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

44. Licensee to keep records

      (1) A licensee shall keep records showing –

(a) in the case of an off-licence or a prescribed special licence –

(i) the quantity of liquor sold or otherwise disposed of on or from the premises specified in the licence; and

(ii) the date on which it was sold or disposed of; and

(iii) the price at which it was sold; and

(iv) in respect of liquor sold for sale on other licensed premises – the name and address of each purchaser; and

(v) the quantity of liquor made, purchased or otherwise obtained for sale on the premises specified in the licence; and

(vi) the date on which it was bottled or otherwise placed in a container or purchased or otherwise obtained; and

(vii) the price at which it was purchased or otherwise obtained; and

(b) in the case of any other liquor licence –

(i) the quantity of liquor purchased or otherwise obtained for sale on the premises specified in the licence; and

(ii) the date on which it was purchased or otherwise obtained; and

(iii) the price at which it was purchased or otherwise obtained.

      (1A) In subsection (1), prescribed special licence means a special licence –

(a) under which, in the opinion of the Commissioner, liquor is sold primarily or exclusively to other licensees for the purposes of reselling it on their licensed premises; or

(b) that authorizes the sale only of local wine on a part of premises where –

(i) fruit used to produce local wine is grown; or

(ii) local wine is produced.

      (2) A record shall not include liquor declared to be exempt liquor in accordance with section 98(11).

      (3) A licensee shall keep a record in such form as the Commissioner specifies.

      (4) A licensee shall keep a record –

(a) on the licensed premises; or

(b) on such other premises as the Commissioner, on the application of the licensee, approves.

      (5) A licensee shall preserve a record for 5 years after the date referred to in subsection (1)(a)(ii) or (1)(b)(ii).

      (6) A licensee shall –

(a) produce a record to an authorized officer when required to do so; and

(b) allow an authorized officer to take a copy of a record.