Section 47B Liquor Act 2007 | New Liquor Licences During Freeze


Section 47B of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with New Liquor Licences During Freeze and is set out below.

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The Legislation

47B Restrictions on granting new licences

(1) During the freeze period, the following types of licences must not be granted for subject premises:
(a) hotel licence,
(b) club licence,
(c) on-premises licence that relates to a public entertainment venue,
(d) packaged liquor licence,
(e) producer/wholesaler licence.

(2) During the freeze period, the Authority must not grant an on-premises licence (other than an on-premises licence referred to in subsection (1) (c)) for subject premises if the Authority is satisfied that the granting of the licence is likely to result in an increase in the number of persons who enter the freeze precinct in which the premises are situated principally to consume alcohol.

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