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Licensing Bill [HL]

Licensing Bill [HL]



Vehicles and trains

      153        Prohibition on sale of alcohol on moving vehicles

      154        Power to prohibit sale of alcohol on trains

False statement relating to licensing etc.

      155        False statements made for the purposes of this Act


      156        Interpretation of Part 7

Part 8

Closure of premises

Closure of premises in an identified area

      157        Orders to close premises in area experiencing disorder

Closure of identified premises

      158        Closure orders for identified premises

      159        Extension of closure order

      160        Cancellation of closure order

      161        Application to magistrates’ court by police

      162        Consideration of closure order by magistrates’ court

      163        Appeal from decision of magistrates’ court

      164        Review of premises licence following closure order

      165        Provision about decisions under section 164

      166        Enforcement of closure order

      167        Exemption of police from liability for damages


      168        Interpretation of Part 8

Part 9

Miscellaneous and supplementary

Special occasions

      169        Relaxation of opening hours for special occasions

Exemptions etc.

      170        Activities in certain locations not licensable

      171        Certifying of premises on grounds of national security

      172        Exemption for raffle, tombola, etc.

Service areas and garages etc.

      173        Prohibition of alcohol sales at service areas, garages etc.


Licensing Bill [HL]



Rights of entry

      174        Rights of entry to investigate licensable activities

      175        Right of entry to investigate offences


      176        Appeals against decisions of licensing authorities

Guidance, hearings etc.

      177        Guidance

      178        Hearings

      179        Giving of notices, etc.

      180        Provision of information

General provisions about offences

      181        Proceedings for offences

      182        Offences by bodies corporate etc.

      183        Jurisdiction and procedure in respect of offences

Vessels, vehicles and moveable structures

      184        Vessels, vehicles and moveable structures


      185        Location of sales

      186        Meaning of “alcohol”

      187        Meaning of “sale by retail”

      188        Other definitions

      189        Index of defined expressions

Supplementary and general

      190        Crown application

      191        Removal of privileges and exemptions

      192        Regulations and orders

      193        Minor and consequential amendments

      194        Repeals

      195        Transitional provision etc.

      196        Short title, commencement and extent

                  Schedule 1                                         Provision of regulated entertainment

                  Part 1                    —                     General definitions

                  Part 2                    —                     Exemptions

                  Part 3                    —                     Interpretation

                  Schedule 2                                         Provision of late night refreshment

                  Schedule 3                                         Matters to be entered in licensing register

                  Schedule 4                                         Personal licence: relevant offences


Licensing Bill [HL]



                  Schedule 5                                         Appeals

                  Part 1                    —                     Premises licences

                  Part 2                    —                     Club premises certificates

                  Part 3                    —                     Other appeals

                  Schedule 6                                         Minor and consequential amendments

                  Schedule 7                                         Repeals

                  Schedule 8                                         Transitional provision etc.

                  Part 1                    —                     Transitional provision: premises licences

                  Part 2                    —                     Transitional provision: club premises certificates

                  Part 3                    —                     Transitional provision: personal licences

                  Part 4                    —                     Miscellaneous and general


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