Commissioner for Licensing

The Commissioner for Licensing is appointed by the Minister under the Liquor Licensing Act 1990.

The Commissioner is responsible for:
  • administering applications for licences and permits;
  • ensuring people are qualified to hold a liquor licence or liquor permit;
  • the determination of liquor licence applications in accordance with the Liquor Licensing Act 1990, making decisions that are in the best interest of the community;
  • transferring liquor licences from one person to another;
  • issuing interim authorities for people to act as licensees;
  • issuing liquor permits;
  • administering surrendered liquor licences or permits; and
  • cancelling or suspending liquor permits and licences.

Guideline on liquor licence application referral to the Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission

  Guideline of circumstances that liquor licence applications may be referred to the Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission   (93Kb)

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