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    Sec. 6-48. Minors Generally.

     

    Sec. 6-48. Minors generally.
     
    (a) Any person owning, managing or operating a billiard room may, in his discretion, allow minors between the ages of sixteen (16) and eighteen (18) years to play or watch the play of billiards in the billiard room when:
     
    (1) The interior of the billiard room is lighted throughout at a level of forty (40) footcandles;
     
    (2) No partitions, other than those for toilet facilities, are maintained in the billiard room; and
     
    (3) No window in the billiard room is covered or otherwise obstructed.
     
    The minor shall be solely responsible for establishing his or her age. It shall be unlawful for any person owning, managing or operating a billiard room to permit any minor between the ages of sixteen (16) and eighteen (18) years to enter the billiard room unless the foregoing provisions of this section are complied with.
     
    (b) Any person owning, managing or operating a billiard room in which any alcoholic beverage is sold or consumed in the billiard room or in any other area or place accessible from the billiard room, shall not allow minors under the age of sixteen (16) years to play or watch the play of billiards in such billiard room unless the billiard room meets the same conditions and circumstances under which minors between the ages of sixteen (16) and eighteen (18) years are allowed to play or watch the play of billiards in a billiard room and unless each minor is accompanied by one (1) of his or her parents or person in loco parentis or legal guardian. The person accompanying a minor under the age of sixteen (16) years shall be solely responsible for establishing the age of the minor and the relationship of the minor to such person. It shall be unlawful for any person owning, managing or operating a billiard room to permit any minor under the age of sixteen (16) years to enter the billiard room unless the foregoing provisions of this subsection are complied with.
     
    (c) It shall be unlawful for any person to accompany a minor under the age of sixteen (16) years in a billiard room unless such person is a parent or person in loco parentis or legal guardian of the minor. It shall be unlawful for a parent, person in loco parentis or legal guardian to permit his or her child who is under the age of sixteen (16) years to enter a billiard room unless the child is accompanied by such parent, person or guardian. It shall be unlawful for a parent, person in loco parentis or legal guardian, having accompanied his or her child in a billiard room to leave the billiard room without the child. It shall be unlawful for any minor who is under the age of sixteen (16) years to enter a billiard room without one (1) of his or her parents or the person in loco parentis of the minor or the minor's legal guardian. It shall be unlawful for any person owning, managing or operating a billiard room to knowingly permit any person to violate the provisions of this section. (Code 1959, § 26-16; Ord. No. O-89-289, § 1, 10-24-89)
     
    Last updated date: 10/23/2006 4:15:21 PM