Liquor Commission

The Role of the Liquor Commission

The Liquor Commission:

  • determines liquor licensing matters referred to it by the Director of Liquor Licensing;
  • conducts reviews of certain decisions made by the Director, or by a single Member of the Commission;
  • conducts reviews based on a question of law;
  • determines complaints and disciplinary matters in accordance with section 95 of the Liquor Control Act;
  • makes binding, high-level decisions in accordance with Act;
  • awards costs associated with matters before the Commission;
  • reports annually to the Minister for Racing and Gaming on the activities of the Commission; and
  • reports to the Minister for Racing and Gaming , when requested to do so, on the jurisdiction and functions of the Commission, including the provision of high-level policy advice relevant to liquor control matters.

The Structure of the Liquor Commission

The Liquor Commission consists of a chairperson and at least three, full, part-time or sessional members. A minimum of one member of the Commission must be legally qualified.

Each member of the Commission is appointed by the Minister for Racing and Gaming for a maximum period of five years.

Further information is available on the Liquor Commission web site.

Last updated: 16/03/2015 14:29:39 PM

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