Federal Statutes Annotated; Containing All the Laws of the United States of a General, Permanent and Public Nature in Force on the First Day of Januar

Federal Statutes Annotated; Containing All the Laws of the United States of a General, Permanent and Public Nature in Force on the First Day of Januar

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...the terms of the law. But a railway train, upon which liquor may be found, which is being illegally transported by some employee or passenger, would not be liable to summary seizure, as would be an automobile. So, a small or comparatively small boat or sailing boat, or gasoline-or steam-propelled small vessel, which at the time it is used for that purpose, at the time, as the main purpose of its then employment, would be subject to seizure under the statute. But if a large vessel of 10,000 tons, engaged in general commerce, such as the transportation of general merchandise, as its purpose and object, had liquor aboard only incidentally, through the unlawful act of some member of the crew, it would not necessarily be subject to seizure. The ancient and immemorial maxim of the law is that ships were made to plow the seas, and should be released, as far as possible, from all detention that would prevent them from accomplishing that main and primary purpose." The Saxon, (E. D. S. C. 1921) 269 Fed. 630. Transportation and removal from warehouse distinguished.--" Failure to pay the tax on the liquor before removing it from the bonded warehouse, or to remove it during the absence of the storekeeper or without his knowledge, which are denounced by the earlier act, are a different class1 of offenses from those of transporting liquor without a permit, or without complying with the other requirements of the Enforcement Act, relative to transportation. And a conviction or acquittal of any or all of one class would not exempt the defendant from prosecution or conviction of any or all of the other class." U. S. v. Freidericks, (D. C. N. J. 1921) 273 Fed. 188. II. Extent Of Right Of Seizure Vehicle actually engaged in illegal...show more

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  • Paperback | 738 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 37mm | 1,293g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236627687
  • 9781236627681