24 Hour Licensing?
following reearch evidence was prepared
in support of the Medical Officer of Health, Hutt Valley Health
at a hearing of the Liquor Licensing Authority on applications from Kapiti Pak ‘N Save or Petone Pak ‘N Save
for licence extensions to permit the sale of beer and wine 24 hours a
studies have shown that:
indicates that later and longer hours for alcohol sales contributed
disproportionately to heavier drinking and drunken behaviour.
New Zealand research since
the 1989 Act shows that:
above findings indicate that it is likely that access by young and
heavier drinkers to 24 hour beer and wine from Kapiti or Petone Pak
’ N Save or any other supermarket will contribute to local levels of
alcohol related harm.