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The Liquor Control Amendment Act (2)

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S.M. 1992, c. 49

The Liquor Control Amendment Act (2)

(Assented to June 24, 1992)

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

C.C.S.M. c. L160 amended

1           The Liquor Control Act is amended by this Act.

2           The following is added after subsection 11(3):

Regulations re sale of non-potable intoxicating substances

11(3.1)     The commission may make regulations regulating or prohibiting the sale, offer for sale or display for sale of any substance designated as a non-potable intoxicating substance under subsection (3).

3           Section 113 is repealed and the following is substituted:

No purchase or use of non-potable intoxicating substance as beverage

113         No person shall

(a) purchase or attempt to purchase for use as a beverage;

(b) have in his or her possession for use as a beverage; or

(c) consume or use as a beverage;

any substance designated as a non-potable intoxicating substance under subsection 11(3).

4           Section 127 is repealed and the following is substituted:

Major offences by persons

127(1)      Every person, not being a corporation, who offends against any provision of subsection 111(1) or clause 112(b), or any provision of a regulation made under subsection 11(3.1), is guilty of an offence and is liable, on summary conviction,

(a) in the case of a first offence, to a fine of not less than $500. and not more than $10,000. or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months or to both; and

(b) in the case of a second or subsequent offence, to imprisonment for a term of not more than 18 months.

Major offences by corporations

127(2)      Every corporation that offends against any provision of subsection 111(1) or clause 112(b), or any provision of a regulation made under subsection 11(3.1), is guilty of an offence and is liable, on summary conviction,

(a) in the case of a first offence, to a fine of not less than $1000. and not more than $20,000.; and

(b) in the case of a second or subsequent offence, to a fine of not less than $5,000.

5           Subsections 128(1) and (2) are amended

(a) by striking out "subsection 111(1), clause 112(b) or clause 113(a)" wherever it occurs and substituting "subsection 111(1) or clause 112(b), or against any provision of a regulation made under subsection 11(3.1)"; and

(b) by adding "on summary conviction," after "liable," wherever it occurs.

Coming into force

6           This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.