Committee details

Licensing Committee

Purpose of committee

Purpose

 

To be responsible for discharging the Council’s functions under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005.

 

To be responsible for licensing and registration functions other than those contained in the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005.

 

Function

 

The function of the Licensing Committee is:

 

1.    To agree policies and procedures for the implementation of the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005.

 

2.    To agree the published statement required by the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005.

 

3.    To maintain and review the operation of the licensing policies required by the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005.

 

4.    To carry out its functions in accordance with Regulations and published Government Guidance and to regulate its own procedures and those of its sub-committees, where necessary.

 

5.    To appoint sub-committees to determine applications for licences or registration where the application could not or should not be dealt with by officers under delegated powers.

 

6.    To delegate functions to its sub-committees and to officers as allowed by the Licensing Act 2003, the Gambling Act 2005 and other legislation.

 

7.    To determine applications for licences or registration where the application is not delegated to either a sub-committee or an officer.

 

8.    To maintain and review the operation of licensing policies, other than those required by the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005.

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Cathy Hayward, Committee Services Officer. Tel.: 020 8770 4990 | Email:  committeeservices@sutton.gov.uk

Postal address:
Civic Offices
St Nicholas Way
Sutton
SM1 1EA