Customs Consolidation Act, 1876

Drawback goods not agreeing with shipping bill forfeited.

106. If any goods upon which any drawback shall be claimed or allowed be shipped or brought to any quay, wharf, or other place to be shipped for exportation, shall on examination by the proper officers of Customs, be found not to agree with the entry in the shipping bill or other proper document for allowance of drawback on shipment, or shall be found to be of less value for home use than the amount of the drawback claimed, all such goods, and the package containing the same, with all other the contents therein, shall be forfeited; and the person entering such goods, and claiming the drawback thereon, shall in any and every such case forfeit one hundred pounds, or treble the amount of the drawback claimed, at the election of the Commissioners of Customs.