CHAPTER 427

ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 11, TITLE 4, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 1103, Title 4, Delaware Code is amended to read as follows:

§ 1103. Manufacture on unauthorized premises; seizure or destruction of liquor, apparatus and materials

All alcoholic liquor, stills and other apparatus, tubs, barrels, containers and paraphernalia of any character, and all mash, wort or wash, used or useful in connection with the manufacture of alcoholic liquor which are upon the premises wherein or whereon are committed any offense defined in section 905 of this Title, shall be seized by the officers apprehending the same and disposed of as provided in this section. The officers finding the same may forthwith destroy any or all mash, wort or wash upon the premises, and any or all stills or other apparatus, tubs, barrels, containers and paraphernalia so found. The officer or officers destroying any property shall forthwith report the same to the Commission and in such report shall itemize all property destroyed and the estimated value thereof and shall state the names of the persons in whose presence such act or acts of destruction were performed. The report shall be witnessed by at least two responsible persons other than the officer or officers performing such act or acts of destruction. The Commission may sell any property of value go seized to any person or persons desiring to purchase same, who in the opinion of the Commission will not utilize same in connection with any violation of this chapter. The proceeds from such sale shall be deposited in the General Fund of the State of Delaware.

Approved July 11, 1955.