2020 Georgia Code
Title 3 - Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 10 - Sale or Possession of Distilled Spirits in Dry Counties and Municipalities
§ 3-10-6. Forfeiture of Rights of Lessee or Tenant Where Unlawful Act Performed Upon Premises With Lessee's or Tenant's Knowledge or Permission

Universal Citation: GA Code § 3-10-6 (2020)

The unlawful manufacture, sale, or keeping for sale or disposition of any distilled spirits shall work, at the option of the landlord, a forfeiture of the rights of any lessee or tenant under any lease or contract for rent of the premises where the unlawful act is performed by the lessee or tenant or by any agent, servant, clerk, or employee of the lessee or tenant with the latter's knowledge or permission.

(Ga. L. 1915, Ex. Sess., p. 77, § 6; Code 1933, § 58-106; Code 1933, § 5A-7108, enacted by Ga. L. 1980, p. 1573, § 1.)

Cross references.

- Landlord and tenant relationship generally, T. 44, C. 7.


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 45 Am. Jur. 2d, Intoxicating Liquors, § 374 et seq. 49 Am. Jur. 2d, Landlord and Tenant, §§ 39, 41, 295 et seq.


- 48 C.J.S., Intoxicating Liquors, § 468 et seq. 48A C.J.S., Intoxicating Liquors, § 750 et seq.


- Effect of interference by law with liquor business on lease of property for that purpose, 22 A.L.R. 821.

Lease of property for sale of liquor in violation of law as affecting right to rent, 42 A.L.R. 1036.

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