Liquor Control Act of 1977

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Liquor Control Act
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General Information
Short Title Liquor Control Act
Long Title Liquor Control Act of 1977
Acronyms LCA
Enacted By San Andreas Congress
History
Introduced July 1st, 1977
Passed October 21st, 1977
Amendments None
Ratified No

Chapter I - Foreword[edit]

§ 101 - Definitions[edit]

(a) For the purposes of this ordinance and all references to this ordinance, "Government Official" shall refer to

(1) Law enforcement officers.
(2) Any person appointed by the local government who is entitled to enforce ordinance, by-laws or statutes.
(3) Any person appointed by the Superior Court who is entitled to enforce ordinance, by-laws or statutes.

(b) For the purposes of this law, “liquor” shall include any liquid beverage with an alcoholic content greater than 0.00%, manufactured for consumption.

(c) For the purpose of this law, a “liquor license” shall be documentation, supplied and stipulated by local government, whereby the licensed party meets both state and local requirements to operate.

§ 102 - Enforcement[edit]

(a) All establishments licensed to sell Liquor within the State of San Andreas may be temporarily closed at the discretion of a Government Official defined under Sec. 101 (a) if in violation of the San Andreas Liquor Control Act.

(b) Any establishment may have its liquor-sales privileges revoked at the discretion of local government officials entitled to do so, or in the case of multiple violations of the San Andreas Liquor Control Act as deemed necessary by an Justice of the Superior Court.

(c) Any person who violates the San Andreas Liquor Control Act, in a manner which would, upon conviction, result in possible incarceration may be taken into custody by Law Enforcement Officers in conjunction with standard arrest protocol.

Chapter II - Requirements & Statutes of Liquor Sales[edit]

§ 201 - Requirements[edit]

(a) Unless otherwise stipulated by local laws or ordinance, no person shall, within the State of San Andreas, make profit from liquor by means of sale, barter or otherwise whereby material wealth or anything of value is gained, without possession of a liquor license, to be regulated by county governance.

(1) A person who violates any provision of this section commits a misdemeanor of the second degree.

(b) Unless otherwise stipulated by local laws or ordinance, no licensed establishment shall operate without a valid local liquor license on display within view of the main entrance, on the interior of the premises.

(1) A person who violates any provision of this section may be cited for a financial penalty not greater than $1,000 for every day in which the establishment conducts business.

§ 202 - Statutes[edit]

(a) Unless otherwise stipulated by local laws or ordinance, no person under the age of twenty one, shall handle liquor unless employed by a license holder, whereby they may handle beer, wine or liquor in sealed containers in connection with, storage, warehousing, placement, stocking, bagging, loading, or unloading, and may handle liquor in open containers in connection with cleaning tables or handling empty bottles or glasses. No person under the age of twenty one shall serve liquor in an open container or over a bar.

(1) A person who violates any provision of this section may be cited for a financial penalty not greater than $3,000.
(2) An establishment which violates any provision of this section and permits this to occur whether through negligence or disregard, may be cited for a financial penalty not greater than $10,000.

(b) No person may sell liquor to any person under the age of twenty one, to be verified by valid government issued identification prior to the transaction being made.

(1) A person who violates any provision of this section commits a misdemeanor of the third degree.

(d) No liquor shall be sold to any person showing signs of inebriation or intoxication prior to entering the licensed premises.

(1) A person who violates any provision of this section may be cited for a financial penalty not greater than $1,000.

(e) No liquor shall be served on property not under direct tenancy or ownership of a licensed establishment.

(1) A person who violates any provision of this section commits a misdemeanor of the second degree.

Amendments[edit]

None