2019 Georgia Code
Title 3 - Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 10 - Sale or Possession of Distilled Spirits in Dry Counties and Municipalities
§ 3-10-7. Transportation or shipment of distilled spirits for sale or use in violation of title; exceptions for possession for personal use and transportation through counties or municipalities

Universal Citation: GA Code § 3-10-7 (2019)
  • (a) It is unlawful for any person knowingly and intentionally to transport, ship, or carry from any point outside this state to any point within this state or from place to place within this state any distilled spirits intended by any person interested in such beverages to be received, possessed, sold, or in any manner used in violation of this title.

  • (b) It is not unlawful for any person to transport, ship, carry, or possess distilled spirits in any county or municipality when the beverages are in the amounts specified by Code Section 3-10-4 and are intended for personal use and not for sale.

  • (c) It is not unlawful for any licensed wholesaler, importer, or common carrier to transport, ship, or carry any distilled spirits through any county or municipality where the destination of the beverages is beyond the respective jurisdictional boundaries of the county or municipality and such destination is within a county or municipality in which the sale of distilled spirits has been authorized. The commissioner may issue a permit to any person to transport, ship, or carry distilled spirits pursuant to this chapter.


Ga. L. 1917, Ex. Sess., p. 7, § 1; Code 1933, § 58-201; Ga. L. 1937-38, Ex. Sess., p. 103, §§ 16, 27; Ga. L. 1972, p. 207, §§ 7, 11; Code 1933, § 5A-7104, enacted by Ga. L. 1980, p. 1573, § 1; Ga. L. 1981, p. 1269, § 60.

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