Order 76

Occasional licences

The below amendment(s) have been made to this instrument which can be viewed by clicking on the link(s):

No76-S.I. No. 566 Of 2018: District Court (Intoxicating Liquor) Rules 2018


1. (1) Save as is hereinafter provided, an application for an occasional licence, pursuant to section 11 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act, 1962 (as amended) may be made at any sitting of the Court for the court area in which the place to which the application relates is situate.

Service and lodgment of notice

(2) Notice of the application shall be served upon the officer in charge of the Garda Síochána for the locality to which the application relates and a copy thereof, endorsed as to service, shall be lodged with the Clerk at least forty-eight hours before the date of hearing of the application.

Order of Court

(3) Where the application is granted the licence shall be in accordance with Form 76.1, Schedule C.


*2. An occasional licence shall not be granted for any time after the hour of ten o'clock in the evening or before the hour of eight o'clock in the morning unless the event to which the licence relates is a dinner or dance.

Prohibited days

†3. An occasional licence shall not be granted in respect of any Sunday, Christmas Day or Good Friday.

In certain cases may be granted at any sitting

4. A Judge may, where special circumstances so require, hear an application and grant such occasional licence at a sitting of the Court in any court area in his or her district.

*Intoxicating Liquor Act, 1962 (s. 11 (10)].
†Intoxicating Liquor Act, 1962 (s. 11 (5)].