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Exchequer Court (Scotland) Act 1856

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8. Seizure

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

That B., Officer of Excise, on or about the ____________ Day of ___________ in the Year _____________________________, at ________________ in the County of ______________, did seize and arrest to the Use of Her Majesty, as forfeited, 100 Bushels of Malt or thereby, in respect,—

1st. Count,—That the said Malt was, by a Person to Her Majesty's Advocate unknown, fraudulently deposited, concealed, or conveyed away from the Sight of the Officers of Excise. Contrary to the Statute 7 and 8 Geo. IV. c. 52. Sec. 40. Whereby the said Malt became forfeited. 2d Count,—That the said Malt was in the Custody or Possession of a Person to Her Majesty's Advocate unknown, the same being Malt which had been removed, carried, or sent away from the Building and Place where the same had been made, before the said Malt had been taken account of and charged with Duty, such Person knowing the same to have been so removed, carried, or sent away. Contrary to the Statute 7 & 8 Geo. IV. c. 52. Sec. 41. Whereby the said Malt became forfeited. 3d Count,—That on or about the ______________ Day of _______________ in the Year ______________ , at _________________ in the County of __________________ , the said Malt, being Goods and Commodities for and in respect whereof a certain Duty of Excise was imposed, was removed or deposited or concealed, with Intent to defraud Her Majesty of such Duty, or of a certain Portion thereof. Contrary to the Statute 7 and 8 Geo. IV. c. 53. Sec. 32. Whereby the said Malt became forfeited.

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