Section 28-9-1

Legislative intent and purpose.

The legislative intent and purpose of this chapter is to provide a structure for the business relations between a wholesaler and a supplier of beer. Regulation in this area is considered necessary for the following reasons:

(1) To maintain stability and healthy competition in the beer industry in this state.

(2) To promote and maintain a sound, stable, and viable three-tier system of distribution of beer to the public.

(3) To promote the public health, safety, and welfare.

(Acts 1988, No. 88-80, p. 87, §1.)