Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee
Tuesday, 16th February, 2021 10.00 am

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    Items
    No. Item

    9.

    Apologies for Absence

    To receive any apologies for absence.

    Minutes:

    There were no apologies for absence.

    10.

    Appointment of Substitute Members

    To note appointment of Substitute Members.

    Minutes:

    There were no substitute members appointed.

    11.

    Declarations of Interest

    To receive any declarations of interest from Members in respect of business to be transacted on the agenda.

    Minutes:

    There were no declarations of interest made.

    12.

    Exclusion of the Press and Public

    The recommendation is attached.

     

    MATTERS WHICH THE MANAGEMENT TEAM SUGGESTS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED IN PRIVATE AS THE REPORT CONTAINS EXEMPT INFORMATION AS DEFINED WITHIN PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 12A OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 AS INDICATED AND IN RESPECT OF WHICH THE PROPER OFFICER CONSIDERS THAT THE PUBLIC INTEREST IN MAINTAINING THE EXEMPTION OUTWEIGHS THE PUBLIC INTEREST IN DISCLOSING THE INFORMATION

    Minutes:

    It was moved by Councillor O C de R Richardson, duly seconded and

     

    RESOLVED:   That, under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the remainder of the business on the grounds that the items to be considered involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Act.

    13.

    Licensing Act 2003 - Personal Licence Holder in receipt of convictions since the issue of the licence

    The Sub-Committee is requested to consider the attached report of the Licensing Team Leader.

     

    The procedure to be followed by the Sub-Committee is attached to this agenda.

    Minutes:

    The Sub-Committee considered the report of the Licensing Team Leader containing details of a Personal Licence holder, licensed by Dover District Council as the licensing authority, and who had been convicted of a relevant offence (as defined in Schedule 4 of the Licensing Act 2003). In accordance with Section 132A(4) of the Licensing Act 2003 a Notice was served. The Licensing Sub-Committee was to determine what action, if any, should be taken in regard to the Personal Licence.

     

    The Sub-Committee considered the representations of the applicant and their supporting person and took into account the relevant legislation, regulations and policy as follows:

     

    (i)           The Licensing Act 2003 and in particular guidance given under Section 182 of the Act.

     

    (ii)         Section 132A of the Licensing Act 2003.

     

    (iii)        Dover District Council’s Licensing Policy.

     

    (iv)        Article 6 of the Human Rights Act (Right to a fair trial).

     

    (v)     Section 17 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Duty to consider crime and disorder implications).

     

    RESOLVED:   That the Personal Licence be revoked.

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