Intoxicating Liquor Act, 2000

Further amendment of Act of 1988.

15.—Part IV of the Act of 1988 is amended by the insertion of the following section after section 41:

“Display of notice.

41A.—(1) The holder of a licence in respect of licensed premises and the secretary of a club registered under the Registration of Clubs Acts, 1904 to 2000, shall display in a conspicuous place in the licensed premises or club premises concerned a notice containing a statement of the offences provided for in this Part.

(2) The notice shall be in a form or forms prescribed by regulations made by the Minister.

(3) A person who contravenes subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding—

(a) £250 in the case of a first offence, or

(b) £500 in the case of a second or any subsequent offence.

(4) Regulations under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as practicable after they are made and, if a resolution annulling the regulations is passed by either such House within the next 21 days on which that House has sat after the regulations are laid before it, the regulations shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.

(5) The provisions (relating to the display of notices) of subsections (4) and (6) of section 34 and subsections (3) and (6) of sections 35 and 36 are repealed.

(6) This section shall come into operation on such day as the Minister may by order appoint.”.