Sale and Supply of Alcohol Amendment Act 2013

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Sale and Supply of Alcohol Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 131
Date of assent4 December 2013
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Amendment Act 2013.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act
4 Section 46 amended (No sale or supply outside permitted trading hours: all licences)
  • After section 46(2), insert:

    • (3) Subsection (1) does not apply where any alcohol previously placed in an area or unit (commonly known as a mini-bar) of a hotel room is, in that room, sold or supplied to—

      • (a) a person (a guest) who is, under an agreement, entitled to occupy that room; or

      • (b) a person whom that guest permits, consistently with that agreement, to be in that room.

5 Section 350 amended (Monopoly provisions continue to apply)
  • (1) After section 350(b)(i), insert:

    • (ia) for premises for which a licence to which subsection (4) applies is held; or.

    (2) In section 350, insert as subsections (2) to (4):

    • (2) Every off-licence issued under subsection (1)(b)(ia) must be issued subject to a condition that alcohol must not be sold or delivered on or from the premises for which the licence is held unless it is alcohol of a kind that, immediately before the commencement of the Sale of Liquor Act 1989, could have been sold or delivered under a wine reseller's licence granted under the Sale of Liquor Act 1962.

    • (3) A licence must, if renewed, be renewed subject to a condition that alcohol must not be sold or delivered on or from the premises for which the licence is held unless it is alcohol of a kind that, immediately before the commencement of the Sale of Liquor Act 1989, could have been sold or delivered under a wine reseller's licence granted under the Sale of Liquor Act 1962, if it is—

      • (a) an off-licence issued under subsection (1)(b)(ia) of this section or section 216(b)(iii) of the Sale of Liquor Act 1989; or

      • (b) a licence to which subsection (4) applies.

    • (4) This subsection applies to a licence if—

      • (a) it was granted as a wine reseller's licence under the Sale of Liquor Act 1962; or

      • (b) it is an off-licence granted in substitution for a wine reseller's licence granted under the Sale of Liquor Act 1962.

6 Section 409 amended (Existing licences continue in force)
  • After section 409(2), insert:

    • (2A) The trading hours permitted for premises to which an off-licence endorsed to indicate that section 51 of the Sale of Liquor Act 1989 applies to it—

      • (a) are the default maximum national trading hours stated by section 43 for an on-licence, in any case where, immediately before the commencement of this section, the same or longer trading hours were permitted for those premises; and

      • (b) are the shorter trading hours permitted under the licence, in every other case.

    • (2B) Subsection (2A) overrides subsection (2).


Legislative history

19 November 2013Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (Bill 89–2) by committee of the whole House, third reading
4 December 2013Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.