Code of Ordinances

Of Union County, Illinois.

21-4-14 Unlawful Purchase, Acceptance or Possession of Liquor

(A) Any person to whom the sale, gift or delivery of any alcoholic liquor is prohibited because of age shall not purchase or accept a gift of such alcoholic liquor or have such alcoholic liquor in his possession.

(B) If a licensee, or their agents or employees, believe or have reason to believe that a sale or delivery of any alcoholic liquor is prohibited because of the age of the prospective recipient, he shall, before making such sale or delivery, demand presentation of some form of positive identification, containing proof of age, issued by a public officer in the performance of his official duties.

(C) No person shall transfer, alter or deface such an identification card; use the identification card of another; carry or use a false or forged identification card; or obtain an identification card by means of false information.

(D) No person shall purchase, accept delivery, or have possession of alcoholic liquor in violation of this Chapter.

(E) The consumption of alcoholic liquor by any person under the age of twenty-one (21) years is forbidden.

(F) The possession and dispensing or consumption by a person under twenty-one (21) years of age of alcoholic liquor in the performance of a religious service or ceremony, or the consumption by a person under twenty-one (21) years of age under the direct supervision and approval of the parent or parents or those persons standing in loco parentis of such person under twenty-one (21) years of age in the privacy of a home is not prohibited by this Chapter.  (Ord. No. 2009-13; 08-17-09) 

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