City of Absecon, NJ
Atlantic County
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[1997 Code § 118-13; N.J.S.A. 33:1-77]
No licensee shall sell or serve alcoholic beverages to persons under the legal age.
[1997 Code § 118-14]
No person under the legal age shall purchase or attempt to purchase any alcoholic beverage.
[1997 Code § 118-15]
No person under the legal age shall falsely represent that he or she is of legal age or over in an attempt to purchase any alcoholic beverage.
[1997 Code § 118-16; New]
No person shall misrepresent or misstate his or her age or the age of any other person for the purpose of inducing any person to sell, serve or deliver any alcoholic beverage to a person under the legal age.
It shall be unlawful for:
A. 
A person under the legal age for purchasing alcoholic beverages to enter any premises licensed for the retail sale of alcoholic beverages for the purpose of purchasing or having served or delivered to him or her any alcoholic beverage; or
B. 
A person under the legal age for purchasing alcoholic beverages to consume any alcoholic beverage on premises licensed for the retail sale of alcoholic beverages, or to purchase, attempt to purchase or have another purchase for him any alcoholic beverage; or
C. 
Any person to enter any premises licensed for the retail sale of alcoholic beverages for the purpose of purchasing, or to purchase alcoholic beverages, for another person who does not because of his age have the right to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages.
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this section shall be deemed and adjudged to be a disorderly person, and upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than $500. In addition, the court shall suspend the person's license to operate a motor vehicle for six months or prohibit the person from obtaining a license to operate a motor vehicle in this State for six months beginning on the date he becomes eligible to obtain a license or on the date of conviction, whichever is later. In addition to the general penalty prescribed for an offense, the court may require any person under the legal age to purchase alcoholic beverages who violates this act to participate in an alcohol education or treatment program authorized by the Department of Health for a period not to exceed the maximum period of confinement prescribed by law for the offense for which the individual has been convicted. [N.J.S.A. 33:1-81]