1 Citation, commencement and interpretation

(1)    These Regulations may be cited as the Private Security Industry (Licences) Regulations 2004 and shall come into force on 1st March 2004.

(2)    In these Regulations, “the Act” means the Private Security Industry Act 2001.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 March 2004: see para (1) above.

2 Application form to engage in licensable conduct

2Application form to engage in licensable conduct

The form set out in Schedule 1 to these Regulations, or a form to the like effect, is hereby prescribed for the purposes of section 8(2)(a) of the Act (form of application for the grant of a licence).

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 March 2004: see reg 1(1).

3 Form of licence to engage in licensable conduct

3Form of licence to engage in licensable conduct

For the purposes of section 8(5)(a) of the Act (form of licence to engage in any description of licensable conduct) the forms of licence that are hereby prescribed are—

(a)    in the case of a person who falls within section 3(2)(a), (b), (c) or (h) of the Act (person carrying out licensable conduct) in relation to any of the activities to which paragraph 8 of Schedule 2 to the Act (door supervisors, etc for public houses etc) applies, the form set out in Schedule 2 to these Regulations, or a form to the like effect;

(b)    in the case of a person (not coming within paragraph (a) above) who falls within section 3(2)(d), (e), (f), (g) or (i) of the Act (person acting as a manager, director, employer or partner in relation to licensable conduct) in relation to any of the activities to which paragraph 8 of Schedule 2 to the Act applies, the form set out in Schedule 3 to these Regulations, or a form to the like effect.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 March 2004: see reg 1(1).

4 Licence conditions

4Licence conditions

(1)    The granting by the Authority of a licence to a person who falls within section 3(2)(a), (b), (c) or (h) of the Act (person carrying out licensable conduct) in relation to any of the activities to which paragraph 8 of Schedule 2 to the Act applies shall be subject to the conditions set out in paragraph (2).

(2)    Those conditions are—

(a)    the licensee shall display the licence on his person at all times when he is carrying out any activities to which paragraph 8 of Schedule 2 to the Act applies, unless the licence is in the possession of the Authority, or its loss or theft has been notified in accordance with sub-paragraph (b);

(b)    the licensee shall notify the Authority and the police as soon as practicable if he discovers that the licence has been lost or stolen;

(c)    the licensee shall return the licence to the Authority if the Authority so requests;

(d)    the licensee shall notify the Authority as soon as practicable if he receives any conviction or caution, or if he is charged, for an offence identified as a relevant offence for the purposes of this regulation by the Authority in licensing criteria published under section 7 of the Act;

(e)    the licensee shall notify the Authority as soon as practicable of any change in his name or address;

(f)    the licensee shall produce his licence for inspection on the request of any constable, any member or employee of the Authority or other person so authorised by a direction of the Authority;

(g)    the licensee shall not deface or alter his licence, and shall not display a licence which has been defaced or altered;

(h)    the licensee shall notify the Authority as soon as practicable of any change to his right to remain or work in the United Kingdom.

(3)    The granting by the Authority of a licence to a person (not coming within paragraph (1) above) who falls within section 3(2)(d), (e), (f), (g) or (i) of the Act (person acting as a manager, director, employer or partner in relation to licensable conduct) shall be subject to the conditions set out in sub-paragraphs (b) to (h) of paragraph (2) above.

(4)    The granting by the Authority of a licence to engage in any licensable conduct in relation to any activities to which paragraph 8 of Schedule 2 to the Act applies which has been granted to any extent in reliance on the validity of a qualification or licence gained outside the United Kingdom, shall additionally be subject to the conditions set out in paragraph (5).

(5)    Those conditions are—

(a)    the licensee shall notify the Authority as soon as practicable of any changes to the validity of that qualification or licence;

(b)    the licensee shall notify the Authority as soon as practicable of any disciplinary action taken or proposed to be taken against him in connection with that qualification or licence.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 March 2004: see reg 1(1).

5 Licence fee

5Licence fee

The fee payable in relation to an application for the grant of a licence is hereby prescribed as £190.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 March 2004: see reg 1(1).

Signature

Hazel Blears

Minister of State

Home Office

4th February 2004

SCHEDULE 1 Application Form to Engage in Licensable Conduct

SCHEDULE 1Application Form to Engage in Licensable Conduct Regulation 2

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NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 March 2004: see reg 1(1).

SCHEDULE 2 Licence to Carry out Door Supervision of Public Houses etc

SCHEDULE 2Licence to Carry out Door Supervision of Public Houses etc Regulation 3(a)

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NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 March 2004: see reg 1(1).

SCHEDULE 3 Licence to Act as Manager, Director, Employer or Partner in Relation to Door Supervision of Public Houses etc

SCHEDULE 3Licence to Act as Manager, Director, Employer or Partner in Relation to Door Supervision of Public Houses etc Regulation 3(b)
< Name>
< Address Line 1>
< Address Line 2>
< Town/City>
< County>
< Postcode>
<Country>
< Date >
Application reference number < number >
Dear < Name >
This letter confirms that your licence application has been successful. This entitles you to work in the door supervision sector as a non-front line manager, supervisor or employer of a licensed door supervisor or as the director or partner of a company or partnership providing door supervision services [delete roles as appropriate]. This licence does not entitle you to act as a door supervisor.
Your licence number is <number> and expires on <date>
Please keep this letter safe. You will not receive a licence card or certificate.
The conditions of this licence are:
<conditions here>
We reserve the right to add to or amend these conditions.
The following details about your licence will be available to the general public on our website and through the SIA contact centre.
<name> <licence number> <role> <sector>
If you wish to make any enquiries please contact us on 08702 430 100 between 8am—6pm Monday to Friday, quoting your licence number.
YOURS SINCERELY
SIA CONTACT CENTRE
08702 430 100
www.the-sia.org.uk
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 March 2004: see reg 1(1).

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations make provision in relation to applications to the Security Industry Authority for the grant of licences under the Private Security Industry Act 2001 to engage in the activity of door supervision for public houses, clubs and comparable venues.

Regulation 2 prescribes the application form to be used for such applications.

Regulation 3 prescribes the forms of licence to be issued for that activity. A distinction is made between licences for people who carry out that activity themselves and licences for those who act as manager, supervisor, employer or director etc of people who carry out that activity.

Regulation 4 prescribes the conditions on which a licence may be granted.

Regulation 5 specifies the fee to be paid to the Security Industry Authority on the making of an application for a licence.