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Venue: Civic Suite, Gibson Building, Kings Hill, West Malling

Contact: Committee Services  Email: committee.services@tmbc.gov.uk

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LA 15/48

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 12 KB


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

LA 15/49

Minutes pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of Licensing and Appeals Committee held on 18 March 2015



RESOLVED:  That the minutes of the meeting of the Licensing and Appeals Committee held on 18 March 2015 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

LA 15/50

Minutes of Panel pdf icon PDF 19 KB

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


27 March 2015

17 April 2015

27 April 2015

30 April 2015

2 June 2015

Additional documents:


RESOLVED:  That the Minutes of the meetings of the Licensing and Appeals Committee sitting as a Panel held on 27 March, 17 April, 27 April, 30 April and 2 June 2015 be received and noted.  

Matters submitted for Information

LA 15/51

Introduction to the Work of the Committee pdf icon PDF 13 KB


The Director of Central Services and the Licensing and Community Safety Manager provided an introduction to the work of the Licensing and Appeals Committee and presented an overview of the Licensing Act 2003, outlined the role and responsibilities of a Licensing Authority, summarised the various licences applied across the Borough and outlined the relevance of the Licensing Objectives applied in respect of premises licences.  A brief outline was provided of the role of the committee when sitting as a Panel in respect of premises licences and temporary event notices.  In addition, an overview of the taxi industry and the different types of taxi licences was presented together with brief examples of the cases reviewed at hearings over recent months.  Members noted that the presentations were an introduction to the work of the Committee and that further training would be required to allow the new members to serve on a Hearing/Panel.  In thanking officers for their presentation the Chairman invited Members to contact Committee Services to provide an indication of their availability for further training.  

Matters for consideration in Private

LA 15/52

Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 28 KB

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.


There were no items considered in private.