(a) Any liquor, its container, or its packaging which is seized under the terms of
this chapter shall be disposed of in accordance with this section.
(b) On notification that liquor has been seized, the commission shall promptly notify
a holder of a wholesaler's permit or a general class B wholesaler's permit who handles the brand of liquor seized and who operates in the county in which it
was seized. If the liquor was seized in a dry area, the commission shall notify the wholesaler
who handles the brand seized who operates nearest the area. The commission and the wholesaler shall jointly determine whether the liquor is
in a salable condition.
(c) If the liquor is determined not to be in a salable condition, the commission shall
immediately destroy it. If it is determined to be in a salable condition, it shall first be offered for
sale to the wholesaler notified at the wholesaler's cost price F.O.B. its place of
business, plus any storage or warehousing charges necessarily incurred as a result
of the seizure.
(d) If the wholesaler does not exercise the right to purchase salable liquor, containers,
or packages at the price specified in this section within 10 days, the commission
shall sell the liquor, container, or packages at public or private sale, as provided
in this chapter.
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