Search Legislation

Customs Consolidation Act 1876

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As enacted)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

162As to importing and exporting spirits into and from Channel Islands in ships of 40 tons and upwards. Not to extend to spirits in glass bottles, stores, certain warehoused goods, nor to licensed boats supplying Sark

No spirits (except rum or British spirits) shall be imported into or exported from the Channel Islands or any of them, or be removed from any one to any other of the said islands, or be carried coastwise from any one part to any other part of any one of the said islands, or shall be shipped in order to be so removed or carried in any ship other than of the burden of forty tons or upwards, or in any cask or other vessel capable of containing liquids not being of the size or content of twenty gallons at the least if foreign, or nine gallons at the least if British or Irish; and all spirits imported, exported, removed, carried, shipped, or water-borne to be so shipped, removed, or carried contrary hereto, shall be forfeited, together with the ship, and any boat importing, exporting, removing, or carrying the same: Provided always, that nothing herein contained shall extend to any spirits imported in any such ship in glass bottles as part of the cargo, nor to any spirits being really intended for the consumption of the seamen and passengers of such ship during their voyage and not being more in quantity than is necessary for that purpose, nor to any boat of less burden than ten tons for having on board at any one time any foreign spirits of the quantity of ten gallons or under, such boat having a license from the proper officer of Customs at either of the islands of Guernsey or Jersey for the purpose, being employed in carrying commodities for the supply of the island of Sark, which license such officer is hereby required to grant without fee or reward; but if any such boat shall have on board at any one time any greater quantity of spirits than ten gallons, unless in casks or packages of the size and content of twenty gallons at the least if foreign, or nine gallons at the least if British or Irish, such spirits and boats shall be forfeited.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

You have chosen to open The Whole Act

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open The Whole Act as a PDF

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open The Whole Act without Schedules

The Whole Act without Schedules you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open The Whole Act without Schedules as a PDF

The Whole Act without Schedules you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open the Whole Act

The Whole Act you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open the Whole Act without Schedules

The Whole Act without Schedules you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources