Online Alcohol Class offers the most comprehensive Minor in Possession instruction available in New Jersey. We offer Level 1 (8 hour), Level 2 (16 hour), and Level 3 (24 hour) web-based Minor in Possession and Minor in Consumption Classes.
Often students call our offices to ask about the MIP laws in New Jersey. As a courtesy, we've compiled the laws from every U.S. state and listed them below.
Please note that the New Jersey MIP laws displayed on this page are intended to help help you to learn about your local New Jersey laws. While we have tried to show the most up-to-date version of New Jersey MIP laws, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy. This web page is not a replacement for legal advice from a lawyer. It is in your best interest that you find an appropriate attorney for more information about New Jersey minor in possession laws.
Possession is prohibited WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTION(S):
Consumption is prohibited WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTION(S):
Internal possession is not explicitly prohibited.
Purchase is prohibited and there is NO ALLOWANCE for youth purchase for law enforcement purposes.
Furnishing is prohibited WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTION(S):
Beer: 18 for both servers and bartenders
Wine: 18 for both servers and bartenders
Spirits: 18 for both servers and bartenders
Provision(s) targeting minors:
Provision(s) targeting suppliers:
Provision(s) targeting retailers:
BAC limit: 0.01 - a BAC level above the limit is per se (conclusive) evidence of a violation.
Applies to drivers under age 21.
Registration is not required.
Type(s) of violation leading to driver's license suspension, revocation, or denial:
Use/lose penalties apply to minors under age 21
Authority to impose driver's license sanction
Length of suspension/revocation: 180 days
Social host law is not specifically limited to underage drinking parties.
Action by underage guest that triggers violation: Consumption
Property type(s) covered by liability law:
Standard for hosts' knowledge or action regarding the party: OVERT ACT - host must have actual knowledge and commit an act that contributes to the occurrence