Excise Act, 2001
Marginal note:Prohibition — possession
70 (1) No person shall possess bulk alcohol.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply
(a) to a spirits licensee or a licensed user who possesses bulk spirits that were produced or imported by a spirits licensee;
(b) to a wine licensee or a licensed user who possesses bulk wine that was produced or imported by a wine licensee;
(c) to a licensed user who possesses bulk alcohol that was imported by the licensed user;
(d) to an alcohol registrant who possesses, for the purposes of storage or transportation, bulk alcohol that was produced by an alcohol licensee or imported by an alcohol licensee or licensed user;
(e) to a sufferance warehouse licensee who possesses in their sufferance warehouse bulk alcohol that was imported by a person permitted to do so under this Act;
(f) to a ferment-on-premises registrant who possesses bulk wine that was produced at the registrant’s ferment-on-premises facility by an individual for the individual’s personal use; or
(g) to an individual who possesses less than 500 L of bulk wine that was lawfully produced at a residence or a ferment-on-premises facility for an individual’s personal use.
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