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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_18B > GS_18B-1203

§18B‑1203.  Primary area of responsibility.

(a)        Each agreementshall designate a sales territory of the wholesaler. No winery may enter intomore than one agreement for each brand of wine or beverage it offers in anyterritory unless the Commission, using the standards of G.S. 18B‑1204(4),orders otherwise. Territories served by a wine wholesaler on March 21, 1983,are designated sales territories within the meaning of this section. Within 30days of the effective date of this Article, each winery shall notify theCommission in writing of all designations of sales territories as of March 21,1983. Redesignations occurring after March 21, 1983, shall be reported to theCommission within 30 days. No provisions of this Article, however, may prohibitthe continuation of a multi‑wholesaler agreement entered into beforeMarch 21, 1983, as between the winery and the original wine wholesalersthereto.

(b)        This section maynot be construed as restricting sales or sales efforts by any wine wholesalerattempting to sell wines within any designated sales territory. (1983,c. 85, s. 2.)