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Hotel Registration of Guests Act
Requirements for registering hotel guests, posting rates and penalties for non-compliance.
There are three requirements for hotel registration:
- a register must be present to record the name and address of every person admitted
- everyone who applies for overnight admission as a guest in a hotel must provide authentic identification
- room rates must be posted clearly in every room to be used for sleeping
Failure to meet the first two requirements will result in a maximum fine $100. Failure to pay the fine will result in imprisonment of up to three months.
Failure to meet the third requirement will result in a fine of $500.
To ensure hotels have accurate records of everyone who use their facilities and to ensure guests are notified of prices for the rooms.