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Compliance with the law   

Registered clubs are required by law to meet accountability and governance requirements as per the Registers Clubs Act 1976 and the supporting regulations.

Reviewing compliance

Review the Registed clubs statutory licence conditions and requirements (PDF, 324KB)

Based on the Liquor Act 2007 and Liquor Regulation 2008 these conditions include:

  • 6-hour closure period
  • Free drinking water
  • Keeping Register of RSA certificates
  • Codes of practice

Compliance checklist

Use the registered club licence checklist (PDF, 193KB) to assess

  • Licence conditions
  • Common club problems
  • Compliance to liquor and gaming laws

Legislation resources

The legislation that governs clubs is listed below: