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40 Pa. Code § 7.4. Transfers of ownership and location.

§ 7.4. Transfers of ownership and location.

 When a transfer involves a change of both location and ownership, the new establishment, if retail liquor or retail dispenser, shall be ready for operation before the license transfer will be approved. The new applicant shall satisfy the Board that he is the owner, lessee or otherwise has the right to occupy and use the premises, the fixtures and equipment therein. Liquor or malt or brewed beverages may not be sold by the applicant until the transfer of the license has been approved. The transferor, provided his fixtures and equipment are not involved in the transfer, may continue to operate at his original place of business until notified that the transfer of the license to the applicant has been approved, at which time the license and Wholesale Purchase Permit Card, if any, shall be surrendered by the transferor to the Board.


   The provisions of this §  7.4 amended under section 207(i) of the Liquor Code (47 P. S. §  2-207(i)).


   The provisions of this §  7.4 amended August 29, 1997, effective August 30, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 4432; amended November 13, 2015, effective November 14, 2015, 45 Pa.B. 6595. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (334013).

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