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Exchequer Court (Scotland) Act 1856

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2. Malt

I, the Right Honourable A. B., Her Majesty's Advocate, on the Behalf of Her Majesty, inform the Court,—

1st Count,— That on the ____________ Day of _______________ in the Year ____________, within the Parish of _____________________ and County of ____________________, A., being a Maltster or Maker of Malt, did remove, carry, or send away about Four Bushels of Malt from the Building or Place where the same had been made, before the said Malt had been taken account of and charged with Duty by the proper Officer of Excise, or did fraudulently deposit, conceal, or convey away from the Sight of the Officers of Excise about Four Bushels of Malt or of Corn or Grain making into Malt. Contrary to the Statute 7th & 8th Geo. IV. Cap. 52, Sections 40 and 41. Whereby the said A. has forfeited the Sum of £200. 2d Count,—That at the Time and Place aforesaid the said A., being a Distiller and Maker of Low Wines or Spirits, making Entry as a Maltster or Maker of Malt for the sole Purpose of being consumed in distilling Low Wines or Spirits from Malt only, did take about Four Bushels of Malt off the Kiln without having given such Notice as in the Statute 7th & 8th Geo. IV. Cap. 52., Sect. 68. is required. Contrary to the said Statute. Whereby the said A. has forfeited the Sum of £50. 3d Count,—That at the Time and Place foresaid the said A. did resist, oppose, molest, obstruct, or hinder a Person employed in the Revenue of Excise in the due Execution of a Power or Authority conferred upon him by the said Statute 7th & 8th Geo. IV. Cap. 52. Sect. 9. Contrary to the .said Statute. Whereby the said A. has forfeited the Sum of £300. 4th Count,—That at the Time and Place foresaid the said A. did molest, obstruct, or hinder a certain Person employed in the Revenue of Excise in the Seizure of Malt forfeited under or by virtue of the Statute in that Case made and provided. Contrary to the Statute 7th & 8th Geo. IV. Cap, 53. Sect. 39. Whereby the said A. has forfeited the Sum of £200.

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