By THE KING.

A PROCLAMATION

PROHIBITING, UNDER SECTION 8 OF "THE CUSTOMS AND INLAND REVENUE ACT, 1879," THE EXPORTATION FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM OF CERTAIN WARLIKE STORES, PROVISIONS, AND VICTUAL.

GEORGE RI.

WHEREAS by the 8th Section of "The Customs and Inland Revenue Act, 1879," it is enacted that We may by Proclamation or Order in Council prohibit the exportation of, amongst other things, any articles which We shall judge capable of being converted into or made useful in increasing the quantity of military or naval stores, provisions, or any sort of victual, which may be used as food for men:

AND WHEREAS We, by and with the advice of Our Privy Council, deem it expedient and necessary that We should exercise such power of prohibition in manner hereinafter appearing:

Now, We, by and with the advice aforesaid, do hereby order and direct that from and after the date hereof the following goods, being articles which We have judged capable of being converted into or made useful in increasing the quantity of military or naval stores, that is to say:-

Forage and food of all kinds for animals,

And also provisions and victual of all sorts which may be used as food for men,

shall be, and the same are hereby prohibited to be exported from the United Kingdom.

Given at Our Court at Buckingham Palace, this fifth day of August, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundrod and fourteen, and in the Fifth year of Our Reign.

GOD SAVE THE KING.

Source: The Gazette (London Gazette), issue 28862, dated 5th August 1914.
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