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The following is a list of all penalties under the Liquor Licensing Act 1990.

If…
Section of Act
Penalty Units
$
You sell liquor and you do not have a liquor licence, liquor permit or general liquor exemption
5
40
$5 600
An applicant…
Knowingly makes a false or misleading statement in an application
69
50
$7 000
A young person …
Enters a section of a licensed premises designated as an area where a young person can not enter or remain
72(1) and (2)
20
$2 800
Uses fake identification
72A
10
$1 400
Purchases alcohol
73
10
$1 400
Consumes alcohol on licensed premises
76
10
$1 400
Has possession or control of alcohol on licensed premises
77
10
$1 400
A person (patron)…
Supplies alcohol to a young person
71
50
$7 000
Sends a young person to obtain alcohol
74
50
$7 000
Supplies alcohol to a person appearing to be drunk
79
50
$7 000
Does not leave your licensed premises/special permit premises when asked to
80 & 80A
50
$7 000
Re‑enters or attempts to re‑enter your licensed premises/special permit premises within 24 hours of leaving/being removed
80 & 80A
50
$7 000
Hinders an authorised officer
82
100
$14 000
Does not give their name, address and date of birth to police if asked to do so
83
50
$7 000
An employee…
Sells alcohol to a young person
70(1)
50
$7 000
Sells alcohol to a young person (fine to licensee)
70(2)
100
$14 000
Supplies alcohol to a young person
71
50
$7 000
Gives a young person possession or charge of alcohol on licensed premises
75
50
 
$7 000
 
Sells alcohol to a person appearing to be drunk
78(1)
50
$7 000
Sells alcohol to a person appearing to be drunk (fine to licensee)
78(2)
100
$14 000
Supplies alcohol to a person appearing to be drunk
79
50
$7 000
A licensee...
Gives a young person possession or charge of alcohol on licensed premises
75
50
 
$7 000
 
Does not take action to prevent an offence on their licensed premises
79A
100
$14 000
Does not display their special permit in an obvious position
81
50
$7 000


The value of a penalty unit currently stands at $140.00. http://www.justice.tas.gov.au/legislationreview/value_of_indexed_units_in_legislation

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