ward, be rendered incapable of holding any office of trust or profit under the United States.
Sec. 30. And be it further enacted,Penalties on swearing falsely.
1790, ch. 9, sec. 18. That if any person or persons shall swear, or affirm to any of the matters, herein required to be verified, knowing the same to be false, such person or persons shall suffer the like pains and penalties, as shall be incurred, by persons committing wilful and corrupt perjury. On counterfeiting, or falsifying enrolment.And if any person or persons shall forge, counterfeit, erase, alter or falsify any enrolment, license, certificate, permit, or other document, mentioned or required in this act, to be granted by any officer of the revenue, such person or persons, so offending, shall forfeit five hundred dollars.
Sec. 31. And be it further enacted,Penalty on obstructing the execution of this act. That if any person or persons shall assault, resist, obstruct, or hinder any officer in the execution of this act, or of any other act or law of the United States, herein mentioned, or of any of the powers or authorities vested in him by this act, or any other act or law, as aforesaid, all and every person and persons so offending, shall, for every such offence, for which no other penalty is particularly provided, forfeit five hundred dollars.
Sec. 32. And be it further enacted,On transferring vessels to foreigners, &c. That if any licensed ship or vessel shall be transferred, in whole or in part, to any person, who is not, at the time of such transfer, a citizen of, and resident within, the United States, or if any such ship or vessel shall be employed in any other trade than that for which she is licensed, or shall be found with a forged or altered license, or one granted for any other ship or vessel, every such ship or vessel, with her tackle, apparel and furniture, and the cargo found on board her, shall be forfeited.
Sec. 33. Provided nevertheless, and be it further enacted,In what cases the lading on board of vessels shall be exempt from forfeiture. That in all cases where the whole or any part of the lading, or cargo, on board any ship or vessel, shall belong bona fide to any person or persons other than the master, owner, or mariners of such ship or vessel, and upon which the duties shall have been previously paid or secured, according to law, shall be exempted from any forfeiture under this act, any thing therein contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
Sec. 34. And be it further enacted,Fees allowed under this act. That the fees and allowances for the several duties and services, to be performed, in virtue of this act, shall be as follow; that is to say:
Fees for admeasuring ships or vessels.For admeasuring every ship or vessel, in order to the enrolment, or licensing and recording the same, if of the burthen of five tons, and less than twenty tons, fifty cents; if of twenty tons, and not exceeding seventy tons, seventy-five cents; if above seventy tons, and not exceeding one hundred tons, one hundred cents; if above one hundred tons, one hundred and fifty cents:
For every certificate of enrolment, fifty cents:
For every endorsement on a certificate of enrolment, twenty cents:
For every license, and granting the same, including the bond, if not exceeding twenty tons, twenty-five cents; if above twenty, and not more than one hundred tons, fifty cents; and if more than one hundred tons, one hundred cents:
For every endorsement on a license, twenty cents:
For certifying manifests, and granting a permit for a licensed vessel to proceed from district to district, twenty-five cents, if less than fifty tons, and if above fifty tons, fifty cents:
For receiving a certified manifest, and granting a permit, on the arrival of such vessel, twenty-five cents, if less than fifty tons, and if above fifty tons, fifty cents:
For certifying manifests, and granting a permit for a registered vessel to proceed from district to district, one hundred and fifty cents:
For receiving a certified manifest, and granting a permit, on the arrival of such registered vessel, one hundred and fifty cents: