Mandatory code of conduct for alcohol retailers
The Government has recently announced a new code of conduct for alcohol retailers. This checklist will help you keep track of the implementation dates for the five new mandatory licensing conditions.
Penalties for breaching the code
Premises that breach any of the above conditions will risk a range of sanctions, including:
- Having additional conditions imposed on their licence.
- Losing their licence.
- A maximum £20,000 fine and/or six months imprisonment.
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