Mandatory condition - Irresponsible promotions
1 The responsible person must ensure that staff on relevant premises do not carry out, arrange or participate in any irresponsible promotions in relation to the premises.
2 In this paragraph, an irresponsible promotion means any one or more of the following activities, or substantially similar activities, carried on for the purpose of encouraging the sale or supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises—
a. games or other activities which require or encourage, or are designed to require or encourage, individuals to—
i. drink a quantity of alcohol within a time limit (other than to drink alcohol sold or supplied on the premises before the cessation of the period in which the responsible person is authorised to sell or supply alcohol), or
ii. drink as much alcohol as possible (whether within a time limit or otherwise);
b. provision of unlimited or unspecified quantities of alcohol free or for a fixed or discounted fee to the public or to a group defined by a particular characteristic in a manner which carries a significant risk of undermining a licensing objective;
c. provision of free or discounted alcohol or any other thing as a prize to encourage or reward the purchase and consumption of alcohol over a period of 24 hours or less in a manner which carries a significant risk of undermining a licensing objective;
d. selling or supplying alcohol in association with promotional posters or flyers on, or in the vicinity of, the premises which can reasonably be considered to condone, encourage or glamorise anti-social behaviour or to refer to the effects of drunkenness in any favourable manner;
e. dispensing alcohol directly by one person into the mouth of another (other than where that other person is unable to drink without assistance by reason of disability).
Mandatory condition - Free potable water
The responsible person must ensure that free potable water is provided on request to customers where it is reasonably available.
Mandatory condition - Age verification policy
1 The premises licence holder or club premises certificate holder must ensure that an age verification policy is adopted in respect of the premises in relation to the sale or supply of alcohol.
2 The designated premises supervisor in relation to the premises licence must ensure that the supply of alcohol at the premises is carried on in accordance with the age verification policy.
3 The policy must require individuals who appear to the responsible person to be under 18 years of age (or such older age as may be specified in the policy) to produce on request, before being served alcohol, identification bearing their photograph, date of birth and either—
a. a holographic mark, or
b. an ultraviolet feature.
Mandatory condition - Smaller measures
The responsible person must ensure that—
a. where any of the following alcoholic drinks is sold or supplied for consumption on the premises (other than alcoholic drinks sold or supplied having been made up in advance ready for sale or supply in a securely closed container) it is available to customers in the following measures—
i. beer or cider: ½ pint;
ii. gin, rum, vodka or whisky: 25 ml or 35 ml; and
iii. still wine in a glass: 125 ml;
b. these measures are displayed in a menu, price list or other printed material which is available to customers on the premises; and
c. where a customer does not in relation to a sale of alcohol specify the quantity of alcohol to be sold, the customer is made aware that these measures are available.”
Mandatory condition - Permitted price for alcohol
1. A relevant person shall ensure that no alcohol is sold or supplied for consumption on or off the premises for a price which is less than the permitted price.
2. For the purposes of the condition set out in paragraph 1—
a) “duty” is to be construed in accordance with the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979;
b) “permitted price” is the price found by applying the formula—
P = D + (D x V)
(i) P is the permitted price,
(ii) D is the amount of duty chargeable in relation to the alcohol as if the duty were charged on the date of the sale or supply of the alcohol, and
(iii) V is the rate of value added tax chargeable in relation to the alcohol as if the value added tax were charged on the date of the sale or supply of the alcohol;
c) relevant person” means, in relation to premises in respect of which there is in force a premises licence—
(i) the holder of the premises licence,
(ii) the designated premises supervisor (if any) in respect of such a licence, or
(iii) the personal licence holder who makes or authorises a supply of alcohol under such a licence;
d) “relevant person” means, in relation to premises in respect of which there is in force a club premises certificate, any member or officer of the club present on the premises in a capacity which enables the member or officer to prevent the supply in question; and
e) “value added tax” means value added tax charged in accordance with the Value Added Tax Act 1994.
3. Where the permitted price given by Paragraph (b) of paragraph 2 would (apart from this paragraph) not be a whole number of pennies, the price given by that sub-paragraph shall be taken to be the price actually given by that sub-paragraph rounded up to the nearest penny.
4. (1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies where the permitted price given by Paragraph (b) of paragraph 2 on a day (“the first day”) would be different from the permitted price on the next day (“the second day”) as a result of a change to the rate of duty or value added tax.
(2) The permitted price which would apply on the first day applies to sales or supplies of alcohol which take place before the expiry of the period of 14 days beginning on the second day.
Mandatory condition - Club rules
Conditions laid out in the club rules must be adhered to at all times whilst licensing activities are taking place.
- The club shall train staff on how to defuse situations with the potential to result in disorder.
- The club shall train staff not to serve anyone who is inebriated.
- The club shall train staff to be aware of public safety issues.
- The club shall ensure staff and members of the Rugby Club have been trained in the law in relation to service of alcohol to under 18's, including asking for identification and will be policed by licensed door supervisors.
- A comprehensive staff training record shall be maintained and made available on request to an authorised officer of the licensing authority or a police officer.
- Licensed door supervisors will be employed where appropriate, including at any time that adult entertainment is provided on the premises.
- Anyone involved in alcohol related violence on the premises shall be subject to the Rugby Club’s disciplinary process and/or banned. There shall be a zero tolerance policy in relation to violence on the premises.
- No drink promotions shall take place.
- The Rugby Club shall liaise with the local police on a regular basis. A record of this shall be kept and made available on request to an authorised officer of the licensing authority or a police officer.
- Safety risk assessments shall be in place and regularly updated. A copy of the risk assessments shall be made available on request to an authorised officer of the licensing authority or a police officer.
- The club shall ensure there is wheelchair access to the toilets.
- The Management Committee shall hold an up to date Fire certificate.
- Plastic glasses will be supplied to anyone drinking outside the clubhouse and they will be asked to dispose of the glasses in the litterbins provided on the Playing fields
- Regular litter patrols shall take place to collect any litter both inside the premises and outside on the playing fields, whenever licensable activities are taking place.
- The club shall ensure that their emergency procedures and numbers are clearly publicised within the premises.
- The licence holder shall ensure that a working CCTV system is in place on the exterior of the premises. All CCTV footage shall be retained for a minimum of 28 days. Footage shall be made available to the police and licensing authority upon request, either for viewing immediately or in a format that can be down loaded within 24 hours.
- Prominent notices shall be displayed asking members and guests to leave the clubhouse quietly and to consider the local residents.
- Doors and windows will be kept closed when regulated entertainment is taking place, except for normal access and egress.
- The number of people in the clubhouse shall be controlled.
- Telephone numbers for local taxis shall be kept at the premises.
- No bottles or glass shall be allowed outside the clubhouse.
- A separate bar area shall be set up for those under 18, as shown on the premises plan.
- Children in the bar area shall be supervised by their parents, coaches and managers of the age group.
- Child Protection Officers and other Officers of the Rugby Club shall be present in the bar area when teams from the mini and junior sections are playing.
- Soft drinks shall always be available at the bar.
- The club shall maintain a designated child welfare area.
- There shall be no children under the age of 12 in the clubhouse after 18:00 hours.
- No one under 18 shall be in the clubhouse at any time when adult entertainment is taking place. Licensed door supervisors shall manage access to the clubhouse during adult entertainment.