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This is part of an archived regulation consolidation that is current to April 25, 2017 and includes changes enacted and in force by that date.

"Point in Time" Regulation Content

Liquor Control and Licensing Act

LIQUOR CONTROL AND LICENSING REGULATION

B.C. Reg. 241/2016

NOTE: Links below go to reg content as it was prior to the changes made on the effective date. (PIT covers changes made from September 19, 2009 to present)
SECTIONEFFECTIVE DATE
Section 1 December 7, 2016
Section 2 December 7, 2016
Section 3 December 7, 2016
Section 4 April 7, 2017
Section 11 December 7, 2016
Section 26 December 7, 2016
Section 36 December 7, 2016
Section 40 December 7, 2016
Section 64 December 7, 2016
Section 74 April 7, 2017
Section 80 December 7, 2016
Section 113 December 7, 2016
Section 114 April 7, 2017
Section 116 April 7, 2017
Section 117.1 April 7, 2017
Section 122 April 7, 2017
Section 163 December 7, 2016
Section 180 December 7, 2016
Section 182 December 7, 2016
Section 184 December 7, 2016
Section 194 December 7, 2016
Part 8 December 7, 2016
Schedule 2 April 7, 2017

 Section 1 definition of "club" BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

"club" means a society as defined in section 1 of the Societies Act that has at least 50 members who pay an annual membership fee;

 Section 2 definition of "person" was added by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

 Section 3 BEFORE re-enacted by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

Compliance history

3  For the purposes of the Act, "compliance history" is defined in section 149.

 Section 4(2)(c) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 137/2017, effective April 7, 2017.

(c) a ship to which the public does not have access that is equipped with permanent sleeping accommodations, cooking facilities and a toilet.

 Section 11(1) and (2) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

(1) Only clubs are eligible to hold a liquor primary club licence.

(2) Subject to the approval of the general manager, in addition to the activities authorized by section 9, a liquor primary club licence authorizes

(a) the licensee to sell to a member of the club liquor in unopened containers in the service area for the purpose of it being removed from the service area, and

(b) a member who has purchased the liquor to remove the liquor, whether it is in an opened or unopened container, from the service area and to possess the liquor while taking it to another service area in the club.

 Section 11(4)(a) and (c)(part) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

(a) the sale of liquor under the licence is restricted to members of the club and their registered guests;

(c) the club must keep a guest register that contains the following information:

 Section 26(c)(part) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

(c) the licensee must not host, promote, or invite people to, an event catered by the licensee unless

 Section 36(a) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

(a) possess liquor, in an open container, they have purchased or received as a sample in a service area in the establishment, and

 Section 40(a)(part) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

(a) the agent must keep, in a form approved by the general manager, a record of the following for a period of at least 6 years from the creation of the records:

 Section 64(1)(a) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

(a) subject to limitation by the general manager, hours of service must start no earlier than 9 a.m. and end no later than 11 p.m.;

 Section 74(1) BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 137/2017, effective April 7, 2017.

(1) In this section, "vessel" means a vessel as defined in section 2 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001.

 Section 80(2)(e) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

(e) sales records respecting other merchandise or services provided by the licensee that are incidental to the business of the establishment;

 Section 113(1)(part) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

(1) A special event permit must not be issued for a private special event described paragraph (a) [tastings] or paragraph (b) [social] of the definition of "private special event" in section 111 unless the following conditions are met:

 Section 113(3)(b) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

(b) attendance at the event will be limited to the applicant and the applicant's staff or members of the non-profit organization, to invited guests or to persons who been given tickets before the event;

 Section 114(2) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 137/2017, effective April 7, 2017.

(2) If the price that a permittee intends to charge for a drink containing liquor that will be sold under the permit exceeds the price for that drink set out on the general manager's cost recovery list, the general manager must not issue the permit unless the general manager is satisfied that the purpose of the event is to raise funds for a charitable purpose and

(a) the permittee is a non-profit corporation or a representative of a non-profit organization who will use the profit made at the special event for charitable purposes, or

(b) the permittee will donate the profit to a non-profit corporation or non-profit organization whose primary function is to carry out charitable purposes.

 Section 116(h) BEFORE repealed by BC Reg 137/2017, effective April 7, 2017.

(h) if the prices that will be charged for drinks containing liquor exceed the general manager's cost recovery price list, the name of the non-profit corporation or non-profit organization that will receive the profit made at the special event and description of the corporation's or organization's charitable purposes.

 Section 117.1 was enacted by BC Reg 137/2017, effective April 7, 2017.

 Section 122(1) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 137/2017, effective April 7, 2017.

(1) This section applies when a permittee who holds a special event permit sells one or more drinks containing liquor for a price that exceeds the price set out on the general manager's cost recovery list.

 Section 122(2)(b) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 137/2017, effective April 7, 2017.

(b) sets out the name of the non-profit corporation or non-profit organization who will receive the profit made at the special event and description of the corporation's or organization's charitable purposes.

 Section 163(1) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

(1) Subject to subsection (2), a minor may be employed in the establishment under a liquor primary licence during the period that minors are allowed to enter and be in the service area for any employment purpose other than the selling or serving of liquor.

 Section 180(1), paragraph (a)(i) in the definition of "off-site applicant" BEFORE amended by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

(i) is applying for or holds a liquor primary, food primary, caterer or special wine store licence in which the proposed or existing establishment is an off-site establishment, or

 Section 182(1)(b) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

(b) persons exempted from section 19 (5) and 62 (1) of the Act by section 178 of this regulation;

 Section 184(4) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

(4) The certificate of completion given to a person under subsection (3) expires 5 years after the person successfully completes the program and the certificate must show the expiry date.

 Section 194(2)(part) BEFORE amended by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

(2) An owner of or person who works for a delivery service may do the following subject to the conditions set out in subsection (3):

 Part 8 was added by BC Reg 291/2015, effective December 7, 2016.

 Schedule 2, item 2 BEFORE amended by BC Reg 137/2017, effective April 7, 2017.

2Contravention of section 26 (1) (a) or (b) of this regulation [preparation and service of food is not the primary purpose of the business of caterer or caterer not having equipment or personnel necessary to prepare and serve food]10-1520-3030-60$7 500 - $10 000