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Persons not licensed for the sale of intoxicating liquors (and not being travellers for licensed persons) shall not solicit, take, or receive any orders for the same in cases where it is necessary to take out an excise License to deal in retail, or sell

any of such liquors.--Penalty same as selling without a License; see Section 3 of 1872 Act, page 3.


Sections 96 and 97.-Retailers of spirits are subject to a penalty for interfering with the gauging of spirits and dipping holes of casks and fittings, and must take entry with the excise of the places where they keep spirits.

Section 101.--A dealer or retailer must not carry on business upon any premises communicating with a distiller's premises, otherwise than by an open public street or carriage road.

Sections 102 and 103.-A retailer inust not, unless licensed as a dealer, sell spirits to a retailer, nor keep an excess of spirits beyond his stock book.

Section 104.-Sale of spirits in quantities less than two gallons, or less than dozen reputed quart bottles, shall be deemed sale by retail.

Sections 112 and 113.--Every retailer must keep a stock book and certificate book.

Section 126.-A retailer of methylated spirits must inake entry with the Commissioners of the places where he keeps such spirits, and must not have more than 50 gallons in possession at one time.

Methylated spirits are now exempt from duty, but must not be sold on Sunday, and a License must be obtained from the excise.

Section 141.--An officer of Inland Revenue may at any time enter and examine the state of spirits of any dealer or retailer.


Section 148.-If any person receives, buys, or procures spirits from a person not having authority to sell.-Penalty, £100.

A dealer in spirits in England may apply for an additional License authorising him to sell by retail foreign or British spirits, in any quantity not less than one reputed quart bottle, or as to foreign liqueurs in the bottles in which the

may have been imported, not to be drunk or consumed on the premises.

Any person convicted of felony becomes disqualified from selling spirits by retail.

. Sale of Spirits to Children.-See the Title “Children, Sale of Spirits to."



44 and 45 Vic., cap. 61.

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An Act to prohibit the Sale of Intoxicating Liquors on Sunday in Wales.


Section 1, [Premises where Intoxicating Liquors sold to be closed on Sundays in Wales.]In the principality of Wales all premises in which intoxicating liquors are sold or exposed for sale by retail shall be closed during the whole of Sunday.

Section 2, [Application of Licensing Acts.) - The Licensing Acts, 1872-1874, shall apply in the case of any premises closed under this Act as if they had been closed under these Acts.

Section 3, Commencement of Act.-Act to

into operation at the date of the following general annual licensing meeting.

Section 4.-The Act not to apply to the sale of intoxicating liquors at railway stations.

Section 5, Short Title.This Act may be cited as the Sunday Closing (Wales) Act, 1881.

Christmas Day and Good Friday.- This Act does not alter the previous law as regards Christmas Day and Good Friday. The Court has decided that the Act makes

alteration except to Sundays.



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Where there was at passing of the above enactment a six-day License in force in Wales, then the Holder must close Christmas Day and Good Friday, as it is declared by the Act of 1874, that these days shall be as Sundays, and the premises shall be closed accordingly.

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