HC Deb 14 July 1988 vol 137 c326W
Mr. Barry Field

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will set out the proposed dates for the implementation of the various sections of the Licensing Act 1988.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

It is intended that the commencement date for sections 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, 16, 17 and 18 of the Licensing Act 1988 will be 1 August; that the remaining sections will be in force on or before 1 September, with the exception of sections 12 and 15, which are likely to be implemented on 1 March 1989.