Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Anzac Day Trading Hours for Licensed RNZRSA Clubs) Amendment Act 2016

1 Title

This Act is the Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Anzac Day Trading Hours for Licensed RNZRSA Clubs) Amendment Act 2016.

2 Commencement

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

3 Principal Act

This Act amends the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 (the principal Act).

4 Section 5 amended (Interpretation)

(1)

In section 5(1), insert in their appropriate alphabetical order:

RNZRSA means the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association that is incorporated under the Incorporated Societies Act 1908 and is registered as a charity under the Charities Act 2005

RNZRSA club means a club that is a member or an affiliate of RNZRSA

(2)

In section 5(1), in the definition of permitted trading hours, after paragraph (b), insert “; and”, and further insert:

(c)

in the case of an RNZRSA club to which section 47A applies, includes the hours specified in section 47A(2)

5 Section 44 amended (Permitted trading hours for premises without relevant local alcohol policy)

In section 44(3), after “(Rugby World Cup 2015 extended trading hours)”, insert “and section 47A (Anzac Day trading hours for licensed RNZRSA clubs)”.

6 Section 45 amended (Permitted trading hours for premises with relevant local alcohol policy)

In section 45(3), after “(Rugby World Cup 2015 extended trading hours)”, insert “and section 47A (Anzac Day trading hours for licensed RNZRSA clubs)”.

7 New section 47A inserted (Anzac Day Trading Hours for Licensed RNZRSA clubs)

After section 47, insert:

47A Anzac Day trading hours for licensed RNZRSA clubs

(1)

This section applies to licensed premises if—

(a)

the premises houses an RNZRSA club; and

(b)

the club holds a club licence for the premises.

(2)

Despite anything in section 44 or 45, the permitted trading hours for any licensed premises to which this section applies include the hours from 4 am to 1 pm on Anzac Day.

(3)

Any one-way door restriction applicable to the premises does not operate during the hours specified in subsection (2).

(4)

An RNZRSA club’s use of land at its licensed premises during the hours specified in subsection (2) must be treated as not contravening section 9 of the Resource Management Act 1991 if—

(a)

this section applies to the premises; and

(b)

the use would comply with section 9 of the Resource Management Act 1991 if it occurred during any other permitted trading hours.

Legislative history

3 December 2015

Introduction (Bill 113–1)

6 April 2016

First reading, second reading, committee of the whole House, third reading

13 April 2016

Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.