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Clubs and premises

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Legal and licensing

  1. Provisional statement

    Application for a provisional statement to be granted along with guidance notes for completing the application form.

  2. Temporary Event Notice form

    Guidance notes and details of how to apply for a licence to play music or serve alcohol at an event.

  3. Transfer consent

    Consent of premises licence holder to transfer the licence to someone else.

  4. Premises licence notes

    Notes explaiining all about premises licences - who needs them, how to get them and the rules governing them.

  5. Vary club premises certificate

    Application to vary a club premises certificate under the Licensing Act 2003.

  6. Statement of Licensing Policy

    Statement of Licensing Policy

  7. Guidance on personal licences

    Detailed explanation of personal licences - when you need one, how long they last, how much they cost and how to get one.

  8. Gambling Policy 2016

    Gambling Policy 2016

  9. Guidance on making a minor variation to a premises licence

    Guidance on making a minor variation to a premises licence.

  10. Licensing

    Details of all the different types of licences we can issue. If you want a specific application form see 'related forms' on the left hand side menu or click on the black and white 'application form' tag at the top of the page. .

  11. List of offences

    This is a list of offences that can be committed under the Licensing Act 2003. Council or police officers can prosecute persons for any of these offences. Cases can be dealt with by way of a formal caution or in the Magistrates Court. The Court may also order the forfeiture of a Personal Licence, or suspend it for up to six months. If you are convicted of an offence, the police may also raise objections to you holding a Personal Licence, and the council can hold a hearing to consider whether your Personal Licence should be revoked.

  12. Club and premises licence

    Everyone who sells alcohol, puts on entertainment or serves hot food after 11.00 pm must hold a Premises Licence/Club Premises Certificate to be able to trade under the Licensing Act 2003.

    There are four types of Licence:-

    1. Club Premises Certificate
    2. Personal Licence
    3. Premises Licence
    4. Temporary Event Notice
  13. Licensing fees

    Businesses, organisations and individuals who want to sell or supply alcohol in England and Wales must have a licence or other authorisation from a licensing authority - usually a local council. The law and policy governing this area is overseen by the Home Office.Here you can view a list of fees and charges for the various types of licence available.

  14. Mirehouse FC - Application for premises licence

    Mirehouse FC - Notice of application for premises licence

  15. Premises licences guidance notes

    Notes explaining all about premises licences - who needs them, how to get them and the rules governing them.

  16. Sample conditions

    In line with other North West Local Authorities, we have prepared sample conditions that may be used in respect of individual premises in order to promote the four licensing objectives.  The conditions are of course not appropriate to all premises.

  17. Premises licence

    Application for premises licence.

  18. Review of a premises licence

    Application for review of a premises licence or club premises certificate.

  19. Variation designated premises supervisor

    Application to vary a premises licence to specify an individual as designated premises supervisor under the Licensing Act 2003.

  20. Interim authority notice

    Form to use to apply for interim authority to take over a licence. An Interim authority notice (IAN) is relevant following death, mental incapacity, insolvency or dissolution of the premises licence holder. This allows for the premises licence to be reinstated for a maximum of three months to allow time for a transfer application.

  21. Designated premises supervisor consent

    Form for you to complete if you consent to being the specified premises supervisor.

  22. Provisional statement

    You will need to apply for a provisional statement if you require confirmation that a premises under construction, or being substantially altered would be granted a premises licence upon completion of the building works

  23. Minor variation form

    Application to make a minor variation to a premises licence.

    A minor variation would only be applicable for variations to premises licences or club premises certificates that could have no adverse effect on the promotion of any of the four licensing objectives. These are:

    • The prevention of crime and disorder
    • Public safety
    • The prevention of public nuisance
    • The protection of children from harm

    Minor variations cannot be used to:

    • Extend the period for which the licence or certificate has effect
    • Change the Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS)
    • Add the sale/supply of alcohol as a licensable activity
    • Allow the sale/supply of alcohol between 23.00 and 07.00
    • Allow an increase in the amount of time on any day during which alcohol may be sold/supplied
    • Remove a DPS from a church hall or community centre
  24. Vary premises licence

    Form to use if you wish to apply to vary the details of your existing licence. A variation of your premises licence is required if you want to change any aspect of the premises licence such as adding / removing conditions, adding / removing licensable activities, varying the existing hours for permitted licensable activities or varying the premises plans.

  25. Application for premises licence

    Application for premises licence under the Gambling Act 2005.

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