Section 70 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Liability of Licensees and is set out below.
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70 Liability of licensee for contravention by manager
The licensee of licensed premises is taken to have contravened any provision of this Act or the regulations that the manager of the licensed premises has contravened as a result of section 91 unless the licensee establishes that the licensee:
(a) did not authorise or knowingly permit the contravention by the manager, and
(b) maintained control over and supervision of the activities of the manager of the licensed premises in an effort to prevent any such contravention occurring.
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