Alcohol Control Bylaw 2014
Ture ā-Rohe Tokonga Mana Waipiro 2014
The Alcohol Control Bylaw aims to reduce alcohol-related harm by controlling the consumption or possession of alcohol in public places.
What the Alcohol Control Bylaw does
The bylaw establishes the structure to make alcohol bans.
Alcohol bans prohibit drinking alcohol in public places during particular times.
The bylaw includes criteria to help decide whether to adopt an alcohol ban, based on the requirements of the Local Government Act 2002.
Who has authority to make alcohol bans
Local boards have the delegated authority to make decisions about local alcohol bans.
Alcohol bans in areas of regional significance are made by the Governing Body of Auckland Council.
All alcohol bans are enforced by the police.
Find more information about current alcohol bans, including area maps on this page: Alcohol bans and licencing trusts.
Get a copy of the Alcohol Control Bylaw