Chapter 10.08
MINORS POSSESSING INTOXICATING LIQUOR

Sections:

10.08.010    Intoxicating liquor defined.

10.08.020    Minors possession unlawful - Exception.

10.08.030    Penalty for violation.

10.08.010 Intoxicating liquor defined.

"Liquor" or "intoxicating liquor" as used in this chapter, are defined to mean alcohol, spirits, wine or beer, and all fermented, spirituous, vinous, or malt liquor, or combinations thereof, and mixed liquor, a part of which is fermented, spirituous, vinous or malt liquor, or otherwise intoxicating; and every liquid or solid or semi-solid or other substance, patented or not, containing alcohol, spirits, wine or beer, and all drinks or drinkable liquids and all preparations or mixtures capable of human consumption, and any liquid, semi-solid, solid or other substance, which contains more than one percent of alcohol by weight shall be conclusively deemed to be intoxicating.

(§ 1 of Res. adopted September 2, 1952).

10.08.020 Minors possession unlawful - Exception.

It is unlawful for any person under the age of 21 years, to purchase, drink, consume or possess intoxicating liquor or liquors within the county limits of Snohomish county, or to have consumed intoxicating liquor or liquors and to be or remain within the county limits of Snohomish county, except in the case of liquor given or permitted to be given to a person under the age of 21 years when in the company of his parent or guardian of legal age for beverage or medicinal purposes or administered to him by his physician or dentist for medicinal purposes only.

(§ 2 of Res. adopted September 2, 1952; Amended Ord. 87-004, February 18, 1987).

10.08.030 Penalty for violation.

Any person violating this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punished as provided in SCC 1.01.100.

(§ 4 of Res. adopted September 2, 1952).