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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 3. Alcoholic Beverages
Agency 5. Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority
Chapter 70. Other Provisions
7/7/2022

3VAC5-70-110. Release of alcoholic beverages from customs and bonded warehouses; receipts; violations; limitation upon sales.

A. Alcoholic beverages held in a United States customs bonded warehouse may be released therefrom for delivery to:

1. The board;

2. A person holding a license authorizing the sale of the alcoholic beverages at wholesale;

3. Boats actually engaged in foreign trade or trade between the Atlantic and Pacific ports of the United States or trade between the United States and any of its possessions outside of the several states and the District of Columbia; or

4. Persons for shipment outside the Commonwealth to someone legally entitled to receive the same under the laws of the state of destination.

Releases to any other person shall be under a permit issued by the board and in accordance with the instructions therein set forth.

B. A copy of the permit, if required, shall accompany the alcoholic beverages until delivery to the consignee. The consignee, or his duly authorized representative, shall acknowledge receipt of delivery upon a copy of the permit, which receipted copy shall be returned to the board by the permittee within 10 days after delivery.

C. The board may refuse to issue additional permits to a permittee who has previously violated any provision of this section.

D. A maximum of six imperial gallons of alcoholic beverages may be sold, released and delivered in any 30-day period to any member of foreign armed forces personnel.

Statutory Authority

§§ 4.1-103, 4.1-111, 4.1-131, 4.1-132, 4.1-204, 4.1-212 and 4.1-214 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR125-01-7 § 11, eff. December 12, 1985; amended, Virginia Register Volume 3, Issue 1, eff. November 12, 1986; Volume 5, Issue 2, eff. November 24, 1988; Volume 6, Issue 2, eff. November 23, 1989; Volume 7, Issue 4, eff. December 19, 1990; Volume 8, Issue 6, eff. January 15, 1992; Volume 9, Issue 6, eff. January 13, 1993; Volume 10, Issue 11, eff. March 23, 1994.

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