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Licensing Act 1872

1872 CHAPTER 94 35 and 36 Vict

An Act for Regulating the Sale of Intoxicating Liquors.

[10th August 1872]

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C1Preamble omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision (No. 2) Act 1893 (c. 54)

C2Act repealed (N. I. ) by S. I. 1980/704 (N. I. 6), art. 13, Sch. 2

PreliminaryE+W+N.I.

1 Short title.E+W+N.I.

This Act may be cited as “The Licensing Act 1872.

2 Extent of Act.E+W+N.I.

This Act shall not extend to Scotland.

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Offences against Public OrderE+W+N.I.

12 Penalty on persons found drunk. E+W+N.I.

Every person found drunk in any highway or other public place, whether a building or not, or on any licensed premises, shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding [F2level 1 on the standard scale], and on a second conviction within a period of twelve months shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding [F2level 1 on the standard scale], and on a third or subsequent conviction within such period of twelve months be liable to a penalty not exceeding [F2level 1 on the standard scale].

Every person . . . F3 who is drunk while in charge on any highway or other public place of any carriage, horse, cattle, or steam engine, or who is drunk when in possession of any loaded firearms, F4... shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding forty shillings, or in the discretion of the court to imprisonment . . . F5 for any term not exceeding one month.

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Application of certain of the preceding Provisions of this Act to Ireland E+W+N.I.

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C5Act repealed (N. I. ) by S. I. 1980/704 (N. I. 6), art. 13, Sch. 2

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77†Application to Ireland of certain provisions of the Act with modifications. E+W+N.I.

The preceding provisions of this Act with respect to offences against public order shall extend to Ireland.

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C6Unreliable marginal note

C7Reference to Ireland to be construed as exclusive of Republic of Ireland: S.R. & O. 1923/405 (Rev. X, p. 298; 1923, p. 400), art. 2

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F23F23SCHEDULE 1E+W+N.I.

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F24F24SCHEDULE 2E+W+N.I.

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