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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  • The offence of selling liqueur confectionery to children under 16 will be repealed with effect from 26 May 2015.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.

For those wishing to provide entertainment, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has issued a stepped guidance explaining licence requirements.

The Home Office has published the revised section 182 Guidance.

The government has also published an explanatory memorandum to the revised section 182 Guidance.

Licence Committee Minutes

If you would like to view Licence Committee minutes, just use the options below .

Licensing Panel

Licensing Sub Panel

Taxi licensing Sub Committee

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Last updated: 21 October 2015

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