Section 47H Liquor Act 2007 | Restricting Licence Conditions During Freeze


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The Legislation

Section 47H of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Restricting Licence Conditions During Freeze and is set out below.

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47H Restrictions on licence conditions imposed by Director-General

(1) During the freeze period, the Director-General must not, except in such cases as the Director-General considers appropriate, impose a condition on a licence, or vary or revoke any condition of a licence, being a licence to which this section applies that is held in respect of subject premises, if the Director-General is satisfied that the condition, or the variation or revocation of the condition, is likely to result in:
(a) an increase in the number of people who enter the freeze precinct in which the subject premises are situated principally to consume alcohol, or
(b) an increase in the patron capacity of the premises.

(2) This section applies to the following types of licences:
(a) hotel licence,
(b) club licence,
(c) on-premises licence that relates to a public entertainment venue (including a cinema or a theatre),
(d) on-premises licence that relates to a restaurant,
(e) packaged liquor licence,
(f) producer/wholesaler licence.

(3) Subsection (1) does not limit the operation of section 47D (1).