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Section 103 Liquor Act 2007
Closing Bottle Shop Areas of Hotel

Section 103 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Closing Bottle Shop Areas of Hotel and is set out below.

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The Legislation

103 Closing of certain hotel and bottle shop areas

(1) A hotelier must:
(a) at any time when the hotel is not authorised to be open for the sale or supply of liquor, and
(b) at any time when the sale or supply of liquor is permitted only for consumption in a specified part of the hotel, close and keep closed to the public every bar area of the hotel, and every other part of the hotel in which liquor is ordinarily sold or supplied to the public, except a bar area or other part open in accordance with the conditions of the licence in a part of the hotel referred to in paragraph (b).

(2) The holder of a packaged liquor licence must, at any time when the licensed premises are not authorised to be open for the sale of liquor, close and keep closed to the public that part of any counter or place at or in which liquor is usually sold or supplied under the licence.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.

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