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Corn Laws

Protective regulatory statutes controlling import & export of grain from time of Edward III till 1846 when Free Trade was introduced by Peel. Bounties paid on export & duties on imports.

Alternative terms

Term Language Region
Getreidegesetz n German
graanwetten Dutch
loi f sur le blé, - sur l'approvisionnement en blé French

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