District Court Rules

Blackhall's Court Rules and Forms of Ireland are now updated to 1 August 2022




1. (1) Save as is hereinafter provided, an application for a special exemption order pursuant to section 5 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act, 1927 (as substituted by section 11 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act, 2003 and as amended by section 10 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act, 2008) may be made at any sitting of the court for the court area in which the premises for which the order is sought are situate.

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Service and lodgment of notice

(2) Notice of the application shall be served upon the officer in charge of the Garda Síochána for the licensing area in which the premises to which the application relates are situate, and a copy thereof shall be lodged with the clerk, at least 48 hours before the date of the hearing of the application.

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Order of court

(3) Where the application is granted the Order shall be in accordance with Form 71.1, Schedule C.

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In certain circumstances may be granted at any sitting

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

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