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Liquor and Accommodation Act 1990 (No. 44 of 1990)
Requested:  22 Nov 2014
Consolidated as at:  Sessional

3. Interpretation

In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears –

abstract, in respect of a licensee, means an abstract of the licensee's records;
accommodation licence means a licence that authorizes the provision of tourist accommodation;
accommodation permit means a permit that authorizes the provision of tourist accommodation;
accommodation standards means accommodation standards formulated and published by the Board in accordance with section 109;
appellation wine has the meaning given to that expression by virtue of section 160;
authorized officer, in respect of a provision of this Act, means a person appointed to be an authorized officer by the Commissioner for the purpose of that provision;
Board means the Licensing Board established by this Act;
club licence means a liquor licence referred to in section 10;
Commissioner means the Commissioner for Licensing;
contravene includes fail to comply with;
general liquor exemption means a general liquor exemption published in accordance with section 16;
licence means a valid licence granted under this Act;
licence fee includes any termination payment payable in accordance with section 99 and any supplementary or additional licence fee and any interest payable on any licence fee;
licensed premises means –

(a) premises specified in a liquor licence as premises on which liquor may be sold; and

(b) in respect of the holder of a liquor licence – the premises specified in the liquor licence –

and includes any part of those premises;
licensee means the holder of a licence;
light beer means beer with an alcoholic content of not less than 0·5% and not more than 3·5% by volume at a temperature of 20° C;
liquor means a beverage (other than a medicine) that –

(a) is intended for human consumption; and

(b) has an alcoholic content greater than 0·5 per cent by volume when at a temperature of 20 degrees Celsius;

liquor guidelines means liquor guidelines formulated and published by the Board in accordance with section 17;
liquor licence means a licence that authorizes the sale of liquor;
liquor permit means a permit that authorizes the sale of liquor;
liquor restriction order means an order made by the Board in accordance with section 39;
local wine means wine produced from fruit of which at least 85% was grown in Tasmania;
obtained includes produced;
off-licence means a liquor licence referred to in section 9;
off-permit means a liquor permit referred to in section 14;
on-licence means a liquor licence referred to in section 8;
on-permit means a liquor permit referred to in section 13;
out-of-hours permit means a liquor permit referred to in section 12;
permit means a valid permit granted under this Act;
premises includes –

(a) land, whether or not covered by buildings; and

(b) any structure, whether or not attached to land; and

(c) a means of transport; and

(d) a part of premises;

records, in respect of a licensee, means the records kept by the licensee in accordance with this Act;
reduced alcohol wine means wine with an alcoholic content of not less than 0·5% and not more than 6·5% by volume at a temperature of 20° C;
sell means sell by wholesale or retail and includes –

(a) offer, display or expose for sale; and

(b) keep or have in possession for sale; and

(c) barter or exchange; and

(d) deal in or agree to sell; and

(e) supply, send, forward or deliver for sale or for or in expectation of receiving any payment or other consideration; and

(f) authorize, direct, cause, attempt or permit any act referred to in paragraphs (a), (b), (c), (d) or (e);

special licence means a liquor licence referred to in section 11;
Tasmanian wine means wine in which all the juice used to make the wine was produced from produce produced in Tasmania;
tourist accommodation has the meaning given to that expression by virtue of section 104;
wine producers licence means a licence granted in accordance with section 163;
wine standard means a wine standard formulated and published by the Commissioner in accordance with section 171.