Police test the compliance of licensed premises with underage alcohol sales.
Police in your district may carry out a Controlled Purchase Operation. This is where they ask volunteers under the age of 18 to enter a licensed premises and attempt to purchase alcohol.
There are penalties if the premises sells to a minor. The licensee may be liable to either or both of the following:
- a fine of not more than $10,000:
- the suspension of the licensee’s licence for a period of not more than 7 days:
The manager may also be liable to a fine of not more than $10,000. For more information, click here.