Customs & Excise

Hydrocarbon Oil Duties Act 1979Customs and Excise Management Act 19792009-10-012009-09-302009-10-09TSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

Notice of Seizure of Goods under the Customs & Excise Management Act 1979

To the owner/owners of the following goods seized on the 30th day of September 2009 at Maydown PSNI Station Co. Derry.

One Ford Transit van bearing the registration mark 01 DL 1244

1,500 litres or thereabouts of hydrocarbon oil

20 litres or thereabouts of green marked gas oil

2 x 1,000 litre Intermediate bulk containers

One electric pump with attached hosing

You are hereby informed that pursuant to Section 139 (6) of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 and paragraph (1) of the Schedule 3 thereto, the Commissioners of Customs amd Excise hereby give you notice that, by virtue of the powers contained in the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 and enactments amending that Act, the aforesaid goods have been seized.

Whereby and by force of Sections 88 and 141 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 and Section 13(6) of the Hydrocarbon Oil Duties Act 1979 the above goods are liable to forfeiture.

If you claim that all or any of the aforesaid goods are not liable to forfeiture you must, within one month from the date of publication of this notice of seizure, give notice of your claim in writing to the Commissioners at an office of Customs and Excise. Your notice must also specify your name and address, the goods claimed as not liable to forfeiture and, if you are outside the United Kingdom, the name and address of a solicitor in the United Kingdom who is authorised to accept service of process and to act on your behalf. In default of such notice all the aforesaid goods will be deemed to have been duly condemned as forfeited. If you give notice as set out above, legal proceedings will be taken for the condemnation of all goods claimed as not liable to forfeiture.

S. O’Boyle, Officer of HM Revenue and Customs, Carne House, 20 Corry Place, Belfast, BT3 9HY.

1st October 2009