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Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
Status of Legislation - First Reading Bill
An Act to Amend the Liquor Control Act
 
Legislature :
55
Session :
2
Bill No. :
63
Member :
Hon. Steeves
First Reading :
2005-6-2
Second Reading :
2005-6-3
Committee of the Whole :
2005-6-22
Amended :
Third Reading :
2005-6-28
Royal Assent :
2005-6-30
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  Bill 63         
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Text of Bill :
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:



1                           Section 40.2 of the Liquor Control Act, chapter L-10 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended



(a)               by adding after subsection (1) the following:



40.2(1.1)      Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the Corporation may appoint upon such terms and conditions as the Corporation considers appropriate a wine-maker who holds a subsisting winery licence issued under this Act and who manufactures 100,000 litres of wine or less per year as an agent of the Corporation to sell, on behalf of the Corporation for consumption in a residence, wine manufactured by the wine-maker if such wine is sold in unopened packages at a farmer's market approved by the Corporation.



(b)               by adding after subsection (2) the following:



40.2(2.1)      The provisions of this Act and the regulations relating to the sale of liquor by the Corporation and to a liquor store established by the Corporation for the sale of liquor apply mutatis mutandis to a wine-maker appointed as an agent of the Corporation under subsection (1.1) and to that part of a farmer's market used by the wine-maker for the purpose of the sale of wine.



(c)               in subsection (3) by striking out "under subsection (1)" and substituting "under subsection (1) or (1.1), as the case may be,";



(d)               in subsection (4) by striking out "under subsection (1)" and substituting "under subsection (1) or (1.1), as the case may be".



EXPLANATORY NOTES



Section 1



(a)               New provision.



(b)               New provision.



(c)                The existing provision is as follows:



40.2(3)          A brewer, a wine-maker or a distiller appointed as an agent of the Corporation under subsection (1) shall in the returns referred to in subsections 114(1) and 115(1) differentiate between the amount of the sales of beer, wine or liquor as an agent of the Corporation and the amount of the sales of beer, wine or liquor to the Corporation.



(d)               The existing provision is as follows:



40.2(4)          Subsection 141(1) does not apply to a brewer, a wine-maker or a distiller appointed as an agent of the Corporation under subsection (1).
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Legend
* Private Bill
** Bill referred to Standing Committee on Law Amendments
+ Private Member's Public Bill
++ Motion for second reading defeated
+++ Debate at second reading adjourned
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