Alcoholic Beverages

Licenses Generally

SECTION 3-5-14

§ 3-5-14. Licenses issued by department of business regulation.

The right, power, and jurisdiction to issue manufacturer's, wholesaler's, or retailer's Class G and Class I licenses are solely in the department of business regulation; provided, that before the department issues any Class I license it shall first receive the approval of the licensing authority of the town or city in which the premises covered by the Class I license are located; and provided, that the number of Class I licenses in the state shall be limited to one to each twenty-five thousand (25,000) of its inhabitants as determined by the latest census taken under the authority of the United States or of this state.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1933, ch. 2013, § 11; P.L. 1934, ch. 2088, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 164, § 4; P.L. 1940, ch. 814, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 3-5-14.)