Licensing Act 2003: amended guidance issued under section 182

Section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003 provides that the Secretary of State must issue and, from time to time, may revise guidance to licensing authorities on the discharge of their functions under the act.

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This guidance is no longer valid. You can find up-to-date guidance on section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003 here.


Amended guidance issued under section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003

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This is the latest version of the section 182 guidance, issued on 31 October 2012. It contains the explanatory memorandum.

The guidance covers licensing objectives and licensable activities and provides details on personal licences, club premises certificates, temporary event notices (TENs), premises licences, licence fees, regulated entertainment and early morning alcohol restriction orders (EMROs).

Published 25 April 2012
Last updated 30 September 2013 + show all updates
  1. This is the October 2012 version of guidance.

  2. First published.