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Liquor and Accommodation Act 1990 (No. 44 of 1990)
Requested:  2 Sep 2014
Consolidated as at:  Sessional

216. Policy to be followed when considering an application for a licence or permit

      (1) When considering an application for a licence or permit the Commissioner or the Board shall make a decision which, in the opinion of the Commissioner or the Board, will best aid and promote the economic and social growth of Tasmania by encouraging and facilitating the orderly development of the hospitality industry in the State.

      (2) While, in coming to that decision, the Commissioner or the Board may have regard to any legitimate interests and concerns of any section of the community the Commissioner or the Board shall have greater regard for the legitimate interests and concerns of the community as a whole.