Section 113 Liquor Act 2007 | Carrying Liquor for Sale


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Section 113 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Carrying Liquor for Sale and is set out below.

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The Legislation

113 Carrying liquor for sale

(1) A person must not:
(a) carry liquor about for the purpose of sale, or
(b) offer or expose liquor for sale at or on any place other than a place at or on which liquor may lawfully be sold, or
(c) carry liquor, for the purpose of sale, to a place other than a place at or on which liquor may lawfully be sold.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.

(2) If liquor is carried, offered or exposed by a person in contravention of subsection (1) and is so carried, offered or exposed on behalf of another person, that other person is taken to have contravened that subsection.

(3) It is a defence to a prosecution for a contravention of subsection (1) or (2) if it is proved that the liquor was carried, offered or exposed for the purpose of a sale that may lawfully be made.

(4) In the prosecution for an offence under this section, the burden of proving that liquor that has been carried about, or carried to any place, was not so carried for the purpose of sale is on the person charged.

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