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LIQUOR CONTROL REFORM ACT 1998 - SECT 10

Club licence

    (1)     A club licence may be a full club licence or a restricted club licence.

    (2)     A full club licence authorises the licensee to supply liquor on the licensed premises

        (a)     during ordinary trading hours; and

S. 10(2)(b) amended by Nos. 8/2010 s. 7(1), 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.15).

        (b)     subject to section 15A, at any other times determined by the Commission and specified in the licence—

to a member of the club for consumption on or off the licensed premises and to an authorised gaming visitor or a guest of a member for consumption on the licensed premises.

S. 10(2A) inserted by No. 21/2014 s. 11.

    (2A)     A full club licence also authorises the licensee to supply liquor on the licensed premises to a member of the club, an authorised gaming visitor or a guest of a member between 11 p.m. on 31 December and 1 a.m. on 1 January for consumption on the licensed premises.

S. 10(2B) inserted by No. 49/2021 s. 11(1), amended by No. 28/2022 s. 152(a).

    (2B)     A full club licence also authorises the licensee to supply liquor to a member of the club who makes an off-premises request.

S. 10(3) amended by Nos 8/2010 s. 7(2), 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.16).

    (3)     Subject to section 15A, a restricted club licence authorises the licensee to supply liquor at the times determined by the Commission and specified in the licence to a member of the club, an authorised gaming visitor or a guest of a member for consumption on the licensed premises.

S. 10(3A) inserted by No. 49/2021 s. 11(2).

    (3A)     In addition to subsections (2), (2A), (2B) and (3), a club licence authorises the licensee—

        (a)     to supply liquor to members of the public at club events or functions on the licensed premises; and

        (b)     to supply liquor on the licensed premises in other circumstances determined by the Commission and specified in the licence.

    (4)     A club licence is subject to—

S. 10(4)(a) amended by No. 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.17).

        (a)     a condition that the rules of the club comply with Schedule 1 (except to the extent determined by the Commission under section 25(1)(a)); and

S. 10(4)(b) amended by No. 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.18).

        (b)     a condition that the secretary of the club keep on the licensed premises, in a form and manner approved by the Commission

              (i)     a members register containing the name and address of each member of the club and particulars of payment of the last subscription for membership paid by the member; and

              (ii)     in the case of a club in respect of which a venue operator's licence is in force, a register of authorised gaming visitors containing the name and residential address of each authorised gaming visitor admitted to the licensed premises and the date of that admission; and

S. 10(4)(c) amended by Nos 108/2004 s. 117(1) (Sch.  3 item 115.1), 8/2009 s. 6, 57/2010 s. 8, 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.19), 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 96.2), 26/2022 s. 23(1).

        (c)     a condition that the registers be kept open for inspection at any time by a licensing inspector, a police officer, a liquor inspector, the Commission or a person employed under Part 3 of the Public Administration Act 2004 in the administration of this Act who is authorised in writing by the Commission; and

        (d)     a condition that the secretary of the club ensure that there are kept proper accounts and records of the transactions and affairs of the club and such other records as will sufficiently explain the financial operations and financial position of the club; and

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

        (f)     if the licence authorises the licensee to supply liquor outside ordinary trading hours, the condition set out in section 17(1); and

S. 10(4)(g) amended by No. 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.20).

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

S. 10(4A) inserted by No. 49/2021 s. 11(3).

    (4A)     A full club licence is also subject to—

S. 10(4A)(a) amended by No. 28/2022 s. 152(b).

        (a)     a condition that the licensee notifies the Commission before commencing the supply of liquor by off-premises request; and

S. 10(4A)(b) amended by No. 28/2022 s. 152(c).

        (b)     if the licensee commences the supply of liquor by off-premises request, the conditions set out in section 18C (supply of liquor if off-premises request made); and

        (c)     the condition that the licensee must not allow liquor to be delivered except before 11 p.m. only; and

        (d)     the condition that the licensee comply with any Ministerial order that imposes additional requirements on licences that authorise the supply of packaged liquor.

S. 10(5) amended by Nos 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.21), 49/2021 s. 11(4).

    (5)     Despite subsections (1), (2), (2A), (2B), (3) and (3A), the Commission may impose a condition on a club licence prohibiting the supply of liquor on the licensed premises during any time that a law other than this Act forbids the club from trading at the premises.

S. 10(6) repealed by No. 49/2021 s. 11(5).

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