The Otorohanga District Licensing Committee is an independent, standalone committee appointed under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. role is to determine all
Its role is to determine all licence and managers certificate applicants and respective renewal applications within the Otorohanga District.
The Chairperson is an independent Commissioner, who sits with two other members selected from a pool for each hearing.
The Commissioner can determine applications with no opposition from reporting agencies on their own.
The Commissioner and Committee members were selected through a public nomination process as being people with suitable skills for the role.
Applications for the suspension or cancellation of licences or certificates continue to go to the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority in Wellington.