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Inland Revenue Act 1880

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As to Brewers other them Brewers for Sale

32A brewing paper to be delivered to brewers other than brewers for sale for the purpose of entries therein

A paper in the prescribed form shall be delivered by an officer to every brewer, other than a brewer for sale, if chargeable to the duty on beer under this Act, and the following provisions shall have effect in relation to the paper and the entries to be made therein:—

(1)The brewer shall, before commencing to brew, enter in the paper the quantity of malt, corn, and sugar which he intends to use in the brewing;

(2)The brewer shall, on demand by an officer, produce the paper for his inspection, and shall not cancel, obliterate, or alter any entry in the paper, or make any entry which is untrue in any particular. For any contravention of this section the brewer shall incur a fine of ten pounds.

33Provisions as to charge and payment of duty

(1) The Commissioners may, when they think fit, require a brewer other than a brewer for sale to verify the entries in the paper delivered to him by a declaration to be made by him before a justice of the peace or an authorized officer.

(2)The charge of duty shall be made, and the duty shall be paid, at such times as the Commissioners shall appoint.

(3)Provided that if the annual value of the house occupied by the brewer does not exceed ten pounds, the beer brewed by him shall not be charged with duty.

34Beer brewed to be for domestic use

(1) A brewer, other than a brewer for sale, shall only brew beer for his own domestic use, or for consumption by farm-labourers employed by him in the actual course of their labour or employment.

(2)The brewer shall only brew on premises occupied by him, or, in case the brewer occupies a house of an annual value not exceeding ten pounds, on premises gratuitously lent to him by a brewer other than a brewer for sale.

(3)If the brewer contravenes either of the foregoing provisions of this section, or sells, or offers for sale, any beer brewed by him, he shall incur the penalty of ten pounds.

35Power of entry

Any officer may at all reasonable times enter and inspect any premises used for the purposes of brewing by a brewer other than a brewer for sale, and examine the vessels and utensils used by him for the purposes of brewing.

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