Welcome to Licensing Resource
Licensing Resource is a resource website for licensing practitioners in the UK. It is primarily aimed at UK Local Authority officers as a licensing resource of information and documents etc. although the content is also available for use by any practitioner.
Licensing Resource aims to become the largest free and open resource of licensing related material. This includes primary legislation for each function, secondary legislation, amendments, case law and other related resources such as guidance, forms and related links. [More]
LA2003 Locally Set Fees [10 April 2014]
Street Trading and Pedlary Laws: A joint consultation on draft regulations to repeal the Pedlars Acts (UK wide) and make changes to the street trading legislation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland [Closed]
Draft Anti-social Behaviour Bill (Chapter 3) [Closed]
Latest Licensing News
The Government has issued a guide for local authorities on setting licence fees under the Mobile Homes Act 2013 due to come into force on the 1st of April 2014.
You may remember that in May last year the Court of Appeal upheld Mr Justice Keith’s ruling in the High Court that, as a result of the Services Directive, licensing authorities could not charge licensees more than the costs of the authorisation procedures themselves. The High Court held that while the costs of the authorisation – including monitoring compliance of operators – were fairly part of the fee, the costs of enforcement against unlicensed third party operators were not.
On Friday 21st February, the long awaited judgment in D&D Bar Services Ltd v Romford Magistrates' Court and London Borough of Redbridge ( aka "Funky Mojoe") was finally handed down.