Barrister claims drink laws are ‘like prohibition’

Barrister Constance Cassidy has compared new drink licensing legislation to measures introduced during the prohibition era in the US, and has called on the government to ‘‘bite the bullet’’ on the issue.

30th August, 2008

Barrister Constance Cassidy has compared new drink licensing legislation to measures introduced during the prohibition era in the US, and has called on the government to ‘‘bite the bullet’’ on the issue.

Cassidy, who specialises in the licensed trade, said new laws introduced a month ago were restrictive, inconvenient.

and unlikely to deliver the desired policy objective. She said there had been too little debate about the introduction of the 2008...

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