As of 8th April 2015 there have been amendments to the Licensing Act 2003.
The amendments made to the Licensing Act 2003 by the Deregulation Act 2015 are:
- The requirement to renew personal licences has been abolished with effect from 1 April 2015.
- The offence of selling liqueur confectionery to children under 16 will be repealed with effect from 26 May 2015. After that date a person of any age can buy liqueur confectionery in England and Wales.
- The requirement to report lost or stolen licences to the police before applying for duplicates will be abolished with effect from 26 May 2015.
- The limit on the number of temporary events that can be held at single premises will increase from 12 to 15 per year from 1 January 2016.
- Changes to regulated entertainment will take effect from 6 April 2015.
Further details can be found at the Deregulation Act 2015 legislation page.
The Home Office has published the revised section 182 Guidance.
The government has also published an explanatory memorandum to the revised section 182 Guidance.
It is a statutory requirement for certain types of business to hold a licence.
List of all the Licences and their prices, provided by North Kesteven District Council.
New licensing applications are published here.
A range of information on licensing and gambling policies.
You can have your say in the licensing process.
Information regarding the restrictions on the opening and closing times of stores on Sundays.