Section 91 Liquor Act 2007 | Responsibilities Regarding Licensed Premises


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Section 91 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Responsibilities Regarding Licensed Premises and is set out below.

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The Legislation

91 Responsibilities and liabilities in relation to licensed premises

(1) The following persons are, subject to this Act, responsible at all times for the personal supervision and management of the conduct of the business of the licensed premises under the licence:
(a) if the licensee is an individual–the licensee,
(b) if the licensee is a corporation–the manager of the licensed premises.

(2) If an element of an offence under this Act or the regulations is an act or omission by a licensee, the manager of the licensed premises is, while responsible under subsection (1), responsible for the offence as though that person were also the licensee and is liable for the offence accordingly.

(3) This section does not affect any liability of a licensee for a contravention by the licensee of a provision of this Act or the regulations.

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