Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act, 1961

Jurisdiction of Circuit Court in applications for new on-licences.

24.—(1) In this section “on-licence” has the same meaning as in the Licensing Acts, 1833 to 1960.

(2) The Circuit Court shall have jurisdiction in all cases of applications for new on-licences.

(3) The jurisdiction conferred on the Circuit Court by this section shall be exercised by the judge of the circuit in which the premises in respect of which the new on-licence is sought are situate.

(4) Where the Circuit Court grants under this section a new on-licence, then, notwithstanding anything contained in any enactment, the licence shall not require to be confirmed at any subsequent sitting of the Circuit Court.