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The Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1990

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Duration of renewed licence

22.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), on the renewal of a licence it shall, unless suspended, remain in force until—

(a)if it is renewed within the 3 months immediately preceding the expiration of the then current licensing year, the expiration of the next following licensing year; or

(b)in any other case, the expiration of the then current licensing year.

(2) Paragraph (1) shall not prejudice the operation of Articles 14(2)(c), 21, 27(b), 28(8) and 30, under which a licence may, or may be deemed to, continue in force after the time when it would otherwise expire.

(3) Where, on renewing a licence, a court of summary jurisdiction gives a direction under Article 16(5)(a) or varies or cancels any direction given under Article 8(9) or 16(5)(a) and the holder of the licence appeals against the direction, variation or cancellation, as the case may require, the direction, variation or cancellation shall not take effect until the appeal is determined or abandoned.

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