Section 13 Liquor Act 2007 | Special Events Trading Periods


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The Legislation

Section 13 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Special Events Trading Periods and is set out below.

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13 Special events extended trading period for hotels and clubs

(1) In addition to the trading hours that apply under this Act to the licensed premises to which a hotel licence or a club licence relates, the regulations may prescribe a period during which liquor may be sold or supplied for consumption on any such licensed premises.

(2) Any such period may be prescribed only in relation to a specified day on which a special event is to be held or that immediately follows the day on which a special event is held. For the purposes of this subsection, “special event” means an event that the Minister considers to be of regional, State or national significance.

(3) A regulation under this section may apply to a specified class of hotel or club premises. Without limitation, any such class of hotel or club premises may be specified by reference to hotels or club premises that are located in a particular area (however described).

(4) This section does not authorise the sale, supply or consumption of liquor on any licensed premises contrary to a restriction or prohibition imposed by or under this Act in respect of the trading hours for the licensed premises.