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Section 18 Liquor Act 2007
Authorisations by Club Licences

Section 18 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Authorisations by Club Licences and is set out below.

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18 Authorisation conferred by club licence

(1) A club licence authorises the licensee to sell liquor by retail on the licensed premises to a member of the club (or a guest of a member of the club) for consumption on or away from the licensed premises.

(2) Trading hours for consumption on premises The times when liquor may be sold for consumption on the licensed premises are as follows:
(a) during the standard trading period or at such other times as may be authorised by an extended trading authorisation,
(b) on 31 December in any year (but without limiting the operation of any extended trading authorisation)–from the start of the standard trading period for that day until 2 am on the next succeeding day.

(3) Trading hours for consumption away from premises Liquor may be sold for consumption away from the licensed premises during the standard trading period or at such other times as may be authorised by an extended trading authorisation.

(4) No take-away sales on restricted trading days However, the sale of liquor for consumption away from the licensed premises is not authorised on a restricted trading day.

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