21 Amusement Devices and Galleries
21 AMUSEMENT DEVICES AND GALLERIES
This section is made pursuant to Section 145 of the Local Government Act 2002.
21.1 Amusement Devices
No property shall be used for the operation of any amusement device to which the public have admission or access (by payment or otherwise) without a permit from Council. The term of this permit may not exceed one year.
21.2 Amusement Galleries
No amusement gallery may be occupied or used for the purpose of any amusement unless licensed under this part of this bylaw.
21.3 Shooting Gallery
In any amusement gallery in which gallery shooting occurs, the manager shall provide complete protection, to the satisfaction of Council, against danger to every person in, about or outside of the amusement gallery.
21.3.1 All loaded firearms must be kept directed towards a target and no person may remove or permit the firearm to be removed from the gallery.
21.4 Reasonable and Proper Care
Any person overseeing the operation of any type of amusement device or gallery must at all times exercise suitable management or control, and take all reasonable and proper care to prevent danger to any person or property.
21.4.1 All amusement devices or galleries must have a valid Certificate of Registration issued by WorkSafe New Zealand to ensure that all the mechanical aspects of the machinery have been approved as safe to use.
21.4.2. Council may at any time cancel or suspend any licence or permit at any time should a Council officer deem the applicant to be unsuitable or the equipment fail to be sited or operated in a safe manner.
21.5. No Council Liability
Council accept no liability for any injury or damage from any amusement device or gallery licensed or permitted under this Bylaw.