Court Rules of Ireland

Order 87: Public music and singing

ORDER 87

PUBLIC MUSIC AND SINGING

Definitions

1. In this Order—

‘the Act’ means the Public Health Acts Amendment Act, 1890 (53 and 54 Vict c 59), as amended by section 14 of the Public Dance Halls Act, 1935 (No 2 of 1935) and section 33(2) of the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act, 1961 (No 39 of 1961);

‘place’ means the house, room, garden or other place in respect of which a licence or the transfer of a licence under section 51 of the Act is sought or is or has been granted.

Venue for application under section 51(2)

2. (1) An application for a public music and singing licence pursuant to section 51(2) of the Act may be made at any sitting of the court for the court area in which the place sought to be licensed is situate.

(2) Where the application is in respect of a place for which a licence under the Act is in existence at the time of such application, the application shall be made at the Annual Licensing Court for the said court area.

Service of notice

(3) Notice of the application shall be served upon the Superintendent of the Garda Síochána within whose district is situate the place to which the application relates, at least 14 days before the date of hearing of the application.

Applicant to notify Fire Authority

(4) The provisions of section 24 of the Fire Services Act, 1981 shall apply to the application.

Lodgment of notice

(5) A copy of such notice, together with a statutory declaration as to service thereof, shall be lodged with the Clerk at least four days before the date of such hearing.

Order of court

(6) Where the application is granted the licence shall be in accordance with Form 87.1, Schedule C.

Venue for application under s 51(11)

3. (1) An application for a public music and singing licence for a defined period not exceeding 14 days pursuant to section 51(11) of the Act may be made at any sitting of the court for the court area in which the place sought to be licensed is situate.

Service of notice

(2) Notice of the application shall be served upon the Superintendent of the Garda Síochána within whose district is situate the place to which the application relates, at least 14 days before the date of hearing of the application.

Applicant to notify Fire Authority

(3) The provisions of section 24 of the Fire Services Act, 1981 shall apply to the application.

Lodgment of notice

(4) A copy of such notice, together with a statutory declaration as to service thereof, shall be lodged with the Clerk at least four days before the date of such hearing.

Order of court

(5) Where the application is granted the licence shall be in accordance with Form 87.2, Schedule C.

Venue for application under section 51(3)

4. (1) An application for the transfer of a public music and singing licence pursuant to section 51(3) of the Act 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 of notice

(2) Notice of the application shall be served upon the Superintendent of the Garda Síochána within whose district is situate the place to which the application relates, at least 14 days before the date of such hearing.

Lodgment of notice

(3) A copy of such notice, together with a statutory declaration as to service thereof, shall be lodged with the Clerk at least four days before the date of such hearing.

Order of court

(4) Where the application is granted the endorsement of transfer shall be in accordance with Form 87.3, Schedule C.