What happens if a premises licence holder becomes insolvent?
Sadly, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in instances of premises licence holders becoming insolvent or bankrupt, meaning that the licences then lapse.Read more
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.
|Failing to notify the Council upon application for a grant or renewal of a relevant offence or foreign offence||Applicant||“as soon as is reasonably practicable”, reasonable excuse||£2,500.00|
|Failing to notify the Council of any change in name and address||Personal Licence Holder||“as soon as is reasonably practicable”, reasonable excuse||£500.00|
|Failing to produce or notify the Court of the Personal Licence when being dealt with for a relevant offence||Personal Licence Holder||“no later than his first appearance”; reasonable
|Failing to notify the Council that you have been convicted of a relevant offence/foreign offence where the Court has not already done so||Personal Licence Holder||“as soon as reasonably practicable after the conviction”; reasonable excuse||£500.00|
|Failing to produce the licence for updated to Council within 14 days of notice||Personal Licence Holder||Reasonable excuse||£500.00|
|Failing to produce the Personal Licence for inspection by a constable or authorised officer||Personal Licence Holder||Reasonable excuse||£500.00|
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