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liquor tax certificate; or they may continue to carry on such business, upon such premises, for the balance of the term for which such tax was paid and the certificate given, with the same right and subject to the same restrictions and liabilities as if such persons had been the original applicant for and the original owners of such liquor tax certificate, upon filing a statement and bond, as provided by sections seventeen and eighteen of this act, and not otherwise; but the liquor tax certificate under which such business is carried on shall have written or stamped across the face of the same, over the signature of the officer who issued the same or his successor in office, the words “ (herein insert the name of the person), is permitted to traffic in liquor as (here insert the representative capacity whether as assignee, receiver, executor, administrator or otherwise) of the original owner of this certificate for the unexpired term thereof."

$ 18. Section twenty-seven of said chapter is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

§ 27. Voluntary sale of a liquor tax certificate. The corporation, association, copartnership or person to which or to whom any liquor tax certificate is issued, except a certificate issued under subdivisions three, five or six of section eleven of this act, or their duly authorized attorney, may sell, assign and transfer such liquor tax certificate during the time for which it was granted to any corporation, association, copartnership or person not forbidden to traffic in liquors under this act, nor under the subdivision of section eleven under which such certificate was issued, which or who may thereupon carry on the business for which such liquor tax certificate was issued upon the premises described therein, if such traffic is not prohibited therein by this act, during the balance of the term of such tax certificate, with the same rights, and subject to the same liabilities as if such corporation, association, copartnership or person were an original applicant for such certificate and the original owner thereof, upon the making and filing of a new application and bond by such purchaser in the form and as provided for by sections seventeen and eighteen of this act, and the presentation of the tax certificate to the officer who issued the same or to his successor in office, who shall write or stamp across the face of the certificate over his signature the words “consent is hereby given for the transfer of this liquor tax certificate to (and here insert the name of the corporation, association, copartnership or person to which or to whom the same is transferred); " provided, however, that no such sale, assignment or transfer shall be made except in accordance with the provisions of the liquor tax law, nor permitted by any holder of a certificate who shall have been convicted, or be under indictment, or against which or whom a complaint under oath shall have been made, and be pending, for violating the provisions of this act or who shall have yiolated any provision of the liquor tax law. For each endorsement under sections twenty-five, twenty-six and twenty-seven of this act, the officer making the same shall charge and receive the sum of ten dollars to be paid by the applicant, which sum shall be apportioned and accounted for as are taxes, as provided in sections thirteen and fourteen of this act.

§ 19. Section twenty-eight of the said chapter is hereby amended 30 as to read as follows:

§ 28. Subdivision 1. Certiorari upon refusal to issue or transfer liquor tax certificates, and of the revocation and cancellation of a liquor tax certificate.— Whenever any officer charged with the duty of issuing or consenting to a transfer of a liquor tax certificate under the provisions of this act shall refuse to issue or transfer the same, such officer shall indorse upon the application therefor, or attach thereto a statement of his reasons for such determination, and shall, if requested, furnish to the applicant a copy of such statement. Such applicant shall have the right to a writ of certiorari to review the action of such officer. The writ may be issued by, returnable to, and heard by a county judge of the county, or a justice of the supreme court of the judicial district in which the premises are situated in which the applicant desires to carry on the business of trafficking in liquors. If the writ be granted, the officer to whom it is directed shall in his return thereto, include copies of all the papers on which his action was based, and a statement of his reasons for refusing to grant such application. If such judge or justice shall upon the hearing determine that such application for a liquor tax certificate or for a transfer has been denied by such officer without good and valid reasons therefor, and that under the provisions of this act such liquor tax certificate should be issued or transferred, such judge or justice may make an order commanding such officer to grant such application and to issue or transfer such liquor tax certificate to such applicant upon the payment of the tax or fee therefor.

Subdivision 2. At any time after a liquor tax certificate has been granted to any corporation, association, copartnership or person in pursuance of this act, under subdivision one, two, three or six of section eleven, any citizen of the state may present a verified petition to a justice of the supreme court, or a special term of the supreme court of the judicial district in which such traffic in liquors is authorized to be carried on, or in which the holder of such certificate resides, or if such holder of a liquor tax certificate is authorized to traffic in liquor under subdivision four or five of section eleven of this act, to a justice of the supreme court of the judicial district in which the principal office within this state of the corporation, association, copartnership or person is located, for

an order revoking and cancelling such certificate upon the ground that material statements in the application of the holder of such certificate were false, or that he was not entitled to receive or is not entitled, on account of the violation of any provisions of this law, conviction for which would cause a forfeiture of such certificate, or for any other reason, to hold such certificate. Such petition shall state the facts upon which such allegations are based. Upon the presentation of the petition, the justice or court shall grant an order requiring the holder of such certificate, and the officer who granted the same, or his successors in office, to appear before him, or before a special term of the supreme court of the judicial district, on a day specified therein, not more than ten days after the granting thereof; and said order shall also contain an injunction restraining the said certificate-holder from transferring or surrendering such certificate until the final determination of the proceedings. A copy of such petition and order shall be served upon the holder of such certificate, and the officer granting the same, or his successor in office, in the manner directed by such order, not less than five days before the return day thereof. On the day specified in such order, the justice or court before whom the same is returnable shall hear the proofs of the parties, and may, if deemed necessary or proper, take testimony in relation to the allegations of the petition, or appoint a referee to take proofs in relation thereto, and report the evidence to such justice or court. If the justice or court is satisfied that material statements in the application of the holder of such certificate were false, or that the holder of such certificate was not entitled to receive, or is not entitled to hold such certificate, an order shall be granted revoking and cancelling such certificate. Said order shall also provide that the holder of said liquor tax certificate, or any other person having such certificate in his possession or under his control, shall forthwith surrender said certificate to the officer who issued the same, or to his successor in office. Upon the entry of such order in the county clerk's office of the county in which the traffic in liquors is authorized to be carried on under the certificate so revoked, and filing a copy thereof with the officer who issued such certificate, or his successor in office, and the service of a certified copy thereof upon the holder of said liquor tax certificate, or such substituted service as the court or justice may direct, all the rights of the holder of said liquor tax certificate under such certificate, to traffic in liquors or to any rebate thereon under this act, shall cease; and the holder of said liquor tax certificate, or any other person having such certificate in his possession or under his control, upon whom service of a certified copy of said order shall be made in like manner, shall immediately surrender said certificate to the officer who issued the same, or to his successor in office. The neglect or refusal on the part of any person to surrender said certificate in pursuance of such order immediately upon the service thereof, shall be a contempt of court, punishable in the manner provided by the code of civil procedure. Costs upon such proceedings may be awarded in favor of and against any party thereto, in such sums as in the discretion of the justice or court before which the petition is heard, may seem proper.

$ 20. Section twenty-nine of the said chapter is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

$ 29. Injunction for unlawfully trafficking in liquors or without liquor tax certificate.— If any corporation, association, copartnership or person shall unlawfully traffic in liquor without obtaining a liquor tax certificate, as provided by this act, or shall traffic in liquors contrary to any provision of this act, the state commissioner of excise, the deputy commissioner, special deputy commissioners, special agents or, except in counties containing a city of the first class, the county treasurer of the county in which the principal office of such corporation, association or copartnership is located, or in which such person resides or traffics in liquor, or any taxpayer residing in the county, may present a verified petition to a justice of the supreme court or a special term of the supreme court of the judicial district in which such county is situated, for an order enjoining such corporation, association, copartnership or person from trafficking in liquor thereafter. Such petition shall state the facts upon which such allegations are based. Upon the presentation of the petition, the justice or court shall grant an order requiring such corporation, association, copartnership or person to appear before him, or before a special term of the supreme court of the judicial district, on the day specified therein, not more than ten days after the granting thereof, to show cause why such corporation, association, copartnership or person should not be permanently enjoined from trafficking in liquor, until a liquor tax certificate has been obtained, in pursuance of law, or why such corporation, association, copartnership or person should not be permanently enjoined from trafficking in liquors contrary to the provisions of the liquor tax law. A copy of such petition and order shall be served upon the corporation, association, copartnership or person, in the manner directed by such order, not less than five days before the return day thereof. On the day specified in such order, the justice or court before whom the same is returnable shall hear the proofs of the parties, and may, if deemed necessary or proper, take testimony in relation to the allegations of the petition, or appoint a referee to take proofs in relation thereto, and report the evidence to such justice or court. If the justice or court is satisfied that such corporation, association, copartnership or person is unlawfully trafficking in liquor without having obtained a liquor tax certificate, as provided by this act, or contrary to the provisions of this act, an order shall be granted enjoining such corporation, association, copartnership or person from thereafter trafficking in liquor, contrary to the provisions of the liquor tax law, or without obtaining a liquor tax certificate. If, after the entry of such order in the county clerk's office of the county in which the principal place of business of the corporation, association or copartnership is located, or in which the person so enjoined resides or traffics, and the service of the copy thereof upon such corporation, association, copartnership or person, or such substituted service as the court may direct, such corporation, association, copartnership or person shall, in violation of such order, traffic in liquor, such traffic shall be deemed a contempt of court and punishable in the manner provided by the code of civil procedure. Costs upon the application for such injunction may be awarded in favor of and against the parties thereto in the discretion of the justice or court before which the petition is heard. If awarded against the people of the state of New York, such costs shall be payable by the county treasurer, special deputy or state commissioner, upon the certificate of such justice or court, out of any moneys which may be in his hands, or that may thereafter come into his hands, on account of the tax provided for by this act. No proceeding under this section shall be taken, however, for a violation of section twenty-one of the liquor tax law, against any holder of a liquor tax certificate, who shall have made proper application for a new certificate, during the days of grace allowed under the provisions of said section twenty-one.

§ 21. Section thirty of the said chapter is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

§ 30. Persons to whom liquor shall not be sold or given away.- No corporation, association, copartnership or person, whether taxed under this act or not, shall sell, deliver or give away or cause or permit or procure to be sold, delivered or given away any liquors to:

1. Any minor under the age of eighteen years nor to such minor for any other person;

2. To any intoxicated person; 3. To any habitual drunkard; 4. To any Indian;

5. To any person to whom such corporation, association, copartnership or person may be forbidden to sell by notice in writing from the parent, guardian, husband, wife or child of such person over sixteen

years of age, or by a magistrate or overseer of the poor of the town; provided, however, that such notice in writing by a magistrate or overseer of the poor of the town shall apply only in

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