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Section 144B(2) Liquor Act 2007
Definition of Prescribed Offence

Section 144B (2) of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Definition of Prescribed Offence and is set out below.

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The Legislation

“prescribed offence”, in relation to a licence, means an offence against any of the following provisions of this Act (or a provision of this Act or the regulations that is prescribed by the regulations) that was committed on or in relation to the premises to which the licence relates:
(a) section 9 (sale or supply of liquor contrary to licence), but only where the offence relates to the sale or supply of liquor on or in relation to the premises outside of the trading hours for those premises,
(b) section 11 (2) (breach of licence condition) but only in respect of conditions imposed under section 144E or clauses 2A-5 or 7 of Schedule 4,
(c) section 73 (1) (a) or (b) (permitting intoxication or indecent, violent or quarrelsome conduct),
(d) section 73 (2) (selling or supplying liquor to an intoxicated person),
(e) section 74 (1) (b) or (2) (permitting the sale, possession or use of a prohibited plant or drug),
(f) section 75 (3) (failure to comply with a direction given by the Director-General),
(g) section 82 (6) (failure to comply with a short-term closure order),
(h) section 84 (7) (failure to comply with a long-term closure order),
(i) section 102A (2) (failure to comply with a notice issued by the Director-General),
(j) section 117 (1), (2) or (8) (selling or supplying liquor to a minor or allowing such sale or supply),
(k) section 149 (licensees and managers liable for act of employees etc) in respect of a contravention of section 73 (2), 75 (3) or 117 (1) or (2).

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