"Restricted premises orders: display of notices

Executive Committee Business – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 3:45 pm on 3rd December 2013.

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9A. (1) This section applies where—

(a) a restricted premises order has effect in respect of premises ("the relevant premises”); and

(b) a person ("P”) carries on a retail business at the relevant premises.

(2) P must display a notice in the relevant premises in accordance with subsection (3).

(3) The notice must—

(a) state that a restricted premises order has been made in respect of the relevant premises and the period for which the order has effect;

(b) be displayed in a prominent position in the relevant premises where it is readily visible to persons at every relevant point of sale; and

(c) be displayed no later than 5 days after the date on which the restricted premises order has effect.

(4) A relevant point of sale is one that was used for the sale of tobacco or cigarette papers at any time during the period of 2 months ending with the date on which the restricted premises order was made.

(5) Regulations may specify—

(a) the dimensions of the notice to be displayed in accordance with this section;

(b) the wording of the statement to be displayed on the notice; and

(c) the size of the statement.".— [Mr Poots (The Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety).]

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