A permittee owning more than one licensed retail establishment shall not transfer alcoholic beverages from one business location to another except upon written request to and approval by the Commission.  No approval for such transfer will be given except upon a showing by the permittee of the following:

(1)           the establishment from which the alcoholic beverages are to be removed is going out of business or closing for such a period of time that the alcoholic beverages will spoil or deteriorate before the business reopens; or

(2)           the wholesaler assigned to the establishment to which the products will be transferred is unable or unwilling to supply the products.

This Rule shall not be construed to authorize a retail permittee to make purchases at a central location or warehouse for distribution to other retail establishments owned by the permittee.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 18B-100; 18B‑207; 18B‑1006(h); 18B‑1007(a);

Eff. July 1, 1992;

Transferred and Recodified from 04 NCAC 02S .0236 Eff. August 1, 2015;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. August 20, 2016.