2021 Georgia Code
Title 3 - Alcoholic Beverages
Chapter 4 - Distilled Spirits
Article 5 - Sales by the Drink



- Liquor By-The-Drink Taxes, 53 A.L.R.7th 1.




Grants no authority to commissioner to license sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises. Mousetrap of Atlanta, Inc. v. Blackmon, 129 Ga. App. 805, 201 S.E.2d 330 (1973) (decided under former Ga. L. 1964, Ex. Sess., p. 771).

The phrases and words of Ga. L. 1964, Ex. Sess., p. 771, § 1 (see now O.C.G.A. § 3-4-90 et seq.) do not show any repugnance to Ga. L. 1937-38, Ex. Sess., p. 103, § 14 (see now O.C.G.A. § 3-3-20), which make the sale of any liquor on Sunday a criminal offense. Hawes v. Dinkler, 224 Ga. 785, 164 S.E.2d 799 (1968) (decided under former Ga. L. 1964, Ex. Sess., p. 771).

City is authorized to consider applications for licenses to sell liquor by the drink throughout corporate limits, even though section of city lies within county which is dry as to sale of liquor by the drink. Holcomb v. Gray, 234 Ga. 7, 214 S.E.2d 512 (1975) (decided under former Ga. L. 1964, Ex. Sess., p. 771).


Time for holding elections.

- The election as to mixed drinks provided for by statute may not be held in conjunction with any other election. 1972 Op. Att'y Gen. No. U72-81.



- Referendum of general legislative act to people in absence of constitutional requirement in that regard, 76 A.L.R. 1053.

What amounts to "restaurant" or "restaurant business" within intoxicating liquor law, 105 A.L.R. 566.

Change of "wet" or "dry" status fixed by local option election by change of name, character, or boundaries of voting unit, without later election, 25 A.L.R.2d 863.

Power of legislative body to amend, repeal, or abrogate initiative or referendum measure, or to enact measure defeated on referendum, 33 A.L.R.2d 1118.

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