Notices for Licensing Act New Premises Licence & Variation applications
If you want to hold a public event that involves the retail sale of alcohol, the provision of regulated entertainment or the provision of hot food or hot drink served between 23.00 and 05.00, you can do so using a Temporary Event Notice (TEN).
People who wish to run premises where alcohol is sold may require a Personal Licence.
A premises licence will be required for the use of any premises involved in the permanent sale of alcohol.
Every premises that holds a premises licence to sell alcohol (apart from a registered club) must have a DPS (Designated Premises Supervisor) in day to day running control of the premises.
Every premises licence must have a premises licence holder (PLH).
The Licensing Act 2003 recognises that volunteer and social clubs give rise to different issues for licensing law than commercially run premises selling direct to the public. These clubs (such as the Royal British Legion, working men's, cricket or rugby clubs) are generally organisations where members join together for a particular social, sporting or political purpose.
The Licensing Act 2003 has made it possible for the public to object to mis-managed premises as well as the police and other responsible bodies.