Appoint an acting liquor licensee

If your circumstances change and prevent you from running your business properly for more than seven consecutive days, you must:

  • appoint a person to act on your behalf
  • notify the Director of Liquor Licensing in writing within three days of the appointment.

How long you can appoint an acting licensee

You can appoint an acting licensee for up to 42 days during any 12 month period.

If you want to appoint an acting licensee for more than 42 days, you must provide reasons.

The appointment will be considered once the application has been reviewed.

How to apply

To apply, follow these steps:

Step 1. Fill in an application to appoint an acting liquor licensee.

Application to appoint an acting liquor licensee PDF (165.0 KB)
Application to appoint an acting liquor licensee DOCX (62.6 KB)

Step 2. Submit the application and a copy of the manager's responsible service of alcohol (RSA) certificate by email or in person.

By email

Email the documents to territorybusinesscentre@nt.gov.au or agd.lrascompliancedwn@nt.gov.au.

In person

Submit the documents in person at your nearest Territory Business Centre.

Contact

For more information or help, contact Licensing NT by calling 08 8999 1800.

Last updated: 18 February 2020

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