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Licensing Act 1964

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I The General Licensing System

    1. Justices' licences and provisions as to licensing justices

      1. 1.Justices' licences

      2. 2.Licensing justices and districts

    2. Grant of justices' licence

      1. 3.Grant of justices' licence

      2. 4.New licences

      3. 5.Removals

      4. 6.Provisional grant of new licence or removal

      5. 7.Renewals

      6. 8.Transfers

      7. 9.Persons and premises disqualified for holding or receiving a justices' licence

    3. Protection orders

      1. 10.Protection orders

      2. 11.Supplementary provisions relating to protection orders

    4. Old on-licences

      1. 12.Restricted power of licensing justices to refuse renewal or transfer of old on-licences

      2. 13.Reference of application for renewal or transfer to compensation authority

      3. 14.Compensation on refusal to renew or transfer an old on-licence

      4. 15.Special removals of old on-licences

      5. 16.Compensation authorities

      6. 17.Compensation fund

      7. 18.Provisions applicable to purchase under certain statutory powers of premises to which old on-licence is attached

    5. Control of licensing justices over structure of licensed premises

      1. 19.Power to require structural alterations on renewal of on-licence

      2. 20.Consent required for certain alterations to on-licensed premises

    6. Appeals

      1. 21.Appeals

      2. 22.Procedural provisions as to appeals

      3. 23.Powers of quarter sessions on appeals

      4. 24.Award of costs against appellant

      5. 25.Award of costs of licensing justices out of local funds

    7. Duration of licences

      1. 26.Duration of licences

      2. 27.Effect on duration of opposition to grant of licence

    8. Clerk to licensing justices and fees

      1. 28.Clerk to licensing justices

      2. 29.Fees chargeable in licensing matters

    9. Register of licences

      1. 30.Register of licences

      2. 31.Convictions, forfeitures and disqualifications to be entered in register

      3. 32.Registration of owner, etc

      4. 33.Notice of conviction of licence holder to be given to registered owner

      5. 34.Inspection of register

      6. 35.Duty of licensing justices to have regard to entries in register

    10. Miscellaneous

      1. 36.Proof of justices' licence and provisions as to forgery thereof

      2. 37.Power to extend existing on-licence to additional types of liquor

      3. 38.Rules

  3. Part II Sale and Supply of Intoxicating Liquor in Club Premises

    1. Conditions for supply of intoxicating liquor by clubs

      1. 39.Conditions for supply of intoxicating liquor by clubs

    2. Registered clubs

      1. 40.Registration of clubs

      2. 41.Qualifications for registration

      3. 42.Modifications of registration qualifications for certain clubs

      4. 43.Disqualification for and refusal of registration certificate

      5. 44.Objections to and cancellation of registration certificate

      6. 45.Inspection of premises before first registration

      7. 46.Rights of fire authorities in connection with registration of clubs

      8. 47.Power to order disqualification of premises

      9. 48.Notification of alteration in rules of registered club

      10. 49.Sale of intoxicating liquor by registered clubs

      11. 50.Appeal to quarter sessions

      12. 51.Register of clubs

      13. 52.Provisions as to different premises of same club

      14. 53.Penalty for false statements

      15. 54.Search warrants

    3. Licensing of club premises

      1. 55.Licensing of club premises

    4. Miners' welfare institutes

      1. 56.Application of Part II to miners' welfare institutes

    5. Supplemental

      1. 57.Applications to magistrates' court under Part II

      2. 58.Interpretation of Part II

  4. Part III Permitted Hours

    1. Prohibition of sale, etc. of intoxicating liquor outside permitted hours

      1. 59.Prohibition of sale, etc. of intoxicating liquor outside permitted hours

    2. General provisions as to permitted hours

      1. 60.Permitted hours in licensed premises

      2. 61.Orders varying permitted hours

      3. 62.Permitted hours in clubs

    3. Exceptions

      1. 63.Exceptions from prohibition of sale, etc. of intoxicating liquor outside permitted hours

    4. Restrictions on permitted hours in licensed premises

      1. 64.Seasonal licences

      2. 65.Six-day and early-closing licences

      3. 66.Sunday closing in Wales and Monmouthshire

      4. 67.Supplementary provisions for Welsh Sunday polls

    5. Extension of permitted hours in licensed premises and clubs

      1. 68.Extension of permitted hours in restaurants, etc

      2. 69.Application of paragraph (a) or (b) of s. 68(1)

      3. 70.Extended hours in restaurants, etc. providing entertainment

      4. 71.Orders of licensing justices under s. 70

      5. 72.Orders of magistrates' court under s. 70

      6. 73.Supplementary provisions as to orders under s.70

      7. 74.Exemption orders

      8. 75.Procedural provisions as to exemption orders outside metropolitan area

    6. Special hours certificates

      1. 76.Permitted hours where special hours certificate in force

      2. 77.Special hours certificates for licensed premises

      3. 78.Special hours certificates for clubs

      4. 79.Licensing authority's certificate of suitability of club premises for music and dancing

      5. 80.Special hours certificates limited to particular days or parts of the year

      6. 81.Revocation of special hours certificates

      7. 82.Special hours certificate and extension or exemption orders in respect of same premises

      8. 83.Supplementary provisions as to special hours certificates

    7. Parties organised for gain

      1. 84.Prohibition of consumption of intoxicating liquor outside general licensing hours at parties organised for gain

      2. 85.Supplemental provisions as to parties organised for gain

    8. Miscellaneous

      1. 86.Permitted hours in off-sales department of on-licensed premises

      2. 87.International airports

      3. 88.Saving as to Sunday observance

    9. Supplementary provisions

      1. 89.Duty of licensee to post notice where permitted hours modified

      2. 90.Opening during permitted hours not obligatory

      3. 91.Procedure of licensing justices

      4. 92.Meaning of "the magistrates' court" in relation to clubs, and procedure on applications to magistrates' courts

  5. Part IV Restaurants and Guest Houses

    1. 93.Provisions as to grant of certain licences for restaurants, guest houses, etc

    2. 94.Conditions attached to Part IV licences for restaurants, guest houses, etc

    3. 95.Permitted hours in premises for which restaurant or residential and restaurant licence is in force

    4. 96.Requirement of sitting accommodation for residential licence or residential and restaurant licence

    5. 97.Restrictions concerning justices' licences for restaurants and guest houses, etc

    6. 98.Grounds for refusing applications for Part IV licences

    7. 99.Application for Part IV licence in place of other on-licence

    8. 100.Power of court to disqualify for Part IV licences on conviction of certain offences

    9. 101.Supplementary provisions as to disqualification orders

  6. Part V The Carlisle District

    1. 102.Powers of Secretary of State in relation to Carlisle district

    2. 103.Restriction of sale and supply, otherwise than by Secretary of State, of intoxicating liquor in Carlisle district

    3. 104.Acquisition of land

    4. 105.Supplementary provisions as to compulsory purchase

    5. 106.Provision of alternative accommodation where licensed premises acquired

    6. 107.Licences in suspense in Carlisle district

  7. Part VI New Towns

    1. 108.Committee to determine distribution of licensed premises in new town

    2. 109.Formulation and submission to Minister of proposals by committee

    3. 110.Objections to and confirmation of proposals and power to revoke or vary

    4. 111.Grant of new licences and removals in new towns

    5. 112.Restriction on grant or variation of justices' licence for premises in new towns

    6. 113.Temporary licensed premises

    7. 114.Membership of committee not to disqualify licensing justice

    8. 115.Development corporation to provide services for, and pay expenses of, committee

    9. 116.Effect of transfer of development corporation's property to Commission for the New Towns

    10. 117.Meaning of "new town" and effect of revocation or variation of order designating site of proposed new town

  8. Part VII Licensing Planning Areas

    1. 118.Licensing planning areas

    2. 119.Licensing planning committees

    3. 120.Variation and abolition of licensing planning areas

    4. 121.Submission and confirmation of proposals

    5. 122.Planning removals

    6. 123.Limitations on power to grant or vary licences in licensing planning areas

    7. 124.Extinguishment of licences in licensing planning areas

    8. 125.Old on-licences in licensing planning areas

    9. 126.Temporary premises

    10. 127.London

    11. 128.Proposals for planning removals and surrender of licences in London

    12. 129.Regulations

    13. 130.Membership of licensing planning committee not to disqualify licensing justice

    14. 131.Duration of Part VII

  9. Part VIII Suspension of Licences by reason of War Circumstances

    1. 132.Suspension of licence where business discontinued owing to war circumstances

    2. 133.Restoration to full force of licence in suspense

    3. 134.Extinguishment of licence in suspense when suspension no longer justified

    4. 135.Extinguishment of licence in suspense on grounds of conduct or fitness

    5. 136.Extinguishment of old on-licence in suspense on reference to compensation authority

    6. 137.Discontinuance of business taking place during proceedings for renewal

    7. 138.Transfer of licence in suspense to owner of licensed premises

    8. 139.Appeals to quarter sessions

    9. 140.Rules, etc

  10. Part IX Suspension of Licences by Reason of Compulsory Acquisition, etc

    1. 141.Suspension of justices' licence where licensed premises compulsorily acquired or temporary premises cease to be available

    2. 142.Restoration to full force of licence in suspense

    3. 143.Extinguishment of licence in suspense when suspension no longer justified

    4. 144.Extinguishment of licence in suspense on other grounds

    5. 145.Transfer of licence in suspense

    6. 146.Appeals to quarter sessions

    7. 147.Rules, etc

  11. Part X Seamen's Canteens

    1. Canteen licences

      1. 148.Licences for seamen's canteens authorising the holding of retailer's on-licences

      2. 149.Grant of canteen licences

      3. 150.Provisional canteen licences

      4. 151.Renewal of canteen licences

      5. 152.Transfer of canteen licences

      6. 153.Alterations to canteen premises

      7. 154.Rights of appeal

    2. Sale and supply of intoxicating liquor in licensed canteens

      1. 155.Prohibition of sale, etc. of intoxicating liquor in canteens outside permitted hours

      2. 156.Permitted hours in licensed canteen

      3. 157.Prohibition of sale or supply of intoxicating liquor in canteens for consumption off the premises

    3. Supplementary

      1. 158.Exemption of licensed canteens from restrictions under s. 214 of Merchant Shipping Act 1894

      2. 159.Forgery of canteen licence

  12. Part XI General Provisions Regulating Sale, etc., Possession and Delivery of Intoxicating Liquor

    1. 160.Selling liquor without licence

    2. 161.Selling liquor in breach of conditions of licence

    3. 162.Keeping on premises of liquor of kind not authorised by licence

    4. 163.Delivery from vehicles, etc

    5. 164.Penalty for breach of terms of off-licence

    6. 165.Long pull prohibited

    7. 166.Restriction on credit sales

    8. 167.Saving for liqueur chocolates

  13. Part XII Protection of Persons under Eighteen and Other Provisions as to Conduct of Licensed Premises and Licensed Canteens

    1. Persons under eighteen

      1. 168.Children prohibited from bars

      2. 169.Serving or delivering intoxicating liquor to or for consumption by persons under 18

      3. 170.Persons under 18 not to be employed in bars

      4. 171.Exclusion from sections 168 to 170 of bars while in regular use for service of table meals

    2. Preservation of order

      1. 172.Licence holder not to permit drunkenness, etc

      2. 173.Procuring drink for drunken person

      3. 174.Power to exclude drunkards, etc. from licensed premises

      4. 175.Prostitutes not to be allowed to assemble on licensed premises

      5. 176.Permitting licensed premises to be a brothel

      6. 177.Gaming on licensed premises

    3. Offences in relation to constables

      1. 178.Offences in relation to constables

    4. Application to seamen's canteens and occasional licences

      1. 179.Application of Part XII to seamen's canteens and premises for which occasional licence is in force

  14. Part XIII Miscellaneous

    1. 180.Consent to grant of occasional licence

    2. 181.Grant of retailer's off-licence to holder of dealer's licence

    3. 182.Relaxation, with respect to licensed premises, of law relating to music and dancing licences and billiards

    4. 183.Name of holder of licence, etc., to be affixed to licensed premises

    5. 184.Communication between licensed premises and places of public resort

    6. 185.Licence or exemption order to be produced on demand

    7. 186.Right of constables to enter premises

    8. 187.Search warrant

    9. 188.Closing of licensed premises in case of riot

    10. 189.Temporary licence pending appeal against conviction

    11. 190.Magistrates' courts, etc. not to sit in licensed premises

    12. 191.Procedure for amending certain rules of clubs established before 3rd August 1961

  15. Part XIV Supplemental

    1. 192.Jurisdiction of justices

    2. 193.Disqualification of justices

    3. 194.Prosecution of offences and disposal of forfeited goods

    4. 195.Application of s. 194 to offences under Licensing Act 1872 and Licensing Act 1902

    5. 196.Proof of sale or consumption of intoxicating liquor

    6. 197.Service of notices, etc

    7. 198.Orders, rules and regulations

    8. 199.Exemptions and savings

    9. 200.Meaning of "licensed premises" in this Act and s. 12 of Licensing Act 1872

    10. 201.Interpretation of other expressions

    11. 202.Application to Isles of Scilly

    12. 203.Amendments, transitional provisions and repeals

    13. 204.Short title, commencement and extent

    1. Schedule 1

      Constitution and procedure of licensing justices

    2. Schedule 2

      Applications for justices' licences

    3. Schedule 3

      Compensation authorities

    4. Schedule 4

      Deductions from rent

    5. Schedule 5

      Requirements to be complied with by club's application for registration certificate

    6. Schedule 6

      Procedure on applications and complaints relating to registration certificates

    7. Schedule 7

      Provisions as to club rules

    8. Schedule 8

      Polls in Wales and Monmouthshire

    9. Schedule 9

      The Carlisle district

    10. Schedule 10

      Committee for new town

    11. Schedule 11

      Licensing planning committees

    12. Schedule 12

      Applications for grant and transfer of canteen licences

    13. Schedule 13

      Consequential amendments

    14. Schedule 14

      Transitional provisions

    15. Schedule 15

      Repeals

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