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The Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1987

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Occasional licences

6.  In section 27 of the Licensing Act (occasional licences)—

(a)in subsection (1)(a) at the beginning there shall be inserted “Subject to subsection (1A)”;

(b)after subsection (1) there shall be inserted—

(1A) Not more than 13 occasional licences shall be granted by the court on one application.;

(b)in subsection (6)—

(i)after “Sunday” there shall be inserted “after one in the morning”;

(ii)after “Christmas Day” there shall be inserted “, Easter Day”;

(iii)for “half past one” there shall be substituted “one”;

(d)after subsection (11) there shall be inserted—

(11A) Where upon complaint made under part VIII of the Magistrates' Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981, a court of summary jurisdiction is satisfied that functions held at the place specified in an occasional licence have been conducted so as to cause undue inconvenience to persons residing in the vicinity of that place, the court may—

(a)revoke any other occasional licences granted in respect of that place; or

(b)order that the place specified in the licence shall not be a place for which an occasional licence may be granted; or

(c)make any licences mentioned in paragraph (a) subject to such terms and conditions as the court thinks fit..

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