Liquor Licensing Amendment Bill 1997

Bill No.95

The purpose of this Bill is to introduce changes to the regulation of the sale, supply and consumption of liquor in Western Australia. A primary objective of the Bill is ‘harm minimisation’ caused by the use of liquor. The Bill requires any person selling or supplying liquor in Western Australia to hold a liquor licence. The Bill also addresses problems associated with excessive consumption of liquor. Amendments to the Act provide for an increase in general penalties prescribed by the Liquor Licensing Act 1988. The Bill also provides for minor amendments to trading hours.

StatusAssented to 05/12/1998
Royal Assent given 12 May 1998 as Act No. 12 of 1998. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 10/22/1997  
First Reading 10/22/1997  
Second Reading 10/23/1997 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 04/07/1998  
Consideration in Detail 04/07/1998  
Amendments adopted 04/07/1998  
Third Reading 04/08/1998  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 04/09/1998  
Second Reading 04/09/1998 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 04/28/1998  
Committee of the whole 04/29/1998  
Amendments adopted 04/29/1998  
Third Reading 04/29/1998  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  04/30/1998  

1.Bill accompanied by explanatory notes.