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LIQUOR CONTROL REFORM ACT 1998 - SECT 8

General licence

    (1)     A general licence authorises the licensee—

        (a)     to supply liquor on the licensed premises

              (i)     during ordinary trading hours; and

S. 8(1)(a)(ii) substituted by No. 59/2009 s. 7, amended by No. 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.9).

              (ii)     between 11 p.m. on any particular day until 1 a.m. on the following day, if so determined by the Commission and specified in the licence; and

S. 8(1)(a)(iii) inserted by No. 59/2009 s. 7, amended by Nos 8/2010 s. 4, 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.9).

              (iii)     subject to section 15A, between a time (not being earlier than 5 a.m.) before the commencement of ordinary trading hours and the commencement of ordinary trading hours on a particular day, if so determined by the Commission and specified in the licence—

for consumption on and off the licensed premises; and

        (b)     to supply liquor on the licensed premises at any time to a resident of the licensed premises or a guest of such a resident for consumption on the licensed premises; and

S. 8(1)(ba) inserted by No. 21/2014 s. 10.

        (ba)     to supply liquor on the licensed premises between 11 p.m. on 31 December and 1 a.m. on 1 January for consumption on the licensed premises; and

        (c)     if the licensee resides on the licensed premises, to supply liquor on that part of the licensed premises set aside for the licensee's private residence at any time to a guest of the licensee for consumption on that part of the licensed premises.

    (2)     A general licence is subject to—

        (a)     the condition set out in section 16 (compliance with planning scheme); and

        (b)     if the licence authorises the licensee to supply liquor outside ordinary trading hours (except as provided in subsection (1)(b) or (c)), the condition set out in section 17(1); and

        (c)     if the licensee is a body corporate, the condition set out in section 18 (approval of directors); and

S. 8(2)(ca) inserted by No. 21/2001 s. 4, repealed by No. 39/2002 s. 16(b), new s. 8(2)(ca) inserted by No. 71/2011 s. 7(1).

        (ca)     the condition that the supply of liquor only for consumption off the licensed premises must not be the whole of the licensee's ordinary business of supplying liquor; and

S. 8(2)(d) amended by No. 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.10).

        (d)     any other conditions determined by the Commission and specified in the licence.

S. 8(3) inserted by No. 71/2011 s. 7(2).

    (3)     For the purposes of subsection (2)(ca), gratuitous supply of liquor under section 20 does not affect whether the supply of liquor only for consumption off the licensed premises is the whole of the licensee's ordinary business of supplying liquor.



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