Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Display of Low-alcohol Beverages and Other Remedial Matters) Amendment Act 2016

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Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Display of Low-alcohol Beverages and Other Remedial Matters) Amendment Act 2016

Public Act
 
2016 No 101
Date of assent
 
12 December 2016
Commencement
 
see section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Display of Low-alcohol Beverages and Other Remedial Matters) 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)

In section 5(1), replace the definition of working day with:

working day means a day of the week other than—

(a)

a Saturday, a Sunday, Waitangi Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, the Sovereign’s birthday, and Labour Day; and

(b)

if Waitangi Day or Anzac Day falls on a Saturday or a Sunday, the following Monday; and

(c)

a day in the period commencing on 20 December in any year and ending with 15 January in the following year.

5 Section 28 amended (Who can hold on-licences, off-licences, and special licences)

(1)

After section 28(1)(b), insert:

(ba)

any company within the meaning of the Companies Act 1993 that is not prevented by a restriction in its constitution (if any) from selling alcohol or from holding a licence (or a licence of the kind or kinds concerned); or

(2)

In section 28(1)(f), after “body corporate,”, insert “company,”.

6 Section 114 amended (Effect of single-area conditions)

(1)

After section 114(4), insert:

(4A)

The effect of a single-area condition set out in subsections (1) to (4) does not apply in relation to the display or promotion of, or the advertisement for, low-alcohol or non-alcoholic beer, wine, or mead.

(2)

In section 114(5)(c), replace “section 113(3)(b).” with “section 113(3)(b); and”.

(3)

After section 114(5)(c), insert:

(d)

low-alcohol or non-alcoholic beer, wine, or mead means a product that is specified in section 58(1)(a) to (d) but that is not alcohol.

Legislative history

7 December 2015

Introduction (Bill 114–1)

5 May 2016

First reading and referral to Justice and Electoral Committee

23 September 2016

Reported from Justice and Electoral Committee (Bill 114–2)

18 October 2016

Second reading

15 November 2016

Committee of the whole House

6 December 2016

Third reading

12 December 2016

Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.