Airports (Control of OnAirport Activities) Regulations 1997

Statutory Rules 1997 No. 57 as amended

made under the

Airports Act 1996

This compilation was prepared on 9 August 2012
taking into account amendments up to SLI 2012 No. 186

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing,
AttorneyGeneral’s Department, Canberra

Contents

Part 1 Introductory 

 1 Name of Regulations [see Note 1]

 2 Commencement 

 3 Definitions 

 4 Airports to which Part 11 of the Act applies 

Part 1A Control of liquor — airports in New South Wales             

Division 1A.1 Preliminary 

 4AA Application of Part 1A 

 4AB Objects of Part 1A 

 4AC Definitions for Part 1A 

Division 1A.2 Liquor Licences 

Subdivision 1A.2.1 Types of licence 

 4AD Types of licence 

 4AE Passenger terminal licence 

 4AF General licence 

 4AG Function licence 

Subdivision 1A.2.2 Licence applications and grants 

 4AH Applications for licence 

 4AI Additional requirement for general licence — advertisement and display of application             

 4AJ Additional information to be given to the Secretary 

 4AK Request for information 

 4AL Grant or refusal of licence 

 4AM Matters to be considered in licensing decision 

 4AN General restrictions on the grant of a licence etc 

 4AO Consent of airportlessee company 

 4AP Licence conditions 

 4AQ Issue of licence document 

 4AR Duration of licence 

 4AS Variation of a licence on Secretary’s initiative 

 4AT Variation of a licence on application by a licensee 

 4AU Additional requirement for general licence — advertisement and display of application for variation             

 4AV Additional information to be given to the Secretary 

 4AW Transfer of licence 

 4AX Suspension or cancellation of licence 

 4AY Surrender of licence 

 4AZ Register of licences 

Subdivision 1A.2.3 Nominees 

 4BA Nomination of individual to be nominee 

 4BB Request for information about nomination 

 4BC Approval of nominee 

 4BD Matters to be considered in decision on nominee 

 4BE Conditions of approval of nominee 

 4BF Responsibility of nominee 

 4BG Duration of approval 

 4BH Suspension or withdrawal of approval of nominee 

 4BI Withdrawal by nominee 

 4BJ Change of nominee 

 4BK Temporary absence of nominee 

Subdivision 1A.2.4 Compliance returns 

 4BL Compliance returns 

Division 1A.3 Sublicences 

 4BM Interpretation for Division 1A.3 

 4BN Authority of sublicence 

 4BO Grant etc of sublicence 

 4BP Guidelines for sublicences 

 4BQ Licensee not to charge fees etc 

 4BR Suspension or cancellation of sublicence by Secretary             

 4BS Effect of cancellation etc of passenger terminal licence on sublicences             

Division 1A.4 Enforcement 

Subdivision 1A.4.1 Offences relating to the supply or consumption of liquor etc 

 4BT Supply of liquor without a licence etc 

 4BU Supply of liquor in contravention of a licence etc 

 4BV Supply of liquor to intoxicated persons 

 4BW Supply of liquor to minors 

 4BX Consumption of liquor by minors 

 4BY False representation of age 

 4BZ Conduct causing public nuisance 

 4CA No activity permitted without nominee 

 4CB Display of licences and signs 

Subdivision 1A.4.2 Authorised officers 

 4CC Appointment of authorised officers 

 4CD Identity cards 

 4CE Production of identity card etc 

 4CF Entering premises 

 4CG Requiring production of licence or approval of nominee etc 

 4CH Ascertainment of age 

 4CI Requiring suspected minor to leave premises 

Subdivision 1A.4.3 General matters relating to enforcement 

 4CJ Suspension or cancellation of licence etc not affected by other provisions             

 4CK Acceptable evidence of age 

 4CL Entry by licensee on premises of sublicensee 

Division 1A.5 Miscellaneous 

Subdivision 1A.5.1 Administrative review 

 4CM Review by Secretary 

 4CN Review by Administrative Appeals Tribunal 

Subdivision 1A.5.2 General 

 4CO Electronic applications etc 

 4CP Information on directors of a corporation holding a general licence             

 4CQ Service of documents by Secretary 

Subdivision 1A.5.3 Transitional 

 4CR Definitions for Subdivision 1A.5.3 

 4CS References to repealed regulations 

 4CT Transitional — existing liquor licences etc 

 4CU Transitional — licence conditions 

 4CV Transitional — approval of nominees 

Part 2 Control of liquor — airports not in New South Wales             

Division 1 Introductory 

 5 Meaning of owner of airport for State or Territory liquor law 

Division 3 Airports in Victoria 

Subdivision 1 Preliminary 

 22 Definitions for Division 

 23 Modifications of LCR Act at Part 11 airports in Victoria 

Subdivision 2 Melbourne Airport 

 24 Definition for Subdivision 

 25 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor 

 26 Transitional—authority for trading off-premises 

 27 How long existing authorisation continues 

 28 No need to renew existing authorisation 

 29 Transitional — dealing with existing authorisation 

 30 Transitional — dealing with holder of existing authorisation 

 31 Transitional — persons under 18 on premises taken to be licensed             

Subdivision 3 Essendon Airport and Moorabbin Airport 

 32 Definitions for Subdivision 

 33 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor 

 34 How long licence continues 

 35 No need to renew licence 

 36 Transitional—treatment of liquor licence 

 37 Transitional — treatment of persons taken to hold liquor licence             

 38 Transitional — persons taken to hold liquor licence to give copies of plans             

Division 4 Airports in Queensland 

Subdivision 1 Preliminary 

 39 Definitions for Division 

 40 Application of Liquor Act at certain airports 

Subdivision 2 Archerfield Airport, Gold Coast Airport, Mount Isa Airport and Townsville Airport             

 46 Definition for Subdivision 

 47 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor at Archerfield and Mount Isa Airports             

 48 Transitional — authority to sell liquor in the terminal of Gold Coast Airport             

 49 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor at Gold Coast Airport             

 50 Transitional — authority to sell liquor in the terminal of Townsville Airport             

 51 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor at Townsville Airport             

 52 Transitional — when liquor licence etc ceases 

 53 Transitional — dealing with liquor licence etc 

 54 Transitional — dealing with person taken to hold liquor licence etc             

 55 Transitional — person taken to hold liquor licence etc to give copies of plans             

Division 5 Adelaide Airport and Parafield Airport 

 56 Definitions for Division 

 57 Application of Liquor Licensing Act 

 58 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor 

 59 Transitional — when liquor licence etc ceases 

 60 Transitional — dealing with liquor licence etc 

 61 Transitional — dealing with person taken to hold liquor licence etc             

 62 Transitional — person taken to hold liquor licence to give copies of plans             

Division 6 Airports in Western Australia 

Subdivision 1 Preliminary 

 63 Definitions for Division 

 64 Application of LC Act at Perth Airport 

Subdivision 2 Perth Airport 

 65 Definition for Subdivision 

 66 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor 

 67 Transitional — dealings with existing authorisation 

 68 Transitional — dealing with holder of existing authorisation 

 69 Transitional — holders of existing authorisations to give copies of plans             

Subdivision 3 Jandakot Airport 

 70 Definition for Subdivision 

 71 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor 

 72 Transitional — when liquor licence ceases 

 73 Transitional — dealing with liquor licence 

 74 Transitional — dealing with person taken to hold liquor licence             

 75 Transitional — person taken to hold liquor licence to give copies of plans             

Division 7 Hobart International Airport and Launceston Airport 

 76 Definitions for Division 

 77 Application of Liquor Act 

 78 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor 

 79 Transitional — when liquor licence etc ceases 

 80 Transitional — dealing with liquor licence 

 81 Transitional — dealing with person taken to hold liquor licence             

 82 Transitional — person taken to hold liquor licence to give copies of plans             

Division 8 Canberra Airport 

 83 Definitions for Division 

 84 Application of Liquor Act and Liquor Regulation 

 85 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor 

 86 Transitional — when liquor licence ceases 

 87 Transitional — dealing with liquor licence 

 88 Transitional — dealing with person taken to hold liquor licence             

 89 Transitional — person taken to hold liquor licence to give copies of plans             

Division 9 Darwin International Airport and Alice Springs Airport 

 90 Definitions for Division 

 91 Application of Liquor Act 

 92 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor 

 93 When liquor licence etc ceases 

 94 Transitional — dealing with liquor licence 

 95 Transitional — dealing with person taken to hold liquor licence             

 96 Transitional — person taken to hold liquor licence to give copies of plans             

Part 3 Commercial trading 

 97 Definitions for Part 3 

 98 Transitional — authorisations to carry on consumer trading 

 99 Consumer trading — Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport             

 100 Consumer trading — other Part 11 airports in New South Wales             

 101 Consumer trading—Melbourne Airport 

 102 Consumer trading — airports in Queensland 

 103 Consumer trading — airports in South Australia 

 104 Consumer trading — Perth Airport 

Part 4 Vehicles 

Division 1 Introductory 

 105 Definitions for Part 4 

Division 2 Landside vehicle parking 

 106 Definitions for Division 2 

 106A Application of this Division 

 106B Operation of State laws 

 106BA Parking signage plan and standard operating procedures 

 106BB Variation of parking signage plan 

 106C Installation of traffic control devices 

 106D Permits to stop a vehicle in a permit zone 

 106E Application of Australian Road Rules 

 107 Offences against Australian Road Rules 

 108 Taxi drivers must not leave taxis unattended in certain areas             

 109 Drivers of taxis, hire cars and public buses to show authority cards             

 110 Authorised person may direct that a vehicle be moved 

 111 Authorised person may move vehicle 

 112 Owner of vehicle must pay costs of storage etc 

 113 Airport operator may sell vehicle 

 114 Authorised persons 

Division 3 Airside vehicle parking 

 115 Definitions for Division 3 

 116 Noparking areas 

 117 Nostanding areas 

 118 Offence — parking in a designated noparking area             

 119 Offence — stopping in a designated nostanding area             

 120 Authorised person may direct that a vehicle may be moved 

 121 Authorised persons 

Division 4 Airside vehicle operation 

 122 Definitions for Division 4 

 123 Vehicles not to be taken onto or operated airside 

 124 Who can issue ADA or AUA 

 125 Authority to Drive Airside 

 126 Transitional — previously issued authorities 

 127 Authority for Use Airside 

 128 Transitional — previously issued authorities 

 129 Driver of vehicle must show authority etc 

 130 Vehicles to be kept clear of aircraft 

 131 Vehicle being driven dangerously etc may be removed 

 132 Authorised person 

 133 Withdrawal of Authority to Drive Airside 

 134 Withdrawal of Authority for Use Airside 

 135 Review of decisions 

Part 5 Gambling 

Division 1 Preliminary 

 136 Definitions for Part 5 

Division 2 Gambling at regulated airports generally 

 137 Prohibition of gambling at regulated airports 

 138 Application of certain State and Territory laws at regulated airports             

Division 3 Transitional arrangements 

 138A Transitional — gambling at Part 11 airports in New South Wales             

 139 Transitional — gambling at certain other Part 11 airports 

Division 4 Permissions to carry on gambling activities 

 139A Secretary may give certain permissions 

 139B Application for permission 

 139C Time for the Secretary’s decision 

 139D Terms and conditions of gambling permission 

 139E Notice of permission 

 139F What permissions authorise 

 139G Review of decisions 

Division 5 Cancellation and suspension of authorities and permissions             

 139H Suspension and cancellation — show cause notice 

 139I Cancellation of authority or permission 

 139J Cancellation at request of holder 

 139K Review of decisions 

Part 6 Smoking 

 140 Definitions for Part 6 

 141 Nosmoking areas 

 142 Smoking prohibited 

 143 Authorised persons 

Part 7 Infringement notices 

 144 Definitions for Part 7 

 145 When an infringement notice can be issued 

 146 Service of infringement notices 

 147 Notice penalty 

 148 Allowed period 

 149 What must be included in an infringement notice 

 150 Whether infringement notice can be withdrawn 

 151 What happens if the notice penalty is paid 

 152 Evidentiary matters 

 153 Whether more than 1 infringement notice can be issued for the same offence             

 154 What if payment is made by cheque 

 154A Prosecution 

 155 This Part does not prevent a matter being prosecuted in a court nor require that an infringement notice must be issued in all cases             

 155A Liability of owner of vehicle etc for offences 

 155B Copy of statutory declaration to be served with summons 

Part 8 Miscellaneous 

 156 Delegation by Secretary 

Schedule 1 Modifications of State and Territory liquor legislation 

Part 1 Modifications of Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 of Victoria that apply at all Part 11 airports in Victoria             

Part 2 Modifications of Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 of Victoria that apply only at Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport             

Part 3 Modifications of Liquor Act 1992 of Queensland that apply only in terminal areas of Gold Coast and Townsville Airports             

Part 4 Modifications of Liquor Licensing Act 1997 of South Australia that apply only in terminal areas of Adelaide and Parafield Airports             

Part 5 modifications of Liquor Control Act 1988 of Western Australia that apply at Perth Airport generally             

Part 6 Modifications of Liquor Licensing Act 1990 of Tasmania that apply only in terminal areas of Hobart International and Launceston Airports             

Part 7 Modifications of Liquor Act 2010 of the Australian Capital Territory that apply at Canberra Airport generally             

Part 8 Modifications of Liquor Act 2010 of the Australian Capital Territory that apply only in the terminal area of Canberra Airport             

Part 9 Modifications of Liquor Regulation 2010 of the Australian Capital Territory that apply at Canberra Airport generally             

Part 10 Modifications of Liquor Act of the Northern Territory that apply at Darwin International and Alice Springs Airports generally             

Part 11 Modifications of Liquor Act of the Northern Territory that apply only in the terminal area of Darwin International and Alice Springs Airports             

Schedule 2 Penalties for contravention of applied Australian Road Rules             

Notes   

Part 1 Introductory

 

1 Name of Regulations [see Note 1]

  These Regulations are the Airports (Control of OnAirport Activities) Regulations 1997.

Note   For the application of State law in a Commonwealth place generally, see the Commonwealth Places (Application of Laws) Act 1970.

2 Commencement

  These Regulations commence on 15 May 1997.

3 Definitions

 (1) In these Regulations:

Act means the Airports Act 1996.

FAC means the Federal Airports Corporation.

infringement notice offence means a contravention of these Regulations for which an infringement notice may be issued.

Note   For infringement notices generally, see Part 7.

Part 11 airport means an airport to which Part 11 of the Act applies.

Note   Part 11 of the Act deals with control of liquor, commercial trading, vehicle movements, gambling and smoking, at airports to which that Part applies. Section 169 of the Act provides that Part 11 of the Act applies to a core regulated airport (within the meaning given by section 7 of the Act) and an airport prescribed in the regulations, if there is an airport lease for the airport.

terminal area of an airport means the building or buildings on the airport used for processing the arrival and departure of the passengers of an aircraft engaged in a regular public transport operation (within the meaning given by the Air Navigation Act 1920).

 (2) An expression used in both these Regulations and the Airports Regulations 1997 has, unless the contrary intention appears, the same meaning in these Regulations as in those Regulations.

4 Airports to which Part 11 of the Act applies

  For paragraph 169 (1) (b) of the Act, the following airports are specified:

 (a) Archerfield Airport;

 (b) Bankstown Airport;

 (c) Camden Airport;

 (d) Essendon Airport;

 (f) Jandakot Airport;

 (g) Moorabbin Airport;

 (h) Mount Isa Airport;

 (i) Parafield Airport;

 (j) Tennant Creek Airport.


Part 1A Control of liquor — airports in New South Wales

Division 1A.1 Preliminary

4AA Application of Part 1A

  This Part applies to Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport, Bankstown Airport and Camden Airport.

4AB Objects of Part 1A

  The objects of this Part are:

 (a) to control the sale and supply of liquor at airports to which this Part applies; and

 (b) to control the standard and use of premises on which liquor may be sold or supplied at those airports; and

 (c) to promote harm minimisation practices in connection with the sale and supply of liquor at those airports.

4AC Definitions for Part 1A

 (1) In this Part:

adult means an individual who is 18 years old or older.

applicant means an applicant for a licence or sublicence, and includes, if appropriate in the context, a person who intends to be an applicant.

conditions:

 (a) for a licence, means conditions imposed on the licence under Division 1A.2; or

 (b) for a sublicence, means conditions applying to the sublicence, or imposed on the sublicence, under Division 1A.3;

and includes those conditions as varied.

control includes regulate and prohibit.

function means an event or occasion to which persons are invited by, or for, the organiser of the event or occasion.

function licence means a licence of a kind described in regulation 4AG.

general licence means a licence of a kind described in regulation 4AF.

licence means a passenger terminal licence, a general licence or a function licence.

licence number has the meaning given by subregulation 4AQ (2).

licensed premises means premises that are specified in a licence or sublicence and, when used in relation to a particular licence or sublicence, means the premises specified in the licence or sublicence.

licensee means the holder of a licence.

minor means an individual who is under 18 years old.

nominee:

 (a) for a licence, means an individual who is approved as a nominee for the licence under regulation 4BC and includes, if the context permits, an alternative nominee, or another individual, who is taken to be a nominee under regulation 4BK; and

 (b) for a sublicence, means an individual who is approved as a nominee for the sublicence under the conditions of the sublicence and includes, if the context permits, an alternative nominee, or another individual, who is taken to be a nominee under the conditions of the sublicence.

passenger terminal means premises on an airport used for the arrival, departure and processing of aircraft passengers.

passenger terminal licence means a licence of a kind described in regulation 4AE.

premises includes:

 (a) land; and

 (b) a building or structure on land.

Secretary means the Secretary to the Department.

sell includes:

 (a) barter or exchange; and

 (b) offer, agree or attempt to sell; and

 (c) expose, send, forward or deliver for sale; and

 (d) cause or permit to be sold or offered for sale; and

 (e) supply or offer, agree or attempt to supply:

 (i) in circumstances in which the supplier derives, or would be likely to derive, a direct or indirect pecuniary benefit; or

 (ii) gratuitously, but to gain or keep custom or other commercial advantage.

sublicence means a sublicence granted under regulation 4BO.

sublicensee means the holder of a sublicence.

supply means supply whether or not for any consideration.

 (2) A reference in this Part to an airport by name is a reference to the airport site known by that name.

Division 1A.2 Liquor Licences

Subdivision 1A.2.1 Types of licence

4AD Types of licence

  The following licences may be granted and held under this Part:

 (a) a passenger terminal licence;

 (b) a general licence;

 (c) a function licence.

Note   Sublicences may be granted and held under a passenger terminal licence — see regulation 4AE and Division 1A.3.

4AE Passenger terminal licence

  A passenger terminal licence authorises the licensee, in accordance with this Part and the licence conditions:

 (a) to sell or supply liquor on premises in a passenger terminal on Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport that is specified in the licence; and

 (b) to grant, vary and cancel a sublicence to sell or supply liquor on premises in that passenger terminal that are specified in the sublicence; and

 (c) to sell or supply liquor at functions on licensed premises in that passenger terminal; and

 (d) to authorise the sale or supply of liquor by persons other than the licensee at functions on licensed premises in that passenger terminal.

4AF General licence

  A general licence authorises the licensee, in accordance with this Part and the licence conditions, to sell or supply liquor, on premises (not being premises in a passenger terminal on Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport) specified in the licence, on an airport site specified in the licence.

4AG Function licence

  A function licence authorises the licensee, in accordance with this Part and the licence conditions, to sell or supply liquor at 1 or more functions, on premises (not being premises in a passenger terminal on Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport) specified in the licence that are not otherwise licensed premises, on an airport site specified in the licence.

Subdivision 1A.2.2 Licence applications and grants

4AH Applications for licence

  An application for a licence must:

 (a) be made to the Secretary in a form approved by the Secretary; and

 (b) be accompanied by:

 (i) a plan showing the premises to be licensed, in a way that clearly defines the location, limits and area of the premises; and

 (ii) if the written consent of the airportlessee company is required under regulation 4AO, that written consent.

Note   At the time of making an application for a licence, the applicant must also nominate an individual to be the nominee — see regulation 4BA.

4AI Additional requirement for general licence — advertisement and display of application

 (1) An applicant for a general licence for premises on an airport must cause a notice of the proposed application to be published in:

 (a) at least 1 newspaper circulating generally in New South Wales; and

 (b) at least 1 local newspaper circulating in the area where the airport is situated.

 (2) The notice must be published:

 (a) at least 28 days before the application is made; and

 (b) in a manner that reasonably invites public attention to the application.

 (3) The notice must:

 (a) include the following information:

 (i) the name and address of the applicant;

 (ii) the proposed location and address of the premises to be licensed;

 (iii) the purpose of the licence, including the type of liquor trading activity proposed;

 (iv) the proposed trading hours; and

 (b) invite written comments from the public, to be made to the applicant within a period of 21 days before the proposed date of making the application.

 (4) The applicant must cause a copy of the notice to be displayed on the premises to be licensed, or on the site for those premises:

 (a) during the whole of the period of 28 days immediately before the application is made; and

 (b) in a manner that reasonably invites public attention to the application.

 (5) However, if it is not practicable to display the notice on the premises or site, the applicant may display the notice on any adjoining premises or site.

4AJ Additional information to be given to the Secretary

 (1) The applicant must give to the Secretary, at the time of making an application to which regulation 4AI applies:

 (a) a copy of the notice as published and displayed under that regulation; and

 (b) evidence of the publication and display of the notice in accordance with that regulation; and

 (c) a copy of all written public comments received in response to the notice; and

 (d) a statement signed by, or on behalf of, the applicant:

 (i) confirming that those public comments were the only written public comments received; and

 (ii) outlining how those public comments have been taken into account in the application.

 (2) For paragraph (1) (b), an applicant who is unable to produce evidence that a notice was displayed as required by subregulation 4AI (4), is taken to have complied with that subregulation if the applicant gives to the Secretary evidence that:

 (a) the applicant took all reasonable steps to ensure that the notice was displayed in accordance with that subregulation; and

 (b) the notice was so displayed for at least a part of the period mentioned in that subregulation; and

 (c) any failure so to display the notice for the remainder of that period was not the applicant’s fault.

4AK Request for information

 (1) The Secretary may ask the applicant to give further information about an application.

 (2) The Secretary may ask the applicant to provide a statutory declaration as to the accuracy of information given by the applicant.

 (3) The Secretary may request information that is relevant to the application from a Commonwealth, State or local government authority, law enforcement agency or other person.

 (4) If the applicant fails to comply with a reasonable request by the Secretary under subregulation (1) or (2) within a period of 30 days beginning on the day the request is made, the application is taken to have lapsed.

4AL Grant or refusal of licence

 (1) The Secretary must consider an application for a licence made in accordance with this Division and must either:

 (a) grant the licence; or

 (b) refuse to grant the licence.

 (2) If the Secretary does not grant or refuse the licence within the decision period for the application, the Secretary is taken to have granted the licence at the end of the decision period.

 (3) However, subregulation (2) does not apply to an application that lapses under subregulation 4AK (4).

 (4) If the Secretary refuses to grant a licence, the Secretary must give to the applicant written notice of:

 (a) the refusal; and

 (b) reasons for the refusal.

 (5) In subregulation (2):

decision period, for an application, means:

 (a) if information about the application is not requested under either subregulation 4AK (1) or (3) within a period of 30 days beginning on the day on which the application is received by the Secretary — that period of 30 days; and

 (b) in any other case — the period of 30 days beginning on the day on which the last information requested under regulation 4AK is received by the Secretary.

Note   An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of a decision by the Secretary under this regulation — see regulation 4CN.

4AM Matters to be considered in licensing decision

 (1) In making a decision on an application the Secretary must take into account the following matters:

 (a) whether the applicant is a fit and proper person to hold a licence;

 (b) whether the grant of a licence for the premises specified in the application would be detrimental to the amenity of the airport, or any part of the airport, on which the premises are situated;

 (c) whether there is a demonstrated need for the activity proposed under the licence;

 (d) whether the activity proposed under the licence would be likely to encourage the misuse or abuse of alcohol;

 (e) if the applicant is not the airportlessee company for the airport on which the premises are situated, the views of the airportlessee company for the airport;

 (f) the requirements of regulations 4AN and 4AO.

 (2) In addition to the matters mentioned in subregulation (1), the Secretary may take into account:

 (a) the views of any other person consulted about the application by the Secretary; and

 (b) any other matter that the Secretary has reason to believe is relevant to the application.

 (3) If an applicant for a general licence is a corporation, the Secretary must apply paragraph (1) (a) to each person who is a director of the corporation as if each such person were the applicant.

Note   Part VIIC of the Crimes Act 1914 includes provisions that, in certain circumstances, relieve persons from the requirement to disclose spent convictions and require persons aware of such convictions to disregard them.

4AN General restrictions on the grant of a licence etc

 (1) A licence must not be granted to a minor.

 (2) A licence must not be granted in respect of premises used, or to be used, as a petrol station.

 (3) A licence must not be granted in respect of premises used, or to be used, primarily as a convenience store or mixed business, unless the Secretary is satisfied that:

 (a) the premises are situated in a tourist area or another area with special needs; and

 (b) there are not adequate existing facilities for the sale and supply of liquor in the area.

 (4) However, subregulation (3) does not apply to premises in a passenger terminal on Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport.

 (5) Before making a decision under subregulation (3), the Secretary may consult on the matters mentioned in paragraphs (3) (a) and (b) with any Commonwealth, State or local government authority that the Secretary has reason to believe has a relevant interest in those matters.

4AO Consent of airportlessee company

 (1) A general licence or function licence in respect of premises on an airport must not be granted to an applicant who is not the airportlessee company for the airport unless the airportlessee company has consented in writing to the grant.

 (2) An airportlessee company is not entitled to charge a fee for its consent under subregulation (1).

4AP Licence conditions

 (1) The Secretary may impose conditions on a licence, having regard to the objects mentioned in regulation 4AB.

 (2) Without limiting subregulation (1), conditions may relate to 1 or more of the following:

 (a) the date of commencement of the licence;

 (b) the location and limits of the licensed premises;

 (c) marking the limits of the licensed premises;

 (d) limiting or defining activities relating to the sale or supply of liquor, including:

 (i) trading days and trading hours; and

 (ii) the sale or supply of liquor by retail or wholesale; and

 (iii) the sale or supply of liquor for consumption on or off the premises; and

 (iv) the sale or supply of liquor together with the sale or supply, and consumption, of food; and

 (v) the sale or supply of liquor at functions on the premises;

 (e) advertising and signage;

 (f) the presence of minors on the licensed premises;

 (g) the storage and security of liquor;

 (h) attendance at, and completion of, training courses that are relevant to activities permitted under the licence.

Note 1   An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of a decision by the Secretary under this regulation — see regulation 4CN.

Note 2   Failure to comply with licence conditions is an offence (see regulation 4BU) and may result in suspension or cancellation of the licence (see regulation 4AX).

4AQ Issue of licence document

 (1) The Secretary must issue a licence document to an applicant to whom a licence is granted.

 (2) The licence document must include at least the following information:

 (a) a unique identifying number (the licence number);

 (b) the name of the licensee;

 (c) the location of the licensed premises on the airport where they are situated;

 (d) the name (if any) of the licensed premises;

 (e) a plan or description of the licensed premises;

 (f) the date of issue of the licence;

 (g) the licence conditions.

4AR Duration of licence

 (1) A passenger terminal licence or a general licence:

 (a) comes into force on the date stated in the licence document or, if no date is stated, the date on which the licence is granted; and

 (b) subject to this Part, remains in force until the expiry or earlier termination of the lease or sublease of the airport site or part of the airport site on which the licensed premises are situated.

 (2) A function licence:

 (a) comes into force on the date stated in the licence document or, if no date is stated, the date on which the licence is granted; and

 (b) subject to this Part, remains in force until the earlier of:

 (i) the end of the last trading hour permitted under the conditions of the licence; and

 (ii) the end of the period of 1 month beginning on the day the licence comes into force.

4AS Variation of a licence on Secretary’s initiative

 (1) At any time, by notice in writing to the licensee, the Secretary may vary a licence by:

 (a) amending or revoking a licence condition; or

 (b) imposing an additional licence condition.

 (2) However, the Secretary must not vary a licence unless:

 (a) the licensee has contravened the Act, these Regulations or a licence condition; or

 (b) there is reason to believe that the variation is necessary, having regard to a matter mentioned in regulation 4AM.

 (3) Before making a decision to vary a licence, the Secretary must give to the licensee:

 (a) notice in writing of the proposed variation and the reason for the variation; and

 (b) a reasonable opportunity to make representations about the proposed variation.

Note   An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of a decision by the Secretary under this regulation — see regulation 4CN.

4AT Variation of a licence on application by a licensee

 (1) A licensee may apply to the Secretary for a variation of a licence.

 (2) An application must be in a form approved by the Secretary.

 (3) Regulations 4AK, 4AL, 4AM (except paragraph 4AM (1) (a) and subregulation 4AM (3)), 4AN and 4AO apply to an application for a variation of a licence as they apply to an application for the grant of a licence.

 (4) The licence conditions may be varied under this regulation in any way in which licence conditions may be varied under regulation 4AS.

Note   An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of a decision by the Secretary under regulation 4AL, as applied by this regulation — see regulation 4CN.

4AU Additional requirement for general licence — advertisement and display of application for variation

 (1) A licensee who applies to the Secretary for approval of the variation of a general licence for premises at an airport must cause a notice of the proposed application to be published in:

 (a) at least 1 newspaper circulating generally in New South Wales; and

 (b) at least 1 local newspaper circulating in the area where the airport is situated.

 (2) The notice must be published:

 (a) at least 28 days before the application is made; and

 (b) in a manner that reasonably invites public attention to the application.

 (3) The notice must:

 (a) include the following information:

 (i) the name and address of the applicant;

 (ii) the location and address of the licensed premises;

 (iii) details of the proposed variation; and

 (b) invite written comments from the public, to be made to the applicant within a period of 21 days before the proposed date of making the application.

 (4) Also, the applicant must cause a copy of the notice to be displayed on the premises to be licensed, or on the site for those premises:

 (a) during the whole of the period of 28 days immediately before the application is made; and

 (b) in a manner that reasonably invites public attention to the application.

 (5) However, if it is not practicable to display the notice on the premises or site, the applicant may display the notice on any adjoining premises or site.

4AV Additional information to be given to the Secretary

 (1) The applicant must give to the Secretary, at the time of making the application to which regulation 4AU applies:

 (a) a copy of the notice as published and displayed under regulation 4AU; and

 (b) evidence of the publication and display of the notice in accordance with that regulation; and

 (c) a copy of all written public comments received in response to the notice given under regulation 4AU; and

 (d) a statement signed by the applicant:

 (i) confirming that those public comments were the only written public comments received; and

 (ii) outlining how those public comments have been taken into account in the application.

 (2) For paragraph (1) (b), an applicant who is unable to produce evidence that a notice was displayed as required by subregulation 4AU (4), is taken to have complied with that subregulation if the applicant gives to the Secretary evidence that:

 (a) the applicant took all reasonable steps to ensure that the notice was displayed in accordance with that subregulation; and

 (b) the notice was so displayed for at least a part of the period mentioned in that subregulation; and

 (c) any failure so to display the notice for the remainder of that period was not the applicant’s fault.

4AW Transfer of licence

 (1) An application may be made to the Secretary for the transfer of a licence from the licensee to another person (the proposed transferee).

 (2) The application must be made jointly by the licensee and the proposed transferee in a form approved by the Secretary.

 (3) Regulations 4AK to 4AO apply to an application under this regulation as if the proposed transferee were the applicant for a licence.

 (4) On a transfer of the licence, the transferee becomes the licensee and:

 (a) has the authority conferred by the licence on a licensee; and

 (b) is subject to the obligations imposed on the licensee by this Part and the licence conditions.

 (5) The transfer of a licence does not affect the term of a licence.

Note   An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of a decision by the Secretary under regulation 4AL as applied by this regulation — see regulation 4CN.

4AX Suspension or cancellation of licence

 (1) The Secretary, by notice in writing to the licensee, may suspend or cancel a licence if there is reason to believe that:

 (a) the licensee has contravened, or permitted a contravention of, a provision of this Part or a licence condition; or

 (b) the licensee has failed to comply with a direction given by the Secretary under regulation 4CM; or

 (c) the licensee (or, if the licensee is a corporation and holds a general licence, a director of the licensee) is not a fit and proper person to act as a licensee in relation to the licensed premises; or

 (d) the licensee has obtained the licence by fraud or false representation; or

 (e) the continuation of activities permitted under the licence would be detrimental to the amenity of the airport, or any part of the airport, on which the licensed premises are situated; or

 (f) the activities permitted under the licence are likely to encourage the misuse or abuse of alcohol; or

 (g) there is no nominee in respect of the licence; or

 (h) the licensee has ceased to carry on activities under the licence.

 (2) In addition, the Secretary, by notice in writing to the licensee, may suspend or cancel a passenger terminal licence if there is reason to believe that:

 (a) a sublicensee has conducted the business of the sublicence in a manner that is inconsistent with the conditions of the passenger terminal licence under which the sublicence was granted; and

 (b) the licensee has failed to take all reasonable steps to ensure that the sublicensee’s conduct of the business is consistent with those licence conditions.

 (3) A notice under subregulation (1) or (2) must give reasons for the suspension or cancellation.

 (4) Before making a decision about the suspension or cancellation of a licence, the Secretary must give to the licensee:

 (a) notice in writing of the ground on which the Secretary proposes to suspend or cancel the licence; and

 (b) a reasonable opportunity to make representations about the proposed suspension or cancellation.

 (5) A notice of suspension must state that the licence is suspended:

 (a) for a period specified in the notice; or

 (b) until the Secretary gives notice to the licensee ending the suspension.

 (6) A licence that is suspended ceases to be in force for the period of the suspension.

Note   An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of a decision by the Secretary under this regulation — see regulation 4CN.

4AY Surrender of licence

  A licensee may surrender a licence at any time by:

 (a) giving notice in writing of the surrender to the Secretary; and

 (b) returning the licence document to the Secretary.

4AZ Register of licences

 (1) The Secretary must keep a Register of licences granted.

 (2) The Register must be maintained by electronic means.

 (3) The Register is to be made available for inspection on the Internet.

 (4) The Register must include, in respect of each licence, at least the following information:

 (a) a copy of the licence document, or the details included in it under regulation 4AQ;

 (b) the name of the nominee;

 (c) if the licensee is a corporation and holds a general licence, the names of the directors of the corporation.

Subdivision 1A.2.3 Nominees

4BA Nomination of individual to be nominee

 (1) An applicant for a licence must nominate an individual to be the nominee for the licence.

 (2) In addition to the nominee, an applicant must nominate an individual to be the alternative nominee for the licence.

 (3) Nominations under subregulations (1) and (2) must be made to the Secretary in writing at the same time as the application for the licence.

4BB Request for information about nomination

 (1) The Secretary may ask the applicant to give further information about a nomination.

 (2) The Secretary may ask the applicant to provide a statutory declaration as to the accuracy of information given by the applicant.

 (3) Also, the Secretary may request information that is relevant to the nomination from a Commonwealth, State or local government authority, law enforcement agency or other person.

 (4) If the applicant fails to comply with a reasonable request by the Secretary under subregulation (1) or (2) within a period of 30 days beginning on the day the request is made, the nomination is taken to have lapsed.

4BC Approval of nominee

 (1) The Secretary must consider a nomination made in accordance with this Division and must either:

 (a) approve the nomination; or

 (b) approve the nomination subject to conditions imposed under regulation 4BE; or

 (c) refuse to approve the nomination.

 (2) If the Secretary does not approve or refuse to approve the nomination within the decision period for the nomination, the Secretary is taken to have approved the nomination at the end of the decision period.

 (3) However, subregulation (2) does not apply to a nomination which lapses under subregulation 4BB (4).

 (4) If the Secretary refuses to approve a nomination, the Secretary must give to the applicant written notice of:

 (a) the refusal; and

 (b) reasons for the refusal.

 (5) In subregulation (2):

decision period, for a nomination, means:

 (a) if information about the nomination is not requested under either subregulation 4BB (1) or (3) within a period of 30 days beginning on the day on which the nomination is received by the Secretary — that period of 30 days; and

 (b) in any other case — 30 days beginning on the day on which the last information requested under regulation 4BB is received by the Secretary.

Note   An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of a decision by the Secretary under this regulation — see regulation 4CN.

4BD Matters to be considered in decision on nominee

 (1) In making a decision about a nomination the Secretary must take into account:

 (a) whether the nominee or alternative nominee is a fit and proper person to act as a nominee or alternative nominee; and

 (b) whether the nominee or alternative nominee is reasonably able to discharge the responsibilities of the licensee under the licence.

 (2) In addition to the matters mentioned in subregulation (1), the Secretary may take into account:

 (a) the views of any other person consulted about the nomination by the Secretary; and

 (b) any other matter that the Secretary has reason to believe is relevant to the nomination.

 (3) The Secretary must not approve the nomination of a minor to be the nominee or alternative nominee.

Note   Part VIIC of the Crimes Act 1914 includes provisions that, in certain circumstances, relieve persons from the requirement to disclose spent convictions and require persons aware of such convictions to disregard them.

4BE Conditions of approval of nominee

 (1) The Secretary may impose conditions, in writing, on the approval of a nominee or alternative nominee.

 (2) Without limiting subregulation (1), the conditions may include a requirement that the nominee or alternative nominee attend and complete a training course that is relevant to the responsibilities of a nominee under the licence.

Note   An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of a decision by the Secretary under this regulation — see regulation 4CN.

4BF Responsibility of nominee

 (1) In the conduct of business on licensed premises, the nominee for the licence:

 (a) is responsible for ensuring that liquor is sold or supplied on the premises only in accordance with the licence and licence conditions; and

 (b) is subject to the obligations imposed by this Part on the licensee; and

 (c) is liable as a licensee for any failure to perform any obligation mentioned in paragraph (b).

 (2) Despite subregulation (1), a nominee is not responsible or liable if:

 (a) a sublicensee has conducted the business of the sublicence in a manner that is inconsistent with the conditions of the passenger terminal licence under which the sublicence was granted; and

 (b) the nominee has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that the sublicensee’s conduct of the business is consistent with those licence conditions.

 (3) A nominee’s liability under paragraph (1) (c) for a failure to perform an obligation does not affect the liability of the licensee for that failure.

4BG Duration of approval

  Subject to regulation 4BK, the approval of a nominee or alternative nominee for a licence remains in force until any of the following events occurs:

 (a) the approval is suspended or withdrawn under regulation 4BH;

 (b) the nominee or alternative nominee withdraws from the position of nominee or alternative nominee under regulation 4BI;

 (c) the nominee or alternative nominee is replaced under regulation 4BJ;

 (d) the licence ceases to be in force and is not renewed.

4BH Suspension or withdrawal of approval of nominee

 (1) By notice in writing to the licensee and to the nominee, the Secretary may suspend or withdraw the approval of a nominee or alternative nominee for a licence if there is reason to believe that:

 (a) the nominee or alternative nominee has failed to comply with a licence condition or a condition of approval of the nomination; or

 (b) the nominee or alternative nominee is not a fit and proper person to act as a nominee or alternative nominee; or

 (c) the nominee or alternative nominee is not reasonably able to discharge the responsibilities of the licensee under the licence.

 (2) Before making a decision about suspending or withdrawing the approval of a nominee or alternative nominee, the Secretary must give to the nominee or alternative nominee:

 (a) notice in writing of the grounds on which the Secretary proposes to suspend or withdraw the approval; and

 (b) a reasonable opportunity to make representations about the proposed suspension or withdrawal of approval.

 (3) A notice of suspension or withdrawal of approval must give reasons for the suspension or withdrawal.

 (4) The Secretary, in a notice of suspension of approval, may impose a condition that the licensee must comply with for the suspension to cease under subregulation (5).

 (5) The suspension of approval of a nominee or alternative nominee ceases:

 (a) if a condition is imposed under subregulation (4) — when the Secretary notifies the licensee in writing that the condition has been complied with; and

 (b) in any other case — at the end of the later of:

 (i) the period of 14 days beginning on the day on which the suspension is notified; and

 (ii) the period (if any) specified in the notice.

Note   An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of a decision by the Secretary under this regulation — see regulation 4CN.

4BI Withdrawal by nominee

  A nominee or alternative nominee may withdraw from the position of nominee or alternative nominee at any time by giving notice in writing of the withdrawal to the licensee and to the Secretary.

4BJ Change of nominee

 (1) A licensee at any time may nominate an individual to replace the existing nominee or alternative nominee in respect of the licence.

 (2) The nomination must be made to the Secretary in a form approved by the Secretary.

 (3) Regulations 4BB to 4BE apply to a nomination under this regulation as they apply to a nomination under regulation 4BA.

Note   An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of a decision by the Secretary under regulation 4BC or 4BE, as applied by this regulation — see regulation 4CN.

4BK Temporary absence of nominee

 (1) This regulation applies if a nominee in respect of a licence is, or is likely to be, absent from the licensed premises for a continuous period of more than 28 days (the absence period).

 (2) If there is an alternative nominee, and the alternative nominee is able to discharge the responsibilities of the licensee for the absence period, the alternative nominee is taken to be the nominee for the absence period.

 (3) If there is no alternative nominee, or the alternative nominee is not able to discharge the responsibilities of the licensee for the absence period, the licensee must nominate, by writing to the Secretary, an adult who is reasonably able to discharge the responsibilities of the licensee under the licence to be the nominee for the absence period.

 (4) On receipt by the Secretary of a nomination in accordance with subregulation (3), the nominated individual is taken to be the nominee for the absence period.

Subdivision 1A.2.4 Compliance returns

4BL Compliance returns

 (1) A licensee must give to the Secretary, within 1 month after the end of each year, a return relating to the activities of the licensee under this Part during that year.

 (2) Without limiting subregulation (1), the return must include the following:

 (a) a list of sublicences in force for the whole or part of the year, including sublicences suspended or cancelled during the year;

 (b) a list of the names of nominees for sublicences having nominees;

 (c) for a licensee that is a corporation — a list of the persons who are, at the time of giving the return, directors of the corporation;

 (d) details of any offences under this Part committed by the licensee, sublicensees, or nominees, during the year, together with details of the steps (if any) taken by licensees or sublicensees to prevent the recurrence of such offences and the extent to which the steps taken were effective.

Penalty:   10 penalty units.

Division 1A.3 Sublicences

4BM Interpretation for Division 1A.3

  In this Part:

licensee, in relation to a sublicence, means the licensee who is the holder of the passenger terminal licence under which the sublicence is, or is to be, granted.

4BN Authority of sublicence

  A sublicence authorises the sublicensee, in accordance with this Part and the conditions of the passenger terminal licence and the sublicence, to sell or supply liquor on premises specified in the sublicence in a passenger terminal on Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport specified in the licence.

4BO Grant etc of sublicence

 (1) A person may apply to a licensee who holds a passenger terminal licence for a passenger terminal on Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport for a sublicence in respect of premises in the passenger terminal.

 (2) The licensee:

 (a) may grant the sublicence, subject to conditions imposed by the licensee, or refuse to grant the sublicence; and

 (b) if the sublicence is granted, may renew, transfer, vary, suspend or cancel the sublicence.

 (3) If the licensee:

 (a) refuses to grant, renew or transfer a sublicence; or

 (b) varies, suspends or cancels a sublicence;

the licensee must give to the applicant written notice of the decision and of the reasons for the decision.

Note   An application may be made to the Secretary for a review of a decision by a licensee under this regulation — see regulation 4CM.

4BP Guidelines for sublicences

 (1) The Secretary may issue written guidelines to licensees in relation to:

 (a) the grant of sublicences; and

 (b) the duration, renewal, transfer, variation, suspension or cancellation of sublicences; and

 (c) the conditions (including conditions as to nominees) to be imposed on sublicences; and

 (d) the administration of sublicences generally.

 (2) A licensee must have regard to guidelines issued by the Secretary in making decisions about sublicences.

4BQ Licensee not to charge fees etc

  A licensee must not impose a fee or charge on any person in connection with:

 (a) an application for a sublicence; or

 (b) the grant, renewal, transfer, variation, surrender, suspension or cancellation of a sublicence; or

 (c) any other matter relating to the administration of sublicences.

4BR Suspension or cancellation of sublicence by Secretary

 (1) The Secretary, by notice in writing to the sublicensee and to the licensee, may suspend or cancel a sublicence if there is reason to believe that:

 (a) the sublicensee has conducted its business in a manner that is inconsistent with the conditions of the passenger terminal licence under which the sublicence was granted; and

 (b) the licensee has failed to take all reasonable steps to ensure that the sublicensee’s conduct of its business is consistent with those licence conditions.

 (2) A notice under subregulation (1) must give reasons for the suspension or cancellation.

 (3) Before making a decision about the suspension or cancellation of a sublicence, the Secretary must give to the sublicensee and the licensee:

 (a) notice in writing of the grounds for the proposed suspension or cancellation; and

 (b) a reasonable opportunity to make representations about the proposed suspension or cancellation.

 (4) Nothing in this regulation affects the power of a licensee under regulation 4BO to suspend or cancel a sublicence.

Note   An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of a decision by the Secretary under this regulation — see regulation 4CN.

4BS Effect of cancellation etc of passenger terminal licence on sublicences

 (1) On the cancellation of a passenger terminal licence under regulation 4AX:

 (a) each sublicence granted under the licence and in force immediately before the cancellation ceases to be in force; and

 (b) each sublicensee is taken to be the holder of a general licence, subject to this Part, on the same terms, and subject to the same conditions, as the sublicence.

 (2) On the suspension of a passenger terminal licence under regulation 4AX:

 (a) each sublicence granted under the licence and in force immediately before the suspension ceases to be in force for the period of the suspension; and

 (b) each sublicensee is taken to be the holder of a general licence for that period, subject to this Part, on the same terms, and subject to the same conditions, as the sublicence.

 (3) On the surrender of a passenger terminal licence under regulation 4AY:

 (a) each sublicence granted under the licence and in force immediately before the surrender ceases to be in force; and

 (b) each sublicensee is taken to be the holder of a general licence, subject to this Part, on the same terms, and subject to the same conditions, as the sublicence for a period of 90 days commencing on the day on which the surrender takes effect (the surrender day).

 (4) However, if within a period of 60 days commencing on the surrender day the sublicensee applies under this Part for a general licence to replace the sublicence, the sublicensee is taken to be the holder of a general licence, subject to this Part, on the same terms, and subject to the same conditions, as the sublicence until the application for a general licence is finally determined.

Division 1A.4 Enforcement

Subdivision 1A.4.1 Offences relating to the supply or consumption of liquor etc

4BT Supply of liquor without a licence etc

 (1) A person who is not:

 (a) a licensee or sublicensee; or

 (b) acting on behalf of a licensee or sublicensee;

must not sell or supply, or permit the sale or supply of, liquor at an airport.

Penalty:   20 penalty units.

 (2) An offence against subregulation (1) is:

 (a) a strict liability offence; and

 (b) an infringement notice offence.

Note   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

4BU Supply of liquor in contravention of a licence etc

 (1) A licensee, sublicensee or nominee must not sell or supply, or permit the sale or supply of, liquor at an airport in contravention of a condition of the licence or sublicence.

Penalty:   50 penalty units.

 (2) An offence against subregulation (1) is:

 (a) a strict liability offence; and

 (b) an infringement notice offence.

Note   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

4BV Supply of liquor to intoxicated persons

 (1) A person must not sell or supply liquor at an airport to another person who is intoxicated.

Penalty:

 (a) if the offender is a licensee, sublicensee, nominee or corporation — 50 penalty units; and

 (b) in any other case — 5 penalty units.

 (2) An offence against subregulation (1) is:

 (a) a strict liability offence; and

 (b) an infringement notice offence.

Note   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

4BW Supply of liquor to minors

 (1) A person must not sell or supply liquor at an airport to a minor.

Penalty:

 (a) if the offender is a licensee, sublicensee, nominee or corporation — 50 penalty units; and

 (b) in any other case — 5 penalty units.

 (2) An offence against subregulation (1) is:

 (a) a strict liability offence; and

 (b) an infringement notice offence.

Note   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

4BX Consumption of liquor by minors

 (1) A minor must not consume liquor at an airport.

Penalty:   5 penalty units.

 (2) An offence against subregulation (1) is:

 (a) a strict liability offence; and

 (b) an infringement notice offence.

Note   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

4BY False representation of age

 (1) A minor must not represent himself or herself to be an adult in order to:

 (a) acquire or consume liquor at an airport; or

 (b) enter or remain on licensed premises at an airport in contravention of a provision of this Part or a licence condition.

Penalty:   5 penalty units.

 (2) An offence against subregulation (1) is:

 (a) a strict liability offence; and

 (b) an infringement notice offence.

Note   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

4BZ Conduct causing public nuisance

 (1) A person at an airport must not:

 (a) be drunk or disorderly; or

 (b) create a disturbance.

Penalty:   10 penalty units.

 (2) An offence against subregulation (1) is:

 (a) a strict liability offence; and

 (b) an infringement notice offence.

Note   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

4CA No activity permitted without nominee

 (1) A licensee must not carry on an activity under a licence without there being a nominee for the licence.

Penalty:   50 penalty units.

 (2) A sublicensee who is required by the conditions of the sublicence to have a nominee for the sublicence must not carry on an activity under the sublicence without there being a nominee for the sublicence.

Penalty:   50 penalty units.

 (3) An offence against subregulation (1) or (2) is:

 (a) a strict liability offence; and

 (b) an infringement notice offence.

Note   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

4CB Display of licences and signs

 (1) A licensee must display prominently, on the licensed premises to which the licence relates, a copy of the licence document.

Penalty:   10 penalty units.

 (2) A sublicensee must display prominently, on the licensed premises to which the sublicence relates, a copy of the sublicence document.

Penalty:   10 penalty units. 

 (3) A licensee or sublicensee must display prominently, on the licensed premises to which the licence or sublicence relates, a sign that:

 (a) briefly states the effect of regulations 4BV, 4BW, 4BX, and 4BY; and

 (b) is clearly legible.

Penalty:   10 penalty units.

 (4) An offence against subregulation (1), (2) or (3) is:

 (a) a strict liability offence; and

 (b) an infringement notice offence.

Note   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

Subdivision 1A.4.2 Authorised officers

4CC Appointment of authorised officers

 (1) The following are authorised officers for the purposes of this Part:

 (a) a member of the Australian Federal Police;

 (b) a police officer of New South Wales;

 (c) an employee of the Department who is authorised in writing by the Secretary for the purposes of this Part.

 (2) In exercising powers as an authorised officer under this Part, an authorised officer must comply with any directions of the Secretary.

4CD Identity cards

 (1) The Secretary may issue an identity card to an authorised officer who is an employee of the Department.

 (2) An identity card must:

 (a) incorporate a recent photograph of the person to whom it is issued; and

 (b) contain:

 (i) the person’s signature; and

 (ii) a unique number assigned to the person by the Secretary; and

 (c) state that the person is an authorised officer for the purposes of this Part.

 (3) A person who ceases to be an authorised officer must return his or her identity card to the Secretary as soon as practicable after ceasing to be an authorised officer.

Penalty:   1 penalty unit.

 (4) An offence against subregulation (3) is a strict liability offence.

4CE Production of identity card etc

  An authorised officer who is exercising his or her powers under this Part in relation to a person must, at the request of the person, produce his or her identity card, or other identification as an authorised officer, for inspection by the person.

4CF Entering premises

  An authorised officer may, for the purpose of exercising his or her powers under this Part, enter licensed premises at any time of the day or night.

4CG Requiring production of licence or approval of nominee etc

 (1) An authorised officer may require a person who appears to the authorised officer to be in control of licensed premises to produce for inspection the licence or sublicence for the premises or the approval of the nominee for the premises.

 (2) The person must produce the licence, sublicence or approval immediately for inspection by the authorised officer.

Penalty:   20 penalty units.

 (3) It is a defence to a prosecution for an offence mentioned in subregulation (2) if:

 (a) at the time the authorised officer requested the person to produce the licence, sublicence or approval, the person was not in control of the premises; or

 (b) the person has a reasonable excuse for not producing the licence, sublicence or approval.

4CH Ascertainment of age

  For this Part, an authorised officer may request a person whom the authorised officer suspects on reasonable grounds to be a minor and to be contravening a provision of this Part:

 (a) to state the person’s age; and

 (b) to produce acceptable evidence of the person’s age.

Note   For acceptable evidence of age, see regulation 4CK.

4CI Requiring suspected minor to leave premises

 (1) If:

 (a) an authorised officer requests a person whom the authorised officer suspects on reasonable grounds to be a minor and to be contravening a provision of this Part to:

 (i) state the person’s age; or

 (ii) produce acceptable evidence of the person’s age; and

 (b) the person fails or refuses to do so;

the authorised officer may require the person to leave the premises.

 (2) If the person fails immediately to leave the premises, the authorised officer, using such force and assistance as is necessary and reasonable, may remove the person from the premises.

Subdivision 1A.4.3 General matters relating to enforcement

4CJ Suspension or cancellation of licence etc not affected by other provisions

 (1) A licence or sublicence may be suspended or cancelled on the ground that the licensee or sublicensee has contravened a provision of this Part, or a licence condition, even though the licensee or sublicensee has been convicted of an offence as a result of the contravention.

 (2) A person whose licence or sublicence has been suspended or cancelled on the ground that the person has contravened a provision of this Part, or a licence condition, may be convicted of an offence as a result of the contravention even though the licence or sublicence has been cancelled.

4CK Acceptable evidence of age

  For this Part, acceptable evidence of a person’s age is a document that:

 (a) is:

 (i) a proof of age card issued to the person by an agency of a State or Territory; or

 (ii) a motor vehicle driver’s or rider’s licence or permit issued to the person under a law of a State or Territory; or

 (iii) an Australian or foreign passport issued to the person; and

 (b) bears a photograph of the person; and

 (c) indicates, by reference to the person’s date of birth or otherwise, that the person has attained a particular age.

4CL Entry by licensee on premises of sublicensee

 (1) An authorised employee of a licensee who holds a passenger terminal licence may enter the licensed premises of a sublicensee of the licensee:

 (a) at any time of the day or night:

 (i) with the consent of the sublicensee; or

 (ii) for the purpose of protecting persons or property, if there is an emergency at the passenger terminal; or

 (b) at any reasonable time of the day or night, for the purpose of observing whether the sublicensee is complying with this Part and the licence conditions.

 (2) An authorised employee who is exercising his or her power under paragraph (1) (b) in relation to licensed premises must, at the request of the sublicensee or nominee of the premises, produce his or her authorisation under this regulation for inspection by the sublicensee or nominee.

 (3) Nothing in this regulation is intended to derogate from, or affect:

 (a) any power of entry given to an authorised officer under Subdivision 1A.4.2; or

 (b) any right of entry given under a lease, sublease, licence or sublicence.

 (4) In this regulation:

authorised employee, of a licensee, means an employee of the licensee who is authorised, in writing, for this regulation by the licensee.

Division 1A.5 Miscellaneous

Subdivision 1A.5.1 Administrative review

4CM Review by Secretary

 (1) A person whose interests are affected by a decision of a licensee in relation to the grant, variation, renewal, transfer, conditions, suspension or cancellation of a sublicence may apply to the Secretary for a review of the decision.

 (2) An application must:

 (a) be in writing; and

 (b) set out the reasons for making the application; and

 (c) be received at the office of the Secretary within 28 days after the day when the person became aware of the licensee’s decision.

 (3) Within 45 days after receiving an application under subregulation (1), the Secretary must review the licensee’s decision and must make a decision:

 (a) confirming the licensee’s decision; or

 (b) revoking the licensee’s decision; or

 (c) in substitution for the licensee’s decision, whether or not in the same terms as the licensee’s decision.

 (4) Before making a decision under subregulation (3), the Secretary must give to the applicant and to the licensee a reasonable opportunity to make representations about the licensee’s decision.

 (5) The Secretary must give to the applicant and to the licensee written notice of:

 (a) the Secretary’s decision under subregulation (3); and

 (b) the reasons for the decision.

 (6) The Secretary may give a direction, in writing, to the licensee for the implementation of the Secretary’s decision.

Examples

The Secretary may direct that a sublicence:

 (7) A direction under subregulation (6) must specify a reasonable period within which the licensee must comply with the direction.

 (8) The Secretary must give a copy of a direction under subregulation (6) to the applicant.

Note   An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of a decision by the Secretary under this regulation — see regulation 4CN.

4CN Review by Administrative Appeals Tribunal

 (1) An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for review of a decision of the Secretary:

 (a) to refuse to grant a licence under regulation 4AL; or

 (b) to impose a licence condition under regulation 4AP; or

 (c) to vary a licence under regulation 4AS; or

 (d) to refuse to vary a licence under regulation 4AT; or

 (e) to refuse to transfer a licence under regulation 4AW; or

 (f) to suspend or cancel a licence under regulation 4AX; or

 (g) to refuse to approve the nomination of a nominee or alternative nominee under regulation 4BC, or to approve a nominee or alternative nominee subject to conditions under regulation 4BE; or

 (h) to suspend or withdraw the approval of a nominee or alternative nominee under regulation 4BH; or

 (i) to suspend or cancel a sublicence under regulation 4BR.

 (2) An application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for review of a decision or direction of the Secretary under regulation 4CM.

Subdivision 1A.5.2 General

4CO Electronic applications etc

  An approval by the Secretary of a form of application, notice or other document may require or permit the application, notice or document to be given on a specified kind of data processing device, or by way of electronic transmission, in accordance with specified software requirements.

4CP Information on directors of a corporation holding a general licence

 (1) This regulation applies to a licensee that is a corporation and holds a general licence.

 (2) A licensee to which this regulation applies must give notice in writing to the Secretary of the appointment or cessation of a person as a director of the corporation within 14 days after the day on which the appointment or cessation takes effect.

Penalty:   10 penalty units.

 (3) The Secretary may, by notice in writing to a licensee to which this regulation applies, require the licensee to give to the Secretary, within a reasonable period specified in the notice, an uptodate list of the persons who are directors of the licensee.

 (4) A licensee who is given a notice in accordance with subregulation (3) must comply with the notice.

Penalty:   10 penalty units.

 (5) An offence against subregulation (2) or (4) is a strict liability offence.

4CQ Service of documents by Secretary

  For this Part, unless the contrary intention appears, a notice or other document required or permitted to be given by the Secretary to a person is taken to be given:

 (a) in the case of service otherwise than by post on an individual — on the day on which the notice or other document is delivered to:

 (i) the individual in person; or

 (ii) if the individual has given an address for service to the Secretary — that address for service; or

 (iii) the individual’s last address known to the Secretary; or

 (b) in the case of service otherwise than by post on a corporation — on the day on which the notice or other document is delivered to:

 (i) the registered office of the corporation; or

 (ii) if the individual has given an address for service to the Secretary — that address for service; or

 (c) in the case of service by post — on the day on which the notice or other document would ordinarily be delivered in the due course of post or, if it is established that it was delivered on a later day, on that later day.

Subdivision 1A.5.3 Transitional

4CR Definitions for Subdivision 1A.5.3

  In this Subdivision:

Liquor Act means the Liquor Act 1982 of New South Wales.

liquor licence, for premises, means a licence for the premises under the Liquor Act.

4CS References to repealed regulations

  A reference in this Subdivision to a provision of these Regulations (other than a reference to a provision in this Part) is a reference to that provision as in force immediately before the commencement of this regulation.

4CT Transitional — existing liquor licences etc

 (1) Subject to subregulation (2), on the commencement of this regulation, a person who, immediately before that commencement, was the holder of a liquor licence that, under regulation 10, was taken to have been granted for premises in the international passenger terminal on Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport, is taken to be granted a sublicence for those premises by the holder of the passenger terminal licence for the international passenger terminal.

 (2) Subregulation (1) does not apply to a person mentioned in item 9 or 13 of Table 1 in subregulation 10 (1).

 (3) On the commencement of this regulation, a person who, immediately before that commencement, was the holder of a liquor licence that, under regulation 11, was taken to have been granted for premises in a domestic passenger terminal on Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport, is taken to be granted a passenger terminal licence for premises in that passenger terminal.

 (4) On the commencement of this regulation, a person who, immediately before that commencement, was the holder of a liquor licence that, under regulation 12, was taken to have been granted for premises on Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport, is taken to be granted a general licence for those premises.

 (5) On the commencement of this regulation, the person who, immediately before that commencement, was the holder of a liquor licence that, under regulation 13, was taken to have been granted for premises on Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport, is taken to be granted a general licence for those premises.

 (6) On the commencement of this regulation, a person who, immediately before that commencement, was the holder of a liquor licence that, under regulation 13A, was taken to have been granted for premises in a passenger terminal on Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport, is taken to be granted a sublicence for those premises by the holder of the passenger terminal licence for the passenger terminal.

 (7) On the commencement of this regulation, the person who, immediately before that commencement, was the holder of the liquor licence mentioned in regulation 13B for premises in the international passenger terminal on Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport, is taken to be granted a sublicence for those premises by the holder of the passenger terminal licence for the international passenger terminal.

 (8) On the commencement of this regulation, a person who, immediately before that commencement, was the holder of a liquor licence that, under regulation 14, was taken to have been granted for premises on Bankstown Airport, is taken to be granted a general licence for those premises.

 (9) On the commencement of this regulation, Sydney Airports Corporation Limited is taken to be granted:

 (a) a passenger terminal licence for premises in the international passenger terminal on Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport; and

 (b) a passenger terminal licence for premises in the Domestic Express passenger terminal on Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport.

4CU Transitional — licence conditions

 (1) Subject to subregulations (2), (3), (4) and (5), a licence or sublicence that, under regulation 4CT, is taken to be granted to a person for premises on an airport is taken to be subject to the same conditions (if any) as was the liquor licence for those premises held by the person immediately before the commencement of that regulation.

 (2) Despite subregulation (1), a requirement of a condition of a licence or sublicence that a licensee or sublicensee must consult, or seek approval from, a State or local government authority, or law enforcement agency (other than the police in an area where the airport is situated) in respect of a matter, is taken to be a requirement to consult, or seek approval from, the Secretary in respect of the matter.

 (3) A passenger terminal licence that, under subregulation 4CT (3) or (9), is taken to be granted to a person, is subject to the conditions (if any) imposed on the licence under regulation 4AP.

 (4) The general licence taken to be granted under subregulation 4CT (5) ceases (unless earlier cancelled or surrendered) on the date on which the liquor licence taken to have been granted under regulation 13 would have ceased if that regulation and subregulation 17 (2) had not been repealed.

 (5) Nothing in this regulation prevents:

 (a) the Secretary, in the case of a general licence; or

 (b) the holder of a passenger terminal licence, in the case of a sublicence for premises in the terminal;

from varying the conditions of the general licence or sublicence in accordance with this Part for the purposes of ensuring or enabling compliance with the provisions of this Part by the holder of the passenger terminal licence, general licence or sublicence.

4CV Transitional — approval of nominees

 (1) This regulation applies to premises mentioned in this Subdivision that:

 (a) immediately before the commencement of this regulation were premises licensed under the Liquor Act; and

 (b) on the commencement of this regulation are licensed premises under this Part.

 (2) On the commencement of this regulation, a person who, immediately before that commencement, was an approved manager of premises to which this regulation applies, is taken to be the nominee in respect of those premises.

 (3) In subregulation (2):

approved manager, of premises licensed under the Liquor Act, means a manager approved to manage those premises under Division 8A of Part 3 of the Liquor Act.


Part 2 Control of liquor — airports not in New South Wales

Division 1 Introductory

5 Meaning of owner of airport for State or Territory liquor law

  For the application to an airport to which Part 11 of the Act applies of a State or Territory law about the control of liquor, the owner of the airport is taken to be the airportlessee company for the airport.

Division 3 Airports in Victoria

Subdivision 1 Preliminary

22 Definitions for Division

  In this Division:

Director means the Director of Liquor Licensing appointed under section 149 of the LCR Act.

LCR Act means the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 of Victoria.

23 Modifications of LCR Act at Part 11 airports in Victoria

 (1) The LCR Act, in its application to premises at a Part 11 airport in Victoria, is modified as set out in Part 1 of Schedule 1.

 (2) The LCR Act, in its application to premises at Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport, is further modified as set out in Part 2 of Schedule 1.

Subdivision 2 Melbourne Airport

24 Definition for Subdivision

  In this Subdivision:

existing authorisation means an authority (however described and however granted, and including an authority that is part of the terms of a lease, sublease, licence or sublicence) given before 15 May 1997, and in effect immediately before that day, for a person to sell or supply liquor at premises within Melbourne Airport.

25 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor

 (1) Subject to regulations 29 and 30, a person who holds an existing authorisation continues to be authorised to sell or supply liquor within Melbourne Airport.

 (2) An existing authorisation to sell or supply dutyfree liquor has effect as a packaged liquor licence permitting the supply of liquor 24 hours a day.

 (3) An existing authorisation, so far as it authorises the use of premises to sell or supply liquor for consumption on the premises, has effect as an onpremises licence permitting the supply of liquor 24 hours a day.

 (4) An existing authorisation, so far as it authorises the use of premises for the sale or supply of liquor for consumption on and off the premises, has effect as a general licence permitting the supply of liquor 24 hours a day.

 (5) An existing authorisation, so far as it authorises a club to use premises for the sale or supply of liquor, has effect as a general licence permitting the supply of liquor 24 hours a day.

 (6) An existing authorisation, so far as it authorises the sale or supply of liquor on premises whose primary purpose is providing accommodation, has effect as a general licence permitting the supply of liquor 24 hours a day.

 (7) However, an existing authorisation referred to in subsection (6) does not authorise the supply of liquor for consumption off the premises.

 (8) An existing authorisation that is continued in effect by this regulation continues to be subject to the same conditions as it was immediately before the grant of an airport lease for Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport.

26 Transitional—authority for trading off-premises

 (1) While Marriott Airport Concessions Pty Ltd is the holder of an existing authorisation that has effect as a general liquor licence under subregulation 25 (4), the supply of liquor in the course of catering for social receptions or functions on the airport site at Melbourne Airport is taken to be authorised by the Director for paragraph 9 (1) (b) of the LCR Act.

 (2) However, subregulation (1) does not apply to the premises known as Café Expresso on the airside of the airport.

27 How long existing authorisation continues

  Despite section 50 of the LCR Act, an existing authorisation that is continued in force under this Subdivision continues in force until:

 (a) if the existing authorisation is conferred in a lease, licence, sublease or sublicence — the lease, sublease, licence or sublicence ends; or

 (b) it is cancelled.

28 No need to renew existing authorisation

  Nothing in Division 8 of Part 2 of the LCR Act applies to an existing authorisation while that authorisation is continued in force by this Subdivision.

29 Transitional — dealing with existing authorisation

 (1) An existing authorisation may be dealt with under the LCR Act as if it were a licence granted under that Act.

 (2) To avoid doubt, it is declared that the operation of an existing authorisation as an extended hours permit may be surrendered or cancelled independently of its operation as a licence.

30 Transitional — dealing with holder of existing authorisation

  The holder of an existing authorisation may be dealt with as if the holder were the holder of a licence granted under the LCR Act.

31 Transitional — persons under 18 on premises taken to be licensed

  An unconditional approval is taken to have been given for the presence, on premises to which an existing authorisation applies, of persons under 18.

Subdivision 3 Essendon Airport and Moorabbin Airport

32 Definitions for Subdivision

  In this Subdivision:

liquor authorisation, for premises at Essendon Airport or Moorabbin Airport, means an authority (however described and however granted) for the sale or supply of liquor from the premises, and includes an authority that is part of the terms of a lease, sublease, licence or sublicence, but does not include a liquor licence granted under the LCR Act.

33 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor

 (1) On the commencement of an airport lease for Essendon Airport or Moorabbin Airport, a person who, immediately before the commencement of the lease, held a liquor authorisation for premises at the airport is taken to be granted a liquor licence under the LCR Act.

 (2) The liquor licence is taken to be:

 (a) in the case of Flightdeck Sports Club Pty Ltd and its premises at Essendon Airport — an onpremises licence permitting the supply of liquor until 2.00 am on any day in the year; and

 (b) in the case of Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon Bar Pty Ltd and its premises at Moorabbin Airport — an onpremises licence permitting the supply of liquor during ordinary trading hours subject to the following conditions:

 (i) that the predominant activity carried on on the premises must be the preparation and serving of meals for consumption on the premises;

 (ii) that, at any time, there must be enough tables and chairs available on the premises to accommodate at least 75% of the patrons in the premises at the time; and

 (c) in the case of General Flying Services Pty Ltd and its premises at Moorabbin Airport — a limited licence subject to the conditions that:

 (i) liquor may be sold only to members and guests of members, and only for consumption on the premises; and

 (ii) on Fridays liquor may be sold only between 5.30 pm and 11 pm; and

 (iii) on Saturdays liquor may be sold only between 2.30 pm and 11 pm; and

 (iv) on Sundays liquor may be sold only between 2.30 pm and 8.30 pm; and

 (v) on other days liquor may be sold only between 5.30 pm and 8.30 pm.

 (3) The liquor licence is also taken to be subject to the same conditions (if any) as the liquor authorisation.

 (4) The premises on which the liquor authorisation authorised the sale or supply of liquor are taken to be licensed premises for the LCR Act.

34 How long licence continues

  Despite section 50 of the LCR Act, a liquor licence that is taken to have been granted under this Subdivision continues in force until:

 (a) if the relevant liquor authorisation is conferred in a lease, licence, sublease or sublicence — the lease, sublease, licence or sublicence ends; or

 (b) it is cancelled.

35 No need to renew licence

  Nothing in Division 8 of Part 2 of the LCR Act applies to a liquor licence that is taken to have been granted under this Subdivision while the licence is continued in force by regulation 34.

36 Transitional—treatment of liquor licence

  A liquor licence that a person is taken to hold under subregulation 33 (1) is to be treated as if it were a liquor licence granted under the LCR Act.

37 Transitional — treatment of persons taken to hold liquor licence

  A person who is taken to hold a liquor licence under subregulation 33 (1) is to be treated as if the person held a liquor licence under the LCR Act.

38 Transitional — persons taken to hold liquor licence to give copies of plans

 (1) Within 6 months after the commencement of an airport lease for Essendon Airport or Moorabbin Airport, a person who is taken, under subregulation 33 (1), to hold a liquor licence for premises at the airport must give the Director a copy of a plan of the premises, showing their boundaries.

 (2) If the person does not comply with subregulation (1), the Director may suspend the liquor licence until the person does so.

Division 4 Airports in Queensland

Subdivision 1 Preliminary

39 Definitions for Division

  In this Division:

chief executive has the same meaning as in the Liquor Act.

Liquor Act means the Liquor Act 1992 of Queensland.

40 Application of Liquor Act at certain airports

  The Liquor Act, in its application to the terminal area of Gold Coast Airport or Townsville Airport, is modified as set out in Part 3 of Schedule 1.

Note   The Liquor Act is not modified in its application to:

(a) premises at Gold Coast Airport or Townsville Airport outside the terminal area; or

(b) Archerfield Airport; or

(c) Mount Isa Airport.

Subdivision 2 Archerfield Airport, Gold Coast Airport, Mount Isa Airport and Townsville Airport

46 Definition for Subdivision

  In this Subdivision:

liquor authorisation, for premises at Archerfield Airport, Gold Coast Airport, Mount Isa Airport or Townsville Airport, means an authority (however described and however granted) for the sale or supply of liquor from the premises, and includes an authority that is part of the terms of a lease, sublease, licence or sublicence, but does not include a liquor licence granted under the Liquor Act.

47 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor at Archerfield and Mount Isa Airports

 (1) On the commencement of an airport lease for Archerfield Airport or Mount Isa Airport, a person who, immediately before the commencement of the lease, held a liquor authorisation for premises at the airport is taken to have been granted a liquor licence under the Liquor Act.

 (2) The liquor licence is taken to be:

 (a) in the case of the Royal Queensland Aero Club and its premises at Archerfield Airport a community club licence under Division 5 of Part 4 of that Act; and

 (b) in the case of Vinance Pty Ltd and its premises at Mount Isa Airport a commercial other licence under Division 4 of Part 4 of that Act.

 (3) The liquor licence is taken to be subject to the same conditions (if any) as the liquor authorisation.

 (4) The premises on which the liquor authorisation authorised the sale or supply of liquor are taken to be licensed premises for the Liquor Act.

48 Transitional — authority to sell liquor in the terminal of Gold Coast Airport

 (1) On the commencement of an airport lease for Gold Coast Airport, the airportlessee company for the airport is taken to be granted a commercial special facility licence (under subsection 65 (1) of the Liquor Act) that permits 24hour trading.

Note   The Gold Coast Airport was previously known as Coolangatta Airport.

 (2) The whole terminal area is taken to be licensed premises for the Liquor Act.

 (3) On the commencement of the airport lease:

 (a) the airportlessee company is taken to sublet the right to sell liquor to any person who, immediately before the commencement of the lease, held a liquor authorisation for premises within the terminal area of the airport; and

 (b) the chief executive is taken to have consented to that subletting under subsection 153 (3) of that Act.

49 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor at Gold Coast Airport

 (1) On the commencement of an airport lease for Gold Coast Airport, F.H.A.B. Pty Limited is taken to have been granted a community club licence under Division 5 of Part 4 of the Liquor Act, subject to the same conditions (if any) as the liquor authorisation held by the Club.

Note   The Gold Coast Airport was previously known as Coolangatta Airport.

 (2) The premises on which the liquor authorisation authorised the sale or supply of liquor are taken to be licensed premises for the Liquor Act.

50 Transitional — authority to sell liquor in the terminal of Townsville Airport

 (1) On the commencement of an airport lease for Townsville Airport, the airportlessee company for the airport is taken to be granted a commercial special facility licence (under section 65 (1) of the Liquor Act) that permits 24hour trading.

 (2) The licensed premises are taken to be the whole terminal area.

 (3) On the commencement of the airport lease:

 (a) the airportlessee company is taken to sublet the right to sell liquor to any person who, immediately before the commencement of the lease, held a liquor authorisation for premises within the terminal area of the airport; and

 (b) the chief executive is taken to have consented to that subletting under subsection 153 (3) of that Act.

51 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor at Townsville Airport

 (1) On the commencement of an airport lease for Townsville Airport, Bencol Pty Ltd and Steven Ayles are each taken
to have been granted a community club licence under
section 78 (1) of the Liquor Act.

 (2) The liquor licence is taken to be subject to the same conditions (if any) as the liquor authorisation held by the person to whom it is taken to be granted.

 (3) The premises on which the liquor authorisation authorised the sale or supply of liquor are taken to be licensed premises for the Liquor Act.

52 Transitional — when liquor licence etc ceases

 (1) A commercial special facility licence that an airportlessee company is taken to hold under subregulation 48 (1) or 50 (1) ceases:

 (a) if the airportlessee company ceases to be the airportlessee company for the airport; or

 (b) if the licence is cancelled under the Liquor Act, as that Act is taken to apply to it; or

 (c) when it would expire under the Liquor Act.

 (2) A liquor licence that a person (other than an airportlessee company) is taken to hold under subregulation 47 (1), 49 (1) or 51 (1), or a subletting of the right to sell liquor that a person is taken to hold under subregulation 48 (3) or 50 (3), cease:

 (a) if the relevant liquor authorisation is conferred in a lease, licence, sublease or sublicence — when that lease, sublease, licence or sublicence ends; or

 (b) if the licence is cancelled under the Liquor Act, as that Act is taken to apply to it; or

 (c) when it would expire under the Liquor Act.

53 Transitional — dealing with liquor licence etc

 (1) A liquor licence that an airportlessee company is taken to hold under subregulation 48 (1) or 50 (1) is not transferable but otherwise is to be treated as if it were held under the Liquor Act.

 (2) A liquor licence that a person (other than an airportlessee company) is taken to hold under subregulation 47 (1), 49 (1) or 51 (1), or a subletting of the right to sell liquor that a person is taken to hold under subregulation 48 (3) or 50 (3), is to be treated as if it were held under the Liquor Act.

54 Transitional — dealing with person taken to hold liquor licence etc

  A person who is taken to hold a liquor licence under subregulation 47 (1), 48 (1), 49 (1), 50 (1) or 51 (1), or a subletting of the right to sell liquor that a person is taken to hold under subregulation 48 (3) or 50 (3), is to be treated as if the licence or subletting were held under the Liquor Act.

55 Transitional — person taken to hold liquor licence etc to give copies of plans

 (1) Within 6 months after the commencement of an airport lease for Archerfield Airport, Gold Coast Airport, Mount Isa Airport or Townsville Airport, a person (other than an airportlessee company) who is taken to hold a liquor licence under subregulation 47 (1), 49 (1) or 51 (1) for premises at the airport, or a subletting of the right to sell liquor from premises at the airport under subregulation 48 (3) or 50 (3), must give the chief executive a copy of a plan of the premises, showing their boundaries.

Note   The Gold Coast Airport was previously known as Coolangatta Airport.

 (2) If the person does not comply with subregulation (1), the chief executive may suspend the liquor licence or right until the person does so.

Division 5 Adelaide Airport and Parafield Airport

56 Definitions for Division

  In this Division:

Commissioner has the same meaning as in the Liquor Licensing Act.

liquor authorisation, for premises at Adelaide Airport or Parafield Airport, means an authority (however described and however granted) for the sale or supply of liquor from the premises, and includes an authority that is part of the terms of a lease, sublease, licence or sublicence, but does not include a liquor licence granted under the Liquor Licensing Act.

Liquor Licensing Act means the Liquor Licensing Act 1997 of South Australia.

57 Application of Liquor Licensing Act

  The Liquor Licensing Act, in its application to premises in the terminal area of Adelaide Airport or Parafield Airport, is modified as set out in Part 4 of Schedule 1.

58 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor

 (1) On the commencement of an airport lease for Adelaide Airport or Parafield Airport, a person (other than the Metropolitan District Show Jumping Club) who, immediately before the commencement of the lease, held a liquor authorisation for premises at the airport is taken, to have been granted a liquor licence under the Liquor Licensing Act.

 (2) The liquor licence is taken to be:

 (a) in the cases of the Aviation Institute (South Australian Division) and the University of Adelaide Sports Association and their respective premises at Adelaide Airport — a club liquor licence under section 36 of that Act; and

 (b) in the case of any other person holding a liquor authorisation for premises at Adelaide Airport — a special circumstances liquor licence under section 40 of that Act; and

 (c) in the case of the Parafield Flying Club Incorporated and its premises at Parafield Airport — a club liquor licence under section 36 of that Act; and

 (d) in the cases of K. S. (Parafield) Pty Ltd and the Hawker de Havilland Aviation College and their respective premises at Parafield Airport — a restaurant liquor licence under section 34 of that Act; and

 (e) in the case of Fun Trading Pty Ltd and its premises at Parafield Airport — a hotel liquor licence under section 32 of that Act.

 (3) The liquor licence is taken to be subject to the same conditions (if any) as the liquor authorisation.

 (4) The premises on which the liquor authorisation authorised the sale or supply of liquor are taken to be licensed premises for the Liquor Licensing Act.

 (5) If the Liquor Licensing Act does not allow trading at a time when trading is permitted by a liquor authorisation, the person holding the liquor authorisation is also taken to be granted an extended trading authorisation (under section 44 of that Act) allowing trading during the same hours as authorised by the liquor authorisation.

59 Transitional — when liquor licence etc ceases

  A liquor licence that a person is taken to hold under subregulation 58 (1), and any extended trading authorisation that the person is taken to hold under subregulation 58 (5), both cease:

 (a) if the relevant liquor authorisation is conferred in a lease, licence, sublease or sublicence — when that lease, sublease, licence or sublicence ends; or

 (b) if the licence is cancelled under the Liquor Licensing Act, as that Act is taken to apply to it; or

 (c) when the liquor licence would expire under the Liquor Licensing Act.

60 Transitional — dealing with liquor licence etc

 (1) A liquor licence that a person is taken to hold under subregulation 58 (1) is to be treated as if it were held under the Liquor Licensing Act.

 (2) To avoid doubt, an extended trading authorisation that a person is taken to hold under subregulation 58 (5) may be surrendered or cancelled independently of the liquor licence that the person is taken to hold.

61 Transitional — dealing with person taken to hold liquor licence etc

  A person who is taken to hold a liquor licence under subregulation 58 (1) is to be treated as if the liquor licence were held under the Liquor Licensing Act.

62 Transitional — person taken to hold liquor licence to give copies of plans

 (1) Within 6 months after the commencement of an airport lease for Adelaide Airport or Parafield Airport, a person who is taken to hold a liquor licence for premises at the airport under subregulation 58 (1) must give the Commissioner a copy of a plan of the premises, showing their boundaries.

 (2) If the person does not comply with subregulation (1), the Commissioner may suspend the liquor licence until the person does so.

Division 6 Airports in Western Australia

Subdivision 1 Preliminary

63 Definitions for Division

  In this Division:

commission means the Liquor Commission established under section 8 of the LC Act.

LC Act means the Liquor Control Act 1988 of Western Australia.

licensing authority has the same meaning as in the LC Act.

64 Application of LC Act at Perth Airport

  The LC Act, in its application to Perth Airport, is modified as set out in Part 5 of Schedule 1.

Subdivision 2 Perth Airport

65 Definition for Subdivision

  In this Subdivision:

existing authorisation means an authority (however described and however granted, and including an authority that is part of the terms of a lease, sublease, licence or sublicence) given before 15 May 1997, and in effect immediately before that day, for a person to sell or supply liquor at premises within Perth Airport.

66 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor

 (1) A person who holds an existing authorisation continues to be authorised to sell liquor within Perth Airport.

 (2) An existing authorisation that is expressed to end at a specified time, or after a specified period, ceases to have effect for subregulation (1) at that time or at the end of that period.

 (3) An existing authorisation has effect as a special facility licence (granted under section 46 of the LC Act) that permits 24hour trading.

 (4) An existing authorisation that is continued in effect by this regulation continues to be subject to the same conditions as it was immediately before the commencement of this regulation.

67 Transitional — dealings with existing authorisation

  An existing authorisation may be dealt with under the LC Act as if it were a licence granted under that Act.

68 Transitional — dealing with holder of existing authorisation

  The holder of an existing authorisation may be dealt with as if the holder were the holder of a licence granted under the LC Act.

69 Transitional — holders of existing authorisations to give copies of plans

 (1) Within 6 months after the commencement of this Division, the holder of an existing authorisation must give the licensing authority 3 copies of a plan of the premises to which the authorisation relates, showing the boundaries of those premises.

 (2) If the holder does not comply with subregulation (1), the licensing authority may suspend the authorisation until the holder does so.

Subdivision 3 Jandakot Airport

70 Definition for Subdivision

  In this Subdivision:

liquor authorisation, for premises at Jandakot Airport, means an authority (however described and however granted) for the sale or supply of liquor from the premises, and includes an authority that is part of the terms of a lease, sublease, licence or sublicence, but does not include a liquor licence granted under the LC Act.

71 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor

 (1) On the commencement of an airport lease for Jandakot Airport, a person who, immediately before the commencement of the lease, held a liquor authorisation for premises at the airport is taken to have been granted a club liquor licence under section 48 of the LC Act.

 (2) The liquor licence is taken to be subject to the same conditions (if any) as the liquor authorisation.

 (3) The premises on which the liquor authorisation authorised the sale or supply of liquor are taken to be licensed premises for the LC Act.

72 Transitional — when liquor licence ceases

  A liquor licence that a person is taken to hold under subregulation 71 (1) ceases:

 (a) if the relevant liquor authorisation is conferred in a lease, licence, sublease or sublicence — when that lease, sublease, licence or sublicence ends; or

 (b) if the licence is cancelled under the LC Act, as that Act is taken to apply to it; or

 (c) when the liquor licence would expire under the LC Act.

73 Transitional — dealing with liquor licence

  A liquor licence that a person is taken to hold under subregulation 71 (1) is to be treated as if it were held under the LC Act.

74 Transitional — dealing with person taken to hold liquor licence

  A person who is taken to hold a licence under subregulation 71 (1) is to be treated as if the person held a liquor licence under the LC Act.

75 Transitional — person taken to hold liquor licence to give copies of plans

 (1) Within 6 months after the grant of an airport lease for Jandakot Airport, a person who is taken to hold a liquor licence under subregulation 71 (1) must give the Commission a plan of the premises at the airport taken to be licensed, showing their boundaries.

 (2) If the person does not comply with subregulation (1), the Commission may suspend the liquor licence until the person does so.

Division 7 Hobart International Airport and Launceston Airport

76 Definitions for Division

  In this Division:

Commissioner has the same meaning as in the Liquor Act.

Liquor Act means the Liquor Licensing Act 1990 of Tasmania.

liquor authorisation, for premises at Hobart International Airport or Launceston Airport, means an authority (however described and however granted) for the sale or supply of liquor from the premises, and includes an authority that is part of the terms of a lease, sublease, licence or sublicence, but does not include a liquor licence granted under the Liquor Act.

77 Application of Liquor Act

 (1) The Liquor Act, in its application to the terminal area of Hobart International Airport or Launceston Airport, is modified as set out in Part 6 of Schedule 1.

 (2) To avoid doubt, that Act is not modified in its application to premises at Hobart International Airport or Launceston outside the terminal area.

78 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor

 (1) On the commencement of an airport lease for Hobart Airport, Hobart International Airport or Launceston Airport, a person who, immediately before the commencement of the lease, held a liquor authorisation for premises at the airport is taken to be granted a liquor licence under the Liquor Act.

 (2) The liquor licence is taken to be:

 (a) in the case of a liquor authorisation held by a club — a club licence (within the meaning of section 10 of the Liquor Act); and

 (b) in the case of any other liquor authorisation — a special licence (within the meaning of section 11 of that Act).

 (3) The liquor licence is taken to be subject to the same conditions (if any) as the liquor authorisation.

 (4) The liquor licence is taken to allow trading during the same hours as the authorisation does.

 (5) The premises on which the liquor authorisation authorised the sale or supply of liquor are taken to be licensed premises for the Liquor Act.

79 Transitional — when liquor licence etc ceases

  A liquor licence that a person is taken to hold under subregulation 78 (1) ceases:

 (a) if the relevant liquor authorisation is conferred in a lease, licence, sublease or sublicence — when that lease, sublease, licence or sublicence ends; or

 (b) if the licence is cancelled under the Liquor Act, as that Act is taken to apply to it; or

 (c) when it would expire if it were held under the Liquor Act.

80 Transitional — dealing with liquor licence

  A liquor licence that a person is taken to hold under subregulation 78 (1) is to be treated as if it were held under the Liquor Act.

81 Transitional — dealing with person taken to hold liquor licence

  A person who is taken to hold a liquor licence under subregulation 78 (1) is to be treated as if the liquor licence were held under the Liquor Act.

82 Transitional — person taken to hold liquor licence to give copies of plans

 (1) Within 6 months after the commencement of an airport lease for Hobart Airport, Hobart International Airport or Launceston Airport, a person who is taken under subregulation 78 (1) to hold a liquor licence for premises at the airport must give the Commissioner a copy of a plan of the premises, showing the boundaries of the premises.

 (2) If the person does not comply with subregulation (1), the Commissioner may suspend the liquor licence until the person does so.

Division 8 Canberra Airport

83 Definitions for Division

  In this Division:

Liquor Act means the Liquor Act 2010 of the Australian Capital Territory.

liquor authorisation, for premises at Canberra Airport, means an authority (however described and however granted) for the sale or supply of liquor from the premises, and includes an authority that is part of the terms of a lease, sublease, licence or sublicence, but does not include a liquor licence granted under the Liquor Act.

Liquor Regulation means the Liquor Regulation 2010 of the Australian Capital Territory.

84 Application of Liquor Act and Liquor Regulation

 (1) The Liquor Act, in its application to premises at Canberra Airport, is modified as set out in Part 7 of Schedule 1.

 (2) That Act, in its application to premises within the terminal area at Canberra Airport, is further modified as set out in Part 8 of Schedule 1.

 (3) The Liquor Regulation, in its application to premises at Canberra Airport, is modified as set out in Part 9 of Schedule 1.

85 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor

 (1) On the commencement of an airport lease for Canberra Airport, a person who, immediately before the commencement of the lease, held a liquor authorisation for premises at the airport is taken to be granted a special licence within the meaning given by section 21 of the Liquor Act.

 (2) The liquor licence is taken to be subject to the same conditions (if any) as the liquor authorisation.

 (3) The premises on which the liquor authorisation authorised the sale or supply of liquor are taken to be licensed premises for the Liquor Act.

86 Transitional — when liquor licence ceases

  A liquor licence that a person is taken to hold under subregulation 85 (1) ceases:

 (a) if the relevant liquor authorisation is conferred in a lease, licence, sublease or sublicence — when that lease, sublease, licence or sublicence ends; or

 (b) if the licence is cancelled under the Liquor Act, as that Act is taken to apply to it; or

 (c) when it would expire under the Liquor Act.

87 Transitional — dealing with liquor licence

  A liquor licence that a person is taken to hold under subregulation 85 (1) is to be treated as if it had been granted under the Liquor Act.

88 Transitional — dealing with person taken to hold liquor licence

  A person who is taken to hold a liquor licence under subregulation 85 (1) is to be treated as if the liquor licence were held under the Liquor Licensing Act.

89 Transitional — person taken to hold liquor licence to give copies of plans

 (1) Within 6 months after the grant of an airport lease for Canberra Airport, a person who is taken to hold a liquor licence for premises at the airport under subregulation 85 (1) must give the commissioner (within the meaning given by the Dictionary of the Liquor Act) a copy of a plan of the premises, showing their boundaries.

 (2) If the person does not comply with subregulation (1), the Board (within the meaning given by that section) may suspend the liquor licence until the person does so.

Division 9 Darwin International Airport and Alice Springs Airport

90 Definitions for Division

  In this Division:

Commission has the same meaning as in the Liquor Act.

Liquor Act means the Liquor Act of the Northern Territory.

liquor authorisation, for premises at Darwin International Airport or Alice Springs Airport, means an authority (however described and however granted) for the sale or supply of liquor from the premises, and includes an authority that is part of the terms of a lease, sublease, licence or sublicence, but does not include a liquor licence granted under the Liquor Act.

91 Application of Liquor Act

 (1) The Liquor Act, in its application to premises at Darwin International Airport or Alice Springs Airport, is modified as set out in Part 10 of Schedule 1.

 (2) That Act, in its application to premises within the terminal area at either of those airports, is further modified as set out in Part 11 of Schedule 1.

92 Transitional — existing authorities to sell liquor

 (1) On the commencement of an airport lease for Darwin Airport, Darwin International Airport or Alice Springs Airport, a person who, immediately before the commencement of the lease, held a liquor authorisation for premises at the airport is taken to be granted a liquor licence under section 24 of the Liquor Act.

 (2) The liquor licence is taken to be subject to the same conditions (if any) as the liquor authorisation.

 (3) The premises on which the liquor authorisation authorised the sale or supply of liquor are taken to be licensed premises for the Liquor Act.

93 When liquor licence etc ceases

  A liquor licence that a person is taken to hold under subregulation 92 (1) ceases:

 (a) if the relevant liquor authorisation is conferred in a lease, licence, sublease or sublicence — when that lease, sublease, licence or sublicence ends; or

 (b) if the licence is cancelled under the Liquor Act, as that Act is taken to apply to it; or

 (c) when it would expire under the Liquor Act.

94 Transitional — dealing with liquor licence

  A liquor licence that a person is taken to hold under subregulation 92 (1) is to be treated as if it had been granted under the Liquor Act.

95 Transitional — dealing with person taken to hold liquor licence

  A person who is taken to hold a liquor licence under subregulation 92 (1) is to be treated as if the liquor licence were held under the Liquor Act.

96 Transitional — person taken to hold liquor licence to give copies of plans

 (1) Within 6 months after the commencement of an airport lease for Darwin Airport, Darwin International Airport or Alice Springs Airport, a person who is taken to hold a liquor licence for premises at the airport under subregulation 92 (1) must give the Commission a copy of a plan of the premises, showing the boundaries of the premises.

 (2) If the person does not comply with subregulation (1), the Commission may suspend the liquor licence until the person does so.


Part 3 Commercial trading

 

97 Definitions for Part 3

  In this Part:

consumer trading means the supply of goods or services to an individual who acquires the goods or services as a consumer (within the meaning of section 4B of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010).

regulated airport means an airport to which Part 11 of the Act applies.

trading authorisation, for an airport, means an authority (however described, and however granted, and including an authority given as part of the conditions of a lease, sublease, licence or sublicence) given by the FAC or the Commonwealth, before the commencement of an airport lease for the airport, that authorises a person to carry on consumer trading at the airport.

98 Transitional — authorisations to carry on consumer trading

 (1) If, under the law of a State or Territory, a licence or permission is required to carry on consumer trading of a particular kind, a person who held a trading authorisation to carry on consumer trading of that kind at a regulated airport in the State or Territory is taken to be granted, on the commencement of an airport lease for the airport, the necessary licence or permission.

 (2) The licence or permission is taken to be subject to the same conditions (if any) as the trading authority.

 (3) The licence or permission is to be treated as if it had been granted under that law.

 (4) However, the licence or permission:

 (a) is not transferable; and

 (b) ceases:

 (i) if the person who is taken to hold it ceases to hold the trading authorisation; or

 (ii) when it would expire under the relevant State or Territory law.

99 Consumer trading — Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport

  For its application to consumer trading at Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport, the Retail Trading Act 2008 of New South Wales is modified by omitting section 4.

100 Consumer trading — other Part 11 airports in New South Wales

  For its application to consumer trading carried on at a Part 11 airport (other than Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport) in New South Wales under a licence or permission taken to have been granted to a person under regulation 98, the Retail Trading Act 2008 of New South Wales is modified by omitting section 4.

101 Consumer trading—Melbourne Airport

  For its application to consumer trading at Melbourne Airport, the Shop Trading Reform Act 1996 of Victoria is modified by substituting subsections 4 (2) and (3), with the following subsection.

 ‘(2) A shop at Melbourne Airport (as determined under the Airports Act 1996 of the Commonwealth) is an exempt shop whether or not the predominant business carried on in the shop is specified in subsection 4 (1).’

102 Consumer trading — airports in Queensland

  The Trading (Allowable Hours) Act 1990 of Queensland does not apply to consumer trading at Brisbane Airport, Archerfield Airport, Gold Coast Airport or Townsville Airport.

103 Consumer trading — airports in South Australia

 (1) The Shop Trading Hours Act 1977 of South Australia does not apply to consumer trading on premises in the terminal area of Adelaide Airport or Parafield Airport.

 (2) That Act also does not apply to consumer trading on premises at either of those airports outside the terminal area, if the trading on those premises was authorised, immediately before the commencement of the airport lease for the airport, by a trading authorisation.

104 Consumer trading — Perth Airport

  The Retail Trading Hours Act 1987 of Western Australia does not apply to consumer trading at Perth Airport.


Part 4 Vehicles

Division 1 Introductory

105 Definitions for Part 4

  In this Part:

airside of an airport has the same meaning as in the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook for the airport.

emergency vehicle means:

 (a) a police vehicle; or

 (b) an ambulance vehicle; or

 (c) a fire service vehicle.

landside of an airport means the part of the airport that is not the airside of the airport.

vehicle has the same meaning as in section 172 of the Act.

Note   Some terms used in these Regulations are defined in the Act. For example, for the definition of Airside Vehicle Control Handbook see subsection 172 (2).

Division 2 Landside vehicle parking

106 Definitions for Division 2

  In this Division, and for the application of the rules mentioned in regulation 106E to the landside of an airport:

Australian Road Rules means the document titled Australian Road Rules, published by the National Road Transport Commission, as it exists when this definition commences.

authorised person, for a provision of this Division, means an authorised person appointed under regulation 114 for the provision.

charter service means a public passenger service:

 (a) for which a public bus, and the services of a driver of the bus, are prebooked for hire to take passengers for an agreed fee; and

 (b) for which the following conditions are satisfied:

 (i) the hirer is entitled to determine the route for the journey and the time of travel;

 (ii) all passengers’ journeys have a common origin or a common destination, or both;

 (iii) individual fares are not payable by the passengers (either to the operator of the service or to the driver of the bus);

 (iv) the service is not provided according to regular routes and timetables.

driver has the same meaning as in the Australian Road Rules.

hire car means a vehicle (other than a public bus or taxi) which is used to provide a public passenger service (other than a regular passenger service, a longdistance service, a charter service or a tourist service).

infringement notice offence means an offence that is declared to be an infringement notice offence by a provision of this Division.

longdistance service means a public passenger service conducted according to one or more regular routes, in which each passenger is carried for a distance of not less than 40 kilometres.

parking control provision means rule 165, 167, 168, 169, 170, 172, 176, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 189, 197, 198, 202, 203, 203A, 204, 205, 205A, 206, 207, 208, 208A, 209, 210, 211 or 212 of the Australian Road Rules as applied by regulation 106E.

passenger does not include the driver of a vehicle.

permit zone has the same meaning as in subrule 185 (2) of the Australian Road Rules.

public bus means:

 (a) for an airport the landside of which is in New South Wales — a bus within the meaning of the Passenger Transport Act 1990 of New South Wales, as in force at the commencement of this Division; or

 (b) for an airport in Victoria — a bus within the meaning of the Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 2009 of Victoria, as in force at the commencement of this Division; or

 (c) for an airport the landside of which is in Queensland — a bus within the meaning of the Transport Operations (Road Use Management  Vehicle Standards and Safety) Regulation 2010 of Queensland, as in force at the commencement of this Division; or

 (d) for an airport in Western Australia — a public bus within the meaning of the Road Traffic Code 2000 of Western Australia, as in force at the commencement of this Division; or

 (e) for an airport in Tasmania — a bus within the meaning of the Vehicle and Traffic Act 1999 of Tasmania, as in force at the commencement of this Division.

public passenger service means the carriage of passengers for a fare or other consideration by a vehicle along a road or roadrelated area.

regular passenger service means a public passenger service conducted according to regular routes and timetables, but does not include a tourist service or a longdistance service.

road has the same meaning as in the Australian Road Rules.

roadrelated area has the same meaning as in the Australian Road Rules.

taxi means a vehicle:

 (a) which is used to provide a public passenger service (other than a regular passenger service, a longdistance service, a charter service or a tourist service); and

 (b) which, for the purpose of procuring passengers, is made to ply or stand for hire on a road or roadrelated area.

taxi zone has the same meaning as in rule 182 of the Australian Road Rules.

tourist service means a public passenger service, provided by a public bus, that is:

 (a) a prebooked service designed for the carriage of tourists to destinations listed on a publicly available itinerary; or

 (b) a service designed for the carriage of tourists where all passengers’ journeys have a common origin or a common destination, or both.

traffic control device has the same meaning as in the Australian Road Rules.

106A Application of this Division

  This Division applies to the following airports:

 (a) Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport;

 (b) Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport;

 (c) Brisbane Airport;

 (d) Perth Airport;

 (e) Hobart International Airport;

 (f) Gold Coast Airport;

 (g) Townsville Airport;

 (h) Launceston Airport.

106B Operation of State laws

  If the laws of the State where an airport is located and this Division both make provision for a matter, the laws of the State do not apply in relation to the landside of the airport to the extent that the matter is dealt with in this Division.

106BA Parking signage plan and standard operating procedures

 (1) An airportoperator company for an airport must, for each financial year, give the Secretary:

 (a) a parking signage plan under subregulation (2) for the airport; and

 (b) standard operating procedures under subregulation (3) for the airport.

 (1A) An airport-operator company for an airport must:

 (a) publish the parking signage plan on the airport’s website; and

 (b) for the airports mentioned in paragraphs 106A (a) to (h) — give a copy of the parking signage plan to:

 (i) the Australian Federal Police; and

 (ii) the State police force or service in the State in which the airport is situated.

 (2) A parking signage plan for an airport must describe:

 (a) the landside areas of the airport where infringement notice offences under regulations 107 and 108 apply; and

 (b) the traffic control devices used on the landside areas of the airport to identify areas where those infringement notice offences apply.

 (3) Standard operating procedures for an airport must set out the following:

 (a) procedures designed to ensure that authorised persons for the airport carry out their duties under this Division in a suitable manner;

 (b) the duties of authorised persons for the airport;

 (c) the policy of the airportoperator company for the airport for dealing with people who park or use a vehicle on the landside of the airport, including:

 (i) the processes to be carried out before an infringement notice is issued for an infringement notice offence under this Division; and

 (ii) the rights and obligations of those people in relation to parking or using a vehicle on the landside of the airport; and

 (iii) the procedures for dealing with complaints from those people about parking or using a vehicle on the landside of the airport;

 (d) the procedures for:

 (i) issuing an infringement notice for an infringement notice offence under this Division; and

 (ii) paying and collecting the penalty mentioned in the notice; and

 (iii) when a notice may be withdrawn;

 (e) describing when and how a vehicle may be moved under regulation 111.

Parking signage plan

 (4) An airport-operator company for an airport must:

 (a) give the parking signage plan for the airport for a financial year to the Secretary within 10 business days after the end of the financial year; and

 (b) comply with subregulation (1A), in relation to the parking signage plan for a financial year, within 10 business days after the end of the financial year.

Standard operating procedures

 (5) An airport-operator company for an airport must give the standard operating procedures for the airport for a financial year to the Secretary within 10 business days after the end of the financial year.

106BB Variation of parking signage plan

 (1) An airport-operator company may vary a parking signage plan at any time:

 (a) after the airport-operator has complied with regulation 106BA for a financial year; and

 (b) before the airport-operator company is required to comply with regulation 106BA for the next financial year.

 (2) If an airport-operator company for an airport varies a parking signage plan, the airport-operator company must give the Secretary a copy of the varied parking signage plan as soon as practicable after the variation has been made.

 (3) The varied parking signage plan for the airport takes effect the day after the airport-operator company complies with subregulation (2).

 (4) The airport-operator company must:

 (a) publish the varied parking signage plan on the airport’s website; and

 (b) for the airports mentioned in paragraphs 106A (a) to (h) — give a copy of the varied parking signage plan to:

 (i) the Australian Federal Police; and

 (ii) the State police force or service in the State in which the airport is situated.

 (5) The airport-operator company must comply with subregulation (4), in relation to the varied parking signage plan for the airport, as soon as practicable after the variation takes effect.

106C Installation of traffic control devices

 (1) An airportoperator company may install a traffic control device (other than a traffic control device mentioned in regulation 108) on the landside of the airport only if the device complies substantially with the Australian Road Rules, within the meaning of rule 316 of those Rules.

Note   Regulation 108 deals with traffic control devices for areas in which a taxi driver must not leave the taxi unattended. The Australian Road Rules do not provide for these traffic control devices.

 (2) However, in circumstances in which there is a likelihood of loss, injury or interference with the normal flow of traffic, an airportoperator company may install other traffic control devices on the landside of the airport to avoid the loss, injury or interference.

 (3) An airportoperator company must install traffic control devices under this regulation in a way that prominently and clearly identifies the area to which the devices apply.

106D Permits to stop a vehicle in a permit zone

 (1) For the application, under regulation 106E, of rule 185 of the Australian Road Rules to the landside of an airport, the airportoperator company for the airport may issue a permit for a vehicle to stop in a permit zone.

 (2) A permit issued under this regulation must be issued in writing and in a form that can be displayed on or in a vehicle.

106E Application of Australian Road Rules

 (1) The rules of the Australian Road Rules mentioned in the following table apply in relation to the landside of an airport.

 

Item

Rule

Description of Rule

1

165

Stopping in an emergency etc or to comply with another rule

2

167

No stopping signs

3

168

No parking signs

4

169

No stopping on a road with a yellow edge line

5

170

Stopping in or near an intersection

6

172

Stopping on or near a pedestrian crossing (except at an intersection)

7

176

Stopping on a clearway

8

178

Stopping in an emergency stopping lane

9

179

Stopping in a loading zone

10

180

Stopping in a truck zone

11

181

Stopping in a works zone

12

182

Stopping in a taxi zone

13

183

Stopping in a bus zone

14

184

Stopping in a minibus zone

15

185

Stopping in a permit zone

16

186

Stopping in a mail zone

17

189

Double parking

18

197

Stopping on a path, dividing strip or nature strip

19

198

Obstructing access to and from a footpath, driveway etc

20

202

Stopping on a road with motor bike parking sign

21

203

Stopping in a parking area for people with disabilities

22

203A

Stopping in a slip lane

23

204

Meaning of certain information on or with permissive parking signs

24

205

Parking for longer than indicated

25

205A

Parking outside times indicated

26

206

Time extension for people with disabilities

27

207

Parking where fees are payable

28

208

Parallel parking on a road (except in a median strip parking area)

29

208A

Parallel parking in a road-related area (except in a median strip parking area)

30

209

Parallel parking in a median strip parking area

31

210

Angle parking

32

211

Parking in parking bays

33

212

Entering and leaving a median strip parking area

Note   The full text of the rules is contained in the Australian Road Rules.

 (2) Subject to regulation 106, the rules mentioned in the table are to be interpreted in accordance with the Australian Road Rules.

 (3) However, for the application of the rules to the landside of an airport, vehicle has the same meaning as in subsection 172 (2) of the Act.

 (4) Subject to regulation 106 and without limiting the generality of subregulation (2), Parts 20 and 21 of the Australian Road Rules and the Schedules and Dictionary to the Australian Road Rules apply in relation to the landside of an airport.

107 Offences against Australian Road Rules

 (1) This regulation does not apply if:

 (a) a person is a driver of an emergency vehicle; and

 (b) the person is driving the vehicle in the course of his or her duties at the time the person contravenes a rule or subrule of the Australian Road Rules mentioned in Schedule 2, as applied by regulation 106E.

 (2) A person commits an offence if the person contravenes a rule or subrule of the Australian Road Rules mentioned in Schedule 2, as applied by regulation 106E.

Penalty:   The penalty units mentioned in Schedule 2 for that rule or subrule for the airport at which the offence occurs.

 (3) An offence against subregulation (2) is:

 (a) a strict liability offence; and

 (b) an infringement notice offence.

Note 1   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

Note 2   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

108 Taxi drivers must not leave taxis unattended in certain areas

 (1) The driver of a taxi must not leave the taxi unattended in a taxi zone on the landside of an airport if a traffic control device that indicates that taxi drivers must not leave their taxis unattended applies to that taxi zone.

 (2) An offence against subregulation (1) is punishable by a fine of the penalty mentioned in the following table for the State or place where the offence occurs:

 

Item

State or place

Penalty units

1

New South Wales

3

2

Victoria

3

3

Brisbane Airport

3

4

Western Australia

3

5

Tasmania

2

6

Gold Coast Airport

3

7

Townsville Airport

2

 (3) An offence against subregulation (1) is:

 (a) a strict liability offence; and

 (b) an infringement notice offence.

Note 1   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

Note 2   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

 (4) For this regulation, a driver leaves a taxi unattended if the driver leaves the taxi so that the driver is more than 3 metres from the closest point of the taxi.

109 Drivers of taxis, hire cars and public buses to show authority cards

 (1) The driver of a taxi, hire car or public bus on the landside of an airport must immediately show the driver’s authority card to an authorised person for the airport if the authorised person:

 (a) asks the driver to do so; and

 (b) has shown the driver his or her identification as an authorised person.

Penalty:   3 penalty units.

 (2) An offence against subregulation (1) is:

 (a) a strict liability offence; and

 (b) an infringement notice offence.

Note 1   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

Note 2   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

 (3) In this regulation:

authority card, for the driver of a taxi, hire car or public bus on the landside of an airport, means a card:

 (a) issued by an agency of the State where the landside of the airport is located that is responsible for regulating the operation of taxis, hire cars or public buses in the State; and

 (b) authorising the driver to drive the taxi, hire car or public bus in the State; and

 (c) showing a photograph of the driver’s face.

110 Authorised person may direct that a vehicle be moved

 (1) An authorised person for an airport may:

 (a) direct the driver of a vehicle used at the airport in contravention of a parking control provision to move the vehicle; or

 (b) direct the driver of a taxi who contravenes regulation 108 to move the taxi.

 (2) If a taxi, or the driver of a taxi, is causing interference with the operation of a taxi zone at an airport, an authorised person for the airport may direct the driver of the taxi to move the taxi.

 (3) The driver of a vehicle must comply with a direction under subregulation (1) or (2).

Penalty:   3 penalty units.

 (3A) Subregulation (3) does not apply if:

 (a) the driver is a driver of an emergency vehicle; and

 (b) the driver is driving the vehicle in the course of his or her duties at the time the driver contravenes a parking control provision.

 (4) An offence against subregulation (3) is:

 (a) a strict liability offence; and

 (b) an infringement notice offence.

Note 1   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

Note 2   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

 (5) In this regulation:

driver of a vehicle includes any adult who appears to be the driver of the vehicle, whether or not he or she is sitting in the driver’s seat of the vehicle.

111 Authorised person may move vehicle

 (1) This regulation applies to a vehicle used at an airport if:

 (a) the vehicle is used in contravention of a parking control provision and its driver cannot be found within a reasonable time after such inquiries by an authorised person as are reasonable in the circumstances; or

 (b) its driver refuses to comply with a direction under subregulation 110 (1) or (2).

 (2) This regulation also applies to a vehicle that appears to be abandoned on the landside of an airport if its driver cannot be found within a reasonable time after such inquiries by an authorised person as are reasonable in the circumstances.

 (3) An authorised person for an airport (with whatever assistance is reasonably necessary) may move a vehicle to which this regulation applies to a place within the airport approved for the purpose by the airportoperator company if:

 (a) the authorised person considers that the vehicle is causing interference with the normal flow of traffic or with the operation of the airport or a permit zone at the airport; or

 (b) under subregulation (2), this regulation applies to the vehicle.

 (4) If the driver of a vehicle to which this regulation applies cannot be found, and an authorised person moves the vehicle under subregulation (3), the authorised person must, as soon as practicable:

 (a) give the vehicle registration authority for the State or Territory in which the vehicle is registered (if known) a notice in writing that:

 (i) identifies the vehicle; and

 (ii) states that the vehicle has been moved and where it can be recovered; and

 (b) do whatever else is reasonable to find the driver or registered owner of the vehicle and tell the driver or owner:

 (i) that the vehicle has been moved, and where it can be recovered; and

 (ii) that the vehicle may only be recovered by the owner or by a person acting for the owner.

 (5) A vehicle registration authority for a State or Territory that receives a notice under subregulation (4) may, in accordance with the laws of the State or Territory, use the information in the notice to notify the registered owner of the matters set out in the notice.

 (6) If an authorised person moves a vehicle under this regulation, neither the authorised person, nor any person who assists him or her to do so, nor the airportoperator company, is liable for any loss of, or damage to, the vehicle that occurs:

 (a) while it is being reasonably moved; or

 (b) after it is moved and before it is recovered by or for its owner.

112 Owner of vehicle must pay costs of storage etc

 (1) If a vehicle is moved under regulation 111, the owner of the vehicle must pay the airportoperator company the amount reasonably spent by the company in moving and storing the vehicle.

 (2) An amount payable to an airportoperator company is a debt due to the company recoverable in a court of competent jurisdiction.

 (3) An airportoperator company is not required to return a vehicle to a person claiming it unless the person pays the amount due to the company under this regulation.

113 Airport operator may sell vehicle

 (1) This regulation applies if:

 (a) a vehicle is moved under regulation 111; and

 (b) the driver or owner of the vehicle is not found, or, if found, has not recovered the vehicle, within 3 months after the day on which the vehicle was moved.

 (2) If the airportoperator company intends to sell, or otherwise dispose of, the vehicle, the company must give notice of that intention.

 (3) A notice under subregulation (2) must be published in a newspaper circulating generally in the State where the landside of the airport is located.

 (4) The airportoperator company may sell, or otherwise dispose of, the vehicle only if the amount reasonably spent by the company in moving and storing the vehicle is not paid to the company within 14 days after the notice is published.

 (5) The airportoperator company must, as soon as practicable after the end of the financial year in which the company sells a vehicle under this regulation, give to the Commonwealth the proceeds of the sale, less the reasonable cost of moving, storing and selling the vehicle.

114 Authorised persons

  The Secretary may appoint as an authorised person for a provision or provisions of this Division:

 (a) an employee of the Department; or

 (b) a protective service officer or special protective service officer of the Australian Federal Police; or

 (c) an employee of an airportoperator company, or of a contractor to an airportoperator  company; or

 (d) a member or special member of the Australian Federal Police; or

 (e) an airport-operator company; or

 (f) a contractor to an airport-operator company; or

 (g) a subcontractor to an airport-operator company; or

 (h) an employee of a subcontractor to an airport-operator company; or

 (i) any other person that the Secretary considers to be appropriate.

Division 3 Airside vehicle parking

115 Definitions for Division 3

 (1) In this Division:

authorised person means an authorised person for this Division.

designated limited noparking area means a limited noparking area that is identified by a sign, or in some other appropriate way, as a limited noparking area.

designated limited nostanding area means a limited nostanding area that is identified by a sign, or in some other appropriate way, as a limited nostanding area.

designated noparking area means a noparking area that is identified by a sign, or in some other appropriate way, as a noparking area.

designated nostanding area means a nostanding area that is identified by a sign, or in some other appropriate way, as a nostanding area.

limited noparking area means an area that is a noparking area:

 (a) only during a period or periods, or only on some days; or

 (b) except for a particular purpose, or unless a particular condition applies.

limited nostanding area means an area that is a nostanding area:

 (a) only during a period or periods, or only on some days; or

 (b) except for a particular purpose, or unless a particular condition applies.

regulated airport means an airport to which Part 11 of the Act applies.

 (2) For this Division, a vehicle is parked in contravention of the posted conditions of parking, or stopped in contravention of the posted conditions of parking or stopping, in an area if it is parked or stopped in the area:

 (a) at a time when, according to a sign or notice in the area, parking or stopping is not permitted in the area; or

 (b) in a way that, according to a sign or notice in the area, contravenes a condition of parking or stopping in the area; or

 (c) for a purpose for which, according to a sign or notice in the area, parking or stopping in the area is not permitted.

116 Noparking areas

 (1) The airportoperator company for a regulated airport may decide that an area on the airside of the airport is to be a noparking area.

 (2) The airportoperator company for a regulated airport may decide that an area on the airside of the airport is to be a limited noparking area.

 (3) The airportoperator company must ensure that the area is prominently and clearly marked as a noparking area or limited noparking area (by a sign, by lines, or in some other way).

 (4) The sign or marking of the area must clearly indicate:

 (a) whether a vehicle may be parked in the area; or

 (b) if the area is a limited noparking area — at what times, under what conditions, or for what purposes, a vehicle may be parked in the area.

117 Nostanding areas

 (1) The airportoperator company for a regulated airport may decide that an area on the airside of the airport is to be a nostanding area.

 (2) The airportoperator company for a regulated airport may decide that an area on the airside of the airport is to be a limited nostanding area.

 (3) The airportoperator company must ensure that the area is prominently and clearly marked as a nostanding area or limited nostanding area (by a sign, by lines, or in some other way).

 (4) The sign or marking of the area must clearly indicate:

 (a) whether a vehicle may be stopped in the area; or

 (b) if the area is a limited nostanding area — at what times, under what conditions, or for what purposes, a vehicle may be stopped in the area.

118 Offence — parking in a designated noparking area

 (1) A person must not park a vehicle in a designated noparking area.

Penalty:   3 penalty units.

 (2) A person must not park a vehicle in a designated limited noparking area in contravention of the posted conditions of parking in the area.

Penalty:   3 penalty units.

Note   For the meaning of in contravention of the posted conditions of parking in an area, see subregulation 115 (2).

 (3) A person who is directed to park a vehicle in a designated noparking area or designated limited noparking area by an authorised person must do so in accordance with the direction.

Penalty:   3 penalty units.

 (3A) An offence against subregulation (1), (2) or (3) is an offence of strict liability.

Note   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

 (3B) It is a defence to a prosecution under subregulation (1) or (2) that the person who parked the vehicle:

 (a) was the driver of an emergency vehicle and was attending an emergency; or

 (b) was directed by an authorised person to park the vehicle in the area.

Note   A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to whether or not he or she was the driver of an emergency vehicle attending an emergency, or was directed by an authorised person to park the vehicle in the area (see subsection 13.3 (3) of the Criminal Code).

 (4) Contravention of subregulation (1), (2) or (3) is an infringement notice offence.

Note   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

119 Offence — stopping in a designated nostanding area

 (1) A person must not stop a vehicle in a designated nostanding area.

Penalty:   3 penalty units.

 (2) A person must not stop a vehicle in a designated limited nostanding area in contravention of the posted conditions of stopping in the area.

Penalty:   3 penalty units.

Note   For the meaning of in contravention of the posted conditions of stopping in an area, see subregulation 115 (2).

 (3) A person who is directed to stop a vehicle in a designated nostanding area or designated limited nostanding area by an authorised person must do so in accordance with the direction.

Penalty:   3 penalty units.

 (3A) An offence against subregulation (1), (2) or (3) is an offence of strict liability.

Note   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

 (3B) It is a defence to a prosecution under subregulation (1) that the person who stopped the vehicle:

 (a) was the driver of an emergency vehicle and was attending an emergency; or

 (b) was directed by an authorised person to stop the vehicle in the area.

Note   A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to whether or not he or she was the driver of an emergency vehicle attending an emergency, or was directed by an authorised person to stop the vehicle in the area (see subsection 13.3 (3) of the Criminal Code).

 (4) Contravention of subregulation (1), (2) or (3) is an infringement notice offence.

Note   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

120 Authorised person may direct that a vehicle may be moved

 (1) An authorised person may direct the driver of a vehicle that is parked in a designated noparking area, or stopped in a designated nostanding area, to move the vehicle.

 (2) The driver of a vehicle must comply with a direction under subregulation (1).

Penalty:   3 penalty units.

 (2A) An offence against subregulation (2) is an offence of strict liability.

Note   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

 (3) Contravention of subregulation (2) is an infringement notice offence.

Note   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

 (4) In this regulation:

driver of a vehicle includes any adult who appears to be the driver of the vehicle, whether or not he or she is sitting in the driver’s seat of the vehicle.

121 Authorised persons

  The Secretary may appoint as an authorised person for a provision or provisions of this Division:

 (a) an officer of the Department; or

 (b) a protective service officer or special protective service officer of the Australian Federal Police; or

 (c) an employee of an airportoperator company, or of a contractor to an airportoperator company; or

 (d) a person authorised under the law of a State or Territory to prosecute offences related to the parking of  vehicles; or

 (e) a member or special member of the Australian Federal Police; or

 (f) an airport-operator company; or

 (g) a contractor to an airport-operator company; or

 (h) a subcontractor to an airport-operator company; or

 (i) an employee of a subcontractor to an airport-operator company; or

 (j) any other person that the Secretary considers to be appropriate.

Division 4 Airside vehicle operation

122 Definitions for Division 4

  In this Division:

ADA means:

 (a) an Authority to Drive Airside issued under regulation 125; or

 (b) a document issued by the FAC that is taken, under regulation 126, to be an ADA.

approved issuing authority, for an airport, means a person or body authorised under paragraph 124 (1) (c) to issue ADAs or AUAs for the airport.

AUA means:

 (a) an Authority for Use Airside issued under regulation 127; or

 (b) a document issued by the FAC that is taken, under regulation 128, to be an AUA.

owner, of a vehicle, includes any person who has the right to use the vehicle, whether or not the person actually owns the vehicle.

regulated airport means an airport to which Part 11 of the Act applies.

123 Vehicles not to be taken onto or operated airside

 (1) A person must not take a vehicle onto, or operate a vehicle on, the airside of a regulated airport unless:

 (a) the person holds an ADA and the vehicle is the subject of an AUA; or

 (b) the vehicle is escorted by a person authorised, in accordance with the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook, to provide airside vehicle escort services.

Penalty:   5 penalty units.

 (2) A person escorted under paragraph (1) (b) must comply with a reasonable direction given by the escort.

Penalty:   5 penalty units.

 (2A) An offence against subregulation (1) or (2) is:

 (a) a strict liability offence; and

 (b) an infringement notice offence.

Note   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

124 Who can issue ADA or AUA

 (1) The airportoperator company for an airport may:

 (a) issue an ADA, in accordance with regulation 125; or

 (b) issue an AUA, in accordance with regulation 127; or

 (c) in accordance with the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook for the airport, authorise a person to issue ADAs or AUAs.

 (2) The airportoperator company for an airport may revoke an authorisation under paragraph (1) (c) by 7 days written notice to the person authorised.

 (3) Application may be made under the Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975 to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for review of a decision of an airportoperator company under subregulation (2) to revoke an authorisation.

125 Authority to Drive Airside

 (1) Application for an ADA at an airport must be made to the airportoperator company for the airport, or an approved issuing authority for the airport, in the way set out in the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook for the airport.

 (2) The criteria to be applied by the airportoperator company or approved issuing authority in deciding whether or not to grant the ADA are the criteria set out for that purpose in the Handbook.

 (3) An approved issuing authority for an airport must not issue an ADA otherwise than in accordance with the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook for the airport.

 (4) An airportoperator company or approved issuing authority must issue a card or other suitable evidence of an ADA.

 (5) It is a condition of an ADA that the holder must operate a vehicle on the airside of the airport only in accordance with:

 (a) the rules set out in the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook for the airport, including, in particular, any rules regarding the use of radio communications equipment or other signalling equipment; and

 (b) any other conditions of the ADA; and

 (c) if the vehicle is the subject of an AUA — any conditions of the AUA; and

 (d) any directions of an employee of the airportoperator company.

 (6) It is also a condition of an ADA that the holder shows the ADA to an employee of the airportoperator company on demand.

 (7) An ADA may be issued subject to any other conditions that the airportoperator company thinks necessary.

 (8) Without limiting the generality of subregulation (7), the conditions may include a condition:

 (a) that the person, or the person’s employer, indemnify the airportoperator company; or

 (b) limiting the person’s right to drive in particular places, at particular times, or in particular circumstances.

126 Transitional — previously issued authorities

 (1) An authority to drive a vehicle on the airside of an airport issued by the FAC after 15 May 1997 but before the commencement of an airport lease for the airport, and in force at that commencement, is taken:

 (a) to continue in force from 1 July 1998; and

 (b) to be an ADA for the airport.

 (2) An authority continued in force by subregulation 4.50 (1) (as in force on 30 June 1998), and in force immediately before 1 July 1998, is taken:

 (a) to continue in force from 1 July 1998 despite the repeal of that subregulation; and

 (b) to be an ADA for the airport concerned.

 (3) An ADA that is taken to continue in force under subregulation (1) or (2):

 (a) is subject to the same conditions as the authority issued by the FAC; and

 (b) may be withdrawn as if it had been issued under this Division.

127 Authority for Use Airside

 (1) Application for an AUA at an airport must be made to the airportoperator company for the airport, or an approved issuing authority for the airport, in the way set out in the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook for the airport.

 (2) The criteria to be applied by the airportoperator company or approved issuing authority in deciding whether or not to grant the AUA are the criteria set out for that purpose in the Handbook.

 (3) An approved issuing authority for an airport must not issue an AUA otherwise than in accordance with the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook for the airport.

 (4) It is a condition of an AUA that the vehicle must be operated on the airside of the airport only in accordance with:

 (a) the rules set out in the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook for the airport, including, in particular, any rules regarding the use of radio communications equipment or other signalling equipment; and

 (b) any other conditions of the AUA; and

 (c) any directions of an employee of the airportoperator company.

 (5) An AUA may be issued subject to any other conditions that the airportoperator company thinks necessary.

 (6) Without limiting the generality of subregulation (5), the conditions may include a condition:

 (a) that the owner of the vehicle indemnify the airportoperator company; or

 (b) limiting the operation of the vehicle to particular places, times or circumstances.

128 Transitional — previously issued authorities

 (1) An authority for the use of a vehicle on the airside of an airport issued by the FAC after 15 May 1997 but before the commencement of an airport lease for the airport, and in force at that commencement, is taken:

 (a) to continue in force from 1 July 1998; and

 (b) to be an AUA for the airport.

 (2) An authority continued in force by subregulation 4.50 (2) (as in force on 30 June 1998), and in force immediately before 1 July 1998, is taken:

 (a) to continue in force from 1 July 1998 despite the repeal of that subregulation; and

 (b) to be an AUA for the airport concerned.

 (3) An AUA that is taken to continue in force under subregulation (1) or (2):

 (a) is subject to the same conditions as the authority issued by the FAC; and

 (b) may be withdrawn as if it had been issued under this Division.

129 Driver of vehicle must show authority etc

 (1) In this regulation:

ASIC means a card or similar form of identification:

 (a) that was issued to a person for security identification purposes under the Air Navigation Regulations; or

 (b) that:

 (i) was issued to the person by an airport operator (including the Federal Airports Corporation), an aircraft operator or the Secretary to allow the person unescorted access to a security restricted area, or part of a security restricted area, of an airport; and

 (ii) if there are provisions of the Air Navigation Regulations about ASICs — is valid as an ASIC for those provisions.

 (2) An authorised person may ask the driver of a vehicle to show the authorised person:

 (a) the driver’s ADA; or

 (b) the AUA for the vehicle; or

 (c) the driver’s ASIC.

 (3) The driver must comply with the request.

Penalty:   1 penalty unit.

 (3A) An offence against subregulation (3) is an offence of strict liability.

Note   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

 (4) A contravention of subregulation (3) is an infringement notice offence.

130 Vehicles to be kept clear of aircraft

 (1) A person must not drive, stop or park a vehicle within 3 metres of an aircraft.

Penalty:   3 penalty units.

 (1A) An offence against subregulation (1) is an offence of strict liability.

Note   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

 (1B) It is a defence to a prosecution under subregulation (1) that:

 (a) the vehicle:

 (i) was of a kind normally used for servicing, refuelling, loading, unloading, towing or pushing the aircraft; and

 (ii) was being used to do so; or

 (b) the vehicle was an emergency vehicle and was being used in connection with an emergency on the aircraft or in the vicinity of the aircraft.

Note   A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the capabilities and use of the vehicle mentioned in subregulation (1B) (see subsection 13.3 (3) of the Criminal Code).

 (2) A contravention of subregulation (1) is an infringement notice offence.

131 Vehicle being driven dangerously etc may be removed

 (1) If an authorised person considers that a vehicle is being driven, or is stopped or parked, on the airside of an airport in a manner that is likely to be a danger to a person or to property (including other vehicles and aircraft), or that is likely to interfere with the operation of the airport, the authorised person may direct the driver of the vehicle to remove it from the airside.

 (2) The driver of the vehicle must comply with a direction under subregulation (1).

Penalty:   5 penalty units.

 (2A) An offence against subregulation (2) is an offence of strict liability.

Note   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

 (3) A contravention of subregulation (2) is an infringement notice offence.

 (4) If the driver of the vehicle cannot be found, or refuses to comply with the direction, the authorised person (with whatever assistance is reasonably necessary) may move the vehicle to a place within the airport approved for the purpose by the airportoperator company.

132 Authorised person

  The Secretary may appoint as an authorised person for this Division:

 (a) an officer of the Department; or

 (b) a protective service officer or special protective service officer of the Australian Federal Police; or

 (c) an employee of the airportoperator company for the airport; or

 (d) a member or special member of the Australian Federal Police; or

 (e) a contractor to an airport-operator company; or

 (f) an airport-operator company; or

 (g) an employee of a contractor to an airport-operator company; or

 (h) a subcontractor to an airport-operator company; or

 (i) an employee of a subcontractor to an airport-operator company; or

 (j) any other person that the Secretary considers to be appropriate.

133 Withdrawal of Authority to Drive Airside

 (1) The airportoperator company for a regulated airport may withdraw a person’s ADA on the airport if the person operates a vehicle on the airside of the airport:

 (a) otherwise than in accordance with:

 (i) his or her ADA; or

 (ii) the vehicle’s AUA (if any); or

 (iii) the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook for the airport; or

 (iv) a direction of an employee of the airportoperator company; or

 (b) in a manner likely to cause injury to a person, or damage to property (including an aircraft or another vehicle).

 (2) If the airportoperator company considers that there may be reasons why an ADA should be withdrawn, it must invite the holder of the ADA, in writing, to show cause why the ADA should not be withdrawn.

 (3) The criteria to be applied by the airportoperator company in deciding whether or not to withdraw an ADA are the criteria (if any) set out for that purpose in the Handbook.

 (4) If an airportoperator company withdraws a person’s ADA, it must tell the person of the withdrawal, in writing, as soon as practicable.

134 Withdrawal of Authority for Use Airside

 (1) The airportoperator company for a regulated airport may withdraw an AUA if the vehicle to which it applies has been operated on the airside of the airport:

 (a) otherwise than in accordance with:

 (i) the driver’s ADA; or

 (ii) the vehicle’s AUA (if any); or

 (iii) the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook for the airport; or

 (iv) a direction of an employee of the airportoperator company; or

 (b) in a manner likely to cause injury to a person, or damage to property (including an aircraft or another vehicle).

 (2) If the airportoperator company considers that there may be reasons why an AUA should be withdrawn, it must invite the holder of the ADA, in writing, to show cause why the AUA should not be withdrawn.

 (3) The criteria to be applied by the airportoperator company in deciding whether or not to withdraw an AUA are the criteria (if any) set out for that purpose in the Handbook.

 (4) If an airportoperator company withdraws an AUA, it must tell the owner of the vehicle of the withdrawal, in writing, as soon as practicable.

135 Review of decisions

  Application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for review of a decision of an airportoperator company under regulation 125, 127, 133 or 134.


Part 5 Gambling

Division 1 Preliminary

136 Definitions for Part 5

  In this Part:

continued gambling authority means an old gambling authority that is continued in effect by subregulation 138A (1) or 139 (1).

gambling activity has the same meaning as in section 173 of the Act.

gambling permission means a permission granted by the Secretary under Division 4.

licensing law means a law of a State or Territory that requires a person to obtain a licence or permission for gambling.

old gambling authority means an authority (however described, and however conferred, and including an authority that is part of the terms of a lease or licence) given, before the commencement of the airport lease for a Part 11 airport, by the FAC or the Commonwealth to a person to engage in a gambling activity at the airport.

regulated airport means a Part 11 airport other than the following airports:

 (a) Bankstown Airport;

 (b) Camden Airport;

 (d) Mount Isa Airport;

 (e) Sydney (KingsfordSmith) Airport;

 (f) Tennant Creek Airport.

reporting law means a law of a State or Territory that requires a person to make a report or return about gambling.

Division 2 Gambling at regulated airports generally

137 Prohibition of gambling at regulated airports

 (1) A person must not engage in a gambling activity on a regulated airport.

Penalty:   10 penalty units.

 (2) An offence against subregulation (1) is an offence of strict liability.

Note   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

 (3) It is a defence to a prosecution under subregulation (1) that the gambling activity was engaged in in accordance with a continued gambling authority or a gambling permission.

Note   A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to whether the gambling activity was engaged in in accordance with a continued gambling authority or a gambling permission (see subsection 13.3 (3) of the Criminal Code).

138 Application of certain State and Territory laws at regulated airports

 (1) A law of a State or Territory permitting gambling (whether or not subject to the obtaining of a licence or permission, or under other conditions) does not apply at, or in relation to a gambling activity at, a regulated airport.

 (2) However, a person engaged in a gambling activity at a regulated airport under a continued gambling authority must comply with any law of a State or Territory (other than a licensing law or a reporting law) that would, except for subregulation (1), apply to the activity (so far as the law is not inconsistent with the authority).

Division 3 Transitional arrangements

138A Transitional — gambling at Part 11 airports in New South Wales

 (1) An old gambling authority for a gambling activity at a Part 11 airport in New South Wales continues to have effect according to its terms.

 (2) Subregulation (1) does not authorise the holder of such an authority to engage in:

 (a) any gambling activity not authorised by the authority; or

 (b) the gambling activity in a way, at a time, or under conditions, other than those set out in the authority.

 (3) An authority that is continued in effect by subregulation (1) ends when it would have ended if this regulation had not been made, and is to be treated as if it were a licence or permission granted under a law of New South Wales.

139 Transitional — gambling at certain other Part 11 airports

 (1) An old gambling authority for a gambling activity at a regulated airport continues to have effect according to its terms.

 (2) Subregulation (1) does not authorise the holder of such an authority to engage in:

 (a) any gambling activity not authorised by the authority; or

 (b) the gambling activity in a way, at a time, or under conditions, other than those set out in the authority.

 (3) In particular, subregulation (2) does not authorise Fun Trading Pty Ltd to operate at Parafield Airport any more gaming machines, or machines of a different type, than the type and number that it was authorised to operate at that airport immediately before the commencement of the airport lease for that airport.

 (4) An authority that is continued in effect by subregulation (1) ends when it would have ended if these Regulations had not been made.

Division 4 Permissions to carry on gambling activities

139A Secretary may give certain permissions

 (1) The Secretary may give permission to a person to engage in a gambling activity at a regulated airport that is not in New South Wales.

 (2) The person must:

 (a) hold a continued gambling authority to engage in a gambling activity at the airport; or

 (b) hold a gambling permission to engage in a gambling activity at the airport; or

 (c) be a purchaser, for value and in good faith, of the whole of the business to which such an authority or permission applies; or

 (d) be the executor of the estate, or the trustee in bankruptcy, of an individual who is a person mentioned in paragraph (a), (b) or (c); or

 (e) be the liquidator of a corporation that is a person mentioned in any of those paragraphs.

139B Application for permission

 (1) An application for a gambling permission must be in writing and must set out the facts or circumstances that, under regulation 139A, entitle the applicant to the permission.

 (2) If the Secretary reasonably needs more information to allow him or her to consider an application, he or she may ask the applicant in writing to provide the information within a reasonable time stated in the request.

 (3) The Secretary may ask the applicant in writing to verify any statement in the application by statutory declaration.

139C Time for the Secretary’s decision

 (1) If the Secretary does not decide on an application within 30 days of receiving it, the Secretary is taken to have refused the application.

 (2) If the Secretary asks for more information, or a statutory declaration, about an application, the time between when the Secretary makes the request and when the applicant provides the information or statutory declaration does not count towards the 30 days.

139D Terms and conditions of gambling permission

 (1) A gambling permission must not be for longer than 5 years.

 (2) A gambling permission granted to the holder of a continued gambling authority or gambling permission must not commence before the authority or permission ceases to be in effect.

 (3) A gambling permission granted to a person:

 (a) must specify, as the airport at which the gambling activity may be carried on, the airport at which the gambling authority or permission held by the person (or, in the case of a permission granted to an executor, trustee in bankruptcy or liquidator of a person — by that person) authorised the relevant gambling activity to be carried on; and

 (b) must specify, as the gambling activity that may be carried on, the gambling activity authorised by that gambling authority or permission; and

 (c) is subject to the conditions in relation to the activity to which the authority or permission was subject.

 (4) Also, the Secretary may impose a condition on a gambling permission that:

 (a) limits or specifies the times or days on which the permitted gambling activity may be carried on; or

 (b) limits the amount of gambling that may be carried on (for example, by limiting the number or type of gaming machines that the holder may operate); or

 (c) requires the holder of the permission not to allow particular kinds of people (in particular children) to take part in the gambling activity.

 (5) Nothing in this regulation permits the Secretary to specify the premises from which the gambling activity must be carried on, or requires the gambling activity to be carried on from particular premises.

 (6) A permission is not transferable.

139E Notice of permission

  The Secretary must give written notice of a gambling permission to the person to whom or which it is granted, setting out:

 (a) when the permission commences; and

 (b) when it ceases; and

 (c) the gambling activity that may be carried on; and

 (d) the airport at which it may be carried on; and

 (e) any conditions that apply to the carrying on of the activity.

139F What permissions authorise

 (1) A gambling permission authorises the person to whom or which it is given to engage in a gambling activity, at the airport specified in it, according to its terms despite any law of a State or Territory.

 (2) However, the permission holder must comply with any law of a State or Territory (except a licensing law or a reporting law) that would, except for this Part, apply to the gambling activity, so far as the law is not inconsistent with the permission.

139G Review of decisions

  Application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for review of a decision of the Secretary under this Division.

Division 5 Cancellation and suspension of authorities and permissions

139H Suspension and cancellation — show cause notice

 (1) The Secretary may give the holder of a continued gambling authority or a gambling permission a show cause notice if there are reasonable grounds for believing that there are facts or circumstances that would justify the cancellation of the authority or permission under regulation 139I.

 (2) A show cause notice must:

 (a) tell the holder of the facts and circumstances that, in the Secretary’s opinion, would justify the cancellation of the authority or permission under regulation 139F; and

 (b) invite the holder to show in writing, within a reasonable period stated in the notice, why the authority or permission should not be cancelled.

 (3) A show cause notice may state that the authority or permission is suspended if the Secretary reasonably considers that the holder of the authority or permission has committed a breach of the terms of the authority or permission, or of an applicable State or Territory law, that is sufficiently serious to justify suspending the authority or permission.

 (4) If a show cause notice states that the authority or permission is suspended, the authority or permission is suspended from when the notice is given to the holder.

 (5) The Secretary may at any time revoke the suspension.

 (6) If the authority or permission is suspended and the Secretary has not dealt with it under regulation 139I within 90 days after the day it is suspended, the suspension lapses at the end of that period.

139I Cancellation of authority or permission

 (1) The Secretary may cancel a continued gambling authority or gambling permission by written notice to its holder if:

 (a) the Secretary has given the holder a show cause notice under regulation 139H in relation to it; and

 (b) the Secretary has taken into account any representations made, within the period stated in the notice, by or on behalf of the holder; and

 (c) there are reasonable grounds for believing that the holder:

 (i) has engaged in a gambling activity not authorised by the authority or permission; or

 (ii) has engaged in a gambling activity in a way not authorised by the authority or permission; or

 (iii) has otherwise breached a condition of the authority or permission; or

 (iv) has breached an applicable State or Territory law in a way that would, under that law, justify cancelling the authority or permission.

 (2) In subparagraph (1) (c) (iii):

condition of an authority includes any stipulation, of the instrument by which the authority was conferred, that relates to:

 (a) the kinds of gambling activity that the holder may carry on; or

 (b) how the holder may carry on that gambling activity; or

 (c) prizes or returns to the players; or

 (d) any other thing that the holder must do in relation to the gambling activity.

 (3) If the Secretary has given a show cause notice under regulation 139H to the holder of an authority or permission, and he or she decides not to cancel the authority or permission, he or she must:

 (a) tell the holder in writing of that decision; and

 (b) if the authority or permission is suspended under that regulation — revoke the suspension.

139J Cancellation at request of holder

 (1) Despite anything else in this Part, the Secretary must cancel a continued gambling authority or gambling permission if asked, in writing, by its holder to do so.

 (2) The cancellation takes effect when the request is given to the Secretary, or if a later day is stated in the request, on the later day.

139K Review of decisions

  Application may be made to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for review of a decision of the Secretary under this Division.


Part 6 Smoking

 

140 Definitions for Part 6

  In this Part:

regulated airport means an airport to which Part 11 of the Act applies, except Mount Isa Airport or Tennant Creek Airport.

141 Nosmoking areas

 (1) The airportoperator company for a regulated airport may decide that an area at the airport is to be a nosmoking area.

 (2) The airportoperator company must put up a prominent sign bearing the words ‘No Smoking’ in a nosmoking area.

142 Smoking prohibited

 (1) A person must not smoke in a nosmoking area if the area is an area for which there is a sign of the kind required by subregulation 141 (1).

Penalty:   5 penalty units.

 (1A) An offence against subregulation (1) is an offence of strict liability.

Note   For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code.

 (2) A contravention of subregulation (1) is an infringement notice offence.

Note   For infringement notice offences, see Part 7.

143 Authorised persons

  The Secretary may appoint as an authorised person for subregulation 142 (1):

 (a) an officer of the Department; or

 (b) a protective service officer or special protective service officer of the Australian Federal Police; or

 (c) an employee of an airport operator company, or of a contractor to an airportoperator company; or

 (d) an airport-operator company; or

 (e) a contractor to an airport-operator company; or

 (f) a subcontractor to an airport-operator company; or

 (g) an employee of a subcontractor to an airport-operator company; or

 (h) any other person that the Secretary considers to be appropriate.


Part 7 Infringement notices

 

144 Definitions for Part 7

  In this Part:

authorised person, for an infringement notice offence, means:

 (a) a person appointed by the Secretary as an authorised person for the provision of these Regulations that creates the offence; or

 (b) a person who is an authorised officer for Part 1A.

infringement notice offence means an offence that is declared to be an infringement notice offence by a provision of these Regulations.

owner, for a vehicle, means:

 (a) if the vehicle is registered under a law of a State or Territory for the registration of vehicles — the registered owner; or

 (b) for any other vehicle — the person who is legally entitled to possession of the vehicle.

145 When an infringement notice can be issued

  If an authorised person has reason to believe that a person has committed an infringement notice offence, he or she may issue an infringement notice to the person in accordance with this Part.

146 Service of infringement notices

 (1) An infringement notice must be served on the person to whom it is issued.

 (2) An infringement notice may be served on an individual:

 (a) by giving it to the individual; or

 (b) by leaving it at, or by sending it by post to, the address of the place of residence or business of the individual that is last known to the authorised person; or

 (c) by giving it, at the place of residence or business of the individual that is last known to the authorised person, to another person who is, or is reasonably believed by the authorised person to be, above the age of 16 years and apparently an occupant of, or employed at, the place.

 (3) An infringement notice may be served on a corporation:

 (a) by sending it by post to the head office, registered office, principal office or other postal address of the corporation; or

 (b) by giving it to a person who is, or is reasonably believed by the authorised person to be:

 (i) an officer of, or in the service of, the corporation; and

 (ii) above the age of 16 years;

  at the head office, registered office, principal office or other place of business of the corporation.

 (4) An infringement notice for an infringement notice offence under Division 2, 3 or 4 of Part 4 may also be served:

 (a) personally on a person who appears to be the driver of the vehicle; or

 (b) by securely placing the notice on the vehicle in a conspicuous position; or

 (c) if the airportoperator company receives a statutory declaration under paragraph 155A (2) (b) or (c), by serving the notice, in accordance with subregulation (2), on the person named in the statutory declaration as being the driver of the vehicle at the time of the alleged offence.

 (5) If an infringement notice for an infringement notice offence under Division 2, 3 or 4 of Part 4 is to be served by post on the owner of the vehicle, it may be addressed to the owner:

 (a) at the owner’s lastknown place of residence or business; or

 (b) for the owner of a vehicle registered under a law of a State or Territory, at the latest address of the owner in the record of registration of the vehicle.

 (6) If an infringement notice for an infringement notice offence under Division 2, 3 or 4 of Part 4 is to be served by post on a person named in a statutory declaration under subregulation 155A (2), it may be addressed to the person at the address given in the statutory declaration.

147 Notice penalty

  The notice penalty for an infringement notice offence is an amount equal to onefifth of the maximum penalty under these Regulations for the offence.

148 Allowed period

 (1) The allowed period for an infringement notice is:

 (a) the period that ends at the end of the 28th day after the service of the notice; or

 (b) if an authorised person or the Secretary has extended the allowed period — the allowed period as so extended.

 (2) The Secretary or an authorised person may extend the allowed period for an infringement notice.

 (3) An extension must not be for more than 28 days.

 (4) Only 1 extension may be granted for an infringement notice.

 (5) An extension may be given before or after the end of the allowed period for the notice concerned.

149 What must be included in an infringement notice

 (1) An infringement notice must:

 (b) set out the infringement notice offence that is alleged to have been committed; and

 (c) set out when and where the offence is alleged to have been committed; and

 (d) set out the notice penalty for the offence; and

 (e) tell the person to whom it is issued that, if the person does not wish the matter to be dealt with by a court, the person may pay the notice penalty within the allowed period; and

 (f) set out the allowed period; and

 (g) set out where and how the penalty may be paid.

 (2) A copy of an infringement notice that is served on the person to whom the notice is issued must show the distinguishing number allotted to, or the signature and job classification of, the authorised person who issued the notice.

 (3) Each other copy of the infringement notice must also set out the authorised person’s name.

 (4) An infringement notice may contain any other matters that the Secretary considers necessary.

 (5) Nothing in this regulation prevents different forms of infringement notice being used for different infringement notice offences.

 (6) However, an infringement notice for an infringement notice offence must be in the form approved by the Secretary for the offence.

150 Whether infringement notice can be withdrawn

 (1) The Secretary or an authorised person may withdraw an infringement notice served on a person (in this regulation called the recipient) within the allowed period for the notice.

 (2) Without limiting the grounds for withdrawing an infringement notice, the Secretary or authorised person may withdraw the infringement notice after taking into account:

 (a) whether the recipient has previously been convicted of an infringement notice offence of the same kind as the offence alleged in the notice; or

 (b) the circumstances in which the offence alleged in the notice is alleged to have been committed; or

 (c) whether an infringement notice has previously been served on the recipient for an infringement notice offence, and whether the recipient paid the notice penalty for that offence; or

 (d) any other relevant matter.

 (3) The Secretary must refund to the recipient an amount equal to the amount paid if:

 (a) the recipient pays the notice penalty within the allowed period for the notice; and

 (b) the notice is withdrawn after the recipient pays the penalty.

 (4) If an infringement notice is withdrawn, written notice of the withdrawal must be served on the person to whom the notice was issued, and may be served on the person in any way that the infringement notice could have been served on the person.

151 What happens if the notice penalty is paid

  If:

 (a) an infringement notice is issued to a person; and

 (b) the person pays the notice penalty within the allowed period for the notice; and

 (c) the notice is not withdrawn;

then:

 (d) any liability of the person in respect of the offence alleged in the notice is taken to be discharged; and

 (e) further proceedings cannot be taken against the person for the offence; and

 (f) the person is not regarded as having been convicted of the offence.

152 Evidentiary matters

 (1) At the hearing of a prosecution for an offence for which an infringement notice has been issued, a certificate signed by an authorised person that states:

 (a) that the authorised person did not allow further time under paragraph 148 (1) (b) for payment of the notice penalty; and

 (b) that the penalty has not been paid in accordance with the notice within 28 days after the date of service of the notice;

is evidence of those matters.

 (2) At the hearing of a prosecution for an offence for which an infringement notice has been issued, a certificate signed by an authorised person and stating:

 (a) that the authorised person allowed, under paragraph 148 (1) (b), the further time specified in the certificate for payment of the notice penalty; and

 (b) that the penalty has not been paid in accordance with the notice or within the further time allowed;

is evidence of those matters.

 (3) At the hearing of a prosecution for an offence for which an infringement notice has been issued, a certificate signed by an authorised person and stating that the notice was withdrawn on a day specified in the certificate is evidence of that fact.

 (4) A certificate that purports to have been signed by an authorised person is taken to have been signed by that person unless the contrary is proved.

153 Whether more than 1 infringement notice can be issued for the same offence

  This Part does not prevent the service of more than 1 infringement notice on a person for the same offence, but regulation 151 applies to the person if the person pays the notice penalty in accordance with 1 of the infringement notices.

154 What if payment is made by cheque

  If a cheque is offered as payment of all or part of the amount of a notice penalty, payment is taken not to have been made unless the cheque is honoured upon presentation.

154A Prosecution

  If an infringement notice is issued to a person for an infringement notice offence, the person may be prosecuted for the offence only if:

 (a) the infringement notice is withdrawn under these Regulations; or

 (b) the person fails to pay the notice penalty for the infringement notice offence within the allowed period for the infringement notice.

155 This Part does not prevent a matter being prosecuted in a court nor require that an infringement notice must be issued in all cases

  Nothing in this Part:

 (a) requires an infringement notice to be issued to a person for an infringement notice offence; or

 (b) affects the liability of a person to be prosecuted for an infringement notice offence if the person does not comply with an infringement notice; or

 (c) affects the liability of a person to be prosecuted for an infringement notice offence if an infringement notice is not issued to the person for the offence; or

 (d) limits the amount of the fine that may be imposed by a court on a person convicted of an infringement notice offence.

155A Liability of owner of vehicle etc for offences

 (1) The owner of a vehicle at the time when an offence relating to the vehicle under these Regulations is committed is taken to have committed the offence.

 (2) However, the owner of the vehicle is not taken to have committed the offence if:

 (a) the vehicle was, at the time of the offence, stolen or illegally taken or used; or

 (b) for an owner who is not a body corporate — within 14 days (or a longer notified period) after service of an infringement notice under the relevant provision, or within 14 days after service of a summons for the alleged offence, the owner gives to the airportoperator company for the airport where the offence is alleged to have been committed a statutory declaration made by him or her stating:

 (i) that it is made for this regulation; and

 (ii) that he or she was not the driver of the vehicle at the time of the alleged offence; and

 (iii) the name and address of the person who was the driver of the vehicle at that time; or

 (c) for an owner that is a body corporate — within 14 days (or a longer notified period) after service of an infringement notice under the relevant provision or within 14 days after service of a summons for the alleged offence, a director, manager or secretary of the body corporate gives to the airportoperator company for the airport where the offence is alleged to have been committed a statutory declaration made by him or her stating:

 (i) that it is made for this regulation; and

 (ii) that the vehicle was not being used for the body corporate at the time of the alleged offence; and

 (iii) the name and address of the person who was the driver of the vehicle at that time; or

 (d) for an owner who is not a body corporate — within 14 days (or a longer notified period) after service of an infringement notice under the relevant provision, or within 14 days after service of a summons for the alleged offence, the owner gives to the airportoperator company for the airport where the offence is alleged to have been committed a statutory declaration made by him or her stating:

 (i) that it is made for this regulation; and

 (ii) that he or she had sold or otherwise disposed of the vehicle before the time of the alleged offence; and

 (iii) the date and, if relevant, time of the sale or disposal; and

 (iv) the name and address of the person to whom the vehicle was sold or disposed of; or

 (e) for an owner that is a body corporate — within 14 days (or a longer notified period) after service of an infringement notice under the relevant provision or within 14 days after service of a summons for the alleged offence, a director, manager or secretary of the body corporate gives to the airportoperator company for the airport where the offence is alleged to have been committed a statutory declaration made by him or her stating:

 (i) that it is made for this regulation; and

 (ii) that the body corporate had sold or otherwise disposed of the vehicle before the time of the alleged offence; and

 (iii) the date and, if relevant, time of the sale or disposal; and

 (iv) the name and address of the person to whom the vehicle was sold or disposed of.

 (3) If an infringement notice has been served under regulation 146, or a summons has been served, on the owner of a vehicle for an alleged offence under these Regulations, the owner may:

 (a) for an owner who is a not a body corporate — within 14 days (or a longer notified period) after service of the infringement notice, or within 14 days after service of the summons, give to the airportoperator company for the airport where the offence is alleged to have been committed a statutory declaration made by him or her or by a person having knowledge of the facts stating:

 (i) that it is made for this regulation; and

 (ii) that the owner was not the driver of the vehicle at the time of the alleged offence; and

 (iii) that he or she has not been able to find out who was the driver of the vehicle at that time; and

 (iv) the nature of the inquiries made to find out the name and address of the person who was the driver of the vehicle at that time; or

 (b) for an owner that is a body corporate — a director, manager or secretary of the body corporate may, within 14 days (or a longer notified period) after service of the infringement notice, or within 14 days after service of the summons, give to the airportoperator company for the airport where the offence is alleged to have been committed a statutory declaration made by him or her or by a person having knowledge of the facts stating:

 (i) that it is made for this regulation; and

 (ii) that, to his or her knowledge, from the facts as set out in the declaration, the vehicle was not being used for the body corporate at the time of the alleged offence; and

 (iii) that he or she has not been able to find out who was the driver of the vehicle at that time; and

 (iv) the nature of the inquiries made to find out the name and address of the person who was the driver of the vehicle at that time.

 (4) At the hearing of a prosecution for an infringement notice offence under Division 2, 3 or 4 of Part 4 against the owner of a vehicle:

 (a) if the owner has given a statutory declaration under paragraph (3) (a) — the court must dismiss the charge if it is satisfied (whether on the statements contained in the statutory declaration or otherwise) that:

 (i) the owner was not the driver of the vehicle at the time of the alleged offence; and

 (ii) the inquiries made to find out the name and address of the person who was the driver of the vehicle at that time were reasonable in the circumstances of the case and were carried out with due diligence; or

 (b) if a director, manager or secretary of the owner has given a statutory declaration under paragraph (3) (b) — the court must dismiss the charge if it is satisfied (whether on the statements contained in the statutory declaration or otherwise) that:

 (i) the vehicle was not being used for the body corporate at the time of the alleged offence; and

 (ii) the inquiries made to find out the name and address of the person who was the driver of the vehicle at that time were reasonable in the circumstances of the case and were carried out with due diligence.

 (5) This regulation and regulations 146 and 155B apply as if a person named in a statutory declaration given under paragraph (2) (d) or (e) as the person to whom a vehicle was sold or otherwise disposed of were the owner of the vehicle from the time of the sale or disposal.

 (6) At the hearing of a prosecution for an infringement notice offence under Division 2, 3 or 4 of Part 4, a certificate issued by the airportoperator company for the airport where the offence is alleged to have been committed stating that a person named in the certificate has not, in relation to that offence, given the airportoperator company a statutory declaration for a provision of this regulation is evidence of the matter so stated.

 (7) For subregulation (6), a document that purports to have been issued by the airportoperator company is to be taken to have been so issued unless the contrary is proved.

 (8) This regulation does not affect the liability of an actual offender other than the owner of the vehicle, but:

 (a) the owner and the actual offender must not both be liable for the same offence; and

 (b) if a penalty has been imposed on a person for an infringement notice offence under Division 2, 3 or 4 of Part 4, a further penalty must not be imposed on or recovered from another person for the same offence.

 (9) In this regulation:

driver has the same meaning as in regulation 106.

longer notified period, in relation to an original period of 14 days after the date of an infringement notice served on an owner of a vehicle for an alleged offence at an airport, means a period longer than 14 days, notice of which is given, in writing:

 (a) to the owner by the airportoperator company for the airport; and

 (b) before the end of the original period.

155B Copy of statutory declaration to be served with summons

 (1) If a person is named in a statutory declaration given under paragraph 155A (2) (b) or (c) as being the person who was the driver of the vehicle at the time of an alleged infringement notice offence under Division 2, 3 or 4 of Part 4:

 (a) the person may be found guilty of the offence only if a copy of the statutory declaration was attached to the summons for the offence when it was served on him or her; and

 (b) the statutory declaration is admissible in evidence in a prosecution for the offence against the person and is evidence that the person was in charge of the vehicle at that time.

 (2) If a person is named in a statutory declaration given under paragraph 155A (2) (d) or (e) as being the person to whom the vehicle was sold or otherwise disposed of before the time of an alleged infringement notice offence under Division 2, 3 or 4 of Part 4:

 (a) the person may be found guilty of the offence only if a copy of the statutory declaration was attached to the summons for the offence when it was served on him or her; and

 (b) the statutory declaration is admissible in evidence in a prosecution for the offence against the person and is evidence that the person was the owner of the vehicle at that time.

 

Part 8 Miscellaneous

 

156 Delegation by Secretary

  The Secretary may, by instrument, delegate to an SES employee, or acting SES employee, performing duties in the Department any of the Secretary’s powers under these Regulations, other than this power of delegation.

Schedule 1 Modifications of State and Territory liquor legislation

(regulations 23, 40, 57, 64, 77, 84 and 91)

Part 1 Modifications of Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 of Victoria that apply at all Part 11 airports in Victoria

1.1 Subsection 16 (1)

omit

Planning and Environment Act 1987

insert

Airports Act 1996 of the Commonwealth

1.2 Paragraph 28 (1) (c)

substitute

 (c) be accompanied by the prescribed fee.

1.3 Subsection 28 (3)

omit

other

1.4 Paragraph 29 (3) (c)

substitute

 (c) be accompanied by the prescribed variation fee (except in the case of an application by the Chief Commissioner or a licensing inspector, or an application for a prescribed variation of a licence or BYO permit referred to in section 33, 34 or 35).

1.5 Subsection 29 (4)

omit

other

1.6 Paragraph 31 (2) (c)

substitute

 (c) be accompanied by the prescribed relocation fee.

1.7 After subsection 31 (2)

insert

 (3) If the Director requests that an applicant for a relocation give information, the applicant must comply with the request.

1.8 Paragraph 32 (2) (c)

substitute

 (c) be accompanied by the prescribed transfer fee.

1.9 Subsection 32 (3)

omit

other

Part 2 Modifications of Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 of Victoria that apply only at Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport

2.1 Paragraph 18 (2) (b)

substitute

 (b) a club licence; or

 (c) a licence or permit held by a body corporate that operates licensed premises, or premises taken to be licensed, at Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport, and:

 (i) is an airline; or

 (ii) is incorporated outside Australia.

2.2 Section 33, heading

substitute

33 Copy of application to be given to police and airport-lessee company

2.3 Subsection 33 (2)

omit

the Council of the municipal district in which the premises or licensed premises to which the application relates are situated.

insert

the airport-lessee company (within the meaning given by subsection 5 (1) of the Airports Act 1996 of the Commonwealth) for Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport.

2.4 Subsection 33 (3)

omit

the relevant Council

insert

the airport-lessee company

2.5 Sections 34 and 35

omit

2.6 Section 37

omit

display, advertisement and

2.7 Section 38

omit

2.8 Section 40, heading

substitute

40 Objection by airportlessee company

2.9 Subsections 40 (1) and (1A)

substitute

 (1) The airport-lessee company (within the meaning given by subsection 5 (1) of the Airports Act 1996 of the Commonwealth) for Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport may:

 (a) object to:

 (i) the grant or variation of a licence in respect of premises on that airport; or

 (ii) the relocation of a licence to those premises;

  on the ground that the grant, variation or relocation would detract from, or be detrimental to, the amenity of the area in which the premises are situation; and

 (b) object to:

 (i) the grant or variation of a packaged liquor licence or late night (packaged liquor) licence in respect of those premises; or

 (ii) the relocation of a packaged liquor licence or late night (packaged liquor) licence to those premises;

  on the ground that the grant, variation or relocation would be conducive to or encourage the misuse or abuse of alcohol.

2.10 Paragraph 40 (2) (a)

substitute

 (a) be made to the Director in writing within 21 days after the day on which a copy of the application for the grant, variation, transfer or relocation was given to the Chief Commissioner under section 33; and

2.11 Section 41

omit

2.12 Paragraph 42 (a)

omit

2.13 After section 54

insert

54A Nominee of licensee or permittee that is a corporation incorporated outside Australia

 (1) In the case of an airline, or corporation incorporated outside Australia, that is:

 (a) a licensee or permittee of premises at Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport; or

 (b) the holder of an existing authorisation that is taken, under regulation 25 of the Airports (Control of OnAirport Activities) Regulations 1997 of the Commonwealth, to have effect as a licence;

a person who from time to time manages or controls a licensed premises, or the premises taken to be licensed for the corporation, is taken to have been nominated by the corporation and approved by the Director, under section 54.

2.14 Subsection 68 (2)

substitute

 (2) A licensing inspector may object to an application under section 67 on any of the following grounds:

 (a) in the case of a grant or transfer — that the licensee or proposed licensee is not a suitable person to hold the licence;

 (b) in the case of a grant, variation or relocation:

 (i) that the grant, variation or relocation would detract from or be detrimental to the amenity of the area in which the licensed premises or proposed licensed premises are situated; or

 (ii) that the grant, variation or relocation would be conducive to or encourage the misuse or abuse of alcohol;

 (c) in the case of an application in relation to a club licence—any ground referred to in paragraph 44 (2) (c).

2.15 Subparagraphs 91 (1) (b) (ii) and (iii)

substitute

 (ii) a licensing inspector.

2.16 Subparagraphs 94 (2) (b) (ii) and (iii)

substitute

 (ii) a licensing inspector.

2.17 Subparagraphs 97A (2) (a) (ii) and (iii)

substitute

 (ii) a licensing inspector.

2.18 Section 98

omit

2.19 Paragraph 103 (3) (b)

substitute

 (b) a licensee under a club licence; or

 (c) a licence or permit held by a body corporate that operates licensed premises, or premises taken to be licensed, at Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport, and:

 (i) is an airline; or

 (ii) is incorporated outside Australia.

2.20 After subsection 104 (5)

insert

 (6) This section does not apply to a corporation that operates licensed premises, or premises taken to be licensed, at Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport, and:

 (a) is an airline; or

 (b) is incorporated outside Australia.

2.21 Subsection 141 (1)

omit

in subsection (2),

insert

in subsection (2) or (3),

2.22 Subsection 141 (1AA)

omit

subsection (2)

insert

subsection (2) or (3)

2.23 Paragraph 141 (2) (d)

omit

2.24 After subsection 141 (2)

insert

 (3) An infringement notice may be served in respect of an offence against section 103 (failure to notify change of director or obtain approval of new director) unless the alleged offender:

 (a) is an airline; or

 (b) is incorporated outside Australia.

Part 3 Modifications of Liquor Act 1992 of Queensland that apply only in terminal areas of Gold Coast and Townsville Airports

3.1 Section 4

insert

airportoperator company, in relation to an airport, has the same meaning as subsection 5 (1) of the Airports Act 1996 of the Commonwealth.

3.2 After paragraph 105 (1) (c)

insert

 (ca) be accompanied by evidence that the airportoperator company for the airport on which the proposed licensed premises are located consents to the application; and

3.3 Paragraph 110 (4) (a)

substitute

 (a) any matter raised by the airportoperator company for the airport on which the licensed premises are located; and

3.4 Paragraph 117 (1) (a)

substitute

 (a) the airportoperator company for the airport on which the licensed premises are located;

3.5 Subsection 117 (2)

omit

local government

insert

airportoperator company

3.6 Section 118

omit

3.7 After subsection 119 (5)

insert

 (6) However, in this section, member of the public does not include a local government.

3.8 Paragraph 121 (1) (c)

substitute

 (c) comments from the airportoperator company for the airport on which the licensed premises are located; and

Part 4 Modifications of Liquor Licensing Act 1997 of South Australia that apply only in terminal areas of Adelaide and Parafield Airports

4.1 Subsection 44 (4)

omit

4.2 Subparagraph 52 (2) (a) (i)

substitute

 (i) the airportoperator company (within the meaning given by subsection 5 (1) of the Airports Act 1996 of the Commonwealth) for the airport on which the licensed premises are, or are to be, located; and

4.3 Paragraph 52 (2) (b)

omit

4.4 Part 4, Divisions 7 to 9

omit

4.5 Subsection 76 (2)

omit

A council in whose area

insert

The airportoperator company (within the meaning given by subsection 5 (1) of the Airports Act 1996 of the Commonwealth) for the airport on which

4.6 Section 77

omit

Part 5 modifications of Liquor Control Act 1988 of Western Australia that apply at Perth Airport generally

5.1 Section 67

omit

5.2 Subsection 69 (4)

substitute

 (4) The Director may refer any relevant particulars in relation to the applicant or the application to the Commissioner of Police unless:

 (a) the applicant:

 (i) made an application that relates to land or premises that are the subject of a licence held by the applicant; and

 (ii) is to surrender the license if the application is granted; or

 (b) the Director determines that it is not appropriate in the circumstances to refer any of the relevant particulars to the Commissioner of Police.

5.3 Subsections 69 (7) and (8)

omit

5.4 Subsection 69 (12)

omit

5.5 Subsection 72 (2)

omit

5.6 Sections 97 to 98H

substitute

97 Permitted hours of trading

  Subject to any condition imposed by the licensing authority, a licensee is authorised to sell liquor at any time during the day or night, and on any day in the year.

Part 6 Modifications of Liquor Licensing Act 1990 of Tasmania that apply only in terminal areas of Hobart International and Launceston Airports

6.1 Subsection 23 (2)

substitute

 (2) The Commissioner may require an applicant for a liquor licence to give the Commissioner a plan of the proposed licensed premises that sufficiently identifies the premises.

6.2 Subsections 23 (3) and (4)

omit

6.3 Section 39

omit

6.4 Section 47

omit

Part 7 Modifications of Liquor Act 2010 of the Australian Capital Territory that apply at Canberra Airport generally

7.1 Paragraph 39 (2) (b)

substitute

 (b) include:

 (i) the proposed final floor plans and specifications for the final premises; and

 (ii) evidence that the airport-operator company (within the meaning given by subsection 5 (1) of the Airports Act 1996 of the Commonwealth) for the airport on which the premises are located has consented to the change.

Part 8 Modifications of Liquor Act 2010 of the Australian Capital Territory that apply only in the terminal area of Canberra Airport

8.1 Section 176

substitute

176 Who may complain?

 (1) A police officer, or the airport-operator company for an airport on which licensed premises are located, may complain to the commissioner if the police officer or company believes on reasonable grounds that a ground for occupational discipline exists in relation to a licensee or commercial permit-holder.

 (2) In this section:

airport-operator company has the same meaning as in the Airports Act 1996 of the Commonwealth.

Note   Ground for occupational discipline, for a licensee—see s 183.

Ground for occupational discipline, for a commercial permitholder—see s 184.

Part 9 Modifications of Liquor Regulation 2010 of the Australian Capital Territory that apply at Canberra Airport generally

9.1 Paragraph 16 (1) (i)

omit

9.2 Sections 21 and 29

omit

9.3 Schedule 1, section 1.1, definition of toilet cubicle

omit

9.4 Schedule 1, section 1.1, definition of toilet facility

omit

9.5 Schedule 1, section 1.1, definition of toilet room

omit

 

9.6 Schedule 1, sections 1.2 to 1.7, 1.9, 1.10 and 1.12 to 1.16

omit

Part 10 Modifications of Liquor Act of the Northern Territory that apply at Darwin International and Alice Springs Airports generally

10.1 Subsection 4 (1)

insert

airport-operator company has the same meaning as in the Airports Act 1996 of the Commonwealth.

10.2 Subsection 119 (1)

omit

the Commission’s approval.

insert

the approval of the Commission and the airport-operator company for the airport on which the premises are located.

10.3 Paragraph 119 (2) (c)

substitute

 (c) accompanied by evidence that the airport-operator company for the airport on which the premises are located consents to the proposed alteration.

10.4 Section 120

omit

Part 11 Modifications of Liquor Act of the Northern Territory that apply only in the terminal area of Darwin International and Alice Springs Airports

11.1 Paragraph 31 (2) (c)

omit

11.2 Subsection 47F (1)

omit

Subject to this section, a person, organisation or group

insert

An inspector, a police officer or the airport-operator company for the airport on which the premises are located

11.3 Subsection 47F (3)

omit

11.4 Section 47H

omit

A person, organisation or group

insert

An inspector, a police officer or the airport-operator company for the airport on which the premises are located

11.5 Section 47H

omit

person’s, organisation’s or group’s

insert

inspector’s, police officer’s or company’s

11.6 Sections 47I and 47J

omit each mention of

person, organisation or group

insert

inspector, police officer or airport-operator company for the airport on which the premises are located

11.7` Parts VIII, VIIIAA and VIIIA

omit

Schedule 2 Penalties for contravention of applied Australian Road Rules

(regulation 107)

1 Penalties for contravention of applied Australian Road Rules

  In the following table:

 (a) columns 2 and 3 of an item specify the rule or subrule of the Australian Road Rules that have been applied by regulation 106E and a description of the rule or subrule; and

 (b) columns 4 to 11 of an item specify the penalty unit or penalty units that apply:

 (i) for a contravention of that rule or subrule under subregulation 107 (2); and

 (ii) for the airport at which the offence occurs.

Item

Rule or subrule

Description of rule

Sydney (Kingsford-Smith) Airport

Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport

Brisbane Airport

Perth Airport

Hobart International Airport

Gold Coast Airport

Townsville Airport

Launceston Airport

1

167

No stopping signs

6

5

3

5

4

3

2

4

2

168 (1)

No parking signs

3

3

3

3

2

3

1

2

3

169

No stopping on a road with a yellow edge line

6

5

3

5

4

3

2

4

4

170 (1)

Stopping in or near an intersection

3

5

2.5

5

4

3

2

4

5

170 (2)

Stopping in or near an intersection

3

5

2.5

5

4

3

2

4

6

170 (3)

Stopping in or near an intersection

3

5

2.5

5

4

3

2

4

7

172 (1)

Stopping on or near a pedestrian crossing (except at an intersection)

9

5

5.5

5

4

5

2

4

8

176 (1)

Stopping on a clearway

9

5

5.5

5

4

3

2

4

9

178

Stopping in an emergency stopping lane

6

5

5.5

5

4

3

2

4

10

179 (1)

Stopping in a loading zone

3

3

3

3

2

3

2

2

11

179 (2)

Stopping in a loading zone

3

3

3

3

2

3

2

2

12

180 (1)

Stopping in a truck zone

3

3

3

3

2

3

2

2

13

181 (1)

Stopping in a works zone

3

3

3

3

2

2

2

2

14

182 (1)

Stopping in a taxi zone

3

3

3

3

2

3

2

2

15

183 (1)

Stopping in a bus zone

3

3

5.5

5

2

3

2

2

16

184 (1)

Stopping in a minibus zone

3

3

3

5

2

3

2

2

17

185 (1)

Stopping in a permit zone

3

3

3

5

2

3

2

2

18

186 (1)

Stopping in a mail zone

3

3

3

5

2

3

2

2

19

189 (1)

Double parking

3

3

2.5

3

4

3

2

4

20

197 (1)

Stopping on a path, dividing strip or nature strip

3

5

2.5

5

2

2

1

2

21

198 (1)

Obstructing access to and from a footpath, driveway etc

3

3

2.5

3

2

2

2

2

22

198 (2)

Obstructing access to and from a footpath, driveway etc

3

3

2.5

3

2

2

2

2

23

202

Stopping on a road with motor bike parking sign

3

3

3

5

2

3

2

2

24

203 (1)

Stopping in a parking area for people with disabilities

9

5

5.5

3

4

5

2

4

24A

203A

Stopping in a slip lane

3

5

2.5

5

4

3

2

4

25

205

Parking for longer than indicated

3

3

2.5

3

2

3

1

2

26

207 (2)

Parking where fees are payable

3

3

2.5

3

2

3

2

2

27

208 (1)

Parallel parking on a road (except in a median strip parking area)

3

3

2.5

3

2

2

1

2

27A

208A

Parallel parking in a road-related area (except in a median strip parking area)

3

3

2.5

3

2

2

1

2

28

209 (2)

Parallel parking in a median strip parking area

3

3

2.5

3

2

2

1

2

29

210 (1)

Angle parking

3

3

2.5

3

2

2

1

2

30

211 (1)

Parking in parking bays

3

3

2.5

5

2

2

1

2

31

211 (2)

Parking in parking bays

3

3

2.5

5

2

2

1

2

32

211 (3)

Parking in parking bays

3

3

2.5

5

2

2

1

2

33

212 (1)

Entering and leaving a median strip parking area

3

3

3

3

2

2

1

2

34

212 (2)

Entering and leaving a median strip parking area

3

3

3

3

2

2

1

2

Notes to the Airports (Control of OnAirport Activities) Regulations 1997

Note 1

The Airports (Control of OnAirport Activities) Regulations 1997 (in force under the Airports Act 1996) as shown in this compilation comprise Statutory Rules 1997 No. 57 amended as indicated in the Tables below.

For all relevant information pertaining to application, saving or transitional provisions see Table A.

Table of Instruments

Year and
number

Date of
notification in
Gazette or FRLI registration

Date of
commencement

Application, saving or
transitional provisions

1997 No. 57

20 Mar 1997

15 May 1997

 

1997 No. 105

15 May 1997

15 May 1997

1997 No. 178

30 June 1997

1 July 1997

1998 No. 98

21 May 1998

21 May 1998

1998 No. 118

3 June 1998

3 June 1998

1998 No. 207

1 July 1998

1 July 1998

1999 No. 77

19 May 1999

19 May 1999

1999 No. 290

2 Dec 1999

2 Dec 1999

1999 No. 291

2 Dec 1999

2 Dec 1999

2000 No. 24

15 Mar 2000

15 Mar 2000

2000 No. 195

25 July 2000

25 July 2000

2000 No. 250

1 Sept 2000

1 Sept 2000

2000 No. 340

15 Dec 2000

15 Dec 2000

2001 No. 146

20 June 2001

20 June 2001

2001 No. 170

2 July 2001

2 July 2001

2001 No. 287

5 Oct 2001

5 Oct 2001

2002 No. 13

21 Feb 2002

21 Feb 2002

2002 No. 49

15 Mar 2002

15 Mar 2002

2004 No. 222

22 July 2004

1 July 2004

2005 No. 101

30 May 2005 (see F2005L01220)

31 May 2005

2009 No. 43

17 Mar 2009 (see F2009L01022)

18 Mar 2009

R. 7

2009 No. 290

2 Nov 2009 (see F2009L04010)

3 Nov 2009

2010 No. 119

8 June 2010 (see F2010L01541)

9 June 2010

2012 No. 186

8 Aug 2012 (see F2012L01665)

9 Aug 2012

Table of Amendments

The amendment history of the Airports (Control of OnAirport Activities) Regulations 1997 after renumbering by the Airports (Control of OnAirport Activities) Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 1) (1999 No. 77) appears in the Table below. 

For repealed provisions up to and including Statutory Rules 1999 No. 77 see the Repeal Table.

Table of Amendments

ad. = added or inserted      am. = amended      rep. = repealed      rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

Part 1

 

R. 1.................

rs. 1999 No. 77

R. 3.................

am. 1997 No. 178; 1998 Nos. 98 and 207; 2009 No. 43; 2012 No. 186

Note 1 to r. 3...........

ad. 1997 No. 178

Note to r. 3
Renumbered Note 2....


1997 No. 178

R. 4.................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 1998 No. 207; 2009 No. 43; 2012 No. 186

Part 1A

 

Part 1A...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

Division 1A.1

 

R. 4AA...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

 

am. 2009 No. 43

R. 4AB...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AC...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

Division 1A.2

 

Subdivision 1A.2.1

 

R. 4AD...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AE...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AF...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AG...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

Subdivision 1A.2.2

 

R. 4AH...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AI................

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AJ...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AK...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AL...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AM...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AN...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AO...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AP...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AQ...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AR...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AS...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AT...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AU...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AV...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AW...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AX...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AY...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4AZ...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

Subdivision 1A.2.3

 

R. 4BA...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BB...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BC...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BD...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BE...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BF...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BG...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BH...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BI................

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BJ...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BK...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

Subdivision 1A.2.4

 

R. 4BL...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

Division 1A.3

 

R. 4BM...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BN...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BO...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BP...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BQ...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BR...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BS...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

Division 1A.4

 

Subdivision 1A.4.1

 

R. 4BT...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BU...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BV...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BW...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BX...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BY...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4BZ...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CA...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CB...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

Subdivision 1A.4.2

 

R. 4CC...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CD...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CE...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CF...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CG...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CH...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CI................

ad. 2001 No. 287

Subdivision 1A.4.3

 

R. 4CJ...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CK...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CL...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

Division 1A.5

 

Subdivision 1A.5.1

 

R. 4CM...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CN...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

Subdivision 1A.5.2

 

R. 4CO...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CP...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CQ...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

Subdivision 1A.5.3

 

R. 4CR...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CS...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CT...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CU...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

R. 4CV...............

ad. 2001 No. 287

Part 2

 

Heading to Part 2.......

rs. 2001 No. 287

Division 1

 

R. 5.................

rs. 1998 No. 98

Div. 2 of Part 2.........

ad. 1998 No. 207
rep. 2001 No. 287

R. 6.................

ad. 1998 No. 207

 

rep. 2001 No. 287

R. 7.................

ad. 1998 No. 207

 

am. 1999 No. 77

 

rep. 2001 No. 287

R. 8.................

ad. 1998 No. 207

 

am. 1999 No. 77; 2000 No. 24

 

rep. 2001 No. 287

R. 9.................

ad. 1998 No. 207

 

am. 1998 No. 77

 

rep. 2001 No. 287

Rr. 10–13.............

ad. 1998 No. 207

 

rep. 2001 No. 287

R. 13A...............

ad. 2000 No. 24

 

am. 2000 Nos. 250 and 340

 

rep. 2001 No. 287

R. 13B...............

ad. 2001 No. 146

 

rep. 2001 No. 287

R. 14................

ad. 1998 No. 207

 

rep. 2001 No. 287

Rr. 15, 16.............

ad. 1998 No. 207

 

am. 2000 No. 24

 

rs. 2000 No. 195

 

rep. 2001 No. 287

Rr. 17–19.............

ad. 1998 No. 207

 

rep. 2001 No. 287

R. 20................

ad. 1998 No. 207

 

am. 1999 No. 77; 2000 No. 24

 

rep. 2001 No. 287

R. 21................

ad. 1998 No. 207

 

rep. 2001 No. 287

Division 3

 

Subdivision 1

 

Heading to Subdiv. 1
of Div. 3 of Part 2

ad. 1998 No. 98
rs. 1999 No. 77

Subdiv. 1 of Div. 3
of Part 2

rs. 1999 No. 77

R. 22................

am. 1997 No. 178; 1998 No. 98

 

rs. 1999 No. 77

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 23................

rs. 1998 No. 98; 1999 No. 77

 

am. 2012 No. 186

Subdivision 2

 

Heading to Subdiv. 2 of
Div. 3 of Part 2

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 24................

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 25................

am. 1997 No. 105; 1998 No. 98; 1999 No. 77

R. 26................

ad. 1999 No. 77

 

rs. 2012 No. 186

R. 27................

ad. 1999 No. 77

R. 28................

ad. 1999 No. 77

R. 29................

am. 1999 No. 77

R. 30................

am. 1999 No. 77

R. 31................

rs. 1999 No. 77

Subdivision 3

 

Subdiv. 3 of Div. 3
of Part 2

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 32................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2005 No. 101

R. 33................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 1999 No. 77; 2005 No. 101

R. 34................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

rs. 1999 No. 77

R. 35................

ad. 1999 No. 77

R. 36................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 1999 No. 77; 2005 No. 101

 

rs. 2012 No. 186

R. 37................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 1999 No. 77; 2012 No. 186

R. 38................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 1999 No. 77

Division 4

 

Heading to Div. 4 of Part 2.

rs. 2000 No. 24

Subdivision 1

 

Heading to Subdiv. 1 of
Div. 4 of Part 2

ad. 2000 No. 24

R. 39................

am. 1997 No. 178; 1998 No. 98

R. 40................

rs. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 1999 Nos. 77 and 290; 2009 No. 43

 

rs. 2012 No. 186

Subdiv. 1 of Div. 4 of
Part 2

ad. 1998 No. 98
rep. 1999 No. 290

R. 41................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

rep. 1999 No. 290

Rr. 42–45.............

rep. 1999 No. 290

Subdivision 2

 

Heading to Subdiv. 2 of
Div. 4

rs. 2009 No. 43

Subdiv. 2 of Div. 4
of Part 2

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 46................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2009 No. 43

R. 47................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

Heading to r. 48.........

rs. 2009 No. 43

R. 48................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2009 No. 43; 2012 No. 186

Note to r. 48 (1).........

ad. 2009 No. 43

Heading to r. 49.........

rs. 2009 No. 43

R. 49................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2009 No. 43; 2102 No. 186

Note to r. 49 (1).........

ad. 2009 No. 43

R. 50................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 51................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 52................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2005 No. 101; 2012 No. 186

R. 53................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 54................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 55................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2009 No. 43

Note to r. 55 (1).........

ad. 2009 No. 43

Division 5

 

Div. 5 of Part 2.........

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 56................

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 57................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

rs. 1999 No. 77

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 58................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 59................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 1998 No. 207

R. 60................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 61................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 62................

ad. 1998 No. 98

Division 6

 

Subdivision 1

 

Heading to Subdiv. 1
of Div. 6 of Part 2

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 63................

am. 1997 No. 178; 1998 No. 98; 2012 No. 186

Heading to r. 64.........

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 64................

rs. 1998 No. 98; 1999 No. 77

 

am. 2012 No. 186

Subdivision 2

 

Subdiv. 2 of Div. 6 of
Part 2

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 65................

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 66................

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 67................

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 68................

am. 2012 No. 186

Subdivision 3

 

Subdiv. 3 of Div. 6
of Part 2

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 70................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 71................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 72................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 73................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 74................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 75................

ad. 1998 No. 98

Division 7

 

Heading to Div. 7 of Part 2.

am. 2012 No. 186

Div. 7 of Part 2.........

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 76................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 77................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 78................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 79................

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 80................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 81................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 82................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

Division 8

 

Div. 8 of Part 2.........

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 83................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

Heading to r. 84.........

rs. 2012 No. 186

R. 84................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 1999 No. 77; 2012 No. 186

R. 85................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 86................

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 87................ 

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 88................

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 89................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

Division 9

 

Heading to Div. 9 of Part 2.

am. 2012 No. 186

Div. 9 of Part 2.........

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 90................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 1999 No. 77; 2012 No. 186

R. 91................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 1999 No. 77; 2012 No. 186

R. 92................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 93................

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 94................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 95................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 96................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

Part 3

 

Heading to r. 97.........

rs. 1999 No. 290

R. 97................

am. 1998 No. 98; 2012 No. 186

R. 98................

rs. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 99................

ad. 1998 No. 207

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 100................

ad. 1998 No. 207

 

am. 2012 No. 186

R. 101................

am. 1998 No. 98

 

rs. 2012 No. 186

R. 102................

am. 1998 No. 98; 2009 No. 43

R. 103................

ad. 1998 No. 98

R. 104................

am. 1998 No. 98

Part 4

 

Division 1

 

R. 105................

am. 1998 Nos. 98 and 207; 2004 No. 222; 2009 No. 43

Division 2

 

Heading to Div. 2
of Part 4

rs. 1998 No. 118; 2002 No. 49

Div. 2 of Part 4.........

ad. 1998 No. 98
rs. 2002 No. 49

R. 106................

rs. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 1998 Nos. 118 and 207

 

rs. 2002 No. 49

 

am. 2005 No. 101; 2012 No. 186

R. 106A..............

ad. 2002 No. 49

 

am. 2005 No. 101; 2009 No. 43; 2012 No. 186

R. 106B..............

ad. 2002 No. 49

R. 106BA.............

ad. 2002 No. 49

 

am. 2009 No. 290

R. 106BB.............

ad. 2009 No. 290

R. 106C..............

ad. 2002 No. 49

R. 106D..............

ad. 2002 No. 49

R. 106E..............

ad. 2002 No. 49

 

am. 2012 No. 186

Note to r. 106E (1).......

rs. 2012 No. 186

R. 107................

rs. 1998 Nos. 98 and 118; 2002 No. 49

 

am. 2009 No. 290

R. 108................

rs. 1998 Nos. 98 and 118; 2002 No. 49

 

am. 2009 No. 43

R. 109................

rs. 1998 No. 98; 2002 No. 49

R. 110................

rs. 1998 No. 98; 2002 No. 49

 

am. 2009 No. 290

R. 111................

rs. 1998 No. 98; 2002 No. 49

R. 112................

rs. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 1998 No. 118

 

rs. 2002 No. 49

R. 113................

rs. 1998 No. 98; 2002 No. 49

R. 114................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

rs. 2002 No. 49

 

am. 2004 No. 222; 2009 No. 290; 2010 No. 119

Division 3

 

Div. 3 of Part 4.........

ad. 1998 No. 118

R. 115................

ad. 1998 No. 118

 

am. 1998 No. 207

R. 116................

ad. 1998 No. 118

R. 117................

ad. 1998 No. 118

R. 117................

ad. 1998 No. 118

R. 118................

ad. 1998 No. 118

 

am. 2002 No. 13

R. 119................

ad. 1998 No. 118

 

am. 2002 No. 13

R. 120................

ad. 1998 No. 118

 

am. 2002 No. 13

R. 121................

ad. 1998 No. 118

 

am. 2004 No. 222; 2009 No. 290; 2010 No. 119

Division 4

 

R. 122................

am. 1997 No. 105; 1998 Nos. 98 and 207; 1999 No. 77

R. 123................

rs. 1997 No. 105

 

am. 2002 No. 13; 2009 No. 43

R. 124................

ad. 1997 No. 105

 

am. 2009 No. 43

R. 125................

am. 1997 No. 105; 2009 No. 43

R. 126................

ad. 1998 No. 207

R. 127................

am. 1997 No. 105; 2009 No. 43

R. 128................

ad. 1998 No. 207

R. 129................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2002 No. 13

R. 130................

ad. 1998 No. 98

 

am. 2002 No. 13

R. 131................

am. 2002 No. 13

R. 132................

am. 1998 No. 207; 2004 No. 222; 2009 No. 290; 2010
No. 119

R. 133................

am. 2009 No. 43

R. 134................

am. 2009 No. 43

R. 135................

am. 2000 No. 24

Part 5

 

Part 5................

rs. 1999 No. 291

Division 1

 

R. 136................

am. 1998 Nos. 98 and 207; 1999 No. 77

 

rs. 1999 No. 291

 

am. 2009 No. 43

Division 2