Venue: Meeting Room 1, Council Offices, Priory Road, Spalding
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To sign as a correct record the
minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 29 June 2022 (copy
Consideration was given to the minutes of the
meeting held on 29 June 2022.
That the minutes of the meeting be signed as a
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Committee of the Licensing Authority Update
The Public Protection Manager
will provide an update on the new updated Licensing Act Statutory
The Licensing Officer presented an outline of
changes to the S182 guidance that had been updated on 20 December
- Terms of right to work and
- EEA Citizens were now required to
provide right to work evidence via an eVisa code, generated by the
Government’s online immigration checking service for the
right to work in the UK.
- Lessened burden on persons operating
an alcohol delivery service
- Wording changed to ‘May
consider contacting their Licensing Authority’ in relation to
operating a service within an operating schedule.
- Closure Notices
- Detailed information was now
provided in the guidance around Closure Notices.
- Clarification around Home Office
Immigration Enforcement and Clubs.
- Home Office Immigration Enforcement
was not the responsible authority in relation to club premises
- Updates to TENs statutory limits
- 2022-2023 – TENs limits are
increased from 15 to 20.
- The maximum duration of a TEN
remained at 168 hours or 7 days.
- Maximum number of events authorised
for an individual premises was increased from 21 days to 26
- Clarification that there was no
right of appeal for late TENs following objection by the police or
- Clarification that full variations
should not be used to “vary substantially the premises to
which the licence relates”
- Operating schedules should be
converted to conditions which must be appropriate and proportionate
for the promotion of the licensing objectives.
- Inclusion of ‘Agent of
- An applicant for planning permission
should be required to provide suitable mitigation before a
development had been completed.
- Removal of Annex A documents that
demonstrated entitlement to work in the UK.
- Licensing authorities must have
regard to the s182 guidance, and it was binding on all licensing
authorities to that extent.
- Authorities must have good reason to
depart from the s182 guidance.
Members raised the following points:
- What was the cut off date for TEN
- Officers confirmed that the cut off
date for a TEN was 10 workings days or 5 workings days for a late
- Were there many TEN applications
- Officers confirmed that there were
lots of applications coming in for different events.
- Felt that planning and licensing
applications should be linked.
- Officers responded to say that
Planning and Licensing were separate processes and were considered
under different legal regimes. Planning applications would be
determined first, Licensing afterwards.
Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent.
No other business is permitted unless by reason of special
circumstances, which shall be specified in the minutes, the
Chairman is of the opinion that the item(s) should be considered as
a matter of urgency.