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The Registration of Clubs (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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General permitted hours

24.—(1) Subject to the succeeding provisions of this Part, the permitted hours in a registered club other than a nightworkers club are the hours—

(a)on week-days, other than Good Friday or Christmas Day, from half past 11 in the morning to 11 in the evening; and

(b)on Good Friday from 5 in the afternoon to 11 in the evening; and

(c)on Sunday or Christmas Day from half past 12 in the afternoon to 10 in the evening.

(2) The hours for the supply of intoxicating liquor in a nightworkers club shall be fixed by the county court on the application for the grant of registration and may be varied by a court of summary jurisdiction on renewal of the registration and the hours so fixed or varied shall—

(a)not exceed the total of—

(i)on week days, other than Good Friday or Christmas Day, 11½;

(ii)on Good Friday, 6;

(iii)on Sunday and Christmas Day, 9½; and

(b)provide for a break of at least 2 consecutive hours between 2 in the afternoon and 5 in the afternoon on Good Friday; and

(c)not include any period between 1 in the morning and 6 in the morning of any day.

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