Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

The Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 was passed on the 18th December, 2012 and replaces the Sale of Liquor Act 1989. It has two objectives:

  1. To help ensure the safe and responsible sale, supply and consumption of alcohol.

  2. To help minimise the harm from excessive or inappropriate consumption of alcohol.

To look at the full Act, click here: http://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/2012/0120/latest/DLM3339333.html

This new legislation replaces the Sale of Liquor Act 1989. The new legislation came into force in stages with the final parts coming into force on the 18th December 2013.

The main changes include:

For more information on these changes please click on the relevant tab on the left panel. 
23 Dec 2013: Info on Key Changes, LAP's