§63. Importation or transportation of liquors; prohibitions; personal import limit; penalty

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Published: 2015

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Title

07

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Alcoholic Beverages






Chapter

003

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PROHIBITED ACTS











 

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63. Importation or transportation of liquors; prohibitions; personal import

limit; penalty

Subsection (a) effective until January 1,

2016; see also subsection (a) effective January 1, 2016 set out below.

(a) All

spirituous liquors imported or transported into this State shall be imported or

transported by and through the Liquor Control Board. A person importing or

transporting or causing to be imported or transported into this State any

spirituous liquors shall be imprisoned not more than one year or fined not more

than $1,000.00, or both. However, a person may import or transport not more

than eight quarts of spirituous liquors into this State in his or her own

private vehicle or in his or her actual possession at the time of importation

without license or permit.

Subsection (a) effective January 1, 2016;

see also subsection (a) effective until January 1, 2016 set out above.

(a) All spirits

and fortified wines imported or transported into this State shall be imported

or transported by and through the Liquor Control Board. A person importing or

transporting or causing to be imported or transported into this State any

spirits and fortified wines shall be imprisoned not more than one year or fined

not more than $1,000.00, or both. However, a person may import or transport not

more than eight quarts of spirits and fortified wines into this State in his or

her own private vehicle or in his or her actual possession at the time of

importation without license or permit.

(b) Except as

provided in sections 66 and 68 of this title, all malt or vinous beverages, or

both, imported or transported into this State shall be imported or transported

by and through a wholesale dealer holding a wholesale dealer's license issued

by the Liquor Control Board. A person importing or transporting or causing to

be imported or transported into this State any malt or vinous beverages, or

both, shall be imprisoned not more than one year or fined not more than

$1,000.00, or both. Provided, however, a person may import or transport not

more than six gallons of malt or vinous beverages, or both, into this State in

his or her own private vehicle or in his or her actual possession at the time

of importation without license or permit, providing it is not for resale.

(Amended 1991, No. 138 (Adj. Sess.); 2005, No. 140 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. May

10, 2006; 2007, No. 151 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 19, 2008; 2013, No. 72, §

24; 2015, No. 51, § A.14, eff. Jan. 1, 2016.)
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