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Minor Amendments Of The Principal Act

Volume 126: debated on Monday 1 February 1988

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Amendments made: No. 17, in page 15, line 8, leave out first 'the' and insert 'any'.

No. 18, in page 16, line 29, at end insert—

'. In section 169(1) (selling to persons under 18), for the words "subsections (4) and (10)" there shall be substituted the words "subsection (4)".'.

No. 19, in page 16, line 29, at end insert—

'. In section 168(3)(a) (due diligence defence), for the word "used" there shall be substituted the words "exercised all".'.

No. 20, in page 16, line 31, leave out from beginning to end of line 42 and insert—

Extension to certain proceedings under this Act of section 97 of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980.

196A. — (1) For the purposes of section 97 of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (procuring the attendance of witnesses etc. at the hearing of a complaint) the following proceedings shall be treated as the hearing of a complaint—
  • (a) proceedings on an application—
  • (i) for the grant of a justices' licence;
  • (ii) for the revocation of a justices' licence or canteen licence; or
  • (iii) for the making, variation or revocation of a restriction order; and
  • (b) proceedings in connection with the exercise by licensing justices of the power to revoke a justices' licence or canteen licence of their own motion.
  • (2) Licensing justices before whom any such proceedings as are mentioned in subsection (1) above take place shall be treated for the purposes of section 97 of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 as a magistrates' court for the petty sessions area constituting the licensing district.".'. — [Mr. Douglas Hogg.]