LIQUOR LICENCE ACT 1974
Activities unaffected by section 2(1)
The sale of intoxicating liquor on the licensed premises, during such period as the
licensing authority may allow—
by the executor or administrator of a deceased licensed person; or
by the receiver, appointed under section 54 of the Mental Health Act 1968 [title 11 item 36] for a licensed person; or
by the legal representative of a licensed person who has been admitted to a hospital for the treatment of a mental disorder; or
by the trustee of a licensed person who has become bankrupt; or
by an auctioneer or agent authorized in writing to effect such sale by a
legal executor, administrator, receiver, legal representative or trustee.
[Paragraph 1 amended by 1998:32 effective 13 July 1998]
The sale by an executor or administrator of any deceased person who was not a
licensed person, or any auctioneer or agent authorized in writing by him, of intoxicating liquor which belonged to such deceased person.
The sale, with the written permission of the chairman of the licensing authority, of
intoxicating liquor by any person, or by the agent of any person authorized by him in
writing, to a licensed person or to a mess:
Provided that the chairman of the licensing authority may in his absolute discretion, and without assigning any reason, refuse to grant an application for a permit under this paragraph, and, without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power to refuse such an application, shall not grant such an application unless he is satisfied that the intoxicating liquor intended to be sold is bona fide a part of the household stores of the person by or on whose behalf the application is made and was not acquired by him for the purposes of resale.
The sale of intoxicating liquor by virtue of any legal process or order of any court
authorizing the sale.
The sale in any mess of intoxicating liquor of any kind to any person belonging to
Her Majesty’s Forces or to any member of any mess or to any bona fide invited guest of such
mess at any entertainment approved by the Commanding Officer.
The sale of methylated spirits or wood alcohol, or of spirits made up in wood alcohol
or of spirits made up in medicine.