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Alcohol Licensing with Alastair Sherriff

Two free 1 hour webinars for

Members and Support Staff of District Licensing Committees (DLC's)

Wednesday 21 June - 8.30 am

Wednesday 28 June - 8.30 am

Pouring Wine

Alastair Sherriff

The Webinars

Alastair Sherriff is a consultant with Buddle Findlay.  He specialises in representing and providing alcohol licensing advice to medical officers of health, licensing inspectors, community objectors, district licensing committees, and DLC secretaries and support staff.

Alastair is the co-author of the textbook "Sale of Alcohol", a complete, self-contained reference to New Zealand law on the sale and supply of alcohol.

With over 48 years as a lawyer, Alastair brings to this webinar his significant experience in alcohol licensing.  He has appeared as counsel in many of the leading liquor cases, representing applicants, objectors and other interested parties. 

These webinars have been designed to assist District Licensing Committees to make decisions that meet the object and purpose of the Act and achieve excellence in decision making. 

8.30 am - 9.30 am Wednesday 21 June, 2023

Community participation in hearings - which includes those who may be un or under-represented due to work or whanau commitments, in addition to those disproportionally impacted by alcohol harm.


8.30 am - 9.30 am Wednesday 28 June, 2023

DLC statutory powers - including Commission of Inquiry powers and pre-hearing and hearing processes.

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