Author: Constance Cassidy and Elanor Walsh Cassidy: | ISBN: 978-1- 911611-36-3 | Format: Hard Back | Price (Approx): €175 | Publication Date: March 2023
The licensing code is a statutory code. Practice and procedure is dictated by statute and rules of court. Compliance with the format of various notices, the service on statutory notice parties, publication and proofs required is essential. Cassidy on the Licensing Acts: Practice, Precedents, Protocols provides, for the first time, a detailed step-by-step guide to practice and procedure governing licensing applications in Ireland.
Cassidy on the Licensing Acts: Practice, Precedents, Protocols provides all material essential to the licensing practitioner including forms, precedents, rules of court, regulations, court certificates and orders.
The new eLicensing system is discussed, as are all appropriate rules of the relevant courts.
The practitioner is provided with a detailed analysis of essential practice and procedure which applies in respect of each and every court application, together with a list of all general proofs. Precedents such as the notice of application, the relevant court order and certificate are included. Court licences are distinguished from non-court (Revenue) licences.
The practice and procedure to be followed in applying for retail, wholesale and manufacturers’ licences is discussed in detail. The declaratory jurisdiction is also analysed.
The practice, procedure and proofs required for renewal, objection and transfer of court licences is dealt with. Other licences such as entertainment licences are reviewed in detail.
Orders of the court such as special exemption orders and occasional licences (amongst others), restaurant certificates and registered clubs are also examined.
In Cassidy on the Licensing Acts: Practice, Precedents, Protocols, the authors distinguish between court and non-court licences, and licences to manufacture alcohol, and sell alcohol by wholesale and retail.
All relevant rules of court and statutory provisions are reproduced.
Key Features include:
- For the first time, a detailed step-by-step guide to practice and procedure governing licensing applications in the Republic of Ireland.
- Materials essential to the licensing practitioner such as forms, precedents, rules of court, regulations and certificates and orders.
- The new eLicensing system is analysed, as are the relevant rules of the District Court and the Circuit Court.
- Specimen alcohol licences issued by Revenue (retail, wholesale, manufacture) are reproduced in full.
- Protocols required for renewal, objection and transfer of court licences are discussed; as are those regarding entertainment licences, licensing exemption orders, restaurant certificates and registered clubs.
- The authors distinguish between court and non-court licences, and licences to manufacture alcohol and sell alcohol by retail and wholesale.
- Relevant rules of court and regulations and statutory provisions are reproduced in extenso.
Part I – Introduction
Part II – eLicensing and District Court Practice Directions
Part III – Costs
Part IV – Categories of Liquor Licence
Part V – Categories of Other Licences, Orders and Certificates
Part VI – Practice, Procedure and Proofs: Liquor Licences (Court): Grant
- Retail Licence: The Circuit Court
- Retail Licence: The Circuit Court: Declaratory Jurisdiction
- Retail Licence: The District Court
- Retail Licence: The District Court: Declaratory Jurisdiction
- Wholesale Licence: The District Court
Part VII – Practice, Procedure and Proofs: Liquor Licences (Court): Renewal, Objection, Transfer
Part VIII – Practice, Procedure and Proofs: Entertainment and Other Licences, Orders, Certificates
- Entertainment Licences
- Restaurant Certificates
- Licensing Exemption Orders
- Registered Clubs
Part IX – Practice: Liquor Licences (Non-Court): Grant and Renewal
Part X – Rules of Court
Part XI – Regulations
Who Should Buy This Book?
Cassidy on the Licensing Acts: Practice, Precedents, Protocols is the essential practical guide for all lawyers, revenue officials, the Courts service, members of An Garda Síochána, the fire authority, all licensees and anyone with an interest in the practical aspects of liquor licensing, whether the issue relates to a retail licence, a wholesale licence or a manufacturer’s licence, and/or other licences, orders or certificates which can apply in respect of a licenced premises.
About the Authors
Constance Cassidy SC is a practising barrister and is the author of a number of texts on licensing law in Ireland.
Elanor Walsh Cassidy, LL.B. is a graduate of NUI Maynooth.
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