[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of North Branford: Article I, 8-16-1983 as Ord. No. 148, effective 9-25-1983. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Possession by Minors
[Adopted 8-16-1983 as Ord. No. 148, effective 9-25-1983]
No minor shall have in his or her possession or control any alcoholic liquor, whether such alcoholic liquor is in opened or sealed containers, within the Town of North Branford, unless accompanied by his or her parent or guardian.
As used in this Article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR
- Has the same definition as that set forth in the Connecticut General Statutes, § 30-1(3), as the same may be amended from time to time, and includes the four (4) varieties of liquor defined in Subdivisions (2), (6), (29) and (31) of the Connecticut General Statutes, § 30-1 (alcohol, beer, spirits and wine), and every liquid or solid, patented or not, containing alcohol, spirits, wine or beer and capable of being consumed by a human being for beverage purposes.
- Has the same definition as that set forth in the Connecticut General Statutes, § 30-1(20), as the same may be amended from time to time.
Editor's Note: The four (4) varieties of liquor are defined in C.G.S. § 30-1, Subdivisions (2), (5), (18) and (19).
An alcoholic liquor is within the possession or control of a minor if it is within an area accessible to such minor, excluding, however, the residence of such minor.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Article shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars ($100.) for each offense.