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The Registration of Clubs (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II REGISTRATION OF CLUBS

    1. 3.Restriction on supply, etc., of intoxicating liquor on the premises of a club

    2. 4.Clubs which may be registered

    3. Grant of registration

      1. 5.Grant of registration

      2. 6.Issue and duration of certificates of registration

    4. Renewal of registration

      1. 7.Renewal of registration

      2. 8.Renewal of registration by a court

      3. 9.Power to renew registration out of time

      4. 10.Continuance of registration pending determination of appeal

      5. 11.Duration of renewed certificates of registration

    5. Continuance of club in temporary premises

      1. 12.Continuance of club in temporary premises

    6. Cancellation of registration

      1. 13.Cancellation of registration

      2. 14.Continuance of registration pending determination of appeal against cancellation

      3. 15.Disqualification of premises on refusal of renewal or cancellation of registration

    7. Register and proof of certificate of registration

      1. 16.Register of clubs

      2. 17.Inspection of register

      3. 18.Returns to Department

      4. 19.Register of clubs to be evidence

      5. 20.Proof, etc., of certificates of registration

      6. 21.Effect of registration

  4. PART III PERMITTED HOURS

    1. Prohibition of supply, etc., of intoxicating liquor outside permitted hours

      1. 22.Prohibition of supply, etc., of intoxicating liquor outside permitted hours

      2. 23.Closing of bar outside permitted hours

      3. 24.General permitted hours

    2. Exception

      1. 25.Consumption after permitted hours of liquor supplied during those hours

    3. Special occasion authorisations

      1. 26.Authorisations for special occasions

    4. Miscellaneous

      1. 27.Defence in respect of consumption of intoxicating liquor by certain persons outside permitted hours

  5. PART IV CONDUCT OF REGISTERED CLUBS

    1. 28.Unlawful supply and consumption, etc., in registered clubs

    2. 29.Unauthorised persons in certain parts of club premises

    3. 30.Functions in registered clubs

    4. 31.Misconduct of registered clubs

    5. Special provisions with respect to young persons

      1. 32.Young persons prohibited from bars

      2. 33.Children's certificates

      3. 34.Supply, etc., of intoxicating liquor to young persons

    6. Preservation of order

      1. 35.Drunkenness in registered clubs

      2. 36.Procuring drink for drunken person

      3. 37.Power to exclude drunken persons, etc., from registered clubs

    7. Miscellaneous

      1. 38.Restrictions on advertisements relating to functions in registered clubs

      2. 39.Admission of visiting teams, etc.

      3. 40.Accounts of registered clubs, etc.

      4. 41.Notification of alteration of rules, etc., of registered clubs

  6. PART V MISCELLANEOUS

    1. Inspection and rights of entry

      1. 42.Provision for inspection and rights of entry

    2. Legal proceedings

      1. 43.Penalty points to be attributed to an offence

      2. 44.Endorsement of certificates of registration

      3. 45.Cancellation of registration for repeated offences

      4. 46.Disqualification of premises on conviction of offence

      5. 47.Proof of consumption of intoxicating liquor

      6. 48.Appeals

      7. 49.Procedure in connection with cancellation and disqualification

      8. 50.Proceedings against clubs

    3. Supplemental

      1. 51.Exemptions

      2. 52.Modifications of Schedules, amendments, transitional and saving provisions and repeals

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      PROVISIONS TO BE INCLUDED IN RULES OF CLUB

      1. 1.The business and affairs of the club shall be under...

      2. 2.Elections to the committee or governing body shall be held...

      3. 3.The committee or governing body shall hold periodical meetings.

      4. 4.The names and address of persons proposed as ordinary members...

      5. 5.All members of a club shall be elected by the...

      6. 6.If persons are elected as members by a procedure which...

      7. 7.Persons shall not be admitted in such numbers to membership...

      8. 8.No persons shall be allowed to become honorary members of...

      9. 9.There shall be a defined subscription payable by members on...

      10. 10.An alphabetical list of the names and addresses of every...

      11. 11.The same person, except where that person is a parent,...

      12. 12.A guest of a member shall not be admitted to...

      13. 13.A person, on payment of a fee to a sporting...

      14. 14.A member shall be responsible for his guest strictly observing...

      15. 15.No official, and no manager or servant employed in the...

      16. 16.No person shall be paid at the expense of the...

      17. 17.No person shall, directly or indirectly, derive any pecuniary benefit...

      18. 18.Intoxicating liquor shall not be supplied for consumption outside the...

      19. 19.The date of the end of the financial year of...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      APPLICATIONS FOR THE GRANT OF REGISTRATION

      1. 1.(1) The secretary of a club which intends to make...

      2. 2.(1) The notices mentioned in paragraph 1 shall be in...

      3. 3.The sub-divisional commander mentioned in paragraph 1(1)(a)(i), the district council...

      4. 4.A person intending to object under paragraph 3 shall, not...

      5. 5.The secretary of a club which intends to make an...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      APPLICATIONS FOR THE RENEWAL OF REGISTRATION

      1. PART I GENERAL PROCEDURE

        1. 1.The Department shall, during the month of January in each...

        2. 2.The clerk of petty sessions for each petty sessions district...

        3. 3.The secretary of a club which intends to make an...

        4. 4.(1) The notices mentioned in paragraph 3 shall be in...

        5. 5.The sub-divisional commander mentioned in paragraph 3(b)(i), the district council...

        6. 6.A person intending to object under paragraph 5 shall, not...

        7. 7.Before the renewal date the applicant shall deposit the certificate...

      2. PART II PROCEDURE FOR RENEWALS OUT OF TIME

        1. 8.Part I shall apply in relation to an application under...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      APPLICATIONS FOR AUTHORISATIONS OF CONTINUANCE OF CLUBS IN TEMPORARY PREMISES

      1. 1.In this Schedule “application” means an application for an order...

      2. 2.The secretary of a club which intends to make an...

      3. 3.The notice mentioned in paragraph 2 shall specify the premises...

      4. 4.The sub-divisional commander upon whom notice is required by paragraph...

      5. 5.The court may consider the application, notwithstanding that the procedure...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      APPLICATIONS FOR CHILDREN'S CERTIFICATES

      1. 1.In this Schedule “application” means an application for a children's...

      2. 2.The secretary of a club which intends to make an...

      3. 3.The notice mentioned in paragraph 2 shall be in such...

      4. 4.The sub-divisional commander mentioned in paragraph 2(a), the district council...

      5. 5.A person intending to object under paragraph 4 shall, not...

      6. 6.The court may consider the application, notwithstanding that the procedure...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      TABLE OF OFFENCES WITH PENALTY POINTS

      1. Schedule 7—Amendments

    7. SCHEDULE 8

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND SAVINGS

      1. PART I TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

        1. 1.Notwithstanding the repeal of Articles 7(2) and 10(1) of the...

        2. 2.(1) Where, before the date on which this Order comes...

      2. PART II SAVINGS

        1. 3.References in any document (whether express or implied) to any...

        2. 4.The provisions of this Schedule shall have effect without prejudice...

      1. Schedule 9—Repeals

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