The Licensing Act 2003 imposes certain mandatory conditions on premises licences and club premises certificates. Until 6 April 2010 these were all shown on the face of each individual licence or certificate.
On 6 April 2010 revised legislation came into operation, which had the effect of imposing additional mandatory conditions on existing premises licences and club premises certificates that authorise the sale or supply of alcohol. There is no specific requirement for licensing authorities to add these to existing licences. Three new conditions are enforceable from 6 April 2010 onwards and two more from 1 October 2010.
The new mandatory conditions are shown on the attached document. Please note that these are enforceable even if they do not appear on an individual premises licence or certificate.
Leicester City Council intends to add the new mandatory conditions to existing licences and certificates where appropriate, when they are returned to the Licensing section for other reasons (such as a variation of the licence, a change of designated premises supervisor, a transfer to a new operator, etc). At a later date we will write to the holders of the remaining licences and certificates asking them to return their premises licence or club premises certificate to us in order for it to be updated.
Most premises licences and club certificates will also have additional conditions that are specific to that particular premises. These have either been proposed by the licence holder at the time of an application or were imposed by the Licensing Authority following a formal hearing.