Paterson's Licensing Acts

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The full text of the definitive work dealing with licensing law in England and Wales. Paterson's Licensing Acts online provides a detailed and clear analysis of licensing law and contains all relevant statutes & statutory instruments relating to public entertainment, health & safety; liquor licensing; night cafes; betting; gaming; lotteries; appeals, applications & procedure; and fees & fines.

129th Edition, up to date to 1 June 2021


Part 1 (Liquor, Refreshment and Entertainment Licensing)
The Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979 and the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 have been amended by the Sentencing Act 2020.

Statutory Instruments
The Provision of Services Regulations 2009 have been amended by the Public Procurement (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020.

Part 3 (Door Supervisors/Security Industry Authority)
The Private Security Industry Act 2001 has been amended by the Sentencing Act 2020.

Part 5 (Gambling Act 2005)
The Gambling Act 2005 has been amended by SI 2020/1536.

Statutory Instruments
The Tribunal Procedure (First-tier) (General Regulatory Chamber) Rules 2009 have been amended by SI 2020/1637; the Tribunal Procedure (Upper Tribunal) Rules 2008 have been amended by SI 2020/1372.

Part 6 (Appeals, Civil Procedure, Crime)
The Licensed Premises (Exclusion of Certain Persons) Act 1980, the Criminal Justice Act 1982 and the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 have been amended by the Sentencing Act 2020.

Statutory Instruments
The Criminal Procedure Rules 2020 have been amended by SI 2021/40.


Peter J Veits, Barrister, Clerk to Lincoln and Gainsborough Justices, Chair JCS Licensing Committee  Contributor
John Saunders, QC, Barrister, of Gray's Inn, Citadel Chambers  General editor
Simon Mehigan, QC, Barrister of Lincoln's Inn, 5 Paper Buildings  General editor
David Lucas, Solicitor & Partner, Poppleston Allen, Licensing Solicitors  Contributor
Peter Coulson, LLB, Editor of Licensing Review  Contributor
Clare Johnson, Solicitor & Partner, Grosschalks   Contributor
Philip Kolvin, Barrister, 2-3 Gray's Inn Square   Contributor
Jeremy Phillips  General editor
Ian Seeley, Solicitor, Nottinghamshire Police  Contributor
Julian B Knowles, Barrister of the Inner Temple, Matrix Chambers  Contributor
Gerald Gouriet, Barrister, 3 Raymond Buildings  Contributor
Dale Collins, Solicitor, Osborne Clarke   Contributor
Craig Baylis, Solicitor & Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner  Contributor