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Consultation open for relaxation of hours to mark 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan (VJ) Day

The celebrations fall on the evening of Saturday 15 August 2020

“The government today has announced it will consult on a proposal to relax licensing hours to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan (VJ) Day.

The proposed order will be to extend licensing hours from 2300 on the Saturday 15 August 2020 until 0100 the following morning, Sunday 16 August 2020.

In a written statement made to the Home Office, Kit Malthouse – The Minister of State for Crime, Policing and the Fire Service – said that this proposal will be subject to a short consultation with selected partners including licensing authorities, the police, residents and the licensed trade.


For further information on this or any other legal related licensing issues contact solicitor Andy Grimsey 0115 953 8500 or email a.grimsey@popall.co.uk.

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