Supplementary Order Paper No 346

  • withdrawn on 10 October 2013

No 346

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Statutes Amendment Bill

Proposed amendment

Hon Chester Borrows, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

New Part 22A

After Part 22 (after line 28 on page 33), insert:

Part 22A
Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

107A Principal Act
  • This Part amends the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 (the principal Act).

107B 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.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper inserts a Part in the Statutes Amendment Bill to amend the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 to clarify that permitted trading hours do not apply to the sale or supply of alcohol taken from mini-bars in hotel rooms. Under the default national maximum trading hours, alcohol may not be sold or supplied between 4 am and 8 am on licensed premises for which an on-licence is held.

Departmental disclosure statement

The Ministry of Justice considers that a departmental disclosure statement is not required to be prepared for this Supplementary Order Paper.