LIQUOR LICENCE ACT 1974
Procuring drink for drunken person or minor
(1) If any person in licensed premises procures intoxicating liquor for consumption
by a drunken person or by a minor he commits an offence.
(2) If any person aids a drunken person or a minor in obtaining or consuming intoxicating liquor in licensed premises he commits an offence.
(3) A person guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred dollars:
Provided that it shall be a defence to any charge under this section of procuring intoxicating liquor for consumption by a minor for the person charged to prove that he believed and had reasonable grounds for believing that the minor was eighteen years of age or older.
[Section 42 amended by 1998:9 effective 15 May 1998; Section 42 amended by 2014 : 9 s. 3 effective 1 October 2014]
False evidence of age
[Repealed by 2010 : 29 s. 6.]
[Section 42A repealed by 2010 : 29 s. 6 effective 1 June 2010]
Persons found on licensed premises outside permitted hours
(1) Where a person is found on licensed premises outside the permitted hours or
the period mentioned in section 31—
he shall, unless he proves that he is there for a lawful purpose, be guilty of an offence; and
the licensed person if, himself or by his servant or agent, he permits that person to be there and does not prove that he is there for a lawful purpose commits an offence:
Punishment on summary conviction: a fine of $300.
(2) Where, on being asked by a police officer for the name and address, a person found on licensed premises outside the permitted hours or such period as aforesaid—
refuses to give them; or
gives a false name or address; or
refuses to answer satisfactorily any question put to him to ascertain the
correctness of the name or address given, he commits an offence: Punishment on summary conviction: a fine of $100.
(3) A police officer may arrest without warrant any person whom he, with reasonable cause, suspects of having committed an offence under subsection (2).