Background
Background

Licensing committee

Is responsible for:

  • The discharge on behalf of the council of all licensing functions contained in the Licensing Act 2003 other than the determination of a licensing policy in accordance with section 5 of that Act.
  • The discharge on behalf of the council of all licensing functions contained in the Gambling Act 2005 other than the determination of a gambling policy in accordance with section 349 of that Act.
  • Fee setting, where appropriate, under the Gambling Act 2005, Town and Police Clauses Act 1847 and the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976
  • The review of premises licences of a particular class by the licensing authority under section 200(1) of the Gambling Act 2005.