Section 158 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Immunity of Crown from Paying Compensation and is set out below.
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158 Crown not liable for any compensation
(1) Damages or compensation are not payable by or on behalf of the Crown because of:
(a) the enactment or operation of this Act, or for the consequences of that enactment or operation, or
(b) a representation or conduct of any kind about any restrictions or limitations on the sale or supply of liquor on any premises or kind of premises.
(2) In subsection (1), “the Crown” means the Crown within the meaning of the Crown Proceedings Act 1988, and includes any employee or agent of the Crown.
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