- Licensing Act 2003 regulates the licensing of premises which sell alcohol and identifies the local authorities as the licensing authorities.
- The Licensing Act 2003 (Mandatory Licensing Conditions) Order 2010 (“the 2010 Order”) set out five conditions that apply to all premises authorised to supply alcohol under a premises licence or club premises certificate. The Licensing Act 2003 (Mandatory Licensing Conditions) (Amendment) Order 2014 (“the 2014 Order”) amended the 2010 Order and replaced the mandatory conditions prescribed in the 2010 Order with the conditions in the 2014 Order.
- Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 added licensing authorities and local health boards as responsible authorities in terms of licensing. It provided the additional powers of Late Night Levy and Early Morning Restriction Orders.
- Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 provided new powers for the police and local agencies (see ASB and Disorder).
- Deregulations Act 2015 provided a reduction in the burden on businesses from legislation with a range of new provisions.
- Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) Wales 2018 brought in a minimum price per unit of alcohol.
- Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Act 2015
- Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011
Wellbeing of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 changed the focus to a proactive and preventative approach for a prosperous and safe night time economy.