The functions of the Council as outlined under section 5 of the Act are:

1.  To implement and operate National Licensing system
2.  To develop policy and Administer the Licensing permit and authorization system
3.  To review requirements and proposals on licenses, permits, authorization, fees and charges
4. To provide advice on matters relating to business regulations
5.  To keep and maintain public register on licensing,
6.  To carry out research and evaluations relating to business licensing.