for 599 words is $1 and for 600 words is $1.20. See Department Circular No. 283, par. 23, for the method of computing the number of words,
Fee 9 is collected principally from vessels in the Alaska trade.
Barber , Schell.
Fee 10 should be collected from foreign vessels only.
Fee 11 should be collected for each copy whether certified or not, of any official document, including marine document, furnished to any person other than a Government officer.
NOTE.-No fee should be collected for admeasuring a vessel for a certificate of record (Commerce Cat. 1316) nor for a Panama Canal tonnage certificate.
(e) The phrase "or other official certificate" as used in section 2654, Revised Statutes (U. S. C., title 19, sec. 58), is held to embrace a certificate requiring the collector's official signature, required by and given to a merchant or his agent, and not simply a memorandum between officers for the convenience or security of the United States.
(1) For vessels not required to be documented see Chapter II.
(g) For vessels not required to be entered see article 106.
(h) United States Code, title 19, section 288: : Enrolled or licensed vessels engaged in the foreign and coasting trade on the northern, northeastern, and northwestern frontiers of the United States, departing from or arriving at a port in one district to or from a port in another district, and also touching at intermediate foreign ports, shall not thereby become liable to the payment of entry and clearance fees, as if from or to foreign ports; but such vessels shall, nothwithstanding, be required to enter and clear. (R. S. sec. 2793.)
(i) United States Code, title 46, section 334:
All vessels subject to enrollment or license shall be liable to the payment of the fees established by law for services of customs officers incident thereto. (R. S. sec. 4384.)
6) United States Code, title 46, section 100:
Previous to a clearance being granted to any vessel, outward bound, the legal fees which shall have accrued on such vessel shall be paid at the offices where such fees are respectively payable; and receipts for the same shall be produced to the collector or other officer whose duty it may be to grant clearances, before a clearance is granted. (R. S. sec. 4206.)
Art. 209. Table of fees to be posted-Receipts to be given-Penalty.—United States Code, title 19; section 59.
Every collector, comptroller, and surveyor shall cause to be affixed, and constantly kept in some public and conspicuous place of his office, a fair table of the rates of fees
demandable by law, and shall give a receipt for the fees received by him, specifying the particulars whenever required to do so; and for every failure so to do, he shall be liable to a penalty of $100, recoverable to the use of the informer. (R. S. sec. 2635.)
VESSELS TRADING WITH CONTIGUOUS COUNTRIES
Art. 210. Report-Manifest—Penalty.-(a) Tariff act of 1930, section 459:
The master of any vessel of less than five net tons carrying merchandise and the person in charge of any vehicle arriving in the United States from contiguous country, shall immediately report his arrival to the customs officer at the port of entry or customhouse which shall be nearest to the place at which such vessel or vehicle shall cross the boundary line or shall enter the territorial waters of the United States, and if such vessel or vehicle have on board any merchandise, shall produce to such customs officer a manifest as required by law, and no such vessel or vehicle shall proceed farther inland nor shall discharge or land any merchandise, passengers, or baggage without receiving a permit therefor from such customs officer. The master of any such vessel, or the person in charge of any such vehicle who fails to report arrival in the United States as required by the provisions of this section shall be subject to a fine of $100 for each offense. If any merchandise or baggage is unladen or discharged from any such vessel or vehicle without a permit therefor, the
same, together with the vessel or vehicle in which imported, shall be subject to forfeiture; and if any passenger is unladen or discharged from any such vessel or vehicle without
a permit therefor the master of such vessel or the person in charge of such vehicle shall be liable to a penalty of $500 for each such passenger so unladen or discharged.
(6) Tariff act of 1930, section 460: If any merchandise is imported or brought into the United States in any vessel or vehicle from a contiguous country without being so reported to the collector, or in case of the neglect or failure of the master of the vessel or the person in charge of the vehicle to file & manifest therefor, such merchandise and the vessel or vehicle shall be subject to forfeiture and the master of such vessel or the person in charge of such vehicle shall be liable to a penalty equal to the value of the merchandise imported in such vessel or vehicle which was not reported to the collector or included in the manifest.
(c) In the case of vessels of less than 5 net tons, the manifest shall be in duplicate on customs Form 7533 and shall be sworn to before the collector or other customs officer. authorized to administer oaths. Merchandise shall be entered and baggage declared as required by law. When such vessels have no merchandise, passengers, or baggage on board no report is required.
(d) Vessels of 5 net tons or over arriving from contiguous foreign countries, including such vessels sailing coastwise from a domestic port and touching at a foreign port or ports en route for the purpose of lading or unlading cargo, shall be entered and manifests shall be filed therefor in duplicate on customs Form 7527, in the same manner as in the case of vessels arriving from any other foreign country.
Art. 211. Domestic vessels touching at foreign portsDeparture.-(a) United States Code, title 19, section 293:
Any vessel, on being duly registered in pursuance of the laws of the United States, may engage in trade between one port in the United States and one or more ports within the same, with the privilege of touching at one or more foreign ports during the voyage, and land and take in thereat merchandise, passengers and their baggage, and letters and mails. All vessels shall be furnished by the collectors of the ports at which they shall take in their cargoes in the United States with certified manifests, setting forth the particulars of the cargoes, the marks, number of packages, by whom shipped, to whom consigned, at what port to be delivered; designating such merchandise as is entitled to drawback, or to the privilege of being placed in warehouse; and the masters of such vessels shall, on their arrival at any port of the United States from any foreign port at which such vessel may have touched, as herein provided, conform to the laws providing for the delivery of manifests of cargo and passengers taken on board at such foreign port, and all other laws regulating the report and entry of vessels from foreign ports, and be subject to all the penalties therein prescribed. (R. S. sec. 3126.)
(6) United States Code, title 46, section 258:
Any vessel of the United States, navigating the waters of the northern, northeastern, and northwestern frontiers, otherwise than by sea, shall be enrolled and licensed in such form as other vessels; such enrollment and license shall authorize any such vessel to be employed either in the coasting or foreign trade on such frontiers, and no certificate of registry shall be required for vessels so employed. Such vessels shall be, in every other respect, liable to the regulations and penalties relating to registered and licensed vessels. (R. S. sec. 4318.)
(c) The master of every registered or enrolled and licensed vessel departing for a foreign contiguous country shall be required to clear and file a manifest in duplicate on commerce Form 1374 in the same manner as in the case of a vessel departing for any other foreign country.
(d) The master or owner of every vessel shall file a report at the end of each month or at the end of the season, on commerce Form 1387, with the collector of customs in each customs district in which he has had transactions, showing the whole cargo for domestic ports which he has laden or unladen during the month. These reports should be filed in the customhouse for statistical use.
Art. 212. Foreign vessels-Departure.--Foreign vessels departing for a foreign contiguous country are subject to all the laws and regulations governing the departure of vessels for any other foreign country.
Art. 213. Merchandise arriving in sealed vessels.Merchandise which is not to be unladen at the port of first arrival may be transported to destination in sealed vessels without inspection at the port of first arrival, subject to the conditions set forth in sections 463 and 464 of the tariff act of 1930, and articles 914 to 919 of these regulations.
of 1920, Sec. IV.
Art. 214. Tugs-Ferryboats. For regulations govern-sec. 41
Tariff act of 1922, ing the treatment of tugs and ferryboats, see article 101.
Art. 215. Foreign vessels not to engage in coastwise Art of Oct. 3, trade on frontiers.-Merchant marine act
Subsec. 2, par. J, section 27:
U. 8. C. title 19,
sec. 130; title 46, That no merchandise shall be transported by water, or by land sec. 883. and water, on penalty of forfeiture thereof, between points in the United States, including Districts, Territories, and possessions thereof embraced within the coastwise laws, either directly or via & foreign port, or for any part of the transportation, in any other vessel than a vessel built in and documented under the laws of the United States and owned by persons who are citizens of the United States, or vessels, to which the privilege of engaging in the coastwise trade is extended by sections 18 or 22 of this Act: Provided, That this section shall not apply to merchandise transported between points within the continental United States, excluding Alaska, over through routes heretofore or hereafter recognized by the Interstate Commerce Commission for which routes rate tariffs have been or shall hereafter be filed with said commission when such routes are in part over Canadian rail lines and their own or other connecting water facilities: Provided further, That this section shall not become effective upon the Yukon River until the Alaska Railroad shall be completed and the Shipping Board shall find that proper facilities will be furnished for transportation by persons citizens of the United States for properly handling the traffic.
Art. 216. Sea and saloon stores and supplies of American vessels—Repairs and equipment—Penalty.-(a) Tariff act of 1930, sec. 465:
The master of any vessel of the United States documented to engage in the foreign and coasting trade on the northern, northeastern, and northwestern frontiers shall, upon arrival from a foreign contiguous territory, file with the manifest of such vessel a detailed list of all supplies or other merchandise purchased in such foreign country for use or sale on such vessel, and also a statement of the cost of all repairs to and all equipment taken on board such vessel. * * If any such supplies, merchandise, repairs, or equipment shall not be reported, the master,
or other person having charge of such vessel *
shall be liable to a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $500, or to imprisonment for not more than two years, or both.
(6) The master will make affidavit on customs Form 3415 as to such equipment or repairs as may have been purchased or made, or on customs Form 3417, if none.
(c) Equipment purchased and repairs made in a foreign country are subject to duty, but such duty may be remitted under certain conditions. (See art. 127.)
(d) The master will also make oath before the collector that such supplies listed as “sea stores” are intended for the exclusive use of the vessel. If the quantities thereof be excessive, duties must be paid on the excess.
(e) Supplies listed as "saloon stores,” intended for sale on board the vessel, are dutiable and must be entered as merchandise.