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Licensing Act 2003: Prosecutions

Volume 476: debated on Monday 19 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions there were under section 149 of the Licensing Act 2003 in each year since its entry into force. (206103)

[holding answer 16 May 2008]: The number of prosecutions under section 149 of the Licensing Act 2003 are contained within the following table. Additionally, there were 104 penalty notices for disorder (PNDs) issued under section 149 of the Licensing Act 2003 in 2005, and a further 133 PNDs issued in 2006.

Number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates courts for offences under section 149 of the Licensing Act 2003, England and Wales, 20051 to 20062,3

Year

Number

143/82

2005

0

143/83

2006

21

1 The Licensing Act 2003 came into effect from 24 November 2005. There were no prosecutions under section 149 of the Act in that year.

2 These data are on the principal offence basis.

3 Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.

Source:

CJEA-OCJR