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Exchequer Court (Scotland) Act 1856

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7. Private Still

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

That on or about the ____________ Day of ___________________ Eighteen hundred and ___________, at _____________ in the County of __________________, B. and C, Officers of Excise, did discover and seize a certain private or concealed Still for making Spirits, in a certain House, [or Place, or as the Case may he'], in which the same had been or was then set up or kept by A. [design him'), or other Person to Her Majesty's Advocate unknown, not licensed to that Effect: And the said Still was not, within Ten Days after such Seizure, claimed by any Person as the Owner thereof: And the said A. was the Proprietor of the said Still, or the same was found in his Custody. Contrary to the Statute 3 Geo. IV. Cap. 52. Sects. 13. and 14.: Whereby the said A. has forfeited the Sum of £200 for the said Place in which said Still was found, and the further Sum of £200 for the said Still.

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