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Prohibited advertising or promotion

S. 115A(1) amended by No. 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.181).

    (1)     The Commission may give a notice to a licensee banning the licensee from advertising or promoting—

        (a)     the supply of liquor by the licensee; or

        (b)     the conduct of licensed premises by the licensee—

if, in the opinion of the Commission, the advertising or promotion, or the proposed advertising or promotion, is likely to encourage irresponsible consumption of alcohol or is otherwise not in the public interest.

S. 115A(1A) inserted by No. 49/2021 s. 44.

    (1A)     For the purposes of subsection (1), advertising or promotion that is not in the public interest includes the following—

        (a)     advertising or promotion that is likely to appeal to minors;

        (b)     advertising or promotion that is likely to encourage or condone violence or anti-social behaviour;

        (c)     advertising or promotion that is directly or indirectly sexual, degrading or sexist;

        (d)     any other prescribed advertising or promotion.

    (2)     A licensee to whom a notice applies must comply with the notice.

Penalty:     120 penalty units.

Note to s. 115A(2) inserted by No. 13/2013 s. 29(4).


Section 53C applies to an offence against this subsection.

S. 115B inserted by No. 20/2018 s. 20.

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