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Section 20 Liquor Act 2007
Other Conditions of Club Licences

Section 20 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Other Conditions of Club Licences and is set out below.

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20 Club licence–miscellaneous conditions

(1) The following requirements apply in relation to a registered club:
(a) the club must not hold a hotel licence or acquire any financial interest in a hotel,
(b) the manager of the licensed premises must not provide a cash advance on the premises, or permit a cash advance to be provided on the premises on behalf of the club otherwise than as a prize or bonus won as a direct or indirect consequence of participating in a form of gambling that may lawfully be conducted on the licensed premises.

(2) Subsection (1) (a) does not apply to or in respect of a hotelier’s licence or financial interest in a hotel that was granted to (or acquired by) a club before 2 April 2002. The prohibition on a registered club holding a hotelier’s licence or acquiring a financial interest in a hotel was previously contained in section 9A (1AA) of the Registered Clubs Act 1976 (as inserted by Schedule 3 [6] to the Gaming Machines Act 2001). The previous prohibition did not apply to licences or financial interests granted or acquired before the commencement of section 9A (1AA)–see clause 89 of Schedule 2 to the Registered Clubs Act 1976.

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