Sale and Supply of Alcohol Amendment Act 2015

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Sale and Supply of Alcohol Amendment Act 2015

Public Act2015 No 33
Date of assent25 March 2015
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Amendment Act 2015.

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 81 amended (Right of appeal to licensing authority)
  • Replace section 81(1) and (2) with:

    • (1) A person or an agency that made submissions as part of the special consultative procedure on a draft local alcohol policy may, within 30 days of the public notification of the resulting provisional local alcohol policy, appeal to the licensing authority against any element of that provisional local alcohol policy.

    • (2) The Police or a Medical Officer of Health may, within 30 days of the public notification of the resulting provisional local alcohol policy, appeal to the licensing authority against any element of that provisional local alcohol policy.

5 Section 83 amended (Consideration of appeals by licensing authority)
  • In section 83(2), replace an element of a draft local alcohol policy with an element of a provisional local alcohol policy.

6 Section 102 amended (Objections to applications)
  • Replace section 102(4) with:

    • (4) This subsection applies to an application—

      • (a) for a licence for premises that is of the same kind as the licence currently in force for those premises; and

      • (b) in which the conditions sought are the same as apply to that licence.

    • (4A) In the case of an application to which subsection (4) applies, the ground for an objection may not relate to any matter other than the suitability of the applicant.

7 Section 135 amended (Decision on renewal)
  • In section 135(2), replace If the committee with If the licensing authority or the committee.

8 Section 232 amended (Licensees to keep record of temporary and acting managers)
  • In the heading to section 232, replace temporary and acting managers with managers, acting managers, and temporary managers.

9 Section 371 amended (Who is qualified to vote in election of trustees of community trust)
  • In section 371(1), replace that district with the trust district.


Legislative history

19 March 2015Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 4) (Bill 188–2)
24 March 2015Third reading
25 March 2015Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.