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  4. Article 26: Miscellaneous


Section 398-C Children attending roller skating rinks and indoor ice skating rinks under certain conditions

General Business (GBS)

Children attending roller skating rinks and indoor ice skating rinks under certain conditions. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the owner, lessee, proprietor, operator, attendant or employee of any roller skating rink or indoor ice skating rink loe may admit or allow to remain in any such roller skating rink or indoor ice skating rink any child under the age of twelve years, unaccompanied by the parent, guardian or other adult person authorized by the parent or guardian of such child, at any time other than while school classes of such child are in session, but not after six o'clock in the afternoon on any day preceding a day on which school classes will be in session, provided that on the premises of such skating rink a qualified adult supervisor shall be in attendance at all times. This section shall not apply to any roller skating rink or indoor ice skating rink within which, or connected with any premises within which, the sale of any wine, spirituous or malt beverages or liquor is allowed, pool or billiard tables are used or bowling alleys are maintained. Children of the age of twelve years and less than sixteen years of age, however, may remain in such roller skating rink or indoor ice skating rink until eleven o'clock in the evening, in pursuance of the provisions of this section, of any day preceding a day on which school classes will be in session. No time restriction is imposed on children of the age of sixteen or less, in pursuance of the provisions of this section, on any day preceding a day on which school classes will not be in session.