Transferring a Liquor Licence
To transfer a liquor licence to another person approval must be sought from the Commissioner for Licensing.
A liquor licence may only be transferred to another person, and is not transferable to another premises. If the licence is required at an alternate premises, a new liquor licence application
Application for approval to transfer a liquor licence to another person must be made at least 28 days before the day on which the transfer is to take effect. A person may apply for an interim authority to act as licensee in the event that a 28 day transfer application period has not been provided.
If an attempt is made to transfer a liquor licence without the approval of the Commissioner, the licence is automatically suspended.
Interim Authority to act as Licensee
In the event that a transfer application has not been made at least 28 days before the day on which the transfer is to take effect, and the current licensee is unable or unwilling to continue meeting their obligations whilst the Commissioner considers the application, an Interim Authority to act as Licensee will be required.
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