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The above described baggage has been carefully examined and passed by me, and laden, and the car or compartment sealed, under my personal supervision; and no goods of any kind subject to duty are contained in such baggage except that on which proper exemption has been allowed. Date

U. S. Customs Officer. One copy of this manifest shall be given to the railroad employee in charge of the baggage for delivery by him to the customs officer at the port of first arrival in the United States, and the other copy retained as an office record.

(c) When the customs officer boards the train at the port of first arrival of the baggage, he shall cut the cord on the baggage or remove the seal or seals from the car or compartment, and retain the manifest for his office record. If the officer finds that the seals are not intact or for any other reason believes that the baggage has been tampered with en route to the United States, he shall detain the same for examination.

(d) If the baggage is to reenter foreign contiguous territory before it reaches the final port of entry into the United States, the cord shall be cut or the seal or seals removed by the customs officer at such final port of entry.

(e) No baggage containing merchandise subject to duty in excess of that on which an exemption may be allowed, shall be passed in foreign territory. If in the examination of baggage in foreign territory the customs officer finds any merchandise subject to duty in excess of the exemption which may be allowed, or any circumstances connected therewith affecting the customs revenue, he shall promptly advise the proper customs officer in the United States by such means as may be appropriate. Customs officers in the United States wbo receive such advice from customs officers in foreign territory, should notify the latter as to the action taken as the result of the information furnished.

Art. 223. Domestic baggage through contiguous foreign territory.-(a) Checked baggage of domestic origin in transit from port to port in the United States through contiguous foreign territory may, upon the request of the carrier, be corded and sealed by United States customs officers at ports of exit from the United States with United States customs blue button seals, with a special manifest in the following form on white cardboard 2% by 4% inches in size attached to each piece on the cord back of the seal.

UNITED STATES CUSTOMS

IN TRANSIT BAGGAGE MANIFEST

across

Check No.
This baggage is in transit from

(Port of exit.)
foreign territory to

in the United States. (Port of reentry.) This baggage was corded and sealed by me and laden for transportation as above stated. Date

U. S. Customs Officer. (6) At the final port of reentry into the United States the customs officer who boards the train shall cut the cord and retain the manifest for an office record.

(c) In lieu of cording and sealing, the baggage may be forwarded in a car or compartment sealed with United States customs blue Tyden seals and manifested as in the case of other merchandise in transit through foreign territory. (See art. 233.)

(d) If the customs officer at the port of reentry into the United States finds that the cords and seals are not intact or for any other reason believes that the baggage has been tampered with while outside the United States, he shall detain the same for examination. Otherwise it may be passed without examination.

(e) The customs officer who cords and seals baggage at the port of exit shall keep a record of his action.

f) The provisions of this article shall not apply to domestic hand baggage crossing foreign territory which, upon reentry into the United States, shall be examined in the same manner as baggage of foreign origin, unless exempted therefrom by special authority from the Bureau of Customs.

Art. 224. Weekly invoices for installment shipments. 41836, 42063, 44179. (a) Importations made on different cars or different trains

of the same road and on different days within one week from the date of first arrival for the same consignee, and in the same fiscal year, may be comprised in one invoice, if covered by one order or contract and shipped from one consignor to one consignee. This privilege does not include merchandise for various purchasers consigned to one consignee for entry purposes, as the shipment must not only be from one consignor to one consignee but must also be covered by the same order or contract of sale.

(6) A pro forma invoice shall be filed with each individual entry and, when the merchandise is of a class requiring

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& certified invoice, a bond therefor shall be taken with each individual entry or a charge made against the importer's term bond. At the end of the week a certified invoice for the shipments actually arriving during the week shall be produced, provided the merchandise is of & class requiring it, such certified invoice to state the respective dates of shipment, quantity, and value, and, wherever practicable, car numbers.

(c) Merchandise imported by highway not exceeding T. D.33557, par. 9. $100 in value may be entered on a combined manifest and entry (customs Form 5119). This form of entry may also be accepted for each vehicle or train of vehicles covering incomplete or partial shipment if the value of each separate importation does not exceed $100: Provided, however, That in cases where the total value of an importation when complete will exceed $100 a consular invoice shall be filed with the first entry provided the merchandise is of a class requiring it, and subsequent loads arriving within one week from the first arrival may be entered on extracts therefrom.

Art. 225. Supplies-Report of-Penalty.-(a) Tariff act of 1930, section 465:

* * * The conductor or person in charge of any railway car arriving from a contiguous country shall file with the manifest of such car a detailed list of all supplies or other merchandise purchased in such foreign country for use in the United States.

(6) Report shall be made on customs Form 3415 to cover supplies or merchandise acquired in such foreign country. Customs Form 3417 will be used when no such supplies or merchandise have been acquired in such foreign country. Customs Forms 3415 and 3417 will be modified to meet requirements for vehicles. (c) Tariff act of 1930, section 465:

* If any such supplies, merchandise, repairs, or equipment shall not be reported, the master, conductor, or other person having charge of such vessel or vehicle 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.

(d) Supplies purchased in the United States may be passed free of duty without entry.

Art. 226. Supplies not to be used in United States.— T. D. 24700. Cigars and other merchandise acquired in a foreign country constituting supplies of dining, observation, or buffet cars attached to international trains passing and repassing the boundary line, in order to be exempt from duty, must, upon arrival at the frontier port of the

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United States, be locked or sealed in å separate compartment or locker, which lock or seal must not be broken until the final departure of the train from the United States at the frontier port.

Art. 227. Railway equipment imported for temporary stay-Bond.-(a) Tariff act of 1930, section 308:

The following articles, when not imported for sale or for sale on approval, may be admitted into the United States under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe, without the payment of duty, under bond for their exportation within six months from the date of importation, which period may, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Treasury (whether such articles are imported before or after this section becomes effective), be extended, upon application, for a further period not to exceed six months:

Locomotives, cars, and coaches, and repair equipment belonging to railroads brought temporarily into the United States for the purpose of clearing obstructions, fighting fires, or making emergency repairs on lines the property of railroads within the United States.

(6) The bond shall be taken on customs Form 7563. Applications for the extension of such bonds shall be filed with the collector of customs; should set forth the reason for requesting the extension; should be accompanied by the assent of the sureties to the extension; and should be forwarded to the bureau by the collector with

his recommendation. T. Ds. 9549, Art. 228. Locomotives—Railroad equipment—When 12859, 16258, 17038, 36190, entry required.-(a) Locomotives or other railroad equip36513, 36581

ment on a continuous route crossing the boundary into the United States shall be allowed to proceed to and from the termination in the United States of what is technically known as the "run" without entry or the payment of duty, but such locomotives or railroad equipment shall not be employed for a continuance of the

inward trip unless formally entered and duty paid. Tariff sct of 1930, (6) American-owned locomotives or other railroad par. 1615.

equipment upon which repairs have been made in a foreign country beyond those incidental to the safety of transportation shall be subject to a duty based on the value of the repairs upon reentry into the United States.

(c) Customs officers will seize any locomotives or other railroad equipment used in violation of this regulation as

being imported contrary to law. Tarifi act of 1930, Art. 229. Immediate transportation without appraisesec. 652.

ment.—The provisions of Chapter XVI relating to the immediate transportation without appraisement of merchandise are applicable to merchandise arriving from contiguous foreign territory.

Sec. 484.

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Art. 230. Bills of lading, shipping receipts, etc., used Tariff act of 1930, for entry at frontier ports.-The provisions of article 285, relative to the production at time of entry of evidence of the right to make entry are applicable to ports on the Canadian and Mexican frontiers and should be followed in all cases.

Art. 231. Immigrants' teams- Affidavit - Use. — (a) Tariff act of 1930, paragraph 1607 (free list):

* * * Teams of animals, including their harness and tackle, and the wagons or other vehicles actually

owned by persons emigrating from foreign countries to the United States with their families, and in actual use for the purpose of such emigration, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe; *

(6) A declaration on customs Form 3317 made by the immigrant before a United States consular officer, or before the collector of customs, shall be filed, stating the number and kind of animals, wagons, and other articles that are so used by him for the purpose of emigration, and that the same are actually owned by him and have been in actual use by him abroad and are not intended for sale.

(c) Horses, with their barness, wagons, and other vehicles owned by immigrants and used by them for the transportation of themselves and luggage to a railway station, and then shipped to the United States, where they are again used by such immigrants to reach their destination, are entitled to entry free of duty.

(d) Only such vehicles as are drawn by animals are T. D. 31706. entitled to free entry under paragraph 1607, and automobiles are therefore excluded from the privilege.

(e) Formal entry will be required of such teams, vehicles, and effects valued at more than $100.

MERCHANDISE IN TRANSIT BETWEEN PORTS IN THE
UNITED STATES THROUGH CONTIGUOUS FOREIGN
TERRITORY

Art. 232. Regulations authorized.-Tariff act of 1930, section 554:

With the consent of the proper authorities, imported merchandise, in bond or duty-paid, and products and manufactures of the United States may be transported from one port to another in the United States through contiguous countries, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe, unless such transportation is in violation of section 4347 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, section 27 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1920, or section 588 of this Act.

Art 233. Procedure at port of exit.-(a) Merchandise ID. 41565, 42894, may be transported from one port to another in the

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