§ 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.
(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.)