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  • In the debate abolishing the court of wards he spoke, like most landed proprietors, in favour of laying the burden on the excise instead of on the land, and on the question of the restoration of the bishops carried in the interests of the court an adjournment of the debate for three months.
  • Richard Broadbent, chairman of Customs & Excise, publicly accused Imperial last year of not being sufficiently helpful, a claim Imperial denied.
  • Regulation 10 places restrictions on the privileges afforded to an authorized warehousekeeper in relation to excise goods in his export shop.
  • Their efforts would often be thwarted by the army of Excise men who continually hunted for the illegal contraband.
  • This apparatus resulted in a minor contretemps when we were visited, on another matter, by a rather officious Excise Officer.

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