HOME OFFICE HAS PUBLISHED AN UPDATED VERSION OF S182 GUIDANCE
Government has now published the long awaited update to the S182 Guidance for
the Licensing Act 2003.It can be accessed at
the following link:
S182 Guidance Update - April 2018
This revised guidance takes effect as soon as it is published.
The update includes updates in respect of cumulative impact assessments,
best practice suggestions for hearings and other clarifications in the light of
the House of Lords report and recent legislation.
Where a licence application was made prior to the publication of
the revised guidance, it should be processed in accordance with the guidance in
effect at the time at which the application was made; the revised guidance does
not apply retrospectively. However, all applications received by the licensing
authority on or after the date the revised guidance was published should be
processed in accordance with the revised guidance.