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Section 22 Liquor Act 2007
Primary Purpose Test for Licensing

Section 22 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Primary Purpose Test for Licensing and is set out below.

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The Legislation

22 Primary purpose test

(1) An on-premises licence must not be granted in respect of any premises if the primary purpose of the business or activity carried out on the premises is the sale or supply of liquor.

(2) The authorisation conferred by an on-premises licence does not apply if the primary purpose of the business or activity carried out on the licensed premises is the sale or supply of liquor.

(3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply if the premises to which the licence or proposed licence relates:
(a) are part of an airport, or
(b) are located on land occupied by a tertiary institution and cater for students of that institution.

(4) Subsections (1) and (2) are also subject to such exceptions as may be prescribed by the regulations.

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