LIQUOR LICENCE ACT 1974
at all such times and in every respect conduct a bona fide hotel, restaurant or night club business, as the case may be.
(2) Any holder of a licence who fails to comply with subsection (1) commits an
offence: Punishment on summary conviction: a fine of $500.
Alfresco dining permit
(1) On the application of a licensed person who is the holder of a Restaurant
Licence, the licensing authority may grant a permit (“an alfresco dining permit”) authorizing him to sell intoxicating liquor in an open-air area adjoining the licensed premises that is
designated in a sketched plan submitted with the application.
The designated area—
may, but need not, be structurally connected with the restaurant operated by the licence holder; and
may be located on land that is not owned or leased by the licence holder.
Where the designated area lies within the boundaries of a municipality, the
Corporation of that municipality—
shall be given a copy of the application by the applicant;
may consent or refuse consent to the application without assigning any
reason therefor; and
may impose such conditions on the use of the designated area as it considers appropriate, and the licence holder shall comply with any conditions imposed under this paragraph as if it were a condition of his licence.
The licensing authority shall refuse an application under subsection (1) unless
it is satisfied that the applicant has complied with all relevant statutory provisions, including any requirements imposed under the Development and Planning Act 1974, governing the proposed use of the designated area.
(5) Where an alfresco dining permit is granted under subsection (1), the designated area shall be deemed for the purposes of this Act to be included within the licensed premises operated under the Restaurant Licence.
[Section 21A inserted by 1998: 9 effective 15 May 1998]
(1) The chairman may, on an application duly made by or on behalf of any body
established for social, charitable or benevolent purposes, grant a licence (in this Act referred to as “an occasional licence”) authorizing that body to provide and sell intoxicating liquor