Section 56 Liquor Act 2007 | Incident Registers

The Legislation

Section 56 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Incident Registers and is set out below.

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56 Incident registers

(1) If the sale or supply of liquor after midnight on licensed premises is authorised at least once a week on a regular basis, it is a condition of the licence that the licensee maintains an incident register in the form approved by the Authority.

(2) An incident register required to be kept under this section is to record details of the following incidents that occur outside of the standard trading period for the licensed premises or that occur between midnight and 3 am in the case of a limited licence:
(a) any incident involving violence or anti-social behaviour occurring on the licensed premises,
(b) any incident of which the licensee is aware that involves violence or anti-social behaviour occurring in the immediate vicinity of the licensed premises and that involves a person who has recently left, or been refused admission to, the premises,
(c) any incident that results in a person being turned out of the licensed premises under section 77,
(d) any other incident of a kind prescribed by the regulations.

(3) The incident register must also record details of any action taken in response to any such incident.