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Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2021

Section 1: Removal of additional restrictions at Easter

This section amends Article 30 of the Licensing Order (Occasional licences), Article 42 (General permitted hours), Article 44 (Additional permitted hours), Article 45 (Authorisations for additional permitted hours), Article 47 (Extension licences) and Article 50 (Restrictions as to sales for consumption off premises) by removing all references to Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

The above Articles relate to the permitted hours for the sale of intoxicating liquor in licensed premises or under the authority of an occasional licence (both on and off-sales). Easter weekend permitted hours now mirror what is available for any other weekend during the rest of the year.

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