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Requirements when applying to add a director or shareholder to a licensee corporate structure as per the Liquor Control Act 1988 (the Act).
Where a body corporate is the holder of a licence, other than an occasional liquor licence, and wishes to appoint a person to a position of authority in the body corporate as a director and/or shareholder, an application must be lodged with the licensing authority seeking approval to do so.
That person cannot assume a position of authority in a body corporate as a director and/or shareholder that holds a licence until approval has been given by the licensing authority.
Applicants must lodge completed applications at the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries. An application should be made using the forms provided below.
Section 34 of the Act sets out that applications cannot be granted if the applicant is:
The application fee must be lodged with the application. Please refer to the fee schedule below. Please note that the application cannot be examined until the fee is received. Generally, the application fee is not refundable, even if the application is refused or withdrawn.
Ensure all required documentation is attached to your application.
Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
Level 2, Gordon Stephenson House, 140 William Street Perth WA 6000
Ensure all documentation is attached to your email.
PO Box 8349Perth Business Centre WA 6849
You can submit online through the portal.
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