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Licensing Bill [HL]


 

Licensing Bill [HL]

 

[AS AMENDED ON REPORT]

 
 

Contents

Part 1

Licensable activities

      1        Licensable activities and qualifying club activities

      2        Authorisation for licensable activities and qualifying club activities

Part 2

Licensing authorities

The authorities

      3        Licensing authorities

      4        Central Licensing Authority

Functions of licensing authorities etc.

      5        General duties of licensing authorities

      6        Statement of licensing policy

      7        Licensing committees

      8        Exercise and delegation of functions

      9        Requirement to keep a register

Licensing committees

      10        Proceedings of licensing committee

      11        Sub-delegation of functions by licensing committee etc.

Part 3

Premises licences

Introductory

      12        Premises licence

      13        The relevant licensing authority

      14        Authorised persons, interested parties and responsible authorities

 
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      15        Meaning of “supply of alcohol”

      16        Meaning of “designated premises supervisor”

Grant of premises licence

      17        Applicant for premises licence

      18        Application for premises licence

      19        Determination of application for premises licence

      20        Mandatory conditions where licence authorises supply of alcohol

      21        Mandatory condition: door supervision

      22        Prohibited conditions: plays

      23        Grant or rejection of application

      24        Form of licence and summary

      25        Theft, loss, etc. of premises licence or summary

Duration of licence

      26        Period of validity of premises licence

      27        Death, incapacity, insolvency etc. of licence holder

      28        Surrender of premises licence

Provisional statement

      29        Application for a provisional statement where premises being built, etc.

      30        Advertisement of application for provisional statement

      31        Determination of application for provisional statement

      32        Restriction on representations following provisional statement

Duty to notify certain changes

      33        Notification of change of name or address

Variation of licences

      34        Application to vary premises licence

      35        Determination of application under section 34

      36        Supplementary provision about determinations under section 35

      37        Application to vary licence to specify individual as premises supervisor

      38        Circumstances in which section 37 application given interim effect

      39        Determination of section 37 application

      40        Duty of applicant following determination under section 39

      41        Request to be removed as designated premises supervisor

Transfer of premises licence

      42        Application for transfer of premises licence

      43        Circumstances in which transfer application given interim effect

      44        Determination of transfer application

      45        Notification of determination under section 44

      46        Duty to notify designated premises supervisor of transfer

Interim authority notices

      47        Interim authority notice following death etc. of licence holder

 
 

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      48        Cancellation of interim authority notice following police objections

      49        Supplementary provision about interim authority notices

Transfer following death etc. of licence holder

      50        Reinstatement of licence on transfer following death etc. of holder

Review of licences

      51        Application for review of premises licence

      52        Determination of application for review

      53        Supplementary provision about review

General provision

      54        Form etc. of applications and notices under Part 3

      55        Fees

Production of licence, rights of entry, etc.

      56        Licensing authority’s duty to update licence document

      57        Duty to keep and produce licence

      58        Provision supplementary to section 57

      59        Inspection of premises before grant of licence etc.

Part 4

Clubs

Introductory

      60        Club premises certificate

Qualifying clubs

      61        Qualifying clubs

      62        The general conditions

      63        Determining whether a club is established and conducted in good faith

      64        The additional conditions for the supply of alcohol

      65        Industrial and provident societies, friendly societies etc.

      66        Miners’ welfare institutes

Interpretation

      67        Associate members and their guests

      68        The relevant licensing authority

      69        Authorised persons, interested parties and responsible authorities

      70        Other definitions relating to clubs

Grant of club premises certificate

      71        Application for club premises certificate

      72        Determination of application for club premises certificate

      73        Prohibited conditions: associate members and their guests

 
 

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      74        Prohibited conditions: plays

      75        Grant or rejection of application for club premises certificate

      76        Form of certificate and summary

      77        Theft, loss etc. of certificate or summary

Duration of certificate

      78        Period of validity of club premises certificate

      79        Surrender of club premises certificate

Duty to notify certain changes

      80        Notification of change of name or alteration of rules of club

      81        Change of relevant registered address of club

Variation of certificates

      82        Application to vary club premises certificate

      83        Determination of application under section 82

      84        Supplementary provision about applications under section 82

Review of certificates

      85        Application for review of club premises certificate

      86        Determination of application for review

      87        Supplementary provision about review

Withdrawal of certificates

      88        Club ceasing to be a qualifying club

General provision

      89        Form etc. of applications and notices under Part 4

      90        Fees

Production of certificate, rights of entry, etc.

      91        Licensing authority’s duty to update club premises certificate

      92        Duty to keep and produce certificate

      93        Provision supplementary to section 92

      94        Inspection of premises before grant of certificate etc.

      95        Other powers of entry and search

Part 5

Permitted temporary activities

Introductory

      96        Meaning of “permitted temporary activity”

      97        The relevant licensing authority

 
 

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Temporary event notices

      98        Temporary event notice

      99        Minimum of 24 hours between event periods

      100        Acknowledgement of notice

      101        Withdrawal of notice

Police objections

      102        Objection to notice by the police

      103        Counter notice following police objection

      104        Modification of notice following police objection

Limits on temporary event notices

      105        Counter notice where permitted limits exceeded

Rights of entry, production of notice, etc.

      106        Right of entry where temporary event notice given

      107        Duty to keep and produce temporary event notice

Miscellaneous

      108        Theft, loss, etc. of temporary event notice

Part 6

Personal licences

Introductory

      109        Personal licence

      110        The relevant licensing authority

      111        Meaning of “relevant offence” and “foreign offence”

      112        Spent convictions

      113        Period of validity of personal licence

      114        Surrender of personal licence

Grant and renewal of licences

      115        Application for grant or renewal of personal licence

      116        Individual permitted to hold only one personal licence

      117        Licence continued pending renewal

      118        Determination of application for grant

      119        Determination of application for renewal

      120        Notification of determinations

      121        Duty to notify licensing authority of convictions during application period

      122        Convictions coming to light after grant or renewal

      123        Form of personal licence

      124        Theft, loss, etc. of personal licence

Duty to notify certain changes

      125        Duty to notify change of name or address

 
 

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Conviction of licence holder for relevant offence

      126        Duty to notify court of personal licence

      127        Forfeiture or suspension of licence on conviction for relevant offence

      128        Powers of appellate court to suspend order under section 127

      129        Court’s duty to notify licensing authority of convictions

      130        Licence holder’s duty to notify licensing authority of convictions

General provision

      131        Form etc. of applications and notices under Part 6

      132        Licensing authority’s duty to update licence document

Production of licence

      133        Licence holder’s duty to produce licence

Part 7

Offences

Unauthorised licensable activities

      134        Unauthorised licensable activities

      135        Exposing alcohol for unauthorised sale

      136        Keeping alcohol on premises for unauthorised sale

      137        Defence of due diligence

Drunkenness and disorderly conduct

      138        Allowing disorderly conduct on licensed premises etc.

      139        Sale of alcohol to a person who is drunk

      140        Obtaining alcohol for a person who is drunk

      141        Failure to leave licensed premises etc.

Smuggled goods

      142        Keeping of smuggled goods

Children and alcohol

      143        Allowing children into licensed premises

      144        Sale of alcohol to children

      145        Allowing the sale of alcohol to children

      146        Sale of liqueur confectionery to children under 16

      147        Purchase of alcohol by or on behalf of children

      148        Consumption of alcohol by children

      149        Delivering alcohol to children

      150        Sending a child to obtain alcohol

      151        Prohibition of sales in the presence of children

      152        Prohibition of unsupervised sales by children

      153        Enforcement role for weights and measures authorities

 
 

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Confiscation of alcohol

      154        Confiscation of sealed containers of alcohol

Vehicles and trains

      155        Prohibition on sale of alcohol on moving vehicles

      156        Power to prohibit sale of alcohol on trains

False statement relating to licensing etc.

      157        False statements made for the purposes of this Act

Interpretation

      158        Interpretation of Part 7

Part 8

Closure of premises

Closure of premises in an identified area

      159        Orders to close premises in area experiencing disorder

Closure of identified premises

      160        Closure orders for identified premises

      161        Extension of closure order

      162        Cancellation of closure order

      163        Application to magistrates’ court by police

      164        Consideration of closure order by magistrates’ court

      165        Appeal from decision of magistrates’ court

      166        Review of premises licence following closure order

      167        Provision about decisions under section 166

      168        Enforcement of closure order

      169        Exemption of police from liability for damages

Interpretation

      170        Interpretation of Part 8

Part 9

Miscellaneous and supplementary

Special occasions

      171        Relaxation of opening hours for special occasions

Exemptions etc.

      172        Activities in certain locations not licensable

      173        Certifying of premises on grounds of national security

      174        Exemption for raffle, tombola, etc.

 
 

 
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