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Deregulation Act 2015

Section 72: Removal of requirement to report loss or theft of licence etc to police

342.This section amends various sections of the Licensing Act 2003 to remove the requirement on a holder of a licence etc. to report the loss or theft of a licence etc. to the police before that person may apply to the licensing authority for a replacement copy.

343.This section amends sections 25(3), 79(3), 110(4) and 126(3) so as to make this amendment in relation to each of a premises licence, club premises certificate, temporary event notice or personal licence.

344.The section, as with the Licensing Act 2003, forms part of the law of England and Wales only. It comes into force on a day to be appointed by the Secretary of State in a commencement order.

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