§ (1.) A dealer in or retailer of beer shall not receive or have in his custody or possession any sugar, saccharine substance, extract, or syrup (except for domestic use, the proof whereof shall lie on him), or any preparation for increasing the gravity of beer.
§ (2.) If a dealer in or retailer of beer receives or has in his custody or possession any article in contravention of this section, the article shall be forfeited, and he shall incur a line of twenty pounds.
§ (3.) This section shall not apply to sugar and other preparations deposited in conformity with section seven of the Customs and Inland Revenue Act, 1885, in the entered sugar store of a brewer of beer for sale, who carries on upon the same premises the trade or business of a dealer in or retailer of beer.1493
*THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER moved, in Sub-section (3), to leave out the word "who," and to insert the words
nor to sugar or syrup kept for sale in the ordinary course of trade of a grocer, where the brewer or grocer.
§ Amendment agreed to.
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