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ELECTORAL ACT 2002 - SECT 66

Use of licensed premises as voting centre

    (1)     Subject to this section, no part of any licensed premises within the meaning of the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 may be used for the purpose of a voting centre.

    (2)     If the Commission considers that there are exceptional circumstances which so require, the Commission may, subject to any conditions, authorise the use of any premises which is, or of which any part is, a licensed premises within the   meaning of the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 for the purpose of a voting centre.

    (3)     If during any period, any part of a premises is used for the purpose of a voting centre under subsection (2), that part of the premises must not be—

        (a)     used for the sale of liquor; or

        (b)     accessible from any other part of the premises which is being used for the sale of liquor.

S. 66(4) inserted by No. 91/2003 s. 6.

    (4)     Despite the issue of a limited licence under section 14 of the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 , if a voting centre is appointed in any premises which is part of an area in respect of which the supply of liquor is authorised by the limited licence, liquor may not be supplied under the limited licence in that area during the hours of voting on election day.



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