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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2012
AN ACT TO AMEND THE LIQUOR CONTROL ACT
(Assented to June 27, 2012)
Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:
RSNL1990 cL-18 as amended
1. (1) Section 2 of the Liquor Control Act is amended by adding immediately after paragraph 2(d) the following:
(d.1) "brew restaurant" means a restaurant that offers a full service menu and has a microbrewery on the premises;
(2) Section 2 of the Act is amended by repealing paragraph 2(e).
(3) Section 2 of the Act is amended by adding immediately after paragraph (r) the following:
(r.1) "microbrewery" means a small capacity brewery that produces less than 5,000 hectolitres of beer per year;
2. Section 28 of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:
Beer vendor's licence
28. (1) The board may grant a licence to
(a) a brewer who is licensed under the Liquor Corporation Act or an association of 2 or more brewers;
(b) a person who has been approved by the board as an agent of a brewer, or of an association of 2 or more brewers, licensed under the Liquor Corporation Act; or
(c) a person who has been recommended as a distributor by one or more brewers who are licensed under the Liquor Corporation Act,
to sell beer to a person who is not disqualified to purchase it under this Act or the regulations, for consumption off the premises where beer is sold.
(2) A licence that is granted under subsection (1) is valid only in respect of the premises described in the licence.
(3) A brewer or an association of brewers, a brewer’s agent, a distributor or the agent or employee of either of them shall not sell or deliver beer except under a licence issued under and in accordance with subsection (1).
(4) A brewer, an association of brewers, a brewer’s agent, a distributor or the agent or employee of either of them shall not
(c) advertise for sale; or
beer except in the container and package sizes approved by the corporation.
(5) Notwithstanding subsection (4), a brewer who owns and operates a brew restaurant is permitted to sell beer by the glass or open bottle to guests at meals for consumption at the brew restaurant.
(6) A person who contravenes this section is guilty of an offence.