Alcohol licensing laws of Ireland

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The alcohol licensing laws of Ireland regulate the sale and consumption of alcohol. The legislation controlling licensing regulations is the Intoxicating Liquor Act 2008, Intoxicating Liquor Act 2003, Intoxicating Liquor Act 2000, the Licensing Act 1872 and the Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994.[1] The laws have been regulated in order to restrict Alcohol abuse in Ireland[citation needed].The International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Health Organisation, has classified alcohol as a class one carcinogenic.[2]


  1. ^ "Alcohol and the law". Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  2. ^ (IRAC, agents classified by the IRAC monographs, vol 1-20).

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