Section 47A Liquor Act 2007 | Definition of Freeze


Section 47A of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Definition of Freeze and is set out below.

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The Legislation

47A Definitions

(1) In this Division:”freeze period” means the period:
(a) starting on the commencement of this section, and
(b) ending on 24 June 2011 (or such later date as may be prescribed by the regulations before the end of the freeze period) or, in the case of the Kings Cross precinct, ending on 24 December 2015.
“freeze precinct” means the Kings Cross precinct or a precinct described in Schedule 5.”subject premises” means any premises situated wholly or partly in a freeze precinct.

(2) For the purposes of this Division and Schedule 5:
(a) a precinct that is described by reference to specified streets is taken to include all the premises on those streets, and
(b) premises are taken to be on a street if:
(i) the street address of the premises includes the name of the street, or
(ii) the premises front or back onto, or abut, the street, or
(iii) the premises can be entered from the street, or
(iv) the regulations provide that the premises are situated in the immediate vicinity of the street.

(2A) Subsection (2) does not apply in relation to the Kings Cross precinct.

(3) A reference in this Division:
(a) to a public entertainment venue does not (except where otherwise expressly provided) include a reference to a cinema or theatre, and
(b) to a producer/wholesaler licence is a reference to such a licence only to the extent that the licence authorises, or would authorise, the sale of liquor by retail (other than the retail sale of liquor at a wine show or a producers’ market or fair in accordance with section 33 (1) (d) or (e)).