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Liquor and Accommodation Act 1990 (No. 44 of 1990)
Requested:  7 Jul 2015
Consolidated as at:  Sessional

22. Qualifications for liquor licence

      (1) A person is not qualified to be granted a liquor licence unless the person is a natural person –

(a) who has attained the age of 21 years; and

(b) who has satisfied the Commissioner that the person –

(i) is a fit and proper person to hold the licence; and

(ii) will be able to exercise personal and effective control over the sale and any consumption of liquor on the premises in respect of which the licence is sought.

      (2) For the purpose of subsection (1)(b), the Commissioner may take into account, having regard to the type of liquor licence applied for and the premises in respect of which it is sought, the knowledge and experience of the applicant in respect of the sale of liquor and the conduct and management of licensed premises.