Host Responsibility

Host responsibility is the term given to how you as a licence holder will ensure you operate your premises in a responsible manner making it a safe drinking environment through:

  • The provision and promotion of food
  • The provision of non and low alcohol drinks
  • Serving alcohol with care and responsibility
  • Responsible approaches to dealing with intoxicated and underage people
  • The arrangement of safe transport options

If you do not follow your host responsibility policy, you may be committing an offence under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act by:

  • Selling or supplying liquor to intoxicated persons
  • Allowing any person to become intoxicated on licensed premises
  • Allowing drunkenness or disorderly behaviour on licensed premises
Page reviewed: 08 Jul 2014 11:16am