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Effective date: 1 December 2011Last amended: October 2018Next review: May 2020
This policy is designed to provide information in regard to the subject matter covered, and with the understanding that the Director of Liquor Licensing is not passing legal opinion or interpretation or other professional advice. The information is provided
on the understanding that all persons undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its contents.
Section 113A of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (the Act) provides that where:
the licensee is to include on the website any information prescribed in respect of a licence of that class.
This document provides guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to websites maintained by, or on behalf of the licensee. Websites providing promotional material only (that is, there is no ability to purchase liquor via the website) are
not required to comply with the legislative provisions.
For the purposes of section 113A of the Act, regulation 18EA of the Liquor Control Regulations 1989 states that the requirement for information to be included on internet websites applies to the following licence types:
Therefore, the information to be included on the home page or front page of a premises internet website (if one exists) is:
Under the Liquor Control Act 1988, it is an offence:
This information must be displayed on the home page or front page of the internet website.
In addition to the above, the licensee of a producer’s licence may sell liquor produced by the licensee from any premises, if the sale is conducted via the telephone or internet and the liquor sold is delivered from the licensed premises or premises
approved by the Director.
If a licensee fails to comply with the requirements of the Act in relation to section 113A, the licensing authority may decide to:
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