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Saturday, July 7, 2012

Home Office decisions on EMROs and Late Night Levy following consultation

The government has published its response to the consultation Dealing with the Problems of Late Night Drinking [pdf]. Draft legislation has been laid in parliament so that later this year local councils will be able to:

  • use early morning alcohol restriction orders (EMROs) to restrict the sale of alcohol in all or part of their areas between midnight and 6am
  • charge a levy for late-night licences to contribute to the cost of extra policing, and other costs linked to late-night drinking like street cleaning > > > > Read More