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This page was last edited on 29 September , at By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Legislation in Luanda Province: It is illegal for any person with a liquor license to sell or supply alcoholic beverages to minors under the age of 18 years. Because the law only applies to licensees it is not illegal for minors to buy, consume or possess alcoholic beverages. It is illegal for any person with a liquor license to sell or supply alcoholic beverages to unaccompanied minors under the age of 18 years.

It is illegal for any person with a liquor license, to sell or supply alcoholic beverages to anyone under 18 years of age. The law permits adults from the ages 18 to 21 to consume, purchase and buy alcoholic beverages if accompanied by a person 21 years of age or older.

Anyone over the age of 21 years may buy or consume alcohol unaccompanied. It is illegal for any person to sell or supply alcoholic beverages to minors under the age of 18 years. It is illegal for any person to sell or serve alcoholic beverages to minors under the age of 18 years.

It is illegal for any person to sell, offer, serve or allow to serve alcoholic beverages "in substantial quantities" to any infant or young person. The criminal code defines a young person as any person under the age of 15 years.

But the Criminal Code states: It is illegal to sell, serve or supply alcoholic beverages to child or young person. A "young person" is defined as anyone under the age of 17 by the Children and Young Persons Act, Section 2. It is illegal to sell, serve or supply any alcoholic beverage to a minor under the age of 18 years. It is also illegal for minors to consume, buy or attempt to buy alcohol. Previously Article of the Libyan Penal Code prohibted the sale of alcoholic beverages to juveniles under the age of 16 years.

Republic of the Congo. The parent, adult guardian of a minor or a person responsible for administering a religious sacrament, may on occasion supply to that minor a moderate quantity of liquor to be consumed by the minor in the presence and under the supervision of that parent, guardian or other person. It is illegal for any licensee to sell, serve or supply alcoholic beverages to anyone under the age of 18 years.

The law provides an exception for anyone who is 16 or 17 years of age, and consumes a fermented alcoholic drink with a meal, in a part of a licensed premises that serves meals and is not a bar. It is illegal for any person with a liquor license, to sell, serve or supply alcoholic beverages to anyone under 18 years of age.

Before the Liquor Licensing Act was enacted in , the minimum age to sell, serve and supply alcoholic beverages was 14 years. It is illegal for any person to sell, lend, give, supply, deliver or offer alcoholic beverages to any child under the age of 16 years, except upon production of a written order signed by the parent or guardian of the child known to such person.

The police has the duty to seize any alcoholice beverage in the possession of a child under the age of 16 years without a written consent of the parents or legal guardian. It is illegal to sell or serve alcoholic drinks to anyone under the age of 18 years.

It is illegal for any adult to sell, serve or supply any alcoholic beverage to a child defined as anyone under the age of 18 years. The law provides an exception to treat an illness in urgent cases or upon order by a medical doctor.

It is illegal to sell or serve any alcoholic beverage to anyone under the age of 16 years. The President of the Barbados Road Safety Association is trying to raise the drinking age to 18 years because the law is often violated.

It is illegal to sell or serve alcoholic beverages to minors under the age of 18 years. Every sold alcoholic beverage has to have a warning message on the bottle or container reading: It is illegal to sell, serve or supply any alcoholic beverage to a person under 18 years of age.

The presidential law enacted on March 17, made any violation of the law a criminal offence. In Alberta no person may give or sell or permit any person to give or sell liquor to a minor in licensed premises. It is prohibited to sell, serve or supply alcoholic beverages to anyone under the age of 18 years.

It is also illegal for any minor to buy, attempt to buy or consume alcoholic beverages. Violation of the lawis punished with a fine of five thousand dollars, and the court may, if the offence was committed by the licensee, order that the licensee shall forfeit his licence and that no licence may be issued to that person for a period not exceeding ten years from the date of his conviction. The minimum age is 18 to enter an enclosure that sells alcoholic beverages. Selling alcohol to a minor may incur a fine.

One must provide identification upon request. Residents of Chile over the age of 18 must carry their Chilean identification card issued by the Civil Registry and Identification Service at all times. The law prohibits the sale of alcohol to a minor anyone under the age of 18 years. It is not illegal for minors to buy, attempt to buy or consume alcohol. Selling alcohol to a minor will be punished with a fine equivalent to ten basic salaries.

Whoever permits minors to maintain in any establishment which main purpose is to sell alcoholic beverages, will be sanctioned with a fine equivalent to five salaries. The penal code prohibits any adult to induce any young person under the age of 16 years, to habitually consume alcoholic beverages. However this means that de facto anyone selling, serving or supplying alcohol should check if the buyer has attained the age of 16 years.

In most cases this law is not strictly enforced. It is illegal to sell alcohol beverages to a minor under the age of 18 years of age. The law obligates establishments to place a visible notice at the point of sale and to check identification to enforce the law. However it is not illegal for minors to buy, attempt to buy or consume alcohol.

It is strictly prohibited to sell or serve alcoholic beverages to a minor under the age of 18 years. It is legal for minors to buy, attempt to buy and consume alcohol. It is illegal for any adult to sell, give or provide alcohol to a minor under the age of 18 years in any public place or licensed premises. Parents may permit their children to consume alcohol on private premises.

Minors consuming alcohol in public are committing a criminal offence. The law provides exceptions for the consumption of alcohol by minors for prescription of or at the direction of a government medical officer or in the course of the administration of Holy Communion according to the rites of any Christian denomination.

It is illegal to sell, serve or supply any alcoholic drink to a minor under 18 years of age. Minors under 18 years are prohibited by law, to consume alcoholic beverages in public. It is illegal to sell or serve alcohol to a person under 18 years of age. The law provides an exception for minors aged 16 and 17, if they consume a glass of beer, wine oder cider with a meal in a restaurant. Otherwise attempting to buy alcohol or buying alcohol as a minor is an offence. It is illegal to sell or serve alcohol to minors from May 17, Vendors are required to check identification.

It is illegal to sell or serve any alcoholic beverage to a child which is defined as anyone under the age of 18 years. The minimum age to buy and consume alcoholic beverages is regulated by each state of Mexico. But all states have set a minimum age of 18 years, and in no state it is illegal for minors to buy and consume alcohol. The law from prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors under the age of 18 years. Every point of sale or establishment serving alcohol, is required to post a notice stating that the sale of alcohol to minors under 18 years of age is illegal.

However the law permits children as young as 14 to purchase and consume alcohol in a restaurant without further restrictions. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It is illegal to sell, serve or supply alcoholiv beverages to child under the age of 18 years. It is also illegal for an adult to send a child to buy alcohol on behalf. It is not illegal for children to buy or consume alcohol. Turks and Caicos Islands. It is illegal to serve or sell liquor to a young person under the age of eighteen years.

Minors under the age of sixteen years may not present in a licensed premises mainly serving and selling alcoholic beverages. United States 50 states and integral territories. Varies by jurisdiction [42]. The National Minimum Drinking Age Act of withholds revenue from states that allow the purchase of alcohol by anyone under the age of Prior to the effective date of that Act, the drinking age varied from state to state.

Some states do not allow those under the legal drinking age to be present in liquor stores or in bars usually, the difference between a bar and a restaurant is that food is served only in the latter. Contrary to popular belief, since the act went into law, only a few states prohibit minors and young adults from consuming alcohol in private settings. As of January 1, , 15 states and the District of Columbia ban underage consumption outright, 17 states do not ban underage consumption, and the remaining 18 states have family member or location exceptions to their underage consumption laws.

United States Virgin Islands. Only selling alcohol to minors under the age of 18 is prohibited, consumption and purchase by minors is not illegal. No legally-determined drinking age. Alcohol will be sold to foreigners in certain locations, albeit clandestinely.

Non-Muslims over 17 years of age are allowed to import alcohol not to exceed maximum total volume 2 liters of liquor and 12 cans of beer at ml for personal use, once in 48 hours.

Introduced in January , [75] but not enforce to practice. The regulation is only applicable to restaurants, bars and clubs, where a liquor license is required. Private drinking is also not regulated. Alcohol laws of India Consumption of alcohol is illegal in the states of Bihar , Gujarat and Nagaland. There is a ban on alcohol, but religious minorities may purchase small amounts from shops owned by the same religious minority. Israel law prohibits selling or serving alcohol to minors, but it does not prohibit minors to drink, although the police may confiscate alcoholic drinks consumed by minors in public.

Increased from 18 to 21 in December Illegal except for tourists, 18 [ citation needed ]. Sale of alcohol is limited to tourist resorts. It is illegal to sell alcohol to local Maldivians [87].

The legal age for consumption of alcohol in Nepal is However, there are exceptions to underage consumption for purposes of religious ceremonies. Residents need personal liquor licenses to consume alcohol in their private residences. Illegal 18 for non-Muslims [42]. Non-Muslim citizens may possess alcohol to be used in accordance with religious ceremonies [42]. Legal in most cities. Illegal [ citation needed ]. Muslims are allowed to purchase alcohol, but generally not allowed to consume.

Non Muslims are allowed to purchase, and consume alcohol. The only legal distributor of alcohol in the country is the Qatar Distribution Company located in Doha.

Drinking or possessing alcohol is illegal in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Persons who drink or possess alcohol are subject to arrest and trial.

Punishments range from heavy fines, lengthy prison terms and whippings. For convenience stores, those who pretend to be 18 years and above in a "Challenge 18" scheme will be downgraded to "Challenge 21" scheme, and after which the licences will be revoked once they pretend to be 18 years and above if it is on "Challenge 21".

Home and private drinking of alcohol is allowed, although the safest age could be 6. Parents can try a sip of alcohol at any age. The age limit for alcohol is after January 1 of the year one's age turns to It is illegal for anyone under the age of 18 to consume alcohol. The Alcoholic Beverage Control Act of increased the drinking age in Thailand from 18 to 20, private drinking is not regulated in private locations.

Expatriate non- Muslim residents may request a liquor permit to purchase alcoholic beverages, but it is illegal for such holders to provide drinks to others. Exception is in Aden Region where it's legal for 21 and up [ citation needed ]. There are no laws mandating alcohol vendors to ID potential underage drinkers.

ID checks are very rarely, if ever, carried out []. Carinthia also requires adolescents to maintain a blood alcohol level below 0. It is illegal to sell or serve alcohol to a minor under 18 years of age.

The law prohibits the sale of alcohol to anyone under the age of 18 years. However, the law is rarely enforced. Since 10 January , it is illegal to "sell, serve, or offer" any form of distilled alcohol to those under the age of 18 or any alcoholic drink to those under So fermented drinks like beer or wine are permitted above Selling alcohol to a minor under the age of 18 years is an offence.

The law does not prohibit minors from buying, attempting to buy or consuming alcohol. By law, it is illegal to serve or sell alcohol to any child under the age of There is no restrictions for minors consuming alcohol. It is prohibited to sell or serve alcohol to anyone under 18 years of age.

There is no minimum age to buy or consume alcohol by law. It is illegal to sell or serve alcohol to anyone under the age of 17 years. There is no minimum age to buy, attempt to buy or consume alcohol in public. It is illegal to provide alcohol to minors [] punishable by fine or up to 1 [] or 2 [] year s imprisonment.

Consumption itself is not prohibited by law. While there is no age requirement for drinking alcohol in Denmark, there are laws that prevent minors from buying alcohol: In order to buy alcohol above 1. In order to buy alcohol above It is illegal to sell, serve or supply alcoholic beverages to anyone under the age of 18 years.

Alcohol found in possession of any child can be confiscated by the police. All major grocery chains have implemented a policy to ask for ID if the customer looks under Purchasing alcohol on behalf of a minor is a criminal offence. France has no explicitly stated consumption age, [] but selling alcohol to a minor under 18 is illegal [] and can be fined euros.

By Georgian law, the sale of alcoholic beverages to anyone under the age of 18 years is prohibited. It is illegal to sell, serve or supply fermented alcoholic beverages beer, wine, cider and sparkling wine to anyone under 16 years of age. However this age limit drops down to 14 if a minor is accompanied by his parent or legal guardian. It is generally illegal to serve, sell or supply any beverage containing spirits and aliments containing spirits above negligible amounts, to anyone under the age of 18 years.

It is illegal to sell alcoholic drinks to anyone under the age of 18, other than the following two exceptions. The minimum age to be served in licensed premises is 16 if: In , the consumption of alcoholic beverages was prohibited for minors in public. However, the law does not apply to private events or private premises. Possession or consumption of alcohol by minors is not an offence, but supplying them with alcohol is. None on private residence with permission from parents or guardians [].

It is illegal for minors to buy alcohol or for a third party to attempt to buy it for minors. It is illegal to purchase alcohol for anybody under the age of consent without permission from their guardians.

In the then Health Minister Renato Balduzzi proposed to raise the age to None [ citation needed ]. It is illegal to sell or serve alcoholic beverages to any minor under the age of 18 years. There is no minimum age to consume or possess alcohol. Wine, beer and ciders as well as some other party drinks sometimes without spirits may be purchased by the age of Spirits as well as alcopops may be sold only to people at least It is illegal to sell, serve or supply alcoholic beverages to anyone under the age of 20 years.

Persons under the age of 20 are prohibited from consuming alcoholic beverages or from possessing them. The minimum age was raised from 18 to 20 since Must show an ID card upon request. In certain smaller places, such as family-owned convenience stores and street kiosks, there is little to no enforcement on how old or young somebody purchases alcohol. There is little to no enforcement for drinking privately, but drinking in bars may require an ID. It is illegal to sell, or serve alcoholic beverages to anyone under the age of 18 years.

The minimum purchase age was raised from 16 to 18 in It is available to small, medium and large businesses with a plan to deliver short-term training to existing and new employees. This federal grant provides funding to help employers create summer job opportunities for full-time students aged 15 to 30 years who are intending to return to their studies in the next school year.

It is designed to focus on local priorities, while helping both students and their communities. COSTI receives funding through the Enabling Accessibility Fund, a federal grant that supports the capital costs of construction and renovations related to improving physical accessibility and safety for people with disabilities in Canadian communities and workplaces.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada facilitates the arrival of immigrants, provides protection to refugees, offers programming to help newcomers settle in Canada, grants citizenship, and issues travel documents such as passports to Canadians.

COSTI helps newcomers in establishing a social and professional network through leadership projects, conversation circles and mentorships.

COSTI offers newcomers pre and post-arrival information, including information on housing, employment, language training, education and skills development; enabling them to make informed decisions about their settlement and understanding life in Canada, including laws, rights, responsibilities, and how to access community resources.

COSTI offers English language classes including literacy and numeric instruction, and language learning circles at all levels, language training in the workplace and enhanced language training in administration and customer service, health care, teaching, accounting and finance fields, including workplace terminology, job search and placement. COSTI provides newcomers with information about settlement in Ontario and connects them with community services. The objective of the program is to increase early access to information and services to facilitate the settlement process and connect newcomers with appropriate community services and resources soon after arriving in Ontario.

RAP provides immediate and essential services i. The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development directs and shapes Ontario's postsecondary education and employment, and training systems. The ministry ensures that high quality postsecondary education is accessible to all qualified candidates, and manages and funds provincial employment and training programs and services.

These services are Employment Ontario programs that provide job-seekers with information, workshops, networking events, online courses and tools to ensure a successful job search. The program offers youth at least 60 hours paid training, a job for up to six months, mentorship, job-coaching and help with the transition from school to work, or to ongoing employment once the program ends. Applicants must be 15 to 29 years old, residents of Ontario, unemployed, and not attending full-time school or training.

The program offers students at least 20 hours paid training, summer jobs for up to 8 weeks part-time and after-school , mentorship, job-coaching and help to return to school after the program ends. Applicants must be 15 to 18 years old, residents of Ontario, and high school students planning to stay in or return to school, or to move on to postsecondary education.

COSTI is a designated provider of Youth Job Link and assists youth, aged 15 to 29 years old, find employment part-time, full-time and summer jobs. It also offers a job-matching service to connect youth with employers offering opportunities that fit with their skills and interests. The Ontario Victim Services Secretariat OVSS works to ensure that victims of crime are treated with respect and receive the information and services they need.

No one is prepared to become a victim of crime. It is a traumatic and difficult experience. Ontario Victim Services recognizes these hardships and is committed to providing victims with the support and services they need in the communities where they live.

Ontario victim Services provides direct services to victims of crime across Ontario and funds community organizations that deliver support services to victims. The OVSS programs assist victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and hate crime; child victims of sexual abuse and exploitation; and under-served and unserved victims; legal services and financial assistance for families of homicide victims. These programs are designed to support: The Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration provides services to help integrate newcomers and refugees, supports not-for-profit community organizations and promotes greater social inclusion, community engagement and recognition among all Ontarians.

International Student Connect The International Student Connect Program initiated by the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration to support international students wishing to settle in Ontario, represents an innovative collaboration between settlement service providers and post secondary institutions. The program offers information sessions, workshops and resources on a variety of settlement topics.

The workshops and sessions address issues such as features of life in Ontario, accessing local services, consumer awareness, housing and health care.

The program is led by COSTI, in partnership with 16 settlement agencies and 18 colleges and universities in 12 Ontario communities: Marie, Thunder Bay, Toronto, and Windsor. COSTI assists newcomers at different phases of their settlement process at seven locations. The Newcomer Settlement Program is funded by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, and its goal is to support the successful settlement and integration of newcomers to Ontario.

The program is delivered by a province-wide network of community-based not-for-profit agencies that assist newcomers in settling and integrating to communities across Ontario. Settlement agencies provide newcomers with information, guidance and support during the settlement process, and connect newcomers to services and resources in the broader community. COSTI provides mental health and employment supports to recently arrived refugees through the Ontario Refugee Resettlement program to support the large-scale resettlement and integration of refugees in Ontario.

COSTI provides newcomers with information about settlement in Ontario and connects them with community services at seven locations. COSTI offers counselling and support for women experiencing abuse at two locations.

VAW funds agencies that provide women, who have experienced violence or abuse and their children, with safe shelter and other support services. COSTI offers appropriate prevention, education, and treatment for gamblers and family members at one location.

The program provides culturally competent treatment to adults 25 years of age and older from the Italian, Spanish and Portuguese-speaking communities; youth 13 to 24 years of age and children seven to 12 years of age are seen as well within the context of family treatment.

Prevention activities are provided in partnership with ethno-specific agencies to different communities. The services provided at this location are funded by the Ministry of Seniors Affairs through Elderly Persons' Centres funding.

The Elderly Persons' Centres serve as vital community hubs that provide health, social and recreational programs to promote wellness for seniors. The Ministry of Seniors Affairs supports, develops and delivers public services to improve the quality of life for seniors and helps them lead safe, engaged, active and healthy lives.

The Ministry of the Status of Women promotes women's equality with a focus on ending violence against women and increasing women's economic security. COSTI offers a training program for women who have been abused or who are at-risk of abuse at one location and online. The Women of Courage program provides women with support to attain a college certificate in office administration.

Combined with group counselling, life skills workshops and job search activities, women are prepared for employment.

The program is offered in partnership with Humber College.

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