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United States Statutes at Large/Volume 2/6th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 22

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April 12, 1800.
[Obsolete.]
Chap. XXII.—An Act to continue in force “An act concerning certain fisheries of the United States, and for the regulation and government of the fishermen employed therein,” and for other purposes as therein mentioned.

Section 1.Act of Feb. 16, 1792, ch. 5.
Act of June 19, 1813, ch. 2.
Continuation of the act for ten years.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the act intituled “An act concerning certain fisheries of the United States, and for the regulation and government of the fishermen employed therein,” shall be in force, and is hereby continued for the term of ten years, from the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred, and until the end of the session of Congress next ensuing the expiration of that term, any thing in the ninth section of the said act to the contrary hereof notwithstanding.

Continuation of certain allowances to fishing vessels.
Vol. i. 260.
Vol i. 533.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the additional allowances which were by the sixth section of the act, intituled “An act for raising a further sum of money for the protection of the frontiers, and for other purposes therein mentioned,” and by the second section of the act, intituled “An act laying an additional duty on salt, and for other purposes,” respectively granted to those ships or vessels employed in the bank and other cod fisheries, shall be continued to the ships and vessels, respectively, which shall be so employed, in the terms and according to the intent of the said first mentioned act, for and during the further continuance thereof, as aforesaid: Provided, that the said allowances shall not be understood to be continued for a longer time than the correspondent duties respectively, for which the said additional allowances were granted, shall be payable.

Approved, April 12, 1800.