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CHAPTER 405 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE RIGHT TO PETITION FOR MUNICIPAL LIQUOR CONTROL STORES IN INCORPORATED MUNICIPALITIES IN ROBESON COUNTY, ESTABLISHMENT OF SAME UPON AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF THE PEOPLE, AND PROVIDING FOR THE ALLOCATION OF NET PROCEEDS FROM THE OPERATION THEREOF. , The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
If a subsequent election shall be held and at such election a majority of the votes shall be cast Against City Liquor Control Store, the municipal board of alcoholic control shall within three months from the canvassing of such votes and the declaration of the result thereof, close said store and shall thereafter cease to operate the same, and within said three months the board of alcoholic control shall dispose of all alcoholic beverages on hand, all fixtures, and all other property in the hands and under the control of said board and convert the same into cash and turn the same over to the city treasurer. Thereafter, all Public, Public-Local and Private Laws applicable to the sale of intoxicating beverages within the said municipality in force and effect prior to the authorization to operate a liquor store, shall be in full force and effect the same as if such election had not been held until and unless another election is held under the provisions of this Act in which a majority of the votes shall be cast For City Liquor Control Store. No election shall be called and held in the municipality under the provisions of this Act within two years from the holding of the last election thereunder. It shall be the duty of the governing body of the municipality to order the special liquor election herein authorized within 60 days after sufficient petition has been filed requesting the same. But no election under this Act shall be held on the day of any biennial county, or municipal general or primary election, or within 30 days of any such election.