June 1649: Act concerning Foreign Salt.

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Acts and Ordinances of the Interregnum, 1642-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1911.

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June, 1649

[12 June, 1649.]

Be it Enacted and Declared, by this present Parliament, and it is Enacted and Declared, by Authority of the same, That all Salt, not made within this Commonwealth of England, or the Dominions thereof, is taken and adjudged to be foreign Salt, and shall pay One Peny upon every Gallon, for Excise, as foreign Salt doth, from this instant Twelfth of June 1649; the same to be paid by the first Buyer: And that the Commissioners of Excise, and their Officers, do take care to receive the same accordingly; any Law, Statute, or Order to the contrary notwithstanding.