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The Registration of Clubs (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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Articles 12, 52.


1.  In this Schedule “application” means an application for an order authorising the continuance of a registered club in premises other than those specified in the certificate of registration.

2.  The secretary of a club which intends to make an application shall, not less than 4 days before the time of the court sitting at which the application is to be made, serve notice of the application upon the clerk of petty sessions and at the same time serve a copy of the notice upon the sub-divisional commander of the police sub-division in which the premises to which the application relates are situated.

3.  The notice mentioned in paragraph 2 shall specify the premises to which the application relates and shall be in such form and shall contain such other information as may be prescribed by magistrates' courts rules.

4.  The sub-divisional commander upon whom notice is required by paragraph 2 to be served may appear at the hearing of the application and object to the making of the authorisation of the continuation of the club in the premises in question.

5.  The court may consider the application, notwithstanding that the procedure set out in this Schedule has not been complied with if, having regard to the circumstances, it is reasonable to do so.

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