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Section 111 Liquor Act 2007
Taking Liquor Away from On Licence Premises

Section 111 of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Taking Liquor Away from On Licence Premises and is set out below.

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The Legislation

111 Carrying liquor away from premises to which on-premises licence relates

(1) A person must not carry away any liquor from the premises to which an on-premises licence relates. Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units.

(2) A person does not commit an offence under subsection (1) if:
(a) the liquor was in the person’s possession when the person entered the premises, or
(b) the sale of liquor for consumption away from the licensed premises is authorised under section 26 and the liquor that is being carried away was purchased on the premises, or
(c) the liquor was, in accordance with section 25 (8), sold to the person for consumption away from licensed accommodation premises.

(3) A person does not commit an offence under subsection (1) if, in the case of a licensed restaurant (including a restaurant that is part of licensed accommodation premises) or a licensed public entertainment venue that provides meals:
(a) the liquor is wine, and
(b) the wine was purchased in a bottle or other container at the restaurant or public entertainment venue and was partly consumed at the restaurant or venue, and
(c) the bottle or container is re-corked or otherwise resealed before being carried away.

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