United States v. Farrar
281 U.S. 624 (1930)

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United States v. Farrar, 281 U.S. 624 (1930)

United States v. Farrar

No. 732

Argued April 28, 1930

Decided May 26, 1930

281 U.S. 624

Syllabus

Section 6 of the National Prohibition Act, which provides that "no one shall . . . purchase . . . any liquor without first obtaining a permit from the commissioner so to do . . ." relates only to that class of persons who may lawfully be authorized to sell, purchase, or otherwise deal with intoxicating liquors for nonbeverage purposes, but who proceed to do so without a permit, and does not impose any criminal liability upon the purchaser of liquor for beverage purpose. P. 281 U. S. 631.

38 F.2d 515 affirmed.

Appeal by the United States under the Criminal Appeals Act from a judgment of the district court sustaining a motion to quash an indictment charging the purchase of intoxicating liquor in violation of the National Prohibition Act.

Page 281 U. S. 631

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