Section 28-4-293Property rights in prohibited liquors and beverages, vessels, vehicles, etc., kept, used, etc., for purpose of violating temperance laws, etc.; seizure, forfeiture, disposition, etc., of same generally.
No property rights of any kind shall exist in prohibited liquors and beverages, vessels, fixtures, furniture, implements or vehicles kept or used for the purpose of violating any law for the promotion of temperance or the suppression of the evils of intemperance, nor in any such liquors and beverages when received, possessed or stored in any forbidden place or anywhere forbidden by law. In all such cases the liquors and beverages are forfeited to the State of Alabama and may be searched for and seized and forfeited and disposed of under the rules prescribed by law concerning contraband liquors and beverages or by order of the judge or court, after a conviction, when such liquors and beverages have been seized for use as evidence.
(Acts 1915, No. 491, p. 553; Code 1923, §4771; Code 1940, T. 29, §240.)