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The Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1990

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Power to renew licences out of time

17.—(1) Where the holder of a licence which falls to expire at the end of a licensing year fails to serve due notice of an application for its renewal before the renewal date in that year a court of summary jurisdiction, upon application for the renewal of the licence being duly made not later than the end of the next following licensing year, may renew the licence—

(a)if it is satisfied that there was good reason for the failure; or

(b)upon the payment of an additional fee of £10, or such greater amount as may be prescribed by magistrates' courts rules, for each month or part of a month between the renewal date and the time when application is duly made under this Article for the renewal of the licence.

(2) The procedure for applications under this Article for the renewal of licences is set out in Part I of Schedule 4 as modified by Part II of that Schedule.

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