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to persons attending such function as may be specified in the occasional licence between the hours of 10.00 a.m. on one day and 2.00 a.m. on the following day.

  • (2)

    An occasional licence granted under this section shall specify—

    • (a)

      the periods within which intoxicating liquor may be provided or sold; and

    • (b)

      the place at which intoxicating liquor may be provided and sold.

  • (3)

    A single occasional licence may be granted so as to relate to a number of

disparate sub-events that are to be staged in different places but as constituent parts of a centrally-organized event.

(3A) A licence other than an occasional licence shall not be granted where the proposed licensed premises are, or form part of, a park listed in the First Schedule to the Bermuda National Parks Act 1986 [title 19 item 6].

(3B) Subsection (3A) does not apply in relation to a licence that was in force immediately before the commencement of the Liquor Licence Amendment Act 1998, or to the renewal or transfer (whether or not subject to new conditions) of such a licence.

(3C) An application under this section shall be made by notice in writing to the chairman and a copy of the application shall be served on the Commissioner of Police.

(3D) It shall be within the absolute discretion of the chairman to refuse an application for an occasional licence without assigning any reason therefor.

(3E) An occasional licence granted under this section shall, at any time during the period of the function in respect of which it is granted, forthwith be produced by the person who is in charge of the sale of intoxicating liquor at the function for examination by a police officer at his request, and if it is not so produced, without reasonable excuse, the holder of the licence and that person shall each be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars.

[Section 22 amended by 1998 : 9 effective 15 May 1998]

Appeals to Supreme Court


(1) In this section “interested persons”, in relation to a decision

of the licensing authority on an application for the grant or transfer of a licence, means—

  • (a)

    where the application is refused, the applicant; or

  • (b)

    where the application is granted, any person who under section 12 has

objected to the grant of the licence.

(2) Any interested person who is aggrieved by a decision of the licensing authority (including a decision imposing conditions) may, subject to this section, appeal to the Supreme Court against the decision.

(3) Subject as aforesaid, an appeal by an interested person against a decision of the licensing authority shall lie to the Supreme Court on either or both of the following grounds—


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