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The Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1987

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Separation of certain licensed premises from other business premises

4.—(1) In section 28 of the Licensing Act (separation of certain licensed premises from other business premises)—

(a)in subsection (2)—

(i)in paragraph (a) for “and matches” there shall be substituted “matches and lighters”;

(ii)after paragraph (b) there shall be inserted—

(bb)selling crisps and similar snack products and packaged nuts; (bbb) selling cork-screws and other bottle openers;;

(iii)after paragraph (d)(ii) there shall be added—

(iii)providing accommodation for guests such as is mentioned in subsection (2A).;

(b)after subsection (2) there shall be inserted—

(2A) The accommodation for guests which is provided under subsection (2)(d)(iii) shall be accommodation—

(i) which is registered in the register of guest houses maintained by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board under section 10 of the Development of Tourist Traffic Act (Northern Ireland) 1948; and

(ii) which conforms to the requirements, if any, prescribed by regulations made with the concurrence of the Department of Economic Development.;

(c)in subsection (3) after “businesses” there shall be inserted “other than the business mentioned in subsection (2)(d)(iii)”.

(2) In section 47(a) of the Licensing Act (exceptions for residents in hotels, etc.)—

(a)for “an hotel” there shall be substituted “premises of a kind mentioned in section 3(1)(a) which provides accommodation for guests such as is mentioned in section 28(2A) or an hotel”;

(b)for “the hotel” in both places where it occurs there shall be substituted “such premises or hotel”.

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