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28 November 2018

ILGA guidelines

Authority Guideline 1 - Short term closure orders for licensed premises - Update May 2014 PDF, 429.7 KB

This guideline provides information to stakeholders, and guidance to the Director General of the Department of Trade & Investment, Regional Infrastructure and Services and the NSW Commissioner of Police, as to ILGA's arrangements for making orders to close licensed premises for up to 72 hours.

Authority Guideline 2 - Applications for Review under Section 36A of the Gaming and Liquor Administration Act 2007 PDF, 262.94 KB

This guideline provides information to prospective applicants for review and other stakeholders about the ILGA's arrangements for conducting reviews on the merits of certain decisions made by the Secretary, Department of Customer Service under the Liquor Act 2007Gaming Machines Act 2001 and the Registered Clubs Act 1976.

Authority Guideline 3 - Applications for the Imposition, Revocation or Variation of Licence Conditions under Section 53 of the Liquor Act 2007 PDF, 363.15 KB

This guideline provides information to stakeholders, and guidance to the Secretary, Department of Customer Service and the NSW Commissioner of Police, as to the ILGA's preferred processes for the making and determination of an application to impose, revoke or vary licence conditions under section 53 (1) or (2) of the Liquor Act 2007.

Authority Guideline 4 - Applications for Banning Orders under Section 78 of the Liquor Act 2007 - effective 18/9/2013 PDF, 185.85 KB

This guideline provides information to the Secretary, Department of Customer Service, the NSW Commissioner of Police and other stakeholders as to ILGA's approach to exercising its power to issue orders banning persons from entering licensed premises. It also provides guidance as to the procedures for applying for such an order.

Authority Guideline 5 - Disciplinary Complaints under Section 139 of the Liquor Act 2007 PDF, 240.27 KB

This guideline provides information about the procedures for making a disciplinary complaint to ILGA in relation to a licensee, close associate or manager under section 139 of the Liquor Act 2007, and about the Authority's procedures for determining such complaints.

Authority Guideline 6 - Consideration of social impact under Section 48(5) of the Liquor Act 2007 PDF, 354.85 KB

This guideline concerns the process by which ILGA considers the likely social impact of a licence, authorisation or approval on community well-being when determining whether to grant certain applications. It provides information to relevant stakeholders (including applicants for a licence, authorisation or approval and members of the community) about the type of information that is likely to be of assistance to ILGA when considering that impact.

Authority Interim Guideline 6.1 – Density controls in the Sydney CBD Entertainment and Kings Cross Precincts PDF, 1506.9 KB

This interim Guideline covers the process ILGA uses to consider risks relating to the density of licensed premises in the precincts, and likely social impacts of authorisations or approvals on community well-being. This Guideline is for applications for new extended trading hours, proposed increases to licensed boundaries, and certain licence removals for hotels (except tourist accommodation establishments), registered clubs, nightclubs, adult entertainment venues and packaged liquor outlets. It shows four Cumulative Impact Areas where there are higher risks, based on the density of licensed premises and evidence of alcohol-related harm. It provides applicants with guidance on the ILGA’s approach to managing harms in these Areas in the application process. Applicants are strongly encouraged to read the Guideline before applying if their premises is located in the precincts.

Authority Guideline 7 - Authority decision making and the provision of reasons for decisions PDF, 211.21 KB

This guideline provides information to applicants and stakeholders about the way in which ILGA makes its decisions under the gaming and liquor legislation, the circumstances in which it provides reasons for its decisions and how to access information held by ILGA.

Authority Guideline 8 - Disciplinary Complaints Against Registered Clubs under Section 57F of the Registered Clubs Act 1976 PDF, 238.15 KB

This guideline provides information about ILGA's processes for making and determining disciplinary complaints made against registered clubs and associated individuals under the Registered Clubs Act 1976 ("Act"). The guideline applies to those disciplinary complaints received by ILGA after the date upon which this guideline was approved by ILGA.

Authority Guideline 9 - Approval to Act as Administrator, Liquidator or in Certain Other Capacities under Section 41 of the Registered Clubs Act 1976   PDF, 225.89 KB​​

This guideline provides information about processes for the approval of persons to act as an administrator, controller of property, official manager, receiver or manager, member of the committee of management, liquidator or special manager of a registered club under section 41 of the Registered Clubs Act 1976 ("Act").

Authority Guideline 10 - Applications relating to the sale of liquor in a supermarket - Requirements of section 30 of the Liquor Act 2007 PDF, 227.8 KB

This guideline applies to supermarkets that have a retail floor area of more than 240 square metres, and provides additional policy guidance as to the requirements of section 30 of the Liquor Act 2007 when applications under the Act in relation to these supermarkets are considered.

Authority Guideline 11 - Class 1  Local Impact Assessment process guidelines
PDF, 402.61 KB

This guideline is intended to provide applicants and members of the community with guidance on the Class 1 Local Impact Assessment process.

Authority Guideline 12 - Class 2 Local Impact Assessment process guidelines PDF, 440.84 KB

This guideline is intended to provide applicants and members of the community with guidance on the Class 2 Local Impact Assessment process.

Authority Guideline 13 - Prohibition on bonus and incentive payments under section 10(1)(k) of the Registered Clubs Act 1976 PDF, 95.4 KB

This guideline provides guidance to registered clubs as to ILGA’s interpretation of the prohibition on bonus and incentive payments to employees, calculated with reference to a club’s liquor sales or gaming machine operations, under section 10(1)(K) of the Registered Clubs Act 1976.

Authority Guideline 14 - Applications to change existing authorisations, conditions or boundaries  PDF, 240.5 KB

This guideline provides information to applicants seeking a new liquor licence, new authorisation for a liquor licence, or changes to existing conditions, trading hours or boundaries.

Authority Guideline 15 - Disciplinary complaints under section 129 of the Gaming Machines Act 2001 PDF, 229.41 KB

This guideline provides information about the Authority's processes for making and determining complaints under the Gaming Machines Act 2001.

Authority Guideline 16 - Late-night gaming applications PDF, 692.48 KB

This guideline sets out ILGA’s position regarding applications involving late-night gaming and puts applicants on notice of additional factors that the Authority may take into consideration when determining whether to grant applications involving late-night gaming.

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