Federal Alcohol Administration Act Law and Legal Definition

The Federal Alcohol Administration Act (Act) regulates interstate and foreign commerce in distilled spirits, wine, and malt beverages. The Act also seeks to protect revenue, and enforce postal laws with respect to distilled spirits, wine, and malt beverages.

According to 27 USCS § 203, the Act prohibits certain acts as unlawful which include the following :

1.any person engaging in the business of distilling distilled spirits, producing wine, rectifying or blending distilled spirits or wine, or bottling, or warehousing and bottling, distilled spirits; or

2.any person so engaged to sell, offer or deliver for sale, contract to sell, or ship, in interstate or foreign commerce, directly or indirectly or through an affiliate, distilled spirits or wine so distilled, produced, rectified, blended, or bottled, or warehoused and bottled.