2017 Mississippi Code
Title 97 - Crimes
Chapter 31 - Intoxicating Beverage Offenses
§ 97-31-43. Sale of alcohol by druggists; statement of sales or prescriptions to be filed with circuit clerk; filing fee

Universal Citation: MS Code § 97-31-43 (2017)

All statements or prescriptions required by this chapter shall be delivered at the end of the month in which they were given or within five days thereafter to the circuit clerk of the county in which the sale was made and shall be filed and preserved by the circuit clerk in his office for a period of not less than two years, and shall moreover be promptly listed and indexed in a book kept for that purpose, which shall show the name of the druggist making the sale, the name of the purchaser, the date of the statement or prescription and the quantity of alcohol purchased. The original statement or prescription with the certificate of the circuit clerk endorsed thereon, showing that it has been registered, or a certified copy of such record, shall be prima facie evidence in any prosecution, suit or proceeding of the facts recited therein. The circuit clerk for filing and registering each statement or prescription, shall be entitled to a fee of ten cents, which shall be paid by the druggist filing the same.

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