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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 29

Adulteration of liquor

Adulteration of liquor.

53. If any person licensed under this Ordinance shall sell or offer for sale any adulterated liquor he shall forfeit and pay for every such offence any sum not less than ten pounds nor more than fifty pounds and in order to analyse such liquor any Justice of the Peace may on complaint on oath made to him that any liquor so sold or offered for sale is or is believed by such complainant to be adulterated and on the deposit by such complainant of the sum of two pounds to defray the expenses of such analysis authorise the seizure of such suspected liquor and of the cask bottle vessel or utensil in which the same is contained and shall cause such liquor to be analysed by some competent person and the expenses of such analysis shall be a portion of the costs which the person convicted of any such offence shall be ordered to pay.