An application can be made to transfer the Premises Licence, but it has to be made on the appropriate form. Details of the form required are given in bold at the bottom of this section.
The application will need to include the following:-
- Completed application form.
- A scale plan of the premises.
- Written consent of the existing licensee
- The existing Premises Licence
- The fee.
- The applicant must give notice to each of the responsible authorities.
Notice to Responsible Authorities
The applicant has to send a ‘Notice’ to each of the responsible authorities, which are listed below. This must be done within a period of 7 days beginning on the date on which the application is made.
The notice only needs to be sent to the Gambling Commission, the Police, Customs and Excise and the Local Children’s Safeguarding Board.
Matters included in square brackets in the ‘Notice’ are intended to indicate and explain the information to be specified in the notice but are not required to be included in the notice.
Advertising and site notices
There are no requirements to advertise the transfer application or put up site notices.
The application form to transfer a Premises Licence is Form K ‘Application to transfer a Premises Licence under the Gambling Act 2005’ (is on the right hand side of this page).
Notices to responsible authorities’ forms are Form L for ‘Notice of application to transfer a Premises Licence - single applicant’ and Form M for ‘Notice of application to transfer a Premises Licence - multiple applicants’ (are on the right hand side of this page).
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