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Section 148 Liquor Act 2007
Additional Penalties

Section 148 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Additional Penalties and is set out below.

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The Legislation

148 Additional penalties may be imposed by court

(1) In addition to any other penalty that a court may impose on a licensee or other person for an offence under this Act or the regulations, the court may, if it thinks it appropriate, do any one or more of the following:
(a) reprimand the licensee or person,
(b) impose a condition to which a licence is to be subject,
(c) suspend a licence for such period, not exceeding 12 months, as the court thinks fit,
(d) cancel a licence,
(e) disqualify the licensee from holding a licence for such period as the court thinks fit,
(f) withdraw the person’s approval to manage licensed premises,
(g) disqualify the person from being the holder of an approval to manage licensed premises for such period as the court thinks fit,
(h) give such directions as to the exercise of the licence as the court thinks fit.

(2) Any condition imposed on a licence by a court under subsection (1) (b) may be revoked or varied by the court on application by the licensee, the Authority, the Director-General or the Commissioner of Police.

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