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The Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1990

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Register of licences

39.—(1) Each clerk of petty sessions shall keep a register, in such form as may be prescribed by regulations, of licences granted for premises in the petty sessions district for which he acts as clerk and shall record therein in respect of each licence—

(a)the matters which under Article 38 are required to be specified in the licence;

(b)particulars of any renewal or transfer, or the surrender, of the licence;

(c)particulars of any condition imposed under Article 8(8) or any direction given under Article 8(7) or 16(4)(a) and any cancellation of any such direction;

(d)particulars of any direction given under Article 8(9) or 16(5) and particulars of any variation or cancellation of any such direction;

(e)particulars of any protection order and of any notice served under Article 30(3);

(f)particulars of any order made under Article 9(1) or (3), Article 34, Article 36(1), (3) or (4), Article 49 or Article 50 in respect of premises specified in the licence and of any requirement in respect of those premises notice of which is served on him under Article 36(1)(ii);

(g)particulars of any conviction of the licence holder of any offence such as is mentioned in Article 80(1) and of any order made in consequence of the conviction;

(h)particulars of any matters such as are mentioned in paragraph (3)(c);

(i)such other matters as may be prescribed by regulations.

(2) Each clerk of petty sessions shall also keep the plans received by him under paragraph (3), Article 9(1)(b), paragraph 4 of Schedule 6 and paragraph 8 of Schedule 8, and those plans shall be deemed to be matters which are required to be, and have been, recorded in the register under paragraph (1).

(3) Where a court—

(a)on the application of any person grants or provisionally grants a licence, or declares the provisional grant of a licence to be final, or consents to a modification of plans under Article 10(6), or makes an order under Article 34, Article 36(1)(i), Article 49 or Article 50, or

(b)makes an order under Article 9, or

(c)confirms, reverses or varies any decision or determination of any other court relating to a licence or the premises for which a licence is granted, or

(d)convicts the holder of a licence of any offence such as is mentioned in Article 80(1),

the court, where it is not a court of summary jurisdiction for the petty sessions district in which the premises specified in the licence are situated, shall cause a copy of its order, and any plan which was attached to, or received in connection with, the application or order, and, where the order relates to the grant or provisional grant of a licence, particulars of any matters entered on the licence under Article 38, to be sent to the clerk of petty sessions for that district; and where a licence is surrendered the court shall cause notice of the surrender to be sent to the clerk of petty sessions who keeps the register in which particulars of that licence are recorded.

(4) A clerk of petty sessions may make such alterations in the register as are necessary to ensure that the matters recorded therein in respect of any licence are accurate.

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