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and to the Postmasters of all Post Offices receiving foreign mails, and such weekly lists, as they are issued, shall be furnished to all parties desiring them, at a sum not exceeding 5 dollars per annum; and the Secretary and the Postmaster-General are hereby empowered and required to make and enforce such rules and regulations as shall prevent the importation into the United States, except upon the conditions above specified, of all articles prohibited by this Act."

$ 5. That Section 4959 of the Revised Statutes be, and the same is hereby, amended so as to read as follows:

" Section 4959. The proprietor of every copyright book or other article shall deliver at the oflice of the Librarian of Congress, or deposit in the mail, addressed to the Librarian of Congress, at Washington, District of Columbia, a copy of every subsequent edition wherein any substantial changes shall be made : provided, however, that the alterations, revisions, and additions made to books by foreign authors, heretofore published, of which new additions shall appear subsequently to the taking effect of this Act, shall be 1 eld and deemed capable of being copyrighted as above provided for in this Act, unless they form a part of the series in course of publication at the time this Act shall take effect."

$ 6. That Section 4963 of the Revised Statutes be, and the same 13 hereby, amended so as to read as follows:

“ Section 1963. Every person who shall insert or impress such notice, or words of the same purport, in or upon any book, map, chart, dramatic, or musical composition, print, cut, engraving, or photograph, or other article, for which he has not obtained a copyright, shall be liable to a penalty of 100 dollars, recoverable one-half for the person who shall sue for such penalty and one-half to the use of the United States."

$ 7. That Section 4961 of the Revised Statutes be, and the same is hereby, amended so as to read as follows:

"Section 1961. Every person who, after the recording of the title of any book and the depositiog of two copies of such book, as provided by this Act, shall, contrary to the provisions of this Act, within the term limited, and without the consent of the proprietor of the copyright first obtained in writing, signed in presence of two or more witnesses, print, publish, dramatize, translate, or import, or knowing the same to be so printed, published, dramatized, translated, or imported, shall sell or expose to sale any copy of such book, shall forteit every copy thereof to such proprietor, and shall also forfeit and pay such damages as may be recovered in a civil action by such proprietor in any Court of competent jurisdiction.”

$ 8. That Section 4965 of the Revised Statutes be, and the same is hereby, so a .ended as to read as follows:

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" Section 1965. If any person, after the recording of the title of any map, chart, dramatic or musical composition, print, cut, engraving, or photograph, or chromo, or of the description of any painting, drawing, statue, statuary, or model or design intended to be perfected and executed as a work of the fine arts, as provided by this Act, shall within the term limited, contrary to the provisions of this Act, and without the consent of the proprietor of the copyright first obtained in writing, sigued in presence of two or witnesses, engrave, etchi, work, copy, print, publish, dramatize, translate, or import, either in whole or in part, or by varying the main design with intent to evade the law, or, knowing the same to be so printed, published, dramatized, translated, or importel, shall sell or expose to sale any copy of such map, or other article as aforesaid, he shall forfeit to the proprietor all the plates on which the same shall be copied and every sheet thereof, either copied or printed, and shall further forfeit 1 dollar for every sheet of the same found in his possession, either printing, printed, copied, published, imported, or exposed for sale, and in case of a painting, statue, or statuary, he shall forfeit 10 dollars for every copy of the same in his possession, or by him sold or exposed for sale; one-haif thereof to the proprietor and the other half to the use of the United States."

$ 9. That Section 1967 of the Revised Statutes be, and the same is hereby, amended so as to read as follows:

“ Section 1967. Every person who shall print or publish illy manuscript whatever without the consent of the author or proprietor tirst obtained, shall be liable to the author or proprietor for all damages occasioned by such injury."

$ 10. That Section 1971 of the Revised Statutes be, and the same is hereby, repealed.

$ 11. That for the purpose of this Act each volume of a book in lwu or more volumes, when sueh volumes are published separately and the first one shall not have been issued before this Act shall take elect, and each number of a periodical, shall be considered an ndependent publication, subject to the form of copyrighting as above.

$ 12. That this Act shall go iuto effect on the 1st day of July, 4.D). 1891.

$ 13. That this Act sball only apply to a citizen or subject of a foreign State or nation when such foreign State or nation permits to citizens of the United States of America the benefit of copyright on substantially the same basis as its own citizens; or when such foreign State or nation is a party to an international agreement *hich provides for reciprocity in the granting of copyright, by the terms of which agreement the United States of America may, at its pleasure, become a party to such agreement. The existence of either of the conditions aforesaid shall be determined by the Presi. deut of the United States by Proclamation made from time to time as the purposes of this Act may require.

Approved the 3rd March, 1891.

BRITISH ORDER IN COUNCIL, establishing a Table of

Fees to be levied by Her Majesty's Courts in the Ottoman
Dominions.- Windsor, February 23, 1891.

At the Court at Windsor, the 23rd day of February, 1891.

PRESENT: THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY.
Archbishop of York.

Earl of Limerick.
Lord President.

Lord Windsor.
Marquess of Salisbury. Sir C. Butt.
Lord Chamberlain.

WHEREAS Her Majesty the Queen has power and jurisdiction within the Ottoman dominions;

And whereas, by an Order of Her Majesty in Council, dated the 26th October, 1875,* a Table of Fees to be paid in Iler Majesty's Consular Courts in the Ottoman don.inions was established, and it is expedient to amend the same ;

Now, therefore, Fler Majesty, by virtue and in exercise of the powers in this behalf by “The Foreigu Jurisdiction Act, 1890," + or the Act of the 6th of George IV, cap. 87, or otherwise in her vested, is pleased, by and with the advice of her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered as follows :

1. The said Order in Council, dated the 26th October, 1875,* is hereby revoked without prejudice to any right or liability existing at the commencement of this Order.

2. “ The Ottoman Order in Council, 1873,"S and any Orders for the time being in force amending the same, shall have effect as if for the third Schedule to that Order there were substituted the Schedule to this Order.

3. This Order shall commence and have effect on the 1st day of July, 1891, or such later day üs one of fler Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State by order under his hand published in the “ Londou Gazette

may direct.

* Vol. LXVI, page 150. I Vol. XII, page 377.

† Vol. LXXXII, page 656. § Vol. LXIII, page 59.

And the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, and the Most Ilonourable the Marquess of Salisbury, one of Her Dajesty's Principal Secretaries of Siate, are to give the necessary directious herein as to them may respectively appertain.

C. L. PEEL.

SCHEDULE.

FEES.

Service.

£s, d.

For service of summons, petition, answer, motion-paper, notice, war'

rant, decree, order, or other document on a party, witness,
juror, assessor, or other person under any branch whatever of the
civil jurisdiction--

Within one mile (English) of Court
Beyond, for every complete mile ..

0 2 6 0 1 0

Decision of Questions without formal Suit.

On summons for issue or special case
On issue or special caso
On hearing ..

1 0 0 0 10 0 1 0 0

Summary Procedure for Administration of Property of Deceased Persons.

On summons On order

1 0 0 1 0 0

Summary Orders before Suit.

On application for order
On recognizanco
On order

0 10 0 0 10 0 0 5 0

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Bankruptcy and Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition. Un declaration by a debtor of inability to pay his clehts

5 0 On debtor's summ

0 5 0 Ou bankruptcy petition

5 0 Ou petition for arrangement or composition

1 0 On order for adjudication ..

1 On meeting or adjournment of meeting..

- per cent. on the gross On special resolution presented to the Registrar for amount of the assets registration ..

not exceeding a total

fee of 2007.

4 per cent. on the gross Du extraordiuary resolution presented to the Registrar amount of composifur registration

tion not exceeding a total fee of 2001,

8. d.

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On order of discharge
On notice to creditors, each
On preparing advertisement
On execution of warrant ..
On keeping possession, per diem ..
On inventory, per diem

2 0 0 0 0 3 0 5 0 1

0 0 0 10 0 1 0 0

..

..

Maritime Cases and Vice-Admiralty Causes. On application for commission of survey

1 0 0 On appointment of commission

1 0 0 To each surveyor (a.) At Constantinople--

For a vessel in the port, extending from the second bridge

(immediately below the Arsenal) to Tophane on the
one side, and Seraglio Point on the other

1 1 0 For a vessel in the Upper harbour, extending from the

second bridge upwards towards Haskioi; or between
Tophane and Bujukdéré on the one side, and Kadakioi
and Beicos on the other ..

2 20 For a vessel between Bujukdéré on the one side, and

Beicos on the other, and the Black Sea entrance of
the Bosphorus; or between the Seven Towers and
St. Stefano (inclusive), or Kadakioi and Prince's
Island (inclusive)..

3 3 For a vessel beyond these limits

5 5 0

Such sum as the Court directs, But if the time occupied by the

not being less than 11. 18. per survey of any vessel, in any situation, exceed one day, then

diem, nor exceeding 51. 58. per

diem. (5.) At a Provincial Consulate

d. For a vessel within 2 miles (English) of the Court

1 1 0

Such sum as the Court with For a vessel beyond that distance, the approval of the Supreme

and for any vessel occupying Consular Court directs, not more than one day in its being less than 1l. ls. per survey

diem, nor exceeding 51. 58.

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per diem.

s. d. For extension of report of survey and copies

1 10 0 On petition for appointment of adjusters

1 0 0

Such sum as the Court directs To each adjuster

not less than 11., and not

more than 201. On extending average bond

The like. To agent of owner of cargo

1 per cent. on value of cargo.

£ s. d. On every notice, motion, application, or domand

0 10 0 On a reference to the Registrar ..

5 5 0 If the attendance of one or two merchants is required, to each merchant, per diem

7 7 0

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