Sir Julian Pauncefote to Mr. Olney.

Sir: With reference to my note of the 9th ultimo I have the honor to transmit herewith copies of the Canadian order in council, of 17th April last, abolishing the fees hitherto exacted from vessels navigating inland waters when entering or clearing from any port above Montreal.

I have, etc.,

Julian Pauncefote.

Order in council.

Present: His Excellency the Governor-General in council.

His excellency, in virtue of the provisions of section 112 of “the customs act,” chapter 32, of the revised statutes, and by and with the advice of the Queen’s privy council for Canada, is pleased to order that the regulation established by the order in council of the 22d of May, 1889, enacting that the fee to be exacted from all vessels navigating inland waters when entering or clearing at any port above Montreal shall be fifty cents for each report inwards, or clearance outwards, shall be, and the same is hereby, cancelled.

John J. McGee,
Clerk of the Privy Council.

Note.—Memo. No. 295 B is hereby cancelled.