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PART 1 - PUBLIC

LA 18/58

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 12 KB

Minutes:

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

LA 18/59

Minutes pdf icon PDF 52 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of Licensing and Appeals Committee held on 21 May 2018

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the Minutes of the meeting of the Licensing and Appeals Committee held on 21 May 2018 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

LA 18/60

Minutes of Panel pdf icon PDF 53 KB

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

 

17 May 2018

 

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the Minutes of the meeting of the Licensing and Appeals Committee sitting as a Panel held on 17 May 2018 be received and noted.  

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

LA 18/61

Gambling Act 2005 - Revised Statement of Principles for Gambling pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the Director of Central Services and Monitoring Officer presented a revised Statement of Principles (Policy) for Gambling under the Gambling Act 2005 for the period 31 January 2019 to 30 January 2022.  The draft statement had been prepared having regard to guidance from the Gambling Commission and the report highlighted the licensing objectives, the responsible authorities for the Borough and the process for consultation over a twelve week period and adoption of the new policy.

 

RESOLVED:  That the draft policy set out at Annex 1 to the report be approved for consultation.

Matters submitted for Information

LA 18/62

Changes to Animal Licensing Legislation pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Minutes:

The report of the Director of Central Services and Monitoring Officer advised that the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 were due to come into force on 1 October 2018.  The new legislation would introduce an updated licensing system for five activities involving animals, requiring businesses undertaking such activities to meet modern minimum animal welfare standards.  It was noted that a more detailed report would be considered at the next meeting following the issue of government guidance on the new licensing system.

 

RESOLVED:  That the report be received and noted.

LA 18/63

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.