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Section 144 Liquor Act 2007
Appeals to Administrative Decisions Tribunal

Section 144 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Appeals to Administrative Decisions Tribunal and is set out below.

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The Legislation

144 Review by ADT of decisions by Authority under this Part

(1) An application for the review of a decision by the Authority in relation to a complaint under this Part may be made to the Administrative Decisions Tribunal.

(2) An application for such a review may be made by:
(a) the person against whom any disciplinary action is taken by the Authority in relation to the complaint, or
(b) the complainant.

(3) Part 2 of Chapter 5 of the Administrative Decisions Tribunal Act 1997 does not apply to an application to the Administrative Decisions Tribunal for a review of a decision by the Authority under this Part.

(4) In determining an application for a review of any decision by the Authority under section 141 (1A) or (1B), the Administrative Decisions Tribunal (and any Appeal Panel in determining any appeal against such a review under the Administrative Decisions Tribunal Act 1997):
(a) is to ensure that it does not, in the reasons for its decision or otherwise, disclose any criminal intelligence without the approval of the Commissioner of Police, and
(b) in order to prevent the disclosure of any criminal intelligence, is to receive evidence and hear argument in the absence of the public, the applicant for review, the applicant’s representative and any other interested party, unless the Commissioner of Police approves otherwise.

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