Government Relations > Legislative Updates > Beverage Alcohol > Mandatory Signage Requirement - Sandy's Law
PRINT Print page  TEXT SIZE -+/-+

Sandy's Law

MANDATORY Alcohol Warning Signage

Due to amendments to the Liquor License Act, effective February 1, 2005 ALL licensed establishments are required to post signs warning that consuming alcohol during pregnancy may result in Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
The warning sign must be at least 8 by 10 inches in size. It must be prominently displayed in all locations where beverage alcohol is sold or served. Failure to comply with the signage requirements is an offence under the Liquor License Act.

All restaurants and bars licensed to sell and serve beverage alcohol, all retail stores permitted to sell beverage alcohol (i.e., LCBO, The Beer Store, wine, beer and spirits manufacturers’ stores), and licensed brew-on-facilities are required to post the warning signs. The signs must be posted in English and may be posted in French, and may be displayed in colour or in black and white.

The Sandy's Law Warning SIgns (English) are available in Black & White here and in Colour.
here.  French language signs are availible here.

Resources:
For more information please contact the AGCO at 416.326.8700, or by email at Licensing@agco.ca
Website:  http://www.agco.on.ca/en/whatwedo/signs_sandyslaw.aspx