Intoxicating Liquor Act, 1988

Objections to grant of club certificates.

44.Section 3 of the Registration of Clubs (Ireland) Act, 1904 , is hereby amended by the substitution for subsections (1) and (2) of the following subsections:

“(1) The registrar shall forthwith give notice of such application to the superintendent of the Garda Síochána for the Garda district in which the club, the subject of the application, is situated and, if no objections are taken as hereinafter provided, the court shall, if satisfied that the application has been duly made as aforesaid and that the rules of the club are in conformity with the provisions of this Act, grant the application.

(2) It shall be competent for such superintendent of the Garda Síochána, on receiving such notice, and for any person resident in the parish in which the club premises are situated, to lodge objections to the grant of the certificate on any of the grounds of objection specified in this Act and it shall be competent for any person to lodge objections to the renewal of the certificate on any such grounds. Such objections shall be lodged by the objectors with the registrar within ten days of the receipt or publication of the notice of application, and at the same time a copy of the objections shall be sent by them to the secretary of the club applying for the grant or renewal of a certificate.”.