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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 65 with limited means.
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The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the Waimakariri District and has become an employer of choice.
The LAP encourages the responsible sale, supply and consumption of alcohol and focuses on reducing alcohol related harm.
The LAP can only deal with matters relating to licensing; the current LAP contains the following types of licensing policies:
Proposed changes to the policy
Section 2.1 Definitions
“Child focussed events” are events where the focus of the event is on children and young persons (under the age of 18) and activities for them – including where the safety, welfare and wellbeing of those children and young persons are paramount.
Section 4.4 Special Licences
Section 4.4.5 Child-focused events
No licence will be issued for child-focussed events in order to support a safe physical and emotional environment for children and young people (under the age of 18 years).
This reinforces school health education messages about alcohol not being needed to have fun and reinforces parenting strategies to reduce adolescent alcohol use.
Such events include, but are not limited to the following: school sports days, gala/fair days, district/regional/national sports events.