Compliance Overview

Compliance Framework
Compliance Driver Liquor Act 2007 (NSW)
Classification Level 3
Centrally managed, local area(s) requirement.
Associated Legislation
Associated Standards None
Associated Codes None
Associated Information
Return to Top Administrative Information
Administrative Body Office of Liquor, Gaming & Racing
Administrative Name
Administrative Address Physical Address
Level 6
323 Castlereagh St
Haymarket NSW
Australia, 1240
Administrative Phone 02 9995 0894
Administrative Email info@olgr.nsw.gov.au
Administrative Website https://www.liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au
Return to Top General Introduction
VC Compliance Delegate David Schmude, Director UNE Life
Compliance Coordinator Ashley Clee, Deputy Director UNE Life
Business Units Impacted
  • Office of the Chief Operating Officer
  • UNE Life
  • UNE Residential System
Overview The objects of this Act are as follows:
(a) to regulate and control the sale, supply and consumption of liquor in a way that is consistent with the expectations, needs and aspirations of the community,
(b) to facilitate the balanced development, in the public interest, of the liquor industry, through a flexible and practical regulatory system with minimal formality and technicality,
(c) to contribute to the responsible development of related industries such as the live music, entertainment, tourism and hospitality industries.

Each person who exercises functions under this Act (including a licensee) is required to have due regard to the following:
(a) the need to minimise harm associated with misuse and abuse of liquor (including harm arising from violence and other anti-social behaviour),
(b) the need to encourage responsible attitudes and practices towards the promotion, sale, supply, service and consumption of liquor,
(c) the need to ensure that the sale, supply and consumption of liquor contributes to, and does not detract from, the amenity of community life.

Compliance Obligations

Return to Top Compliance with Licence Conditions - On-Premises
Description Under s10 (2) of the Act the conditions under which the licence authorises the licensee to sell or supply liquor are:
1. in accordance with the Act
2. in accordance with conditions specified in the licence

Under s25 of the Act an on-premises licence authorises the licensee to sell liquor by retail on the licensed premises for consumption on the premises only - this requirement is not applicable to an on-premise catering licence.
Impacts The maximun penalty under the Act is 100 penalty points, or imprisonment for 12 months, or both.
Responsible Manager David Schmude, Director UNE Life
Coordinating Officer Adam Towie, Corporate Services Manager
Coordinating Unit UNE Life
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • UNE Life
  • UNE Residential System
Obligation Framework
Associated Legislation
Associated Standard None
Associated Code None
Associated Information None
Management Tools
Rule None
Policy None
Protocol None
Procedure None
Guideline None
Other Websites
 
Return to Top Display of Name
Description The name of the licenced premises must appear and be maintained on the front of the licenced premises and in accordance with section 95(1) of the Act and clause 29 of the Regulation.
Impacts
Responsible Manager David Schmude, Director UNE Life
Coordinating Officer Adam Towie, Corporate Services Manager
Coordinating Unit UNE Life
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • UNE Life
  • UNE Residential System
Obligation Framework
Associated Legislation
Associated Standard None
Associated Code None
Associated Information None
Management Tools
Rule None
Policy None
Protocol None
Procedure None
Guideline None
Other Websites
 
Return to Top Licence required to sell liquor
Description Under s7 it is an offence to sell liquor without a licence.

A person who is the occupier of, manager of, or is in control of the premises, is taken to have sold the liquor unless they can prove that they had no knowledge of the sale, and used all due diligence to prevent the sale of liquor on or from the premises.
Impacts Maximum penalty: 100 penalty units or imprisonment for 12 months, or both.
Responsible Manager David Schmude, Director UNE Life
Coordinating Officer Adam Towie, Corporate Services Manager
Coordinating Unit UNE Life
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • Office of the Chief Operating Officer
  • UNE Life
  • UNE Residential System
Obligation Framework
Associated Legislation
Associated Standard None
Associated Code None
Associated Information None
Management Tools
Rule None
Policy None
Protocol None
Procedure None
Guideline None
Other Websites
 
Return to Top Liquor Licence Fee(Annual)
Description In accordance with NSW Liquor Regulations 2008 Part 2A Periodic licence fees a licence fee is payable annaully.
Per 5B Assessment date and due date for payment of periodic licence fees
(1) The assessment date for a periodic licence fee is 15 March in each assessment year (with 15 March 2015 being the first assessment date).
(2) The due date for the payment of a periodic licence fee is 29 May in each assessment year.
Impacts If the fee is not paid the Liquor licence could be terminated.
Responsible Manager David Schmude, Director UNE Life
Coordinating Officer Adam Towie, Corporate Services Manager
Coordinating Unit UNE Life
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • UNE Life
  • UNE Residential System
Obligation Framework
Associated Legislation
Associated Standard None
Associated Code None
Associated Information None
Management Tools
Rule None
Policy None
Protocol None
Procedure None
Guideline None
Other Websites
 
Return to Top Notice to be Displayed
Description Under, and in accordance with, clause 31 of the Regulation the following notice is to be displayed in the licensed premises:

IT IS AGAINST THE LAW TO SELL OR SUPPLY ALCOHOL TO, OR OBTAIN ALCOHOL ON BEHALF OF, A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF 18
Impacts The maximun penalty under the Act is 20 penalty points.
Responsible Manager David Schmude, Director UNE Life
Coordinating Officer Adam Towie, Corporate Services Manager
Coordinating Unit UNE Life
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • UNE Life
  • UNE Residential System
Obligation Framework
Associated Legislation
Associated Standard None
Associated Code None
Associated Information None
Management Tools
Rule None
Policy None
Protocol None
Procedure None
Guideline None
Other Websites
 
Return to Top RSA Register
Description Under, and in accordance with, clause 44 of the Regulation, the licensee must keep, and make available, a register of existing RSA.
Impacts
Responsible Manager David Schmude, Director UNE Life
Coordinating Officer Adam Towie, Corporate Services Manager
Coordinating Unit UNE Life
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • UNE Life
  • UNE Residential System
Obligation Framework
Associated Legislation
Associated Standard None
Associated Code None
Associated Information None
Management Tools
Rule None
Policy None
Protocol None
Procedure None
Guideline None
Other Websites
 
Return to Top Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)
Description Under, and in accordance with, clauses 40 and 41 of the Regulation, the licensee and staff of a licensed premises must not sell, supply or serve liquor by retail on the premises, or cause or permit liquor to be sold, supplied or served by retail on the premises unless the licensee and staff hold a current recognised RSA certification.
Impacts The maximun penalty under the Act is:
- 50 penalty points for a licensee.
- 10 penalty points for a staff member
Responsible Manager David Schmude, Director UNE Life
Coordinating Officer Adam Towie, Corporate Services Manager
Coordinating Unit UNE Life
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • UNE Life
  • UNE Residential System
Obligation Framework
Associated Legislation
Associated Standard None
Associated Code None
Associated Information None
Management Tools
Rule None
Policy None
Protocol None
Procedure None
Guideline None
Other Websites
 
Return to Top Water Freely Available
Description Under and in accordance with clause 51, drinking water is to be available free of charge where liquor is served.
Impacts
Responsible Manager David Schmude, Director UNE Life
Coordinating Officer Adam Towie, Corporate Services Manager
Coordinating Unit UNE Life
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • UNE Life
  • UNE Residential System
Obligation Framework
Associated Legislation
Associated Standard None
Associated Code None
Associated Information None
Management Tools
Rule None
Policy None
Protocol None
Procedure None
Guideline None
Other Websites