Legislation and Guidance
The Home Office have produced a useful factsheet offering local residents guidance on how to request that their Licensing Authority review a licensed premises, where activities are believed to be undermining one or more of the licensing objectives. This factsheet can be found under Related documents.
Department for Culture, Media and Sport - Licensing Act 2003 Regulations
The various Regulations and Orders issued under the Licensing Act 2003 are available from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport website.
Department for Culture, Media and Sport - Regulated Entertainment & Late Night Refreshment (LNR)
The Government department responsible for Regulated Entertainment & LNR policy and licensing
Home Office - Alcohol
Government department responsible for alcohol policy and licensing
Legislation.gov.uk - Explanatory Notes to Licensing Act 2003
These explanatory notes relate to the Licensing Act 2003. They have been prepared by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport in order to assist the reader of the Act. They do not form part of the Act and have not been endorsed by Parliament.
Legislation.gov.uk - Licensing Act 2003
An Act to make provision about the regulation of the sale and supply of alcohol, the provision of entertainment and the provision of late night refreshment, about offences relating to alcohol and for connected purposes.
Statutory guidance issued under the Licensing Act 2003 by the Home Secretary in October 2012
The Guidance is provided for Licensing Authorities carrying out their functions. It also provides information for magistrates hearing appeals against licensing decisions.
Security Industry Authority
The Security Industry Authority exists to manage the licensing of the private security industry as set out in the Private Security Industry Act 2001. We also aim to raise standards of professionalism and skills within the industry.