One dreams a lot about their wedding day. It starts from the wedding attire, to the wedding décor, to the background music, to the cocktail bar and all the excitements associated with a wedding. But the thing one is not aware of is that all of these need a particular license to execute. In this article, we will be discussing about the license and permissions needed to organize a proper wedding function.
Licenses and Permissions needed for a proper Wedding function
- Phonographic Performance Limited License (PPL)
In order to have an ideal fun-filled sangeet night, one needs permission for the DJ to play songs. They need the PPL license for playing background music. It doesn’t matter if you have planned your sangeet in an outdoor wedding venues, one still needs the PPL license for playing music.
- Indian Performing Right Society License (IPRS)
If you are planning for a live performance of an artist or a band or a musician, you must acquire the IPRS license so as to avoid any kind of disturbance while the wedding function is in process. One needs to make sure that the artist is registered with the society, so as to avoid legal troubles.
One of the main licenses to be issued for a wedding is the Excise license. Without the excise license, one is not allowed to provide drinks in a wedding part or ceremony. Legal troubles might occur if the license is not granted and still liquor is being served. So, for having a proper cocktail party, one must gather permission for the excise license
As loudspeakers are termed as one of the reasons for noise pollution, parties and weddings need a proper license to use loudspeakers. Although there are no issues with granting license, but there is a certain time limit for the use of loudspeakers.
There is a license for the proper premises. The premises required for the full enjoyment of a wedding will be under the license contract and those places will receive 24/7 entertainment, including drinks and music.
To provide the guests attending the wedding with amusements, one might perform different things to entertain them. This is a compulsory license needed if the performer is below 18 years of age. The performances can be either from a dance group, or acrobatic or singing.
These are some of the main licenses and permissions needed to organize a proper wedding and without any legal interference. Apart from these, other licenses or permissions needed are:
- NOC from the Traffic Department
- NOC from the Fire Brigade Department
- NOC from the Electrical Inspector
- NOC from the Health Department
As a wedding day is special not only for the couple, but for their families as well, to avoid any hindrances, one should make sure these licenses and permissions are gather on time and are taken proper care of.