Death of a liquor licensee

If a liquor licensee dies, the licence continues in force until the date it:

  • expires or
  • is cancelled under section 80 of the Liquor Act 2019 – whichever happens first.

Conduct of business after death

You can apply to conduct the business of a deceased licensee if you are:

  • the legal representative of the deceased licensee
  • a member of the deceased licensee’s family who is 18 years or older or
  • the representative of a person or class of people claiming an entitlement in the estate of a deceased licensee.

How to apply

To apply, follow these steps:

Step 1. Fill in an application for approval to conduct the business of a deceased licensee.

Application for approval to conduct the business of a deceased licensee PDF (161.9 KB)
Application for approval to conduct the business of a deceased licensee DOCX (61.2 KB)

Step 2. Submit your application with a copy of your identification to agd.lrascompliancedwn@nt.gov.au.

Contact

For more information, contact Licensing NT.

Last updated: 18 February 2020

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