Liquor Act 2007 No 90
Authorisation conferred by club licence
A club licence authorises the licensee to sell liquor by retail on the licensed premises to a member of the club (or a guest of a member of the club) for consumption on or away from the licensed premises.Trading hours for consumption on premises The times when liquor may be sold for consumption on the licensed premises are as follows—during the standard trading period or at such other times as may be authorised by an extended trading authorisation,on 31 December in any year (but without limiting the operation of any extended trading authorisation)—from the start of the standard trading period for that day until 2 am on the next succeeding day.Trading hours for consumption away from premises Liquor may be sold for consumption away from the licensed premises during the standard trading period or at such other times as may be authorised by an extended trading authorisation.An authorisation under this section must not authorise the sale after 10 pm on any day of liquor for consumption away from the licensed premises.No take-away sales on restricted trading days However, the sale of liquor for consumption away from the licensed premises is not authorised on a restricted trading day.
Club licence—general provisions
A club licence may only be granted to a club that—otherwise complies with the requirements of that Act.If a registered club owns or occupies more than one set of premises—each set of premises must be separately licensed under this Act, andthe entity comprising the registered club is the licensee for each set of licensed premises.The regulations may create exceptions to this section.
Club licence—miscellaneous conditions
The following requirements apply in relation to a registered club—the club must not hold a hotel licence or acquire any financial interest in a hotel,the manager of the licensed premises must not provide a cash advance on the premises, or permit a cash advance to be provided on the premises on behalf of the club otherwise than as a prize or bonus won as a direct or indirect consequence of participating in a form of gambling that may lawfully be conducted on the licensed premises.Subsection (1)(a) does not apply to or in respect of a hotelier’s licence or financial interest in a hotel that was granted to (or acquired by) a club before 2 April 2002.The prohibition on a registered club holding a hotelier’s licence or acquiring a financial interest in a hotel was previously contained in section 9A(1AA) of the Registered Clubs Act 1976 (as inserted by Schedule 3 to the Gaming Machines Act 2001). The previous prohibition did not apply to licences or financial interests granted or acquired before the commencement of section 9A(1AA)—see clause 89 of Schedule 2 to the Registered Clubs Act 1976.