26 U.S. Code § 5613 - Forfeiture of distilled spirits not closed, marked, or branded as required by law
(a) Unmarked or unbranded casks or packages
All distilled spirits found in any cask or package required by this chapter or any regulation issued pursuant thereto to bear a mark, brand, or identification, which cask or package is not marked, branded, or identified in compliance with this chapter and regulations issued pursuant thereto, shall be forfeited to the United States.
Source(Added Pub. L. 85–859, title II, § 201,Sept. 21, 1958, 72 Stat. 1404; amended Pub. L. 98–369, div. A, title IV, § 454(c)(12)(A), (B),July 18, 1984, 98 Stat. 822.)
A prior section 5613, act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 685, related to penalty for distilling during prohibited hours, prior to the general revision of this chapter by Pub. L. 85–859. See section 5687 of this title.
Provisions similar to those comprising this section were contained in prior sections 5639 and 5640, act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 691, prior to the general revision of this chapter by Pub. L. 85–859.
1984—Pub. L. 98–369, § 454(c)(12)(B), substituted “closed” for “stamped” in section catchline.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98–369, § 454(c)(12)(A), amended subsec. (b) generally, substituting provisions relating to forfeitures of containers without closures for provisions relating to forfeitures of unstamped containers.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment
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