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The establishment of the following facts by a seller of alcoholic beverages to an underage individual is prima facie evidence of innocence and a defense to a prosecution for serving alcoholic beverages to an underage individual:
(1) the purchaser falsely represented in writing and supported with other documentary evidence that the purchaser was of legal age to purchase alcoholic beverages;
(2) on the basis of the appearance of the purchaser, an ordinary and prudent individual would believe the purchaser to be of legal age to purchase alcoholic beverages; and
(3) the sale was made in good faith and in reliance on the written representation and appearance of the purchaser.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Maryland Code, Alcoholic Beverages § 6-306 - last updated December 31, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/md/alcoholic-beverages/md-code-al-bev-sect-6-306.html
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