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Licensing Act 2003

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This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Licensable activities

    1. 1.Licensable activities and qualifying club activities

    2. 2.Authorisation for licensable activities and qualifying club activities

  3. Part 2 Licensing authorities

    1. The authorities

      1. 3.Licensing authorities

    2. Functions of licensing authorities etc.

      1. 4.General duties of licensing authorities

      2. 5.Statement of licensing policy

      3. 6.Licensing committees

      4. 7.Exercise and delegation of functions

      5. 8.Requirement to keep a register

    3. Licensing committees

      1. 9.Proceedings of licensing committee

      2. 10.Sub-delegation of functions by licensing committee etc.

  4. Part 3 Premises licences

    1. Introductory

      1. 11.Premises licence

      2. 12.The relevant licensing authority

      3. 13.Authorised persons, interested parties and responsible authorities

      4. 14.Meaning of “supply of alcohol”

      5. 15.Meaning of “designated premises supervisor”

    2. Grant of premises licence

      1. 16.Applicant for premises licence

      2. 17.Application for premises licence

      3. 18.Determination of application for premises licence

      4. 19.Mandatory conditions where licence authorises supply of alcohol

      5. 20.Mandatory condition: exhibition of films

      6. 21.Mandatory condition: door supervision

      7. 22.Prohibited conditions: plays

      8. 23.Grant or rejection of application

      9. 24.Form of licence and summary

      10. 25.Theft, loss, etc. of premises licence or summary

    3. Duration of licence

      1. 26.Period of validity of premises licence

      2. 27.Death, incapacity, insolvency etc. of licence holder

      3. 28.Surrender of premises licence

    4. Provisional statement

      1. 29.Application for a provisional statement where premises being built, etc.

      2. 30.Advertisement of application for provisional statement

      3. 31.Determination of application for provisional statement

      4. 32.Restriction on representations following provisional statement

    5. Duty to notify certain changes

      1. 33.Notification of change of name or address

    6. Variation of licences

      1. 34.Application to vary premises licence

      2. 35.Determination of application under section 34

      3. 36.Supplementary provision about determinations under section 35

      4. 37.Application to vary licence to specify individual as premises supervisor

      5. 38.Circumstances in which section 37 application given interim effect

      6. 39.Determination of section 37 application

      7. 40.Duty of applicant following determination under section 39

      8. 41.Request to be removed as designated premises supervisor

    7. Transfer of premises licence

      1. 42.Application for transfer of premises licence

      2. 43.Circumstances in which transfer application given interim effect

      3. 44.Determination of transfer application

      4. 45.Notification of determination under section 44

      5. 46.Duty to notify designated premises supervisor of transfer

    8. Interim authority notices

      1. 47.Interim authority notice following death etc. of licence holder

      2. 48.Cancellation of interim authority notice following police objections

      3. 49.Supplementary provision about interim authority notices

    9. Transfer following death etc. of licence holder

      1. 50.Reinstatement of licence on transfer following death etc. of holder

    10. Review of licences

      1. 51.Application for review of premises licence

      2. 52.Determination of application for review

      3. 53.Supplementary provision about review

    11. General provision

      1. 54.Form etc. of applications and notices under Part 3

      2. 55.Fees

    12. Production of licence, rights of entry, etc.

      1. 56.Licensing authority’s duty to update licence document

      2. 57.Duty to keep and produce licence

      3. 58.Provision supplementary to section 57

      4. 59.Inspection of premises before grant of licence etc.

  5. Part 4 Clubs

    1. Introductory

      1. 60.Club premises certificate

    2. Qualifying clubs

      1. 61.Qualifying clubs

      2. 62.The general conditions

      3. 63.Determining whether a club is established and conducted in good faith

      4. 64.The additional conditions for the supply of alcohol

      5. 65.Industrial and provident societies, friendly societies etc.

      6. 66.Miners' welfare institutes

    3. Interpretation

      1. 67.Associate members and their guests

      2. 68.The relevant licensing authority

      3. 69.Authorised persons, interested parties and responsible authorities

      4. 70.Other definitions relating to clubs

    4. Grant of club premises certificate

      1. 71.Application for club premises certificate

      2. 72.Determination of application for club premises certificate

      3. 73.Certificate authorising supply of alcohol for consumption off the premises

      4. 74.Mandatory condition: exhibition of films

      5. 75.Prohibited conditions: associate members and their guests

      6. 76.Prohibited conditions: plays

      7. 77.Grant or rejection of application for club premises certificate

      8. 78.Form of certificate and summary

      9. 79.Theft, loss, etc. of certificate or summary

    5. Duration of certificate

      1. 80.Period of validity of club premises certificate

      2. 81.Surrender of club premises certificate

    6. Duty to notify certain changes

      1. 82.Notification of change of name or alteration of rules of club

      2. 83.Change of relevant registered address of club

    7. Variation of certificates

      1. 84.Application to vary club premises certificate

      2. 85.Determination of application under section 84

      3. 86.Supplementary provision about applications under section 84

    8. Review of certificates

      1. 87.Application for review of club premises certificate

      2. 88.Determination of application for review

      3. 89.Supplementary provision about review

    9. Withdrawal of certificates

      1. 90.Club ceasing to be a qualifying club

    10. General provision

      1. 91.Form etc. of applications and notices under Part 4

      2. 92.Fees

    11. Production of certificate, rights of entry, etc.

      1. 93.Licensing authority’s duty to update club premises certificate

      2. 94.Duty to keep and produce certificate

      3. 95.Provision supplementary to section 94

      4. 96.Inspection of premises before grant of certificate etc.

      5. 97.Other powers of entry and search

  6. Part 5 Permitted temporary activities

    1. Introductory

      1. 98.Meaning of “permitted temporary activity”

      2. 99.The relevant licensing authority

    2. Temporary event notices

      1. 100.Temporary event notice

      2. 101.Minimum of 24 hours between event periods

      3. 102.Acknowledgement of notice

      4. 103.Withdrawal of notice

    3. Police objections

      1. 104.Objection to notice by the police

      2. 105.Counter notice following police objection

      3. 106.Modification of notice following police objection

    4. Limits on temporary event notices

      1. 107.Counter notice where permitted limits exceeded

    5. Rights of entry, production of notice, etc.

      1. 108.Right of entry where temporary event notice given

      2. 109.Duty to keep and produce temporary event notice

    6. Miscellaneous

      1. 110.Theft, loss, etc. of temporary event notice

  7. Part 6 Personal licences

    1. Introductory

      1. 111.Personal licence

      2. 112.The relevant licensing authority

      3. 113.Meaning of “relevant offence” and “foreign offence”

      4. 114.Spent convictions

      5. 115.Period of validity of personal licence

      6. 116.Surrender of personal licence

    2. Grant and renewal of licences

      1. 117.Application for grant or renewal of personal licence

      2. 118.Individual permitted to hold only one personal licence

      3. 119.Licence continued pending renewal

      4. 120.Determination of application for grant

      5. 121.Determination of application for renewal

      6. 122.Notification of determinations

      7. 123.Duty to notify licensing authority of convictions during application period

      8. 124.Convictions coming to light after grant or renewal

      9. 125.Form of personal licence

      10. 126.Theft, loss, etc. of personal licence

    3. Duty to notify certain changes

      1. 127.Duty to notify change of name or address

    4. Conviction of licence holder for relevant offence

      1. 128.Duty to notify court of personal licence

      2. 129.Forfeiture or suspension of licence on conviction for relevant offence

      3. 130.Powers of appellate court to suspend order under section 129

      4. 131.Court’s duty to notify licensing authority of convictions

      5. 132.Licence holder’s duty to notify licensing authority of convictions

    5. General provision

      1. 133.Form etc. of applications and notices under Part 6

      2. 134.Licensing authority’s duty to update licence document

    6. Production of licence

      1. 135.Licence holder’s duty to produce licence

  8. Part 7 Offences

    1. Unauthorised licensable activities

      1. 136.Unauthorised licensable activities

      2. 137.Exposing alcohol for unauthorised sale

      3. 138.Keeping alcohol on premises for unauthorised sale etc.

      4. 139.Defence of due diligence

    2. Drunkenness and disorderly conduct

      1. 140.Allowing disorderly conduct on licensed premises etc.

      2. 141.Sale of alcohol to a person who is drunk

      3. 142.Obtaining alcohol for a person who is drunk

      4. 143.Failure to leave licensed premises etc.

    3. Smuggled goods

      1. 144.Keeping of smuggled goods

    4. Children and alcohol

      1. 145.Unaccompanied children prohibited from certain premises

      2. 146.Sale of alcohol to children

      3. 147.Allowing the sale of alcohol to children

      4. 148.Sale of liqueur confectionery to children under 16

      5. 149.Purchase of alcohol by or on behalf of children

      6. 150.Consumption of alcohol by children

      7. 151.Delivering alcohol to children

      8. 152.Sending a child to obtain alcohol

      9. 153.Prohibition of unsupervised sales by children

      10. 154.Enforcement role for weights and measures authorities

    5. Confiscation of alcohol

      1. 155.Confiscation of sealed containers of alcohol

    6. Vehicles and trains

      1. 156.Prohibition on sale of alcohol on moving vehicles

      2. 157.Power to prohibit sale of alcohol on trains

    7. False statement relating to licensing etc.

      1. 158.False statements made for the purposes of this Act

    8. Interpretation

      1. 159.Interpretation of Part 7

  9. Part 8 Closure of premises

    1. Closure of premises in an identified area

      1. 160.Orders to close premises in area experiencing disorder

    2. Closure of identified premises

      1. 161.Closure orders for identified premises

      2. 162.Extension of closure order

      3. 163.Cancellation of closure order

      4. 164.Application to magistrates' court by police

      5. 165.Consideration of closure order by magistrates' court

      6. 166.Appeal from decision of magistrates' court

      7. 167.Review of premises licence following closure order

      8. 168.Provision about decisions under section 167

      9. 169.Enforcement of closure order

      10. 170.Exemption of police from liability for damages

    3. Interpretation

      1. 171.Interpretation of Part 8

  10. Part 9 Miscellaneous and supplementary

    1. Special occasions

      1. 172.Relaxation of opening hours for special occasions

    2. Exemptions etc.

      1. 173.Activities in certain locations not licensable

      2. 174.Certifying of premises on grounds of national security

      3. 175.Exemption for raffle, tombola, etc.

    3. Service areas and garages etc.

      1. 176.Prohibition of alcohol sales at service areas, garages etc.

    4. Small premises

      1. 177.Dancing and live music in certain small premises

    5. Rights of freeholders etc.

      1. 178.Right of freeholder etc. to be notified of licensing matters

    6. Rights of entry

      1. 179.Rights of entry to investigate licensable activities

      2. 180.Right of entry to investigate offences

    7. Appeals

      1. 181.Appeals against decisions of licensing authorities

    8. Guidance, hearings etc.

      1. 182.Guidance

      2. 183.Hearings

      3. 184.Giving of notices, etc.

      4. 185.Provision of information

    9. General provisions about offences

      1. 186.Proceedings for offences

      2. 187.Offences by bodies corporate etc.

      3. 188.Jurisdiction and procedure in respect of offences

    10. Vessels, vehicles and moveable structures

      1. 189.Vessels, vehicles and moveable structures

    11. Interpretation

      1. 190.Location of sales

      2. 191.Meaning of “alcohol”

      3. 192.Meaning of “sale by retail”

      4. 193.Other definitions

      5. 194.Index of defined expressions

    12. Supplementary and general

      1. 195.Crown application

      2. 196.Removal of privileges and exemptions

      3. 197.Regulations and orders

      4. 198.Minor and consequential amendments

      5. 199.Repeals

      6. 200.Transitional provision etc.

      7. 201.Short title, commencement and extent

  11. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Provision of regulated entertainment

      1. Part 1 General definitions

        1. 1.The provision of regulated entertainment

        2. 2.Entertainment

        3. 3.Entertainment facilities

        4. 4.Power to amend Schedule

      2. Part 2 Exemptions

        1. 5.Film exhibitions for the purposes of advertisement, information, education, etc.

        2. 6.Film exhibitions: museums and art galleries

        3. 7.Music incidental to certain other activities

        4. 8.Use of television or radio receivers

        5. 9.Religious services, places of worship etc.

        6. 10.Garden fêtes, etc.

        7. 11.Morris dancing etc.

        8. 12.Vehicles in motion

      3. Part 3 Interpretation

        1. 13.General

        2. 14.Plays

        3. 15.Film exhibitions

        4. 16.Indoor sporting events

        5. 17.Boxing or wrestling entertainments

        6. 18.Music

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Provision of late night refreshment

      1. 1.The provision of late night refreshment

      2. 2.Hot food or hot drink

      3. 3.Exempt supplies: clubs, hotels etc. and employees

      4. 4.Exempt supplies: premises licensed under certain other Acts

      5. 5.Miscellaneous exempt supplies

      6. 6.Clubs which are not recognised clubs: members and guests

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Matters to be entered in licensing register

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Personal licence: relevant offences

      1. 1.An offence under this Act.

      2. 2.An offence under any of the following enactments—

      3. 3.An offence under the Firearms Act 1968 (c. 27).

      4. 4.An offence under section 1 of the Trade Descriptions Act...

      5. 5.An offence under any of the following provisions of the...

      6. 6.An offence under section 7(2) of the Gaming Act 1968...

      7. 7.An offence under any of the following provisions of the...

      8. 8.An offence under either of the following provisions of the...

      9. 9.An offence under either of the following provisions of the...

      10. 10.An offence under either of the following provisions of the...

      11. 11.An offence under the Forgery and Counterfeiting Act 1981 (c....

      12. 12.An offence under the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988 (c. 45)....

      13. 13.An offence under any of the following provisions of the...

      14. 14.An offence under any of the following provisions of the...

      15. 15.An offence under either of the following provisions of the...

      16. 16.An offence under section 92(1) or (2) of the Trade...

      17. 17.An offence under the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997 (c. 5)....

      18. 18.A sexual offence, within the meaning of section 161(2) of...

      19. 19.A violent offence, within the meaning of section 161(3) of...

      20. 20.An offence under section 3 of the Private Security Industry...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Appeals

      1. Part 1 Premises licences

        1. 1.Rejection of applications relating to premises licences

        2. 2.Decision to grant premises licence or impose conditions etc.

        3. 3.Issue of provisional statement

        4. 4.Variation of licence under section 35

        5. 5.Variation of licence to specify individual as premises supervisor

        6. 6.Transfer of licence

        7. 7.Interim authority notice

        8. 8.Review of premises licence

        9. 9.General provision about appeals under this Part

      2. Part 2 Club premises certificates

        1. 10.Rejection of applications relating to club premises certificates

        2. 11.Decision to grant club premises certificate or impose conditions etc.

        3. 12.Variation of club premises certificate

        4. 13.Review of club premises certificate

        5. 14.Withdrawal of club premises certificate

        6. 15.General provision about appeals under this Part

      3. Part 3 Other appeals

        1. 16.Temporary event notices

        2. 17.Personal licences

        3. 18.Closure orders

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Minor and consequential amendments

      1. 1.Universities (Wine Licences) Act 1743 (c. 40)

      2. 2.Disorderly Houses Act 1751 (c. 36)

      3. 3.Sunday Observance Act 1780 (c. 49)

      4. 4.Town Police Clauses Act 1847 (c. 89)

      5. 5.Cambridge Award Act 1856 (c. xvii)

      6. 6.Inebriates Act 1898 (c. 60)

      7. 7.Licensing Act 1902 (c. 28)

      8. 8.(1) Section 6 (prohibition of sale of alcohol to person...

      9. 9.After section 8 (meaning of “public place”) insert— Interpretation of...

      10. 10.Celluloid and Cinematograph Film Act 1922 (c. 35)

      11. 11.Sunday Entertainments Act 1932 (c. 51)

      12. 12.Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (c. 12)

      13. 13.In section 5 (giving alcohol to a child under five)...

      14. 14.In section 12 (failing to provide for safety of children...

      15. 15.In section 107 (interpretation), omit the definition of “intoxicating liquor”....

      16. 16.Public Health Act 1936 (c. 49)

      17. 17.London Building Acts (Amendment) Act 1939 (c. xcvii)

      18. 18.Civic Restaurants Act 1947 (c. 22)

      19. 19.London County Council (General Powers) Act 1947 (c. xlvi)

      20. 20.National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 (c. 97)

      21. 21.Reserve and Auxiliary Forces (Protection of Civil Interests) Act 1951 (c. 65)

      22. 22.In section 14(2)(a) (protection against insecurity of tenure of place...

      23. 23.In section 18(3)(a) (protection against insecurity of tenure in connection...

      24. 24.In section 27(1) (renewal of tenancy expiring during period of...

      25. 25.Hypnotism Act 1952 (c. 46)

      26. 26.(1) Section 1 (inclusion in an entertainment licence of conditions...

      27. 27.In section 2 (requirement for authorisation for demonstration of hypnotism)—...

      28. 28.Obscene Publications Act 1959 (c. 66)

      29. 29.Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act 1963 (c. 2)

      30. 30.In section 10(1B) (conduct of licensed betting offices) for “the...

      31. 31.In Schedule 4 (rules for licensed betting offices), in paragraph...

      32. 32.Children and Young Persons Act 1963 (c. 37)

      33. 33.Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963 (c. 41)

      34. 34.Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1966 (c. xxviii)

      35. 35.In section 21(1) (licensing of public exhibitions, etc.)—

      36. 36.In section 22 (application to old buildings of provisions for...

      37. 37.Finance Act 1967 (c. 54)

      38. 38.Criminal Appeal Act 1968 (c. 19)

      39. 39.In section 10 (appeal against sentence to Crown Court), at...

      40. 40.In section 31 (powers of Court of Appeal under Part...

      41. 41.In section 44 (powers of Court of Appeal under Part...

      42. 42.In section 50 (meaning of “sentence”), at the end of...

      43. 43.Theatres Act 1968 (c. 54)

      44. 44.The following provisions cease to have effect in England and...

      45. 45.In section 15 (warrant to enter theatre where offence suspected)—...

      46. 46.Section 17 (existing letters patent) ceases to have effect.

      47. 47.In section 18(1) (interpretation), in the definition of “licensing authority”,...

      48. 48.Gaming Act 1968 (c. 65)

      49. 49.(1) Section 6 (playing games on premises used for sale...

      50. 50.For section 7(2) (offence to allow child to take part...

      51. 51.For section 8(7) (penalty for contravention of section 7(2)) substitute—...

      52. 52.(1) Schedule 9 (permits in respect of amusement machine premises)...

      53. 53.City of London (Various Powers) Act 1968 (c. xxxvii)

      54. 54.Finance Act 1970 (c. 24)

      55. 55.Sunday Theatre Act 1972 (c. 26)

      56. 56.Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70)

      57. 57.In section 78(1) (supplementary provision relating to changes in local...

      58. 58.In section 101 (arrangements for discharge of functions by local...

      59. 59.In section 145(4) (provision of entertainment), for “intoxicating liquor” substitute...

      60. 60.Section 204 (licensed premises) ceases to have effect.

      61. 61.(1) Schedule 12 (meetings and proceedings of local authorities) is...

      62. 62.Lotteries and Amusements Act 1976 (c. 32)

      63. 63.(1) Paragraph 1 (interpretation) is amended as follows.

      64. 64.In paragraph 8 (appeals)— (a) in sub-paragraphs (2) and (3),...

      65. 65.Omit paragraph 11 (payment of indemnity from central funds).

      66. 66.In paragraph 18 (fees), for “proper officer” substitute “clerk”.

      67. 67.Rent Act 1977 (c. 42)

      68. 68.Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1978 (c. xiii)

      69. 69.Section 3 (human posing to be treated as entertainment) ceases...

      70. 70.In section 5(4)(a) (definition of “booking office”)—

      71. 71.Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979 (c. 4)

      72. 72.In section 4 (interpretation)— (a) in the definition of “justices'...

      73. 73.In section 71 (exception to penalty for misdescribing alcohol as...

      74. 74.Licensed Premises (Exclusion of Certain Persons) Act 1980 (c. 32)

      75. 75.Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (c. 43)

      76. 76.Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (c. 65)

      77. 77.Sections 131 and 132 (licensing in new towns) cease to...

      78. 78.In section 133 (miscellaneous provision about new towns), in subsection...

      79. 79.In section 146 (disposal of land by urban development corporation)—...

      80. 80.Indecent Displays (Control) Act 1981 (c. 42)

      81. 81.New Towns Act 1981 (c. 64)

      82. 82.Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30)

      83. 83.The following provisions cease to have effect—

      84. 84.In section 10(11) (requirement that apparatus to be installed should...

      85. 85.(1) Schedule 3 (control of sex establishments) is amended as...

      86. 86.Representation of the People Act 1983 (c. 2)

      87. 87.In section 185 (interpretation of Part relating to legal proceedings),...

      88. 88.In Schedule 7 (transitional and saving provision), omit paragraph 4....

      89. 89.Video Recordings Act 1984 (c. 39)

      90. 90.Building Act 1984 (c. 55)

      91. 91.In section 24(4) (provision of exits in buildings) for paragraph...

      92. 92.In section 74(2) (exemption for certain premises from requirement for...

      93. 93.Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60)

      94. 94.Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1984 (c. xxvii)

      95. 95.Cinemas Act 1985 (c. 13)

      96. 96.Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol etc.) Act 1985 (c. 57)

      97. 97.In the following provisions, for “intoxicating liquor” substitute “alcohol”—

      98. 98.Omit section 2(1A) (application to private rooms of offence of...

      99. 99.The following provisions cease to have effect—

      100. 100.In section 8 (offences)— (a) in paragraph (b), for “,...

      101. 101.In section 9 (interpretation)— (a) omit subsection (5), and

      102. 102.Housing Act 1985 (c. 68)

      103. 103.In section 11 (provision of board facilities by local housing...

      104. 104.In Schedule 1 (tenancies which are not secure tenancies), in...

      105. 105.Sex Discrimination Act 1986 (c. 59)

      106. 106.Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sport Act 1987 (c. 27)

      107. 107.Norfolk and Suffolk Broads Act 1988 (c. 4)

      108. 108.Housing Act 1988 (c. 50)

      109. 109.Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8)

      110. 110.Sunday Trading Act 1994 (c. 20)

      111. 111.Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c. 33)

      112. 112.Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 (c. 40)

      113. 113.London Local Authorities Act 1995 (c. x)

      114. 114.Employment Rights Act 1996 (c. 18)

      115. 115.Confiscation of Alcohol (Young Persons) Act 1997 (c. 33)

      116. 116.Police Act 1997 (c. 50)

      117. 117.London Local Authorities Act 2000 (c. vii)

      118. 118.Private Security Industry Act 2001 (c. 12)

      119. 119.Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (c. 16)

      120. 120.In section 1(1) (offences leading to penalties on the spot),...

      121. 121.In section 12 (alcohol consumption in designated public place)—

      122. 122.In section 13 (designated public places), in subsection (2) for...

      123. 123.(1) Section 14 (places which are not designated public places)...

      124. 124.In section 15(1)(a) (byelaw prohibiting consumption of alcohol), for “intoxicating...

      125. 125.In section 16(1) (interpretation of sections 12 to 15)—

      126. 126.In each of the following provisions, for “unlicensed sale of...

      127. 127.In section 28 (interpretation of provisions relating to closure of...

      128. 128.In Schedule 1 (powers of seizure)— (a) at the end...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Repeals

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Transitional provision etc.

      1. Part 1 Premises licences

        1. 1.Introductory

        2. 2.Application for conversion of existing licence

        3. 3.Police consultation

        4. 4.Determination of application

        5. 5.Notification of determination and issue of new licence

        6. 6.The new licence

        7. 7.Variation of new licence

        8. 8.Existing licence revoked after grant of new licence

        9. 9.Appeals

        10. 10.False statements

        11. 11.Opening hours

        12. 12.Provisional licences

      2. Part 2 Club premises certificates

        1. 13.Introductory

        2. 14.Application for conversion of existing club certificate

        3. 15.Police consultation

        4. 16.Determination of application

        5. 17.Notification of determination and issue of new certificate

        6. 18.The new certificate

        7. 19.Variation of new certificate

        8. 20.Existing club certificate revoked after grant of new certificate

        9. 21.Appeals

        10. 22.False statements

      3. Part 3 Personal licences

        1. 23.Introductory

        2. 24.Section 120 disapplied

        3. 25.Police objections

        4. 26.Determination of application

        5. 27.Appeals

        6. 28.Interpretation of Part 3

      4. Part 4 Miscellaneous and general

        1. 29.Consultation on licensing policy

        2. 30.Meaning of “methylated spirits” (transitory provision)

        3. 31.Savings

        4. 32.(1) In Schedule 3 to the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions)...

        5. 33.Notwithstanding that by virtue of this Act the Cinemas Act...

        6. 34.Interpretation

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