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LIQUOR LICENCE ACT 1974

(b) at any special session to be held at such place and on such days as shall be notified by the licensing authority in the Gazette at least fourteen days prior to the first of such days.

(1A) Where an application is made for a Members’ Club Licence, the applicant shall supply to the licensing authority a copy of the club’s constitution and byelaws (by whatever named called).

(2) The chairman shall cause a notice to be published in the Gazette containing details of each application for the grant or transfer of a licence which is to be heard at any regular annual session or special session and such notice shall, subject to subsection (3), include the following particulars:—

  • (a)

    the name of the applicant or transferee;

  • (b)

    the name of the manager of the business;

  • (c)

    the class of licence for which application will be made;

  • (d)

    the address of the premises in respect of which application will be made;

and

  • (e)

    the name under which the premises will be operated.

    • (3)

      In the case of a members’ club licence the notice under subsection (2) shall

include the following particulars:—

  • (a)

    the name of the club;

  • (b)

    the name of the secretary of the club; and

  • (c)

    the address of the premises in respect of which the application will be

made.

(4) An applicant at any special session or, if there is more than one, each of them in equal proportion, shall, in addition to the fees payable under section 27, pay all expenses of publishing notices for that session.

[Section 7 amended by 1998 : 9 effective 15 May 1998]

Discretion in licensing authority to grant, etc., licences

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(1) Subject to this Act, the licensing authority shall have an absolute discretion

with respect to the grant or transfer of any licence.

  • (2)

    Where the licensing authority—

    • (a)

      refuses to grant or transfer a licence; or

(b) grants or transfers a licence in a case where objection is made by any person to the grant or transfer under section 12,

the licensing authority shall state at the hearing of the application the reasons for its decision and shall include in the record of the proceedings a statement of all the facts relevant to its decision and the reasons for its decision:

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