THE BEER DUTY ACT.
WELLINGTON, November 5,
Thirteen publicans were charged at the Resident Magistrate’s Court this morning with having drawn beer from casks without previously having defaced the stamps, Mr Gully, who appeared for the Collector of Customs, did not suggest that the omissions were intended as a fraud on the revenue, but merely wanted to show the publicans that they must comply with the Act, The defendants pleaded guilty, but said they intended to deface the stamp when the cask was emptied, A fine of 20s was inflicted in each case.
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THE BEER DUTY ACT., Evening Star, Issue 8056, 5 November 1889
THE BEER DUTY ACT. Evening Star, Issue 8056, 5 November 1889
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