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Guidance

Guidance to licensing authorities

Our guidance for licensing authorities.

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10 - Advertisement and publication

Advertising the policy statement or revisions

6.67 Before a statement or revision comes into effect, the regulations referred to at paragraph 6.11 require licensing authorities to publish a notice of their intention to publish a statement or revision. The notice must:

  • specify the date on which the statement or revision is to be published
  • specify the date on which the statement or revision will come into effect
  • specify the internet address where the statement or revision will be published and the address of the premises at which it may be inspected
  • be published on the authority’s website and in/on one or more of the following places for at least four weeks before it comes into effect:
  • a local newspaper circulating in the area covered by the statement
  • a local newsletter, circular, or similar document circulating in the area covered by the statement
  • a public notice board in or near the principal office of the authority
  • a public notice board on the premises of public libraries in the area covered by the statement.

Publishing the policy statement or revisions

6.68 The regulations at paragraph 6.11 stipulate that the policy statement or any subsequent revision, must be published on the licensing authority’s website and be made available at reasonable times for inspection by members of the public at one or more public libraries in the area covered by the statement or in other premises situated in that area. The statement or revision must be published at least four weeks before it takes effect.

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