Policy paper

Licensing Act 2003: reducing the burden of proof on licensing authorities

Proposal to lower the evidential threshold which licensing authorities must meet when making licensing decisions.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Reducing the burden of proof

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Reducing the burden of proof: fromthe Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill, March 2011.

Published 25 March 2011