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Temporary Authority allows a new owner of the business which has an existing licence to continue the sale and supply of alcohol with the same hours and conditions, for a three month period while applying for their own licence. A temporary authority must be applied for before taking over the business.
You can also pay the licence fee via credit card or bank transfer as part of the application process.