In January, a Carmarthen landlord was prosectued, facing £1,100 in court bills, after pleading guilty to eight separate offences contrary to Section 136 of the Licensing Act 2003.
This is a requirement for anyone wishing to hold a personal licence, which is needed by anyone wishing to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol by retail on licensed premises. This qualification covers the main requirements of the Licensing Act 2003 and the legal responsibilities of a personal licence holder.
Through completion of the course you will:
Understand the nature, purpose legal duties associated with a personal license
Understand the roles, responsibilities and functions of licensing authorities and the powers of the police and other authorities in relation to licensed premises
Understand the rights and legal duties of the responsible persons in relation to operation of licensed premises
Understand the law in relation to premises licenses (including protection of children) and temporary event notices
Understand the nature and strength of alcohol and the effect on the body