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The Registration of Clubs (Northern Ireland) Order 1987

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II REGISTRATION OF CLUBS

    1. 3.Prohibition on supply or keeping of intoxicating liquor on the premises of an unregistered club

    2. 4.Clubs which may be registered

    3. 5.Nightworkers clubs

    4. Grant of registration

      1. 6.Applications for the grant of registration

      2. 7.Issue and duration of certificates of registration

    5. Renewal of registration

      1. 8.Applications for the renewal of registration

      2. 9.Continuance of registration pending determination of appeal

      3. 10.Duration of renewed certificates of registration

    6. Cancellation of registration

      1. 11.Cancellation of registration

      2. 12.Continuance of registration pending determination of appeal against cancellation

      3. 13.Disqualification of premises on refusal of renewal or cancellation of registration

    7. Register and proof of certificate of registration

      1. 14.Register of clubs

      2. 15.Inspection of register

      3. 16.Returns to Department

      4. 17.Register of clubs to be evidence

      5. 18.Proof, etc., of certificates of registration

      6. 19.Effect of registration

  4. PART III PERMITTED HOURS

    1. Prohibition of supply, etc., of intoxicating liquor outside permitted hours

      1. 20.Prohibition of supply, etc., of intoxicating liquor outside permitted hours

      2. 21.Closing of bar outside permitted hours

      3. 22.General permitted hours

      4. 23.Permitted hours in sporting clubs on Sunday

    2. Exception

      1. 24.Consumption after permitted hours of liquor supplied during those hours

    3. Special occasion authorisations

      1. 25.Authorisations for special occasions

    4. Miscellaneous

      1. 26.Defence in respect of consumption of intoxicating liquor by certain persons outside permitted hours

  5. PART IV CONDUCT OF REGISTERED CLUBS

    1. 27.Penalty for supplying or keeping intoxicating liquor in unregistered clubs

    2. 28.Unlawful supply and consumption, etc., in registered clubs

    3. 29.Presence of unauthorised persons in certain parts of club premises

    4. 30.Functions in registered clubs

    5. 31.Misconduct of registered clubs

    6. Special provisions with respect to young persons

      1. 32.Young persons prohibited from bars

      2. 33.Supply, etc., of intoxicating liquor to young persons

    7. Preservation of order

      1. 34.Drunkenness in registered club

      2. 35.Procuring drink for drunken person

      3. 36.Power to exclude drunken persons, etc., from registered club

    8. Miscellaneous

      1. 37.Provision for inspection and rights of entry

      2. 38.Disqualification of premises on conviction of offence

  6. PART V MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 39.Restrictions on advertisements relating to functions in registered clubs

    2. 40.Admission of visiting teams, etc.

    3. 41.Accounts of registered clubs

    4. 42.Notification of alteration of rules of registered clubs

    5. Legal proceedings

      1. 43.Proceedings against clubs

      2. 44.Proof of consumption of intoxicating liquor

      3. 45.Appeals

      4. 46.Procedure in connection with cancellation and disqualification

    6. Supplemental

      1. 47.Modifications of Schedules, amendments, transitional and saving provisions and repeals

  7. Signature

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. Schedule 1

      PROVISIONS TO BE INCLUDED IN RULES OF CLUB

      1. 1.The business and affairs of the club shall be under...

      2. 2.Elections to the committee or governing body shall be held...

      3. 3.The committee or governing body shall hold periodical meetings.

      4. 4.The names and addresses of persons proposed as ordinary members...

      5. 5.All members, other than temporary members of a club, shall...

      6. 6.If persons, other than such temporary members, are elected as...

      7. 7.Persons shall not be admitted in such numbers to membership...

      8. 8.No persons shall be allowed to become honorary or temporary...

      9. 9.There shall be a defined subscription payable by members on...

      10. 10.No person under the age of 18 shall be admitted...

      11. 11.All members shall carry membership cards while on the premises...

      12. 12.An alphabetical list of the names and addresses of every...

      13. 13.The same person, except where that person is a parent,...

      14. 14.A guest of a member shall not be admitted to...

      15. 15.A member shall be responsible for his guest strictly observing...

      16. 16.No member of the committee or governing body, and no...

      17. 17.No person shall be paid at the expense of the...

      18. 18.No person shall, directly or indirectly, derive any pecuniary benefit...

      19. 19.A statement, printed in plain type, of the hours during...

      20. 20.Intoxicating liquor shall not be supplied to persons who are...

      21. 21.Intoxicating liquor shall not be supplied to members of the...

      22. 22.The date of the end of the financial year of...

    2. Schedule 2

      APPLICATIONS FOR THE GRANT OF REGISTRATION

      1. 1.(1) The secretary of a club which intends to make...

      2. 2.(1) The notices mentioned in paragraph 1 shall be in...

      3. 3.The sub-divisional commander mentioned in paragraph 1(1)(a)(aa), the district council...

      4. 4.A person intending to object under paragraph 3 shall, not...

    3. Schedule 3

      APPLICATIONS FOR THE RENEWAL OF REGISTRATION

      1. 1.The secretary of a club which intends to make an...

      2. 2.(1) The notices mentioned in paragraph 1 shall be in...

      3. 3.The sub-divisional commander mentioned in paragraph 1(b)(i), the district council...

      4. 4.A person intending to object under paragraph 3 shall, not...

      5. 5.Before the renewal date the applicant shall deposit the certificate...

    4. Schedule 4

      AMENDMENTS

      1. The Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1978 (c. 5)

        1. 1.In paragraph 5 of Schedule 3 for “Registration of Clubs...

      2. The Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979 (c. 4)

        1. 2.In section 4(1), in the definition of “registered club” for...

      3. The Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 (1985 N.I. 11)

        1. 3.In Article 2(2), in the definition of “registered club” for...

        2. 4.In Article 96— (a) in paragraph (4)(e) for “Registration of...

        3. 5.In Article 99(2)(e) for “Registration of Clubs Act (Northern Ireland)...

        4. 6.For Article 103(1)(e) substitute— (e) that the club is registered...

        5. 7.In Article 105— (a) in paragraph (1) for “Registration of...

    5. Schedule 5

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND SAVINGS

      1. Interpretation

        1. 1.In this Schedule— “Act of 1967” means the Registration of...

      2. PART I TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

        1. Existing certificates

          1. 2.Notwithstanding the repeal of the Act of 1967 by Article...

        2. Applications for certificates

          1. 3.(1) Where, before the commencement date, notice of application to...

        3. Renewals of certificates

          1. 4.Where, before the commencement date, notice of application to a...

        4. Registration of existing clubs

          1. 5.(1) The secretary of a club in existence immediately before...

        5. Other transitional provisions

          1. 6.An order under Article 1(2) may make such transitional provision...

      3. PART II SAVINGS

        1. 7.References in any document (whether express or implied) to any...

        2. 8.The provisions of this Schedule shall have effect without prejudice...

    6. Schedule 6

      REPEALS

  9. Explanatory Note

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