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10-33 Alcohol Prohibited Areas - Amendments to the Local Government Act 1993

Date: Wednesday 15th December 2010
Category: Council Circular

The NSW Parliament has passed the Local Government Amendment (Confiscation of Alcohol) Act 2010. The Act was assented to by the Governor on 7 December 2010 and its provisions commenced on that date. The purpose of this Circular is to advise councils of the effect of these amendments.

The amendments provide the power to Police and authorised council enforcement officers to confiscate and tip out alcohol in the possession of a person who is in an area where alcohol consumption is prohibited by a notice under section 632 (for existing Alcohol Prohibited Areas) and section 632A (for newly established Alcohol Prohibited Areas) of the Local Government Act 1993 (the Act).  Read more...

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