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Health Promotion Agency Guide | Sale and supply of Alcohol Act

Posted 23 December 2013.

​ The Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 is replacing the Sale of Liquor Act 1989.

​Please see below the Health Promotion Agency’s guides on the new laws:

Supplying alcohol to under-18s

From 18 December 2013, there are new laws for supplying alcohol to under-18s.

It will be illegal to supply alcohol to someone under the age of 18 years unless:

The person supplying the alcohol is the parent or legal guardian and the alcohol is supplied in a responsible manner, or
The person supplying alcohol has the express consent of the young person’s parent or legal guardian and the alcohol is supplied in a responsible manner.

You could be fined up to $2,000 if you don’t follow the law.