sels of the United States.act of Parliament of the 24th of June last, being the forty-fourth chapter of the acts of the third year of George the Fourth. But if at any time the trade and intercourse between the United States and all or any of the above enumerated British colonial ports, authorized by the said act of Parliament, should be prohibited by a British order in council, or by act of Parliament, then, from the day of the date of such order in council, or act of Parliament, or from the time that the same shall commence to be in force, proclamation to that effect having been made by the President of the United States, each and every provision of this act, so far as the same shall apply to the intercourse between the United States and the above enumerated British colonial ports, in British vessels, shall cease to operate in their favour; and each and every provision of theAct of April 18, 1818, ch. 70. “Act concerning navigation,” approved on the eighteenth of April, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen; and of the act supplementary thereto approved on the fifteenth of May,Act of May 15, 1820, ch. 122. one thousand eight hundred and twenty; shall revive and be in full force.
Any other British colonial port being open to vessels of the United States, shall have the benefit of this act.Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That if any British colonial port in the American hemisphere, other than those hereinabove enumerated, should, by virtue of a British order in Council, be opened to vessels of the United States, conformably to the provisions of the said act of Parliament of the twenty-fourth of June last, each and every provision of this act shall extend to the same, from the time when it shall be so opened to vessels of the United States.
Bond to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury.Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That the form of the bond aforesaid shall be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury; and all penalties and forfeitures, incurred under this act, shall be sued for and recovered, distributed, and accounted for, and the same may be mitigated or remitted, in the manner and according to the provisions of the revenue laws of the United States.
Approved, March 1, 1823.
Terms of the district court of Kentucky altered.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, from and after the next term of the district court of the United States for the district of Kentucky, the said court shall hold its terms on the second Monday in April and October, in each year.Approved, March 1, 1823.
- The acts establishing the sessions of the district courts of Kentucky are:
An act to establish the judicial courts of the United States, September 24, 1789, ch. 20, sec. 2.
An act making certain alterations in the act for establishing the judicial courts, and altering the time and place of holding certain courts, June 9, 1794, ch. 64, sec. 8.
An act concerning the circuit courts of the United States, March 3, 1797, ch. 27, sec. 6.
An act for altering the times for holding the circuit court in the district of North Carolina, and for abolishing the July term of the Kentucky district court, Feb. 28, 1806, ch. 13, sec. 2.
An act establishing the circuit courts, and abridging the jurisdiction of the district courts of Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio, Feb. 24, 1807, ch. 16, sec. 4.
An act supplementary to the act entitled “An act to amend the act entitled ‘An act establishing circuit courts and abridging the jurisdiction of the district courts of the districts of Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio,’” Feb. 4, 1809, ch. 14.
An act to alter the time of holding the district court of the United States for the district of Kentucky, March 1, 1823, ch. 23.
An act to change the terms of the district courts of the United States for the Kentucky district, March 24, 1824, ch. 30.