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Licensing in the wake of the 'Coronavirus, Business Closure' regulations

The 2003 Licensing Act radically changed the premises licensing regime in England and Wales making Local Authorities responsible for the issuing, enforcement and review of premises licences.  However The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Business Closure) (England) Regulations 2020 introduce a number of changes some of which could be much more serious for anyone convicted under these new regulations.

The article is written by Tom Cockroft and Stephen Garbett (pupil barrister)

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Licensing in the wake of the Coronavirus, Business Closure regulations [Adobe PDF]

14 April 2020

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Tom Cockroft