Intoxicating Liquor Act, 1960

Amendment of section 2 of Act of 1902.

23.—(1) Section 2 (which restricts the grant of new licences) of the Act of 1902 is hereby amended by the substitution for paragraph (1) of the following paragraph:—

“(1) For premises (not being premises which were licensed by virtue of paragraph (2) of this section) which were licensed at any time during the period of five years immediately before the day on which notice of an application for the grant of a certificate entitling the holder to receive a licence in respect of the premises is given, pursuant to rules of court, to the appropriate County Registrar or to the appropriate District Court Clerk, as the case may be; or”.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section shall come into operation on the expiration of the period of two years beginning on the day of the passing of this Act.