Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

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197 Licensing inspectors


For the purposes of this Act, the chief executive of each territorial authority must appoint 1 or more licensing inspectors for its district.


Inspectors must monitor licensees’ compliance with this Act.


Inspectors have all the other functions, powers, and duties conferred on them by or under this Act.


Inspectors must act independently when exercising and performing their functions, duties, and powers and each territorial authority must take steps to ensure that its inspector or inspectors are able to act independently.


If more than 1 inspector is appointed by a territorial authority then the territorial authority must appoint one of the inspectors to be its chief licensing inspector.


The function of a chief licensing inspector is to foster consistency in enforcement of this Act.