By JADE BILOWOL
SENSIBLE adults ushering in the New Year with a celebratory glass of champagne or stubbie at Gold Coast parks and beaches face the full force of the law.
In an upset to a family tradition, police have pledged to mount a New Year's blitz with a zero-tolerance approach on drinking in public places.
Superintendent Gold Coast District Officer Brett Pointing said police had to enforce the law equally, with adults facing a $65 fine each if nabbed drinking in a public space.
"The law is the law and everyone must be equal before it," Superintendent Pointing said.
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