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The Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1990

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Penalty for consumption of intoxicating liquor at entertainments organised for gain

58.—(1) Where a person—

(a)himself or by his servant or agent, supplies or keeps intoxicating liquor for consumption in contravention of Article 4(1), or

(b)being a person concerned in the organisation of an entertainment, himself or by his servant or agent, permits any person to supply, keep for consumption or consume intoxicating liquor in contravention of Article 4(1), or

(c)being the holder of a licence, himself or by his servant or agent, delivers intoxicating liquor to any premises mentioned in Article 4(1) or permits it to be so delivered, or

(d)consumes intoxicating liquor in contravention of Article 4(1),

he shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or to both and, except in the case of an offence under sub-paragraph (c), any intoxicating liquor found in his possession and its containers shall be liable to be forfeited.

(2) Where Article 4(1) is contravened, every occupier of the premises who is proved to have had knowledge of or consented to the contravention shall be guilty of an offence under this Article.

(3) Without prejudice to Article 85, for the purposes of this Article a vessel shall be deemed to be premises and paragraph (2) shall apply to the master of a vessel as it applies to the occupier of premises.

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