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Licensing (Retail Sales) Act 1988

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1Amendment of definition of “sale by retail” in Licensing Act 1964.

(1)In section 201 of the [1964 c. 26.] Licensing Act 1964 (interpretation), for the definition of “sale by retail” there shall be substituted—

“sale by retail”, in relation to any intoxicating liquor, means a sale of any such liquor at any one time to any one person, except where the sale is—

(a)to a trader for the purposes of his trade;

(b)to a registered club for the purposes of the club;

(c)to any canteen or mess;

(d)to the holder of an occasional permission within the meaning of the [1983 c. 24.] Licensing (Occasional Permissions) Act 1983 for the purposes of sales authorised by that permission; or

(e)of not less than the following quantities—

(i)in the case of spirits, wine or made-wine, 9 litres or 1 case; or

(ii)in the case of beer or cider, 20 litres or 2 cases,

and is made from premises owned by the vendor, or occupied by him under a lease to which the provisions of Part 2 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 apply..

(2)In paragraph (e) above the expressions “beer”, “case”, “cider”, “spirits”, “wine” and “made-wine” have the same meaning as in the [1979 c. 4.] Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979.

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