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Ursula Hall (Liquor) Order (04/02/2004)

Authoritative Version
1549/2004 Orders/Other as made
The Order sets out certain conditions relating to the sale and consumption of liquor in Ursula Hall.
Administered by: DEST
General Comments: For savings arrangements in relation to the repeal of this Order see subrule 17.2 of the Liquor Statute 2006.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(2) item 6
Registered 11 Jan 2006
Date of repeal 10 Jun 2006
Repealed by Liquor Statute 2006

Ursula Hall (Liquor) Order



1. This order may be cited as the Ursula Hall (Liquor) Order.



2. In this Order, unless the contrary intention appears:


Authority means a person or body appointed by the Council under section 5(1) of the Liquor (Halls of Residence and University Union) Statute;


bar area means

A place at the Hall designated by the Authority at which liquor is sold and purchased. A bar area may be:


a.       in a permanent or temporary location;

b.      at a function or event or conference held at the Hall;


bar attendant means a person responsible for selling liquor at a bar area;


fortified liquor means liquor which is mixed with other liquor;


guest means a person who is not a resident and who is:


a.       on the premises of the Hall for the purpose of attending a special function or conference at the Hall; or

b.      on the premises of the Hall at the invitation and in the company of a resident;


Hall means Ursula Hall;


liquor means a beverage that contains more than 1.15% by volume of ethyl alcohol and includes fortified liquor;


resident means a resident of the Hall as defined by section 2 of the Liquor (Halls of Residence and University Union) Statute.



3.(1) Liquor can only be sold or supplied at the Hall to a resident or guest who is 18 years of age or older.


3.(2) A person under 18 years of age cannot purchase liquor at the Hall. A person wishing to purchase liquor may be requested to show any bar attendant identification that provides variable proof of age prior to service of liquor.


Bar Area

4.(1) The Authority must determine the parts of the Hall where a bar area can be established.


4.(2) The Authority is responsible for ensuring that a bar area is operated in an orderly manner and meets reasonable standards of hygiene.


4.(3) Liquor must only be sold or purchased at a bar area during periods determined by the Authority.


4.(4) The Authority may only determine a period that commences on or after noon on a day and ends on or before midnight on that day.


4.(5) Each bar attendant must have formal training in the selling of liquor and the responsible service of liquor prior to undertaking any such action.


4.(6) Despite anything contained in this Order, the Authority of any bar attendant may:

(a)    refuse to sell liquor to anyone; or

(b)   close the bar area;

if it is reasonably desirable to do so under the circumstances.



5.(1) The Authority must determine the parts of the Hall at which liquor purchased from the Hall can be consumed.


5.(2) Liquor not purchased from the Hall may be consumed only in a resident’s room, unless otherwise authorised by the Authority.


5.(3) The Authority is responsible for displaying at a bar area a clear notice providing details of the approximate alcoholic strength of any fortified liquor available for sale.


5.(4) The following types of liquor may only be served in a bar area in the following specified containers:

(a)    beer and cider - by the glass, can or bottle;

(b)   unfortified wine - by the glass, carafe or bottle;

(c)    spirits and fortified wine- by the glass.


5.(5) If there are reasonable grounds for believing that a resident or guest is intoxicated, the Authority or a bar attendant must not sell any liquor to that resident or guest.


5.(6) For suborder 5.(5), there are taken to be reasonable grounds for believing that a resident or guest is intoxicated (regardless of the actual belief of the Authority or bar attendant) if the person’s speech, balance, coordination or behaviour is seriously affected by the consumption of liquor. Such effects may be evident in, but not limited to, the following examples:

(a)    a notable change in behaviour (especially towards anti-social or inappropriate behaviour);

(b)   slurring of, or mistakes in, speech;

(c)    clumsiness, knocking things over or fumbling with change;

(d)   a significant loss of coordination (staggering or swaying);

(e)    a degree of confusion, a lack of understanding or ability to hear and a difficulty in responding;

(f)     vomiting, violence and/or abusive behaviour.




6. The Authority may delegate his or her powers and functions to a staff member of the Hall who is not under 18 years of age.


Disciplinary Action


7. Disciplinary action for breaches of this Order shall be dealt with under the relevant University statutes, orders and rules.