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The Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1990

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5.  A sub-divisional commander upon whom notice is required by paragraph 3 to be served, the district council mentioned in that paragraph or any person owning, or residing or carrying on business in, premises in the vicinity of the premises for which the renewal of the licence is sought shall be entitled to appear at the hearing of the application and to object to the renewal of the licence on any of the following grounds—

(a)that the applicant is not a fit person to hold a licence; or


(i)the kind of premises specified in the notice is not that for which the licence was granted or the premises are not of the kind so specified; or

(ii)the premises are not suitable to be licensed for the sale of intoxicating liquor by retail; or

(c)that the business carried on in the premises under the licence has not been conducted in a peaceable and orderly manner since the previous renewal of the licence or, where the renewal applied for is the first renewal of the licence, since the licence was granted; or


(i)the business carried on in the premises under the licence, or

(ii)in the case of premises of a kind mentioned in Article 6(1)(c) to (g) other than an hotel in respect of which the note and record mentioned in Article 6(5)(a) have been made, the business to which the sale of intoxicating liquor under the licence is ancillary,

has been discontinued; or

(e)in the case of premises for which an order under Article 49 is in force, that the condition mentioned in Article 49(2) has not been, and the requirements of sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) of that paragraph have not continued to be, complied with.

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