Income Tax Act, 1967.

Limitation of penalties on officers employed in execution of Act.

519.—(1) A commissioner, sheriff, county registrar, clerk, inspector, assessor, or Collector who acts, or is employed, in the execution of this Act, shall not be liable to any penalty in respect of such execution other than is by this Act provided.

(2) Where any civil or criminal proceeding, against any officer or person employed in relation to any duty of income tax on account of the seizure or detention of any goods, is brought to trial, and a verdict or judgment is given thereupon against the defendant, if the court or judge certifies that there was probable cause for the seizure, the plaintiff shall not be entitled to any damages, besides the goods seized, or the value thereof, nor to any costs, and the defendant shall not be liable to any punishment.