House Policy On The Responsible Serving Of Alcohol
- The Club recognises that it is against the law to serve alcohol to any person who appears to be in a state of intoxication.
- The Club recognise that it is against the law to serve or supply alcohol to any person under the age of 18 years.
- The Club recognises that it is against the law to allow intoxicated, disruptive or violent behaviour on the Club premises.
- The Club seeks to ensure that no harm comes to patrons as a result of our service of alcohol.
- The Club seeks to promote and create an environment that discourages drunken disruptive behaviour.
- A range of drinks is offered to patrons, which include a selection of non-alcoholic beverages, and ice water is provided on a complimentary basis if requested.
- Staff have been familiarized with this House Policy and are trained to implement it.
- If a staff member feels that a patron has become intoxicated and continues to order alcohol, the staff member will contact the Duty manager and advise of the patron's state of intoxication.
- The Duty manager will determine whether or not service should continue.
- If service is refused, the Duty Manager will politely explain to the patron that the Club cannot legally serve alcohol to the point of intoxication.
Under Age Drinking
- This Club has surveillance procedures designed to detect under age persons seeking to enter the premises.
- If a staff member believes that a patron who is ordering or being supplied alcohol, is less than 18 years of age; he/she will request proof of age. Acceptable proof of age is either current passport, Proof of Age Card, Photo Drivers Licence.
- If the person is less than 18 years of age or refuses to produce identification, staff will refuse service and the Duty manager will request the person leave the premises.
Entering The Club
- All members are requested to show their membership card upon entry to the Club.
- This Club does not allow intoxicated persons to enter the Club.
- All members who sign in guests are responsible for those guests whilst they are on the premises.
- Member's guests must remain within the near proximity of the members company.
- Guests must not remain on the Club premises after the member has departed the premises.
Disruptive, Violent Or Intoxicated Behaviour
- If a staff member becomes aware that a patrons behaviour is becoming disruptive or violent, he/she will notify the Duty manager.
- If the behaviour is not acceptably modified after confrontation, the Duty Manager will require the patron to leave the Club premises immediately.
Refusal Of Service
- If service is refused to a patron, the Duty manager will emphasize that although the individual's patronage is greatly valued, further service of alcohol to that patron is illegal and could jeopardise the Club's Liquor License.
- Permit intoxication, indecent, violent or quarrelsome behaviour on licensed Club premises Max. penalty $5,500.
- Sell or supply liquor to an intoxicated person on licensed Club premises Max. penalty $5,500.
- Allow liquor to be sold or supplied to a minor on licensed Club premises Max. penalty $5,500. This Club seeks to publicise and promote on Responsible Serving Practices.