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

Section 15: Private functions

This section adds new paragraph (4A) to Article 58 of the Licensing Order (young persons prohibited from certain premises) to allow young people to remain on certain licensed premises, to attend a private function, provided certain conditions are met.

The conditions are, that the function is held in a part of the premises where the public do not have access to for the duration of the function; the person under 18 is in the company either of a parent or of a parent of another person who is under 18 and attending the function; at least a main meal is being served; and the person under 18 does not consume any part of that meal at a counter or structure that is being used wholly or mainly as a bar.

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