Schedule 4 Section 3 Liquor Act 2007 | Lock Outs for Declared Premises


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Schedule 4 Section 3  of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Lock Outs for Declared Premises and is set out below.

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The Legislation

3 “Lock outs” for declared premises

(1) The licensee of any declared premises must not permit patrons to enter the premises after 2 am or before 5 am (“the lock out period”).

(1A), (1B) (Repealed)

(2) For the avoidance of doubt, patrons already present in declared premises immediately before the start of the lock out period may:
(a) leave the premises at any time, or
(b) remain on the premises while the premises are authorised to trade,
but are not permitted to re-enter the premises during the lock out period.

(3) This clause does not:
(a) prevent a resident of declared premises from entering the premises during the lock out period, or
(b) in the case of declared premises that are premises to which a club licence relates–prevent a full member or honorary member (within the meaning of the Registered Clubs Act 1976) of the registered club from entering the premises during the lock out period.

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