Intoxicating Liquor Act, 1927

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Number 15 of 1927.


INTOXICATING LIQUOR ACT, 1927.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I.

Preliminary.

Section

1.

Definitions and application.

PART II.

Prohibited Hours.

2.

Prohibited hours generally.

3.

Mixed trading.

4.

General exemption orders.

5.

Special exemption orders.

6.

Occasional licences.

7.

Production of exemption orders, etc.

8.

Six-day licences.

9.

Early closing licences.

10.

Remission of duty in certain cases.

11.

Transfer of seven-day licence to six-day licensed premises.

12.

Restaurant certificate.

13.

Certain exemptions for hotels and restaurants.

14.

Other exemptions from prohibited hours.

15.

Bona fide travellers.

16.

Area exemption orders.

17.

Persons on licensed premises during prohibited hours.

18.

False pretence of being a lodger.

19.

Closing by order of Justice.

20.

Admission to theatres.

21.

Sale of intoxicating liquor in theatres.

22.

Powers of Gárda Síochána.

23.

Exceptions from this Part of this Act.

PART III.

Endorsement of Licences.

24.

Interpretation.

25.

Recording of convictions on licences.

26.

Special order against recording.

27.

Removal of record of conviction by the Circuit Court.

28.

Forfeiture of licences.

29.

Two or more offences on the same day.

30.

Relief to bona fide purchasers.

31.

Omission to record conviction on licence.

32.

General provisions in relation to recording of convictions.

33.

Admission of registers and endorsements as evidence.

34.

Penalty for defacing record of conviction on licence.

35.

Application of the Probation of Offenders Act, 1907.

PART IV.

Reduction of Licences.

36.

Interpretation.

37.

Compensation Authorities.

38.

Compensation funds.

39.

Ground for abolition of licences.

40.

Reference orders.

41.

Abolition orders.

42.

Compensation on abolition of licence.

43.

Allocation of compensation.

44.

Payment of compensation.

45.

Investment of compensation money.

46.

Gratuities to certain employees of holders of abolished licences.

47.

Compensation annuities.

48.

Apportionment of compensation annuities.

49.

Recovery of compensation annuities.

50.

Appeals and costs.

51.

Surrender of leases.

52.

Application of Increase of Rent and Mortgage Interest (Restrictions) Act, 1923.

53.

Rules in relation to compensation authorities.

54.

Expenses.

PART V.

Clubs.

55.

Interpretation.

56.

Prohibited hours in clubs.

57.

Alternative prohibited hours in sports clubs.

58.

Breach of club rules relating to prohibited hours.

59.

Objections to grant of certificate.

PART VI.

Miscellaneous and General.

60.

Continuance of licence pending appeal to Circuit Court.

61.

Wine retailer's off-licence.

62.

Grant of new off-licence in lieu of an on-licence.

63.

Repeals.

64.

Short title, construction and citation.

FIRST SCHEDULE.

SECOND SCHEDULE.


Acts Referred to

Summer Time Act, 1925

No. 8 of 1925

Increase of Rent and Mortgage Interest (Restrictions) Act, 1923

No. 19 of 1923

Intoxicating Liquor (General) Act, 1924

No. 62 of 1924

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Number 15 of 1927.


INTOXICATING LIQUOR ACT, 1927.


AN ACT TO AMEND AND IN PART CONSOLIDATE THE LAW RELATING TO THE SALE OF INTOXICATING LIQUOR, TO ENABLE THE NUMBER OF LICENCES FOR THE SALE OF INTOXICATING LIQUOR TO BE REDUCED BY THE ABOLITION FROM TIME TO TIME OF CERTAIN SUCH LICENCES, AND TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION OF CLUBS. [20th May, 1927.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORST?T EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—