after the passage of this act

Construed, as the expression appears in local option legislation which provides that liquor licenses issued "after the passage of this act" shall be void a specified time after the holding of an election at which the sale of intoxicating liquors shall be prohibited, to mean the time when the act takes effect. 30 Am J Rev ed. Intox L § 111.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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