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Thursday, 9 December 1976


Mr James asked the Minister for the Northern Territory, upon notice:

(   1 ) Do the liquor laws ofthe Northern Territory specify an offence of 'supplying a drunken person with intoxicating liquor'.

(2)   If so, how many licencees have been prosecuted in the Northern Territory for this offence in each ofthe last 5 years.

(3)   What were the penalties, and where did the prosecutions take place.


Mr Adermann (FISHER, QUEENSLAND) (Minister Assisting the Minister for National Resources) -The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(   1 ) Section 1 46 of the Licensing Ordinance states:

A person on licensed premises who sells or supplies any liquor to or for consumption by any person in a state of intoxication shall be guilty of an offence.

Penalty for a first offence $10.00 and for any subsequent offence not less than $20.00 no more than $80.00. '

(2)   No licensees have been prosecuted in the Northern Territory for this offence in any of the last five years.

(3)   Not applicable.







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