“Movement Between the States shall be Absolutely Free”

10 High Court Cases



Trade within the Commonwealth to be free
                   On the imposition of uniform duties of customs, trade, commerce, and intercourse among the States,
whether by means of internal carriage or ocean navigation, shall be absolutely free.
                   But notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, goods imported before the imposition of uniform duties of customs into any State, or into any Colony which, whilst the goods remain therein, becomes a State, shall, on thence passing into another State within two years after the imposition of such duties, be liable to any duty chargeable on the importation of such goods into the Commonwealth, less any duty paid in respect of the goods on their importation.


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