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Agenda and minutes

Licensing Committee
Monday, 7th February, 2005 10.00 a.m.

Venue: Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham.

Contact: Democratic Services 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairman.

Minutes:

Resolved:- That Councillor Senior be appointed Chairman of the Licensing Committee.

 

(Councillor Senior in the Chair)

2.

Appointment of Vice-Chairman.

Minutes:

Resolved:- That Councillor Woottton be appointed Vice-Chairman of the Licensing Committee.

3.

Licensing Act 2003 - Miscellaneous Issues pdf icon PDF 65 KB

- to consider the report of the Head of Neighbourhood Services concerning various issues relating to the operation of the Licensing Committee and its Sub-Committee.

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report of the Head of Neighbourhood Services relating to various issues concerning the Council’s functions in accordance with the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003:-

 

(1) Delegation of Functions

 

Pursuant to Minute No. B105 of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 8th December, 2004, consideration was given to a scheme of delegation of functions in accordance with the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003.

 

Resolved:- That the following scheme of delegation of Licensing Act 2003 functions be approved:-

 

Matter to be dealt with                                Delegated to

 

Application for Personal Licence                   Sub-Committee (if a Police objection

                                                                                    is made)

 

Application for Personal Licence                   Licensing Officers (if no Police

                                                                                    objection is made)

 

Application for Personal Licence,                   Sub-Committee (all cases)

with unspent convictions

 

Application for Premises Licence /   Sub-Committee (if a relevant

Club Premises Certificate                                          representation is made)

 

Application for Premises Licence      /          Licensing Officers (if no relevant

Club Premises Certificate                                          representation is made)

 

Application for Provisional Statement            Sub-Committee (if a relevant

                                                                                    representation is made)

 

Application for Provisional Statement            Licensing Officers (if no relevant

                                                                                    representation is made)

 

Application to vary Premises              Sub-Committee (if a relevant

Licence / Club Premises Certificate             representation is made)

 

Application to vary Premises              Licensing Officers (if no relevant

Licence / Club Premises Certificate             representation is made)

 

Application to vary designated                       Sub-Committee (if a Police

Personal Licence holder                                             objection is made)

 

Application to vary designated                       Licensing Officers (all other cases)

Personal Licence holder

 

Request to be removed as                 Licensing Officers (all cases)

Designated Personal Licence holder

Application for transfer of Premises Sub-Committee (if a Police

Licence                                                                       objection is made)

 

Application for transfer of Premises Licensing Officers (all other cases)

Licence

 

Application for Interim Authorities                 Sub-Committee (if a Police

                                                                                    objection is made)

 

Application for Interim Authorities                 Licensing Officers (all other cases)

 

Application to review Premises                      Sub-Committee (all cases)

Licence / Club Premises Certificate

 

Decision on whether a complaint is   Sub-Committee (where matter is

irrelevant, frivolous, vexatious, etc.                 referred by Licensing Officers)

 

Decision on whether a complaint is   Licensing Officers (all other cases)

irrelevant, frivolous, vexatious, etc.

 

Determination of a Police                               Sub-Committee (all cases)

representation to a Temporary

Notice event

 

(2) Composition of and Arrangements for the Sub-Committee of the Licensing Committee

 

Consideration was given to the composition of and arrangements for meetings of the Sub-Committee of the Licensing Committee, which is charged with the responsibility of hearing applications for licences issued in accordance with the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003, together with any representations received about such applications.

 

Resolved:- (a) That the Licensing Sub-Committee shall comprise any three Members of the Licensing Committee, the membership of any individual meeting/hearing being arranged on an ad hoc basis, according to the availability of Members.

 

(b) That a substitute Member be appointed for every Sub-Committee meeting/hearing, in case of the unexpected absence or unavailability of one of the appointed Members.

 

(c) That the Head of Legal and Democratic Services prepare a schedule of provisional dates during 2005, on which the meetings/hearings of the Licensing Sub-Committee  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.