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The Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1990

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Restriction as to sale, etc., of intoxicating liquor for consumption off the premises and conditions as to sale, etc., in restaurants

63.—(1) The holder of a licence for premises of a kind mentioned in Article 6(1)(a) or an hotel shall not, himself or by his servant or agent, sell intoxicating liquor to, or make it available for purchase by, any person for consumption off the premises—

(a)on weekdays or Good Friday after nine in the evening; or

(b)on Sunday or Christmas Day.

(2) Where a restaurant is licensed for the sale of intoxicating liquor, the holder of the licence shall not, himself or by his servant or agent, sell such liquor to, or make it available for purchase by, any person or permit it to be consumed by any person unless the conditions set out in paragraph (3) are complied with.

(3) The conditions mentioned in paragraph (2) are that—

(a)the intoxicating liquor is sold for consumption and is consumed—

(i)as an ancillary to a main table meal; and

(ii)in a part of the restaurant set apart for the service of such meals or for the service of intoxicating liquor and other beverages to diners before or after such meals; and

(b)suitable beverages other than intoxicating liquor (including drinking water) are also made available for consumption.

(4) Any person acting in contravention of paragraph (1) or (2) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(5) Paragraph (1) shall not prohibit or restrict the selling of intoxicating liquor for consumption off the premises to a resident in premises of a kind mentioned in Article 6(1)(a) which provides accommodation for guests such as is mentioned in Article 33(3) or an hotel or the taking of it by him from such premises or hotel.

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