Any distillery or distilling apparatus seized on any premises qualified under this
chapter, for any violation of law, may, in the discretion of the court, be released
before final judgment to a receiver appointed by the court to operate such distillery
or apparatus. Such receiver shall give bond, which shall be approved in open court,
with corporate surety, for the full appraised value of all the property seized,
to be ascertained by three competent appraisers designated and appointed by the court.
Funds obtained from such operation shall be impounded as the court shall direct pending
such final judgment.
(Added by Pub. L. 85-859, title II, 201, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1404.)
A prior section 5611, act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 685, related to penalty for using false weights and measures, prior to the general revision
of this chapter by Pub. L. 85-859. See section 5603 of this title.
Provisions similar to those comprising this section were contained in prior section
5624, act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 688, prior to the general revision of this chapter by Pub. L. 85-859.