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Explanatory Statement Alcohol Harm Reduction Bill 2017 (Serial 25)

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Title

Explanatory Statement Alcohol Harm Reduction Bill 2017 (Serial 25)

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Tabled Paper 291

Collection

Tabled Papers for 13th Assembly 2016 - 2020; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2017-05-10

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Tabled by Natasha Fyles

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English

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Tabled papers

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/271506

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/432564

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6 relevant period of time of a second or subsequent police BOO is 6 or 12 months. Division 3 Clause 14. BOO made by BDR Registrar - self-application Self-application for BOO This clause provides that a person may apply for a BOO to be made for their self, thereby prohibiting them from purchase, possession or consumption of alcohol. The pen~on must apply to the BOR Registrar, with the application lodged with the BOR Registrar, at a police station or other prescribed place, with a request that a BOO be made for 3, 6 or 12 months. Clause 15. Making BOO This clause provides that the BOR Registrar must make a BOO for the applicant within 2 business days of receiving the application once satisfied of the identity of the applicant, that the applicant is an adult, is not already banned and consents to the terms of the BOO. Clause 16. Period of BOO This clause provides that in making a BOO under section 15 of this Act, that the BOR Registrar must take into account the period of ban requested in clause 14, decide the relevant period, and specify the period of the ban in BOO. The BOO remains in force for the relevant period unless revoked under clause 17 following application by the person the subject of the ban. Clause 17. Revocation of BDO This clause provides that a person subject to a BOO made through selfapplication may request that the BOO is revoked. The request must be made with the BOR Registrar, at a police station or other prescribed location or by a prescribed method, and the BOR Registrar must revoke the BDO as soon as practicable and take reasonable steps to notify that the revocation has occurred. Division 4 Clause 18. BOO made by Registrar - application by others Application for BDO This clause provides that certain people may apply to the BDR Registrar for a BOO to be made for an adult. The persons include police officers, child protection workers, health professionals, a family member or guardian or carer.