This covers any additional regulations which affect the hospitality sector. There are a number of measures in this section which relate to the sale of alcohol, including the different quantities in which this can be sold . There are also a series of regulations which put in place rules for topics ranging from fireworks through to venues for civil ceremonies and bathing water quality.
You can find all the regulations that relate to wider hospitality below to the left.
|The Water Supply Regulations 2010
This legislation amends both the Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 2000 and the Private Water Supplies Regulations 2009 in order to meet the requirements of EU Directives and deal with quality of water for Human Consumption
|The Protection from Tobacco (Sales from Vending Machines) (England) Regulations 2010
Prohibits the sale of tobacco from vending machines.
|The Measuring Equipment (Intoxicating Liquor) (Amendment) Regulations 2009
Allows for testing of the equipment for measuring and serving intoxicating liquor by sampling and allows approved verifiers to undertake testing.
|The Wine Regulations 2009
“These regulations implement European rules introducing a single market for the production, labelling and trade in wine in the EU.”
|The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008
The Regulations introduce new rules about consumer protection and the responsibility of businesses to trade fairly. It replaces earlier specifc regulations around price marking for food and drink.
|The Bathing Water Regulations 2008
“The aim of these regulations, which transpose a European Directive, are to improve management practices at bathing waters and to
|The Measuring Instruments (Capacity Serving Measures) Regulations 2006
Regulates measuring instruments in relation to capacity serving measures. They set out the requirements for placing capacity serving measures on the market, putting them into use and using them for trade.
|The Marriages and Civil Partnerships (Approved Premises) Regulations 2005
Sets out how buildings (such as hotels) can be approved by Local Authorities for the solemnization of marriage or registration of civil partnership. Allows for a further category of buildings to be approved for civil partnerships (religious buildings).
|The Fireworks (Amendment) Regulations 2004
Amendment to 2004/1836 (below) Changes to licensing requirements for supply of fireworks and prohibitions on supply of sparklers
|The Fireworks Regulations 2004
This regulation introduces curfew on firework use and requires licensing for public sales out of season
|The Fireworks (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 2004
Amendment to 1997/2004 (below) extending the prohibition of supply of fireworks to cover air bombs
|The Weights and Measures (Intoxicating Liquor) (Amendment) Order 2001
Permits the use of 70 ml as a capacity measure
|The Fireworks (Safety) Regulations 1997
The only parts of these regulations still in force bans sales to the public of certain types of fireworks which otherwise could be sold until 2017.
|The Weights and Measures (Intoxicating Liquor) (Amendment) Order 1994
Allows certain drinks to be sold in a 70 ml as a capacity measure
|The Capacity Serving Measures (Intoxicating Liquor) (Amendment) Regulations 1993
Covers the technical requirements for line and brim measures and allows for acceptance of test reports from other Member States
|The Weights and Measures (Intoxicating Liquor) Order 1988
Prescribes the range of quantities in which certain intoxicating liquor may be sold and requires certain information on quantity to be provided to consumers.
|The Capacity Serving Measures (Intoxicating Liquor) Regulations 1988
Sets out the requirements around testing of equipment for measuring and serving intoxicating liquor
|The Measuring Equipment (Intoxicating Liquor) (Amendment) Regulations 1984
Where equipment is being inspected these regualtions places responsibility for assisting an inspector on the relevant Manager, rather than the person in possession of the equipment.
|The Measuring Equipment (Intoxicating Liquor) Regulations 1983
Prescribes the principles of construction, the marking of measuring equipment, testing, passing as fit for use for trade, and stamping of all measuring equipment used for the sale of intoxicating liquor, other than capacity serving measures.
|The Control of Noise (Code of Practice on Noise from Ice-Cream Van Chimes Etc.) Order 1981
The Code of Practice, provides guidance on appropriate methods for minimising noise from ice cream chimes
Tell us what you think should happen to these regulations and why, being specific where possible:
- Should we scrap them altogether?
- Could their purpose be achieved in a non-regulatory way (eg through a voluntary code?) How?
- Could they be reformed, simplified or merged? How?
- Can we reduce their bureaucracy through better implementation? How?
- Can we make their enforcement less burdensome? How?
- Should they be left as they are?