Distilled spirits may be withdrawn free of tax from customs custody by the United States or any governmental agency thereof for its own use for nonbeverage purposes, under such regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary.
26 U.S. Code § 5313. Withdrawal of distilled spirits from customs custody free of tax for use of the United States
A prior section 5313, act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 659, related to powers and duties of persons enforcing provisions respecting industrial alcohol plants, bonded warehouses, and denaturing plants, prior to the general revision of this chapter by Pub. L. 85–859. See section 5275 of this title.
Provisions similar to those comprising this section were contained in prior section 5310(b), act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 658, prior to the general revision of this chapter by Pub. L. 85–859.