LIQUOR LICENCE ACT 1974
(5) A licensing authority may grant costs in accordance with the scale of costs applicable in a court of summary jurisdiction to a successful applicant for the grant or transfer of a licence against any person who has lodged an objection under this section, or vice versa, and such costs shall be recoverable in all respects as if they had been costs awarded in a civil action in a court of summary jurisdiction.
[Section 12 amended by 1998 : 9 effective 15 May 1998]
Plans of licensed premises
(1) Without prejudice to section 11 but subject to subsection (2), an applicant for
the grant or transfer of a licence shall submit for the approval of the licensing authority a sketched plan of the licensed premises and the precincts thereof showing by appropriate colourings or markings—
the general lay-out of the premises;
the parts of the premises to be used for the sale or consumption of intoxicating liquor or, in the case of an hotel, the public or common parts of the premises to be used for the sale of intoxicating liquor;
the location of sanitary facilities; and
such other information as may be prescribed by regulations made under
(2) The provisions of subsection (1) shall apply in respect of all licensed premises upon the first application for the grant or transfer of a licence after the coming into operation of this Act, but shall not apply to any subsequent application in respect of the same licensed premises unless an alteration is intended to be made which would render inaccurate the plan submitted under subsection (1), in which event a revised plan of the premises shall be submitted indicating the proposed alterations.
(3) The licensing authority may refuse to grant or transfer a licence in respect of any licensed premises unless the alterations thereto have previously been approved by the authority.
(4) The licensing authority shall retain the plans of licensed premises submitted under this section.
(1) Where it is intended to construct a new building, or to alter an existing building,
for the purpose of using the building, when constructed or altered, as licensed premises, then application may be made to the licensing authority for the grant of a provisional licence in respect of the building, being a provisional licence of one of the classes of licence specified
in section 9.
(2) The grant of a provisional licence in respect of a building shall not have effect so as to authorize the sale of intoxicating liquor in that building.
(3) In connection with an application for the grant of a provisional licence, the applicant shall submit to the licensing authority such plans or specifications relating to the