Seizure of Goods
From: HM Customs and Excise, King George Dock, Hull
To: Consarc Engineering, Bellshill, Scotland
Date: 13 February 1985
Subject: Notice of Seizure
Pursuant to Section 139(6) of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 and paragraph 1 of the 3rd Schedule thereto, the Commissioner of Customs and Excise hereby give you notice that by virtue of the powers contained in the Customs and Excise Acts and any enactments amending those acts the goods, as listed on the schedule attached, have been seized, in the presence of your agent (S Pullen Director, Anglo-Soviet Shipping CO (Humber), 11 Nelson Street, to a place in the United Kingdom, namely King George Dock, Hull, to be exported to the USSR. The export of the said good being contrary to the prohibition for the time being in force with respect thereto by virtue of the Export of Goods (Control) Order 1981 made under the Import, Export and Customs Powers (Defense) Act 1939, whereby and by force of Section 3(1)(B) of the 1939 Act they are liable to forfeiture.
If you claim that the said goods are not liable to forfeiture you must within one month from the date of this notice of seizure give notice of your claim in accordance with Schedule 3 to the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979. In default of such notice the said goods will be deemed to have been duly condemned as forfeited and will be liable to be disposed of in such a manner as the Commissioner of Customs and Excise may direct. If you make such a claim within the time aforesaid, legal proceedings will be taken for the condemnation thereof.
The Section dealing with this seizure is HM Customs and Excise Dorset House, London
Senior Officer of Customs & Excise