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LIQUOR CONTROL REFORM ACT 1998 - SECT 180

Regulations

    (1)     The Governor in Council may make regulations for or with respect to any matter or thing required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed or necessary to be prescribed to give effect to this Act.

    (2)     The Governor in Council may make regulations for or with respect to encouraging responsible practices in the service, supply and promotion of liquor.

    (3)     The regulations—

        (a)     may impose a penalty not exceeding 5 penalty units for a breach of the regulations;

        (b)     may be of general or of specially limited application;

        (c)     may differ according to differences in time, place or circumstances;

S. 180(3)(ca) inserted by No. 2/2009 s. 29(2).

        (ca)     may be made so as to incorporate, adopt or apply wholly or partially or as amended by the regulations, the provisions of any document, standard, guideline, rule, specification or method formulated, issued, prescribed or published by any authority or body whether—

              (i)     as formulated, issued, prescribed or published at the time the regulation is made or at any time before the regulation is made; or

              (ii)     as amended from time to time;

S. 180(3)(cb) inserted by No. 57/2010 s. 28.

        (cb)     may exempt a business or a class or classes of business from the requirement to hold a licence subject to specified conditions;

S. 180(3)(cc) inserted by No. 57/2010 s. 28.

        (cc)     may prescribe a type or types of liquor for the purposes of section 6D ;

        (d)     may exempt persons or things, or classes of persons or things, from any of the provisions of the regulations, whether unconditionally or on specified conditions and either wholly or to such an extent as is specified.

    (4)     Regulations with respect to fees—

        (a)     may provide for different fees for different classes of application;

S. 180(4)(ab) inserted by No. 71/2011 s. 29.

        (ab)     may provide for different fees or discounts on fees depending on whether the licence or permit has incurred demerit points under Part 4A or is the subject of non-compliance incidents;

S. 180(4)(ac) inserted by No. 71/2011 s. 29.

        (ac)     may provide for different fees for licences that have different conditions;

S. 180(4)(b) substituted by No. 59/2009 s. 29(1).

        (b)     may provide for fees that vary according to time, including but not limited to—

              (i)     fees that vary according to the trading hours for which a licensee is authorised to supply liquor; and

              (ii)     fees that vary according to the period of time for which a licence is granted or renewed;

        (c)     may provide for the means of payment of fees;

S. 180(4)(d) amended by No. 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.235).

        (d)     may provide for the Commission to waive or reduce fees in specified circumstances.

S. 180(5) inserted by No. 59/2009 s. 29(2).

    (5)     Without limiting subsection (4), the regulations may provide for the calculation of fees based on all or any of the following factors—

        (a)     the nature and scale of the activities being carried out at the licensed premises;

        (b)     the type of venue;

        (c)     the number of patrons;

        (d)     any activities carried out by a licensee or permittee that reduce the risk of alcohol-related harm arising from the operation of a licence or permit;

        (e)     the previous conduct of a licensee or permittee in carrying out activities under a licence or permit;

        (f)     the previous history of a licensee or permittee in complying with this Act and the regulations;

        (g)     any other factors consistent with the objects of this Act.

S. 180(6) inserted by No. 59/2009 s. 29(2).

    (6)     A fee provided for by the regulations is not limited to an amount that is related to the cost of providing a service.

Part 11—Repeals, consequential amendments and transitionals

S. 181 repealed by No. 21/2001 s. 13.

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S. 182 amended by No. 58/2011 s. 64(1) (ILA s. 39B(1)).



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