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Liquor and Accommodation Act 1990 (No. 44 of 1990)
Requested:  6 Jul 2015
Consolidated as at:  Sessional

66. Licensee to notify Commissioner of prolonged absence from licensed premises

      (1) A licensee shall not be absent from the licensed premises for a period exceeding 7 days unless before the absence, the licensee gives the Commissioner written notice specifying –

(a) the period during which the licensee will be absent; and

(b) the name and address of the person who will be in charge of the premises during the licensee's absence, being a person who is 21 years of age or older.

      (2) Subsection (1) does not apply if liquor is not to be sold on the licensed premises during the licensee's absence.

      (3) In the case of an emergency absence by the licensee subsection (1) shall be taken to have been complied with if notice was given under that subsection at the earliest reasonable opportunity.