Definition of 'Licensed Premises'

For the purpose of the Private Security Industry Act 2001 the definition of 'licensed premises' is:

  • premises in respect of which a premises licence or temporary event notice has effect under the Licensing Act 2003 to authorise the supply of alcohol (within the meaning of section 14 of that Act) for consumption on the premises;
  • premises in respect of which a premises licence or temporary event notice has effect under that Act to authorise the provision of regulated entertainment;
  • premises in respect of which a licence of a prescribed description under any prescribed local statutory provision is for the time being in force;
  • any premises within the meaning given to "licensed premises" in section 147(1) of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005;
  • premises comprised in a place or class of place for the time being specified by resolution under section 9(5)(b) of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 (resolution specifying place or class of place falling to be licensed if to be used as place of public entertainment);
  • premises comprised in a place where an activity for the time being designated under section 44(1) of the 1982 Act (additional activities for which a licence is required) is carried on provided that, in the case of an activity designated under paragraph (a) of that section, the requisite resolution under section 9 of that Act has been obtained;
  • premises in respect of which a licence, or an occasional licence, under the Licensing (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 is in force;
  • any place in respect of which an entertainments licence within the meaning of Schedule 1 to the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 is in force.

Premises are not licensed premises...

  • if there is in force in respect of the premises a premises licence which authorises regulated entertainment within paragraph 2(1)(a) or (b) of Schedule 1 to the Licensing Act 2003 (plays and films)
  • in relation to any occasion on which the premises are being used
    • exclusively for the purposes of a club which holds a club premises certificate in respect of the premises, or
    • for regulated entertainment of the kind mentioned in paragraph 2(1)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Licensing Act 2003 (plays and films), in circumstances where that use is a permitted temporary activity by virtue of Part 5 of the 2003 Act;
  • in relation to any occasion on which a casino premises licence or a bingo premises licence is in force in respect of the premises under the Gambling Act 2005, and the premises are being used wholly or mainly for the purposes for which such a licence is required
  • for Scotland, in relation to any occasion on which a licence is in force in respect of the premises under the Theatres Act 1968 or the Cinemas Act 1985, and the premises are being used wholly or mainly for the purposes for which the licence is required
  • in relation to any occasion on which the premises are being used exclusively for the purposes of a registered club within the meaning of the Registration of Clubs (Northern Ireland) Order 1996
  • in relation to any occasion on which a bingo club licence within the meaning of the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 is in force in respect of the premises, and the premises are being used wholly or mainly for the purposes for which the licence is required.