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Exemptions and savingsN.I.

84.  Nothing in this Order shall—

(a)affect the operation of [F1the Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011] ;

(b)apply to the sale or consumption of intoxicating liquor to or in any canteen in which the sale of intoxicating liquor is carried on under the authority of [F2the Department of Justice,] the Secretary of State or the[F3 Policing Board] or to or in any authorised mess of members of Her Majesty's naval, military or air forces;

(c)prejudice or affect the sale by any manufacturing or wholesale chemist of spirits of wine wholesale for medicinal purposes to registered medical practitioners, duly registered pharmaceutical chemists or persons requiring the spirits for use for scientific purposes in any laboratory;

(d)apply to the sale or supply of medicated spirits or spirits or spirituous liquor made up in medicine by a doctor;

(e)apply to intoxicating liquor in confectionery which—

(i)does not contain intoxicating liquor in a proportion greater than 200 millilitres of liquor (containing a quantity of ethyl alcohol amounting to 57 per cent. of the volume of the liquor inclusive of the alcohol contained in it as at 20°C) per kilogram of the confectionery; and

(ii)either consists of separate pieces weighing not more than 42 and a half grams or is designed to be broken into such pieces for the purposes of consumption;

(f)apply to the sale of intoxicating liquor to or by a public body exercising functions in connection with the training of persons who are or propose to become engaged or employed in the hotel or catering industry, if it is supplied with meals prepared or served by such persons by way of demonstration or consumed as ancillary to such a meal.

F1Words in art. 84(a) substituted (13.2.2015 for specified purposes, 1.4.2015 in so far as not already in operation) by Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 25), s. 254(1)(2), Sch. 6 para. 82 (with s. 211); S.R. 2015/49, arts. 2, 3, Sch. 1 (with Sch. 2 (as amended (16.3.2016) by S.R. 2016/159, art. 2))

Modifications of Schedules, amendments, transitional provisions, savings and repealsN.I.

85.—(1) The provisions of Schedule 1, paragraph 3 of Schedule 3 and Part I of Schedule 8 may be modified by county court rules and the provisions of Schedules 4 to 7, Part II of Schedule 8 and Schedules 9 and 10 may be modified by magistrates' courts rules, and any rules made under this paragraph may make consequential modifications of this Order.

Para. (2)—Amendments

(3) The transitional provisions and savings contained in Schedule 12 shall have effect for the purposes of this Order.

Para. (4)—Repeals

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