For the first time ever, the liquor licensing code is brought to the licensee in a comprehensive and easy to use guide. "The Licensed Trade: A User's Handbook" is designed for those who work in the industry, including, publicans, hoteliers, theatre licensees, nightclub owners and those who operate off licence premises, supermarkets and convenience stores. "The Licensed Trade: A User's Handbook" explains the implications of the Intoxicating Liquor Act 2008. The essentials of managing a licensed premise are outlined in this book, including: trading hours and late night trading; control of premises; occupiers liability; under-age persons; the smoking ban; employees rights; the right to refuse. This book details the different types of licence and their renewal, transfer and sale. General offences and temporary closure orders are also reviewed. This easy to use handbook is designed as a quick and useful reference for everyone working in the licensed trade.