CHAPTER 222

ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR, WINES AND BEER

PUBLICATION OF NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPLY FOR LICENSE

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 176 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED,. "ALCOHOLIC-LIQUOR; WINES AND BEER", WITH REFERENCE TO THE PUBLICATION OF NOTICE OF INTEN2 TION TO APPLY FOR LICENSE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Chapter 176 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended by striking out and repealing all of sub-paragraph (2A) of 6147. Sec. 18. thereof and by substituting and enacting in lieu of the part so stricken out a new sub-paragraph (2A) as follows:

(2A) The application must be accompanied by certificates of the publishers of two newspapers (if so many there be) published in the county in which the license is to operate, from which certificates it shall appear that the applicant has caused to be published in said newspapers at least three times within the period of fifteen days immediately preceding the filing of said application with the Commission, a notice setting forth the intention of applicant to make such application, the nature of the license to be applied for, and the premises to which said license is to apply. One of said notices must appear in a newspaper published at the place in the county nearest to the location of the premises to which said license is to apply; provided, however, if the nearest paper published in an adjoining County to the place where the license applied for is to operate is nearer to such place than any other paper published in the County where such place is located, then, in such event the notice of application required to be published in two papers of the County where the premises are located shall also be published in such nearest newspaper in the adjoining County and all the provisions of sub-paragraph (2A) hereof as to certificate, etc., shall fully apply to such third publication. The provisions of this sub-paragraph (2A) shall not apply to applications for licenses to sell "alcoholic liquor" at "gatherings of persons".

Approved April 7, 1947.