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(a) Except as otherwise set forth herein, the meaning of words used in this chapter shall be as defined in the Michigan Liquor Control Code of 1998 being Sections 436.1101 et seq., of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
(b) "Open alcoholic liquor" means any alcoholic liquor which:
(1) Is in a container whose original seal has been broken and which has not been resealed in compliance with MCL 436.1021 and transported in compliance with MCL 267.624a, if applicable; or,
(2) Is not in its original container from the manufacturer; or,
(3) Is in a container that allows for immediate consumption.
(c) "Possession" means to hold or to have on one's person, or to be within one's reach or area of control. More than one person can possess the same container of open alcoholic liquor at one time.
(d) "Public place" means any street, alley, or any other place open to the general public or generally accessible to motor vehicles, including an area designated for the parking of vehicles, any sidewalk, park, public building or place of business or assembly open to or frequented by the public, including the occupancy of a vehicle in any of these public places.
(Ord. 3-96. Passed 4-16-96; Ord. 04-06. Passed 3-7-06.)