We are obliged to keep a demerit point register and record demerit points against licences and permits when they occur.
The demerits register listed below is organised by date and includes the licence number, licence category, premises, licensee, date of offence, date and number of demerit points incurred.
See current demerit points for licensees (DOCX, 296.91 KB)
When a transfer occurs any demerit points will be removed, unless there is a relevant relationship between the parties.
If there is a relevant relationship between the parties, the new licensee can still apply to have the demerit points removed using the removal of demerit points kit (PDF, 392.89 KB), which includes a fact sheet that provides additional information about this process.
A demerit point applies to a licence/permit for a period of three years from the date on which it was incurred. We must suspend a licence/permit if it reaches the following thresholds:
Demerit points will be removed from the Demerits Register in the following circumstances: