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The Beer Regulations 1993

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(Regulation 5)

SCHEDULE 1PARTICULARS OF A REGISTERED BREWER APPLICATION

(a)

the name of the applicant;

(b)

the status (sole proprietor, partnership, limited company or other status) of the applicant’s business;

(c)

the address of the premises to be registered;

(d)

a plan of the premises to be registered;

(e)

the date the applicant intends to begin the production of beer;

(f)

the name and number of a bank account held by the applicant and the name and branch of the bank providing that account; and

(g)

an estimate of the quantity of beer to be produced by the applicant each year.

(Regulation 9)

SCHEDULE 2PARTICULARS OF A REGISTERED HOLDER APPLICATION

(a)

the name of the applicant;

(b)

the status (sole proprietor, partnership, limited company or other status) of the applicant’s business;

(c)

the address of the premises to be registered;

(d)

a plan of the premises to be registered;

(e)

the date the applicant intends to begin the packaging of beer;

(f)

the name and number of a bank account held by the applicant and the name and branch of the bank providing that account; and

(g)

particulars of each class or description of beer to be held.

(Regulation 14)

SCHEDULE 3PARTICULARS OF THE RECORD OF BEER IN DUTY SUSPENSION

(a)

the name and address of the person from whom the beer was received or to whom the beer was delivered;

(b)

the place from which the beer was received or to which it was delivered;

(c)

the date of receipt or delivery;

(d)

unless the beer is in bottles or cans, the numbers and size of each container in which the beer is contained, the quantity in litres name and strength of the beer in each container or tanker;

(e)

if the beer is in bottles or cans, the total number of bottles or cans, the number of bottles or cans according to each size of bottle or can the name and strength of the beer, and the total quantity in litres.

(Regulation 18)

SCHEDULE 4METHOD OF DETERMINING THE STRENGTH OF BEER

1.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, the strength of beer shall be determined in the following manner—

(a)a representative sample is to be taken and, after first being cleared of sediment and gas by filtration in an approved manner, a definite quantity thereof by measure at the temperature of 20 degrees Celsius shall be distilled;

(b)the distillate shall be made up at the temperature of 20 degrees Celsius with distilled water to the original measure of the quantity before distillation;

(c)the strength of the distillate made up in accordance with paragraph (b) above shall be ascertained by determining its density in air at the temperature of 20 degrees Celsius by means of an approved pycnometer used in an approved manner; and

(d)the strength of beer shall be taken to be the percentage of alcohol by volume in the table entitled “Laboratory Alcohol Table” which corresponds to the density determined in accordance with paragraph (c) above except that where the density so determined is between two consecutive numbers in the table aforesaid the strength shall be determined by linear interpolation.

(2) Where the result ascertained by the method specified in sub-paragraph (1) above is rendered inaccurate by the presence of substances other than alcohol that method shall be adjusted in such manner as may be approved for the purpose of producing an accurate result.

2.  In this Schedule—

“approved” means approved by the Commissioners; and

“Laboratory Alcohol Table” means a table of which a copy, signed by the Chairman of the Commissioners and identifying it as relating to the Spirits Regulations 1991(1), has been deposited in the office of the Queen’s Remembrancer at the Royal Courts of Justice.

(Regulation 23)

SCHEDULE 5PARTICULARS OF THE ADDITIONS OF SUBSTANCES RECORD

(a)

the place where the operation took place;

(b)

the date and time of the operation;

(c)

the class and description of the beer used in the operation;

(d)

the quantity and strength of the beer used in the operation;

(e)

the description of the substance added to the beer;

(f)

the quantity of the substance added to the beer;

(g)

the quantity and strength of the resultant product.

(1)

S.I. 1991/2564.

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