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Chapter 81 Prohibited Acts by Minors 2051 – 2054
Chapter 83 Prohibited Acts in General 2071 – 2089

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 28-A > Part 6 - Prohibited Acts and Penalties

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agency liquor store: means a person that is licensed by the bureau to sell spirits, wine and malt liquor to be consumed off the premises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Alcohol: means the substance known as ethyl alcohol, hydrated oxide of ethyl or spirit of wine which is commonly produced by the fermentation or distillation of grain, starch, molasses, sugar, potatoes or other substances, and includes all dilutions and mixtures of these substances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine as established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Beneficiary: means any person who receives or is designated to receive a benefit provided by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 701
  • Bottler: means a person that packages spirits, wine or malt liquor for sale in containers and is not engaged in distilling, brewing, fermenting or rectifying liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Brewery: means a person that engages in the activities under either paragraph A or B, or both:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Health. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1692-A
  • Bureau: means the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Commission: means the State Liquor and Lottery Commission established in Title 5, section 12004?G, subsection 14. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Creditable service: means service rendered while a member of the former Maine Legislative Retirement System, the Legislative Retirement Program, the former Maine State Retirement System or the State and Teacher Retirement Program for which credit is allowed under section 802. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 701
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Financial document: means a lease, installment sale agreement, conditional sale agreement, note, mortgage, loan agreement or other instrument pertaining to an extension of financial assistance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Fortified wine: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Imitation liquor: includes , but is not limited to, products bearing the brand names "Near Beer" "Brew" or "Champaigne-0. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Law enforcement officer: means any person who by virtue of public employment is vested by law with a duty to maintain public order, to prosecute offenders, to make arrests for crimes, whether that duty extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes, or to perform probation functions or who is an adult probation supervisor as defined in Title 17?A, section 2, subsection 3?C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Liquor: means spirits, wine, malt liquor or hard cider, or any substance containing liquor, intended for human consumption, that contains more than 1/2 of 1% of alcohol by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Malt liquor: means liquor:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Manufacturer: means a person who distills, rectifies, brews, ferments, bottles or otherwise produces liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Member: means a Legislator who is included in the membership of the Legislative Retirement Program, as provided in section 801. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 701
  • Minor: means a person who has not reached the age of 21 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, firm, association or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Premises: includes the place where an incorporated civic organization sells or serves spirits, wine and malt liquor under a license obtained under section 1071. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Project: means any eligible project. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Rectifier: means a person that produces spirits or low-alcohol spirits products by combining spirits with other products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Reselling agent: means an agency liquor store with a federal and state license permitting the agency liquor store to sell spirits to a retail licensee licensed for on-premises consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • retail licensee: means a person licensed by the bureau to engage in the purchase and resale of liquor in the original container or by the drink for on-premises or off-premises consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Retirement: means the termination of membership service with a retirement allowance granted under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 701
  • sell: means any transfer or delivery of liquor for a consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Small brewery: means a person that engages in the activities under either paragraph A or B, or both:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Small winery: means a person that ferments and ages:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Spirits: means any liquor produced by distillation or, if produced by any other process, strengthened or fortified by the addition of spirits of any kind. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Spirits supplier: means a person that provides spirits for sale by the bureau in the State, including:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Tenant winery: means a person who has been issued an approved application for an alternating proprietorship from the United States Department of the Treasury, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau authorizing the winery to engage in an alternating proprietorship as defined by federal regulation and is licensed by the bureau to produce wine or hard cider at a manufacturing facility of another winery who is licensed by the bureau. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Wholesale licensee: means a person licensed by the bureau under section 1401 as an in-state wholesaler. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Wholesale spirits provider: means a person that has a contract under section 90 to serve as an agent of the State for the purpose of providing wholesale spirits to establishments licensed by the State to sell spirits for off-premises consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Wholesaler: means a person that engages in the purchase and resale of malt liquor or wine, or both, in sealed bottles, containers or original packages, as prepared for the market by the manufacturer at the place of manufacture, but not for consumption, except during a taste-testing event conducted in accordance with the requirements of this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Wine: includes , but is not limited to, hard cider, wine coolers, table wine, still wine, sparkling wine, champagne and fortified wine that do not contain more than 24% alcohol by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Winery: means a person that ferments and ages wine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2