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Revision of the Army and Air Force Acts (Transitional Provisions) Act 1955

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THIRD SCHEDULEProvisions Replacing Sections 174 and 174a of Army and Air Force Acts

Entertainments under Service direction

1(1)So much of any Act as operates to prohibit as respects particular days, or otherwise to restrict or regulate, the keeping, opening or using of premises for purposes of public entertainment or amusement shall not apply to the use, by authority of a Secretary of State or the Admiralty, of any building at a camp, station, or naval establishment, or of any ship, for entertainments or amusements under the direction and control of an officer or committee having official responsibility for such matters.

(2)For the purposes of this paragraph, the expression "public entertainment or amusement" includes public dancing, singing or music, the public performance of stage plays and the giving of cinematograph exhibitions ; and in the case of a building or ship which is used for the giving of cinematograph exhibitions, the keeping or storing of films shall be deemed to be part of the use thereof for the giving of exhibitions.

Licences of canteens in Northern Ireland

2In Northern Ireland when a person holds a canteen under the authority of a Secretary of State or the Admiralty, it shall be lawful for any resident magistrate to grant any certificate for the time being required to enable such person to obtain the grant, transfer or renewal of, and to hold, any excise licence for the sale of any intoxicating liquor, without regard to the time of year, and without regard to the requirements as to notices or otherwise of any Act for the time being in force affecting such certificates; and excise licences may, upon production of such certificates, be granted to such persons accordingly.

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