A manager with a current Manager's Certificate must be on duty at all times on the premises while alcohol is being sold and consumed. The manager's name must be clearly visible inside the premises.
Temporary and Acting Managers
Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012, Sections 229 and 230 set out the provisions for a licensee to appoint a Temporary or an Acting Manager in cases where a manager is absent or ill.
If the appointment is more than 48 hours, notice of that appointment must be given to Police and Hastings District Licensing Committee.