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§19.161 Operations bond.
(a) General. Any person who intends to establish a distilled spirits plant must furnish an operations bond (or a unit bond, see §19.165) covering distilled spirits operations at such plant on TTB F 5110.56 with the original application to register the distilled spirits plant.
(b) Approval of bond. The appropriate TTB officer may require a statement, executed under the penalty of perjury, as to whether the principal, or any person owning, controlling, or managing the business of the applicant has been convicted of, or has compromised any offense listed in §19.157(a)(1), or has been convicted of any offense listed in §19.157(a)(2). If the above statement contains an affirmative answer, the applicant must provide an additional detailed statement describing the circumstances surrounding each conviction or compromise. The appropriate TTB officer will decide whether to approve or disapprove the bond.
(26 U.S.C. 5173, 5551)