Borough of Rockaway, NJ
Morris County
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[Adopted 10-14-1971 by Ord. No. 5-71 as Ch. 4, Art. II, of the 1971 Code of Ordinances]
It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of 21 years to do the following:
Enter any premises licensed for the sale of alcoholic beverages for the purpose of purchasing or having served or delivered to him any alcoholic beverages.
Frequent or loiter in any room used or devoted to the sale, service or consumption of alcoholic beverages upon a licensed premises.
Purchase, attempt to purchase or have another purchase for him any alcoholic beverages.
Misrepresent or misstate his age or induce, assist, aid or abet another to misrepresent or misstate his age for the purpose of inducing any licensee or any employee of any licensee to sell, serve or deliver any alcoholic beverage to him or any other person under the age of 21 years.
Transport alcoholic beverages in any motor vehicle, except as otherwise authorized by the alcoholic beverage laws of the state.[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 4-28, entitled "Prohibited from ordering, being served with, having in possession or consuming alcoholic beverages in public places," which immediately followed this subsection, was deleted 11-14-1991 by Ord. No. 22-91.
No one licensed to sell alcoholic beverages at retail shall sell, serve, deliver or allow, permit or suffer the service or delivery of any alcoholic beverage, directly or indirectly, to any person under the age of 21 years or allow, permit or suffer the consumption of alcoholic beverages by any such person upon the licensed premises.[1]
Editor's Note: Original Sec. 4-30, entitled "Contributing to the use of alcoholic beverages by minors in public prohibited," which immediately followed this section, was deleted 11-14-1991 by Ord. No. 22-91.
When any police officer of the Borough shall have reason to believe that a violation of this article has taken place, any intoxicating liquor found in the possession of any minor or held by any person for the consumption of a minor in violation of this article may be confiscated by the police officer and held as evidence.
Upon the termination of any proceeding instituted against the person owning or possessing such intoxicating liquor, the evidence shall either be returned to the owner or disposed of in such a manner as the Judge of the Municipal Court may determine; provided, however, that in no case shall any intoxicating liquor be returned to the minor.
The parents or guardians of any minor charged with a violation of any of the provisions of this article shall be required to attend the hearing of the complaint. For the purpose of compelling such attendance, the Judge of the Municipal Court of the Borough is authorized and directed to cause the parents or guardians of the minor to attend the hearing by issuing appropriate subpoenas to compel such attendance.