Alcoholic Beverages

Licenses Generally

SECTION 3-5-16.1

§ 3-5-16.1. Revocation of abandoned Class A licenses.

Whenever it comes to the attention of any local licensing authority as defined in § 3-5-15 that the holder of a Class A license has abandoned the premises from which the licensee has been conducting his or her business or has ceased to operate under the license for a period of ninety (90) days or more then after hearing with due notice to the licensee the local licensing authority shall cancel the license; provided, that the authority may grant a reasonable period of time, not to exceed one year, to the licensee within which to reestablish the business where the abandonment or cessation of operating was due to illness, death, condemnation of business premises, fire or other casualty.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1956, § 3-5-16.1; P.L. 1969, ch. 63, § 1.)