Revenue Act, 1889

Prohibition of importation of certain books and compressed tobacco.

49 & 50 Vict. c. 33.

39 & 40 Vict. c. 36.

1. The following goods shall be included amongst the goods enumerated and described on the table of prohibitions and restrictions contained in section forty-two of the Customs Consolidation Act, 1876; namely,

Books, first published in any country or state other than the United Kingdom, wherein, under the International Copyright Act, 1886, or any other Act, or any Order in Council made under the authority of any Act, there is a subsisting copyright in the United Kingdom, printed or reprinted in any country or state other than the country or state in which they were first published, and as to which the owner of the copyright, or his agent in the United Kingdom, has given to the [2] Commissioners of Customs in the manner prescribed by section forty-four of the Customs Consolidation Act, 1876, a notice in such form and giving such particulars as those Commissioners require, and accompanied by a declaration as provided in that section :

Tobacco cut and compressed by mechanical or other means.

[2 Now styled Commissioners of Customs and Excise, see Stat. Rules and Orders, 1909, No. 197.]