177. When confiscation has been ordered by a judge, or has taken place as a result of the expiry of the two months’ delay provided for in section 175, the Corporation shall sell any beer seized, the alcoholic content of which is not more than 5 % by weight, with the receptacles containing it, to a brewer or other person holding a permit for the sale of beer or of beer and wine. The Corporation shall take possession, as owner, of the other alcoholic beverages seized, with their receptacles, and the Minister of Public Security shall dispose by onerous title of the other things seized except the vehicles which shall be disposed of in accordance with the section 178.
When a judgment orders the seizure of alcoholic beverages against a person holding a permit or such person is declared bankrupt or makes an assignment of his property, the alcoholic beverages confiscated or found in the possession of the holder of the permit at the time of his bankruptcy or assignment of property must be surrendered to the Corporation. The latter, within one month after the date of such delivery, shall remit to whomsoever is entitled thereto
(a) the proceeds of the sale by the Corporation of the beer and weak cider having an alcoholic content of not more than 5 % by weight, and the receptacles containing them, less 10 % of such value;
(b) the value of the other alcoholic beverages and of the receptacles containing them, less 10 % of such value.
1971, c. 19, s. 181; 1986, c. 86, s. 41; 1988, c. 46, s. 24; 1992, c. 61, s. 342.