This resource is available as a booklet to download or as a folder resource. It provides an overview of the legal obligations and responsibilities of premises with alcohol on-licences. The folder resource has space to collate all relevant information in one place. The toolkit includes templates, forms and checklists that can also be downloaded in PDF form here.
Please note the folder toolkit resource is currently only for bars and taverns.
If you would like to receive a copy of the folder resource, contact your local licensing inspector or public health officer who can order and deliver it to your premises. Only licensing inspectors and public health officers should order copies of the folder resource but anyone can download the PDF booklet version.
The Good Vibes Guide provides useful ideas for anyone wanting to organise a successful alcohol-free event for young people, such as school balls, music or sports events, and family gatherings. This short book resource (16 pages) was developed with ZEAL.
It is available below as an online print-friendly version. A digital version can be found here and ZEAL's Good Vibes videos here
Host responsibility: guidelines for licensed premises
31 October 2017
This is a booklet for bars, taverns, restaurants, cafes and clubs. It provides guidance on strategies and tools to assist staff in licensed premises meet host responsibility requirements under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. A sample host responsibility policy is included.
Objecting to a licence to sell or supply alcohol: A guide to objections and hearings
31 October 2017
This guide is for people who are concerned about an application for a new or renewed alcohol licence in their community. It will help you decide whether to make an objection to a licence, and lead you through the objection and hearings process under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.
The Controlled Purchase Operations (CPOs) Guidelines book is a tool for those whose roles include responsibility for monitoring and enforcing the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012, specifically to reduce the illegal sale of alcohol from licensed premises to under-age people. It is of particular use for Police, Medical Officers of Health and Licensing Inspectors but can also be used as an educative resource for licensees, their staff and the wider community.
This book resource, which includes checklists, information sheets and forms, is only available electronically.
National Guidance on Alcohol Promotions - On-licensed premises
1 September 2017
This guidance sheet is about alcohol advertising, promotions, activities and events that are likely to be considered acceptable or unacceptable in on-licensed premises under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. The Act has offences and penalties for certain ‘irresponsible’ alcohol promotions or activities.
National Guidance on Alcohol Promotions - Off-licensed premises
1 September 2017
This guidance sheet is about alcohol advertising, promotions, activities and events that are likely to be considered acceptable or unacceptable in off-licensed premises under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. The Act has offences and penalties for certain ‘irresponsible’ alcohol promotions or activities.
An A4 signage poster for off-licensed premises. It reminds customers of the law that intoxicated people will not be served alcohol or allowed on the premises and the ID they need to show to be served alcohol if they look under 25.