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

Section 21: Minimum price for alcohol

This section places a duty on the Department of Health, within 3 years of the whole Act coming into operation, to bring forward to the Assembly legislation introducing minimum pricing for the sale and supply of intoxicating liquor and to prohibit its sale or supply below that price. If it is not reasonably practicable to comply with this requirement, that Department must make a statement to the Assembly as to why this is so.

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