Intoxicating Liquor Act, 1962

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27.—(1) Nothing in the Licensing Acts (other than this section) or in any enactment requiring the authority of an excise licence for the sale or supply of intoxicating liquor shall have effect in relation to intoxicating liquor that is in confectionery if the confectionery—

(a) does not contain intoxicating liquor in a proportion greater than one-fiftieth of a gallon of liquor (computed as proof spirit) per pound of the confectionery, and

(b) either consists of separate pieces each of which weighs not more than one and one-half ounces or is designed to be broken into such pieces for the purposes of consumption.

(2) Intoxicating liquor in confectionery shall not be sold to a person who is under the age of sixteen years.

(3) A person who knowingly contravenes subsection (2) of this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds.