The register is already being trialled in the Pilbara, Kimberley and Goldfields.
The Banned Drinkers Register prohibits customers from purchasing takeaway alcohol who have either voluntarily elected to be on the register or are subject to a current Prohibition Order or Barring Notice. A Prohibition Order is issued by the Director
of Liquor Licensing on application by the Police Commissioner and a Barring Notice is issued by the Police Commissioner.
When bottle shop staff check identification at the point of sale, the scanners show whether an individual is on the register. If the buyer is not listed, the sale can go ahead.
The scanning device also monitors the sale of takeaway alcohol using the Takeaway Alcohol Management System. This system supports liquor restrictions by stopping customers from shopping around and buying alcohol above the daily restriction limits in that
The State Government is introducing new legislation to strengthen the Banned Drinkers Register. Proposed changes include:
The Banned Drinkers Register and Takeaway Alcohol Management System are maintained by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.
Banned Drinkers Register
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