CoronavirusSee Coronavirus legislation
Get Coronavirus guidance from GOV.UK
Additional advice for Scotland | Wales | Northern Ireland

Search Legislation

The Beer Regulations 1993

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

More Resources


This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

PART IIRegistration of producers of beer

Application for registration by producers of beer

5.—(1) Every person required to be registered under section 47 of the Act (“the applicant”) shall make application to the Commissioners for registration in respect of the premises on which he produces or intends to produce beer.

(2) A separate application shall be made in respect of each of the premises on which the applicant produces or intends to produce beer.

(3) Save as the Commissioners may otherwise allow, each application shall contain the particulars specified in Schedule 1 and shall be in such form and manner as the Commissioners may prescribe in any notice published by them in pursuance of these Regulations and not withdrawn by a further notice.

Registration of producers of beer

6.—(1) The Commissioners may register the applicant in respect of each of the premises in respect of which application is made, and may issue a separate certificate of registration in respect of each of those premises.

(2) Without prejudice to regulation 10 below, where the applicant is or will also be registered under section 41A of the Act a certificate of registration issued in accordance with this regulation may, in such circumstances as the Commissioners think fit, be issued in one document serving both as a certificate of registration under section 47 of the Act and as a registered holder certificate.

(3) The certificate of registration shall remain the property of the Commissioners.

(4) Every certificate of registration shall be kept at all times on the premises to which it relates, and shall be produced for inspection to the proper officer on demand.

(5) Subject to paragraph (6) below, a registered brewer shall notify the Commissioners of any change to the particulars contained in any application made pursuant to regulation 5 above and the Commissioners may vary the registration accordingly.

(6) A registered brewer is not required to notify the Commissioners of any change in his estimate of the quantity of beer to be produced each year.

(7) The Commissioners may, for reasonable cause, vary the registration of a registered brewer with respect to any registered brewery, provided that the Commissioners shall give 14 days notice in writing of such variation.

Revocation of registration of producers of beer

7.—(1) A registered brewer shall notify the Commissioners of his intention to cease production of beer at any of his registered breweries.

(2) A registered brewer shall notify the Commissioners of the cessation of production of beer at any of his registered breweries.

(3) Where the Commissioners are satisfied that a registered brewer has failed to produce any beer or has ceased to produce beer at any registered brewery, they may revoke his registration as a registered brewer with respect to that registered brewery at any time.

Back to top


Print Options


Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.


Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources