District Licensing Committee

​​Chairperson:External appointee – Sara Grayson
Deputy Chairperson​:​N/A
Membership:
Patsi Davies
John Gower
Chrissy Hodkinson
Brett McEwan
Jennie McFarlane (Alternate Commissioner)
Tegan McIntyre (Alternate Commissioner)
​Frequency:As required 
​Quorum:
Three members (with the exception of uncontested applications which can be considered by the Chairperson acting alone).

​The District Licensing Committee is responsible to administer the Council’s alcohol licensing framework as determined by the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 (‘the Act’)

Terms of Reference:

  1. To consider and determine applications for licences and manager’s certificates

  2. To consider and determine applications for renewal of licences and manager’s certificates

  3. To consider and determine applications for temporary authority to carry on the sale and supply of alcohol in accordance with certain requirements

  4. To consider and determine applications for the variation, suspension, or cancellation of special licences

  5. To consider and determine applications for the variation of licences (other than special licences)

  6. With the leave of the chairperson of the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority (‘the licensing authority’), to refer applications to the licensing authority

  7. To conduct inquiries and to make reports as may be required of it by the licensing authority

  8. Other functions conferred on the District Licensing Committee by the Act or other legislation​

The Committee is delegated the following powers to act:

  • To make decisions on applications and renewals for licences and manager’s certificates in accordance with its terms of reference, the Act and other relevant legislation​

​​The Committee is delegated the following recommendatory powers:

  • The Committee may make recommendations to the Council.
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