Section 39 Liquor Act 2007 | Limited Liquor Licences for Special Events

The Legislation

Section 39 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Limited Liquor Licences for Special Events and is set out below.

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39 Limited licence for special events

(1) The Authority may grant a limited licence that authorises the licensee to sell or supply liquor only:
(a) for consumption on the premises specified in the licence, and
(b) on a day or days specified in the licence (being a day or days during which a special event is held).

(2) The times when liquor may be sold or supplied under the licence are to be specified in the licence.

(3) The authorisation conferred by a limited licence does not apply unless the sale or supply of liquor under the licence is ancillary to the special event in respect of which the licence is granted.

(4) In this section, “special event” means an event of an infrequent or temporary nature that, in the opinion of the Authority, would have a beneficial social or economic impact on the community at a regional, State or national level.