Illicit Distillation (Ireland) Act, 1831

Penalty for selling or delivering spirits illicitly distilled, &c.

24. Every person who shall sell or deliver any spirits which shall have been illicitly distilled, or the full duties whereon shall not have been fully paid, shall forfeit one hundred pounds, subject to the mitigation herein-after mentioned, unless proof shall be made by such person that such spirits were bought or received by him from a licensed distiller, or some person licensed to deal in or sell spirits.