The Licensing Unit is situated in the Central Police Station, Nuku’alofa. The Unit manages and administers requirements and duties of the Police under several legislation that regulates activities such as Concerts, Raffles, and Boxing.
The major licensing job for the Unit is managing compliance under the Intoxicating Liquor Act 2010. All application for a Liquor License is lodged with the Licensing Unit who then compiles a report based on assessment of written application and physical inspection of premises. The report is then forwarded to the Licensing Authority who makes a decision whether to approve or decline the application.