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Section 7 Liquor Act 2007
Licence Required to Sell Liquor

Section 7 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Licence Required to Sell Liquor and is set out below.

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The Legislation

7 Licence required to sell liquor

(1) A person must not sell liquor unless the person is authorised to do so by a licence. Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units or imprisonment for 12 months, or both.

(2) A person does not commit an offence under subsection (1) if the person is an employee or agent of a licensee and the sale is made in accordance with this Act and the authorisation conferred by the licence.

(3) A person who is the occupier, manager or person apparently in control of any premises on or from which liquor is sold in contravention of subsection (1) is taken to have sold the liquor unless it is proved that the person:
(a) had no knowledge of the sale, and
(b) had used all due diligence to prevent the sale of liquor on or from the premises.

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