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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1997 No. 75


Licensing (Register of Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997


21st February 1997

Coming into operation

25th March 1997

The Department of Health and Social Services, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 34(1) of the Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1996(1) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Licensing (Register of Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 and shall come into operation on 25th March 1997.

Form of register

2.—(1) For the purposes of Article 34(1) of the Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1996, the register of licences shall be in the form set out in the Schedule.

(2) No erasure shall be made of the particulars entered in the register and every entry shall be signed by the clerk of petty sessions making it.

(3) Every interlineation or other alteration, other than that of a clerical nature in the register, shall be signed and dated by a resident magistrate.

Particulars to be entered and numbered in register in order in which licence granted on or after 25th March 1997

3.  Where a licence is granted by a county court on of after 25th March 1997, the clerk of petty sessions shall enter in the register particulars of the licence under the appropriate headings of the register as specified in the Schedule, in chronological sequence according to the time at which the copy of the licence is received from the chief clerk and he shall number the entry accordingly.


4.  The Licensing (Register of Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1990(2) are hereby revoked.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services on


Jeremy Harbison

Under Secretary

21st February 1997.

Regulation 2

SCHEDULEThe Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


Register of Licences

Petty Sessions District of County Court Division of

Name of premises (if any) and full addressFull name and address of licence holderKind of premises* (eg Art. 5(1)(a)) *also record here if a note such as is mentioned in Art. 5(5)(a) applies
Full name and address of owner of premisesDate of [grant*] [provisional grant*] and name of Court *delete if inapplicableComplete this box when provisional grant finalised Date grant declared final and name of Court
Particulars, including date made and Court, of any order under Arts. 8, 31, 43, 44, 48 and of any notice served under Art. 31(1)(ii)Particulars, including date made and periods of order, of renewals (R), transfers(T), surrenders (S), protection orders (P) and any notice served under Art. 28(3)Particulars of:—

(i)any condition imposed under Arts. 7(12) or 43(2);

(ii)any direction given, varied or cancelled under Arts. 7(10) or (13), or 15(5) or (6);

(iii)any declaration made or cancelled under Art. 107(1) or (5) of the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (N.I.) Order 1985

Particulars, including date, Court and period of:—

(i)any suspension arising from an application made under Art. 72(1) and the result of any appeal;

(ii)any conviction of an offence such as is mentioned in Art. 75(1) and of any consequent order made, including suspension and the result of any appeal

Particulars, including date, of any children’s certificate granted under Art. 59 and of any order relating to the time when any such certificate should cease to be operational. Details of any subsequent revocation or modification of the certificate or any order should also be includedParticulars of the confirmation, reversal or variation of any decision or determination of any other Court relating to the licence or the licensed premisesSignature of clerk of petty sessions and date entry made

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations.)

These regulations prescribe the form of the register of licences for the sale of intoxicating liquor by retail, kept by each clerk of petty sessions, for premises situated in the petty sessions district for which he acts.

These regulations revoke the Licensing (Register of Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1990

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