Public Entertainment

For PE establishment licence, the licence fee is dependent on the type of entertainment and the permitted hours of operation. The licence for a PE establishment is normally issued for 1 year.

For PE ad-hoc licence, the licence fee depends on the duration of the licence. The rates are $22 per day or $44 per 7 days, consecutive or otherwise.

Please refer to the table below for Fees Schedule.

PUBLIC ENTERTAINMENT LICENCE FEES
PART I

Category Type of public entertainment Grant or renewal of licence
Establishment licence Ad-hoc licence
(per annum)
Type A* Type B# Type C** 1 day 7 days***
1 Any reproduction or transmission of recorded music by any means other than telephony or radio telephony, of any music or song; or any variety act, performance of music, singing or dancing, gymnastics or acrobatics in any place, including a place where dancing by customers is permitted, to which the public or any class of the public has access whether gratuitously or otherwise $720 $960 $1200 $22 $44
2 Any reproduction or transmission of recorded music or song by any means other than telephony or radio telephony in any place where dancing by customers is not allowed and to which the public or any class of the public has access whether gratuitously or otherwise $260 $350 $440 $22 $44
3 Any amusement centre, billiard saloon or computer games centre $360 $480 $600 $22 $44
4 2 game machines or devices where by the manipulation of which chances are given in obtaining prizes in money or kind in any place to which the public or any class of the public has access whether gratuitously or otherwise -
(a) for the first 2 game machines or devices; and $360 $480 $600 $22 $44
(b) for every additional 2 or fewer game machines $360 $480 $600 $22 $44
5 Boxing or wrestling contest $22 $44
6 Any variety act, performance of music, singing or dancing, gymnastics, acrobatics, demonstration or parade (other than ad-hoc performances) $22 $44
7 Circus or exhibition of animals $22 $44
8 Any other entertainment (other than arts entertainment) $22 $44

*A type A licence allows a licensee to operate the public entertainment establishment up to 1 a.m. every Monday to Saturday and 2 a.m. every Sunday and public holiday, subject to the conditions set out by the Licensing Officer in the licence.

# A type B licence allows a licensee to operate the public entertainment establishment up to 3 a.m. every Monday to Saturday and 4 a.m. every Sunday and public holiday, subject to the conditions set out by the Licensing Officer in the licence.

** A type C licence allows a licensee to operate the public entertainment establishment up to 6 a.m. daily, subject to the conditions set out by the Licensing Officer in the licence.

*** The licence is valid for any 7 days, consecutively or otherwise, within a period of 3 months.

PART II

1. For a transfer of licence $44
2. For an amendment to the name or address of a public entertainment establishment in a licence $22
3. For a copy or replacement of a licence $11
Last Updated on 01 August 2017