IRISH WHISKEY ACT, 19801 Irish whiskey.
3 Short title.
AN ACT TO DEFINE IRISH WHISKEY AND CERTAIN DESCRIPTIONS USED IN RELATION TO IRISH WHISKEY AND TO REPEAL THE IRISH WHISKEY ACT, 1950.
[10th December, 1980]
BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:
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1.—(1) For the purposes of any statute or instrument made under statute spirits described as Irish whiskey shall not be regarded as corresponding to that description unless the requirements regarding spirits contained in subsection (3) of this section are complied with as regards the spirits.
(2) For any of the purposes mentioned in subsection (1) of this section spirits described as blended Irish whiskey shall not he regarded as corresponding to that description unless—
(3) The following are the requirements referred to in subsections (1) and (2) of this section regarding spirits;
(4) For the purposes of subsection (3) of this section the alcoholic strength at which spirits are distilled shall be ascertained in the same manner as that in which such ascertainment is for the time being arrived at for the purposes of customs and excise.
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2.—The Irish Whiskey Act, 1950, is hereby repealed.
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3.—This Act may be cited as the Irish Whiskey Act, 1980.
ACTS REFERRED TO
Source: Irish Statute Book Database
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