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The Tourism (Northern Ireland) Order 1992


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Supply of signs for certified tourist establishments

23.—(1) The Board may supply to the proprietor of any certified tourist establishment a sign suitable for display at that establishment.

(2) A sign supplied under paragraph (1) to the proprietor of a certified tourist establishment may be in such form and contain such information with respect to—

(a)the statutory category to which the establishment has been allocated under this Part;

(b)the classification or grading allotted to the establishment under a scheme under Article 21; and

(c)other matters relating to the establishment,

as the Board thinks proper.

(3) If the proprietor of any certified tourist establishment to whom a sign has been supplied by the Board under paragraph (1) fails to keep that sign displayed in a prominent position at or near the principal entrance to that establishment, he shall be guilty of an offence.

(4) Except with the consent in writing of the Board, the proprietor of a certified tourist establishment shall not display at that establishment any sign indicating the standard, classification or grading of that establishment other than a sign supplied under paragraph (1).

(5) A person who fails to comply with paragraph (4) shall be guilty of an offence.

(6) A person guilty of an offence under paragraph (3) or (5) shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 1 on the standard scale.

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