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LIQUOR CONTROL REFORM ACT 1998 - SECT 11A

Late night licence

    (1)     A late night licence may be—

        (a)     a late night (general) licence; or

        (b)     a late night (on-premises) licence; or

        (c)     a late night (packaged liquor) licence.

    (2)     A late night (general) licence authorises the licensee—

        (a)     to supply liquor on the licensed premises

              (i)     during ordinary trading hours; and

S. 11A(2)(a)(ii) amended by Nos 8/2010 s. 9(1), 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.25).

              (ii)     subject to section 15A, at any other times 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. 11A(2)(ba) inserted by No. 21/2014 s. 12, substituted by No. 49/2021 s. 13(1).

        (ba)     to supply liquor on the licensed premises between 11 p.m. on any particular day until 1 a.m. on the following day for consumption on the licensed premises and, if so determined by the Commission and specified in the licence, for consumption off the licensed premises; and

S. 11A(2)(c) amended by No. 49/2021 s. 13(2).

        (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; and

S. 11A(2)(d) inserted by No. 49/2021 s. 13(3), amended by No. 28/2022 s. 154(a).

        (d)     to supply liquor to a person who makes an off-premises request.

    (3)     A late night (on-premises) licence authorises the licensee—

        (a)     to supply liquor on the licensed premises

              (i)     during ordinary trading hours; and

S. 11A(3)(a)(ia) inserted by No. 49/2021 s. 13(4).

        (ia)     between 11 p.m. on any particular day until 1 a.m. on the following day; and

S. 11A(3)(a)(ii) amended by Nos 8/2010 s. 9(2), 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.26).

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

for consumption on the licensed premises; and

S. 11A(3)(b) amended by Nos 8/2010 s. 9(3), 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.26).

        (b)     subject to section 15A, to supply liquor on any other premises authorised by the Commission and specified in the licence at any times determined by the Commission and specified in the licence, for consumption on those premises; and

S. 11A(3)(c) amended by No. 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.26).

        (c)     if specifically authorised by the Commission, to supply liquor in an open container for consumption in a food court next to, or near, the licensed premises.

    (4)     A late night (packaged liquor) licence authorises the licensee to supply liquor on the licensed premises in sealed containers, bottles or cans—

        (a)     during ordinary trading hours; and

S. 11A(4)(b) amended by Nos 8/2010 s. 9(4), 71/2011 s. 9(1), 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.27).

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

S. 11A(4)(c) inserted by No. 71/2011 s. 9(2), amended by No. 71/2011 s. 34.

        (c)     at any time on Christmas Day or on Good Friday determined by the Commission and specified in the licence—

for consumption off the licensed premises.

    (5)     A late night licence is subject to—

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

        (b)     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. 11A(5)(d) amended by No. 49/2021 s. 13(5)(a).

        (d)     in the case of a late night (packaged liquor) licence, the condition set out in section 11(3)(aa); and

S. 11A(5)(da) inserted by No. 71/2011 s. 9(3).

        (da)     in the case of a late night (general) licence, 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. 11A(5)(db) inserted by No. 49/2021 s. 13(5)(b), amended by No. 28/2022 s. 154(b).

        (db)     in the case of a late night (general) licence or a late night (packaged liquor) licence, the condition that the licensee notifies the Commission before commencing the supply of liquor by off-premises request; and

S. 11A(5)(dc) inserted by No. 49/2021 s. 13(5)(b), amended by No. 28/2022 s. 154(c).

        (dc)     in the case of a late night (general) licence or a late night (packaged liquor) licence, 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

S. 11A(5)(dd) inserted by No. 49/2021 s. 13(5)(b).

        (dd)     in the case of a late night (general) licence or a late night (packaged liquor) licence, the condition that the licensee must not allow liquor to be delivered except during ordinary trading hours; and

S. 11A(5)(de) inserted by No. 49/2021 s. 13(5)(b).

        (de)     in the case of a late night (general) licence or a late night (packaged liquor) licence, the condition that the licensee comply with any Ministerial order that imposes additional requirements on licences that authorise the supply of packaged liquor; and

S. 11A(5)(e) amended by No. 58/2011 s. 104(Sch. item 4.28).

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

S. 11A(5A) inserted by No. 71/2011 s. 9(4).

    (5A)     For the purposes of subsection (5)(da), 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.

S. 11A(6) amended by Nos 71/2011 s. 9(5), 49/2021 s. 13(6).

    (6)     Sections 11(2) and 11(2A) apply in relation to a late night (packaged liquor) licence as if it were a packaged liquor licence.

S. 11A(7) inserted by No. 49/2021 s. 13(7).

    (7)     Nothing in this section affects any existing obligation that applies to a licensed premises under a planning scheme within the meaning of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 .

S. 11B (Heading) amended by No. 28/2022 s. 155(1).

S. 11B inserted by No. 49/2021 s. 14.



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