Operating permits and industrial use permits.
Whenever the appropriate TTB officer has reason to believe that any person who has an operating permit or an industrial use permit:
Has not in good faith complied with the provisions of 26 U.S.C. chapter 51 or enabling regulations; or
Has violated the conditions of such permit; or
Has made any false statement as to any material fact in his application therefor; or
Has failed to disclose any material information required to be furnished; or
Has violated or conspired to violate any law of the United States relating to intoxicating liquor or has been convicted of any offense under 26 U.S.C. punishable as a felony or of any conspiracy to commit such an offense; or
Is (in the case of any person who has a permit to procure or use distilled spirits free of tax for nonbeverage purposes and not for resale or use in the manufacture of any product for sale, or to procure, deal in, or use specially denatured distilled spirits) by reason of his operations, no longer warranted in procuring or using the distilled spirits or specially denatured distilled spirits authorized by his permit; or
Has, in the case of any person who has a permit to procure, deal in, or use specially denatured distilled spirits, manufactured articles which do not correspond to the descriptions and limitation prescribed by law and regulations; or
Has not engaged in any of the operations authorized by the permit for a period of more than 2 years;
He may issue a citation for the revocation or suspension of such permit.
(72 Stat. 1349, 1370;
26 U.S.C. 5171, 5271
[T.D. 6389, 24 FR 4790, June 12, 1959. Redesignated at 40 FR 16835, Apr. 15, 1975, and amended by T.D. ATF-48, 44 FR 55846, Sept. 28, 1979; T.D. ATF-199, 50 FR 9196 and 9197, Mar. 6, 1985; T.D. ATF-374, 61 FR 29957, June 13, 1996]