Licensing Act 2003 (Amendment) Bill (HL Bill 25)




Make provision for the addition of a public health objective to the Licensing
Act 2003.

Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and
consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present
Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1 Amendment of the Licensing Act 2003

In section 4 of the Licensing Act 2003 (general duties of licensing authorities),
at the end of subsection (2)(d), insert—

(e) protecting and improving public health.

2 5Extent, commencement and short title

(1) This Act extends to England and Wales.

(2) This Act shall come into force on the day on which it is passed.

(3) This Act may be cited as the Licensing Act 2003 (Amendment) Act 2014.