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LIQUOR CONTROL REFORM ACT 1998 - SECT 22

Certain premises not to be licensed

S. 22(1) amended by No. 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.48).

    (1)     The Commission must not grant a licence or BYO permit in respect of—

        (a)     premises used primarily as a drive-in cinema; or

        (b)     premises used primarily as a petrol station; or

S. 22(1)(c) amended by No. 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.48).

        (c)     premises that, in the opinion of the Commission, are used primarily as a milk bar, convenience store or mixed business; or

S. 22(1)(ca) inserted by No. 92/2004 s. 5, amended by Nos 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.48), 71/2011 s. 14(1) (as amended by No. 43/2012 s. 3(Sch. item 27)).

        (ca)     premises that, in the opinion of the Commission, are intended by the occupier of the premises to be primarily used by people under the age of 18 years, unless the Commission is satisfied that the grant of a licence or permit would not present a specific risk of supply of liquor to a person under the age of 18 years; or

        (d)     premises in a class of premises prescribed for the purposes of this section.

S. 22(2) amended by No. 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.48).

    (2)     The Commission, with the approval of the Minister, may grant a licence in respect of premises referred to in subsection (1)(c) if the Minister is satisfied that the area in which the premises are situated is a tourist area or an area with special needs and that there are not adequate existing facilities or arrangements for the supply of liquor in the area.

S. 22(3) inserted by No. 21/2001 s. 7.

    (3)     For the purposes of subsection (1)(b) regard must be had to the following factors—

        (a)     the physical location of the area set aside as the licensed premises; and

        (b)     the primary means of access to and egress from the area set aside as the licensed premises; and

        (c)     whether or not a reasonable person would consider that the area set aside as the licensed premises is part of premises that are used primarily as a petrol station.

S. 22(3A) inserted by No. 71/2011 s. 14(2).

    (3A)     For the purposes of section 22(1)(ca), factors that the Commission may consider include but are not limited to—

        (a)     whether the proposed licence or permit authorises supply of liquor at a time when the premises will not be used primarily by persons under the age of 18 years; and

        (b)     whether the proposed licence or permit provides that any person under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times during which the proposed supply of liquor is to occur.

S. 22(4) inserted by No. 8/2006 s. 8, amended by No. 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.48).

    (4)     The regulations referred to in subsection (1)(d) may permit the Commission to grant a licence or BYO permit in respect of premises prescribed for the purposes of this section if the Commission has the approval of the Minister to do so.

S. 23
amended by Nos 21/2001 s. 8, 39/2002 s. 7(2), repealed by No. 39/2002 s. 16(b).

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S. 24 (Heading) inserted by No. 59/2009 s. 15(1).

S. 24 amended by Nos 59/2009 s. 15(2), 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.49).



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