23-1001. Definitions. As used in this chapter:
(a) The word "beer" means any beverage obtained by the alcoholic fermentation of an infusion or decoction of barley, malt and/or other ingredients in drinkable water.
(b) The word "brewer" means a person licensed to manufacture beer.
(c) "Certificate of approval" means a license issued to a person whose business is located outside of the state of Idaho, who sells beer to wholesalers located within the state of Idaho.
(d) The term "dealer" means a person licensed to import beer into this state for sale to a wholesaler.
(e) The word "director" means the director of the Idaho state police.
(f) The words "live performance" mean a performance occurring in a theater and not otherwise in violation of any provision of Idaho law.
(g) The word "person" includes any individual, firm, copartnership, association, corporation or any group or combination acting as a unit, and the plural as well as the singular number unless the intent to give a more limited meaning is disclosed by the context.
(h) The word "premises" means the building and contiguous property owned, or leased or used under government permit by a licensee as part of the business establishment in the business of sale of beer at retail, which property is improved to include decks, docks, boardwalks, lawns, gardens, golf courses, ski resorts, courtyards, patios, poolside areas or similar improved appurtenances in which the sale of beer at retail is authorized under the provisions of law.
(i) The word "retailer" means a person licensed to sell beer to consumers at premises described in the license.
(j) The word "theater" means a room, place or outside structure for performances or readings of dramatic literature, plays or dramatic representations of an art form not in violation of any provision of Idaho law.
(k) The word "wholesaler" means any person licensed to sell beer to retailers, wholesalers, permittees or consumers and distribute beer from warehouse premises described in the license.
(l) All other words and phrases used in this chapter, the definitions of which are not herein given, shall be given their ordinary and commonly understood and acceptable meanings.
[23-1001, added 1935, ch. 132, sec. 1, p. 312; am. 1974, ch. 27, sec. 41, p. 811; am. 1976, ch. 123, sec. 1, p. 472; am. 1987, ch. 200, sec. 1, p. 421; am. 1989, ch. 291, sec. 1, p. 718; am. 1991, ch. 137, sec. 4, p. 322; am. 1994, ch. 14, sec. 4, p. 23; am. 1995, ch. 311, sec. 1, p. 1071; am. 2000, ch. 469, sec. 66, p. 1517; am. 2003, ch. 111, sec. 3, p. 351; am. 2015, ch. 220, sec. 1, p. 682.]