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|97. Manufacturers' entry.|
|Licensee to keep books, etc.||Rooms and plant to be marked.|
|Manufacturers' entry. 10 of 1980, s.2.
PART X- CONTROL OF MANUFACTURE OF EXCISABLE GOODS
Entry of premises and plant
97. (1)A licensee shall, before commencing manufacture, make entry on the prescribed form and in the prescribed manner of each of the building, room, place and item of plant in his factory which he proposes to use in the manufacture, preparation for sale, or storage, of materials or excisable goods; and in each entry he shall specify the purpose for which each building, room, place or item of plant is to be used and, unless the Commissioner otherwise allows, the mark by which it is to be distinguished.
(2) Where a licensee is a body corporate then the entry shall be made under the seal thereof and the signature of any principal officer thereof authorized by the constitution of the body corporate to authenticate the seal, or by an agent duly authorized under the seal and signature.
(3) The Commissioner may at any time by notice in writing to the licensee require new entry to be made by the licensee within one month of the date of the notice; and as from the expiration of that period the existing entry shall be deemed to be void and of no effect.
(4) A licensee shall not, in the course of the manufacture, preparation for sale, or storage, of materials or excisable goods -
(a)make use of a building, room, place or item of plant in relation to which entry is required under this section unless there is in force in respect thereof a valid entry;
(b)make use of a building, room, place or item of plant for any purpose other than that for which it was entered;
(c)effect, without the prior permission of the proper officer, an alteration in shape, position or capacity to a building, room, place or item of plant.
(5) A licensee who contravenes subsection (1) or (4) shall be guilty of an offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years or to a fine not exceeding five hundred thousand shillings or to both; and any plant or excisable goods, or any materials, in respect of which the offence has been committed shall be liable to forfeiture.