Section 125 Liquor Act 2007 | Responsible Adult Not to Leave Minor Unaccompanied


Section 125 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Responsible Adult Not to Leave Minor Unaccompanied and is set out below.

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The Legislation

125 Responsible adult not to leave minor unaccompanied on licensed premises

(1) If, under this Act, a minor is required to be accompanied by a responsible adult while in a hotel or licensed public entertainment venue, the responsible adult who is accompanying the minor must not leave the minor unaccompanied on the licensed premises without first informing the licensee or an employee or agent of the licensee. Maximum penalty: 30 penalty units.

(2) In the prosecution for an offence under this section, the defendant has the burden of proving that he or she was not the responsible adult in relation to a minor at the relevant time.