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

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

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PART 1 - PUBLIC

LA 16/90

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 12 KB

Minutes:

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

LA 16/91

Minutes pdf icon PDF 51 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of Licensing and Appeals Committee held on 10 October 2016

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the Minutes of the meeting of the Licensing and Appeals Committee held on 10 October 2016 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

Matters for recommendation to the Council

LA 16/92

Delegation of Film Classification pdf icon PDF 53 KB

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Minutes:

The Committee was reminded that all films for public exhibition on licensed premises must be classified by either the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) or the Licensing Authority under powers contained in the Licensing Act 2003 and the report set out details of a proposal to delegate authority for the classification of films from the Licensing Committee to the Director of Central Services and Monitoring Officer. 

 

RECOMMENDED:  That the Director of Central Services be granted the authority to classify films. 

LA 16/93

Policy Statement - Disclosure and Barring Service pdf icon PDF 63 KB

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Minutes:

The report of the Director of Central Services and Monitoring Officer set out details of the arrangements required for the secure storage, handling, use, retention and disposal of Disclosures and Disclosure Information received from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) in respect of applications for Hackney Carriage, Private Hire and Dual Driver’s Licences.

 

RECOMMENDED:  That the Licensing DBS Policy Statement for Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council in respect to Secure Storage, Handling, Use, Retention and Disposal of Disclosures and Disclosure Information, as set out at Annex 1 to the report, be approved by the Council.

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

LA 16/94

Review of Fees and Charges 2017/18 - Licensing Fees pdf icon PDF 55 KB

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Minutes:

The report of the Director of Central Services and Monitoring Officer set out details of the proposed scale of fees and charges for 2017/18 in respect of Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licences, Pleasure Boats and Boatmen, Scrap Metal Dealers, Animal Welfare Licences, Street Trading Consents, Sex Establishments, Acupuncture, Tattooing, Ear Piercing and Electrolysis and Hypnotism.

 

RESOLVED:  That the proposed scale of fees for licences, consents and registrations, as set out in Annex 1 to the report, be adopted with effect from 1 April 2017. 

Matters submitted for Information

LA 16/95

Licensing Overview

Verbal Update

Minutes:

The Licensing and Community Safety Manager provided a verbal update on recent activity within the Licensing and Community Safety services which included the outcome of a recent Appeal to the Magistrates Court against the revocation of private hire driver’s licence; the consultation process to be undertaken following the receipt of a request for a fare increase and the production of a Consolidated Order for the Regulation of Taxi Stands in Tonbridge.  The Committee congratulated Mr Terry Hill of Castle Cars on winning two national awards. 

Matters for consideration in Private

PART 2 - PRIVATE

LA 16/96

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.

Minutes:

There were no items considered in private.