Club gaming permits may be granted to members' clubs and miners' welfare institutes (but not commercial clubs), to authorise the use of up to 3 category B3A, B4, C or D gaming machines (3 machines in total), as well as equal chance gaming and games of chance as prescribed in the regulations.
If a club does not wish to have a club gaming permit or if they are a commercial club not permitted to provide non-machine gaming, they may apply for a club machine permit. This authorises the use of up to three category B4, C or D gaming machines (3 machines in total).
A club premises certificate is required by social, sporting or political members clubs in order to sell or supply alcohol and/or provide regulated entertainment, like musical performances or film screenings to members or guests.
An Early Morning Alcohol Restriction Order (EMRO) enables licensing authorities to restrict sales of alcohol in the whole or a part of their areas for any specified period between 12 midnight and 6 am, if they consider this appropriate for the promotion of the licensing objectives.
Family entertainment centre gaming machine permits allow operators of family-oriented premises to make a number of low-value gaming machines available for use. Applications for permits can be made by persons who occupy (or propose to occupy) the premises to which the application relates, and who intend to use the premises as a family entertainment centre. All applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
Food businesses must be registered with the local authority for a designated time period prior to commencement of business. Failure to register is an automatic offence. In the UK butcher shops and premises selling raw and cooked meats are subject to separate legislation.
Any food premises which deals with products of animal origin such as meat, dairy, egg or fish is required to be inspected and approved by the local authority. Food premises approved under these regulations must meet additional requirements above the general requirements for food premises as they usually involve more high risk operations.
Licences for any premises where gambling takes place. Issuing of the licences is the responsibility of the local authority.
Temporary use notices (TUN) allow the use of premises for gambling where there is no premises licence but where a gambling operator wishes to use the premises temporarily for providing facilities for gambling. A temporary use notice must be lodged with the licensing authority not less than 3 months and 1 day before the day on which the gambling event will begin.
A licence may be required in order to operate a track for greyhound racing. In the UK anyone wishing to open a greyhound racing track which is not a member of the Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) must obtain a licence.
A late night refreshment house licence is required when a building (that does not have a justices licence in force) is kept open for public refreshment between 10 o'clock at night and 5 o'clock the following morning. Applications may be considered jointly by the local authority, police and fire authorities.
These apply to premises with a Licensing Act 2003 on-premises alcohol licence where alcohol can be sold without food. There is no limit on the number of machines, but applicants must specify the number they are applying for. Two machines or less: Automatic entitlement to for up to 2 category C or D machines without requiring a permit. A Notification Form must be completed. Three or more machines: An alcohol licensed premises gaming machine permit must be applied for. However, an application may not be made if a premises licence, issued under the Gambling Act, is already in effect at the premises.
A licence is required to conduct small lotteries, raffles etc. by societies raising money for charity, sports and other similar purposes, for non-personal or non-commercial reasons.
Granting of personal licences to individuals to supply, or to authorise the supply of alcohol.
Any premises requires a licence in order to carry out retail sale of alcohol or the provision of regulated entertainment or the provision of late night refreshment. A premises can be any location where such activities take place including a building, a moveable structure, an open space, a vehicle or vessel.
Prize gaming is a form of gambling in which neither the nature nor the size of the prize is determined by the number of persons playing or the amount paid for or raised by the gaming. The prize can be a cash or non-cash prize. The permit will have effect for 10 years and there is no annual fee. The following premises are authorised by the Act to offer prize gaming, subject to certain conditions, and do not require a separate Prize Gaming Permit: Holders of Adult Gaming Centre Premises Licences / Holders of Family Entertainment Centre Premises Licences / Holders of Family Entertainment Centre Gaming Machine Permits / Travelling Fairs / Bingo Halls. Prize gaming permits do not permit the provision of gaming machines and holders of premises licences under the Act and holders of club gaming permits may not apply for prize gaming permits.
In order to operate a sex shop or other sex establishment as defined under relevant legislation a licence is required. All applications must be advertised in the local press. In addition, where the application is in respect of a premise, a notice must be displayed outside the premises. The local authority is responsible for processing applications and issuing of licences.
Designated sports grounds are required to obtain a licence in order to operate. The certificate contains such terms and conditions as the local authority considers necessary or expedient to secure reasonable safety at the stadium when it is in use for the specified activity or activities. The specified activities could include non-sporting activities in addition to the sporting activities which initially attract the application. In the UK designated grounds are those with a capacity of more than 10,000, or in the case of Premier or Football League ground more than 5,000. These figures can be amended by the Executive using powers in legislation.
A safety certificate is required in respect of the use, at a sports ground, which is not a designated sports ground, (i.e. stadiums with a capacity of more than 10,000, or in the case of a Premier or Football League ground, more than 5,000), of each stand which provides covered accommodation for 500 or more spectators to view activities at the ground. Such a stand is referred to as a 'regulated stand'.
All performances which involve hypnotism must be licenced and the premises in which the performance is to be held must also be licensed for regulated entertainment.
Permission is required from the local authority to place furniture on pavements - other legislation may apply depending on the premises.
An event organiser who wishes to provide alcohol or certain types of entertainment must issue a Temporary Event Notice. The notice is issued to the local licensing authority (usually the borough, district or unitary council) and the police, either of whom can object to the Notice.
A licence is required by anyone carrying on bookmaking on any betting track. This extends to any premises on which races, of any description, athletic sports or other sporting events take place.
Occasional use notices can be used to permit the use of tracks (as defined by the Gambling Act 2005), to be used as premises for gambling, where there is no premises licence, but where a gambling operator wishes to use the premises temporarily for providing facilities for gambling. The same premises can not provide facilities for gambling on more than 8 days in a calendar year. Notice must be provided by a person who is responsible for the administration of events on the track or by an occupier of the track and must only be served on the Licensing Authority.
Minibus Permits can be issued to organisations concerned with religion, education, recreation, social welfare and other activities of benefit to the community. Permits can allow the use of a minibus with between 9 and 16 passenger seats for hire and reward,. In the UK these permits - also known as Section 19 permits - can be issued without the need for the operator to hold a Public Service Vehicle (PSV) Operator's Licence.