Alcohol Game Plan for club committees - Managing alcohol in clubs
1 February 2018
This is a short guide for club committees and managers with a club licence to serve and supply alcohol. It outlines key requirements about the law, such as, only serving alcohol to club members or guests of members, club alcohol and host responsibility policies, bar staff training, alcohol management plans, and penalties and fines.
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, taverns, restaurants and other on-licensed premises.
If you are a licensee and would like to order a copy, contact your local licensing inspector or public health officer who can 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
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.