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Licensing Alcohol and Entertainment FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of the Licensing Act 2003?

What are the aims of the licensing regime?

What are licensable activities?

What is Regulated Entertainment?

Does the Act cover entertainment outdoors?

What is late night refreshment?

What about application forms and fees?

What is a Statement of Licensing Policy?

What is a personal licence?

How long is it valid?

Are there any qualification requirements for personal licences?

What is an Operating Schedule?

Are there any other exemptions?

What is a temporary event notice?

What are the limitations on temporary event notices?

Where can I find further information about the Licensing Act 2003?