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spicuous part of the front of the building or premises in which such calling is exercised, under a penalty of twenty dollars for each day on which he exercises such calling without complying with the requirements of this section.” (16. s. 7.)

NEGLECTING OR FALSIFYING ENTRIES IN BOOKS.—“Every person or persons licensed as a distiller or as a brewer shall keep a book or books in the form to be furnished from time to time by the Revenue Inspector, and to be open at all seasonable hours to his inspection; and for any wilful false entry, or any wilful neglect to make any entry hereby required, the distiller or brewer shall incur a penalty of two hundred dollars; and the Revenue Inspector may at all times demand to be shown all the stock of such grain, vegetable production or other substance aforesaid then on the premises mentioned in the license.” (Ib. s. 11.)

NEGLECTING ACCOUNTS, &c.—“Every licensed distiller or brewer shall, at the time of rendering such account as aforesaid to the Revenue Inspector, pay over to that officer the amount of duties which by such account appear to be payable; and if any licensed distiller or brewer refuses or neglects to render such account, or to pay over such duties as aforesaid, according to the true intent and meaning of this act, he shall by such refusal or neglect in either case incur a penalty of eighty dollars." (Ib. s. 13.)

HINDERING INSPECTION OF PREMISES, &c.—“Every licensed distiller or brewer shall, on being thereunto required by the Revenue Inspector, produce to that officer at any reasonable time and hour, and shall allow him to take copies and extracts from such books and accounts as are requisite to enable him to verify any account rendered as aforesaid; and shall at all times and hours allow the inspector, or any person employed by him, free access to the buildings or premises in which such distiller or brewer exercises his calling as such, and more especially at all times when he is performing any operation therein by reason of which duty may become payable, under a penalty of eighty dollars.for each neglect or refusal to comply with the requirements of this section;

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“Except that no- Revenue Inspector shall require any such book or account to be produced to him elsewhere than at the place where such distiller or brewer carries on his business as such, or shall require admittance between the hours of sunset and sunrise, except when the distiller or brewer is at work, or the inspector is accompanied by a peace officer.” (Ib. s. 18.)

WORKING WITHOUT NOTICE." No distiller or brewer shall work his distillery or brewery at any time unless he has given at least ten days' previous notice in writing to the Revenue Inspector of his intention to work the same at such time; and such notice shall not extend to a longer period than thirty days from the delivery thereof to the Revenue Inspector.

“Any use made of any still, mash-tub or fermenting tun for the purpose of distillation, mashing or fermentation, shall be deemed to be a working of the distillery, and an acting as a distiller or brewer within the meaning of this act.

“And if any distiller or brewer works his distillery or brewery at any time for which he has not given notice of his intention to work the same, he shall for each day on which he works such distillery or brewery incur the same penalty and forfeiture as if he had worked the same without a license." (16. s. 19.)

NEGLECT, &c., TO FURNISH MEANS FOR INSPECTION.—“Every licensed distiller or brewer shall at all times furnish the Revenue Inspector or his assistant with lights, ladders, measures and other things requisite to enable him properly to examine, inspect, measure or guage any still, auxiliary vessel, mash-tub, fermenting-tun or other vessel, or grain, vegetable or other substance or matter as aforesaid, on the premises of such distiller or brewer or any part of such premises, under a penalty of eighty dollars for any refusal or neglect to comply with the requirements of this section.” (16. s. 20.)

SEARCH WARRANT.-" The Revenue Inspector, or any person or persons acting under him or by his directions, having first obtained a search warrant for that purpose from some Justice of the Peace, who may grant the same on affidavit made before

him, and to his satisfaction, and stating reasonable grounds for the issuing thereof, may, at any hour between sunrise and sunset, enter into and search any house, building or place mentioned in such search warrant as being one in which affidavit has been made of reasonable cause to suppose that an unlicensed still, auxiliary vessel, mash-tub, fermenting-tun or other vessel is illegally in use, or the provisions of this act otherwise contravened.” (Ib. 6. 22.)

PENALTY FOR NEGLECTING TO RENDER ACCOUNTS.—“Any duties payable under this act shall be recoverable at any time after the same ought to be accounted for and paid, whether an. account of the quantity of spirits as aforesaid on which they are payable has or has not been rendered as aforesaid; but in the case last mentioned the party by whom such duties are payable shall incur a penalty equal to three times the amount of such duties, for his neglect to render an account relative to the same as hereinbefore required, in addition to any other penalties incurred by him by such neglect; and all such duties shall be recoverable, with full costs of suit, in favor of Her Majesty.” (16. 8. 23.)

PENALTIES-HOW RECOVERABLE.—“The penalty or forfeiture incurred for any offence against the provisions of this act may be sued for and recovered before any two or more Justices of the Peace having jurisdiction in the place where the offence was committed, on the oath of two credible witnesses. And any such penalty may, if not forthwith paid, be levied by distress and sale of the goods and chattels of the offender, under the warrant of such Justice or Justices; or the said Justices may, in their discretion, commit the offender to the common gaol until the penalty, with the costs of the prosecution, shall be paid. And one moiety of every such pecuniary penalty or forfeiture shall belong to Her Majesty, and shall be paid and applied in the manner hereinafter provided. The other pecuniary penalties, and the other moiety, shall belong to the person suing for the same.” (16. 8. 25.)

EVIDENCE.—“Any Revenue Inspector, officer of the Customs, or other person employed in the collection of the revenue,

shall be a competent witness under this act, provided he be not himself the prosecutor or a party to such suit, although he believes himself to have some expectation of advantage to himself from the successful termination of the prosecution or suit. The credibility of his testimony is left to the court, jury, Justice, or Justices before whom the suit is brought.” (Ib. s. 27.)

INVALID SEIZURES.—“No person making any seizure under this act shall be liable to damages, if such seizure be declared not valid ; provided the court, Justice, or Justices declaring it not valid certify that there was probable cause for making it.” (16. s. 28.)

REFUSING TO GIVE EVIDENCE.—“ Any person refusing or neglecting to appear before any Justice or Justices, or any court, to give evidence, when summoned, concerning any alleged offence against the provisions of this act, shall, for such refusal or neglect, incur a penalty of twenty dollars, to be recovered in the manner hereinbefore provided for the recovery of other penalties of like amount.” (16. s. 29.)

EXPLOSIVE SUBSTANCES. INFLICTING BODILY INJURY.—“Any person who unlawfully and maliciously sends or delivers to, or causes to be taken or received by any person, any explosive substance, or any other dangerous or noxious thing, or casts or throws upon or otherwise applies to any person any corrosive fluid or other destructive matter, with intent in any of the cases aforesaid to burn, maim, disfigure, or disable any person, or to do some other grievous bodily harm to any person, and whereby in any of the cases aforesaid any person is burnt, maimed, disfigured, or disabled, or receives some other grievous bodily harm, shall be guilty of felony, and shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for the term of his natural life, or for any term not less than two years, or be imprisoned in any other prison or place of confinement for any term less than two years." (Con. Stat. C. c. 91, s. 14.)

“Any person who unlawfully and maliciously, by the explosion of gunpowder or other explosive substance, burns, maims or disfigures, disables or does any grievous bodily harm to any person, shall be guilty of felony.” (16. s. 15.)

ATTEMPTS TO INFLICT 'BODILY INJURY. —“Any person who unlawfully and maliciously causes any gunpowder or other explosive substance to explode, or sends or delivers to, or causes to be taken or received by any person, any explosive substance or any other dangerous or noxious thing, or casts or throws at or upon, or otherwise applies to any person any corrosive fluid or other destructive or explosive substance, with intent in any of the cases aforesaid to burn, maim, disfigure or disable any person, or do some grievous bodily harm to any person, shall, although no bodily injury be effected, be guilty of felony.” (Ib. s. 16.)

"Any person guilty of any felony in the two last preceding sections mentioned shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary for any term not less than seven years, or be imprisoned in any common gaol for any term less than two years." (16. s. 17.)

PossESSING EXPLOSIVE SUBSTANCES WITH ILLEGAL INTENT. — “Any person who knowingly makes or manufactures, or has in his possession, any gunpowder, explosive substance, or other dangerous or noxious thing, or any machine, engine, instrument, or other thing, with intent by means thereof to commit, or for the purpose of enabling any other person to commit, any offence against this act, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be imprisoned in the common gaol for any term less than two years.”* (16. s. 18.)

DESTROYING BUILDINGS. -—“If any person unlawfully and maliciously, by the explosion of gunpowder or other explosive substance, destroys, throws down, or damages the whole or any part of any dwelling-house, any person being therein, such offender shall be guilty of felony.” (Con. Stat. C. c. 93, s. 2.)

“ If any person unlawfully and maliciously, by the explosion of gunpowder or other explosive substance, destroys, throws down, or damages any building, with intent to murder any

* Offences under the three last sections are now triable at Quarter Sessions or Recorder's Court.

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