Alcohol and entertainment

Alcohol and entertainment guidance:

This Practice Note aims to provide practical guidance to those working within a local authority in England or Wales to deal with licensing fees and levies. Local...

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The Licensing Act 2003 (LA 2003) governs the sale of alcohol, provision of regulated entertainment and the provision of late night refreshment (hot food and/ or hot drink...

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The children and alcohol offences The Licensing Act 2003 (LA 2003) creates a wide range of offences involving children and alcohol. The most common offences are: • sale...

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What is a sex establishment? Schedule 3 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (LG(MP)A 1982), as amended by section 27 of the Policing and Crime Act...

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Licensed premises owners and operators must consider and implement health and safety law in the workplace like all other employers. Undoubtedly, a licensed premises which...

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This Practice Note sets out the law and practice in relation to the duties and responsibilities of a licensing authority under the Licensing Act 2003 (LA 2003). This...

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This Practice Note summarises the application, purpose, content and structure of the Licensing Act 2003 (LA 2003) as it applies to England and Wales. Application of the...

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Which licence is required? If the performance of live music is regulated entertainment (considering all of the conditions and exemptions detailed in Practice Note:...

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The provision of regulated entertainment is a licensable activity and a qualifying club activity under the Licensing Act 2003 (LA 2003). To provide regulated...

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What is a sex establishment The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provision) Act 1982 (as amended) (LG(MP)A 1982) creates four distinct 'sex establishments'. These being: •...

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All of the offences under the Licensing Act 2003 (LA 2003) are summary-only offences, triable only in the magistrates' court, which normally have to be prosecuted within...

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What is a Temporary Event Notice (TEN)? Consistent with the progressive deregulation of the licensing regime, no actual permission is required by the Licensing Act 2003...

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