Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Items of Urgent Business

To determine any other items of business which the Chair decides should be considered as a matter of urgency pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

There was no urgent business.

2.

Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

3.

Declarations of Interests

Please indicate if there are any interests which should be declared.  A declaration of an interest should indicate the nature of the interest (if not already declared on the Register of Interests) and the agenda item to which it relates.  If a disclosable pecuniary interest is declared, the member should withdraw from the room whilst the matter is discussed.

Minutes:

There was no declarations of interest.

4.

Exclusion of Press and Public

That in accordance with Regulation 14(2) of the Licensing Act 2003 (Hearing Regulations) 2005, the press and public be excluded from the Hearing.

 

Minutes:

Note: Due to the error which meant the public were not able to watch the end of the debate and the vote to exclude the press and public, the Monitoring Officer has ruled that the decision made by the Sub-Committee cannot stand.  This is because it did not meet the legal requirement that it be taken in public.

5.

To consider an application to review a personal licence

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting and declared that the Sub-Committee was sitting to consider a review of a Personal Licence.  She introduced the Sub-Committee, the Borough Council officers and the Legal Advisor and explained their roles. 

6.

Procedure which will be followed at the Hearing

Minutes:

At the request of the Chair, the Legal Advisor outlined the procedure which would be followed at the Hearing.

7.

Report of the Licensing Officer

Minutes:

At the request of the Chair, the Licensing Officer presented her report to the Sub-Committee and responded to questions from all parties.

8.

Responsible Authorities Case

Minutes:

At the request of the Chair the representative from Norfolk Constabulary presented his case and responded to questions from all parties.

9.

Licence Holders Case

Minutes:

At the request of the Chair, the Licence Holder presented his case and responded to questions from all parties.

10.

Summing Up

Minutes:

All parties summed up their case.

11.

Outstanding Matters

Minutes:

The Legal Advisor outlined the outstanding matters and also provided detail of the Legal advice she would be providing to the Sub-Committee whilst they retired to make their decision.

12.

Decision

Minutes:

The Panel retired to consider its decision in private, accompanied by the Democratic Services Officer and the Legal Advisor on specific points of law and procedure.

 

After the Hearing the Decision Notice was circulated to all parties.

13.

Decision Notice