Modernising NI entertainment licensing

The Northern Ireland government has started a consultation on entertainment licensing, based on recommendations from a Review Group. The responsible minister is quoted in the official news release as saying that this looks at “putting in place a more modern system which does not put undue burdens on businesses and local community groups” while addressing public risk and disturbance.

Consultation documents are at The consultation runs to 26th June (the press release appears to have the wrong date).

(Source: Bates Wells Braithwaite Briefing)