§3-11-4  Unlawful possession of corks, seals, and labels. –

Link to law: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE3/3-11/3-11-4.HTM
Published: 2015

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TITLE 3

Alcoholic Beverages

CHAPTER 3-11

Penalties and Liabilities

SECTION 3-11-4



   § 3-11-4  Unlawful possession of corks,

seals, and labels. –

(a) The possession of crowns, corks, seals, wrappers, containers, or labels of,

on or for beverages, whether those crowns, corks, seals, wrappers, containers,

or labels are real or imitation, by a person not the proprietor or the

authorized agent of the proprietor of the beverage represented by those crowns,

corks, seals, or labels, or said to be contained in those wrappers or

containers, is declared to be unlawful and every person in possession of those

crowns, corks, seals, wrappers, containers, or labels shall be fined or

imprisoned, or both, as provided in § 3-11-5.



   (b) This section shall not apply to crowns, corks, seals,

wrappers, or labels on or to containers of beverages which were marketed by the

proprietor, if the person in possession of those crowns, corks, seals,

wrappers, or labels does not intend to use them or to abet another in using

them in connection with the sale of beverages. The provisions of §§

3-12-9 – 3-12-15 are made applicable so as to authorize forfeitures of

crowns, corks, seals, wrappers, labels, and containers unlawfully possessed in

the same manner as if those crowns, corks, seals, wrappers, labels, and

containers were mentioned in those sections.



History of Section.

(P.L. 1933, ch. 2013, § 36, as enacted by P.L. 1934, ch. 2088, § 9;

G.L. 1938, ch. 170, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 3-11-4; P.L. 1965, ch. 168,

§ 3.)