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The Registration of Clubs (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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Disqualification of premises on refusal of renewal or cancellation of registration

15.—(1) Where a court of summary jurisdiction—

(a)refuses an application by a registered club for the renewal of its registration; or

(b)cancels the registration of a club under Article 13(1) or 45(1);

the court shall make a disqualification order prohibiting the premises occupied by the club being used for the purposes of any registered club during a period of 2 years from the date on which the order takes effect or, if the court thinks fit, such greater period not exceeding 5 years as may be specified in the order.

(2) Where a disqualification order under paragraph (1) is made, the registration of the club obtained before the order is made or before it takes effect shall by virtue of the order be void as from the time when the order takes effect.

(3) A disqualification order under paragraph (1) shall not take effect—

(a)until the expiry of the time for bringing an appeal against the refusal to renew the registration, the cancellation of the registration or against the making of the order as the case may require, and

(b)if such an appeal is brought, until the appeal has been determined or abandoned.

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