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McDowell to propose overhaul of pub trade

Minister for Justice Michael McDowell is to propose radical new laws to overhaul the drinkstrade, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

9th April, 2005

Minister for Justice Michael McDowell is to propose radical new laws to overhaul the drinkstrade, The Sunday Business Post has learned. The new measures include special licences for continental-style cafe bars, a new nightclub licence and powers for local councils to designate the locations and opening hours of pubs.

These proposals will be brought to cabinet by McDowell within the next three weeks. Sources said that the package would propose the consolidation of 100 licensing...

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