Changes taking place in April 2015 affecting the licensed trade

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Important changes take place: on 1 April 2015 concerning the renewal of personal licences under the Licensing Act 2003, on 6 April 2015 arising from (a) the deregulation of regulated entertainment licensing, (b) new rules on the display of cigarettes and tobacco products and (c) the Code of Practice: Powers of Entry coming into force and on 16 April 2015 when changes introduced by the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 come into force.