Section 75 Liquor Act 2007 | Directions to Licensees and Staff


Section 75 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Directions to Licensees and Staff and is set out below.

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The Legislation

75 Directions to licensees and staff of licensed premises

(1) The Director-General may give a licensee, or any employee or agent of a licensee, a written direction concerning any matter relating to the licensed premises (including any conduct on the licensed premises).

(2) The direction takes effect when the direction is given to the licensee or person concerned or on a later date specified in the direction.

(3) A licensee, employee or agent who, without reasonable excuse, fails to comply with a direction under this section is guilty of an offence. Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.

(4) The power conferred by this section includes a power to give a direction to adopt, vary, cease or refrain from any practice on or in respect of the licensed premises.

(5) The Director-General may revoke or vary a direction given under this section.

(6) A direction under this section must not be inconsistent with this Act and the authorisation conferred by the licence concerned.