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duties on Hills.
Oriolere does not exceed one hundred gallons, may be to proprie. permitted to enter such still, for any term of
time less than one year, and not less than one certain (tills. month, paying at the same rate as per month,
any thing in any former law to the contrary notwithstanding.
Sec. 16. And be it further enacted, That a
personal demand of the proprietor or proprieHow colSector may
tors of any still, of the duties due, or a notice demand in writing of the amount thereof, left at his 'n dwelling by the collector, shall have all the ef
fect of a demand made, as required by the twenty-third section of the act, intitled, “ An act repealing after the last day of June next, the duties heretofore laid upon distilled fpirits imported from abroad, and laying others in their stead ; and also upon fpirits distilled within the United States, and for appropriating the same."
Sec. 17. And be it further enacted, That all And cer- fines, penalties and forfeitures,which shall have
Sie been incurred by force of any present or fu. &c. may be mitigated ture law of the United States, for the laying, er reinit.
levying and collecting of any duties or taxes, other than duties on goods, wares and merchandize imported, and on the tonnage of ships and vefsels, shall and may be mitigated or remitted, by the like ways and means, and upon and under the like conditions, regulations and restrictions, as are contained, prescribed, authorised and directed, in and by the act, intitled, “ An act to provide for mitigating or remitting the forfeitures and penalties accruing under the revenue laws in certain cases, therein mentioned," touching fines, penalties, and forfeitures incurred or accruing in relation to the cases therein mentioned; which act and every clause, matter and thing therein
contained, shall be of like force and effect, for the mitigating or remitting of fines, penalties and forfeitures, which shall have been incurred in reference to the said other duties and taxes, as if the same were repeated and reenacted, in the feveral and respective laws for laying, levying and collecting the said other duties and taxes.
Sec. 18. And be it further enacted, That How ftate the judicial courts of the several states, to judi
couris may whom, by this act, a jurisdiction is given, shall obtain miand may exercise all and every power, in the gatorn, cases cognizable before them, for the purpose fines, &a of obtaining a mitigation or remission of any fine, penalty or forfeiture, which may be exercised by the judges of the district courts, in cases depending before them: The said statecourts first causing reasonable notice to be given to the person or persons claiming such fine, penalty or forfeiture, and to the attorney, who may, under warrant from the attorney of the district, prosecute, for the United States, in such court, that each may have an opportunity of thewing cause against the mitigation or remission thereof.
Sec. 19. And be it further enacted, That Provisions the act, intitled, “ An act repealing, after the of certain
act extend last day of June next, the duties heretofore ed for relaid upon distilled spirits imported from abroad, covery of and laying others in their stead, and also upon &c. under spirits distilled within the United States, and this. for appropriating the same;" and the act, in- . titled, “6 An act concerning the duties on spirits distilled in the United States,” shall extend to, and be in full force, for the recovery and distribution of the penalties and forfeitures herein contained, and, generally, for the execution of this act, as fully and effectually, as
if every regulation, restriction, penalty, pro-
Senate, pro tempore.
President of the United States.