Changes to the Liquor Licensing Act 1990 and regulations commenced on 1 September 2016. An overview is available here.
The Commissioner for Licensing and the Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission are established as the key decision making bodies.
The Act prohibits:
Other key provisions include:
The Liquor Licensing (Fees) Regulations 2015 prescribe the costs for liquor licences and permits.
The Liquor Licensing (Infringement Notices) Regulations 2008 specify the prescribed offences for which a police officer may issue and serve an adult with an infringement notice and associated penalties.
The Liquor Licensing Regulations 2016 prescribe details on matters to support the Liquor Licensing Act 1990 and include:
General Liquor Exemptions
General liquor exemptions, as approved by the Commissioner for Licensing, authorizes the sale of liquor under certain conditions without the need for a licence or permit.
The sale of liquor is not authorised unless the conditions are met.
2013 - No. 3 Operator of a hospital, retirement village, nursing home or hostel facility for aged care
2013 - No. 2 Florists as part of floral arrangement or gift hamper
2013 - No. 1 Accommodation houses accommodating not more than 20 adult guests.
2012 - No. 2 Visiting Cruise Ships
2005 - No. 1 Caterers Exemption
1999 - No. 1 Sale of liquor as part of ships's stores
1993 - No. 1 Tea with liquor and mulled wines
1992 - No. 1 Catering Courses as part of school syllabus
1991 - No. 6 Court Direction
1991 - No. 5 Coffee Liqueurs etc
1991 - No. 4 Parliament House
1991 - No. 3 Under Bankruptcy Act
1991 - No. 2 Deceased persons estate