Legislation

This section covers key aspects of the Act for on-licences. 

Key definitions from the Act

  • s.60 Sale and supply in clubs to members and guests only.
  • s.61 Administrative requirements for club licences.
  • s.62 No bring-your-own alcohol in clubs.
  • s.212 Appointment of managers.
  • s.215 Circumstances where manager on duty does not apply.

Key sections of the Act (in addition to those above)

  • s.3 Purpose of Act
  • s.4 Object of Act
  • ss.43-45 Permitted trading hours
  • s.46 No sale or supply outside permitted trading hours
  • s.47A ANZAC Day trading hours for RNZRSA licensed clubs
  • ss.51-54 Non-alcoholic drinks, low alcohol drinks, food, transport information all to be available
  • s.57 Display of signs and licence
  • s.100 Form of application
  • s.103 Police, Medical Officer of Health, and Inspector must inquire into applications
  • s.105 Criteria for issue of licences
  • s.106 Considering effects of issue or renewal of licence on amenity and good order of locality
  • s.110 Particular conditions
  • s.120 Variation of conditions
  • s.127 Application for renewal of licence
  • s.131 Criteria for renewal
  • s.280 Variation, suspension or cancellation of licences other than special licences
  • s.239 Sale or supply of alcohol to people under purchase age

Key forms

  • Form 5 (Sale and Supply of Alcohol Regulations 2013). Application for club licence or renewal of club licence.
  • Note that different District Licensing Committees may have developed their own application forms/ additional requirements.