For many years prior to the adoption of the sexual entertainment venue provisions in the Policing and Crime Act, Secrets have run sexual entertainment venue s in Euston, Holborn, Swiss Cottage and Covent Garden for many years, without regulatory problems.
In a judgement predicted to have a huge impact on the funding of regulation, Westminster City Council has lost its appeal against an earlier High Court decision ruling that its licensing fees for sex shops were un
The licensing of sex establishments includes sex shops, sex cinemas and sexual entertainment venues. Sex shops and cinemas are licensed under schedule 3 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982. Sexual entertainment venues like lap dancing and pole dancing is the newest form of sex establishment introduced in 2009 by the Policing and Crime Act 2009.