If you need to obtain a Personal Licence in Ross on Wye, or anywhere else in Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, South Wales, Oxfordshire or the Midlands, call me, Johnny Walker on 07970 134 730 for free details of how to get qualified without fuss.
Having a Personal Licence allows you to supply alcohol or authorise the supply of alcohol from any licensed premises in Ross on Wye, Herefordshire. You must have a Personal Licence if you want to act as the designated premises supervisor (DPS) at any premises licensed to sell alcohol.
Once granted, a Personal Licence remains in force indefinitely. If you are already a Personal Licence holder and your licence has an expiry date, the date is no longer valid and your Personal Licence will remain in force after it has passed.
The Licensing Act 2003 licences the sale of alcohol, the supply of alcohol by registered clubs, the provision of entertainment and the provision of hot food between 11pm and 5am. The Licensing Authority is responsible for the issuing of Personal Licences, Premises Certificates and Club Premises Certificates and for the enforcement of licence conditions.
If you live in Ross on Wye, or anywhere in Herefordshire, you should apply to Herefordshire Licensing Authority to obtain your Personal Licence.
A Personal Licence allows the holder to make and authorise the sale of alcohol. It is required by individuals who may be engaged in making and authorising such sales and supplies. The holder of a Personal Licence does not need to be connected to a particular premises, and once granted the holder may sell or supply alcohol from any licensed premises within England and Wales.
A Personal Licence holder may also apply for 50 temporary event notices per year, 15 per individual premises per calendar year.
A Personal Licence may be surrendered at any time upon the holder giving the Licensing Authority which issued the Licence a notice to that effect, together with the Personal Licence. A Personal Licence is void if, at the time it is granted, the individual to whom it is granted already holds a Personal Licence.
If a Personal Licence holder is convicted of a relevant or foreign offence during the period between submission and determination of the application for a Licence, the holder must, as soon as reasonably practicable, notify their Licensing Authority of the conviction. Failure to do so without reasonable excuse is an offence, subject on conviction to a level 4 fine (£2,500).
If a Personal Licence holder is convicted of a relevant or foreign offence after the Licence is granted the holder must, as soon as reasonably practicable, notify their Licensing Authority of the conviction.
A person who holds a Personal Licence who is charged with a relevant offence must produce the Licence to the Court, no later than his first appearance in a Magistrates’ Court in connection with that offence.
The holder of a Personal Licence must notify their Licensing Authority which issued the Licence, as soon as reasonably practicable, of any change to his name or address, together with a fee of £10.50. The notice must be accompanied by the Personal Licence, or if this is not possible, the reason why the Licence cannot be produced.
Where a Personal Licence holder is on a premises to make or authorise the supply of alcohol and such supplies are authorised either by a Premises Licence or a Temporary Event Notice in respect of which he is the premises user, he must produce his Personal Licence for examination by a constable or an authorised officer when asked to do so.
From 6th April 2017 applicants for Personal Licences have to submit documentation with their application to demonstrate they have permission to be in the UK and are entitled to undertake work relating to the carrying on of a licensable activity. Applicants may provide clear photocopies or scanned copies of documents, which can either be in black and white or colour, and do not need to be endorsed as a copy of the original. Applicants should not submit original documents.
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