The Licensing Act 2003
The Licensing Act 2003 has established a single regime for all licensed premises. Under the Act, local councils regulate four licensable activities:
- The sale of alcohol
- The supply of alcohol
- The provision of regulated entertainment
- The provision of late night refreshments (after 11pm)
Licensing authorities are responsible for administering the act in their areas. This includes issuing licences and working with the police and other authorities. They have four main objectives when carrying out their role:
- Prevention of crime and disorder
- Prevention of public nuisance
- Public safety
- Protection of children from harm
We regularly work with licensed venues, local authorities and the police and can advice you on all aspects of licensing law.
The Government has announced that it will proceed with an Order that allows the extension of licensing hours i...
Castle Rock are looking to bring new life to Sneinton Market. Fraser Brown's licensing team assisted their mos...
No upcoming events
The First-Tier Tribunal has allowed the appeal of Greene King against the decision of the Gambling Commission ...
On 8 July, the Supreme Court found against The Rank Group plc (‘Rank’) in the latest decision on the long-...