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Licensing Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 7: Requirements with respect to sale of intoxicating liquor

Subsection (1) amends Article 52A of the principal Order to impose conditions on the sale of alcohol in outdoor stadia similar to those in place for an indoor arena in that, where an outdoor stadium is licensed for the sale of alcohol, it must not be sold or made available for sale there unless it is sold to, or made available for purchase by, people employed or attending events and activities in the premises.  Furthermore, other beverages and food must also be available for purchase.

Subsection (2) amends Article 58(13) of the principal Order by adding a new sub-paragraph (g), which will allow young persons under 18 years of age attending events and activities at an outdoor stadium to make purchases (other than intoxicating liquor) at a kiosk or other salespoint.

Subsection (3) amends Schedule 10A of the principal Order to provide that the holder of a licence in respect of an outdoor stadium who sells alcohol or makes it available for sale in contravention of Article 52A is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

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