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Liquor and Accommodation Act 1990 (No. 44 of 1990)
Requested:  16 Sep 2014
Consolidated as at:  Sessional

94. Power of police to require people to leave licensed or special permit premises

      (1) A police officer may require a person –

(a) the police officer reasonably believes is on licensed premises contrary to this Part or on premises specified in a special permit contrary to that permit; or

(b) whose entry onto licensed premises has lawfully been prohibited by or on behalf of the licensee; or

(ba) whose entry onto premises specified in a special permit has been prohibited in accordance with this Part; or

(c) who has lawfully been required by the licensee or a person acting with the authority of the licensee to leave licensed premises; or

(d) who has been required, in accordance with this Part, to leave premises specified in a special permit –

to leave those premises.

      (2) A police officer may –

(a) arrest without warrant a person who refuses to comply with a requirement made in accordance with subsection (1); and

(b) use such reasonable force as may be necessary to remove from licensed premises or premises specified in a special permit a person who refuses to comply with a requirement made in accordance with subsection (1).