Further to our recent article, the Government has now published the explanatory document for the legislative reform order.


The Legislative Reform (Entertainment Licensing) Order 2014The Legislative Reform Order to amend the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 in respect of entertainment licensing was laid before Parliament on 8 July 2014 and comes into force on 6th April 2015.

What entertainment is exempt and when?Have you lost track of which forms of previously regulated entertainment is now deregulated and under which circumstances?  If so, you might find the DCMS’ Q&A on deregulated entertainment helpful. 

DCMS Consultation on Further Entertainment ExemptionsThe DCMS has launched a consultation on further measures to exempt certain forms of entertainment.

This week we reported that the Draft Deregulation Bill set out a proposal to exempt the exhibition of films in community premises.

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