role of the Licensing Committee
The role of the Licensing
Committee is to exercise the Council’s Licensing,
registration and other miscellaneous functions as specified in
Schedule 1 of the Local Authorities (Functions and
Responsibilities) (England) Regulations, 2000 and any subsequent
Regulations modifying or replacing those Regulations, insofar as
such functions are not the responsibility of any other local
To exercise all the
Council’s powers under the Licensing Act 2003 and any related
legislation, with the exception of determining the Licensing Policy
as set out in section 5(2) of the Act.
To exercise the powers
conferred upon the Licensing Committee by the Gambling Act 2005 and
any related legislation.
To establish a Licensing and
Gambling Acts Sub-Committee.
To make Orders prohibiting the
consumption of alcohol in designated public places under the
Criminal Justice and Police Act, 2001.
To consider any matter referred
to the Committee by the Council, another Committee, the Cabinet or
a Cabinet Member which relates to functions for which the Committee
To determine applications for
sexual entertainment venue licences, formulate a policy, set fees
and standard conditions and all of the Council’s other
functions arising from the adoption of Schedule 3 of the Local
Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982, as
To exercise all the Licensing
functions under the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013.
The full terms of reference for
this committee can be read