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WAREHOUSE. A place adapted to the reception and storage of goods and merchandise. 9 Shepl. 47.
     2. The act of congress of February 25, 1799, 1 Story's Laws U. S. 565, authorizes the purchase of suitable warehouses, where goods may be unladen and deposited from any vessel which shall be subject to quarantine or other restraint, pursuant to the health laws of any state, at such convenient place or places as the safety of the revenue and the observance of such health laws may require.
     3. And the act of 2d March, 1799, s. 62, 1 Story's Laws U. S. 627, authorizes an importer of goods, instead of, securing the duties to be paid to the United States, to deposit so much of such goods as the collector may in his judgment deem sufficient security for the duties and the charges of safe keeping, for which the importer shall give his own bond; which goods shall be kept by the collector with due care, at the expense and risk of the party on whose account they have been deposited, until the sum specified, in such bond becomes due; when, if such sum shall not be paid, so much of such deposited goods shall be sold at public sale, and the proceeds, charges of safe keeping and sale being deducted, shall be applied to the payment of such sum, rendering the overplus, and the residue of the goods so deposited, if there be any, to the depositor or his representatives.

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Now the problem of plenty has forced the FCI godowns in Kerala and neighbouring states to divert their stock to Olavakode godown, the largest in the region, despite the plea from officials that they don't have the space to accommodate their own quota of grains.
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There was a lot of material inside the godown that was used for making shoes.
However, only guards were found to be present at all the three godowns and none has so far claimed the ownership of the seized goods.
Union Food and Consumer Affairs Secretary Sudhir Kumar reviewed the availability of foodgrains in the godowns of coastal areas yesterday evening.
The rescue officials said that they faced difficulties in taking control over fire as the godown was located in a narrow street, which caused hindrance in operation.
Sonwarsa (Sitamarhi) - 1000 MT Godown II, Belsand ( Sitamarhi) - 5000 MT Godown III (H)
The depot manager has suggested that rodents ate 37,000 metric tonnes of wheat and 13,000 metric tonnes of rice stacked in the godown.
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Cuttuck, May 16 ( ANI ): More than 600 quintals of rice is rotting in railway godowns here in Orissa as the authorities have failed to store it in cold storage and refuse to take responsibility for the damage.
Tenders are invited for Construction of PEB Godown under Muzzafarnagar Commisionary in Sitamarhi District:
Surat, Jan 22 ( ANI ): In a tragic incident, three labourers died of asphyxiation while sleeping in an ornaments factory godown in Surat on Sunday.