Intoxicating Liquor Act, 2000

Amendment of section 3 (mixed trading) of Act of 1927.

4.—Section 3 of the Act of 1927 is amended—

(a) by the substitution of the following for subsection (1) (as substituted by section 8 of the Act of 1960 and as amended by section 3 of the Act of 1962 and section 3 of the Act of 1995):

“(1) Where any business other than the sale of intoxicating liquor (in this section referred to as ‘non-licensed business’) is carried on in any premises to which an on-licence or an off-licence is attached, the opening or keeping open of the premises for the purpose of carrying on the non-licensed business shall be permitted at any time.”,

(b) by the insertion of the following after the said subsection (1):

“(2) Notwithstanding anything in the Acts or this Act, it shall not be unlawful for a premises to which an on-licence or an off-licence is attached and which is concurrently engaged in non-licensed business, to open for the sale for consumption off the premises only of intoxicating liquor between 7.30 a.m. and 10.30 a.m. on weekdays and on a Sunday that falls on 23rd or 24th December in any year.”,


(c) by the deletion of subsection (3).