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Intoxicating Liquor Act, 1995

Amendment of section 56 (prohibited hours in clubs) of Act of 1927.

5.(1) Section 56 (inserted by section 26 of the Act of 1988) of the Act of 1927 is hereby amended—

(a) by the substitution in subsection (1) of “subsections (1A), (2) and (3)” for “subsections (2) and (3)”, and

(b) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (1):

“(1A) Where in any year the 23rd or 24th day of December falls on a Sunday, then the provisions of subsection (1) of this section which relate to a weekday during a period which is not a period of summer time shall apply to such a Sunday as if it were such a weekday.”,

and

(c) by the insertion of the following proviso to subsection (2):

“Provided that where in any year the 23rd or 24th day of December falls on a Sunday, then the provisions of this subsection which relate to a weekday during a period which is not a period of summer time shall apply to such a Sunday as if it were such a weekday.”.

(2) (a) For the purposes of the Registration of Clubs Acts, 1904 to 1988, the rules of a club which at the date of the passing of this Act is registered under those Acts, shall, during the transitional period, be deemed to be in conformity with the provisions of section 56, as amended by this section, of the Act of 1927.

(b) In this subsection “transitional period” means the period beginning on the date of the passing of this Act and ending, either, when the certificate of registration of the club which is in force two months after that date expires, or, if it should sooner happen, when the rules of the club are brought into conformity with section 56, as amended by this section, of the Act of 1927.