Intoxicating Liquor Act, 1960

Restriction of consumption of intoxicating liquor in refreshment houses.

38.—(1) A person who consumes, or permits the consumption of, intoxicating liquor during prohibited hours in a refreshment house which is not a licensed premises shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to the fine to which he would have been liable if the conviction had been in relation to premises which, at the time of the commission of the offence, were licensed premises.

(2) In this section—

“refreshment house” means premises, or any portion thereof, deemed for the purposes of the Refreshment Houses (Ireland) Act, 1860 , to be a refreshment house;

“licensed premises” and “prohibited hours” have the meanings they have in the Act of 1927.