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10 SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. l. Ch. I0, ISOOL of the restraints and prohibitionslimposed by this act, in respect to the territories of the French Republic, orlto any island, port or place belonging to the said Republic, with which in his opinion a commercial intercourse may be safely renewed; and also it shall be lawful for the President of the United States, whenever he shall afterwards deem it expedient, to revoke such order, and hereby to re-establish such restraints and prohibitions. And the President of the United States shall be, and he is hereby authorized, to make proclapiatioi;] thefcp apcogdingly. _ How Him- Size. 7, And be it further enacted, hat the w o e o the island of QQ23d;;':? Hispaniola shall for the purposes of this act be considered as a deepenan this gc}; deney of the French Republic: Prqmded, that nothing herein contained shall be deemed to repeal or annul in any part, the order or proclamation of the President of the United States, heretofore issued for permitting commercial intercourse with certain ports of that island, . President may Sec. S. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the }Q:‘;;';;f;‘°5;}; President of the United States, to give instructions to the public armed to stop vlgsgglg vessels of the United States, to stop and examine any ship or vessel of

=}%2¤3¢¤¤ng the United States on the high sea, which there may be reason to suspect

‘ to be engaged in any trafiic or commerce contrary to this act and if - upon examination, it shall appear that such ship or vessel is bbund or sailing to, or from any port or place, contrary to the true intent and meaning of this act, it shall be the duty of the commander of such public armed vessel, to seize every ship or vessel engaged in such illicit commerce, and send the same to the nearest convenient port of the United States, to be there prosecuted in due course of law and held _ liable to the penalties and forfeitures provided by this act. ’ bSP°l;‘:fi2;§c'(‘;:*Y · Sec. 9. And be it farther enacted, That all penalties and forfeitures &,,_ incurred by force of this act, shall, and may be examined, mitigated and remitted in like manner, and under the like conditions, regulations and restrictions, as are prescribed, authorized and directed by the act, v,,y_ ;_ 50g_ mtituled "An act to provide for mitigating, or remitting, the forfeitures, Distribution of penalties and disabilities accruing in certain cases therein mentioned ;" P°"“l"°’· and all penalties and forfeitures, which may be recovered in pursuance of this act in consequence of any seizure made by the commander of an public armed vessel of the United States shall be distributed accordv1v15'ytth1 'bdbh "ldA fh ¤.i. . mg o e ru es prescribe yt e act mtrtue " n act or the government of the navy of the United Statizs ;" and all other penalties arising under this act, and which may be recovered, shall be distributed and Vol. i. 697. accounted for in the manner prescribed by the act, intituled "An act _ to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage/’ g;;*;¤¤<;;¥;:n{;eY Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That nothing contained in this Sionm enmund act. shall extend to any ship orivessel towhich the President of the clear in certain United States shall rant a ermission to enter and clear · rovided such _ g P t P °“*°¤· ship or vessel shall be solely employed, pursuant to such permission, for purposes of pational intercourse; and shall not be permitted to proceed wit or to ring to the United States any cargo or lading whatever othei than necessary sea-stores. conggzrpgpsct Spc. hll. And be it further enacted, That the act, intituled "·An act urt er to snspen the commercial intercourse between the United part. _ _ VOL L 613. States and France, and the dependencies thereof," shall be, and is hereby continued and shall be taken to be in force in respect to all offences, which shall have been committed against the same, before the expiration thereof; and to the intent that all seizures, forfeitures and penalties arising upon such offences, may he had, sued for, prosecuted and recovereéll, any limitation of the said act to the contrary hereof notwithstan mg. Timitation of _ See. 12. ml be it further enacted, That this act shall be and remain lm “°*· m force until the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and one: Pmmrlcd, hm»·m·m·, the expiration thereof shall not prevent or