Legislation and Policy Considerations

1.      The following provisions of The Licensing Act 2003 apply to this application:  S4 general duties of licensing authorities; s17 application for premises licence; s18 determination of application for premises licence; s23 grant or rejection of application; ss19, 20 and 21 mandatory conditions; The Licensing Act (Mandatory Licensing Conditions) Order 2010; and The Licensing Act 2003 (Mandatory Conditions) Order 2014.         


2.      The following provisions of The Licensing Act 2003 (Premises Licences and Club Premises Certificates) Regulations 2005 apply to this application:  Regulation 42, Part 2 (Premises licences) and Part 4 (General) relating to applications, notices and representations and advertisement of applications


3.      The following provisions of the Secretary of State’s guidance apply to this application:  Section 2 The Licensing Objectives; Section 9 Determining applications; Section 10 Conditions attached to premises licences and club certificates; and Section 14 Statements of licensing policy.


4.      The following paragraphs of the licensing authority’s statement of licensing policy apply to this application:  5.0 Applications for Premises Licences, Club Premises Certificates and Variations; 6.0 Guidelines for Applicants; 7.0 Saturation and Cumulative Impact and 8.0 Licensing Hours.


5.      The Committee is reminded of their duty under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 to consider the crime and disorder implications of their decisions and the authority’s responsibility to co-operate in the reduction of crime and disorder in the city.


6.      The Committee is reminded that the Human Rights Act 1998 guarantees the right to a fair hearing for all parties in the determination of their civil rights.  The Act also provides for the protection of property, which may include licences in existence, and the protection of private and family life.












Amended 24/04/17