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Acts & Regulations for the Hospitality Industry


LIQUOR LAWS

Areas Covered The control of the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in the state of Victoria
Administered By  The Liquor Licensing Commission
Policed By Victorian Police Force Licensing inspectors
Legislation Liquor Control Act  1987
Liquor Control Reform Act 1998

 

SALE OF FOOD LAWS

Areas Covered The preparation and sale of food
Food standards
Offences under the Act
Workers hygiene requirements
Prohibited animals
Standards required for food premises and transport vehicles
Administered By  Department of Health and Community Services (state)
Policed By Local council (health surveyor)
Legislation Health Act 1958
Food Act 1984

 

SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE LAWS

Areas Covered Nuisances and dangers to health
Offences by occupiers and owners
Workplace health and safety provisions
Administered By Health Department
Workcover Authority
Accident Compensation Commission
Policed By Occupational health and safety representatives in the workplace
Legislation Occupational Health and Safety Act 1985
Accident Compensation Act 1985

 

BUILDING REGULATIONS

Areas Covered The laws and regulations relating to any new construction, addition or renovation done to a building in the state of Victoria
Administered By Local councils
Policed By Building inspectors
Legislation Building Control Act 1981

 

SALE OF GOODS LAWS

Areas Covered The quality of goods for sale
Warranties
Administered By Common law contracts
Policed By Legal action through the courts
Legislation Goods Act 1958

 

TRADE PRACTICES LAWS

Areas Covered Acceptable trade practices
Offences under the Act
The meaning of collusive practices
Administered By The Trade Practices Commission
The Ministry of Consumer Affairs
Policed By These are complaints-based legislation and are policed by inspectors
Legislation Trade Practices Act 1974
Consumer Affairs Act 1972
Collusive Practices Act 1965
Fair Trading Act 1999
Small Claims Act 1973

 

CASINO LAWS

Areas Covered Licensing of casinos
Supervision of gambling in casinos
Control of casinos
Administered By The State Gaming Authority
Policed By Both the police and gaming inspectors
Legislation Casino Control Act 1991
Gaming Machine Control Act 1991

 

GAMING LAWS
Areas Covered  Gaming equipment
Machine tokens
Casino approval
Gambling
TAB's
PubTab
Administered By The State Gaming Authority
Policed By Both police and gaming inspectors
Legislation Lotteries, Gaming And Betting Act 1966
Liquor Control Act 1987
Casino Control Act 1991
Gaming Machine Control Act 1991
Racing Act 1958

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES / ANTI-DISCRIMINATION

Areas Covered The discrimination of anyone on the basis of sexual, political, or religious practices or beliefs, race, or marital status in relation to employment
Administered By The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
Policed By Complaints basis
Legislation Equal Opportunity Act 1995
Racial Discrimination Act 1975
Sex Discrimination Act 1984
Affirmative Action Act 1986
Human Rights & Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986
Disability Discrimination Act 1992

 

 

 
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