Notice of Intention to make Alcohol Bye Laws - Kildare County Council

Closed16 Sep, 2020, 12:01am - 28 Oct, 2020, 5:00pm

Notice of Intention to Make Bye-Laws

Kildare County Council (Control of Consumption & Possession of Alcohol in Public Places) Bye-Laws 2020

Kildare County Council proposes to make bye-laws under Section 199(1) and Section 131 of the Local Government Act 2001 as inserted by Section 131A and 131B of the Local Government Reform Act 2014, for the control of consumption and possession of alcohol in public places in the County of Kildare. These proposed bye-laws include provision for the serving of a notice on a person found to be in contravention, specifying a fixed payment to be paid, the non-payment of which will result in a prosecution in respect of any offence committed.

A copy of the draft Kildare County Council (Control of Consumption & Possession of Alcohol in Public Places) Bye-Laws 2020 may be viewed or inspected during the period (4 weeks) from Wednesday, 16 September 2020 to Wednesday, 14 October 2020 (both dates inclusive) at the following locations during normal business hours:

  • On our website here
  • Corporate Services Department (Level 1), Kildare County Council, at the address below
  • Athy Customer Service Point, Rathstewart, Athy, Co. Kildare.
  • Local libraries in Athy, Ballitore, Castledermot, Celbridge, Clane, Clocha rince, Kilcock, Kilcullen, Kildare Town, Leixlip, Maynooth, Monasterevin, Naas, Newbridge and Rathangan – Please Note: Access to all Libraries is by appointment only  -

Submissions or observations on the proposed bye-laws may be made:

Please make your submission by one medium only i.e. online or in hard copy.
E-mail or faxed submissions will not be accepted.

Closing date for receipt of submissions/observations is 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 28 October 2020.

Details on your privacy rights and how Kildare County Council process data in relation to the consultation process is available



3 submissions have raised observations relating to this consultation.


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