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150 THIRTEENTH CONGRESS. Sess. Ill. Ch. 12. 1814. December then next ensuing, shall bear to the whole year, shall be err. titled to and may demand like certificates, subject, nevertheless, to the conditions before and hereinafter provided. Penalties rar Sec. 4. And be it jnrther enacted, That any person having or keepmakiuz uutrus ing any carriage subject to duty, who shall make an untrue or defective g;,g:;‘d“l°“* entry, to evade the whole or any part of the duty justly and truly payable ' according to this act, shall lose the sum paid pursuant to such untrue or defective entry; and where such untrue or defective entry hath been made, or where no entry shall be made, or where there shall be a neglect of payment after entry, such person shall moreover, in addition thereto, at any time thereafter, on personal application and demand at the house, dwelling, or usual place of abode of such person, by the proper collector, be liable and shall pay the duty by this act imposed, with a further sum double the amount thereof, one moiety of which last sum shall be to the use of the United States, and the other moiety thereof to the use of the person, who, if a collector, shall first discover, if other than a collector, shall first inform in such case; which duty, with the And ,.0, mgm, said addition, shall be collected by distress and sale of the goods and chat. ` tels of the person by whom the same shall be due. And in every case where the owner of a carriage shall fail to enter the same in conformity to the provisions of this act, the collector shall have power, and he is hereby authorized, to determine the class to which such carriage belongs, and to fix the duty payable on the same. Certificates Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That in all cases where any duty Whew the du- shall be collected pursuant to this act, whether by distress or otherwise,
°'° °°u°°°' certificates shall be granted for each carriage in manner as before pre.
scribed. P¤’¤¤f ¤¤$>¢¤— Sue. 6. And be it furttrer enacted, That in case a question shall
arise in the execution of this act, whether a carriage is exclusively ememption from ployed in husbandry, or for the transportation of goods, such carriage
M- shall be deemed not to be so employed, unless proof to the contrary be adduced by the owner or keeper thereof _D¤flci¤¤t eu- Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That in ease any entry of a cariggfcff be °°" riage may have been made under the “Act laying duties on carriages Aer of Jury for the conveyance of pers0ns," passed July twenty-fourth,one thousand 24, 1813,¤h·24- eight hundred and thirteen, for a period extending beyond the first day of January next, it shall be the duty of the owner or keeper thereof; notwithstanding, to render the entry required by the second section of this act, to the proper collector, and to pay to him such sum as, with any duty previously paid, shall amount to the whole duty payable according to this act on such carriage, and the harness used therefor, subject, in case of neglect or failure, to a proportionate part of the penalty im- P°¤¤lW· posed in the fourth section of this act, which payment shall be endorsed on any certificate which may have been granted. Assessors to Sec. 8. And be it farther enacted, That whenever hereafter there WPW Um °Y shall be a general assessment made throughout the United States, it shall °"mg°°‘ be the duty of the principal assessor in each collection district, agreeably to instructions to be given by the Secretary of the Treasury, to cause a list of carriages, liable to duty, with the valuations thereof, as fixed in this act, to be made out and delivered to the collector for such district, according to which valuations, so far as the same may apply, the duties Prsviss. hereby imposed shall be thereafter assessed and collected: Provided, That the owner or keeper of a carriageliable to duty, shall not be thereby released from the obligation to make the entry hereby required to be made: And provided further, That carriages that are not contained in A _ said list, shall be also liable to duty. ,0::;:*;;:*,:* Sec. And be it enacted, That the several provisions of "An apply undo, act makmgfurther provision for the collection of internal duties, and this, for the appointment and compensation of assessors," passed the second