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PART 1 - PUBLIC

LA 14/39

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

LA 14/40

Minutes pdf icon PDF 37 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of Licensing and Appeals Committee held on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the Minutes of the meeting of the Licensing and Appeals Committee held on 19 March 2014 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

LA 14/41

Minutes of Panel pdf icon PDF 25 KB

To receive the Minutes of the following meetings of the Licensing and Appeals Committee sitting as a Panel:

 

Minutes – 27 March 2014

Minutes – 24 April 2014

Minutes – 6 June 2014 (To follow)

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Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the Minutes of the meetings of the Licensing and Appeals Committee sitting as a Panel held on 27 March, 24 April and 6 June 2014 be received and noted.

Matters for recommendation to the Council

LA 14/42

Adoption of Byelaws to Regulate Acupuncture, Tattooing, Semi-Permanent Skin Colouring, Cosmetic Piercing and Electrolysis pdf icon PDF 32 KB

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Minutes:

Further to Minute LA 14/10 the Director of Central Services and Monitoring Officer reported that, unlike tattooing, semi-permanent skin-colouring, cosmetic piercing and electrolysis, acupuncture was dealt with under Section 14 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982.  He advised that the Council needed to pass a new resolution to ensure that acupuncture was included in the adoption of a new single consolidated set of byelaws.

 

RECOMMENDED:  That

 

(1)       the Council adopt the model byelaws (attached as Appendix 2 to the report) for the regulation of acupuncture, tattooing, semi-permanent skin colouring, cosmetic piercing and electrolysis in accordance with sections 14 and 15 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 as amended by section 120 of the Local Government Act 2003 and authorise the Director of Central Services to apply to the Secretary of State for confirmation; and

 

(2)       the relevant registration requirements come into effect from the date on which the byelaws referred to in (1) above are confirmed by the Secretary of State and the current byelaws revoked.

*Referred to Council

Decisions taken under Delegated powers in accordance with Paragraph 3, Part 3 of the Constitution

LA 14/43

Unmet Demand Survey - Hackney Carriage Vehicles pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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Minutes:

The report of the Director of Central Services and Monitoring Officer outlined the response to a questionnaire sent to current licensed hackney carriage drivers and dual badge holders to gauge their opinion of undertaking an Unmet Demand Survey to determine whether a limit should be placed on the number of licensed hackney carriage vehicles. 

 

RESOLVED:  That the Hackney Carriage and Dual Drivers be advised that the Licensing and Appeals Committee had considered their request and found that there was no compelling case to undertake an unmet demand survey. 

LA 14/44

Annual Review of Performance/Key Changes pdf icon PDF 400 KB

Minutes:

The report of the Director of Central Services and Monitoring Officer provided an annual review of performance and key changes within Licensing Services for the period from April 2013 to May 2014. 

 

RESOLVED:  That the Annual Review of Licensing Services 2013/14 be noted. 

LA 14/45

Relaxation of Licensing Hours for World Cup pdf icon PDF 50 KB

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Minutes:

The report of the Director of Central Services and Monitoring Officer set out details of the implications of the relaxation of licensing hours during the FIFA World Cup 2014.

 

RESOLVED:  That the report of the Director of Central Services be noted. 

Matters for consideration in Private

LA 14/46

Exclusion of Press and Public

The Chairman to move that the press and public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting during consideration of any items the publication of which would disclose exempt information.

Minutes:

There were no items considered in private.