Canterbury Provincial Ordinances
9. The Public House Ordinance 1866 Amendment Ordinance
[19th June 1872.]
Whereas an Ordinance was passed by the Superintendent of the Province of
Canterbury with the advice and consent of the Provincial
“The Public House Ordinance 1866” and whereas two Ordinances were
passed in the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh
Sessions respectively of the said
Provincial Council for the purpose of amending the said Ordinance:
And whereas it is desirable further to amend the said Ordinance:
Be it therefore enacted by the Superintendent of the said Province with the
advice and consent of the Provincial Council thereof as
Section 13 of the said Ordinance is hereby repealed.
2. If quorum of Justices not present at annual or quarterly licensing meeting said meeting may be adjourned for two weeks.
Whenever at any annual or quarterly licensing meeting to be holden under the
provisions of the said Ordinance a quorum of Justices
shall not be present by
one of the clock of the day at the Court House appointed for the meeting it
shall be lawful for any one Justice
being present to adjourn the said meeting
for two weeks and to cause notice of such adjournment to be given to all other
resident in the district.
3. If quorum of Justices not present at adjourned meeting R.M. shall signify same to Superintendent, who shall then with advice and consent of Executive Council do and perform all acts which Justices are by said Ordinance empowered to do and perform at such meetings.
At such adjourned meeting it shall be lawful for the Justices then present if
constituting a quorum under the provisions of the said
Ordinance to take into
consideration every application for a license and to hear inquire into and
determine all objections thereto
and to grant or refuse such license to every
such persons as shall in their discretion be approved of by the majority of such
in the form and manner and subject to the terms and conditions provided
by the said Ordinance Provided that if at such adjourned
meeting there shall
not be present a quorum of Justices the Resident Magistrate shall forthwith
signify the fact to the Superintendent
and it shall then be lawful for the
Superintendent with the advice and consent of his Executive Council to do and
perform all such
acts which the Justices are by the said Ordinance empowered to
do and perform at such meetings.
4. Words “Chief Officer of Police “ who to mean.
The words “Chief Officer of Police” in Section 32 of the said
“Public House Ordinance 1866” shall mean and
be interpreted as
meaning the Chief Officer of Police other than the Commissioner residing or
stationed nearest to the Public House
in respect of which any complaint under
the said Section may have been made.
5. Holder of license to have lamp burning outside house between certain hours under penalty.
If any holder of a license shall neglect or refuse to have a lamp giving a
good and sufficient light affixed over the front or principal
door of his house
or to keep the same burning from sunset till eleven o’clock he shall be
liable to a penalty not exceeding
Ten Pounds for every offence.
Section 8 of “The Public House Ordinance 1866 Amendment Ordinance
1867” is hereby repealed.
This Ordinance shall be read with and form part of “The Public House Ordinance
1866” and be intituled “The Public House Ordinance 1866 Amendment Ordinance 1872.”