Section 66 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Appointment of Managers and is set out below.
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66 Appointment of managers
(1) A licensee (other than a registered club):
(a) must appoint a manager approved by the Authority under this Division for the licensed premises, and
(b) must not cause or permit the conduct of business under the licence for a period of more than 28 days except under the personal supervision and management of a person so approved.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.
(2) A registered club that has more than one set of premises:
(a) must appoint a different manager, approved by the Authority under this Division, for each set of premises of the club at which the secretary of the club is not in attendance, and
(b) must not cause or permit the conduct of business on any such premises for a period of more than 2 months except under the management of a person so approved.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.
(3) Subsection (2) does not apply to a registered club:
(a) that has no more than 2 sets of premises and the premises concerned:
(i) are, in the case where the main premises of the club are situated in a metropolitan area, within 10 kilometres of the other premises of the club or are, in the case where the main premises of the club are not situated in a metropolitan area, within 50 kilometres of the other premises of the club, or
(ii) are staffed by less than 5 full-time employees, or
(b) in such other circumstances as are prescribed by the regulations.
(4) Despite subsection (2), a registered club may appoint a person to act as a manager of any of the club’s premises for the purposes of that subsection even though the person has not been approved by the Authority, but only if an application for the approval of the person to manage licensed premises has been made under section 68.
(5) A person’s authorisation to be appointed under subsection (4) to act as manager of club premises expires on the determination by the Authority of the relevant application for approval.
(6) In this section:”metropolitan area” means an area described by the regulations as a metropolitan area.
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