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Licensing Act 1872

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75The several Acts set forth in the second schedule hereto shall be repealed to the extent to which such Acts are therein expressed to be repealed, and in particular there shall be repealed so much of the Wine and Beerhouses Acts as makes such Acts temporary in their duration, and the said Acts shall henceforth be perpetual. Provided that the repeal enacted in this Act shall not affect—

(1)Any security given before this Act comes into operation :

(2)Anything duly done before this Act comes into operation :

(3)Any right acquired or liability accrued before this Act comes into operation:

(4)Any removal of a license or certificate in pursuance of the second section of " Intoxicating Liquor Licensing Suspension Act, 1871:" (5). Any penalty, forfeiture, or other punishment incurred or to be incurred in respect of any offence committed before this Act comes into operation :

(6)The institution of any legal proceeding or any other remedy for ascertaining, enforcing, or recovering any such liability, penalty, forfeiture, or punishment as aforesaid. Provided also, that in the case of persons intending to apply for billiard licenses under the Act of the eighth and ninth years of the reign of Her present Majesty, chapter one hundred and nine, intituled " An Act to amend the law concerning games and " wagers," or for the transfer of such licenses, the same notices shall be given as are by this Act required in the case of licenses as denned by this Act, or as near thereto as circumstances admit; and any person convicted of an offence against the tenor of a billiard license, or of any offence declared by the last-mentioned Act to be an offence against the tenor of a license as defined by this Act, shall be punished under this Act in the same manner in all respects as a licensed person within the meaning of this Act is punishable under this Act for suffering any gaming or any unlawful game to be carried on on his premises; and in construing the last-mentioned Act any reference to the Intoxicating Liquor Licensing Act, 1828, shall be construed to refer to that Act as amended by this Act.

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