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08 Dec 2021

The Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2021

In Northern Ireland, alcohol may only be sold to the public in licensed premises. The Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 specifies the categories of premises for which a licence may be granted. Private Members’ clubs which wish to suppl...

07 Dec 2021

Security Industry Authority Check Compliance

Many licensed premises require under the terms of their licence the provision of Door Supervisors and it is a mandatory condition on all licences that:-Any person carrying out a security activity at the premises in accordance with conditions att...

06 Dec 2021

High Court refuses permission to bring judicial review in premises licence transfer case

Under the Licensing Act 2003, a premises licence transfer is applied for by the incoming premises licence holder but the application ought to be accompanied by the signed consent of the current premises licence holder.However, a licensing author...

30 Nov 2021

Covid 19 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) (England) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2021

The Government have now issued new Regulations on the issue of self-isolation.  The Regulations follow statements from the Prime Minister and Health Secretary in the wake of the newly identified Omicron variant of the Covid 19 virus.The Hea...

29 Nov 2021

Covid 19 - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings) (England) Regulations 2021

At 5pm on Monday evening the Government laid the Regulations which will bring back mandatory face coverings in England.The Regulations follow statements from the Prime Minister and Health Secretary in the wake of the newly identified Omicron var...

29 Nov 2021

Covid 19 - Hospitality Spared

The weekend brought news of a new variant Omicron and the reinstatement of certain restrictions which will come into force on Tuesday at 4am.The requirements are set out in this document: Government takes decisive action against new COVID-1...