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Section 47E Liquor Act 2007
Authorisations During Freeze

Section 47E of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Authorisations During Freeze and is set out below.

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The Legislation

47E Restrictions on granting authorisations under section 24 (3)

(1) During the freeze period, an authorisation under section 24 (3) must not be granted in relation to subject premises for which any of the following types of licences is held:
(a) on-premises licence that relates to a public entertainment venue,
(b) on-premises licence that relates to a restaurant.

(2) During the freeze period, the Authority must not grant an authorisation under section 24 (3) in relation to subject premises for which an on-premises licence is held (other than an on-premises licence referred to in subsection (1)) if the Authority is satisfied that the granting of the authorisation is likely to result in:
(a) an increase in the number of persons who enter the freeze precinct in which the premises are situated principally to consume alcohol, or
(b) an increase in the patron capacity of the premises.

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