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The Registration of Clubs (Northern Ireland) Order 1987

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Register of clubs

14.—(1) Each clerk of petty sessions shall continue to keep a register of clubs having premises within the petty sessions district in respect of which a certificate of registration is issued under Article 7(1).

(2) Each clerk of petty sessions shall record in respect of each club entered in the register—

(a)the matters which under Article 7(1) are required to be specified in the certificate of registration;

(b)the names and addresses of the officials and the committee of management or governing body of the club;

(c)particulars of any renewal of registration of the club;

(d)particulars of any hours fixed or varied by a court under Article 5(2) or 23;

(e)particulars of any cancellation of registration of the club and of any disqualification order made in consequence of the cancellation;

(f)particulars of any conviction of the club of any offence under this Order and of any disqualification order made in consequence of the conviction;

(g)such other matters as may be prescribed by regulations.

(3) Each clerk of petty sessions shall also keep the documents received by him under paragraph (4), and those documents shall be deemed to be matters which are required to be, and have been, recorded in the register under paragraph (2).

(4) Where a court—

(a)on the application of any club grants registration; or

(b)fixes any hours in respect of a club under Article 5(2) or 23; or

(c)confirms, reverses or varies any decision or determination of any other court relating to the registration of a club, the court, where it is not a court of summary jurisdiction for the petty sessions district in which the premises of the club are situated, shall cause a copy of its order, and any document which was attached to, or received in connection with, the application, to be sent to the clerk of petty sessions for that district.

(5) A clerk of petty sessions may make such alterations in the register as are necessary to ensure that the matters recorded in the register in respect of the club are accurate.

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