Revenue Act, 1863

25 & 26 Vict. c. 22. s. 13.

Alteration of the law relating to occasional licences.

20. Whereas it is expedient to alter and amend the conditions and restrictions upon and under which occasional licences to sell beer, spirits, or wine may be granted and used, as provided by the thirteenth section of the Revenue Act, 1862: Be it enacted as follows :

1. That the consent of one justice of the peace, as in the said section mentioned, only, shall be necessary ;

2. That the hours during which such occasional licence shall authorize the sale of any beer, spirits, or wine, shall extend from [1 such hour not earlier than sunrise until such hour not later than ten o’clock at night as may be specified in that behalf in the consent given by the justice for the granting of such occasional licence] :

3. That upon the occasion of any public dinner or ball it shall be lawful for the person who shall have obtained an occasional licence under the provisions of the said Act to sell the said liquors during such hours before or after sunrise or sunset as shall be allowed and specified in that behalf in the consent to be given by the justice of the peace for the granting of such occasional licence.

[1 Words in brackets substituted as to E. by 37 & 38 Vict. c. 49. s. 19, and as to I. by 37 & 38 Vict. c. 69. s. 5.]